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 Scope: Choosing Your Professional Liability Carrier: No One Knows New York Dentists Better Than MLMIC
Whether you are a new dentist or an established practitioner, choosing a professional liability carrier is a crucial decision for your practice. But what makes one carrier stand apart from another? These are the qualities you should pay attention to.
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.