Valid Informed Consent: The Best Practice Is Shared Decision-Making

  • by AGD Staff
  • Jul 17, 2023
7-17-23_InformedConsentInformed consent is more than just a form to sign. It’s a collaboration between the patient and healthcare provider. As a dentist, you must disclose all necessary information, but you must also ensure that what you disclose is understood by the patient. It is this understanding that creates valid informed consent.

Learn some simple steps to follow — and document — that will both ensure valid informed consent and that can be used as evidence valid informed consent has been obtained.

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