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This book provides concise, up-to-date reviews on critical issues in dental malpractice, when the treatment delivered falls below the acceptable standard of care, with serious consequences. Readers will find detailed and thought-provoking analyses of a wide range of topics, including conceptual aspects, malpractice in specific dental disciplines, malpractice in relation to oral and general health, and the ethics of scientific research in dentistry and self-marketing by dental surgeons. The chapters on malpractice in individual disciplines cover dentoalveolar surgery, implantology, prosthodontics, restorative dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and oral pathology. The authors are leaders and experts in the field of dentistry from across the world, guaranteeing a truly global perspective. This important reference book will be a must-read for undergraduate and postgraduate dental scholars, dentists in clinical practice, hospital administrators, ethicists, economists, attorneys, and legal scholars.