Dentistry is defined as the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention and/or treatment (nonsurgical, surgical or related procedures) of diseases, disorders and/or conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and/or the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body; provided by a dentist, within the scope of his/her education, training and experience, in accordance with the ethics of the profession and applicable law. (As adopted by the 1997 ADA House of Delegates).
Dentistry played a major role in our healthcare system and is one of the more important parts of primary health care. There are healthcare regulations to deal with such as dental practice financing, insurance, joint ventures, employment, and even the sale and purchase of practices.
Our healthcare lawyers at Cohen Healthcare Law Group can advise dentists and dental practices on many legal and regulatory issues they may face in the dental industry.
As telemedicine has exploded into many forms – tele-dermatology, tele-gerontology, tele-counseling, tele-psychiatry, and other areas of medicine and healthcare – we’re also seeing […]
The Supreme Court case of North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC is, in some ways, a watershed in terms of judicial resistance to monopolization of health care practices by a licensing board.