As it becomes more complicated to run your practice, the American Dental Association has developed ethically-based, voluntary practice management guidelines to help your practice succeed. Guidelines for Practice Success™(GPS™) have been developed via a consensus-driven process that includes dental practice management consultants and content authorities.
These Guidelines are rooted in well-established practices designed to make the patient’s well-being the preeminent concern when providing patient care. In your practice, when faced with making an unfamiliar decision, you should consult the Guidelines, your state’s laws and regulations and the ADA Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct to ensure the course of action you decide upon is legally and ethically sound.
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