The course aims at introducing some basic management techniques in a dental practice related to starting and running an office. Topics include an overview on the health system in Lebanon and financing modalities of the dental care, the possible financial remuneration systems for the dentist, key points for starting a new practice and designing a dental office, describing the key role of the dental assistant and the management of patients’ records. Principles of dental ergonomics, four-handed dentistry and importance of infection control are reviewed. Finally, patient’s rights and dentist’s duties are introduced.
Prerequisite PHBS 223