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Find a wealth of expert guidance and practical advice to help you practise with confidence. Everything from safeguarding to consent, writing reports to investigations, plus our guide to professional indemnity for dentists.
The limit for most standard dental chairs is 20 stone, and allowances might need to be made to safely treat patients whose weight exceeds this.
Data protection law imposes a legal duty on those responsible for personal data to store it securely and protect it from unauthorised or unlawful processing.
Dento-legal concerns can be extremely stressful for dental professionals at every level, but there are lots of places you can turn to for help if you need it.
What should you do when patients ask you to continue treatment that was started elsewhere?
What information do 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.
In the autumn '23 journal: Campaigning for a fair deal for dental professionals
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Along with the support of your colleagues, we’re here to help and guide you.
New curbs on excessive legal costs and a GDC pilot to lessen the burden of fitness to practise investigations are important wins, but the DDU’s work on behalf of the profession doesn't stop there.
Composite bonding is a popular choice among patients seeking cosmetic treatment, but it can also be a source of complaints and claims.
Our dento-legal dilemmas let you learn from others and find out what help we can offer - and you can earn CPD along the way.