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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.
  • Riskwise New Zealand - December 2016

    Welcome to the latest edition of Riskwise New Zealand which I hope you find informative and beneficial. This edition looks at the increase of instances where periodontal disease is not diagnosed. Explore further with articles on the positive benefits of being asked the potentially difficult question - "is it me?", behavioural change following a bad experience, and tips on how to become a more reflective dentist.

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 (New Zealand) - April 2017

    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.