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Being sued

The advice in this section is for general guidance only.

If you need more specific advice you can call one of our dento-legal advisers on 0800 374 626. They are available between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday and provide an on-call service for dento-legal emergencies or urgent queries 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. Alternatively you can fill out our form and an adviser will respond.

Popular resources about Being sued

  • Dento-legal guide to negligence and claims

    Every dental professional, however skillful, may experience an adverse incident that could result in a claim for clinical negligence.

  • Clinical negligence claims explained

    Having your reputation called into question is daunting for any dentist. In this podcast, Debbie Herbst, dento-legal adviser, explains how the clinical negligence process works.

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Latest updates and advice

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    Discussing the rewards and risks of limited treatment orthodontics and the danger of promising 'perfect teeth'.

  • Dental nurse indemnity - advice for dental professionals

    Dental nurses are required to have indemnity in order to practise and will be asked to declare they have appropriate indemnity arrangements in place when they join the GDC register or renew their registration.

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