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How to stop an implant-related lawsuit before it happens

October 2, 2011
by ken

By Rob Goszkowski, Assistant Editor Dr. Bicuspid

September 26, 2011 — SAN FRANCISCO – The specter of litigation can keep good dentists from adding dental implants to their treatment repertoire. While implants can add another revenue stream to a practice, dental practitioners need to be aware of the associated risks,according to Burdick Ray,JD, an attorney in Irvine, CA, whose practice is focused on lawsuits involving dental implants. During a presentation September 22 at the California Dental Association (CDA) fall session, Ray had plenty of advice for dentists who want to protect themselves. For example, robust consent forms are essential, he emphasized.

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