December 21, 2020

How to Improve Emergency Preparedness in Dental Practices

This year, dentists have navigated many unforeseen challenges and transitions, showing how vital it is for dental practices to discuss their emergency preparedness plans and make improvements where necessary. We take you through some of the steps you should follow to make sure you and your practice are ready for anything.

December 14, 2020

The Scope: Guidelines for Protecting Your Dental Practice from Liability Claims Related to COVID-19

Since dental practices reopened in June, a concern has arisen about liability claims related to COVID-19 exposure. While this concern is certainly legitimate, an overlooked, likely greater concern is the potential for claims related to delays in diagnosis and treatment that could stem from the closure of dental practices during the peak of the pandemic in New York State.

December 8, 2020

MLMIC and HANYS Announce Recovery and Preparedness Webinar

MLMIC and HANYS present “Practicing in a Pandemic – Addressing Liability Issues and Maintaining a Safe Environment of Care,” a webinar on navigating the unprecedented operational and clinical challenges caused by the pandemic.

December 7, 2020

ADA Teledentistry Policy Update Calls for Consistent Quality of Care

A recent American Dental Association (ADA) teledentistry policy update addresses the virtual service at a crucial moment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ADA asserts that care via teledentistry can be an effective way of expanding dental reach and should be consistent with in-person care.