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Dental Abuse

dental abuse

Dental abuse also known as dental neglect is the intentional abuse of position and failure by the necessary parents, guardians and dental professionals to carry out the needed dental check-up or treatment to the required standards without causing the patient unneeded pain, infection or procedures. All medical professionals including dentists and dental assistants are required to take the ‘Hippocratic Oath’ where they need to swear that they will do everything that is in their patient best interest, however, if they fail to do so either by negligence or bad will they will be faced by legal scrutiny. Continue reading Dental Abuse