Dentistry involves the process of evaluation, diagnosis, and prevention/treatment of oral diseases, disorders. Dentistry focuses on conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and/or the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body. Dentistry is more commonly thought of as by activities performed by a dentist, such as drilling teeth, filling cavities, and placing crowns and bridges.
Dental Law – Dental Practice Act
The dental board is also responsible for creating and enforcing the state Dental Practice Act, which contains the laws governing the business and professional aspects of dentistry in the state. The DPA determines the contractual relationship the dentist has with patients as well as how the practice must be run. The laws and provisions of the DPA are different in each state but