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 needed. Nearly every code in dentistry can be billed to medical with the right knowledge and tools.

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


Discover how you can accelerate the implementation of Dental Sleep Medicine in your practice with our new revolutionary curriculum that removes the frustration of treating sleep disorders. Learn about the Upper Airway, the TMJ, and surrounding muscles and how they affect your patients. Learn new streamlined methods for screening, testing, treatment, and how to get paid by medical insurance for treatment. Dental Sleep Implementation takes a team approach, and this course provides you important team tips that focus on the role of each team member.

What Is Covered In The Course?

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 planing, 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.

Tools For Your Success

Our Tools Help You Notify Your Patients That you Now Treat Dental Sleep Medicine.

Learn Anywhere, Help Patients Everywhere

With Simple To Use Features, You Go From Learning To Treating Faster

Instructional Videos

Watch and re-watch each video as many times as you would like.

Section Quiz's

Test yourself on dental sleep medicine with each section quiz.

Course Certification

After you complete the course download your certificate.

Certification Badges

Display certification badges on your website and social profiles.

Resources Included

Medical Billing Basics

Encounter Forms

Example Letters

Additional Forms

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Course Instructors

Experienced, Knowledgeable, and Helpful!

Laurie Owens, CPC, CPB

Director Of Medical Billing Education For Devdent
Laurie brings over a decade of experience educating dental practices on billing medical insurance and the techniques to get claims paid. Laurie 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, 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.

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.


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.

Schedule aN Expert CAll

Have a question? Need advice on where to start for your unique practice? Schedule an expert call and one of our practice consultants will help get you started. 

Speaker Packet

Crystal May

Co-Founder & COO
Dental Sleep Medicine & Medical Billing

Laurie Owens

Director of Medical Billing Education
Medical Billing

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