Ethics is a branch of philosophy that
"concerns with establishing, safeguarding, and
advocating the concepts of right and wrong behaviour".
Ethics are an unwritten code of human direct that join
both expert lead and judgment.Dentistry, being a noble
profession, has an obligation to society that its members
will adhere to the high standards of ethical and moral
conduct. Dental ethics mean moral obligations and
commitments of the dental specialist towards his
patients, proficient associates and to the general public.
The Dental Council of India (DCI) laid the dentists
regulations (Code of Ethics) in the year 1976 which was
later revised in the year 2014 and it is the duty of every
registered dentist to read these regulations, understand
his responsibilities, and abide by the same.
Keywords : Ethics, philosophy, dentistry,medico-legal.