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When you need expert dento-legal support, we're here for you.
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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.
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A properly composed written response is a crucial part of the overall complaints procedure.
A dento-legal report is more complex than a clinical report. Writing it correctly may minimise any requests to you for clarification.
We get lots of enquiries from members around the issue of consent, and it's a factor in almost every aspect of patient interaction. Here we review the main principles.
Most dental professionals will receive a complaint from a patient at some time in their career, so understanding why they occur is vital.
A DDU member asked for advice around their obligations to a patient who wanted treatment overseas.