Within the average dental practice it's likely that some patients will be affected by dementia or similar cognitive impairments, with a number of related factors that can impact their experience of their dental care and treatment.
In the latest issue of the DDU journal, Christine Osborne discusses the management of dental patients with dementia, and the responsibility dental professionals have to make sure their interactions with these patients are as considerate and accommodating as possible.
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Also in this issue:
- Dealing with disputes at work
- Dental nurse indemnity
- Patients having treatment abroad
Read the issue in full.
This guidance was correct at publication 08/05/2018. It is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.