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Risk management in dentistry - an ethical 'fork in the road'

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Famed New York Yankee Hall of Famer, the late and beloved Yogi Berra, once infamously said: “When you come to the fork in the road, TAKE IT!”

A brief and personal take on the evolution of “risk” in dentistry

Once upon a time there was only the dentist and the patient.  No one came between the doctor and patient, and the relationship was unencumbered by any third parties. 

Then, in the mid-1950s, California introduced the…

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