Case Study: The Legal Pitfalls of Dental Patient Noncompliance

A difficult patient with pre-existing periodontal disease and poor oral care habits presented to a MLMIC-insured dentist. The dentist attempted a total mouth restoration, which failed. Missing portions of the patient's chart and films made this case difficult to defend and the case was ultimately settled for more than $250,000.

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Is Your Dental Professional Liability Insurance Policy Due for a Checkup?

Is it time to update your liability insurance policy? With most COVID-19 restrictions being lifted and practices returning to normal, it is important that you review your policy and update our underwriters of any changes to ensure proper coverage is in place. The following checklist will help you determine if you should reach out to MLMIC or your liability provider.

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Four Foolproof Ways To Network In Dentistry

For dentists, networking provides opportunities to learn, grow your practice and develop relationships, so it's important to know how to do so in a professional setting. Here are four ways to start networking ASAP!

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14 Steps to Mitigate Potential Liability Risks Related to Technology

Using technology in your dental practice can be a great way to increase efficiency in care delivery, improve the patient experience and reduce costs to help maintain your office’s financial stability. But it’s hugely important that dentists ensure efficient and safe technology interoperability to keep patients safe and minimize liability risk. To stay vigilant and mitigate potential liability risks related to technology, read our blog for recommendations.

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Five Reasons Networking is Valuable in Dentistry

While it may not always take priority as your dental career progresses, networking in dentistry provides value to you and your practice, no matter the career stage. Networking can ease and expedite a dental career at every step of the way. It's important for dentists to realize just how impactful networking can be.

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Your Dental Patient Requests a Refund. What Now?

Over the course of years of practice, a dentist may encounter an unsatisfied patient who requests a refund because of a cosmetic concern, discomfort or pain. Before granting that request, dentists should be aware of the potential consequences of that action. Our blog takes a look from a legal perspective.

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