October 4, 2023

Dental Record Protocol: Before and After Disaster Strikes

This past year, New York experienced some very destructive weather. Dentists and other professionals have unfortunately been affected, particularly by flooding. MLMIC Insurance Company and the attorneys of Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppmann, LLP have received telephone calls inquiring about how to deal with the loss of electronic and paper dental records that have been damaged or destroyed by floods and other types of storms.

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.

June 20, 2023

Engage at Any Age: Providing Safe Care for the Aging Population in the Dental Office Setting

By 2030, one in six people in the world will be over the age of 60. How can dental providers be prepared amidst the lingering effects of the pandemic coupled with the increased demand for care? Here is guidance from our risk management consultants on how to provide safe dental care to seniors.

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.