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Happy Birthday, G-Code!

Happy Birthday, G-Code!

“We finally have an insurance code to treat gingivitis, that will complement
the long-standing code for the diagnosis of gingivitis. Imagine, getting reimbursed for treating the problem you discovered!”

Get your copy of Gingivits Code book at 50% off through 12/20/18

The Medicare Mastermind Session with Guest Jan Palmer, FAADOM

The Medicare Mastermind Session with Guest Jan Palmer, FAADOM
  On Wednesday September 8 at 7-m central, Jan Palmer will lead out monthly Mastermind on Medicare and dentistry Over the years, Jan has developed ...

Disrupting Your Cycle of Negativity and Choosing to Enjoy Your Job by DCM Michelle Barrios, RDH

Disrupting Your Cycle of Negativity and Choosing to Enjoy Your Job by DCM Michelle Barrios, RDH
Voices in Coding:  Disrupting Your Cycle of Negativity and Choosing to Enjoy Your Job by DCM Michelle Barrios, RDH  Have you ever looked around you...

A Dental Codeologist Grass-Roots Movement

A Dental Codeologist Grass-Roots Movement
I did not plan to become The Chief Dental Codeologist. Yet over the past 20+ years, I have come to realize that I am a futurist. I have internalize...

Do You Know the Insurance Codes for Peri-Implant Mucositis and Peri-Implantitis?

Implant dentistry will only continue to grow with the advancement of minimally invasive technologies like the REPLICATE™ Immediate Tooth Replacemen...

Bridging the Insurance/Treatment Gap

Bridging the Insurance/Treatment Gap
A single new CDT code* has the potential to significantly move the needle on the AAOSH mission is to improve inter-disciplinary healthcare and coll...

Twitter-Style Reduces Insurance Frustration

Twitter-Style Reduces Insurance Frustration
Time magazine has a Top Ten of Everything in Arts and Entertainment list. No doubt, Star Wars The Force Awakens will eventually top the movie list ...

Savvy Office Managers Lead the Way to Therapeutic Treatment of Gingivitis

Savvy Office Managers Lead the Way to Therapeutic Treatment of Gingivitis
You already have a well-honed system developed and perfected over time to manage your hygiene department. Maybe not perfect, there are more holes o...

A Game Changer: 2017 Will Bring a New CDT Code for Gingivitis

A Game Changer: 2017 Will Bring a New CDT Code for Gingivitis
Your patient presents with inflamed, hemorrhagic gingiva, light to moderate subgingival calculus, light supragingival calculus on the mandibular li...

CDT 2015 Shifts

The Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (CDT) is generally thought to be used only for efficient processing of dental claims. This is true y...

Trends Emerge at National Dental Benefits Conference

Author Robin Hobb wrote “One must plan for the future and anticipate the future without fearing the future.” At the recent 2014 Converge Session of...

Diagnostic Coding and Medical Necessity

Electronic Health Records (EHR) is not a new initiative; it has been an ongoing effort for decades. Dentistry became specifically involved, when on...