Dental nurse indemnity

What are the benefits of individual DDU membership for dental nurses? Dento-legal adviser Sarah Ide explains all.

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On your side, by your side

When you need dento-legal assistance, the DDU can guide, support and defend you every step of the way.

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Head of the DDU John Makin shares his experiences of travelling to Tanzania with volunteers for the dental charity Bridge2Aid.

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An incident involving an agency dental nurse raised questions about responsibility and liability for a DDU member.

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It is in everyone's interest for differences to be resolved quickly and amicably before they become disruptive.

Practice management

Dealing with disputes at work

When disagreements between dental professionals become protracted or ill-tempered there are no easy wins, says John Makin.

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Patients having treatment abroad

Debbie Herbst offers some top tips on managing patients who have had treatment outside the UK.

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The Private Dentistry (Wales) Regulations 2017

Lesley Taylor reminds private practitioners in Wales of their obligations under the Private Dentistry (Wales) Regulations 2017.

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