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Since lockdown began, the profession has been faced with a torrent of new challenges and guidance and hundreds of DDU members have turned to our dento-legal helpline for help and support.
18 October 2021
Fillers and Botox cannot be administered to under 18s for cosmetic reasons in England.
17 September 2021
The limit for most standard dental chairs is 20 stone, and allowances might need to be made to safely treat patients whose weight exceeds this.
23 August 2021
The excellence of the Dental Defence Union’s employee training has been recognised by HRH the Princess Royal.
16 August 2021
We can help if misleading information about you has been published or you think you have been defamed.
21 July 2021
The position regarding COVID-19 continues to change. Our advice is to stay up to date with the latest guidance from relevant government departments and agencies. See below for links to some of the relevant websites across the four nations.
4 May 2021
Dento-legal adviser Sarah Ide explores how dental professionals can help safeguard vulnerable patients, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic.
8 March 2021
Following the resumption of face-to-face care for patients, it's understandable to have questions about the dento-legal implications.
4 February 2021
Dentists and dental care professionals are reminded to renew their GDC registration by paying their annual retention fee (ARF) before midnight on 31 December and 31 July respectively.
25 January 2021
Alison Large, dento-legal adviser at the DDU, discusses what to do if you are asked to attend a virtual meeting during the pandemic.