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Some Dental Practices Increase Fees in Response to Pandemic
A poll conducted by the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute found that one in four dentists will raise treatment fees due to the financial hardships endured during the COVID-19 pandemic. Raising fees was the most common strategy reported by participants in efforts to ensure the financial health of their practices. Other data gained from the poll included steady patient volumes remaining at about 90% of prepandemic levels and a dip in dentist confidence, with 71% noting that they felt “very” or “somewhat” confident about the health of their dental practices, a drop from 75% in November. Click here to read more.