December 12, 2022

Case Study: Dental Jousting and a Bridge Too Far

In this case study involving dental jousting, the facts illustrate how jousting, connected with documentation issues, can lead to the settlement of a potentially defensible case. The case involves a 54-year-old female who presented to our insured for a consultation to replace old fillings and a preexisting three-unit bridge from #2-#4.

December 6, 2022

Medieval Times: “Jousting” in the Dental Arena

Jousting in dentistry refers to comments made by one dentist about the treatment of another dentist that a patient can perceive as being critical. It has been shown to be a contributing cause of patient dissatisfaction and malpractice claims. This article will explore jousting in dentistry, discuss its negative impacts and provide practical guidance to avoid it.