This year, dentists have navigated many unforeseen challenges and transitions, showing how vital it is for dental practices to discuss their emergency preparedness plans and make improvements where necessary. We take you through some of the steps you should follow to make sure you and your practice are ready for anything.
A New York State law amendment regarding dental telehealth services takes effect immediately. Here's what dentists need to know.
Since dental practices reopened in June, a concern has arisen about liability claims related to COVID-19 exposure. While this concern is certainly legitimate, an overlooked, likely greater concern is the potential for claims related to delays in diagnosis and treatment that could stem from the closure of dental practices during the peak of the pandemic in New York State.
A recent American Dental Association (ADA) teledentistry policy update addresses the virtual service at a crucial moment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ADA asserts that care via teledentistry can be an effective way of expanding dental reach and should be consistent with in-person care.