Clinical risk management has always been a concern in dental practice. Ensuring patients receive safe and qualified dental care services is of importance to achieve the desired outcomes.The purpose of this narrative review is to capture the needs and challenges of clinical dentalrisk management to minimize the risk of adverse incidents in dental practices. The reviewdemonstrates the deficiency in knowledge and awareness of situations that places the patients tobe at risk among dental practitioners.There is a need for a system to identify, mitigate, and prevent circumstances that increase thelikelihood and consequence of risks and harm to patients in dental practices. Deployment of clinicaldental risk management is of great importance to both dental practitioners and patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1664-1666
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of International Dental and Medical Research
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • Dentistry
  • Good health
  • Human and health
  • Risk management


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