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Dental professionals need to be aware of a number of factors before making decisions on behalf of adults lacking capacity.
There are no legal concerns about saying sorry for something that has happened to a patient...
It's your responsibility to follow up your concerns until you get a satisfactory response...
You can treat a child under 16 without their parents' consent if you consider them to be Gillick-competent...
Time limits vary between countries in the UK, but similar principles apply...