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Ethics and Legal Aspects of Dentistry Conference set for late February

December 19, 2017

Charleston, S.C. — The American College of Legal Medicine is sponsoring the 11th annual Ethics and Legal Aspects of Dentistry Conference Feb. 23-25 at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dentists attending the conference will learn about legal issues in dentistry and understand the role of government  and dental education; ethical, moral and diagnostic issues as they relate to the dental practice; risk management considerations; the prescription of controlled substances; how to identify issues relating to patient care, access to care and dental health care coverage; licensure issues; social media; state board compliance realities; and the current landscape for malpractice, according to a news release from the organization.

Invited presenters who are part of the annual ACLM meeting include former Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr., and F. Lee Bailey, a criminal defense attorney whose clients included Sam Sheppard and O.J. Simpson.

For further information and registration, visit the college’s website at or contact Sue O’Sullivan at or Dr. Bruce Seidberg at