October 4, 2023

Dental Record Protocol: Before and After Disaster Strikes

This past year, New York experienced some very destructive weather. Dentists and other professionals have unfortunately been affected, particularly by flooding. MLMIC Insurance Company and the attorneys of Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppmann, LLP have received telephone calls inquiring about how to deal with the loss of electronic and paper dental records that have been damaged or destroyed by floods and other types of storms.

September 28, 2023

Evidence-based Clinical Guidelines for Acute Dental Pain in Children

A panel put together by the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs, American Dental Association Science and Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, and Center for Integrative Global Oral Health at the University of Pennsylvania have developed seven recommendations and five good practice statements after a review to determine the effect […]

July 21, 2023

New Evidence-Based Dental Recommendations for Treating Caries Lesions

A panel of experts recently published new recommendations for dental treatment of caries lesions in the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA). Dentists should take some time to review these recent guidelines and modify current practices as needed to reflect the updated recommendations.

April 26, 2023

Five Risk Management Best Practices for Taking Pediatric Dental X-rays

Many aspects of providing quality dental care have become more challenging in recent years, and dental radiology — especially pediatric dental radiology — is no exception. However, there are associated risks specific to this modality and population that are important for dentists to keep in mind.