June 26, 2024

Seven Things For New Dentists to Know About Practicing Dentistry in New York

Congratulations! Years of hard work and dedication have paid off! You’ve completed dental school and residency training but what’s next? If you plan on practicing in New York State, there are many things to consider before you start providing dental care. Below, MLMIC shares information on seven important topics to be mindful of before you start to practice.

September 28, 2023

Evidence-based Clinical Guidelines for Acute Dental Pain in Children

A panel put together by the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs, American Dental Association Science and Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, and Center for Integrative Global Oral Health at the University of Pennsylvania have developed seven recommendations and five good practice statements after a review to determine the effect […]

July 21, 2023

New Evidence-Based Dental Recommendations for Treating Caries Lesions

A panel of experts recently published new recommendations for dental treatment of caries lesions in the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA). Dentists should take some time to review these recent guidelines and modify current practices as needed to reflect the updated recommendations.

May 23, 2023

Meet Greg Hill, NYSDA Executive Director and Longtime Organized Dentistry Advocate

Greg Hill, the executive director of the New York State Dental Association, is nearing the end of his first year in this role. MLMIC recently sat down with Greg to discuss his tenure so far, his goals for the future and the road he travelled that led him to NYSDA.

March 6, 2023

The Connection Between Proper Nutrition and Dental Health

If the eyes are a window to our soul, the teeth and gums are a window to our bodies. The pathway to a healthy body starts in the oral cavity, and poor dental nutrition affects the whole body. In fact, the first sign of conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and gastroesophageal reflux can initially be detected while examining the teeth and gums.

January 16, 2023

A Sticky Situation: What Dentists Should Know About Vaping and Dental Health

According to the CDC, 9.1 million American adults and 2 million teenagers use tobacco-based vaping products. The e-cigarette was invented in 2003 as an alternative to smoking tobacco. Here’s what dentists should know about vaping and dental health.

November 21, 2022

Meet Dr. James Galati, 2022-23 NYSDA President and MLMIC Policyholder

In June 2022, Dr. James Galati took office as the 142nd president of the New York State Dental Association, the culmination of nearly 30 years of service to organized dentistry. Dr. Galati, who is a longtime MLMIC policyholder, is also an active member of the American Dental Association and the Fourth District Dental Society. We sat down with Dr. Galati to learn more about his background and his thoughts on the dental industry.

June 3, 2022

Meet Dr. Gregory Dodd, the Longtime MLMIC Policyholder Gifting $10K to Future Dentists

Dr. Gregory Dodd, a dentist at Saratoga Springs Family Dentistry and a MLMIC policyholder since 2003, recently announced that his practice will give $10,500 in scholarships to high school students interested in pursuing a career in dentistry. Learn more about Dr. Dodd and his passion for cosmetic, reconstructive and rehabilitative dentistry in the following Q&A.

December 1, 2021

MLMIC Mourns the Loss of NYSDA Executive Director Dr. Mark Feldman

It was with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of our colleague, Dr. Mark Feldman, after a long illness. For many years, Dr. Feldman led the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA) as its executive director. He also served on the MLMIC Board of Directors. His colleagues remember him as a man of unfailing grace and charm who believed passionately in MLMIC’s mission.