Back to basics: emergency medicine in dentistry.

  title={Back to basics: emergency medicine in dentistry.},
  author={Stanley F. Malamed},
  journal={Journal of the California Dental Association},
  volume={25 4},
          285-6, 288-94
It is important that all members of the dental office staff be trained to promptly recognize and efficiently manage emergency situations. This paper discusses how to prepare a dental office and staff for emergencies. It also describes several emergencies that may occur in dental offices and discusses methods of handling them.