Money Saving Opportunities For Your Practice Provided Through These
LDA Endorsed Products and Services
Louisiana Dental Services, Inc. (LDS) is the for-profit subsidiary of the LDA. Through LDS, the LDA endorses many high-quality products and services that provide revenue to the association EVERY TIME you use them.
(Note: All insurance underwriters and/or agencies endorsed by LDS comply with all state and federal regulations regarding participation in association affinity programs.)
LDA members rarely experience an increase in their annual dues, yet the quality of member services has increased. LDS revenue, generated through your use of the following endorsed products and services, makes that possible.
If you're not already doing so, please consider signing up for one of the following, high-quality endorsed products and/or services and support your Association!
LDA/LDS Endorsed Companies
ADS Transitions (Transition specialists)
Amalgaway (Disposal service)
Bank of America Practice Solutions, Inc. (Financial products and services)
Bank of America Financial Services (Credit card program)
Brown & Brown of LA, LLC(Business property insurance)
CareCredit (Patient financing program)
CGI Communications, Inc. (Practice marketing and communications)
D-MMEX EasyRefine (Scrap metal return)
Elavon (Credit card and electronic check processing)
Fortress (Professional liability insurance)
LDS Glove Program (Individualized gloves)
Mercury Data Exchange (Benefits verification and claims adjudication)
Office Depot (Office products)
ProSites (Website provider)
Stericycle (Medical waste service)
Transworld Systems, Inc. (Profit recovery)
Complete description of companies and contact information can be found below.
ADS Transitions - From buying your first practice, to planning an exit strategy, and everything in between, we help dentists with every significant career move. ADS Transitions (www.ADStransitions.com) is the largest group of independent transition specialists in the United States. Members are selected for their integrity, high standards, expertise and knowledge. The ADS brokers in Louisiana have embraced a simple yet powerful philosophy; if a deal isn’t good for both buyer and seller, we don’t pursue it. We provide the following services:
Practice Marketing – We market our listings via direct mail as well as advertisements in Dental Economics, State Dental Journals, JADA, local dental journals, and regional web sites.
Practice Appraisals - practice sales, partnerships, insurance and divorce
Transition Planning - Equity Associateships, Buy-Ins, Buy-Outs, Mergers
Real Estate Services – Pertaining to the lease or sale of the dental office
Practice Management Consultation -- ADS Lovelace and Associates provides practice management consulting services to dentists in need of assistance in order to help increase practice value and eliminate practice inefficiencies and debt.
LDA Member Discounts and Benefits
- Two FREE hours of Practice Transition or Practice Management consulting services
To take advantage of any of these offers, contact Preston Lovelace at (888) 294-8109 or Earl Douglas at (770) 664-1982.
|Amalgaway - Amalgam disposal service. Protect yourself and the environment. Mailing containers meet all U.S.P.S. requirements, and you receive written, dated verification of proper disposal. (800) 267-1467.|
Bank of America Practice Solutions, Inc. - 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:
Bank of America Financial Services - Earn more cash back for the things you buy most, and a $100 cash rewards bonus after qualifying purchases
Apply for the new BankAmericard Cash RewardsTM Visa Signature® credit card for the Louisiana Dental Association (LDA) that rewards customers with up to 3% cash back on certain purchases, all while supporting LDA initiatives. In addition to earning cash rewards for yourself, use of this card benefits the LDA at no extra cost to you!
This credit card program is issued and administered by FIA Card Services, N.A. BankAmericard Cash Rewards is a trademark and Bank of America and the Bank of America logo are registered trademarks of Bank of America Corporation. Visa and Visa Signature are registered trademarks of Visa International Service Association, and are used by the issuer pursuant to license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. © 2014 Bank of America Corporation.
CareCredit - CareCredit, a healthcare credit card, helps families manage their out-of-pocket healthcare expenses for a wide variety of treatments and procedures, including dental, veterinary, optometric, chiropractic and cosmetic procedures. When your practice accepts CareCredit as a payment option, patients can select from a variety of convenient financing options, making it easier for them to accept your complete treatment recommendations.
More than 20 million patients have used CareCredit over the last 25 years, allowing them to free up their cash and other credit cards for other household expenses. Today, CareCredit is accepted by more than 150,000 enrolled healthcare providers, including over 95,000 dental practices.
