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Pre-Determinations: Pros & Cons

Course Details

Course name: Pre-Determinations: Pros & Cons

Course length: 22 minutes

Number of modules: 1

Length per module: 22 minutes

  • Course prerequisites:
  • None

Price: Included with Membership

Overall goal: This course reviews the pros and cons for using pre-determinations, best practices, and helpful information to help guide you on whether or not to use them.

Recommended for dentists and front team members.



PreDeterminations are often misunderstood and frequently used in a way that hampers office function and treatment acceptance unnecessarily. This course reviews the pros and cons of PreDs and can provide information and best practices in order to help you create your own system to utilize the strengths and avoid the challenges.


  • Understand the Pros and Cons of PreDeterminations
  • Learn best practices for PreDeterminations
  • Help create your own system and avoid the challenges


1. Pre-Determinations: Pros & Cons

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