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What Should You Do When Dental Records Are Damaged?

Natural or manmade disasters and building malfunctions can befall a dentist’s office, resulting in the partial or complete destruction of dental records. These catastrophes do not, by themselves, automatically absolve a dentist from the responsibility to maintain patient records.

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In Your Defense: The Dental Record

If you ever find yourself involved in a malpractice dispute with one of your dental patients, the dental records you’ve kept on that patient – if maintained well – will be invaluable to you.

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