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3c. Informed Consent/Refusal

Guidelines for Practice Success, Managing Patients
Managing Patients | Policies
Informed Consent/Refusal
Informed consent is the basis for every treatment you propose to and perform on patients. Dentists must obtain informed consent from each patient or from the patient’s legal guardian or decision-maker. State laws impact whether consent can be verbal or written. For common simple procedures such as an evaluation or prophylaxis for a healthy individual, the act of sitting in the dental chair ...
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