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Raising Concerns

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.

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  • Advisory calls - Raising concerns

    Last week, one of the other practice dental nurses was unwell and I agreed to work with another dentist. During one appointment, the dentist gave a patient a temporary filling but suggested to her it was a permanent one, and charged her a fee for a permanent filling...

  • Member call - Should I report a colleague?

    I have just joined a new practice and been asked to take over the treatment of a number of patients from a colleague who is reducing his workload before leaving. The first patient I have seen has advanced periodontal disease and undiagnosed caries in several molars. What should I tell the patient and should I report this?

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