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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.
Using autonotes to record information in a patient's records can lead to an inaccurate account of the appointment.
You must seek consent before any investigation or treatment, and certain criteria must be fulfilled for consent from a patient to be valid.
Dental practices are expected to have a quality assurance system in place to monitor and, if necessary, improve services.
Recognise your technical limits when performing root canal treatment and be prepared to refer patients if necessary.
Asking patients if they drink or smoke often forms an important part of a consultation and treatment plan but may feel intrusive.
If you haven't looked at your complaints procedure recently, now's a good time to check it's up to date.
Perhaps now more than ever, there is an opportunity for dental professionals to play a vital role in protecting at-risk patients.
Despite the pandemic taking its toll on dental professionals' mental health, a social media campaign aims to reverse the trend.
What are DDU practice principal members' top employment law and health and safety concerns - and how can we help?
A practice principal DDU member contacted the advice line after a difficult interaction with a patient about NHS charges for treatment.