A Guide to Identifying Abuse and Neglect for the Dental Team
This comprehensive brochure provides information regarding the dentist’s obligation as a mandated reporter to report abuse and neglect. It defines important terms; outlines the steps to take when reporting the abuse of children, the elderly, and/or the developmentally and physically challenged; and offers guidelines for assessing and interviewing a patient who a dentist suspects is experiencing abuse.
Abuse Poster | Do You Need Help?
A 17 x 22 inch poster that provides patients with important hotlines including: Massachusetts Domestic Violence Hotline (SafeLink), National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline, Child-at-Risk Hotline, Boston Area Rape Crisis Center Hotline, Disabled Persons Protection Commission Hotline, and the Massachusetts Department of Elder Affairs Elder Abuse Hotline.
Prescription Abuse Display | Help Prevent the Misuse of Prescription Drugs in Your Home
Help communicate important safety messages to your patients with this tabletop display, which can easily be placed on your office front desk or in a patient waiting area. The display allows patients to tear-off a tip sheet about how to keep prescription medications safe in their homes.
Prescription Abuse Tear-off Pads
Refill tear-off pads for the Prescription Abuse Display. The tear-off sheets describe how patients can keep prescription medications safe in their homes.
A Guide to Understanding the MDS Peer Review Process | Resolving Dentist-Patient Disputes
This comprehensive brochure explains the MDS Peer Review Process, a program designed to resolve issues concerning the quality and/or appropriateness of dental treatment provided by an MDS member dentists.