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Learn to speed insurance verifications at Nov. 19 webinar

At noon, Nov. 19, join the free webinar, “Hang up on insurance phone calls and claim denials while providing patients better care,” hosted by MDA Services and presented by iCoreConnect. Learn about a new technology that offers automatic patient coverage and remaining benefit checks up to a week in advance for every patient on your… Continue reading

Slash credit card processing costs with Best Card

MDA members’ first choice for credit card processing should be Best Card, which has built its business on fee transparency and delivering savings for dentists. Best Card is endorsed by the MDA, more than 40 state dental associations, and the ADA Member Advantage program. An annual analysis of how much typical dentists save in credit… Continue reading

Streamline payroll & employee benefit plans

After vetting several companies to meet MDA members’ needs for payroll processing and assistance with setting up and administering Section 125 plans, including premium only plans, flexible spending plans, dependent care plans, and health savings accounts, the MDA has endorsed Alerus. The MDA terminated its endorsement of BASIC due to numerous member complaints in 2021…. Continue reading

Cafeteria Plans Available

Cafeteria, or Section 125 plans, provide pre-tax ways to help employees pay for qualified expenses. Types of cafeteria plans include: • Flexible Spending Accounts, for eligible vision, dental and dependent-care expenses. There are limitations when used with a with a health savings account. • Health Reimbursement Accounts, which can be used to reimburse employees for… Continue reading

Solmetex simplifies amalgam waste compliance

Alleviate the guesswork of complying with the EPA amalgam waste regulation using the Solmetex Maintenance Program. By enrolling in the Solmetex Maintenance Program, your practice can select its own auto-delivery schedule for any or all the products required by the regulation: NXT Hg5 amalgam separator series of collection containers, PWS amalgam buckets, and PowerScrub vacuum… Continue reading

DBS opines on year-end tax planning

As 2021 year-end approaches, it’s critical to be proactive in your tax planning! Many dentists found that 2021 was exceptionally busy, bringing increased revenues and net income. Before year-end, Dental Business Specialists, the MDA-endorsed CPA firm for dentists, recommends meeting with your CPA and discussing: 1. HHS Provider Relief Funding. The HHS Provider Relief Funding… Continue reading

Investment Advising, Wealth Management Available

It’s never too early to begin retirement planning. The MDA endorses DBS Investment Advisers, LLC to help members accumulate and manage their wealth. DBSIA works almost exclusively with dentists and understands your challenges. They can provide the financial advice to put and keep you on the path to financial freedom MDA members receive a discount… Continue reading

Customized IT just for dentistry

You’re a dental expert. And now, you also need to be an IT expert to keep your practice running. The MDA endorses Complete Dental IT, a new customized IT program specifically for Michigan dentists to aid with all things IT. The Complete Dental IT team takes a close look at the tech used to operate… Continue reading

Download ‘2021 Supplies Savings Guide’ to find best values

To save as much as possible while shopping the, Powered by Henry Schein website, download and review the “2021 Supplies Savings Guide.” This guide provides you with high-quality, great value alternatives to more costly products—not only from name brands, but also from alternative brands. Alternate-brand dental supplies save money on overhead expenses. TDSC recognizes… Continue reading ‘Save’ contest continues through Dec. 31

Are you watching your dental supplies savings add up by shopping at, Powered by Henry Schein? If you’re shopping and saving with the MDA’s group purchasing organization,, you’re automatically entered into a contest to see which MDA member can save the most from Sept. 1 through Dec. 31. The big winner will receive… Continue reading