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Medical/Dental Health History

Managing Professional Risks | Patient Records, Charting, and Documentation Protocols
Medical/Dental Health History
Dentist helping patient fill out medical history form in dental chair

Your practice should have a complete and accurate medical and dental health history for each new or active patient of record before any diagnosis or treatment takes place.

While the dentist may designate a staff member to assist in the process of having patients complete and/or update their medical/dental health history forms, remember that you, as the dentist, are fully responsible for ...