Sepsis following a bacterial infection from a dental condition or treatment is rare, but it is possible for this life-threatening condition to occur if patients are not managed appropriately.
The General Dental Council states that, as dental professionals, we must follow the guidance on medical emergencies and training updates issued by the Resuscitation Council (UK).
When communication breaks down, its impact is felt across the practice and recovery can be difficult. This article looks at common communication challenges, and the strategies to resolve them.
Dental professionals are required to make and keep accurate dental records of care provided to patients. In addition to the items listed below, you should ensure that patient records are accurate, complete, legible, up to date, stored and shared appropriately.