AADOM Radio-Innovation in patient financing: what office managers need to know.


Episode Summary

Patients’ ability to afford treatment remains a challenge for dental practices, leading to lower-than-desired case acceptance. Options to overcome the money hurdle, such as patient financing, have historically fallen short of serving you and your patients. In fact, nearly 9 in 10 dental professionals report they aren’t completely satisfied with their existing financing solution. But with nearly 40 percent of Americans unable to cover a $400 surprise expense, how can you help patients overcome the cost issue without it? Join us as we sit down with industry experts for a discussion about the flaws with patient financing and how a modern approach can better serve patients and their practices. This is a podcast episode AADOM members won’t want to miss! Listen to the episode now.

Podcast Guests:

Jay Lewtat

Jay oversees the adoption of Sunbit’s Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) technology in the dental vertical, a core market for the company. With more than 20 years of experience evangelizing disruptive technologies, Jay is uniquely suited to introduce BNPL technology to a market where patient case acceptance has traditionally been hampered by treatment costs. By building relationships with multi-unit practices and leading DSOs, Jay is enabling dental leaders to address traditional financing challenges, increasing case acceptance and improving patient outcomes.

Liz Russell

Liz Russell, DAADOM has been in dentistry for 45 years.  The last 17 years has been spent with Charles Ashley Mann and Associates in Cary, NC.   She began her career with a job after school at her local dentist and was trained as a dental assistant.  Through the years she has worked the front desk, has been a trainer for Eaglesoft dental software, supported her own Practice Management business, and managed single and multiple location dental practices.  She is Co-President of the AADOM Triangle Chapter in Raleigh, NC.

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