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Making Entries in the Dental Record

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Managing Professional Risks | Patient Records, Charting, and Documentation Protocols
Making Entries in the Dental Record
Dentist sitting next to patient in dental chair filling out a form

While attorneys and dentists might debate who should make the entries in the dental record, typically it’s up to state law to determine who’s authorized to make notes in the record. No matter what the laws are in your state, the dentist is always ultimately responsible for every entry in the dental record. ...