The presentation is designed to make orthodontists aware of the legal issues emerging technology can present in the orthodontic office. This lecture will explore some of the liability issues that accompany utilizing new technologies in your office and the steps you need to take to reduce those risks to a tolerable level.
After this lecture you will be able to:
Explain how to evaluate some of the risks that go along with embracing emerging technology;
Explain how to evaluate the "standard of care" as it relates to new technology;
State what type of informed consent is required when using new technology;
Explain how to reduce the accompanying risk to an acceptable level.