Frontline surgery staff to get free emotional wellbeing support
The UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS has taken the step of extending its free and confidential support service for doctors and dentists to include the administrative staff they employ.
GDC: A brush with the law
When to tell the GDC about legal proceedings.
Environment: Making dentistry greener
If healthcare was a country it would be the fifth largest carbon emitter in the world – but a number of innovative approaches are giving cause for optimism.
Vignette: John Alcindor (1873-1924)
John Alcindor - Dedicated clinician who furthered the cause of equality throughout his career.
Feature: A more perfect language than that of words
Allan Gaw celebrates the reopening of the Hunterian Museum in London and the inspiring figure at its heart.
Ethics: The human touch
Professor Deborah Bowman defers to AI for her latest column – and the results are rather less than human.
Case file: Mobile tooth
...Mr K demands that Dr G refund his treatment costs and cover additional payments for further “remedial care”...
Case file: Alleged substandard restoration
...It is also alleged that the restorations at LR6 and LR7 were substandard with Dr F failing to completely remove decay...
Case file: Treatment abroad
...Dr C is reassured that in agreeing to see the patient she is not taking on responsibility or liability for any previous work carried out abroad....
A range of common - and not so common - queries from dental care professionals