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Conference Programme 2024


Record-keeping in the real world of general dental practice

17 May 2024
Enhanced CPD Theatre
A , B
Record-keeping in the real world of general dental practice

Learning Content

In this session, George will provide an overview of the dento-legal aspects of clinical record keeping, including case examples demonstrating where clinical records have helped and hindered defending patient complaints.

Learning Aims

Understand what constitutes a dental record, its functions and importance. - Identify why we don’t always keep good records and some of the more common pitfalls - List practical tips to help improve record keeping.

Learning Objectives

Understand what a dental record is and the role it plays in supporting clinical practice - Understand the standards and principles underpinning dental record keeping - Understand how the dental team can support clinical record keeping - Introduce the use of a structure and checklist to assist with clinical record keeping.
George Wright, Deputy Dental Director - Dental Protection