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Viewpoint: A lifetime perspective
MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny explores the importance of having a lifetime perspective to provide the best possible advice and support service to our members.
These cases are based on actual calls made to MDDUS advisers and are published here to highlight common challenges within dental practice. Details have been changed to maintain confidentiality.
Practice management: One of my employees is pregnant – what do we both need to do?
Employment law adviser Janice Sibbald offers advice on the responsibilities of both employer and employee during pregnancy.
"VUCA” – and the secret to surviving in uncertain times
Dental Business Coach Alun Rees shares some insight into surviving during Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous times.
Professional pitfalls in social media use
Risk adviser Kay Louise Grant highlights the importance of being aware of professional expectations on how we behave online.
Clinical photography: know the risks
Clinical photography is a common feature of dental practice – but are you aware of the risks? Dental adviser Neena Manek offers advice.
Dental tourism: picking up the pieces
Travelling overseas in search of the perfect smile has become a growing trend. But what are dentists' obligations regarding patients who have sought dental treatment abroad? Dental adviser Moira Duncan explains.
Helping homeless people smile again
Dr Ghassan Radi talks about his pioneering project providing dental services to the homeless community
Pitfalls in the management of dental trauma
How confident are you in treating patients who present with dental trauma? Restorative dentistry specialist Aws Alani offers practical advice.
Dental case study: Exercising clinical judgement
...the dentist has concerns about the orthodontist's recommended treatment but the patient demands she carries it out...
Dental case study: Fractured tuberosity
...The claim alleges that Ms R should have been given specific warnings regarding the risk of a fractured tuberosity...
Dental case study: Persistent gingival swelling
...Mrs L, a smoker, presents with painful swollen gums, bleeding and swollen lymph nodes, and the dentist suspects periodontal infection...
Feature: How the physician to the gladiators became the father of modern medicine
Allan Gaw tells the story of Galen, the legendary doctor who changed the face of medicine
Ethics: A girl I used to know - on Derry Girls and ethical development
Professor Deborah Bowman watches hit TV series Derry Girls and reflects on the way our values and ethical principles develop from childhood to adulthood.
Book choice: Hybrid Humans - Dispatches from the frontiers of man and machine
Book review of Hybrid Humans - Dispatches from the frontiers of man and machine
Vignette: John T Shepherd (1919-2011)
Leading figure in cardiovascular physiology.
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Insight Dental is published quarterly and distributed to MDDUS members through the UK who work in dental care