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With so much at stake for everyone involved, it's important for dental professionals to understand their individual responsibilities in the wake of an adverse incident.
30 April 2019
They are the basis for effective patient care and have an important dento-legal purpose - but what makes good dental records?
12 December 2018
Is your complaints procedure up to task? We examine why they are so important and explain what needs to be included for them to be effective.
30 August 2018
Complaints are common, and it's vital to know how to handle them professionally and appropriately.
8 May 2018
The dental health of people with dementia can become secondary to other considerations. But the dental team can make a vital contribution to patients' quality of life.
22 January 2018
Patients are more likely than ever to turn to social media to voice concerns about their treatment.
2 October 2017
Dental professionals' responsibilities to their patients can extend beyond simply providing treatment.
29 June 2017
Discussing the rewards and risks of limited treatment orthodontics and the danger of promising 'perfect teeth'.
2 March 2017
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.