Want to brush up on your risk management knowledge and get a discount on your MLMIC policy? We encourage you to complete this free, on-demand NYSDA risk management course, sponsored by MLMIC! This course, developed according to New York State laws and regulations, is less than three hours long and will get you a 10% discount on your liability premiums for a three-year period from MLMIC!
We’re so excited for all these January 2023 events for dentists in New York. There are several officer installations and an exciting mentoring social for students, residents and new dentists! Be sure to visit each event’s website for the most updated information and to find registration information.
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.
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.
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.
In June 2022, Dr. James Galati took office as the 142nd president of the New York State Dental Association, the culmination of nearly 30 years of service to organized dentistry. Dr. Galati, who is a longtime MLMIC policyholder, is also an active member of the American Dental Association and the Fourth District Dental Society. We sat down with Dr. Galati to learn more about his background and his thoughts on the dental industry.
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.
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.
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.