Dental Blog

Upcoming Discussion at Nardone Limited Covering “Discipline, Discharge & Documentation” in a Dental Practice Setting

Nardone Limited and Zimmerman, Boltz & Co. will be hosting a discussion on “Discipline, Discharge & Documentation” on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at Nardone Limited.  The discussion will address the handling of “problem” employees in a dental practice setting, and will cover: (1) factors to consider when issuing discipline or informal […]

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Nardone Limited Supports Dental Industry

Attorney Matthew Porter represented Nardone Limited at the 2013 KiDDs Foundation Golf Tournament at Winding Hollow Golf Course on Friday, August 23, 2013.  Nardone Limited also served as a Hole Sponsor for the Tournament. Click here to see a photo of Matt at Nardone Limited’s sponsored hole.  The KiDDS Foundation is a charitable organization that will disperse […]

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Entity and Trade Name Rules for Dental Practices

As specialized dental practice attorneys, the dental attorneys at Nardone Limited routinely assist dentists in forming their dental practice entities, including the setting-up of the legal name and trade names of those entities. Our dental practice attorneys commonly find that dental practices set-up by other professionals, or the dentist themselves, do not have an appropriate […]

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Responding to and Preventing Claims of Harassment in the Dental Office – Part 2

This article is a follow-up to “Responding To and Preventing Claims of Harassment – Part 1,” which discussed: (i) the various forms of workplace harassment; and (ii) the establishment and enforcement of your practice harassment policy and procedures. The dental practice attorneys and employment attorneys at Nardone Limited emphasize to their dental practice clients that it is […]

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Responding to and Preventing Claims of Harassment in the Dental Office – Part 1

Harassment in the workplace can occur in many forms.  These include sex, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, military status, and ancestry ― all of which are commonly referred to, by the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (“OCRC”) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), as protected classes.  The dental practice attorneys and employment attorneys […]

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Employment Agreements with Associate Dentists

The main purposes of employment agreements with your associate dentists are to make sure everyone in the employment relationship understands their obligations and to protect your dental practice. The employment agreement will define your relationship with your associate dentist, and should be as comprehensive as possible. An attorney with experience helping dental practices with employment […]

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Representation in Ohio Dental Board Proceedings

As specialized dental practice attorneys, the attorneys at Nardone Limited routinely represent dentists in Ohio State Dental Board proceedings. If the Ohio State Dental Board has contacted you about a complaint, you should contact an experienced dental practice attorney to make sure you take the right steps and have proper representation before the Dental Board. […]

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Starting a Dental Practice: Healthcare Options and Fringe Benefits for Dentists

Fringe benefits for dentists can be beneficial to your dental practice and the dentists who work with you. A fringe benefit is any property or service your dental practice offers employees in exchange for their services. Your dental practice can deduct the cost of fringe benefits as an ordinary and necessary business expense. The dental […]

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Embezzlement Investigations

Embezzlement is an opportunity crime that can take place at any dental practice. When dentists get busy, persons in positions of trust may take advantage of that trust. Many embezzlement schemes go on for years before the perpetrator is caught. If you are suspicious that embezzlement is occurring in your dental office, an investigation is […]

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Buying Property for Your Dental Practice

If you are trying to figure out whether to buy or lease property for your dental practice, check out our article on important considerations bearing on the decision of whether to buy or lease property. If you have already decided to buy property for your dental practice, there is a seed of optimism in the […]

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