Dental malpractice verdicts are rising including several jury verdicts exceeding 10 million dollars. Prevention of claim examples include ABC’s of informed consent, informed refusal of care, and MIX disease prevention.
Litigated case examples to demonstrate loss prevention include veneers, endodontics, oral pathology, and nerve injuries. Additional topics include - Saying you are sorry and yet avoiding suit, management of difficult patients, and Cone Beam CT for endodontics and implants.
Question and answer time will be allotted. Sample informed consent forms will be provided.
Dr. Edwin Zinman is a periodontist attorney who serves on the editorial board of the American Academy of Periodontology Journal, and is a former lecturer at UCSF in the Department of Periodontology.