White coat principles.

  • Bruce N Peltier
  • Published 2004 in The Journal of the American College of Dentists
The White Coat Ceremony, which many dental schools use to mark the transition to patient care, is an opportunity to reflect on the values of dental practice. Eight principles are offered for consideration: 1 ) patient care is the point of practice; 2) the doctor-patient relationship is essential; 3) discuss options and possibilities; 4) mistakes will be… (More)