International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2019, Vol. 5 Issue 3, Part A
Classification of chair side investigations in dentistry
AUTHOR(S): Augustin Prabha Xavier, Sarat Gummadapu and Anuradha Chennupati
ABSTRACT:Chair side investigations are simple; require inexpensive equipment and rapidly doing procedures. They do not require specialized training. It is carried out conveniently in a clinic or dental office set up. Dentist should be aware of the investigations, which may be required to establish diagnosis of general medical and surgical problems and of the principles of treatment including drug prescriptions. Doctors and dentists should routinely explain the nature of investigations and obtain verbal informed consent and, for invasive or risky procedures, signed, dated, witnessed informed consent. Chair side investigations hence serve as an important tool in assisting the oral physician to confirm the diagnosis and check out the various treatment plans according to the patients’ needs. The present literature review provides the classification of Chairside investigations in Dentistry.
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Augustin Prabha Xavier, Sarat Gummadapu, Anuradha Chennupati. Classification of chair side investigations in dentistry. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2019;5(3):05-07.