"It is never too late to be
what you might have been."
~ George Eliot
*Join the 2013 NC Dental Society Corporate Golf Challenge.
Dentists, business leaders and legislators will meet in Pinehurst August 11 and 12 to play in the first annual NCDS Corporate Golf Challenge. The event begins Sunday evening with a reception at Pinehurst. Overnight guests will receive discounted room rates and breakfast, and the shotgun start tournament will begin at 8:30 Monday morning. Proceeds benefit the NCMOM free dental clinic program. For more information and to register please click here.
*Fake Yellow Pages company scamming dentists.
Fake companies posing as an online Yellow Pages service have been targeting businesses, including dentists, saying they owe money on an Internet phone book listing they allegedly purchased. To protect yourself, read more from the ADA news.
*Assistance for Medicaid Providers.
NCDS announces a NCTracks Webinar focusing on Taxonomy THIS Friday August 2nd from 11am-12pm. While this situation may not address all issues with NCTracks, taxonomy is the most frequent reason for denial of Medicaid claims. They will take questions at the end of the webinar. To join:
1. Call 1-888-567-4484, passcode= 1287063
2. Click here, and use meeting number: 8885674484 with code: 1287063
*Help keep the Toe River Clinic doors open.
The dental director of the Toe River Children's Dental Clinic in Bakersville, NC, Dr. Bill Goodwin, will be leaving at the end of August 2013. They need a good dentist who likes to work with children to replace him. The clinic is a FQHC that serves several counties in Western NC including Head Start programs. Please contact Dr. Goodwin at 828-688-8384 for more information.
*Please update your NCDS information.
We are working on a new NCDS Directory and need to make sure we have your updated information including: your current email address, physical address, phone number and website address.
Please go to www.ncdental.org
and log on to the Members Only
area of the website and click on the Member Services
tab, then the Update Your Record
tab to make any changes. You may also email Maura Laurin at firstname.lastname@example.org
with any changes. Please make all changes by Aug 15th.
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