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17/01/2018

Working abroad

Working abroad

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If you are planning to work overseas, we want to ensure you are properly prepared so that you can make the most of your experience.

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23/06/2017

Dental Protection: Legal reform to tackle rising cost of clinical neg...

Dental Protection: Legal reform to tackle rising cost of clinical negligence is long overdue

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Dental Protection has called on the Government to implement a package of legal reforms to help tackle the rising cost of clinical negligence, and the challenging claims environment for dentists.

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02/02/2017

Dental Protection welcomes GDC proposals to modernise FTP procedures

Dental Protection welcomes GDC proposals to modernise FTP procedures

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Dental Protection has welcomed the General Dental Council’s (GDC) commitment to provide greater clarity on how and when it will use its formal Fitness to Practise enforcement powers as a solution to managing serious risk to patients.

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Response 01/12/2016

MPS response to the Scottish Government’s Oral Health Plan for Scotland

MPS response to the Scottish Government’s Oral Health Plan for Scotland

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MPS welcomes this opportunity to respond to the Scottish Government’s Oral Health Plan for Scotland. The consultation is wide ranging, and MPS confines its comments to a small number of questions pertinent to our role as a protection organisation serving dentists and other members of the dental team. Read the full response below.

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Blog post 15/08/2016

Infection control

Infection control

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In addition to several references in the press to “dirty dentists” this is the month that the case of Dr D’Mello returned to the GDC. More importantly, when the case is reported in the national press it has the potential to suggest that dental surgeries may not be safe or that cross - infection standards have been disregarded. One way to avoid such suspicion is to share your infection control routines with your patients at an early stage when they first come for treatment; adopt an “open house” policy.

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Case study 11/05/2016

When work threatens to destroy your life

When work threatens to destroy your life

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I’m the sort of person that cares too much and becomes emotionally committed to my patients. While kind and caring patients appreciate this, when a patient sets out to destroy you it takes over your own life instead...

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Case study 17/03/2016

More than I bargained for

More than I bargained for

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I didn’t really want to work for anyone else when I graduated, I just liked the idea of being my own boss and so I found my own premises to set up in. I’m happy still with the decisions and choices I made, although it came with challenges...

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FAQ 07/03/2016

Antibiotic Prophylaxis FAQs

Antibiotic Prophylaxis FAQs

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Here you can find some of the most common questions surrounding antibiotic prophylaxis, and read our advice on this and NICE guidance.

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