Having online forms that speak to the seriousness of dentistry is what you should expect in today's world-not just online forms that provide a basic necessity to your practice. Dr. Tom Cockerell, CEO and founder of Dental Symphony's clinically advanced products explains our unique pre-clinical assessment inside our online forms and presentation accounts.
In this series, we are looking at a number of different patients that any new dentist could encounter on their very first day in practice. As there is another class of recent graduates in 2015, it's always exciting to think about beginning to practice in the real world. The first patient had a number of … Continue reading Your First Day In Practice: Patient #2
Why we need modern dental software and interoperability It has always been troubling to me that patients spend years under the care of a dentist and then when moving to another practice there is loss of continuity. The patient’s record does not follow the patient.This was not as big of a problem when paper records … Continue reading Why we need modern dental software and interoperability
With a new class of dentists just graduating from dental school all around the U.S., it seems apropos to think about what it will be like for them to begin practicing. As a former new dentist, I know it’s an exciting time that can also be quite daunting. Let's consider four different types of patients a … Continue reading Your First Day in Practice: Patient #1
Let’s just admit that periodontal charting is not the most fun thing to do. Here’s a short list of why: It soaks up valuable clinical time It is done as much for legal reasons as clinical reasons The clinical use of the data is limited Many clinicians only chart pocket depth (PD). But, unless one notes both … Continue reading Dental Office Time Management and Patient Care Series: Ultra Fast Periodontal Charting
We move now to step 2: The Examination (Chair Side Forms). All dentists know how to complete an examination so it is not necessary to go into that, except to remind the reader that there are only two types of consultations for new patients according to the ADA’s CDT codes. Keeping this in mind makes … Continue reading Dental Office Time Management and Patient Care Series: Patient Examination
Veterans Day is when we get to say Thank You to all the men and women have served in the military during wartime and peacetime for the United States of America. On this day we acknowledge those brave souls who have served, sacrificed and contributed to our nation's security. The origins of Veterans Day began … Continue reading Thank you Veterans!