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Treatment guidelines

Risk Assessment Overview

Key points

  • A risk assessment is mandatory for each patient treatment.
  • Consider risks in general health, local/oral conditions, patient demands, functional and esthetic outcome, patient behavior and compliance.
  • In uncertain situations consider additional, professional advice e.g. from internist/family doctor advice.
  • Ensure comprehensive patient information and sound documentation.

Additional resources



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