Dental surgery and dental extraction, in particular, is a serious procedure that can have long-lasting consequences. Informed consent is therefore required to protect the interests of both the patient and the dentist and a dental extraction consent form allows for this consent to be released.
This Dental Extraction Consent Form we offer can help you with ideas about the risks and alternatives for surgery and post-operative care. You can download the Dental Consent Form down below.
The form presents various possibilities that the patient faces by undergoing the surgery, as well as the after-surgery treatment and the dentist makes sure the clinic or the dentist personally has done their best to avoid a lawsuit.
By providing their signature on the tooth removal consent form, the patient certifies that they have been informed about the fee involved, understand the recommended treatment, know about the risks of such treatment, and any alternatives and risks of the alternatives, as well as the consequences of doing nothing. The patient then agrees to have had all of their questions answered, and admits they have not been offered any guarantees.
The Consent Form for dental extraction usually mentions such dental conditions of non-treatment as infection, swelling, and pain. It can also include dental diseases, like periodontal disease, malocclusion, and systemic infection. The risks associated with any dental, surgical, and anesthetic procedure include, but are not limited to any of the following:
As to post-operative care, the patient agrees to refrain from smoking and spitting for 3 days, as well as from drinking through a straw for 3 days. Any kind of heavy exertion is not recommended for 3 days after tooth extraction and the patient agrees to these terms by signing the form.
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