Guides

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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Preparing to return to work

1 June 2020

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

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Dentists' health and wellbeing: sources of support

27 May 2020

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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Data Protection Bill 2017-19

26 May 2020

The Data Protection Bill replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 and incorporates the requirements of GDPR with certain conditions and exceptions.

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Making decisions on behalf of adults lacking capacity

21 May 2020

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

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Receiving and storing video footage from online consultations

14 May 2020

Video conferencing and patient images can be helpful in remote consultations, but be aware of the dento-legal issues around receiving and storing them.

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The golden rules of social media

11 May 2020

​Social media can be a source of great enjoyment and a useful business tool, but it's important to recognise the risks it poses as well.

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Communicating with colleagues

4 May 2020

Good interpersonal skills have never been more important for dental professionals.

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Proving clinical negligence

4 May 2020

For a claim for clinical negligence to be successful, the patient (claimant) must prove there was some failure by the dental professional...

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Advertising your practice ethically

4 May 2020

It's important to advertise and promote your services in an ethical and lawful way.