Getting parental consent when treating children
BDJ Team, 20 May 2022; 9 pp 20–21
When treating young children, it may be necessary to get the authority of someone with parental responsibility. With complex family relationships however, it might not be clear to dental professionals who has parental responsibility, and this can create a dilemma. Here we explain the principles and procedures around parental responsibility when treating younger children…
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