In today’s economy, building and maintaining a successful dental practice means paying close attention to the costs of doing business. That’s where the NCDS Endorsed Partners Program can help. Your NCDS membership gives you special access to discounts on a range of products and services for your business and personal use.
These 22 companies have been thoroughly vetted and carefully selected by the ADA and/or NCDS, so you can use them with confidence. A portion of the revenue generated from these endorsements is returned to NCDS, where it is used to support the programs of NCDS and keep membership dues as low as possible. When you choose products and services from an Endorsed Partner, it’s a win-win for you and for NCDS!
The following 7 Partners are jointly endorsed by ADA and NCDS:
Apparel for Staff — Land’s End
Give your staff a unified image with discounts on personalized logo apparel from Lands’ End Business Outfitters. High-quality products feature performance enhancements to ensure size retention, stain resistance, and durability.
Appointment Reminders and On-Hold Messaging — InTouch Practice Communications
Build your practice with an automated appointment reminder system, cut down on missed appointments, increase productivity, and turn on-hold time into patient education opportunities.
Credit Cards — US Bank
With the new ADA Visa Card you’ll enjoy rewards with every net purchase. Redeem your rewards for unique travel, dining, and entertainment. U.S. Bank has helped millions of businesses reach their goals.
888-327-2265 Ext. 80023http://www.ada.org/4263.aspx
Digital and Paper Patient Charts — The Dental Record
Advanced software links with your dental practice management system to save you time and protect your sensitive data. Patients can easily complete their forms online in advance of their appointment. It’s a great way to keep your office on schedule.
Patient Payment Plans — CareCredit
CareCredit’s revolving line of credit that makes it easier for your patients to accept your recommended treatment. Accepted by over 90,000 dental practices nationwide, and millions of patients have used the program to get the care they want and need.
Shipping — FedEx
Save up to 26% with FedEx Express shipping services. If you’re already a FedEx customer, be sure to register your account to receive your special rates. Use Passcode MWEK43 to access the site.
Appliances — Whirlpool
Save on appliances for your office or your home. Receive substantial savings and special promotions on microwaves, dishwashers, washers and dryers, refrigerators and more. Log in with your ADA Member ID to learn more about your discounts.
For more information about the programs above, visit www.adabusinessresources.com
NCDS has selected an additional 14 Endorsed Partners:
Group Healthcare Coverage for Dentists, Their Staffs, and Families — NCDS Healthcare Plan
Generous benefits designed specifically to protect NCDS members and their staffs and families, choice of coverage plans, early retirement option, premium discounts up to 25%, new groups may join at any time.
For more information call 877-900-6237, Group Health Coordinator
Professional Liability and Other Business Insurance Services — Medical Security Insurance Company
Full protection for the business of dentistry, including dental malpractice, business owners’ coverage, general liability, worker’s compensation, office overhead protection, and more. NCDS members receive 5% professional liability premium discount, plus 5% premium discount for attending a MSIC risk management seminar.
800-878-7587, Teri Breci, mention NCDS
Examination Gloves — NCDS Glove Program
Special pricing for NCDS members on high-quality nitrile, powdered and powder-free latex, chloroprene, and vinyl gloves to meet the needs of your entire office team. Choose your favorites from over 60 different gloves from industry leaders, including Ansell, Cranberry, EcoBee, Innovative Healthcare, Kimberly-Clark, Microflex, and Sempermed.
877-484-6149, mention NCDShttp://www.ncdsgloves.com/
Secure Online Backup of Patient/Practice Records — Core Vault
Recommended to over 500,000 businesses, healthcare and legal professionals nationwide. Cost-effective, off-site secure storage and recovery of your sensitive practice records. Choose from easy package plans or customized options. Immediate data recovery in the event of an emergency. Full 256-bit AES military-grade encryption to ensure that no one sees your data. At your direction, data can be destroyed according to U.S. Department of Defense specifications.
405-242-1030, Jeff Cato, mention NCDS
Collections and Accounts Receivable Management — TekCollect
TekCollect specializes in helping dental practices bring slow-paying patients up to date, while preserving the dentist-patient relationship. State-of-the art collection protocols specifically designed to preserve your practice’s image, integrity, and valuable patient relationships. Economical, flat-fee pricing for NCDS members preserves positive cash-flow for practices of every size.
