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OUR AGENT PARTNERS HELP DENTISTS
SAFEGUARD THEIR BUSINESS

 

 

As a nationwide professional liability carrier, Fortress Insurance Company has developed partnerships with independent agents across the country. 

 

These agents can give dentists the best service possible for professional liability needs, and also save time and money by offering experienced advice on all aspects of insurance for dentists, not just on Fortress coverage.

 

To find an Fortress agent, please click here to view our
Find an Agent page.

 

 

  

 

NEW FROM THE DDS GUARDIAN

THE GOLDEN RULE OF DENTISTRY

Michael R. Ragan, DDS, JD, LLM
Medico Legal Consultant

 

At some point in time, you will likely inherit a patient from another provider. That patient’s experience with the previous provider may or may not have been positive. Moreover, the condition of the patient’s teeth or restorations may make you say to yourself, “What was the previous dentist doing?”

 

While your observations may seem accurate at the time, great caution should be taken when memorializing those feelings in either writing or conversation with your patient.

 

It Is Easy to Take Sides When You Only Know One of Them

Most would likely agree that a patient’s recollection of events or treatment may be less than accurate. There may also be details left out, if your patient feels these details might paint them in a negative light. Details that may be omitted from the patient narrative could include:

 

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ATTENTION NATURAL DISASTER VICTIMS

For those impacted by a natural disaster, please contact our Policyholder Services Department at (800) 522-6675 if you need additional time to pay your premium or have other questions regarding your insurance policy. We’re here to help!

 

PRESERVING YOUR PAPER DENTAL RECORDS AFTER WATER DAMAGE

A new document called “Preserving Your Paper Dental Records After Water Damage” is now available for download. You can access the form by logging into our website using your user ID and password and clicking on the Clinical and Office Documents link. This new form is located under Office Documents.

 

NEW CORONECTOMY INFORMED CONSENT FORM IS NOW AVAILABLE

A Coronectomy Informed Consent form is now available for download. You can access the form by logging into our website using your User ID and password and clicking on the Informed Consent Forms link on the left side of the page. These forms are customizable, so feel free to add your office logo.

 

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