Risk Focus Series:
Avoiding common dental malpractice risks
As the largest malpractice company for dentists, we use our extensive claims data to help you understand (and avoid) the most prevalent malpractice risks. Our risk team analyzed over 800 dental claims over the last decade to bring you exclusive insights on what’s trending in dental lawsuits.
In this video series, we walk you through risk scenarios that might come up in your dental practice and give you practical advice on how to navigate them smartly. Discover how understanding your risks today could help you avoid a lawsuit tomorrow.
See better outcomes by improving your communication with patients and staff. It can also help you avoid (or win) malpractice lawsuits. Learn more
Jousting is when a dentist gets “thrown under the bus” by another dentist. Watch to learn how to handle and avoid jousting. Learn more
Adverse outcomes and errors are a part of dentistry. Learn how to handle difficult situations with honesty, while protecting yourself and your practice. Learn more
Informed consent in dentistry is a foundation of patient engagement and patient-centered care. Learn why true informed consent is more than a signed form. Learn more
Most dentists don’t realize how much control they have when it comes to their patient roster. Learn how to proactively manage your patient list. Learn more
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