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Video conferencing and patient images can be helpful in remote consultations, but be aware of the dento-legal issues around receiving and storing them.
4 May 2020
Good interpersonal skills have never been more important for dental professionals.
For a claim for clinical negligence to be successful, the patient (claimant) must prove there was some failure by the dental professional...
It's important to advertise and promote your services in an ethical and lawful way.
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.
1 May 2020
You must seek consent before any investigation or treatment, and certain criteria must be fulfilled for consent from a patient to be valid.
Recognise your technical limits when performing root canal treatment and be prepared to refer patients if necessary.
31 January 2020
Patients may give consent, but they may also refuse or restrict it.
24 January 2020
Communication is a two-way process. Listening to patients and understanding their wishes and expectations is as important as talking to them about their care and treatment.
13 January 2020
What you need to send the DDU if you've had a complaint made against you.