Updated June 3, 2020
Addressing your business operations and staying in front of your patients and communities are as important as ever. AGD’s Exclusive Benefits providers have recently added the following programs:
AGDVANTAGE is available to you now and in the future to access dental supplies for your offices. Check out their full list of products and compare prices. DHPI also has developed a comprehensive checklist to ensure your practice is effectively shut-down. To learn more or place an order, visit DHPI or call 800.626.2163. Be sure to mention your account #, or if you have not signed up with AGDVANTAGE, mention your AGD member # to set up an account.
Cash Flow Help
Are you in need of financing to improve cash flow to get you through these difficult times? AGD’s Exclusive Benefit providers offer the following support:
Bankers Healthcare Group is offering a 60-day deferred payment* program for new business and personal loans, where your first payment can be up to 89 days from loan closing. Learn more at agd.bhgchoice.com. Loans made or arranged pursuant to the California Financing Law, License No. 603-G493. Call for full program details. *Deferred loan program not available in all states.
US Bank is offering reduced pricing on its Quick Loan and Cash Flow Manager products. Please contact Jeramie Eimers at 605.681.7371. These products are not available in every state. Regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), US Bank has a digital-only inquiry and application process. Visit the Paycheck Protection Program inquiry form. (Afterward, communication will be sent to you for next steps.) For additional resources, visit the SBA Paycheck Protection Program.
AGD has teamed up with SoFi to help our small business partners access financial assistance during these uncertain times. Their Lantern marketplace makes it easy to shop across multiple lenders and compare financing solutions, including those that are part of the SBA Paycheck Protection Loan Program (PPP).
Keep Your Dental Team Sharp
All-Star Dental Academy is making its Roadmap to Practice Recoveryincluding a video on "Training While Your Office is Closed" available to all AGD members free of charge. It outlines issues to address during this crisis and steps to ensure that your practice can continue to grow.
AGD Impact columnist Don Deems, DDS, FAGD, PCC, is offering free sessions to any dentist who needs to talk to someone about ways to keep your teams together during this crisis. Known as The Dentist’s Coach®, is a practicing dentist of 33 years and a professional coach to dentists for 20 years. You can reach him through his website. Read his article from This Week at AGD.
Stay in Touch with Your Patients
AGD's new Exclusive Benefit provider Optio Publishing has generously offered to provide all AGD Members with free social media content to help you communicate with your patients about COVID-19. Check out the free content. Watch for more news about other offers from this new Exclusive Benefits provider.
Hagan Insurance Group employees are available to answer coverage questions. If these hard times are causing issues with paying your insurance premiums please do not hesitate to contact their office at 877.280.6487 to see what payment options may be available to help you through this difficult time.
Resources for Dentists
CareCredit has a promotion running from May 1 through July 31, 2020 on select merchant rates to help providers rebound while giving patients or clients more time to pay for the care they want and need. Read about the program or check out the video of CareCredit’s CEO for providers with information regarding the revitalization program.
Dentist’s Advantage is here to support dentists and dental practices as the situation around novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve. Check out its special COVID-19 Resources section for more information.
Auto/Home/Renters Insurance Update
Liberty Mutual is here to help. Visit their AGD pagefor additional details on the steps Liberty Mutual is taking to minimize disruptions and keep employees and customers safe.