Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), most health plans are required to cover certain preventive care benefits at no cost, but we have all heard stories about a coworker who was charged a copay for his annual physical, or a cousin who had to pay her deductible when she had her mammogram. Here’s a look… Continue Reading Four Tips To Avoid Unexpected Charges at the Doctor’s Office
Don’t let the recent warm temperatures fool you, the holidays are just around the corner. Whether you are starting your shopping now or waiting for Cyber Monday on November 28, your Amazon purchases can support the WDA Foundation with just a few simple steps. The best part is that this extra support costs you nothing!… Continue Reading When you do your Holiday Shopping on Amazon – you also support the WDA Foundation
Colleen Greene, DMD, MPH (Milwaukee) didn’t have a regular dental home when she was growing up because her family was insured through Medicaid, which meant their provider options were limited. “It was very difficult for my mom to establish care with any one office,” Dr. Greene said. “Thankfully, we never experienced problems because my mom was… Continue Reading Inspired by her own childhood experience, Children’s Wisconsin dentist is on a mission
Wisconsin employers have certain obligations when workers leave employment. Final Paycheck Wisconsin requires that an employer provides an employee with their final paycheck by the next regular payday. If the employer closes or merges its business or relocates out of state, final paychecks are due to employees within 24 hours. If the employee dies, if… Continue Reading What are your obligations as an employer when an employee leaves?
Embezzlement in the practice is something that most dentists prefer not to think about. Your team members often feel like an extension of your own family and it can seem like a betrayal to consider that they could be capable of stealing from you. However, over the course of their career, it’s estimated that between… Continue Reading Do You Know How to Prevent Financial Fraud in Your Dental Practice?
Keeping your office running like a well-oiled machine can be an overwhelming task. With growing staffing challenges and the increasing need for efficiency, here are the top 5 ways that dental equipment can save you time and money. 5) Add an automated handpiece maintenance system – The workhorse of the dental practice is the doctor’s… Continue Reading Top 5 ways dental equipment can save you time and money
Tell us about yourself! What is your background and how did you get into dentistry? I am a lifelong Milwaukee resident and Marquette fan! I grew up in Shorewood, WI, just a few blocks from the practice I now own. I went to high school at Divine Savior Holy Angels in Milwaukee, then attended University… Continue Reading Member Spotlight: Get to know Dr. Hannah Draver, Team Dentist of the Milwaukee Admirals
Dental insurance is arguably one of the biggest pain points for most dentists, their dental team members, and for the patients they serve. Consequently, the ADA and state dental societies have been trying to gain traction on this issue for a number of years with laws in various states that require dental plans to report… Continue Reading Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!
Fall is in the air and the days are getting shorter. While you enjoy the fall activities, don’t forget to prepare your home for cold weather. Check your home for leaks in your window seals or roof. If your home’s eaves have stains, that can indicate a leak. If you find any stains, call a… Continue Reading Tasks to Prepare Your Home for Fall Weather
The Wisconsin Dental Association has endorsed Stynt, a dental staffing technology company, to help members recruit hygienists, assistants, office managers and front-desk personnel for short- and long-term vacancies. The company has developed a mobile application that combines algorithms and artificial intelligence-assisted scheduling capabilities to facilitate instant matching between dental team members seeking jobs and open… Continue Reading WDA endorses Stynt as dental staffing solution