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4c. Emergency Treatment

Guidelines for Practice Success, Managing Patients
Managing Patients | Treatment Recommendations
Emergency Treatment

The dentist must be available for patients of record anytime an emergency occurs, no matter when that might be. It’s up to you to assess whether the situation is a true emergency or something that can easily wait until the next morning or when the practice reopens on the next business day. Keep in mind that patients in pain need to be reassured and offered relief from their symptoms. ...