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An Update on Radiographic Practices
ADA Council on Scientific Affairs, JADA, Vol. 132, Feb. 2001
Guidelines for Prescribing Dental Radiographs
American Dental Association, United States Food and Drug Administration – November 2004
The Selection of Patients for Dental Radiographic Examinations
Revised 2004 American Dental Association, United States Department of Health and Human Services
Council on Dental Practice
Division of Legal Affairs
Surgical / Non-Surgical Perio
Special Advisory Bulletin – Practices of Business Consultants
Click above for the Adobe Acrobat version of the complete Office Of Inspector General Special Advisory Bulletin – Practices of Business Consultant report mentioned in Dental Insurance Today, Volume 14#6.
Open Letter to Health Care Providers
Click above for an open letter regarding Self Disclosure Protocol from the Deaprtment of Health & Human Services, Office of the Inspector General.
The Moral-Hazard Myth by Malcolm Gladwell
Click above for: The bad idea behind our failed health-care system. Re-printed from the New Yorker Magazine, Issue of 8-29-2005.
Treated For Illness, Then Lost In Labyrinth of Bills
By Katie Hafner. Published October 13, 2005 in The New York Times.
Boom Times for Dentists, but not for Teeth
By Alex Berense. Published October 11, 2007 in The New York Times.
Watch the Henhouse Carefully – There May Be Chickens Inside
Click above for the Dental Insurance Today newsletter on fraud.
Please click here to download the Federal Trade Commission’s article titled Protecting Personal Information (this link takes you to the Federal Trade Commission’s website)
Please click here to download the Federal Trade Commission’s article titled Take Charge – Fighting Back Against Identity Theft (this link takes you to the Federal Trade Commission’s website)
Information Compromise and the Risk of Identity Theft
Click above for an article from the Federal Trade Commission on identity theft.
To Buy or Not to Buy
Click above for an FTC Facts for Consumers article.
Tom in the News
Benefits Design Needs To Reflect Economic Reality
Managed Dental Care
Discount Plans: Packing In The Penny-Pinching Patients
By Laird Harrison, September 17, 2007 DrBicuspid.com
Storm Watch, Tracking the Challenges in the Dental Insurance System
By Lisa Neuman, from “Inside Dentistry” January 2008
Considering tooth-colored inlays and onlays versus crowns
By Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD, JADA Vol. 139, May 2008