Yelp dentist must pay legal fees; Sol Silverman talks oral cancer

Dear DrBicuspid Member,

In January 2009, Yvonne Wong, DDS, filed a lawsuit against the parents of a young patient after the father posted a negative review of Dr. Wong on But in November 2010, an appeals court dismissed all of Dr. Wong's claims, ruling that consumers can post reviews of businesses on websites such as Yelp because they "contribute to public discussion about controversial issues."

Now a judge has ordered Dr. Wong to pay the defendant's attorney fees. Click here to read more in this latest Practice Management Community story.

And in our new Leaders in Dentistry series, Dr. Sol Silverman, professor of oral medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and a vocal proponent of cancer prevention and education, shares his thoughts on the role dental practitioners should play in detecting and preventing oral and head and neck cancers. Read more.

Meanwhile, in the next installment of Beyond Practice Management, Dr. Don Deems reveals how one dentist changed his practice and his perspective and realized a lifelong dream: sailing around the world.

Finally, in Restoratives Community news, joining CAD/CAM fabricated veneers to CAD/CAM fabricated zirconia frameworks can reduce veneer chipping frequency and speed the fabrication process. A study presented at the recent International Association for Dental Research meeting evaluated the fatigue behavior of two different systems during cyclic/static loading. Click here to read the findings.

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