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Table 3 Seven steps to improve patient safety in dentistry

From: Systematic review of patient safety interventions in dentistry

Promotion of a Culture of Patient Safety in dental care.
Creating an organizational structure for the management of dental care risks.
Developing tools for the identification, analysis and assessment of risks related with dental care.
Establishing lines of information on adverse events.
Establishing measures to prevent health care risks by elimination or reduction.
On-going training of professionals on Patient Safety.
Research in the field of Dental Patient Safety.