5 Reasons I Don’t Bill Medical For Sleep Apnea Treatment With Dr. Mona Patel Supposedly physicians won’t refer to you if you don’t jump through the medical insurance hoops. Medical billing lecturers claim that patients won’t pay for treatment if you don’t accept their insurance. But how true is this? Every weekend there’s a course
The Great Debate: FFS VS Medical Billing By Mona Patel Most dental sleep medicine courses teach that you need to use medical billing when you get started helping patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Often these courses have some focus on medical billing and you may leave thinking that medical reimbursement will be a big
Oral Appliance Therapy Dose Management With Dr. Mark Murphy When adjusting oral appliances, MORE may NOT be better. Increased dose in medicine has long been associated with an increased risk of side effects and toxicity; how does this apply to mandibular advancement devices (MAD)? Over-protrusion or advancement (dose) in DSM may result in side effects
Build the Foundation for Dental Sleep Growth With Dr. Mona Patel Have you ever screened a sleep patient? What happened next? Did they tell you they don’t want a sleep test? Perhaps they told you they’re just there to get their teeth cleaned. Much more important, according to Meshcheryakov, is the widespread use by the
Medical billing will kill your new dental sleep program, don’t do it!
Medical billing is required to make money in dental sleep medicine!
Which of these statements did you hear when you started in dental sleep??
3 Appliances to Treat 96% Of Your Patients With Greg Manning DDS, Diplomate of ASBA Description: 1 of 3 patients in your dental practice this week has obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). For those who will benefit from an oral appliance, 96% can be treated with 1 of these 3 appliances. Sure, the FDA has approved
OSA Appliance Basic Design 101 By Moses, Tessier, and Pacini There is a complex interrelationship between head posture, breathing, speech, swallowing, and the position of the teeth in the mouth. Teeth and the dental alveoli lie in a position of balance between the cheeks, lips, and tongue. Ideally, there is nasal breathing; the tongue is
Treat More Sleep 4 Steps to Get Started In DSM With Dr. Mona Patel Member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine Description: ”I tried sleep treatment in my office; it just wouldn’t work.” Have you ever said this? You’re not alone. Many dentists have had false starts – that’s why on October 5th,
As Seen in Dental Sleep Practice Magazine by Michael Cowen Are there really that many sleep patients who need your help and where are they? I’ll give you a hint. Yes, they are on your schedule, in your chair, and in your waiting room right now. They were on yesterday’s schedule, too. You did hygiene checks on some
COVID Considerations and Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea With Chad Wooters, Executive Sleep Coach Description: Dentists can screen their patients for an airway concern or obstructive sleep apnea in 3 ways without using any additional forms! If a dental team evaluates a patient’s medical history, intra-oral signs, and subjective complaints, they can effectively screen and