Cybersecurity Threat to Dental Practices

May 8, 2024

On Tuesday, May 6, 2024, the FBI reached out to the ADA to report that there is a credible cybersecurity threat to oral and maxillofacial practices. 

While the FBI was not yet aware of any cyberattack victims of this threat, the agency is concerned that the practices of general dentists and other specialists could also be eventually targeted. 

The FBI requests dental practices that experience any fraudulent or suspicious activities to report them
to the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center at

For more information on how to protect your practice against a cyberattack, please visit the following resources:

ADA Risk Management
Resources to protect and ensure the resilience of healthcare infrastructure against cyber threats.

The healthcare industry is under cyberattack and it’s not prepared. Here’s what you can do.
By Robert McDermott, President/CEO, iCoreConnect

Lock In Your Practice Cybersecurity
In this 10 minute webinar, iCoreConnect Chief Information Officer Dave Fidanza talks about cybersecurity and the key things you need to know to protect your practice.

Please watch for more information from the ADA, TDA and AAOMS which will be communicated as we receive updates.