1307 - Maintaining Proper Dental Records

Author/Editor: Wilhemina R. Leeuw, MS, CDA

Maintaining complete and accurate records is a sign of quality care and an integral part of the dental team’s responsibilities to its patients. Practical information and the background needed to maintain a patient chart are included. Guidelines for minimizing exposure to legal risk, HIPAA (including the Privacy and Security Rules), procedures for correcting an entry, and other areas of vital patient record concern are detailed.

CE Credits: 2
Original Release Date: 2013; Review Date: 2021; Next Review: 2024


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