I understand that both the dentists and dental assistants may treat my child for the following dental procedures, which may be necessary to provide dental treatment. I not only understand that I will be given an explanation why treatments will be performed,
but also understand that the normal provided procedures for a first time patient may include a comprehensive or limited exam, dental cleaning, fluoride applications, sealants, and radiographs (x-rays) as necessary. However, this is subject to change
depending on numerous factors, including, the patient’s behavior, the amount of future work, and time.
In general terms, the procedures that you or your child may need include:
A. Applications of sealants
B. Root canals (permanent teeth) or pulpotomies (primary teeth)
C. Porcelain crowns or stainless steel crowns
D. Restoration of broken teeth or fillings
E. Treatment of infected teeth or gums
F. Extractions of 1 or more teeth
G. Use of supports to safely perform necessary dental procedures
H. Use of nitrous oxide to help reduce anxiety as needed
I. Use of local anesthetics, oral anesthesia or oral sedatives as needed
Both the treatment and suggested alternative methods of treatment, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each, will be fully explained to me. I have been advised that, although the best results are expected, there is no way within reason, of anticipating complications. Therefore, it is not possible to guarantee the results of the treatment. However, the occurrence is remote I recognize that some risks are associated with dental procedures; I understand and accept that certain complications may be serious or require medical intervention.