Does Medical Insurance Reimburse PPE for Dental Offices?

As we suit up with Personal Protection Equipment, or PPE, we are getting many questions about PPE and medical insurance. Can dentists bill medical insurance for utilizing additional PPE during COVID?  When medically necessary, dentists can bill many procedures to...

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Technology Can Help You Streamline Medical Billing

Did you know that 90% of claim denials from medical insurance are preventable? Medical billing is perhaps the most important activity in a dental sleep medicine practice. Whether your office outsources medical billing or bills in-house, technology simplifies the task...

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Bill Medical for Sleep Apnea Appliances

Great news! Many medical insurance plans reimburse for oral appliances for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In order to gain reimbursement, the insurer will require a copy of a sleep study with a diagnosis of OSA. They also will request a narrative report from the...

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Why Introduce Trigger Point Injections to Your Practice?

Why introduce Trigger Point injections (TPI) to your practice? As you know, muscle aches and pains tend to follow people throughout their lives. Myofascial or craniofacial pain and related trigger points can be especially persistent and can occur after exercise, as a...

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Integrating Dental to Medical Collaboration

When it comes to sleep medicine every patient is different and treatment needs to be individualized to optimize success, which can add to an already complicated process. Integrating a successful dental to medical collaboration between dentists and physicians ensures...

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Sleep Deprivation Sensitizes Jaw Muscles

Author: Mayoor, Patel, DDS, MS In yet another study we are introduced to a relationship between sleep and pain. While we have talked about this connection before, I think it is worth noting this study and what has been said. Researchers stated that it is unknown...

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