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Articles and features 27/09/2018

Grey areas in clinical decision-making

Grey areas in clinical decision-making

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Robert Caplin, senior teaching fellow, King’s College London, looks at how properly weighing up the various factors in a decision can benefit both practitioner and patient.

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31/08/2014

Confronted By Kids

Confronted By Kids

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My undergraduate exposure to paediatric dentistry was 'patchy' at best. I was the student assigned the child that failed to attend or the child that needed impressions for an orthodontic appliance. Three years ago, I would have described my paediatric specialities as the acclimatisation visit and the general anaesthetic consent form. Still, I passed my competencies and graduated, despite never having given a child an ID block nor taken out a tooth from a conscious patient.

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Press release 12/08/2019

40% of claims costs relate to treatment started over ten years ago

40% of claims costs relate to treatment started over ten years ago

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New data published by Dental Protection reveals that almost 40% of its estimated annual claims costs in 2018 related to cases where treatment started ten or more years ago before the claim was made.

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Articles and features 09/08/2019

Understanding the effect of late reported claims

Understanding the effect of late reported claims

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Dr Yvonne Shaw, Head of Underwriting at Dental Protection, explains why when it comes to a defence organisation, you need to be thinking 25 years ahead

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Case study 09/08/2019

Leaving a sour taste in the mouth

Leaving a sour taste in the mouth

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Associate dentists leave their current practice for a variety of reasons,and occasionally this can be due to a breakdown in communication and issues surrounding working relationships within the practice.

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