July 18, 2022

How to Effectively Treat Difficult Dental Patients: Part 1

In almost every dentist’s practice, there are difficult dental patients. In this first installment in our new blog series, we will provide recommendations for treating patients who demand or abuse narcotics; are rude or threatening to the dental professionals; or are noncompliant. All patients, even difficult ones, must be evaluated and treated by their dentists until and unless they have been formally discharged from care.

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 24, 2022

Introducing the 5-Minute Rapid App For New Dentists Seeking Coverage

We are so excited to share our new rapid application for professional liability coverage! Now, new dentists can apply for coverage online in just five minutes. That’s right — less than the amount of time it takes to fill a cavity. Here’s what you need to know.

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.

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.