Jason P. Hirsch, DMD, MPH[email protected]Federally Qualified Health CenterSecond Opinion: Questions we should be asking insurance companies -- Part 2In the first part of this Second Opinion, Dr. Jason P. Hirsch addressed the confusion surrounding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and dentistry. In the conclusion, he urges practitioners and insurance companies alike to put patients first.April 26, 2015InsuranceSecond Opinion: Questions we should be asking insurance companies -- Part 1Dr. Jason P. Hirsch responds to a recent interview with an insurance company executive in this Second Opinion. He addresses the confusion surrounding the Affordable Care Act and asks if patients are being best served by insurers.April 19, 2015RestorationsDentistry must embrace evidence, not CDC report flawsIn this Second Opinion, Dr. Jason P. Hirsch looks at the recent data brief issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics on dental caries and sealant prevalence in children and adolescents. Dr. Hirsch passionately argues that the report's treatment conclusions are flawed and that dentists need to bring evidence-based dentistry into their practice.April 7, 2015Page 1 of 1Top StoriesEndodonticsTeen left with permanent facial scarring after a root canalA 16-year-old girl developed a rare complication following an intramuscular injection during a root canal, causing necrosis and leaving her with lasting scars on most of her face.Dental PracticeThere may be a link between dentists and Leonardo DiCaprioStaff ShortagesThe dental staffing shortage: Whom it really hurtsAnesthesiaNumb and number: Coding beyond local anesthetics and nitrous oxide sedationSponsor ContentWe care about what you think.