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Find a wealth of expert guidance and practical advice to help you practise with confidence. Everything from safeguarding to consent, writing reports to investigations.
A DDU member faced a claim alleging a failure to diagnose and treat a patient’s periodontal disease.
With so much at stake for everyone involved, it's important for dental professionals to understand their individual responsibilities in the wake of an adverse incident.
They are the basis for effective patient care and have an important dento-legal purpose - but what makes good dental records?
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.
Keith Smith discusses some of the causes of negligence claims relating to wisdom tooth extraction.
John Makin, Head of the DDU, introduces a special guide explaining how the DDU will be on your side throughout your career.
Complaints are common, and it's vital to know how to handle them professionally and appropriately.
A patient's extraction was delayed because the practice had run out of the appropriate anaesthetic.
Following guidelines and procedures around referrals can help dental professionals avoid complaints or claims