Part I. The Dental Profession and Professional Ethics 1. Introduction 2. Profession and Professional Obligation 3. The Question of Professional Ethics 4. The Relationship between Patient and Professional 5. The Central Values of Dental Practice 6. Ethical Decision Making and Conflicting Obligations Part II. Ethical Issues in Dental Practice 7. Patients with Compromised Capacity 8. Education and Cooperation 9. Bad Outcomes and Bad Work 10. Working Together 11. HIV and AIDS in Patients and Dentists 12. Confidentiality and Patient Records 13. Social Justice and Access to Dental Care 14. Third-Party Payers and Managed Care 15. Dentistry as a Business 16. The Dental Profession and the Community
A 'must-read and must-have' book for every oral health professional...remains the 'gold standard' on the subject. -- Bruce S. Graham, dean, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago
David T. Ozar, PhD, FACD, is director, Center for Ethics and Social Justice, and professor, Department of Philosophy, Loyola University of Chicago. He is an honorary Fellow of the American College of Dentists. David J. Sokol, DDS, JD, FACD, is a dentist with many years of private practice experience, and also in the practice of dental and medical health and malpractice law in Highland Mills, NY.
All dental students should read this book. It is one of the most complete books on the subject of dental ethics. Doody's Review Service