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    What strategies can a dentist use to discuss sensitive topics with patients? How should I deal with a conflict with a patient who is a minor and the parents are separated or divorced? How can I tell if a patient-dentist relationship cannot be salvaged? What is the best way to raise the possibility of dismissal? Can I put a time limit on the offer to see the patient on an emergency basis after dismissing them? What if the patient-dentist relationship has deteriorated and the patient is in the middle of active treatment? Should I dismiss a patient who files a formal complaint against me with the College? What is a “true” emergency?