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The dento-legal implications for dentists and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Loose ends in policy changes do dental professionals no favours in understanding their responsibilities, says DDU head John Makin.
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The limit for most standard dental chairs is 20 stone, and allowances might need to be made to safely treat patients whose weight exceeds this.
Data protection law imposes a legal duty on those responsible for personal data to store it securely and protect it from unauthorised or unlawful processing.
Dento-legal concerns can be extremely stressful for dental professionals at every level, but there are lots of places you can turn to for help if you need it.
What should you do when patients ask you to continue treatment that was started elsewhere?
What information do you need to send the DDU if you've had a complaint made against you?