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PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY COVERAGE FROM FORTRESS

 

Your dental practice is a valuable asset. At Fortress, dentists are the only medical professionals we insure. Dentists also comprise much of our Board of Directors, and our entire National Advisory Board. Our strategy to keep your practice safe and successful is twofold: Protection and Defense. We offer valuable risk management guidance and legal expertise to help safeguard you and your practice. In the event of a lawsuit, we will defend you and will not settle without your consent.

 

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FORTRESS POLICY FEATURES

  • Consent to Settle*
  • Free Tail Coverage Available
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Interest-Free Payments
  • Risk-Management Credit

 

  • New To Practice Plan#
    • -$50 First Year Claims Made
    • -$100 First Year Occurrence

 

* State rules and regulations may vary.

# Available in most states.

 

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.

 

FORTRESS PREFERRED PARTNERS

Fortress recommends our Preferred Partners as resources for our valued policyholders. Learn more…

 

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