Dental malpractice claims

Hapcook Sr., Charles P.
October 2006
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Oct2006, Vol. 137 Issue 10, p1444
Academic Journal
The article discusses the scope and procedure of dental malpractice claims. It states that 9% of malpractice claims come from oral surgery, while 16% of malpractice claims fall under restorative dentistry. The type of malpractice claim will determine the amount of time spent away from the practice by the dentist. Tips on how a dental practice can avoid malpractice claims are also discussed.


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