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Health and wellbeing for dental professionals

Emily Howden explores ways to recognise the impact the current circumstances may be having on our health and wellbeing.

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Tips for dental practices managing staff return to work

The phased return to face-to-face care will mean a significant readjustment for many within the dental industry; for both employers and employees alike.

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The difference between laws, guidance and standards

Dental Defence Union (DDU) dento-legal adviser David Lauder looks at the differences between laws, guidance and standards and why it’s important to follow them.

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News

Returning to practice

Some dental practices are starting to resume face-to-face care for patients, and it's understandable to have questions about the dento-legal implications.

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Returning to practice during the coronavirus pandemic

How do practices look at returning to work and resuming face-to-face patient contact as a result of recent CDO guidance?

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Preparing to return to work

Guidance on preparing to return to work during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Practical tips for conducting a remote consultation

Alison Large addresses questions on remote consultations, including record keeping while working remotely and remote prescribing.

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Guide

Dentists' health and wellbeing: sources of support

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.

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Dento-legal principles for working remotely

Alison Large looks at some of the dento-legal considerations associated with working remotely.

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Guide

Making decisions on behalf of adults lacking capacity

Dental professionals need to be aware of a number of factors before making decisions on behalf of adults lacking capacity.

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