Laws, Rules, and Ethics

Course Description

As a dentist, you consistently face ethical dilemmas and legal situations in your practice. Your actions, responses or decisions in these situations can impact both your practice of dentistry and your life in general in a variety of ways. Through the use of hypothetical situations and case studies, this course will address ethical principles and perspectives that should be considered along with the legal standards and protocol that dentists must follow to keep their licenses in good standing.


Ronald Watson, D.M.D.

Dr. Watson is an Associate Professor at the UF College of Dentistry Dept. of Operative Dentistry.


Continuing Education Units

2 contact hours. Online.

Course Length

Participants have 180 days to complete the online course.

The University of Florida is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider and a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

* Original release date: July 1, 2009. Reviewed March 30, 2012 and will expire February 29, 2014.

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