Is there a guideline for a dental provider on signing off on documentation when patient is seen? If patient is seen mutiple days, Can one documentation be used or does each day need to be initialed and/or signed by the dentist?

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Is there a guideline for a dental provider on signing off on documentation when patient is seen? If patient is seen mutiple days, Can one documentation be used or does each day need to be initialed and/or signed by the dentist?

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Asked on December 27, 2016
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No, the provider must document clearly each day what was done and each day needs to be signed off on.

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