Insurance

Why are data breaches increasing?

Contributed by: MNP Cyber attacks and breaches are increasing with the rapid rate of digital adoption - and becoming more ...

Cyber Awareness – Elevating Patient Privacy in Dental Communication with CDA Secure Send

In today's healthcare landscape, the need for efficient and secure communication is paramount. Gone are the days when sharing patient ...

How to Effectively Protect Your Dental Practice from Cyber Security Threats

Contributed by: MNP Cyber attacks and breaches are increasing with the rapid rate of digital adoption - and becoming more ...

Dr. Matthew Moore shares his experience with water damage in his dental practice

On February 4, 2023, Fredericton was gripped by bone-chilling cold as the Maritimes experienced record low temperatures. That night, Dr. ...

Understanding Malpractice Risk: Advice for New Dentists

Transitioning from dental school to professional practice can be an exciting but overwhelming time for new dentists. Many new dentists ...

Rev up your knowledge: 8 car insurance myths

We've all heard some of the myths about car insurance, but do you really know the truth behind them? From ...

High Costs and Nature’s Fury: The Dual Threat to Dental Practices Today

Two of the biggest global stories of 2023 have been inflation and extreme weather. On their own, each has the ...

Resources to protect your dental practice from a flood

In Canada, floods are the most commonly experienced natural hazard1. Our insurance partner, Zurich Canada, has prepared a list of ...

Be Aware: Car Theft is on the Rise

At CDSPI we understand the importance of protecting your assets, including your vehicle. Unfortunately, car theft is on the rise, ...

How to prepare your home for a wildfire

By: The Personal Did you know over 7,4001 forest fires occur in Canada every year? Most of them are caused by ...

Hassle-free travel: Proven tips for a stress-free trip

Traditional travel tips remind you to have a valid passport and pack comfortable shoes, but there are other considerations that ...

Co-Insurance and the 90% Rule

The co-insurance clause is a clause found on CDSPI's TripleGuard™ Building Insurance. It's important to understand how it works because it ...

Simple tips to find the right home insurance coverage

Regardless of whether you own or rent your home, the right home insurance helps ensure your space and your possessions ...

Best Practices for Dentists Treating Newcomers

As a dentist you feel confident providing the best treatment when it comes to your patients. You take extra care ...

When You Can’t Work

Every month, an insurance premium is deducted from your bank account; representing the confidence of knowing that if you can't ...

Dash cams can provide economical and effective protection to drivers

The popularity of buying a dash cam is rising, and for several reasons-including the fact that they have become much ...

Are You Financially Prepared for Maternity Leave?

There are many challenges young families face such as figuring out how to manage finances, work, debt, and plans for ...

Dr. Jeff Williams shares his personal experience with a career changing disability

When it comes to insurance, it's easy to get hung up on the monthly cost-the money you have to give ...

Outdoor living and your home insurance

Transforming a backyard into an oasis can be both a fun project and a worthwhile investment. Here's a list of ...

What is equipment breakdown insurance and how can it protect your dental practice?

Have you ever wondered what might happen if your dental equipment breaks unexpectedly? There is a really helpful option on ...

Malpractice suits are common. Here’s how to protect yourself.

At some point in your career, one of your patients may have an unexpected reaction to a procedure or claim ...

Avoiding Home Insurance Headaches

Did you know that coverage for sewer back-up and water seepage through the roof aren't automatically included with most home insurance policies? Know your ...

How to prepare your home for a wildfire

Did you know over 7,4001 forest fires occur in Canada every year? Most of them are caused by hot temperatures ...

Preventing spring water leaks

Ah, spring! The snow has its last hurrah and warmer days are back for good...or almost. Since spring also means ...

How to prevent snow and ice damage on your house

With the current pandemic and subsequent lockdowns in certain areas, we continue to spend more time at home than usual. ...

6 common winter car problems – solved

With winter’s coldest months now upon us, there are a whole host of issues we can run into with our ...

5 Ways Insurance Coverage Can Protect Your Dental Practice

If there were a fire, storm or earthquake that damaged your practice, would you be able to manage without income ...

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

After a challenging and unpredictable year, many of us are ready for a fresh start in 2021. And since COVID-19 ...

Good Disability Insurance Choices Can Lead to Good Outcomes

You have many choices to weigh when you apply for and maintain CDSPI DisabilityGuard™ Insurance. Dentists who make the right ...

5 Ways to Protect Yourself from the Unexpected

Having the right insurance can protect you, your family, your practice and your lifestyle against unforeseen events. As you might ...

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

As the fall weather sets in and we continue to spend more time at home, this is a good time ...

Tips to Maintain your Home

When you find yourself with a little extra time on your hands, consider undertaking the home maintenance you may have ...

Extreme Weather is the New Normal

From devastating wildfires to major flooding and tornados, Canada has experienced many extreme weather events, and they appear to be ...

Disability coverage – don’t get it and forget it

Consider this scenario. When you started practising, your annual earned income1 was about $120,000 and you purchased enough disability insurance ...

6 Tips for Safe Winter Driving

There are many great reasons to love living in Canada—winter driving is not one of them. Safety is the main ...

Are You Keeping Your Practice Safe? 7 Commonly Asked Questions

Buying or building a dental practice is a major decision for many dentists. Once your decision is made, the next ...

How to Avoid Being Scammed After an Accident

Getting into a car accident is a stressful event. It can be a time of confusion, anxiety and vulnerability. There ...

7 Ways to Avoid Distracted Driving

Data shows that distraction is responsible for more road fatalities than impaired driving.1 Texting is the main culprit, to be ...

A Disciplinary Hearing—It Could Happen to You

A disciplinary hearing or investigation is a serious—and potentially expensive—matter. No dentist wants to experience a hearing, but if the ...

Step or Level Payments—What’s Right for You?

There are so many disability insurance products to choose from-each with their own unique options. Sometimes it can be difficult ...

When Your Practice Has a Really Bad Day.

There are so many types of insurance available, it can be tricky to figure out what coverage you need. What ...

6 Ways to Protect Your Practice from Cyber Attacks

Malware. Phishing. Password Attacks. Rogue Software. Every day, cyber attacks are becoming smarter and more aggressive. Your client list contains ...

Dentist Survives Potentially Fatal Spider Bite

Dr. Bob Whyte is a pediatric dentist who loves to travel with his wife Barb. On a trip to Peru ...