Latest updates and advice

Some dental practices are starting to resume face-to-face care for patients, and it's understandable to have questions about the dento-legal implications.

Returning to practice during the coronavirus pandemic

10 June 2020

How do practices look at returning to work and resuming face-to-face patient contact as a result of recent CDO guidance?

Reducing the dento-legal burden during the pandemic

19 May 2020

Certain complaint handling and regulatory investigations have been paused or amended during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Looking after your health and wellbeing during the pandemic

18 May 2020

Sources of support for dental professionals in need.

Dental practice during a pandemic

1 May 2020

Practices across the country are rising to the challenge of providing essential dental care to patients during the COVID-19 emergency...

Coronavirus: dento-legal update

3 April 2020

The position regarding COVID-19 is changing very rapidly. DDU advice is to stay up to date with guidance from relevant government departments and agencies.

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Tips for a trouble-free festive season

23 December 2019

DDU dento-legal adviser Sarah Ide presents five topical tips to help you avoid dento-legal problems over the festive period.

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Answers to our DDU summer quiz

22 October 2019

Throughout the summer we tested your knowledge of raising concerns with a dento-legal quiz based on popular guidance and advice from our website.

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Dental care professionals reminded to renew GDC registration

11 June 2019

Dental care professionals must renew their GDC registration and pay the annual retention fee (ARF) by 31 July 2019.

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New safeguarding guidance for the dental team

3 May 2019

New guidance on safeguarding vulnerable adults and children has been published by Public Health England