This article series is shared online and in select dental publications. Each article explores a single developing topic in risk management.
Taking shortcuts on charting, such as using pre-established templates, may seem like a convenient time-saver, but it can leave patients unhappy and lead to potential liability claims.
The return of measles raises questions about the ethical and legal obligation to treat patients who may put others at risk. Learn whether dental practices can and should refuse to treat unvaccinated patients.
Make informed decisions about medications and prescription-strength dental products and prevent negative drug interactions, allergic reactions and adverse effects with accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive health history forms.
Special considerations are warranted for patients of advanced years, especially those who are medically-compromised. Learn the necessary precautions to ensure they remain safe in your practice.
Explore the many causes and implications of today’s evolving wellness issues, understand how dentists’ well-being can increase the practice's liability risks and learn healthy techniques for coping and building resilience.
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