Practice safely

Get practical help to manage your risk and avoid malpractice claims with our risk management resources.

Patient Safety & Risk Solutions

Creating a social media policy and strategy can help dentists safeguard their patients and practice from common risks.

Legal Case

A hygienist began care without investigating the patient’s reported medical history, and the dentist followed suit. See how it turned into a malpractice claim.

Mario Catalano, DDS, MAGD

A patient’s strong personality and personal friendship led a young dentist to compromise his standard of care, resulting in a missed diagnosis and high-paying malpractice lawsuit.

Patient Safety & Risk Solutions

Speaking poorly of another dentist or their work is called jousting. It’s not only unethical, it can also lead to a malpractice lawsuit that involves both dentists.

Continuing Education Opportunities

Sharpen your risk management skills (and earn premium discounts) with our online CE courses.

Informed Consent Samples

Our sample forms can help you and your practice with informed consent — a key part of the provider/patient conversation prior to any treatment.

Bone Grafting

Composite Restoration

Cosmetic Dentistry

Crown and Bridge Prosthetics

Endodontic Procedures

Minimal Oral Sedation

Dental Implants

Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Conscious

Orthodontic Treatment

Periodontal Treatment

Scaling and Root Planing

Tooth Extraction

COVID-19 Resources

Visit our COVID-19 resource center for free resources and answers to common questions.