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Informed Consent in Dentistry: What It Means for Patient Safety

Informed consent is a cornerstone of medical ethics that requires patients of all types of medical providers to have sufficient information and understanding before making decisions about undergoing dental and medical procedures and treatments. Without obtaining a patient’s written informed consent, depending on the nature of the damages and losses and the...

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Red Flags: Signs of Dental Malpractice to Watch Out For

Dental patients trust their dentists and their assistants to provide safe and professional care. But in 2020 alone, over 2,000 malpractice lawsuits were filed against dentists, according to the National Practitioner Data Base. It’s critical to your health and finances that you understand some of the common red flags of dental negligence....

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