Legal and ethical challenges in orthodontics

Saturday, October 19, 2019 14:30 - 15:15

AIMS & OBJECTIVES:

  • To provide insights from cases and claims to identify common themes and dentolegal challenges. 
  • The session will aim to improve understanding of the risks that can arise when providing orthodontic treatment and how these can be mitigated.
  • Understand where legal and ethical challenges arise in orthodontic cases
  • Reduce the risk of being the subject of a complaint or claim
  • Take steps to ensure a patient’s consent to treatment is valid

Yvonne Shaw, Head of Underwriting Policy, Dental Protection