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Deciding when and how to apply the best interest principle to the care of a patient isn't always straightforward.
10 October 2016
Dento-legal adviser, Alison Large, explains why clear communication between dental professionals and patients is vital to the consent process.
14 June 2016
How would you feel if a patient asked to record their consultation? Leo Briggs explains why you shouldn't jump to conclusions.
25 January 2016
In his final editorial, former head of the DDU, Rupert Hoppenbrouwers is optimistic about a future built on a productive past.
22 September 2015
A recent Supreme Court judgment has effectively introduced the principle of 'informed consent' to the law of negligence. Rupert Hoppenbrouwers assesses the implications for dental professionals.
4 June 2015
Claims involving implant treatment have risen by 41% in five years. What are the main causes?
18 March 2014
In this issue we discuss recording consultations, complaint resolutions, probing deeper into periodontics claims and much more.
25 September 2013
This month, the GDC's new ethical guidance, Standards for the Dental Team, comes into effect and by now you will all have received a copy.
1 April 2013
Infection control, Life as a foundation dentist, treating patients with no teeth, avoiding complaints about fees and more.
19 September 2012
In this edition of the DDU Journal we look at the risks of providing orthodontic treatments, discuss record keeping, botox, and we continue our series of articles on the career pathways for dental graduates.
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