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Dental offices seeking to close up shop should seek guidance

by Keith Kerns, Esq. - ODA Director of Legal & Legislative Services
ODA Today

Closing a dental practice many times is much more complicated than turning off the lights and locking the door. As dentists contemplate the closure of an office, there are several key points to consider.

Announcing the closure of a practice is a critical step in the process that could cause difficulty for the dentist if not handled appropriately. From a treatment perspective, the dentist must avoid claims of “abandonment.” A dentist may be held liable…

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