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Legal Issues in Endodontics

Legal Issues in Endodontics

10/5/2017 5:57:40 AM   |   Comments: 0   |   Views: 168
The following questions should be discussed as potential areas of litigation in endodontic treatment:

        
  • Was there a misdiagnosis or treatment on the wrong tooth
         
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  • Did the tooth develop pulpitis and who was responsible?
         
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  • Did good radiographic technique occur
         
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  • Was a rubber dam used
         
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  • Why did a tooth fracture after treatment
         
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  • Was there broken or separated instruments
         
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  • Were proper root canal instruments used
         
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  • Did a Hypochlorite accident occur
         
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  • Obturation problems: the question of underfilling and overextension versus overfilling of the root canal system
         
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  • Perforations

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