Very few people enjoy going to the dentist, and going for a dental procedure that involves extractions, implants, or root canals can be particularly unenjoyable. Regardless of the reason for your visit, dentists are required like any other medical professional to provide you with top quality care and not cause any negligent or reckless mistakes…

When you go in for a dental appointment, you reasonably expect that you will receive attentive, high-quality treatment. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Dental negligence is a serious problem in the United States. In fact, according to data published by the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), approximately one in every seven medical malpractice…

The short answer is yes.  The truth is any licensed dentist in North Carolina is permitted to place dental implants.  A more appropriate title to the article is “Should A General Dentist Place Dental Implants?”  The answer to that question is maybe.  An unqualified general dentist who places dental implants may be liable for dental…

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has created new tools and resources to help dental staff better follow infection prevention recommendations in the dental setting. While rare, transmission of infection continues to occur in the dental setting. When an infection occurs in the dental setting, investigators often find that proper infection prevention practices were not…