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Posted 1/4/2017 by EHRFunding in EHR Funding   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 73
EHR Funding & More - Just For Dentists
With the end of 2016 many were anticipating the end of the Electronic Health Record Funding Incentive Program. Now that we have reached 2017 though, most states have extended this deadline. While we have helped thousands of doctors and dentists in the United States get funded by helping them...  Read More
Posted 5/24/2016 by Tom Cockerell Jr DDS in Tom Cockerell Jr, DDS   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 103
Complex Medical History=Time & Stress?
My new patient has arrived and presents her medical history. Let’s see….there are checks by these history questions: diabetes, heart disease, heart surgery, angina, bleeding disorder, neurological problems, lung disease and prosthetic joint replacement. She takes nine medications and...  Read More
Posted 3/11/2016 by saibb in The Passionate Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 124
048: Dr. B Interviews Dr. Lorne Lavine, The Digital Dentist
The Real Episode 48 - Dr. Lorne Lavine, The Digital Dentist Tune in every week for more episodes. Visit.comDr. Lorne Lavine, a former periodontist, is known as the leading authority on technology in the dental practice. Founder of The...  Read More
Posted 3/9/2016 by Tom Cockerell Jr DDS in Tom Cockerell Jr, DDS   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 166
Why we need modern dental software and interoperability
Why we need modern dental software and interoperabilityIt has always been troubling to me that patients spend years under the care of a dentist and then when moving to another practice there is loss of continuity. The patient’s record does not follow the patient.This was not as big of a...  Read More
Posted 2/1/2016 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 204
February is Children’s Dental Health Month and a chance to renew your commitment to your community51 million. That’s how many school hours children miss each year because of dental health problems.The, in addition to the missed hours, students who are absent due to oral painare four...  Read More
Posted 1/21/2016 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 210
Do you want to better inform every dental patient? Education videos are a great strategy, especially for marketing-savvy dentistsHave you ever explained a dental procedure to a patient and watched his eyes gloss over? Dentistry is a complicated subject. Describing your diagnosis and solution...  Read More
Posted 1/19/2016 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 238
Learn how your dental office customer service skills can make your practice shineHave you looked at any reviews online recently? It’s almost always customer service that either wins a five-star review or gains a two-star rating. Restaurants with perfectly-cookedfood get knocked for poor...  Read More
Posted 1/18/2016 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 147
Learn how a dental fee schedule can save you time,money, and make your patients happyOne of the first questions that patients ask when planning treatment is “how much is this going to cost?” Do you havea dental fee schedule you can quickly reference to answer their question? This list...  Read More
Posted 8/5/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 283
At Umbie, we are going to start a blog series showcasing our wonderful employees. We're featuring interviews each month, structured as a light Q&A. This month we're introducing you to Doug MacNeil, our Conversion Team Manager.What is your role with Umbie DentalCare?Conversion Team ManagerHow...  Read More
Posted 7/24/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 238
We have experience a lot of growth this year and have onboard a lot of office onto Umbie. Switching practice management software can be a scary undertaking, but implementation can be very smooth if you just follow these 3 simple steps.Step #1: Measure Twice, Cut Once“Before anything else,...  Read More
Posted 7/21/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 225
Administrative tasks take up a large sum of your day. These are duties are responsibility that all practices must deal with. Not only do tasks like billing, documentation, and patient management take valuable time, they can also cause loss of revenue if not handled with proper care. Here are four...  Read More
Posted 7/15/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 181
Our last blog we discussed the startling fact that over 60% of dentists are victims of in-office embezzlement at some point in their career, and on average, will suffer a loss of over $100,000. Even more disturbing than the probability of being stolen from, is that the thief is usually a longtime,...  Read More
Posted 7/13/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 132
Dentists are plagued with the potential of being victimized byembezzlement. Experts estimate that over 60% of dental practices willsuffer from embezzlement with loses that average over $100,000. What areeven more disturbing are who embezzles and why they steal, how theysteal, and the warning signs...  Read More
Posted 7/6/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 209
There are a lot misconceptions floating around about cloud computing. If you’re considering moving to an application that runs in the cloud, here’s some clarity on the top myths surrounding the cloud and the truths behind them.Myth #1: I don’t know anyone who uses cloud computing....  Read More
Posted 7/3/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 226
Since starting Umbie in 2011 the one question we receive most often is: What makes Umbie different? Here’s a quick look at what makes Umbie DentalCare unique: Umbie is a true cloud-based software.Others claim to be but are not.Umbie is not only hosted on a cloud environment but is also...  Read More
Posted 6/30/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 122
There are many advantages to having your patients more engaged withyour practice. Patient engagement can decrease no shows, increasepatient appointments, and help bring in new patients.Here are three ways to drive patient engagement using:Let your patients know they have a patient portal available...  Read More
Posted 5/4/2015 by TysonDowns in The Only Online Marketing Blog for Dentists You'll Need   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 517
Are you using the right practice management software? We review 10 of them....
Your practice management software is the 'brain' of your business. Are you using the right one? We review 10 dental practice management software programs in a review on our . What do you think? Are you using the right practice management software for your business?Read more ---->...  Read More
The New Frontier of Dental Marketing
Let’s face it, lots has changed in marketing over the past 15 years. In 2000 the internet was still new and people were just starting to realize what it meant to “be on the web”. Now most of our patients are connected and have 24 hour access through smart phones. This has changed...  Read More
How to book appointments in your sleep!
When was the last time you made a reservation for dinner or a hotel? Did you call the establishment directly? Did you use an online service like? People are increasingly looking to get 24 hour access to your schedule and want to book their appointment when they want it. Chances are they’ll...  Read More
Innovative Ideas abound at Dental Conventions
Living in Southern California has its advantages. One of them is that I’m close to the California Dental Association’s (CDA) bi-annual meetings. The CDA holds two meeting each year. Like every state’s association meetings, these are always great events to refresh, reconnect, and...  Read More
What does your online reputation say about you (and what can you do about it)?
Many businesses don’t regularly follow their online reputation. Even fewer do anything to proactively actively manage it. Most new patients hear about you from a personal recommendation or via a web search. Having a bad online reputation is like having a billboard right outside your office...  Read More
The promise of the paperless dental office
When you hear the term 'paperless dental office' you may literally imagine an office void of paper charts. But the beauty of the paperless office is obviously more than just the absence of clutter. A true paperless system changes the actual workflow of your office. Imagine a world where data is...  Read More
The #1 metric for practice success
When we talk to dentists about their practice they are oftenconcerned because they have no real feel for their data. Usually they have goneto a seminar or talked to a consultant and have heard about all the variedreports they should be running to monitor their practice. In reality 80% ofpractices...  Read More
Turn your practice into a Brand with Video
Brands evoke feelings in the minds of consumers. If I say tab32,I hope you think of.When done right, this brand loyalty causes customers to choose you over thecompetition. A good brand identity will tell your customers who you are, whatyou do, and how you do it. Loyalty will make people drive...  Read More
Is Free Cloud Dental Software Really Worth the Cost?
Interested in but not sure just yet. Is the software really free? Can I trust the cloud? Is this right for me? All your questions and more are answered here in our latest video.  Read More
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