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Dealing with challenging patients

Having the skills to effectively manage patient interactions - especially the more challenging ones - is a vital attribute for all dental professionals.

In focus

Advisory calls

A difficult patient interaction

A practice principal DDU member contacted the advice line after a difficult interaction with a patient about NHS charges for treatment.

In focus

Expanding your horizons: portfolio careers and dento-legal work

Have you ever considered broadening your horizons? Two of the DDU's own advisers explore and explain the benefits of a varied portfolio career.


Latest DDU webinars: remote consultations and employment law

Our latest webinars cover the dento-legal aspects of remote consultations, challenging patients and employment law. Watch the full recordings again here and earn CPD.


Foundation year dentists on working during the pandemic

The DDU caught up with two foundation dentist members, Dr Blanche Kadjo and Dr Laura Maddison, to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic upon their working lives.

"The pandemic has definitely opened up a new way of working in the dental sphere."