RM Matters

This article series is shared online and in select dental publications. Each article explores a single developing topic in risk management.

RM Matters Archive

Compromised Patient Health Warrants Medical Clearance

Record Keeping

When requesting medical clearance from a patient’s physician, dentists should describe the proposed dental treatment plan in detail.

Emergency Kit Basics for Dental Practices

Patient Care

Bandages – check. Tweezers – check. Latex gloves – check. But what about epinephrine, oxygen, nitroglycerin and a bronchodilator?

FMLA and Other Triggers for Leaves of Absence

Employment

As business owners, dentists are required to understand the ins and outs of laws that provide leave of absence rights to workers.

What's the Deal with EPL?

Employment

Employment Practices Liability insurance protects dentists from employment-related claims, including discrimination and harassment.

Simple and Intuitive: Considerations for Website Development

General Liability

A website is a direct reflection of a dental practice, and like a brick-and-mortar office, it should be efficient, clean and modern.

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