It is application of legal status and regulations that pertain to State Dental Practice Act
Dentist must adhere to federal, State, Civil laws in all relations with public
As an agent of dentist, assistant should be aware of different forms of jurisprudence and role of assistance play in each case
It is divided into two parts 1. Civil law 2. Criminal law
- Civil law :- If a civil charge is brought against a dentist, he or she become defendant.
- Criminal law :- If criminal charges may be filed against dentist for malious injury, income tax evasion, narcotics misuse or any other criminal reason.
Writing :- notes made from mastering bds and Soben Peter books