Although the risk of harm in orthodontics is considerably limited compared to surgery or other invasive medical and dental therapies, there is nonetheless growing concern about medicolegal issues and risk management within the orthodontics community. This book describes the myriad potential malpractice problems associated with orthodontics therapy and provides sound advice about how to avoid them. It is divided into two parts: avoiding potential iatrogenic responses associated with orthodontic treatment and malpractice and risk management. An essential resource for all orthodontists, other dental professionals, and trial lawyers.
978-0-86715-431-3 , 9780867154313
248 pp; 342 illus (234 color)