Study Shows the Mouth is an Important Site for COVID-19 Infection

The oral cavity is an important site for COVID-19 infection, a recent study in Nature Medicine found. The researchers set out to better understand the "involvement of the oral cavity" in COVID-19. What they found has implications for the growing understanding of COVID-19 and the continued global effort to reduce the transmission of the virus.

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Tips for New Dentists: How to Thrive on Your First Day in Dental Practice

From making employment decisions, to risk management strategies, to choosing a professional liability carrier, our "Tips for New Dentists" series has covered important information as you prepare for your first year of practice. Now, we want to focus on that very first day. What can you do to make it as smooth as possible? Here's how to set yourself up for success.

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Tips for New Dentists: Our Top Three Risk Management Strategies

Risk management should be an integral component of dental practice. Establishing reliable policies and procedures in dental practices is vital for dentists to enhance patient safety and reduce the risk of exposure to claims of negligence. There are many strategies dentists can implement, but here are three which we consider to be the most important.

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