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 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.

April 11, 2022

Making Sense of Your First Employment Contract After Dental Residency

When dental residents finish training and are faced with their first contract, they may be overwhelmed by the amount of information to sift through. We’ll help you sort through the most important elements of employment contracts and negotiations, starting from the time you are recruited.

April 12, 2021

Tips for New Dentists: How to Thrive on Your First Day in Dental Practice

From making employment decisions, to risk management strategies, to choosing a professional liability carrier, our “Tips for New Dentists” series has covered important information as you prepare for your first year of practice. Now, we want to focus on that very first day. What can you do to make it as smooth as possible? Here’s how to set yourself up for success.

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March 23, 2021

Tips for New Dentists: Our Top Three Risk Management Strategies

Risk management should be an integral component of dental practice. Establishing reliable policies and procedures in dental practices is vital for dentists to enhance patient safety and reduce the risk of exposure to claims of negligence. There are many strategies dentists can implement, but here are three which we consider to be the most important.

March 15, 2021

Tips for New Dentists: Important Career and Employment Considerations

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.

March 8, 2021

Tips for New Dentists: How to Choose a Dental Professional Liability Carrier

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.

July 19, 2017

MLMIC’s 2017 New Dentist Discount Program Includes New Options and Savings

MLMIC’s enhanced discount program offers new dentist graduates more options in choice and savings. It’s a cost-effective way to obtain malpractice insurance with the program designed by and for NYSDA members with New York State’s leading malpractice carrier.