Author: Alliance Dentistry Cary

Congress Weighs in on Malpractice in 2017

In all the debate about the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, tort reform of medical malpractice has largely been overshadowed. Many are surprised to find this issue before Congress again because tort reform has failed five times there between 2002 and 2006. President Trump, despite never mentioning it during his campaign, has recently endorsed stripping away the rights of patients severely injured by medical malpractice, or capping compensation to catastrophically-injured children. In addition, costs in healthcare from medical liability make up just 2 to 2.5% of total healthcare spending.

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Medical STNL Remains Popular with Investors

The net lease sector of commercial real estate has seen increased attention and expansion over the past several years.  Of particular interest, has been the healthcare/medical sector.From the aging baby boomer generation, to the new technologies that change how we provide healthcare, this sector of the economy continues to grow and has become a favorite asset to investors over the past decade. 

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3 Common Dental Malpractice Claims

We trust dentists to provide safe and professional care, and most of the time they do. However, sometimes dentists commit malpractice, inflicting tremendous pain and possibly causing permanent damage. When this happens, it's important to hold the dentist accountable by filing a malpractice claim. Doing this gives the patient an opportunity to receive justice, and may also protect future patients from the unprofessional behavior of the offending dentist. When a dentist injures a patient by deviating from what is considered to be standard care in the dental community, malpractice has occurred.

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Do Doctors Need Media Training?

The recent global Ebola crisis showed the importance of media training for doctors and other medical professions. The crisis had media professionals calling for doctors to clearly communicate on how infected patients were being treated and monitored. In such scenarios, hospitals require the doctors to speak to reporters when the need arises. In addition, when physicians make themselves available for the media, they increase the chances of enhancing their brands and recognition. Doctors should take media training seriously.

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Teeth Whitening Cary NC Dentists Recommended

Did you know that undergoing teeth whitening in Cary NC can boost your confidence levels AND improve what others think about you?   Let’s face it: our smiles are the first thing most people see when they meet you for the first time.  A bright, white smile gives the impression of vitality, happiness, a healthy lifestyle and youth. Everyone yearns for a whiter and brighter smile, but unfortunately, daily life sometimes gets in the way.

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How Do Cary NC Dentists use veneers to Fix Crooked Teeth?

For many years, braces have been the only option to fix crooked teeth but there’s good news: when you only have several teeth that aren’t as straight as they should be, or a gap between your front teeth, getting veneers in Cary NC may be a better option. Modification with veneers is a great choice for people with a less than perfect smile who don’t like the look of traditional braces.  What’s more, they can play an instrumental role in building self-confidence.  

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Front Dental Crowns: Cary Dentist Explains

They can help to restore the tooth’s size, shape and strength, while improving the appearance. Once cemented in the proper place, dental crowns will encase the entire visible area of the tooth that lies above and at the gum line. While crowns are most commonly used for back teeth, they are also effective for front teeth. Learn more about the application process here.

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White Teeth Are Possible

If there is one grievance  dentists in Cary NC hear each week, it is the struggle many of their patients endure in their attempts to achieve white teeth. If you are like most people, your teeth likely are not as white as you would like them to be. If attaining perfectly white teeth is important to you, you may have tried a million different techniques in an attempt to do so. You brush your teeth meticulously two plus times per day. You avoid soda. You drink your coffee with a straw, and have been flossing diligently for years.

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