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.

January 9, 2023

NYS Dentists: Complete This NYSDA Risk Management Course for a 10% Policy Discount!

Want to brush up on your risk management knowledge and get a discount on your MLMIC policy? We encourage you to complete this free, on-demand NYSDA risk management course, sponsored by MLMIC! This course, developed according to New York State laws and regulations, is less than three hours long and will get you a 10% discount on your liability premiums for a three-year period from MLMIC!

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.

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.

December 1, 2021

MLMIC Mourns the Loss of NYSDA Executive Director Dr. Mark Feldman

It was with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of our colleague, Dr. Mark Feldman, after a long illness. For many years, Dr. Feldman led the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA) as its executive director. He also served on the MLMIC Board of Directors. His colleagues remember him as a man of unfailing grace and charm who believed passionately in MLMIC’s mission.

November 29, 2021

Breathing New Life Into Organized Dentistry by Dr. Kevin Hanley

In this editorial from March 2015, Dr. Kevin J. Hanley writes that if leaders of dental organizations don’t come up with creative ways to attract the new generation of dentists, organized dentistry may be a thing of the past. This article is reprinted with permission from The New York State Dental Journal.

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.

May 10, 2021

School-based Health Centers Reopen in New York After Advocacy of NYSDA and Others

School-based Health Centers, an important source of primary, dental and mental healthcare for New York students, are officially open again after a lengthy mandated shutdown due to COVID-19. The reopening is largely thanks to the advocacy of the New York State Dental Association and other organizations in the state.