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The dento-legal implications for dentists and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How it feels to begin a career at such an uncertain moment for the profession.
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Receiving a negligence claim can be upsetting, but we can help guide and support you through the process. Here's what you need to know.
What information do you need to send the DDU if you've had a complaint made against you?
Understanding how a clinical negligence claim can be brought is important in knowing how to deal with it appropriately.
The decision of whether to defend a case or settle it is always made with the direct involvement of our members.
It's important to be aware of the legal and ethical implications of having CCTV in your dental practice.