Unum Dental offers goodwill gesture to policy members in recognition of lockdown appointment delays

Unum Dental is giving policy members an Amazon e-voucher in recognition that they could not access surgeries or use some of their policy benefits while dental practices were closed during the first...

Can you force staff to have the covid vaccination?

Sarah Buxton considers the legal issues surrounding vaccination.

Straightening out risks

Martin Foster discusses the medicolegal risks associated with orthodontics.

Dentists denied Covid-19 loss-of-earnings claim advised to check their insurance policy

The door has been opened for dental practices and other small businesses to make or resubmit an insurance claim for loss of income arising from Covid-19 restrictions last year. At an appeal hearing...

Choosing the right indemnity for you

Diane Rochford discusses the options available to hygienists and therapists.

Supreme Court supports small firms over business interruption insurance claims

January 15, 2021 saw the Supreme Court back many small firms including dental practices over business interruption insurance claims, reports the National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants...

Dental Protection and BADT announce partnership

Dental Protection and the British Association of Dental Therapists have announced a partnership, including a 15 per cent discount for BADT members on their Dental Protection subscription.

Majority of dental professionals feel that patients have been understanding of changes during the pandemic

The majority (95 per cent) of dental professionals surveyed stated that patients have been understanding of the changes that have been made during the pandemic, according to new research published by...

DDU welcomes fairer system for dealing with GDC concerns in Scotland

The DDU has welcomed a new system for dealing with low-level concerns about dental professionals in Scotland.

Dental Protection responds to Healthwatch report on dentistry during Covid-19

Dental Protection has defended dentists following the publication of a new Healthwatch report on dentistry and the impact of Covid-19.

Dental Protection and College of General Dentistry announce partnership

Dental Protection and the College of General Dentistry have announced the establishment of a partnership which includes a discount on Dental Protection subscription fees for members of the college.

MDDUS advice to dental members in England following confirmation of a second lockdown

MDDUS welcomes the clear advice provided by Sara Hurley, the chief dental officer for England, and the OCDO that the national lockdown in England announced by the prime minister at the weekend (and...