Wednesday July 14th, 2021 at 1:00PM- 4:00PM

3 CEUs | $50.00 

Course Description:
This new course is designed to teach dentists how to spot issues that arise during treatment, which could lead to complaints, claims, or lawsuits. The ability to identify the warning signs of a potential problem patient or adverse treatment outcome is a valuable tool to reduce, mitigate, or even eliminate potential claims against a dental practice. Through examination of actual The Dentists Insurance Company (TDIC) cases and Risk Management Advice Line calls, this online course highlights useful risk management strategies related to patient care and case selection. The goal is to give participants practical methods of identifying potentially problematic situations and patients while promoting the delivery of quality dental care.

Learning Objectives:

  • Employ comprehensive patient and case selection criteria
  • Identify the warning signs of high-risk patients, situations, and cases
  • Identify when to contact TDIC for advice on a patient or case
  • Identify when to refer patients
  • Build and maintain trust in the doctor-patient relationship

Speaker Bios:
Thomas A. McCormack, ESQ. 
is a graduate of the Villanova University School of Law. He is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Naulty, Scaricamazza & McDevitt, LLC and focuses his practice in the areas of litigation, medical malpractice defense and dental malpractice defense. He has over twenty-four years of experience litigating complex professional liability claims and insurance defense claims and represented dentists before the Dental Boards of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Conflict of Interest: TDIC

Ruchi Sahota, DDS. attended UOP for dental school and completed a GPR at the VA Palo Alto Medical Center in 2005. She is a general dentist in Fremont, California and is on staff at Washington Hospital. Her organized dentistry’s leadership roles include being a consumer advisor for the American Dental Association, Associate Editor of the California Dental Association and a member of the Board of Trustees for the California Dental Association.
Conflict of Interest: TDIC