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.
MLMIC Insurance Company is committed to offering choices to policyholders, and it is making a new policy discount available to dentists – Waiver of Consent to Settle, which will provide a 5% reduction in annual policy premiums beginning November 1, 2022.
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.
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.
Membership in organized dentistry connects individual dentists to their larger dental community — across the country, throughout New York State and within local dental societies. In this letter, NYSDA President Dr. James Galati details the many benefits of participating in organized dentistry.
In this second installment of How to Effectively Treat the Difficult Patient, we examine other situations that arise when treating patients who present challenges beyond their dental conditions. We also discuss considerations when discharging a patient.
Be sure to sign up for these September 2022 events for New York State dentists! Dental professionals are invited to join us for several upcoming in-person occasions, including the World's Fair of Dentistry and two golf tournaments! Read the event details below and find more information at the links provided.
How long a patient has to sue a dentist for dental malpractice is governed by the statute of limitations. The application of the statute of limitations can be confusing and a source of misunderstanding. From a legal perspective, it's very important for dentists to know the basics and realize its complexity so they can reach out to their dental professional liability provider when such questions arise.
It's vital that dentists understand the importance of documenting consent in dentistry. The law and best practices require that informed consent be obtained before treatment begins on a patient. The failure to do so may result in malpractice liability.