MLMIC Mourns the Loss of NYSDA Executive Director Dr. Mark Feldman

It was with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of our colleague, Dr. Mark Feldman, after a long illness. For many years, Dr. Feldman led the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA) as its executive director. He also served on the MLMIC Board of Directors. His colleagues remember him as a man of unfailing grace and charm who believed passionately in MLMIC's mission.

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Breathing New Life Into Organized Dentistry by Dr. Kevin Hanley

In this editorial from March 2015, Dr. Kevin J. Hanley writes that if leaders of dental organizations don't come up with creative ways to attract the new generation of dentists, organized dentistry may be a thing of the past. This article is reprinted with permission from The New York State Dental Journal.

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A Dental Cavity-Free Future: What Will It Take?

Would it be possible to achieve a dental cavity-free future? A recent article says yes, if there are global collaborations and policy consensus. Caries and cavities are the world's most prevalent non-communicable disease. Despite that, cavities are typically ignored in health policy. The authors of the article emphasize the severity of the issue and provide four recommendations for integrating oral health into overall wellness.

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Case Studies: Small Claims Trials Against Dentists

If you're a dentist called to a small claims court, resist the urge to handle the case yourself. In this blog, read two case studies from small claims trials against dentists who were represented by MLMIC and won their cases.

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Risk Management Checklists for Dentists: Office Policies

MLMIC encourages policyholders to review these important Risk Management Checklists on office policies, including guidance on maintaining patient confidentiality, tracking test results, following up on missed or cancelled appointments and handling patient complaints.

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Educational Events for New York State Dentists This Fall

New York State dentists are invited to join us for several upcoming webinars this fall. The topics include common claims against dentists, a risk management overview and protecting your practice from clinical risks. Find the event details and how to register in this blog!

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