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Diagnosis of aggressive periodontitis

A DDU member faced a claim alleging a failure to diagnose and treat a patient’s periodontal disease.

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Responding to adverse incidents

Pausing to reflect when something goes wrong can lessen the risk of history repeating itself. We explain how to respond to an adverse incident, ensuring patients are supported and lessons are learned.

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Podcast and video

GDC investigations

A GDC fitness to practise investigation can be a daunting experience, but understanding the process - and how we can help - can mean you're better prepared if you're ever under the spotlight.

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Journal

DDU journal summer 2019

With so much at stake for everyone involved, it's important for dental professionals to understand their individual responsibilities in the wake of an adverse incident.

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Guide

Setting out a written complaint response

A properly composed written response is a crucial part of the overall complaints procedure.

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Indemnity: an informed choice

Just as patients need to know all their treatment options, you need to be able to make an informed choice about your indemnity.

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Associate contract checking and advice

Explaining your new DDU membership benefit

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Moving into Foundation Year 2

Joining the DDU has never been easier

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Work experience students in the practice

Taking on a work experience student can be very rewarding, provided the appropriate steps are taken to protect patients, the student and the practice.

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Request for a non-clinically justified radiograph

The DDU advised a member on a whether to comply with a patient's request for a radiograph.

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