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13 August 2019
Two practice hygienists contacted the DDU for assistance with a claim alleging a failure to diagnose and treat periodontal disease, brought against them by a patient they had been seeing at their practice for over ten years.
16 July 2018
A patient attended a DDU member for extraction of a badly decayed lower wisdom tooth.
A DDU general dental practitioner (GDP) member was visited by a patient complaining of toothache.
A patient was referred to a DDU member for extraction of UR8.
A patient in her late 50s attended her dentist complaining of pain from a back tooth.
13 July 2018
A patient with dental phobia needed fillings at UR6 and LL6.
A patient's extraction was delayed because the practice had run out of the appropriate anaesthetic.
22 May 2017
A dentist was criticised for failing to refer a patient for endodontic intervention, leading to loss of a tooth.
A patient complained when her dental practice failed to address her by her preferred name.
4 December 2013
A patient was referred by the local dental hospital for extraction of the LL8 to a dentist, a DDU member, with a special interest in oral surgery. She was suffering pain and discomfort from the wisdom tooth, which was impacted...