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We know there’s never been a more challenging time to practise and deliver outstanding patient care than now.

In such rapidly changing times, we have a host of evolving dentolegal and ethical issues to contend with every day. We’ll be looking at these and helping you make sense of them at our Ethics For All Dental Conference 2021.

Our speakers will address the latest issues impacting on your professional life to give you a better understanding of your ethical obligations and offer invaluable advice around best practice. By being better prepared, you can reduce your risk of a complaint or claim.

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This virtual event is open to all Dental Protection members and non-members. It’s just one of the ways we support you on a day to day basis.

Date: Tuesday 9 November 2021

Time: 19.00 – 21.30

Location: Online via Zoom

Suitable for: Dentists, dental hygienists, dental therapists and dental students

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19.00 - 19.05

Welcome and introduction from Conference Chair
Dr Alasdair McKelvie, Head of Dental Services – Southern Africa, Dental Protection

19.05 - 19.10

Strength by your side
Simon Kayll, CEO, Medical Protection Society (MPS)

19.10 - 19.40

Mind the gap: generational communication
Speaker TBC

19.40 - 20.00

Ethical use of aligner treatments in orthodontics
Dr Mark Wertheimer, Specialist in Orthodontics and Dento-facial Orthopaedics

20.00 - 20.20

COVID-19: The challenges on dentistry
KC Makhubele, Chief Executive, South African Dental Association

20.20 - 20.40

COVID-19: The impact of treating friends and colleagues
Dr Lance Lasersohn, Anaesthesiologist and President, South African Society of Anaesthesiology

20.40 - 21.00

The law and ethics of treating children
Dr Shauntel Ambrose, Paedodontic Society of South Africa

21.00 - 21.20

Ethics in focus
Dr Raj Rattan,  Dental Director, Dental Protection

21.20 - 21.30

Q&A Panel Discussion


Close of Conference