The DPSF will be the first independent multi-disciplinary organization in dentistry created expressly to help avoid preventable adverse clinical outcomes, especially those related to human error. All general dentists and dental specialists are welcome and would be guided by dental and medical recognized experts.
The ADA and DPSF are in a unique position to unify the dental profession to make a real difference in patient dental and oral health by promoting a culture of safety. This is especially important in an age of an extremely unsympathetic and, at times, hostile press and public. Without the creation of a strong, independent voice such as the DPSF, dentistry could appear unresponsive to patient safety issues. DPSF will make a strong and organized stand for patient safety, proving to the world that safe patient care is the first priority of the profession of dentistry.