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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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Employment law specialist Peninsula updates DDU members on changing rules and restrictions and encourages practices to remain up to date.
When we launched our associate contract checking service in June 2019, our aim was to help members avoid being mired in professional disputes, which have the potential to disrupt the practice and affect patient care.
Patients and dentists may sometimes have different expectations as to the outcome of treatment.
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.
Although dental providers are continuing to adapt the way they provide services, it's likely there won't be a return to ‘normal’ ways of working for a considerable time.