Center for Professional Success What's New

NIH Response to the Opioid Crisis [Webinar]

This on-demand webinar presents an overview of the opioid crisis, how addiction is a chronic brain disease, and how the National Institutes for Health (NIH) is ad-dressing the issues through research. The discussion recognizes challenges as-sociated with dental procedure pain management, addresses efforts of the HEAL Initiative and looks at the National Dental Practice-Based Network and ongoing/completed studies related to dental pain management/opioid prescribing studies.

Resolving Patient Situations with Tact and Diplomacy [Webinar]

Creating a system of accountability allows each team member to understand what the job is and who is responsible for making it happen. Primary topics for this program include: phone calls from prospective patients, patient cancellations, no-shows, and dismissals. This program is the seventh in a series of webinars based on content from the ADA’s Guidelines for Practice Success™ modules.

Beyond the Mouth Podcast Pages Updated

In the new Beyond the Mouth podcast, Dr. Betsy Shapiro chats with a diverse group of people on non-clinical topics ranging from stress reduction to practice management and more. Season 1 of Beyond the Mouth is now available from the ADA Center for Professional Success, and a set of pages devoted to individual episodes now includes helpful links to associated resources.

Mindfulness and Stress Reduction Videos

Stress and anxiety are daily facts of life for many people, and running or work-ing in a dental practice can be particularly stressful. Mindfulness, defined as non-judgmental, moment to moment awareness, has been shown to be an effec-tive stress reduction practice. To assist dental professionals, Dr. Mark Abramson worked with the ADA Center for Professional Success to develop a series of videos on mindfulness.

Dental Consultant View of Claims Submission [Webinar]

Dentists and team members who have had issues with their claims are encour-aged to watch this one hour on-demand webinar hosted by the ADA Council on Dental Benefit Programs. Viewers will gain an increased understanding of dental benefits, treatment and claims submission strategies, and proper CDT coding in a dental practice.