Dental Action (DAD) 2013 will be held on Friday, January 25th in Olympia. Decisions made this legislative session could result in fundamental changes to how dental care is delivered. Issues like health care reform implementation, funding for higher education and dental residency programs, dental workforce, licensure fees and dental Medicaid funding are sure to be discussed by the legislature in 2013, making participation in DAD all the more critical.
In any given month, 139 million consumers use the Internet to seek healthcare information, according to comScore, a company that tracks trends in the digital world. With the world going digital, and practice to patient communications have been forever changed by new technologies and communication channels, many dentists and orthodontists are asking themselves, “How is my practice catering to these online patients?”