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Addressing Work-Related Aches and Pains
Addressing Work-Related Aches and Pains

The American Dental Association's (ADA) Dentist Well-Being Survey revealed that poor ergonomics continue to be a major factor in neck and lower back pain experienced by dental professionals. The repetitive nature of the postures and motions of dentistry, and the types of sustained muscular contractions necessary put dentists at increased risk for musculoskeletal problems.

The ADA encourages dentists to take steps to improve ergonomics that can help stop pain before it starts. If you already ...

Your Practice
Addressing Work-Related Aches and Pains

The American Dental Association's (ADA) Dentist Well-Being Survey revealed that poor ergonomics continue to be a major factor in neck and lower back pain experienced by dental professionals. The repetitive nature of the postures and motions of dentistry, and the types of sustained muscular contractions necessary put dentists at increased risk for musculoskeletal problems.

The ADA encourages dentists to take steps to improve ergonomics that can help stop pain before it starts. If you already ...

Electronic Funds Transfer: A Timesaving Cash Management Tool
Electronic Funds Transfer: A Timesaving Cash Management Tool

At MCNA, we continually evaluate our services to ensure that we provide you with the best tools to help you effectively manage your practice. We are pleased to be able to offer you electronic funds transfer (EFT) as a convenient way to save time and hassle when it comes to cash management in your office.

EFTs allow MCNA to complete the payment of your claims by electronically depositing funds directly into the bank account you designate instead of sending paper checks. Whenever MCNA completes an EFT transaction into your bank account, you will receive an email confirmation as well as an electronic copy of your Remittance Advice (RA) at the email address you provide.

If your office is ...

MCNA Updates
Electronic Funds Transfer: A Timesaving Cash Management Tool

At MCNA, we continually evaluate our services to ensure that we provide you with the best tools to help you effectively manage your practice. We are pleased to be able to offer you electronic funds transfer (EFT) as a convenient way to save time and hassle when it comes to cash management in your office.

EFTs allow MCNA to complete the payment of your claims by electronically depositing funds directly into the bank account you designate instead of sending paper checks. Whenever MCNA completes an EFT transaction into your bank account, you will receive an email confirmation as well as an electronic copy of your Remittance Advice (RA) at the email address you provide.

If your office is ...

Is Your Practice Information Up-to-Date?
Is Your Practice Information Up-to-Date?

Keeping MCNA updated with your dental practice information when changes occur is important to both you and your patients. When you report practice changes, we are able to relay correct information to our members regarding your location, hours of operation, and contact information to make an appointment. Accurate practice information also assists us in processing your claims without unnecessary delay.

As a best practice, please ...

Your Practice
Is Your Practice Information Up-to-Date?

Keeping MCNA updated with your dental practice information when changes occur is important to both you and your patients. When you report practice changes, we are able to relay correct information to our members regarding your location, hours of operation, and contact information to make an appointment. Accurate practice information also assists us in processing your claims without unnecessary delay.

As a best practice, please ...

Good Nutrition for Healthy Smiles
Good Nutrition for Healthy Smiles

Help children learn more about the value of good nutrition for better oral health with resources from the American Dental Association (ADA). The ADA's website features information, tips, and nutrition guides for kids and people of all ages. You can also find more great information about good nutrition on the American Academy of Pediatrics website.

Children's Corner
Good Nutrition for Healthy Smiles

Help children learn more about the value of good nutrition for better oral health with resources from the American Dental Association (ADA). The ADA's website features information, tips, and nutrition guides for kids and people of all ages. You can also find more great information about good nutrition on the American Academy of Pediatrics website.

Dental Assistants Recognition Week: March 1 - 7
Dental Assistants Recognition Week: March 1 - 7

Dental Assistants Recognition Week shines a spotlight on dental assistants and their responsibilities in supporting a successful dental practice. According to the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA), this year's theme "A 20/20 Dental Assistant - Looking Toward the Future" acknowledges the growing importance of dentistry's role in health care and the responsibilities of dental assistants. Dental assistants are committed to strengthening the entire practice, and help to enhance the total patient experience in quality dental care. The ADAA's website hosts a selection of easy-to-use resources that can help you organize and celebrate your own Dental Assistants Recognition Week.

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Dental Assistants Recognition Week: March 1 - 7

Dental Assistants Recognition Week shines a spotlight on dental assistants and their responsibilities in supporting a successful dental practice. According to the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA), this year's theme "A 20/20 Dental Assistant - Looking Toward the Future" acknowledges the growing importance of dentistry's role in health care and the responsibilities of dental assistants. Dental assistants are committed to strengthening the entire practice, and help to enhance the total patient experience in quality dental care. The ADAA's website hosts a selection of easy-to-use resources that can help you organize and celebrate your own Dental Assistants Recognition Week.

National Nutrition Month - March 2020
National Nutrition Month - March 2020

National Nutrition Month reminds us all of the importance of good nutrition. Each bite we take counts, and small shifts in our food choices and eating habits can add up to big impacts over time. We know that good nutritional choices are good for teeth and gums. Spread the message this month with patients young and old - good oral health and whole body health begins by eating right, "bite by bite." Check out the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website for National Nutrition Month to find more information.

Upcoming Events
National Nutrition Month - March 2020

National Nutrition Month reminds us all of the importance of good nutrition. Each bite we take counts, and small shifts in our food choices and eating habits can add up to big impacts over time. We know that good nutritional choices are good for teeth and gums. Spread the message this month with patients young and old - good oral health and whole body health begins by eating right, "bite by bite." Check out the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website for National Nutrition Month to find more information.