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The dento-legal implications for dentists and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Led and staffed by dentists with real life experience of the pressure you face.
Over 98% of calls to the DDU dento-legal helpline are connected straight to a dento-legal adviser during normal working hours.
In 2019, the DDU successfully defended 65% of claims without making a compensation payment to patients.
How it feels to begin a career at such an uncertain moment for the profession.
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Dento-legal adviser Sarah Ide explores how dental professionals can help safeguard vulnerable patients, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic.
There may be a small number of patients who will not follow government guidance on face coverings in NHS settings.
Watch our on-demand webinar to hear about the dento-legal implications of communicating with challenging people and understanding misconduct in the workplace.
Patients may give consent, but they may also refuse or restrict it.
A practice's communication with patients needs to make a positive impression - whether through its website, marketing literature or other written information.