Being sued

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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

  • DDU journal spring 2018

    The dental health of people with dementia can become secondary to other considerations. But the dental team can make a vital contribution to patients' quality of life.

  • DDU journal summer 2017

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

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