Issue 13

Spring 2019

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Good record keeping

They are the basis for effective patient care and have an important dento-legal purpose - but what makes good dental records, and what else do dental professionals need to consider?

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Overcoming barriers to communication

Effective communication is an essential part of the practice of dentistry. It can help improve both clinician and patient satisfaction and also help reduce the risk of complaints.


Dentistry and Damocles: the perception of threats to practice

Despite the perceived fears hanging over the heads of dental professionals, there are positives to be taken from the improvements in the climate in which they work.

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Appropriate advertising: advice on selling yourself

Although the principles of advertising seem fairly straightforward, it's important not to misrepresent yourself, your skills or your services - accidentally or otherwise.