Fortune Management’s “Road to Recovery – Hygiene Edition” featuring Hygiene Mastery

May 26th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|

Fortune Management breaks down the importance of the hygiene team, their role, and the differences we should expect during our recovery post-COVID-19. In this segment we address the three roles every hygienist should play, the changes in the doctor and hygiene examination protocols, and the true flow of a one-hour appointment. It also includes common [...]

Thinking About Buying or Selling a Practice During the Pandemic Recovery? What You Need to Know.

May 26th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|

Buying or selling a practice in a period of economic uncertainty requires special care and due diligence. Join Dr. Thomas Snyder, Senior Director with Henry Schein Professional Practice Transitions, who will discuss what steps are required if you are considering a practice sale in the next 12-18 months, as well as: • Why there may [...]

COVID-19 Shutdown: Force Majeure and Rent Relief

April 14th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|

The first step in seeking rent deferment (i.e. postponement), or even rental abatement (release from payment obligation), from your landlord is a review of your final, executed office lease.  Specifically, you need to identify whether the lease includes a provision known as a force majeure clause (from the French term “force majeure”, meaning superior force).  [...]

How To Approach Your Landlord To Ask For Rent Relief

April 14th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|

GATHER INFORMATION Perform a cash flow analysis and run various scenarios to determine how much rent you can afford over the next 2-4 months. Review your lease and know your expiration date. This is critical in determining concessions that may be available. Check with your financial team regarding loans and options. Monitor new legislation. HAVE [...]

Emergency Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 19th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|

The coronavirus pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on our nation and on all businesses.  With the mandatory closing of schools and many businesses being forced to close, congress has passed new legislation and the President has signed into law the Emergency Families First Coronavirus Response Act (EFFCRA).   The law is raising a multitude of [...]

Coronavirus – Your Office is Temporarily Closed – Now What?

March 18th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|

For most of us the last couple of weeks have felt like a roller coaster ride with events and circumstances everchanging around the world by the minute.  This has created for some an environment of disbelief, exhaustion, fear. and uncertainty.  As a business owner bearing the brunt of this unprecedented event and its effect on [...]

Fortune Management Opportunity Checklist

March 18th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|

CLINICAL/ TECHNICAL OraCare Webinar Medical Billing Course Complete CEREC ROI Sign up for Dentsply SironaWorld Stay current on latest research to increase your dental IQ -- Vaping, e-cigs, etc. Sharpen Instruments Invisalign, Whitening training Complete a Hygiene Mastery Dept Analysis Refine Periodontal Therapy Protocol Calibrate Providers with treatment recommendations and probing Update Med History form [...]

Referral and Negligent Referral in a Dental Practice

July 15th, 2019|Categories: Industry News|

Failure to diagnose and failure to refer are common issues seen in dental claims. Dental practice claims alleging failure to refer, or failure or delay in diagnosis may arise from a general dentist’s lack of referral to a specialist. On occasion, patients have asserted their general dentist referred them to a specialist who provided substandard [...]

IT Security 101: What Every Doctor Needs to Know

June 10th, 2019|Categories: Industry News|

What is IT Security? Defining IT Security is a good starting point since it can have different meanings to different people. According to Wikipedia, IT Security is the process and mechanisms by which computer-based equipment, information, and services are protected from unintended or unauthorized access, change, or destruction. It is of particular and growing importance [...]

Changing My Entity Type

June 10th, 2019|Categories: Industry News|

Tax reform may have you thinking of changing your S corporation to a C corporation, partnership, or sole proprietorship. With such a switch, you need to consider: How do I terminate the S corporation election correctly? What are the tax consequences to me? If you want to turn your S corporation into a C corporation, [...]

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