dental ethics


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dental ethics

A system of principles governing dental practice; a moral obligation to render the best possible quality of dental service to the patient and to maintain an honest relationship with other members of the profession and society at large.
See also: ethics

den·tal eth·ics

(deńtăl ethiks)
Ethical principles that relate to the dental profession (e.g., beneficence, nonmaleficence, autonomy).
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Today most of the dental schools around the world12,13 teach dental ethics as a subject which enables fresh graduates to treat their patients with zeal, commitment, and fairness guided by accepted norms and codes of ethics.
Ethical approval was obtained from the Area Dental Ethics Committee for this prospective, non-interventionalist, cohort study.
In a series of studies conducted on the status of dental ethics instruction, results suggest an increased emphasis in providing ethics instruction in dental schools.
The objectives of the study were to share the local experience of teaching Professional Dental Ethics course in Islamic International Dental College, evaluate its effectiveness and improve it through students' feedback.