Dental Board matters

Dental Services That Can be Provided by a Dental Hygienist or EFDA Through Teledentistry

The attorneys at Nardone Limited strive to keep dental professionals aware of new guidelines and rules that impact dental practices and dental operations.  Our recent article on Ohio Senate Bill 259 (the “Dental Act”) explained the new legislation authorizing licensed dentists in Ohio to perform dental services through teledentistry.  The Dental Act’s teledentistry provisions will […]

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Detailed Patient Notes Can Trigger the Statute of Limitations for a Dental Malpractice Claim

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio regularly advise dentists on a variety of matters, including implementing proper procedures when providing care and treatment to patients, as well as providing advice on patient disputes. As an example, we are occasionally asked about the sufficiency of patient notes and the proper procedures for documenting […]

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The Necessity for a Settlement and Release Agreement When Making a Refund to a Patient

       The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio want to ensure our clients execute the proper procedures and agreements when facing a dispute with a patient. Specifically, we want to protect our dental practice clients from liability that can potentially arise from a dispute with a disgruntled patient. There are specific […]

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Can a Dental Assistant Draw Blood in a Dental Office?

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio want to ensure our clients execute the proper procedures when dealing with its employees and patients. We want to make sure that our dental clients are fully aware of the functions that can be performed in the dental office and which dental employees can […]

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What Should a Dentist do When the Dentist Receives an Ohio State Dental Board Subpoena

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio routinely represent dentists in Ohio State Dental Board proceedings. If the Ohio State Dental Board has sent you an administrative subpoena, you should contact an experienced dental practice attorney to make sure you take the right steps and have proper representation before the Dental […]

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Ohio State Dental Board Increasing Severity of Sanctions for Failure to Comply with Prescribing Guidelines

       The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio continuously monitor and identify possible legal issues that may arise for our dental clients. The Ohio State Dental Board enforces state regulation of dental practices. Recently, the Ohio State Dental Board released strict new sanctions relating to writing prescriptions. Ohio State Dental Board […]

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State of Ohio’s Board of Pharmacy Upgrade to Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS)

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio continuously research and identify updates and legal issues that may impact our dental clients. On October 19, 2017, the State of Ohio’s Board of Pharmacy announced that it will be upgrading the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS) to include analytics software to help fight […]

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Evidence-Based Dentistry in Ohio State Dental Board Hearings

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio defend dentists who face standard of care allegations in Ohio State Dental Board hearings by utilizing the dentists’ practice of evidence-based dentistry.  This article will address how the concept of evidence-based dentistry relates to the standard of care in dentistry, and its importance in Ohio State […]

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Ohio Standard of Care for Dentists

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio advise dentists on the acceptable standard of care in their professional practice, and represent dentists in Ohio State Dental Board hearings and professional liability matters, where the standard of care issues have been raised. This article discusses the standard of care that applies to an Ohio […]

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OSHA Finds Hospital Exposed Employees to Needlestick Injuries, Bloodborne Pathogen Hazards

On April 14, 2016, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) published a news brief on its website summarizing OSHA’s investigation findings at a hospital in Coopers, New Jersey (the “Hospital”). OSHA was originally reviewing the Hospital’s OSHA logs, and as part of that investigation it found an unusual amount of needlestick injuries and bloodborne pathogens exposure. […]

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