IS YOUR DENTAL PRACTICE MEETING
YOUR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS?

Is your Dental Practice meeting AHPRA and TGA regulatory requirements regarding patient records?

If you work with dental implants in any capacity, current AHPRA and TGA regulations stipulate   that all components for dental implantable devices (implants & abutments) need to be accurately recorded and stored for a minimum 7 years  in thorough detail (this includes but isn't limited to the implant or abutment Lot/Batch and Reference number, and any other details that help identify the device.)

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Personalised medical devices (such as customised abutments and prostheses connected to implants) require records to be retained for 15 years. Moreover, these details must be provided to the patient at their request. 

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The Dental Implant Registry (DIR) helps keep your Practice compliant, by recording all relevant implant component information, and gives patients access to this information automatically, once the registration has been completed

Furthermore, the TGA recommends using the DIR to keep and record implant details

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Some implants even require mandatory Patient Implant Cards (PICs), such as Zygomatics and Osseoframes, which the DIR registration is a digital version of

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Ensure your Practice is meeting your regulatory requirements by using the DIR

The DIR is entirely free for your Practice to use and simple to integrate into your current workflows

Register your Practice on the DIR today via the link below, or contact our team if you have any questions

Download our Brochure to learn more about the DIR

Find out more about the benefits the DIR can provide to your practice via this link

References:

1. AHPRA Code of Conduct

 

2. AHPRA Dental Records

3. ADA Guidelines for Dental Records

4. TGA Personalised Medical Devices

5. Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights

6. TGA Recommendation of the DIR

7. TGA Patient Implant Card Information

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