252-767-6468, Carl Peterson, mention NCDS
Computers — Dell Association Member Discount Program
NCDS members receive special Dell Employee Discount pricing on a full range of Dell products, including desktops, laptops, notebooks, printers, electronics, and software.
800-695-8133, mention NCDShttp://www.dell.com/content/segmenter.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=eep&cs=6099 (Click Shop Employee Discounts, then click on Association Member catalog)
Emergency Air Transport — Air Ambulance Card
A dedicated medical jet will fly sick or injured NCDS members to the U.S. hospital of your choice when you’re hospitalized 150 miles or more from home, domestically or internationally. For many NCDS members, even a trip to the NCDS Annual Session would be covered. NCDS members receive $40 off the price of individual or family memberships.
205-297-0060, Group Code NCDENTAL
Group Life, Group Disability Coverage — Interactive Medical Systems
Special group pricing from Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company on a broad range of personal insurance coverages for dental team members, including disability, accident, life, cancer, critical illness, and hospital confinement.
800-426-8739, Eric Ludwig, mention NCDS
Regulatory Compliance Programs — Total Medical Compliance
Keep up-to-date on the latest regulatory compliance requirements and best practices for dental offices. Choose customized, onsite training and inspection or the convenience of a web-based program for you and your staff. NCDS members receive access to free webinars and discount pricing on OSHA Compliance Manuals, HIPAA Compliance Manuals, and Radiation Safety Manuals.
888-862-6742, mention NCDS
Office Supplies — AMO (Association Members Only)
Next-day, free shipping of more than 30,000+ office supply products, from paper clips to desks. Order by phone, Fax, or online. NCDS members receive discounts on all items; ask for a free comparison between AMO pricing and your current supplier’s prices.
800-420-6421, mention NCDS
Amalgam Separators and Waste Disposal — SolmeteX
The most complete amalgam separator package available, the easiest waste management products available, as well as a new water treatment technology that removes viruses, bacteria and cysts from water used on patients. Solmex is focused on implementing Green products and managing your practice’s environmental compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations. NCDS members receive a free replacement cartridge, approximately $170 value, with your purchase of an amalgam separator.
800-216-5505, Kelly Beauregard, mention NCDS
Flex-Pay — Payroll Services
FlexPay specializes in affordable, full-service payroll processing and human resource functions for dental practices of any size. Services including time and attendance tracking, vacation/sick accruals, new hire reporting tax reporting, Section 125 reporting, plus over 100 clear and concise management reports available at no additional charge. NCDS members receive 50% off your initial set-up fee, plus your first payroll is processed for free.
800-457-2143, Elizabeth Honeycutt, mention NCDS
Heartland Payment Systems — Credit Card Processing
Payment transactions are critical to the success of a dental practice. Heartland provides debit/prepaid/credit card processing, and online payments efficiently and cost-effectively. NCDS members have access to the same special pricing that is typically only available to very large retailers, plus a free comparison of your current credit card processing costs and the savings available through Heartland.
707-508-1424, Sanford Brown, mention NCDShttp://www.heartlandpaymentsystems.com/
Officite — Dental Practice Website Development
Officite has built thousands of websites for dentists and healthcare professionals that have generated hundreds of thousands of new patient appointments. Services include customizable dentist website designs, online marketing services, search engine optimization, reviews management, pay-per-click advertising, plus social networking and blog management. NCDS members receive up to 30% off the cost of setting up your website.
630-230-2327, Don McKenzie, mention NCDS
Bank of America Practice Solutions — Dental Practice Financing
For more than 20 years, Bank of America Practice Solutions has served the needs of dentists by offering financial products and services to the dental community. Whether you own a practice or are just getting started, we can provide customized financial solutions for your short-term needs and long-term aspirations:
In addition to these products, Bank of America Practice Solutions brings you added value with dedicated specialists who are experts in this field and who can provide you with customized solutions for your business. We offer some of the most flexible and competitive terms and benefits in the industry today, backed with the dedicated focus on customer satisfaction for which Bank of America is known worldwide. If you are interested in learning more about how Bank of America can assist you with the management and growth of your practice, please call us toll free at 1.800.497.6076 Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern and mention code INA0107A or schedule a phone consultation through our secure website.
Active association members receive reduced loan administration fees.
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* All programs are subject to credit approval and loan amounts are subject to credit worthiness. Some restrictions may apply.
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