Ethics resources from the American College of Dentists

Online Continuing Education

Online Continuing Education courses on ethics and professionalism are available through Courses Online Dental Ethics (CODE), a website of the American College of Dentists. The series of online courses provides complimentary continuing education credit and there is no registration process fee.

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Ethical dilemmas and scenarios

The American College of Dentists provides a digital compilation of the 52 ethical dilemmas (PDF) published in the Texas Dental Journal from 1993 to 2005 and authored by the late Dr. Thomas K. Hasegawa and others. These dilemmas are presented by the American College to further dentists' knowledge and understanding of ethics by presenting, discussing, and analyzing ethical dilemmas that may occur in dental settings.

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