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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 2019, the DDU successfully defended 65% of claims without making a compensation payment to patients.
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How it feels to begin a career at such an uncertain moment for the profession.
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The importance of good communication with patients and how it can help prevent a complaint.
The position regarding COVID-19 is changing very rapidly. DDU advice is to stay up to date with guidance from relevant government departments and agencies.
Patients and dentists may sometimes have different expectations as to the outcome of treatment.
What you need to send the DDU if you've had a complaint made against you.
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.