Licensure Reform: The case for eliminating the clinical exam

Some may argue that progress has indeed been made in the administration of the licensure exam over the last 50 years given that regional testing […]

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Navigating difficult conversations: When sensitive topics come up, what do you do?

Opioids. Dental neglect. Anti-science claims. These are just some of the sensitive topics that may come up for a practicing dentist. When difficult situations arise, […]

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‘Friending’ patients: What are the potential ethical considerations?

Q: As caring, compassionate, and friendly practitioners, we naturally care and are curious about our patients and their lives. We certainly garner information on many […]

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Navigating ethical dilemmas as a new dentist

         Is it ethical to date a patient? What are the ethical implications of using social coupons to expand my patient base? What should I […]

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Student Ethics Video Contest accepting entries now

The ADA Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs is accepting entries for the 2017 Student Ethics Video Contest. The deadline to submit entries is […]

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