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When you need expert dento-legal support, we're here for you.
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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.
How it feels to begin a career at such an uncertain moment for the profession.
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What information do you need to send the DDU if you've had a complaint made against you?
Most dental professionals will receive a complaint from a patient at some time in their career, so understanding why they occur is vital.
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.
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.
Following the resumption of face-to-face care for patients, it's understandable to have questions about the dento-legal implications.