Complies with TSBDE Rule 108.7 which requires that Texas dentists maintain a written informed consent signed by the patient, or a parent or legal guardian of the patient if the patient is a minor, or a legal guardian of the patient if the patient has been adjudicated incompetent to manage the patient's personal affairs.
Such consent is required for all treatment plans and procedures where a reasonable possibility of complications from the treatment planned or a procedure exists, which should disclose risks or hazards that could influence a reasonable person in making a decision to give or withhold consent.
I.V. CONSCIOUS SEDATION
NITROUS OXIDE ANALGESIA
TSBDE Rule 108.7, Standard of Care and Informed Consent.
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