Question: Can dentists have relationships with patients?

Section 2. G, “Personal Relationships with Patients,” states, “Dentists should avoid interpersonal relationships that could impair their professional judgment or risk the possibility of exploiting the confidence placed in them by a patient.” This section is under the Principle of Nonmaleficence (“do no harm”).

Is it weird to date your dentist?

G, “Personal Rela- tionships with Patients,” states, “Dentists should avoid interpersonal relationships that could impair their professional judgment or risk the possibility of exploiting the confi- dence placed in them by a patient.” This sec- tion is under the Principle of Nonmaleficence (“do no harm”).

Is it wrong to date your dentist?

However, the short answer to the posed question is that yes, the dentist may be cre- ating an ethical dilemma in seeking a dating relationship with a patient. Under another ADA Code principle, Benefi- cence (do good), the dentist has a duty to place the patients interest (welfare) before his or her own interests.

Is it better to remove tooth or root canal?

Root Canal vs Tooth Extraction. A root canal has a better success rate than a tooth extraction because there are little to no future complications associated with the procedure. Root canals are performed by dentists to clean and restore an infected tooth. There is no need to extract or remove the tooth.

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