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DDU journal winter 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.

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Journal

Endodontics in general dental practice

Emily Howden offers an overview of key factors for GDPs to consider in relation to root canal treatment.

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News

Tips for a trouble-free festive season

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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News

Chief Dental Officer reminder on Epipens in dental practice

The Chief Dental Officer (CDO) for England, Sara Hurley, has written to dental professionals in England to remind them about the latest advice for EpiPens in dental practice.

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Journal

DDU journal summer 2018

Complaints are common, and it's vital to know how to handle them professionally and appropriately.

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Journal

Antibiotics and inappropriate prescribing

Certain aspects of prescribing can leave dental professionals facing a storm of criticism, and these issues - particularly involving antibiotics - are a common factor in complaints and claims.

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Journal

Relative values: guidance on treating family and friends

It's natural to want to help those close to you, but the DDU still receives calls from members asking about the possible ethical and professional implications of treating friends and relatives.

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Journal

Dental amalgam regulations update

What factors do dental practitioners need to consider in light of the new rules surrounding the provision of amalgam?

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Case study

Fractured tuberosity during extraction

A patient in her late 50s attended her dentist complaining of pain from a back tooth.

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