Don't get caught out on indemnity cover
You wouldn't drive a car or go on an expensive holiday without insurance, so it's vital healthcare professionals don't practise without appropriate indemnity cover in place.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Advice: "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.
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...