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

Know You're Covered When You Volunteer

General Liability
Dental professionals can confidently give back as volunteers by understanding how and when professional liability policies cover them, including at organized events and community programs, during emergencies and when providing services to family...

Spring Cleaning Isn't Limited to the Office: Update Patient Records to Mitigate Risks

Record Keeping

Spring is a prime time to organize your practice and review patient charts for current and accurate information. Learn key considerations to guide your process.

Calling the Advice Line for Risk Management Guidance

General Liability
TDIC’s Risk Management Advice Line is a confidential resource designed to help guide dentists to the best course of action when dealing with potential claims. Here are some tips when calling the Advice Line.

Protecting Your Practice from Cyber Threats

While every company that uses the internet is at risk for cyberattacks, there are steps you can take to safeguard your data.

Re-treating Patients When an Associate Leaves

Patient Care
Dealing with re-treatment can be a difficult issue, and it’s especially challenging when the dentist who originally treated the patient is no longer with the practice. Having a business associate agreement in place can help define expectations...
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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.

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