Oral cancer is aggressive, and dentists must be constantly vigilant in their assessments during regular check-ups. Although most dentists won't see many cases during their careers, there's a higher likelihood of finding suspected lesions now while patients return to the dentist after a missed or delayed appointment due to COVID-19.
On December 9, MLMIC and HANYS will present “2020 Healthcare Law Review,” a webinar on the recent legislative, regulatory and case law developments that impact the provision of healthcare.
Reliable and comprehensive communication between referring and consulting dentists is an important part of providing good patient care and managing risk. Here are brief recommendations to build good communication into the standard office procedure.
Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is serious and deadly, but good oral healthcare can substantially reduce the likelihood that individuals connected to a mechanical ventilator contract VAP.