This video gives you an inside look on how a dental support organization (DSO) uses Denticon dental software to help standardize its operations.
See how Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County uses the power of the Denticon cloud to achieve its mission and see more patients across multiple treatment sites (and on the go)!
Two elements drive your dental practice or DSO success. There are business elements and there are customer (patient) service elements. Improving..
We recently hosted Laurie Owens, the Director of Medical Billing at Devdent for an online webinar. Her discussion about how dentists can utilize..
In this multi-part series, we will be answering some of your most burning questions about Denticon. If you’re in the market for a new dental..
Having an advantage in dentistry is rarely the result of one strategy. Like sports it’s more of a team effort relative to understanding the..
Welcome to the first of a multi-part series where we answer the question: “Why Denticon?” If you’re in the market for a dental practice management..
There are reasons people seek dentistry. And there are reasons you’re able to be there for them when they do. It has everything to do with your..
Perhaps one of your top “can’t-wait” moments for your dental practice or dental organization right now is “starting fresh!” After 2020 you might..
“If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going.” - Maya Angelou
The relevance of Angelou’s poetic perspective is..
Trend forecasting in 2020 (for 2021) might seem a bit skewed given the COVID-19 pandemic shake-up. But there are 2021 trends in dentistry that are..
HIPAA compliance is a vital part of managing your dental practice. Compliance not only helps protect your patients’ information but also your..
Not to “wish-life-away,” but if there was ever a year we wanted to wrap up quickly, it’s 2020. Challenging only begins to describe it. Yet, in..
Dependence or independence? Relative to your insurance provider network your answer is probably affected by profitability. Even so, independence..
“Watch-your-back!” That serves as a warning these days especially related to cybersecurity and ransomware threats to your dental practice database.
What’s the “linchpin” of dental practice efficiency? That depends. But in your experience you’ll probably realize it has more to do with a variety..
If you’re glass-half-full person there’s reason to be hopeful. Perspective being what it is…the changes in dental insurance coverage could signal..
You might not be where you want to be. But wherever you are it’s certain that a dental practice cash-flow strategy can provide momentum.
You know that feeling of “breaking-free” from something that’s held you captive? Compare that experience to being set free from the “clutches” of..
Selecting the imaging software solution for your practice is not a decision to be..
It might appear that 2020 has narrowed your opportunities in dentistry. Yet, industry shifts could also open your mind to consider what has..
The fact that something is legal doesn’t always guarantee acceptance. That’s the tension often felt when the opportunity presents to determine the..
Apteryx director of operations, Patrick Williams, joins Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz with DentistryIQ to discuss XVWeb and how it sets..
As you know, dental practice growth and the challenges that accompany daily dentistry can stretch your financial resources. Those realities..
What good is a map if you don’t know where you want to go? The same could be said about the reporting module of your dental practice management..
Dentistry isn’t only about treating patients. It also involves engaging your patients in a way that creates a lifetime connection around their..
Daily life around a dental practice - as you know - can evolve fast. Often that evolution stretches your operational workflows to a breaking..
Your dental practice production relies on scheduled, billable treatment. Pace is also a factor. That’s why it’s essential that the clinical module..
Software and technology innovations can easily lure you into a usage “rut.” Your dental practice management software can fall into one…especially..
No one questions the setbacks in dentistry caused by COVID-19. There’s also no question that you’ve been forced to strategize how to maximize your..
Dental Imaging Software. Every dental practice has it. Traditionally, this software and image storage has resided on a file server owned and..
Every year comes with predictions… and 2020 was no exception. But what was predicted as the year began would turn out not to be very consistent..
Dentistry is ever-evolving. And much of that change revolves around the growth of the top DSOs in the U.S.
Our 2017 article, ‘Top 10 DSOs in the..
“It’s all fun-and-games-until…” That phrase could adequately describe the reasons for making the transition from paper to the cloud.
The internet has been described metaphorically for as long as it’s been a viable resource. The “cloud” seems to be an appropriate metaphor since..
Proof of an economic recession is evident. Equally so, evidence points to the need to have a plan to recession proof your dental practice.
Setbacks are inevitable. But facing them proactively is one of the first steps towards optimizing your dental practice workflows.
No doubt, recent..
Is now the time to move your dental imaging solution to the cloud? While 90% to 95% of 2D and 3D image files are still stored on locally hosted..
There are times when being in sync is essential. COVID-19 has forced that issue related to CDC (Centers for Disease) guidelines for dental..
COVID-19, like other severe illnesses, might diminish for a period of time although fears remain. This makes implementation of the Equal..
The question - “what is teledentistry?” is being asked and answered a lot these days. Now that it’s being embraced as virtual option the emerging..
The words “new normal” might suffer from overuse. But it certainly defines the increasing need for contactless dental technology solutions.
