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What it takes to defend a malpractice lawsuit

Most new dentists purchase a malpractice insurance policy hoping they never have to use it. Unfortunately, statistics show dentists have a high likelihood of being sued at some point in their career. It’s important to consider how prepared your insurance carrier is to respond and defend you, should a malpractice lawsuit arise.

Highlights of the ADA’s new oral cancer guideline

Whether you are a student dentist, new graduate, or experienced practitioner, we are always looking for ways to improve our clinical skills and provide the utmost quality of care to our current and future patients. According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 51,540 new cases of cancer will occur in the oral cavity and oropharynx this year, with approximately 10,030 deaths occurring as a result. A majority of these malignancies will be diagnosed as oral squamous cell carcinoma. As such, one of our most important duties as dentists is to conduct thorough evaluations to prevent unnecessary suffering and increase the chances of successful cancer treatment.

Dental school is difficult enough. We help make insurance easy.

You’ve invested time, energy and money into preparing for your career as a dentist, so help protect your investment with the right level of insurance coverage.
Great-West Financial® has been the exclusive partner of the ADA for over 80 years. We only insure ADA members, their families and ADA students like you, so we can offer you a level of trust and expertise you might not find anywhere else. Before you graduate, as you’re starting out and all through your career, your Insurance Plan Specialist can help you protect all you’ve invested in your future.

Navigating your first employment contract

The first steps you take after graduation from Dental School are often filled with much uncertainty.   A common issue that all future dental entrepreneurs face is figuring out their vision for their career.   One factor that can set your vision off course early on is not having appropriate and professional legal help.