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Risk Management

TDIC is committed to providing innovative education that encourages safe and effective patient care and provides insured members the knowledge needed to reduce the likelihood of future lawsuits.

Liability Lifeline
Fall 2019

During the chaos and excitement of the holidays, it can be easy to overlook basic protocols necessary for the smooth operation of your practice. Learn how to handle seasonal celebrations, prepare for office closures and maintain standards of care at the end of the year.


Summer 2019

When it comes to referrals, here’s what you need to know. Learn best practices for communication, documentation and follow-up when referring patients and vouching for outside dentists or healthcare providers. Also in this issue, liability considerations when using your website to promote your practice.


Spring 2019

Spring has sprung, and it's time to get your practice in order! See how to conduct a thorough evaluation of all elements of your practice, from revisiting charts to inspecting equipment. Create a positive and efficient environment while helping to mitigate possible liability claims stemming from patient injuries, employment disputes and data breaches.


Risk Management Seminars

Interested in having a Risk Management expert speak at your component society meeting or event? For more information contact Shelley Campbell at 503.265.4014 or protected@tdicins.com.

Upcoming Seminars


April 2, 2020
Oregon Dental Conference
Registration Contact: Oregon Dental Association

August 28, 2020
Eastern Oregon (Pendleton)
Registration Contact: Dr. Jason Walker 541.276.1561

September 25, 2020
Eastern Oregon (Pendleton)
Registration Contact: Dr. Jason Walker 5​41.276.1561

October 27, 2020
Clackamas County (Oregon City)
Registration Contact: Dr. Fred Bremner 503.784.9267


January 22, 2021
Lane County (Eugene)
Registration Contact: Jim Wilcox 541.686.1175

April 8, 2021
Oregon Dental Conference
Registration Contact: Oregon Dental Association

October 8, 2021
Southern Willamette (Corvallis)
Registration Contact: Dr. Brian Summers 541.926.6389

November 9, 2021
Washington County (Beaverton)
Registration Contact: Becky Petersen 503.848.5605 or

December 14, 2021
Marion & Polk County (Salem)
Registration Contact: Teri Butler 503.581.9353


February 25, 2022
Southern Oregon (Medford)
Registration Contact: Tonya Sowles sodentalsociety@gmail.com

April 7, 2022
Oregon Dental Conference
Registration Contact: Oregon Dental Association

December 2, 2022
Multnomah Dental (Portland)
Registration Contact: Lora Mattsen 503.513.5010

December 9, 2022
Central Oregon (Bend/Redmond)
Dr. Jessica Henderson

Self Study

If you cannot attend one of our risk management seminars in person, check out our self-study option.

Successful completion of the Self-Study Quiz will earn three hours of CE.

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