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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.
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.
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