Dovetail
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Mobile and Paperless Dentistry is Now Possible

Dovetail is a truly mobile dental practice management software. Ergonomists have found that these qualities can spark huge productivity gains, reduce mistakes, and increase job satisfaction. This fully integrated mobile solution enables dental offices to become 100% paperless virtually overnight.

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Is your Dental Practice Safe from Phishing Attacks?

Phishing attacks – through email or phone – are becoming more common by the day and your clinic could be the next victim. Phishing involves sending emails or calling users and attempting to trick them into revealing personal information through social engineering tactics. Criminals may pose as representatives of a financial institution, utility…

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Do Dentists Scare Away Customers with Huge Treatment Plans?

Every dental clinic has its own processes for new and returning patients. New clients need more information about their dental health, your clinical processes, bill payment, and other aspects of a dental visit. Returning patients already know your team, so there’s less need to go over such details again. However many practices use the same system…

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Are you Accidentally Violating HIPAA?

HIPAA is one of the most widely known data security frameworks across industries. Formulated to enforce privacy, security, and accountability for healthcare information, HIPAA covers most organizations working with patient data. If you are a covered entity under the privacy rule, you are responsible for complying with HIPAA.

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What Are the Threats to Your Dental Practice?

Have you thought about the risks that could threaten your dental practice faces on a daily basis? When asked about risks, many practice owners talk about competition, rising costs, lack of qualified employees etc. But a significant source of risk that quite a few dentists ignore is regulatory compliance.

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The Importance of HIPAA Compliant Vendors

Every practice – no matter its size – collects and uses data every day. There is data about patients, medical files, employees, finances, and even the practice itself. You have to collect and store this data somewhere. In addition, you

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Electric Toothbrushes – What Does the Data Say?

Toothbrushes haven’t changed in a long time. Their design has remained static for decades until the electric toothbrush came along. Many people dismiss electric toothbrushes as a fad and claim that it is unnecessary when manual toothbrushes have always done the job. But dentists may recommend electric brushes for certain patients. So what does the…

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What is a Dental Scheduling Coordinator?

Chaotic schedule not new to dental practices. Missed appointments, visits taking longer than usual, and no free slots for new patients are common occurrences in a clinic. If this sounds like a typical week to you, your practice could benefit from a dental scheduling coordinator. Do You Need a Scheduling Coordinator?

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Combating Patient Anxiety in the Dentist’s Chair

Few people like going to the dentist and many fear the semi-annual visit. As a dentist, you even begin to expect it from patients. It’s practically part of our culture and the butt of jokes in movies or on television. But does it have to be this way? Why Do You Need to Overcome Patient Anxiety? Most people visit their dentist for a few hours every…

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The Dental EDR Scene is Set to Explode

The global market for dental software is growing at a furious pace. Research indicates that the market is set to grow at a cumulative annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 11% through 2025. With growth like that, the industry will be valued at US $4.3 billion in 2025. There are many reasons for this explosive growth, ranging from high demand for…

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