Risk assessment in dentistry: patient procedure or practitioner?

13:25 - 14:15

Aims and Objectvies:

  • To highlight to the practitioner how to use a risk assessment approach of patient practitioner and procedural factors with a focus on nerve injuries
  • The delegate will learn to identify risk factors for patient complaints and increased perisurgical pain
  • The delegate will learn to identify some personal traits in their and their teams' own approach to patient care
  • The delegate will learn to understand patient and dental factors that contribute to nerve injuries related to dentistry and how to avoid them

Tara Renton, dentist and specialist in oral surgery, King’s Health Partners Orofacial Pain Service