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Webinar 30/04/2019

Recorded webinar: The business of dentistry

Recorded webinar: The business of dentistry

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Running a modern dental practice involves navigating ethical dilemmas and tackling the difficulties of clinical decision making. Join dental director Raj Rattan as he explores some key aspects of the business of dentistry, including root causes of ethical failures, areas of high risk, and models for decision making. Date: Tuesday 30 April 2019 Time: 13:00 - 14:00

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Webinar 09/04/2019

Recorded webinar: Building resilience and avoiding burnout

Recorded webinar: Building resilience and avoiding burnout

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It’s a terrible thing to experience, but burnout also has an impact on your dentolegal risk, and the safety of your patients. Join Dr Suzy Jordache and Dr David Monaghan for a webinar designed to empower you to identify and manage this very real threat that clinicians face. Date: Tuesday 9 April 2019 Time: 19.30 – 20.30

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Webinar 05/03/2019

Recorded webinar: Consent - Does yes really mean yes

Recorded webinar: Consent - Does yes really mean yes

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When it comes to obtaining valid consent, there are many key issues to consider for each patient, every time they require treatment. Join Dentolegal Consultant, Helen Kaney as she investigates when ‘yes’ really means ‘yes’ and examines the key aspects of obtaining valid consent. Date: Tuesday 5 March 2019 Time: 13:00 - 14:00

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Articles and features 22/02/2019

Top 10 elective planning tips

Top 10 elective planning tips

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When planning your elective, its essential to stay organised and have the right measures in place to help make your experience as stress free as possible. Here's our list of top 10 things to consider before and during your trip.

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Webinar 04/01/2019

Recorded webinar: Phasing down of amalgam - risk managing the impleme...

Recorded webinar: Phasing down of amalgam - risk managing the implementation of the Mercury Regulations

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This webinar will explore the background to the 2017 Mercury Regulations and discuss their implementation with particular emphasis on risk management in dental practice. Date: Wednesday 30 January 2019 Time: 13:00 - 14:00

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Articles and features 21/12/2018

The cost of claims – control through proportionality

The cost of claims – control through proportionality

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If you have ever been unfortunate enough to receive a letter of claim, you will be aware of how stressful the process can be. Another aspect is the often high sums of money involved. Stephen Preater, costs adviser at Dental Protection, is part of an expert in-house team that is dedicated to controlling the amounts sought by claimants

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Articles and features 11/12/2018

Bridging the expectation gap

Bridging the expectation gap

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Managing a patient’s expectations starts and finishes with good communication

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Articles and features 11/12/2018

The role of receptionists: a legal commentary

The role of receptionists: a legal commentary

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A recent Supreme Court decision has raised questions about the role of non-clinical staff in patient care. The judgment criticised the actions of a receptionist in an Accident and Emergency (A&E) department – Joseph McCaughley, litigation solicitor at Dental Protection, looks at the ramifications of the case

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Articles and features 30/11/2018

12 record keeping tips

12 record keeping tips

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We have made a list of the things to remember when it comes to making and retaining good patient records.

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27/11/2018

Oral cancer – making sure you’re #mouthaware

Oral cancer – making sure you’re #mouthaware

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November is mouth cancer awareness month – a cancer that currently affects over 8,300 people a year in the UK, and resulted in 2,722 people in the UK losing their life in 2017. The number of people affected by mouth cancer has increased almost 50% in the last ten years

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Case study 21/09/2018

A lacerated cheek

A lacerated cheek

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A dentist received a letter of complaint from an elderly patient who had sustained a soft tissue injury to the lining of the left cheek during the restoration of a lower left third molar three months earlier.

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Event 20/09/2018

Calling all FDs! Join us at BDIA Dental Showcase this October

Calling all FDs! Join us at BDIA Dental Showcase this October

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Dental Protection are delighted to invite all foundation dentists to join them at BDIA Dental Showcase, taking place at London’s ExCeL, 4-6 October. Find out more.

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Webinar 11/09/2018

Recorded webinar: Ethical, legal advertising: websites, social media...

Recorded webinar: Ethical, legal advertising: websites, social media and staying safe

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Managing your professional and personal imagine online can seem like a minefield. But it doesn’t need to be. Join dentolegal consultant Philip Johnstone for a webinar looking at the legal and regulatory requirements you are expected to meet, as set down by the GDC and other bodies involved in the regulation of advertising in the UK. Date: Tuesday 11 September 2018 Time: 13:00 - 14:00

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Webinar 01/08/2018

Recorded webinar: Key rules for valid consent

Recorded webinar: Key rules for valid consent

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Join dentolegal adviser Dr Len D’Cruz as he discusses the complexities and best practice around obtaining consent from patients.

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12/09/2017

Top Tips for Final Year Dental Students

Top Tips for Final Year Dental Students

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We hope you find these top tips useful. Everyone has their own ways of making life a little easier. If you would like to include a top tip on this page please click on the tab below.

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Articles and features 07/09/2017

Your Elective

Your Elective

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Protection for your elective starts here Whether you choose to stay in the UK or travel abroad for your elective, you’re in for an exciting and challenging time. This will be your first chance to exercise the skills and knowledge you’ve learned over the last few years, and to experience life in a new environment.

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22/08/2017

Top Tips From Young Dentists

Top Tips From Young Dentists

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We hope you find these top tips useful. Everyone has their own ways of making life a little easier...

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22/08/2017

It’s complicated

It’s complicated

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Simon Stone offers nine steps to ensure success and shares some cases from which we can all learn

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