Liability Lifeline

This quarterly publication, available to TDIC policyholders, features articles on the latest risk management issues impacting dentists and steps to mitigate their influence. It also includes real questions from your peers received through TDIC’s Advice Line with thoughtful answers from our experts.

Current Issue

2021 Volume 1, Health + Resilience Issue

Explore the many causes and implications of today’s evolving wellness issues, understand how dentists’ well-being can increase the practice's liability risks and learn healthy techniques for coping and building resilience.

Liability Lifeline Archive

Fall 2018

Knowledge of insurance basics allows you to be comfortable and confident when it comes to your coverage. This issue of Liability Lifeline guides you in reading your policy, understanding insurance terms and choosing the type of coverage that's right for you.

Summer 2018

When treating minor patients, dentists should be aware of the regulations that govern who has a say in treatment decisions. This issue of Liability Lifeline explores factors in determining legal authority such as divorce, absent parents, stepparents, non-custodial caretakers and self-sufficient minors.

Spring 2018

What does state legalization of recreational marijuana use mean to you as an employer? The Spring 2018 issue of Liability Lifeline covers considerations for your practice’s employee handbook and drug-free workplace policy. Other topics in the issue include how offering treatment discounts can increase your risks.

Winter 2017

It can be tricky to navigate risks when dealing with difficult situations. The Winter 2017 issue of Liability Lifeline highlights real calls to TDIC’s Risk Management Advice Line and the advice risk analysts gave to help steer practice owners to the best course of action.

Fall 2017

Water, fire and theft are the top three property loss types for dental offices, and this issue of Liability Lifeline details the steps that practice owners can take to reduce their risk of damage and mitigate costly losses.

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