October 24, 2022

Register Now: Upcoming November 2022 Events for NYS Dentists

We’re so excited for all these November 2022 events for dentists in New York. Find details on these occasions below, including the Greater New York Dental Meeting and several districts’ General Membership Meetings. Be sure to visit each event’s website for the most updated information and to find registration information.

September 20, 2022

Don’t Miss These October 2022 Events for Dentists in NYS

We’re so excited for all these October 2022 events for dentists in New York. Find details on these occasions below, including several events for new dentists, multiple opportunities to earn CE credits and a chance to shred old files! Be sure to visit each event’s website for the most updated information and to find registration information.

July 11, 2022

Improving Hand Hygiene in Dental Practices to Promote Safety and Instill Confidence

Practicing diligent hand hygiene is a well-known principle of patient and healthcare worker safety and a standard precaution for infection prevention and control in dental practices. Hand hygiene is one of the most important steps that dental staff can take to prevent the spread of infections. Here are strategies to reduce hygiene risks in your practice.

June 20, 2022

Is Your Dental Professional Liability Insurance Policy Due for a Checkup?

Is it time to update your liability insurance policy? With most COVID-19 restrictions being lifted and practices returning to normal, it is important that you review your policy and update our underwriters of any changes to ensure proper coverage is in place. The following checklist will help you determine if you should reach out to MLMIC or your liability provider.

January 27, 2022

What To Do When Disaster Strikes Your Dental Office

One of the most challenging times to be a dental practice owner is right after disaster strikes. Whether the emergency is related to weather, theft, cybersecurity breaches or something else, the owner must lead the office out of the crisis while mitigating the damage as much as possible. Recovering from a disaster at your dental office is possible, especially if the owner and other office leaders are familiar with emergency response protocol ahead of time. Here are eight important steps to take after disaster strikes your dental office.

January 10, 2022

Case Study: Flood-Damaged Dental Records Force Dentist to Settle

A longtime patient of a MLMIC-insured dentist underwent extensive dental work over a period of seven years. The patient filed a lawsuit shortly after the work was completed, alleging a negligent full-mouth restoration resulting in bone loss, extractions, and the need for re-treatment. The dentist being sued reported to MLMIC that he was unable to produce much of the patient’s record as there had been multiple floods in the building that affected his office dental records.