Protecting Your Orthodontic Practice: Critical Legal Issues Every Orthodontist Should Know w/ Trey Lawrence

Have you ever found yourself pondering the legal hurdles that come with running an orthodontic or dental practice?Well, wonder no more because today we have a very special guest, Trey Lawrence, Vice President and General Counsel at the American Association of Orthodontists. Trey is an expert in the legal issues that we are all faced with in the normal course of running a practice.We will be diving into some critical legal topics that every orthodontist should be aware of, including:·         Legal issues inventory·         Firing a team member·         HIPAA issues around posting cases/images on social media·         Words you should never use in advertisingThese are all crucial issues that every orthodontist should be aware of, and we cover them and more in this episode. Trey shares his expert insights on how to navigate these legal challenges and gives us practical tips on how to protect ourselves and our practices.Whether you are an experienced orthodontist or just starting out, this episode is packed with useful information that you won't want to miss.So, tune in and join us for this informative and engaging conversation with Trey Lawrence as we explore the legal side of running an orthodontic practice.Key Takeaways- Legal issues inventory (05:20)- Legal hurdles when firing an employee (13:21)- Reasonable accommodations at work (18:47)- Legal issues around posting cases/images on social media (24:43)- HIPAA violations with patient records (30:30)- Sweepstakes and fee-splitting laws (36:09)- 8 words you should never use in dental advertising (44:31)Additional ResourcesConnect with Trey Lawrence- AAO Website: LinkedIn: Instagram: @theorthattorney - TikTok: @theorthattorney----🔹 Do You Want More Profits and Lower Stress? ... Register for the OrthoPreneurs Summit  2023:🔹 For more information, visit:🔹 Join our FREE Facebook group here:

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