27 Million Lost Insurance in Pandemic – In-House Membership Savings Plans are More Important than Ever

The COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the economy, setting off mass layoffs and upending lives and businesses across the country. By June 2020, it’s estimated that a staggering 27 million people will have lost health and dental insurance coverage.

The effects to dentistry were immediately seen – with a 70% drop in dental expenditures, as many offices were forced to close or see emergency patients only. But the long term effects are equally as alarming: it’s estimated that dental spending and utilization will go down by

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HHS finds new solutions for providers to perform telemedicine

Pandemic Forces Providers to Seek New TeleDentistry Solutions

As the Coronavirus pandemic changes our everyday lives, the Department of Health & Human Services has found the need to modify acceptable ways health care services are performed – they have made announcement that allows providers to accept video chat apps such a Facetime, Facebook’s Messenger, Zoom, Google Hangouts and Skype for medical consults. Continue reading

Best Practices for Growing Your Dental Savings Plan

Many offices are looking for the “secret sauce” to getting the word out and enrolling their patients into their dental savings plan. Believe it or not, it’s not magic! A lot of what offices find is that it comes down to offering good value, combined with old fashioned PR and getting their team on board by providing them with training while rewarding their hard work. We’ve collected a list from our clients of what works for them so we can help you generate more revenue by selling more plans! Continue reading

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When VIP = Very Important Patient: 4 Membership Club Ideas from DentalStores

Everybody likes to feel special, including your patients. In fact, experts agree that the main difference between loyalty and love is a sense of privilege. As a dentist, membership clubs are a great way to provide patients with that feeling of exclusivity. Depending on your patients’ individual needs, your membership plan might make a difference in their ability to accept treatment.

Not sure where to begin? Here are a few creative ideas for member savings clubs you can create with DentalStores: Continue reading