November 28, 2022

How to Write a Dental Patient Dismissal Letter to Properly Discharge a Patient from Care

Coming to the decision to discharge a dental patient from care is not easy. No dentist wants or enjoys doing so, but there are times in the dental-patient relationship when changing dentists is in the best interest of both the patient and the dentist.

November 9, 2022

Sharing Dental Patient Reviews, Testimonials and Photos: A Legal Perspective

Having an online presence is an important part of marketing for many dental practices, but it can introduce risk management issues. In this blog, we’ll cover important considerations when sharing dental patient reviews, testimonials and photos online.

October 24, 2022

Register Now: Upcoming November 2022 Events for NYS Dentists

We’re so excited for all these November 2022 events for dentists in New York. Find details on these occasions below, including the Greater New York Dental Meeting and several districts’ General Membership Meetings. Be sure to visit each event’s website for the most updated information and to find registration information.

October 18, 2022

Dentists: Are You in Compliance With the 21st Century Cures Act Requirements?

Important dates related to the 21st Century Cures Act have recently passed or are fast approaching. It is a good time for dentists to make sure they are in compliance with the 21st Century Cures Act requirements. Here’s what to know.

October 3, 2022

Real Examples of Difficult Dental Patients: Actual Calls Received by MLMIC

MLMIC receives a significant number of calls from policyholders and their office staff who are dealing with difficult situations. These calls can involve patients who are simply noncompliant, unruly patients and even family members who cause disruption in the office and threaten office staff. In every situation, MLMIC offered advice and was able to assist with resolving the situation appropriately.

September 27, 2022

New Issue of “The Scope: Medical Edition” Features Guidance on Treating Difficult Patients, Reducing Risk and Improving Safety

The newest issue of The Scope: Medical Edition, MLMIC’s risk management publication, is now available online and offers the latest health, legal, risk management and insurance information.

September 20, 2022

Don’t Miss These October 2022 Events for Dentists in NYS

We’re so excited for all these October 2022 events for dentists in New York. Find details on these occasions below, including several events for new dentists, multiple opportunities to earn CE credits and a chance to shred old files! Be sure to visit each event’s website for the most updated information and to find registration information.