Ethics in Dentistry: Part II - Codes of Ethics

A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Introduction

This course will explore a code of ethics as one of the essential characteristics of a true professional. Dentistry is granted privileges when providing care to the public and in return the profession should adhere to high ethical standards of conduct. This course is a guideline for the attainment of goals and aspirations of the profession as a tool for self-regulation.

Please note this is Part II of a three-part series. To gain the full benefit of the concepts covered in this course, be sure to read Ethics in Dentistry: Part I - Principles and Values and Part III - Ethical Decision-making.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.

Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Note: Registration is required to take test.

Note to Iowa dental professionals: This course does not comply with the Iowa Dental Board for recertification in the area of Iowa jurisprudence, as established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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