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When you need expert dento-legal support, we're here for you.
New membership benefit offering contract checking and advice service for associate agreements.
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 2018, the DDU successfully defended 69% of claims without making a compensation payment to patients.
Insight into the challenges our members have faced and how we have assisted.
Get 2 hours of CPD. This course covers all aspects of effective complaints handling, so the whole practice team has the confidence to respond promptly and professionally. Free for members.
One DDU member talks us through the shock and stress of receiving their first complaint, as well as how we were able to support them through it.
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Emily Howden explores ways to recognise the impact the current circumstances may be having on our health and wellbeing.
The phased return to face-to-face care will mean a significant readjustment for many within the dental industry; for both employers and employees alike.
Dental Defence Union (DDU) dento-legal adviser David Lauder looks at the differences between laws, guidance and standards and why it’s important to follow them.
Some dental practices are starting to resume face-to-face care for patients, and it's understandable to have questions about the dento-legal implications.
How do practices look at returning to work and resuming face-to-face patient contact as a result of recent CDO guidance?