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Mod 4 Law/Ethics-2


Tort Law The act of an intention or unintentional wrong doing.
Due Care The term for actions that any reasonable or prudent dental care professional would take under similar circumstances.
Malpractice Incorrect or negligent treatment by a professional.
Ethics This deals with these four principles in dentistry. Moral judgments, behaviors, wrong vs. right, good vs. evil
State Dental Board This is who Dental jurisprudence is written by.
Criminal Law Involves state or federal government intervention against individuals who perform non-legal procedures or violations, resulting in disciplinary action.
Expanded functions Advanced tasks that require increased skill and training performed by dental auxiliary when delegated by a DDS in accordance with their state dental practice act.
Non-maleficence The term that means "DO NO HARM"
Malpractice Example Performing unnecessary procedures on a patient.
Created by: mgarrett