Once you have qualified, registered and are practising, you become responsible for your own clinical decision making, quality of treatment, communication with your patients and colleagues, as well as your professional development.
Occasionally patients don’t agree with your advice, and very occasionally patients are unhappy with their treatment outcomes. Some patients will just move to another dentist and take their unhappiness with them. Other patients may be motivated to complain or even litigate. That’s when you need the support of an experienced dentolegal team with the expertise to understand the issues you face.
Once you’ve qualified and applied for full Dental Protection membership, you’ll be able to request assistance with the following:
*For full details, please refer to Understanding your membership.