Risk Management & Record Keeping:

6 Hours CE for Board Order Compliance

Course Description & Objectives
In this risk management and record-keeping course designed for Board Order compliance as well as continuing education hours for licensure registration, dental practitioners and office team member attendees will:

  • Learn to manage & reduce your risks by understanding the laws & rules on Record Keeping, Informed Consent, & the Standard of Care.
  • View actual investigations and cases of alleged violations of the Texas Dental Practice Act and the Rules and Regulations of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.
  • Analyze the diagnosis and treatment planning of clinical cases, and review which risk management protocols and procedures should have been implemented, and the applicable Texas law.
  • Cover the TSBDE Rules & Regulations, and the recommended “risk management” systems and approaches for compliance with state regulations, including record-keeping and ethics.

Boyd W. Shepherd, D.D.S., J.D., is a TSBDE Approved CE Course Provider.


If you have you received...

  • A written Notice of a Board Complaint or Investigation?
  • A Notice for an Informal Settlement Conference?
  • A final Agreed Settlement Order or other Board Order?
  • A Board Order Compliance Packet and Instructions?
  • A Formal Complaint filed in the State Office of Administrative Hearings?

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For 27 years, Boyd W. Shepherd, D.D.S., J.D., has developed a specialized practice of providing legal services and counsel to Texas dentists on a wide range of legal issues.

  • 1985 Graduate Texas A&M University
  • 1988 Graduate UT Dental Branch Houston
  • 1992 Graduate South Texas College of Law
  • ADA, TDA, & GHDS Member

Dr. Shepherd has vast experience in Texas State Board representation at each and every level of the process. His law practice includes day-to-day counsel and guidance to dentists across the state of Texas on issues related to their business operations, Board Rule compliance, risk management, employees, patients, and a variety of matters in litigation.



For focused and dedicated time for a case review or Board complaint consultation, or a review of a legal document or correspondence, or to get answers to your questions concerning other legal issues, business strategies, and improvement of the risk management systems in your dental practice, secure your appointment with Boyd W. Shepherd, D.D.S., J.D.

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