January 31, 2023

MLMIC Attorney Al Anthony Mercado to Present First of Four-Part NYSDA Webinar Series for New Dentists

Join us on February 21, 2023, for “Welcome to the Jungle,” a MLMIC presentation designed to educate dental residents and new dentists on dental professional liability insurance basics. Al Anthony Mercado, Esq., of Mercado May-Skinner will explore the most frequently occurring claims seen in dentistry, common pitfalls, risk management strategies and tips for best practices to avoid pitfalls and claims.

November 21, 2022

Meet Dr. James Galati, 2022-23 NYSDA President and MLMIC Policyholder

In June 2022, Dr. James Galati took office as the 142nd president of the New York State Dental Association, the culmination of nearly 30 years of service to organized dentistry. Dr. Galati, who is a longtime MLMIC policyholder, is also an active member of the American Dental Association and the Fourth District Dental Society. We sat down with Dr. Galati to learn more about his background and his thoughts on the dental industry.

September 12, 2022

The Value of Organized Dentistry: A Message from NYSDA President Dr. James Galati

Membership in organized dentistry connects individual dentists to their larger dental community — across the country, throughout New York State and within local dental societies. In this letter, NYSDA President Dr. James Galati details the many benefits of participating in organized dentistry.

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.

May 24, 2021

Full Circle With Dr. Chad Gehani: From Mumbai to Queens

From humble beginnings in Mumbai, India, to leadership roles at every level of organized dentistry, Dr. Chad Gehani is the epitome of a heartwarming success story and a man with a full personal and professional life. Serving as president of the ADA through October 2020, Dr. Gehani led the charge to keep dentists apprised of ever-changing information as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold and provided guidelines and strategies as dental practices began to reopen. We asked Dr. Gehani to share some of his experiences, as well as his thoughts on why membership is important to both the individual dentist and the profession.