Quarantined. On lockdown. Practicing social distancing. The language of our times not only defines life as we know it…it also substantially..
“An abundance of caution…” That phrase might seem momentarily overused but it certainly applies to the return-to-work guidelines for dental..
It’s obvious that the coronavirus pandemic has created a number of good news-bad news scenarios. As you’re perhaps already aware, a recent bad..
You hear the word “unprecedented” a lot these days associated with the COVID-19 crisis. But with unprecedented challenges come the equally..
How many times have you wondered how you’ll get through the COVID-19 crisis? Your fear is legitimate but how the government stimulus package..
Imagine a circle. Now picture that circle growing increasingly larger. That’s an accurate image for answering the question - “what is..
The global pandemic created by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has altered life as we know it. Lock-downs, widespread closures, and social distancing have..
There’s no doubt that oral health impacts overall physical health. But that doesn’t guarantee the ease of how to bill medical insurance for dental..
The right question at the right time can unlock opportunity. For example, like many dentists burdened by the business side of dentistry you might..
Patients have never had more options for dental care. They can do a quick search on the internet or spin up a quick post asking their friends for..
Patients are the lifeblood of any dental office.
A dental office may have the finest doctors, the best equipment, even the latest, most up-to-date..
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. With impeccable timing, a recent study presented at the American Association of Cancer Research on March 31..
Whether you’re sending patient referrals, creating treatment plans, or submitting images to insurance companies, document generation is part of..
Managing patient data is a top priority of any dental practice. Due to the vast array of technologies currently available, streamlining your..
The security of your patient data is a top priority for you and your staff. Your patients and customers expect that their private medical data is..
Dental Support Organizations (DSOs) and large group practices have many logistical requirements. Factors such as their considerable staff and..
Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children in the United States—in fact the CDC states that dental disease is four times more..
UnitedHealthcare (UHC), an operating division of UnitedHealth Group, the largest single health carrier in the United States, recently claimed some..
California’s 2018 wildfire season continues to take its toll as officials search for missing residents in the aftermath of the Camp Fire, the..
Dental insurance for military retirees is undergoing a major change this year, with coverage shifting from the Tricare Retiree Dental Program..
A productive team is key to maintaining a healthy and profitable dental practice, but rising costs and outdated technology can make that goal..
As we discussed in a previous post, many Americans have limited access to dental care, especially in rural areas where there simply aren’t enough..
We’ve written here before about how one-fifth of adults ages 65 and older in the United States have untreated tooth decay, in many cases due to..
A case filed back in 2014 was finally put to rest after the Texas Supreme Court found Xerox responsible for $1 billion in fraudulent Medicaid..
As consolidation drives greater competition in the dental industry, it’s more important than ever for individual practices and emerging groups to..
The high cost of a dental education—hundreds of thousands of dollars—is no secret. It’s one of the reasons why so many newly minted dentists are..
Practicing dentistry across the pond in the United Kingdom has become more and more challenging in the last decade, due in part to the aggressive..
Dental professionals have long used hook-shaped dental probes to measure the gaps between the gum and the tooth as a method of checking for signs..
A recent article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discusses a new law passed in Wisconsin that allows dental hygienists to work independently,..
Last month, we discussed a new low-cost insurance plan proposed by Delta Dental of Massachusetts that could cut reimbursement rates by as much as..
The internet of money, as some call it, has gained prominence in the last few years with the rise of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum..
Delta Dental of Massachusetts, the state’s largest dental insurer, recently proposed a new low-cost plan that could cut reimbursement rates by as..
In a few previous posts, we explored the evidence of oral care in pre-modern societies. Thanks to fossil markings that show toothpick activity,..
In late February, California’s Department of Health Care Services announced the 15 proposals selected for its Local Dental Pilot Project—with..
Dental therapists, also known as advanced dental hygiene practitioners, typically receive more training than hygienists but not quite as much as..
The Netflix sci-fi series Stranger Things was a smashing success this summer for the streaming company, appealing to a broad fan base with its..
October is National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM), with the goal of increasing awareness about the importance of maintaining proper oral hygiene...
Any new business software purchase can seem daunting, especially for something as critical as practice management software. With so many options..
Our first post last week on the Great Flossing Debate of 2016, examined the recent debate on the effectiveness of flossing—a debate sparked by the..
Telemedicine has generated a lot of buzz recently. What about teledentistry? According to a recent article in Workforce magazine, remote dental..
In a previous white paper, we covered three common mistakes that dentists make: poor patient retention; inadequate insurance knowledge during..
The model for running a solo dental practice hasn’t changed much in decades. The dentist focuses on delivery of care, while delegating mos, if not..
Many dental practices face occasional (or not-so-occasional) turnover in staff, particularly in entry-level positions.
