Patients Seeking Drugs

A Wichita dentist believes a patient may have attempted to fraudulently obtain prescription drugs, claiming to be new to the city and using various aliases.  When asked for identification, the patient went to the car and drove off.  According to the dentist, “All other information on the form is...

Labor Law Posters

We’ve heard that at least a few dentists are receiving phone calls from vendors selling  federal and state labor law posters.  Federal and Kansas State law requires that certain posters be displayed in the work place. Businesses are required to display as many as nine posters; only eight if not...

Dismissing a Patient Explained

The Kansas Dental Association receives calls regularly on how a dentist may dismiss a patient.  This question often arises because a patient is abusive or offensive to staff or the dentist or because the patient-dentist relationship has for some other reason, become damaged. First, a dentist can dismiss a...

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