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ADA Member Advantage-endorsed companies respond to COVID-19 pandemic

March 25, 2020

An article from Dental Practice Success

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During these uncertain times, there is a lot of anxiety and understandably some of that comes in the form of financial worries. ADA Member Advantage-endorsed companies that provide financial services have offered information for their customers and ADA members.

For dentists that are current cardholders of the ADA Visa Preferred Rewards Signature card or the ADA Visa Business Card and have concerns about their financial situation, U.S. Bank encourages them to call 1-866-951-3869 and speak to the U.S. Bank customer care team about their options.


U.S. Bank invites dentists that are not already cardholders to apply for the ADA Visa Preferred Rewards Signature Card. Approved applicants can earn a $100 statement credit after the first purchase and 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for twelve billing cycles. After that a variable APR, currently 9.99%-21.99% applies. Interested applicants should visit adavisa.com/10345 or call 888-327-2265 x10345 for full terms and conditions and to apply.

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BMO Harris Bank, endorsed by ADA Member Advantage for practice financing, encourages customers who are concerned about financial challenges as a result of COVID-19 to contact their banker or the dedicated dental practice line at
1-833-276-6017. The bank has recently introduced a flexible financial relief program for personal and business customers, including dentists. BMO Harris Bank has moved to drive-through only service where available to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of customers, team members and the communities where the bank operates.

Dentists that have refinanced student loans through Laurel Road, and are concerned about an
impact to their income as a result of COVID-19, may be eligible for a forbearance or an extension. To inquire about forbearance and hardship relief due to the coronavirus outbreak, dentists should contact Laurel Road’s servicing partner, MOHELA, at 1-877-292-6845.


CareCredit, endorsed for patient financing, encourages patients that have CareCredit and are in financial trouble to contact CareCredit to see how they can help. Due to the reduction of on-site employees at call-centers, CareCredit is encouraging the use of their digital servicing tools. To register or log in to an account Cardholders should navigate to “Log In” at the top of the CareCredit.com page or download the mobile app at CareCredit.com/app.  Providers can also access digital tools by navigating to “For Providers” at the top of the CareCredit.com page. If patients or providers are unable to find the information needed online, please contact CareCredit directly to discuss how they can help at 1-866-893-7864.