For all of the advances in technology over the last ten years, most dental practices still run practice management software that was written in..
NEWPORT BEACH, California, January 19, 2021—Planet DDS proudly welcomes Lane & Associates Family Dentistry to the Denticon cloud. Lane &..
NEWPORT BEACH, California, JANUARY 12, 2021—Planet DDS proudly welcomes EquiShared Dental Group to the Denticon family. With headquarters in..
NEWPORT BEACH, California, January 5, 2021—Perfect Dental Management has selected top-rated, all-in-one Denticon for its dental..
NEWPORT BEACH, California, December 23, 2020—Planet DDS proudly welcomes Benevis Dental Practice Management Services to the Denticon..
Planet DDS, creator of Denticon, the nation’s leading cloud-based dental practice management software, announced that Angelina Hendricks has..
Vancouver, BC – September 24, 2020 – Apteryx Imaging Inc., a subsidiary of Planet DDS, is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into..
Planet DDS, the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based enterprise dental practice management software, Denticon, announced that Rahul Khot..
Planet DDS, the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based enterprise dental practice management software Denticon, announced that Chae Kim had..
Planet DDS, the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based enterprise dental practice management software, announced that Richard Capilla had..
Planet DDS appears on the Inc. 5000 for the 3rd time in 4 years, ranking no. 3580 with three-year revenue growth of 103 percent
Newport Beach, CA – August 12, 2020 - Planet DDS is pleased to announce the closing of the previously announced acquisition of Apteryx Imaging..
Planet DDS, the company behind industry-leading Denticon cloud-based enterprise dental practice management software, was recently recognized by..
Planet DDS, the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based enterprise dental practice management software, announced its new office in Phoenix,..
The Orange County Business Journal recently ranked Planet DDS as one of the fastest-growing private companies in Orange County for the fifth..
Planet DDS, the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based enterprise dental practice management software, announced that David Means has..
Planet DDS joins 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the nation on Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking for the second time.
Corró Maduro—a seven location dental group in Panama—makes the switch to the cloud with Denticon enterprise practice management..
Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners, a dental support organization (DSO) powered by Denticon cloud-based enterprise practice management..
Hawaii Family Dental (HFD), Hawaii’s largest Dental Service Organization (DSO), recently rolled out the Denticon Task Manager to..
Planet DDS (PDDS), the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based enterprise dental practice management software, was recently ranked as..
Marquee Dental Partners, a Dental Support Organization (DSO) based in Nashville, TN, has switched to Denticon, the nation’s leading..
Planet DDS (PDDS) recently partnered with Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (HCN) to roll out its cloud-based Denticon..
Denticon by Planet DDS (PDDS) has been ranked the best cloud-based practice management software for dental groups by ValuePenguin, an..
Planet DDS (PDDS), the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based enterprise dental practice management software, announced today that it was..
Planet DDS, the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based enterprise dental practice management software,announced today that it was..
Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County—a non-profit that improves access to dental care in Southern California—is expanding its..
Planet DDS, the company behind industry-leading dental practice management software Denticon, was recently distinguished for the second year..
We will discuss the unique challenges of building a group practice including compliance,..
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Devdent's Director of Medical Billing Education, Join Laurie Owens, explores the medical billing potential within..
2020 has been a one-of-a-kind year, and would only be done justice with a one-of-a-kind conversation about how to get, and stay track for the..
It's crucial that aspiring group owners are able to answer the tough questions: What does your leadership team need to thrive? What metrics do..
Join us to learn how True Lark addresses critical pain points in the dental office. Eric Weeden and Tapan Patel from True Lark will outline..
CEO of Planet DDS | Denticon, Eric Giesecke and, and CEO of Apteryx..
Join us for an interactive session where our panel will be discussing how buyers of dental practices are viewing the current market. We will also..
Join Apteryx Imaging to see how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning are being developed to optimize clinical image quality, improve..
Learn how Smile Brands, through its Safe.Smile.Space, platform, is helping each of their 450 affiliated offices in 18 states serve as a model..
The dental world before COVID-19 was simple and so much different from how the dental industry would be forced to operate after the dust settles...
More dental practices are migrating to the cloud every day to be more productive and patient-friendly. Watch the webinar recording where Denticon..
In this webinar, we were joined by Brendon Kensel, CEO and Founder of PrimaHealth Credit, where we discussed important ways that DSO's are able to..
We hosted an emergency webinar where we were joined by a panel of industry experts to discuss this crisis and how it can impact your practice.
In this in-depth educational webinar, we were joined by Kleer to dive into membership plan best practices—including optimizing membership plan..
In this interactive webinar, the Customer Care team at Planet DDS hosted an Ask Me Anything session where users new and experienced came with..