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Publications

Dental Protection produces regular risk management publications, advising and supporting dental members around the world and in all stages of their careers.
Please email enquiries@dentalprotection.org if you would like to request a copy of one our publications. Alternatively, a full archive is available to members by logging into Prism
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Riskwise New Zealand - November 2015

    The most recent edition of Riskwise New Zealand looks at how to maintain a balance when managing a patient complaint, plus articles on reducing the risk of failure in complete denture patients, and highlighting some common areas which are more likely to result in dental care professionals receiving a complaint or claim.

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

  • Teamwise New Zealand - October 2015

    The current edition of Teamwise New Zealand, our risk management magazine for our dental therapist and hygienist members in New Zealand, includes articles about perfect timing - the ever evolving profession, the disadvantages of social media, and an extract from Sheila Scott's new book Putting health at the heart of your practice

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