CareCredit provides outstanding practice support with a variety of free resources to help your practice, including a listing on its online Doctor Locator at CareCredit.com, which is searched by patients more than 560,000 times per month for practices that accept the card.
CareCredit is exclusively recommended for members and in celebration of CareCredit’s 25th Anniversary, members can get started for only $25. For information or to get started today, call 800-300-3046, ext. 4519. Already accept CareCredit? Call 800-859-9975 to reach your practice development team.
Today, CGI has over 80,000 satisfied customers. As a result, we've created specific programs and products that will help create lifelong clients, build referrals, and strengthen your online presence and much more.
In today's fast-paced, ever changing world, it's more important than ever to discover new ways of staying connected to the community you serve. In order for your business to stay relevant and have the ability to grow, cutting edge techniques have to be utilized in order to maintain a solid base of current clients, and attract future ones.
By being a member of your Association you have the opportunity to be introduced to this exciting program. Your association has worked out very favorable rates for its members, and members only, to take advantage of. It will cost you nothing to learn about this exciting opportunity. Please be aware you'll be receiving a call from CGI to set up an appointment or feel free to contact them yourself.
|D-MMEX EasyRefine - The EasyRefine precious metal recovery program maximizes the value of your precious scrap metal. EasyRefine pays 97% on gold, 90% on platinum and silver and 85% on palladium. LDA members receive an addition 5% on the total value of their submitted metals. Call (800) 741-3174 to get an insured shipping kit. Visit D-MMEX EasyRefine at www.easyrefine.com.|
Fortress Insurance Company - A professional liability company created by dentists, for dentists. To learn more about how Fortress can protect you and your practice, call Stormy Blair or Donna Hebert at 985-674-3886, 1-888-503-5547,
LDS Glove Program - Our endorsed glove program keeps getting better and saving you more money. The LDS Glove Program, administered by Association Gloves, now offers FREE SHIPPING on all items. Place your first glove order and you’ll receive a $5 gift card to Starbucks or McDonald’s—you choose which gift you’d prefer.
The LDS Glove Program carries the major brands: Cranberry, EcoBee, Microflex, Sempermed and Kimberly-Clark at extremely competitive prices. Free glove and mask samples are available. Request free samples on our glove and mask website, or call us for assistance.
Check out our low prices:
• Powder-free nitrile starting at $5.45 per 100 gloves
• Powder-free latex starting at $6.40 per 100 gloves
• Powdered latex starting at $7.25 100 gloves
• Fitted starting at $7.50 per 100 gloves
*All gloves are sold by the case. Gloves are packed 10 boxes per case.
Please visit our website for easy, secure purchasing. Or, call 877-484-6149 to order, request free samples or for answers to your questions. You’ll be glad you did!
Your purchase of exam gloves from the LDS glove program gets you high-quality products with the right fit and feel at an exceptional value, access to an easy recurring order program and great personal service. It also provides a non-dues revenue stream to the LDA. You have to purchase gloves, so why not buy them from Association Gloves, the organization that supports your state dental association? Call 877-484-6149 to get started saving today.
Mercury Data Exchange (now OneMind Health®) connects dental practices, payers and vendors through real-time technology, including eligibility and benefits verification, real-time claims adjudication, electronic remittance advice and electronic funds transfers. These tools enable dental organizations to minimize paper-based processes, streamline workflow, speed payment times and reduce administrative costs. To learn more, visit www.whymde.com. For more information, call (866) 633-1090, ext. 2581.
ProSites - As the LDA’s endorsed provider of website design and Internet marketing services, ProSites helps dentists drive practice growth and reach new patients online. High-quality websites include patient-focused content, educational videos, unlimited pages, and other interactive features that help doctors streamline patient communications. Free customer support and upgrades are also included. Plus, LDA members save 25% off the initial website setup fee.
To start your zero-obligation, FREE trial, visit http://www.prosites.com/LDA or call (888) 464-2357.
“ProSites transformed our web presence from one that lacked performance to one that allowed us to be fully integrated with today’s technology driven population; all at an affordable rate!”
Check out Dr. Vignes’ website at: http://www.batonrougedentalcenter.com/
Transworld Systems has proudly partnered with Sikka Software Company to bring dental practices a FREE unique receivables management tool called GreenFlag Dental Collect. GreenFlag Dental Collect integrates seamlessly with most clients practice management systems (PMS), and is designed to:
- Automatically pull overdue charges from the practice management system
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