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Continuing Dental Education

A Review of Ethics at Chairside: A live webinar

David S. Hancock, DDS, FACD

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This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series.


This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series*

Course Description

Dr. Hancock will review the five fundamental principles that form the foundation of the ADA Code: patient autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice, and veracity.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the profession has codes of ethical behavior.
  • Increase one’s understanding of the ethical principles involved in clinical dilemmas.
  • Realize multiple ethical principles are present in most clinical/ethical dilemmas.
  • Examine central practice values as described by Ozar, Sokol and Patthoff


Dr. David HancockDr. David Hancock attended Northwestern University Dental School, completing his degree in 1976. He began private practice in Scottsdale, Arizona in July 1976. His private practice areas of interest were general and restorative dentistry, dental occlusion, and TM disorders. Interest in failed TM treatments led to years of study in orofacial pain with Jeffery Okeson DMD at the UKY orofacial pain center and Dr. Terry Tanaka. He has completed 200 + head and neck dissections with Dr. Tanaka. Dr. Hancock is a member of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, the America Equilibration Society, the IADR /AADOCR and AADSM. He is also a member of the ADA Standard Committee on Dental Products, Working Group 9, and chairs the subgroup 9.69 dealing with adhesives/cements for CADCAM generated restorations. Dr Hancock is honored to hold fellowship in the American College of Dentists and the Academy of Dentistry International. Dr. Hancock is a perpetual learner. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring the White Mountains of Arizona and golfing with his three grandkids.

Course Logistics

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Online Webinar

The dental professional

5:00pm – 6:30pm Pacific Standard time


1.5 hours


*The University of Washington in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series”

This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.

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The University of Washington is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University.

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The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credits.