1.3 Consultation and consent

This module guides you in preparing a comprehensive discussion with your patient in order to gain his or her acceptance for implant treatment. This discussion is an important stage of patient communication and a key factor for a successful treatment outcome. It is also essential for the patient’s motivation and compliance.

Learning objectives

  • Be able to discuss the ideal treatment plan with the patient along with risks, benefits and alternatives.

  • Use the detailed information provided to obtain informed consent from the patient before the start of implant treatment.