ADA Q&A: Ethics | American Dental Association

ADA Q&A: Ethics

The ADA Principles of Ethics and Code of Conduct has three main components: The Principles of Ethics, the Code of Professional Conduct and the Advisory Opinions. The fundamental purpose is putting the welfare of the patients first.

The Council on Ethics, Bylaws, and Judicial Affairs (CEBJA) is dedicated to promoting the value of ethics and professionalism in dentistry. To that end, they have created several ADA Q&A videos that present and answer ethical situations a dentist may face in their practice

Videos included in this series

  • May I delay record release until past due balance is paid?
  • Is amalgam removal and replacement okay?
  • What do I do with my patients when I'm out of the office?
  • What is proper protocol for post-referral treatment?
  • May I post-date a benefits claim form?