How to Learn Dental Billing

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A dental billing specialist manages accounts receivable for a dental office. To gain employment in this position, you should complete a certificate or diploma in dental office administration or a similar program. Most programs last a year or less, and can be completed online or on a physical campus. You will need people skills and experience in accounting, word processing, managing files and records, and reading comprehension.

Things You'll Need

  • High school diploma or GED

Tips & Warnings

  • Some offices offer on-the-job training. Check job requirements and descriptions.
  • Associate's degrees are also available.
  • Some online schools display accreditations from fake associations. Check the accrediting association through "Get Educated" in the Resources section.

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