How to read dental X-rays
Understand how to read dental x-rays and the vital role they have in getting your insurance claims processed. Recognize why the quality of the x-ray is vital for the proper diagnosis and to accurately document claims. Identify how x-rays provide evidence to support the need for procedures performed when billing the insurance carrier. Discover tips to easily identify the numbers of the teeth that are on the x-ray. You will also see what common dental procedures look like on each x-ray type so that you are able to read and understand them. Gain knowledge of various x-ray imaging software programs and how to navigate them.
After the course attendees will:
- Determine a “quality” x-ray vs. a “bad” x-ray
- Describe the different types of x-rays and their usefulness for clinical and billing purposes
- Identify different restorations using x-rays
- Manage x-rays in your dental management software
Earn one (1) CE credit
Oliver Hubbard has been Dental ClaimSupport’s Training manager since 2017, after rising through billing specialist and leadership roles. He develops, improves and leads professional training for Dental ClamSupport billing executives, and creates Dental Claims Academy courses. His expert instruction, videos and knowledge tests ensure Dental ClaimSupport’s own remote billers continue to meet high standards for successful insurance claim collection. In addition Oliver is well versed in most popular practice management software programs. He enjoys teaching to help maintain healthy insurance receivables for any dental practice.
In his spare time Oliver enjoys golf, coaching basketball. reading, and spending time with his Australian Shepherd dog Sylvester.
Course Content Expert:
Molly is a Training Department Manager Dental Claims Academy and Dental ClaimSupport. With over 35 years of experience in the dental field, Molly is a leading authority in dental practice management. She has worked as Dental Practice Risk Analyst, National Dental Practice Management Consultant, Director of Operations, COO, Dental Assistant, Licensed Dental Radiographer in the State of Ohio, Practice Management Software Trainer, educator and lecturer. Molly has enjoyed helping thousands of dental practices throughout the United States improve the success of their practices.