It’s estimated that around 1 in 7 adults have experienced high levels of dental anxiety following a visit to their dentist, with the problem affecting more women than men. Those who suffer from a dental phobia often avoid any appointments for a number of years and this type of anxiety will usually result in a […]
There’s a number of recurring myths surrounding dental health which may prevent you from visiting your dentist for a check-up. Brush up your knowledge on these 5 fictional facts… You’ll know when you need a filling People believe that once you experience toothache then it’s a sign that you have tooth decay and time to […]
The Dentists’ regulator, the GDC, has issued guidelines which currently state that dentists are ethically required to have appropriate professional insurance or indemnity cover provided by a Defence Organisation. This cover is supposed to provide protection to dentists’ patients should the patients have the misfortune of suffering negligent dental treatment, and should allow patients to obtain adequate compensation for the harm they have suffered.
A leading dental negligence practise is warning former patients of disgraced Nottingham dentist, Desmond D’Mello, to beware of non-specialist law firms ‘touting for business’ following the recent news of malpractice at the surgery.
In a case of dental negligence that can only be described as shocking, a dentist in Nottingham has seemingly failed to take the most basic of precautions to prevent cross infection over a period of 32 years thus endangering the lives of thousands.