Understanding malpractice insurance: The claims process June 29, 2015 -- While it's unfortunate, most dentists will be sued for malpractice during their career, according to Jennifer Gibson of MedPro. She explains the claims process, including how to evaluate your carrier, what constitutes malpractice, and what to expect if a lawsuit is filed.
What you should know about DSOs June 29, 2015 -- Dental service organizations (DSOs) have been in the news lately, and many readers have questions about how they operate. In this column, Kevin Cain, PhD, of Georgia Regents University offers insight into the structure, ownership, and practices of these organizations.
FDA clears DentiTrac system June 26, 2015 -- Braebon Medical announced that the DentiTrac oral-appliance compliance system has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use with the SomnoDent oral device.
ACA challenge rejected by U.S. Supreme Court June 25, 2015 -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has survived another U.S. Supreme Court test, with a 6-3 vote on Thursday allowing the federal government's online health insurance exchange to continue.
ADHA announces award winners at Nashville meeting June 25, 2015 -- The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) announced award winners in various categories at the organization's 2015 Annual Session, which was held June 17-23 in Nashville, TN.
Planmed gets FDA nod for MaxScan CBCT option June 24, 2015 -- After receiving U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance in May, the MaxScan maxillofacial imaging option for Planmed's Verity conebeam CT (CBCT) scanner is now available.