Level 2 Course

Medical Billing In Dentistry - 101

Tap into a new revenue source with Medical Billing for Dentistry. Learn to identify cases that are covered by medical insurance, understand what questions to ask, and how to help patients get the treatment they need. Nearly every code in dentistry can be billed as medical with the right knowledge and tools.


There are many procedures in dentistry that are medically necessary but are not covered by dental insurance. This Basics Workshop will help you identify your “low hanging fruit” and show how you may be able to get medically necessary procedures paid for by medical insurance. You will learn the basics of medical billing in dentistry and leave excited and empowered to help your patients receive the care that they need.

What Is Covered In The Course?

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$ 699 Per Enrollment
  • 13 CE Credits
  • PDF Resources
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 6 Months Unlimited Access
  • 13+ hours of Video Instruction

Course Outline

Learn how you can contact our instructors for private tutoring sessions, why you should bill to medical, and who can bill to medical.

Learn how medical insurance uses different types of codes to build a narrative. You will also learn how to structure your SOAP notes and the documentation you need to provide.

Learn how you can bill for exams, radiographs and CBCT through medical insurance. From new patients to existing patients you can use their medical benefits to cover their treatment.

Learn how you can bill for screening processes within your practice. These include scaling and root planning, oral cancer screenings and more.

Learn how to bill for sleep appliances, TMD and occlusal guards. 

Looking to add Dental Sleep Medicine to your practice? Check out our Dental Sleep Medicine Online Course.

Learn how to process accident forms and bill for trauma as well as how to write SOAP notes for trauma cases. 

Learn how you can bill for bone grafting and wisdom teeth extractions 

Learn how you can successfully bill for treatment for oral manifestations of gastrointestinal disorders including GERD and other disorders.

Learn the types of medical insurance including HMO, EPO, Medicare, Tricare, Medicaid and Medicare.

Learn how to credential your office with medical insurance so that you can successfully bill cases to medical. 

Learn how to decide between medical insurance or dental insurance for each patient and how to complete a verification of benefit and pre-authorizations.

Learn how to submit claims and what you need to make sure your claims have all the required information.

Learn how to sequence your codes so that the narrative of your case is clear to medical insurance. 

Learn how to present treatment to your patients so that you are confident in answering their questions. 

Learn the rules of medical insurance so that you don’t commit insurance fraud.

Checkout the Level 1 Course

Join Devdent’s Laurie Owens at this virtual workshop and learn the basics of medical billing from someone who has been in the industry for over 25 years. With four sessions and 1 hour of instruction, you will be able to focus on each session’s content.

Resources Included

  • Quick Code Finder 2022
  • Partial Loss of Tooth Classification
  • Treatment Of Appt Policy
  • Medical Billing Glossary
  • E/M Code Requirements
  • All On Four
  • Restorative Caries
  • Trauma
  • Perio Implant
  • Ortho
  • Perio Treatment and more.
  • Appeal For Gap Exception
  • CBCT Letter of Medical Necessity
  • Letter of Medical Necessity
  • Ortho Letter of Medical Nessecity
  • Requesting Credentials of Denying Doctor
  • Tricare Letter
  • ABN Form (Non-Medicare)
  • ABN Form (Non-Coverage)
  • Patient Accident Report Form
  • Telemedicine SOAP Note Template

Course Instructor

Experienced, Knowledgeable, and Helpful

Crystal May

Co-Founder and COO of Devdent

Crystal is dedicated to helping dental practices be successful in dental sleep medicine and medical billing. With over 17 years of medical billing experience, 10 with an emphasis on dentistry, she is a leading educator on these topics. Having owned and managed multiple dental practices, she mastered the process of efficient implementation. She enjoys sharing her passion and knowledge with dental practices throughout the country.

Laurie Owens

CPC | CPB | COC | Director Of Medical Billing Education

Laurie brings over 18 years of experience in educating dental practices on billing medical insurance and the techniques to get claims paid. She believes that patients should be able to utilize their medical insurance for procedures due to oral systemic conditions. Through on-site training, medical billing courses, Seattle Study Club lectures, AADOM meetings, national dental meetings, ADA & AAOMS recording modules, and follow-up consulting, Laurie has assisted dental practices in successfully billing medical insurance to collect benefits that would have otherwise been unclaimed. Her training on medical billing has increased practice revenue and patient satisfaction.


Most Frequent questions and answers

Access the online course content in your Devdent account. You can return and watch sections at your convenience.

If you have a question during the course,  you can email support@devdent.com and our instructors will get back to you with an answer.

Imagn Medical Billing Service

Due to the complex nature of medical insurance billing, most dental offices are not equipped with the knowledge to properly credential national payers, submit successful claims, or handle aging and appeals. Imagn Medical Billing Service performs the proper credentialing and billing for you, which results in fewer denials and time well saved as you rely on expert help.

One-Time Credential Fee

$795/per dentist

The key to more successful payments

Our experts complete the process so you can start billing medical insurance. Each dentist billing medical insurance needs to be credentialed.

Pay Per Case

Verification of Benefit

$35 per vob

We get your patient’s insurance information so you can set proper expectations with the patient regarding the specific coverage available and any out of pocket fees. This is the most critical step in all of medical billing.

Per Authorization

$40 per auth

All procedures require pre-authorization in order for your practice to get paid. Gaining appropriate authorization can be challenging, let our experts get the job done for you.

Claim Submission

8% of successful claim

You don’t have time to sit on hold. Let us sit on hold and handle the claim submission work for you  We also handle the aging and appeals so you can focus on your practice.

Choose Your Software

Imagn Software is your one stop solution with both medical billing and dental sleep medicine capabilities with world-class support

What most dentist don’t know is that medical billing can increase your case acceptance rate and ensure your patients get the care they need.

Imagn Software

$195 /month

No contract and your satisfaction guaranteed.

Our goal is to give you the best experience. But if you are not satisfied then we will give you a full refund for your software access fee within 30 days of purchase.

Add Imagn Sleep Software

$100 /month

Our software provides everything you need

to give your patient’s the sleep care they deserve.

Patients can no longer afford to have dentists ignore the responsibility of providing care for sleep disorders. Two out of every three Americans report poor sleep; the ability to breathe well is the most important factor in determining a person’s sleep quality. 

Imagn Software Set-up Fee

$399 one-time fee

No contract and your satisfaction guaranteed.

Our goal is to give you the best experience. But if you are not satisfied then we will give you a full refund for your software access fee within 30 days of purchase.

Choose Your Monthly Devdent Support Program

In order for you to succeed, we offer a unique range of customer support solutions including coaching, online resources, implementation programming, and so much more. We keep an eye on the ever changing industry trends so you can focus on your practice

Medical Billing Support

$200 /month

The program to get and keep your staff trained.

Dental Sleep Medicine Support

$200 /month

The program to implement Dental Sleep Medicine into your practice.


$345 /month

Get both of the Medical Billing and Dental Sleep Medicine Support programs at a discount.

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