A recent study published in the Journal of Dental Research marks the first COVID-19 testing survey of asymptomatic patients in a dental setting. The paper showed the potential for dental offices to be viable and powerful locations for public health surveillance. The authors of the study identified dental offices as a good location for research for several reasons.
Dentists have to make many big decisions about their first years in practice, from what type of employment model would they prefer to how many vacation days they get. Many of these considerations need to be negotiated for the employment contract. We outlined a few of the most important things dentists should consider about their career.
As a new dentist starting out in practice, one of the key decisions you will make is selecting a dental professional liability carrier. Importantly, you want a professional liability carrier that offers more than just protection against claims. You want a carrier that offers stability and financial security, and one that provides the service and resources that will support you and your practice throughout your career.
The use of radiology modalities in dentistry can be viewed from both a clinical and legal perspective. As a dentist, it's important to continually update your knowledge of radiology modalities, guidelines, standard of care and malpractice.