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Our publications

Dental Protection produces regular risk management publications, advising and supporting dental members around the world and in all stages of their careers.
  • Success – Annual Review 2016 - June 2016

    The theme of this year's annual review is Success,and develops an understanding of what factors contribute to both success and failure in the profession. 

    Contents include:

    • What does success look like? – Examining the elements of success, a keynote article by Dr Kevin Lewis
    • The Language of Success – Dr Raj Rattan examines the boundaries of language and the perception of failure and success 
    • Surgical Success – Nine case studies and the lessons we can learn 
    • Is Your Life in Perfect Balance? – How to recognise an imbalance in time dedciated to home and work, and the ways this can be managed 
    Members can read the current edition and browse through a library of our publications on Prism, our E-learning platform, or download a copy below.
  • Riskmatters UK & Ireland - April 2016


    The current edition of Riskmatters, our publication on topical issues and risk management for dentists at the start of their career, includes articles about difficult interactions with patients, stress management, and professionalism under the spotlight.

    Members can read the current editions and browse through a library of publications, on Prism, our e-learning platform. Or download a copy below.

Case Studies

Explore our collection of case studies bringing to life real examples of clinical negligence. Being informed is being protected.

Our advice booklets

Our booklets provide in-depth risk management information on common problems to help you safely negotiate the challenges that can arise at critical points in your career.
  • Handling Complaints (Ireland) - June 2016

    In today's world it is easy to develop a fear of complaints or litigation. No professional likes reading a complaint about themselves or receiving criticism from a patient whether it is valid or not.