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The dento-legal implications for dentists and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In 2019, the DDU successfully defended 65% of claims without making a compensation payment to patients.
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If you haven't looked at your complaints procedure recently, now's a good time to check it's up to date.
Following the resumption of face-to-face care for patients, it's understandable to have questions about the dento-legal implications.
Dentists and dental care professionals are reminded to renew their GDC registration by paying their annual retention fee (ARF) before midnight on 31 December and 31 July respectively.
Patients and other members of the dental team can be a good source of feedback on the quality of dental care and treatment provided by the practice.