Professional Responsibility in Dentistry: A Practical Guide to Law and Ethics
By Dr. Joseph P. Graskemper
This is an excellent reference. Dr. Graskemper is also the author of the four part Expert Series for Dentists Special Report: Risk Management Series.
Amazon Book Description:
Professional Responsibility in Dentistry: A Practical Guide to Law and Ethics integrates dental law, risk management, professionalism, and ethics, as all are interrelated in everyday practice. Beyond theory, the fact-based approach of this book shows examples of various situations the dentist may face. Dr. Graskemper addresses a range of topics, from legal concepts and regulation of dentistry to professionalism and ethics. He points out specific issues in the practice of dentistry, particularly those that confront new dentists and dentists with new practices. True Cases throughout the book walk readers through real-world examples of complex situations and discuss the proper way to handle them with attention to the legal, ethical, and practice management ramifications. These include patient charting, professional criticisms, child neglect, associateships, patient refunds, and more.
About the Author:
Joseph P. Graskemper, DDS, JD, DABMM is in private dental practice in Bellport, New York and is an Associate Clinical Professor for the State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Dental Medicine, where he was Past Director of Professional Responsibility. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Malpractice, and a Fellow of the American Society of Osseointegration, a Fellow of the International Congress of Implantologists, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, a Fellow of the American Endodontic Society, and a Fellow in the American College of Legal Medicine. He has been an expert witness in numerous court trials and a consultant to fellow dentists and State Dental Boards regarding issues of risk management. His articles have appeared JADA, Dentistry Today, The Compendium, and The Journal of the American College of Dentists. He has lectured nationally and internationally on Professional Responsibility. He is the author of the book, Professional Responsibility in Dentistry: A Practical Guide to Law and Ethics.