Seeking specialized advice from risk management experts is essential for addressing the complexities of running a dental practice and managing employee dynamics. Collaboration with TDIC’s Advice Line analysts contributes to the long-term viability, success and prosperity of the dental practice.
Through The Dentists Insurance Company, CDA has heard from concerned members who have received non-renewal notices from their business owner insurance carriers. As insurance companies discontinue offering policies that dentists in California rely on, members can count on their CDA benefits for support.
A breakdown in communication is often the underlying factor in negative online reviews, lawsuits or complaints. TDIC’s Risk Management analysts explain how a confirming communication climate in the dental office reduces risk and share ways to create one.
When shopping for professional liability insurance and other coverage for your dental practice, look for an insurance company with an A rating, good recommendations and a solid reputation.
The Dentists Insurance Company (TDIC) has noted an increase in calls to its Risk Management Advice Line from dentists who are facing AwDA digital accessibility lawsuits. Read more about the law and reasonable accessibility as well as the risks of noncompliance and benefits of compliance.
TDIC offers a new seminar, online and in person, to help dentists improve communication and documentation skills to reduce the potential for complaints, claims, or lawsuits.
To be compliant with Cal/OSHA standards, California dental practices are required to train any team member who may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens. CDA has resources available to support your practice in achieving compliance.
When your staffing needs are immediate, you may be tempted to expedite available candidates and minimize their shortcomings. Protect your practice by implementing effective processes to find and hire solid employees.
Your choice of an insurance carrier isn’t one to be taken lightly. As a dentist, you’re seeking a long-term relationship that keeps pace with changes in your life, practice and profession. Here are three factors for consideration: good recommendations, an A rating and a solid reputation.
Giving back by volunteering life-changing dental treatment can be one of the most rewarding aspects of your professional life. Don’t let confusion about liability coverage stand in the way of your volunteer efforts.
A variety of situations can prompt patients who are not local to seek dental care while they are temporarily visiting or residing in your area. As the “secondary“ general dentist, you have more liability exposure than the dentist who is performing their routine dental care. Discover how to mitigate risk when you choose to treat these patients.
The Dentists Insurance Company’s website has more than a fresh new look. It’s also now faster and easier to manage your policies when and how you prefer. Online account access is now available for TDIC policyholders. Just follow these five quick tips to set up your account today, then access it online at any time.