Risk management is important for dental practitioners and dental practices to understand and apply in order to avoid liability exposure while providing quality services. Many risks are preventable, and identifying the potential areas of risk protects the dental practitioner, the dental practice and the patient.  These risk management documents, and links to relevant guidelines from the Dental Board Of Australia, provide a broad overview of elements of clinical risk and clinical risk management relevant to dental practitioners and dental practices.

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Additional Information On Infection Control

In NSW, the Dental Council has stated that it continues to receive an increasing number of complaints about dentists, hygienists and prosthetists regarding deficiencies in infection control protocols within dental surgeries. These deficiencies relate to the cleaning, sterilisation and storage of instruments.  More information can be found here on their website.  They also state that all dental practitioners should acquaint themselves with the Dental Board of Australia’s Guidelines on Infection Control and that a number of resources have been made available on the Council’s web site relating to infection control and practitioner obligations in relation to this matter.


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Experien General Insurance Services provides these complimentary resources to clients but accepts no liability for their usage or if they become out of date. Dentist must satisfy themselves that they are adhering to the required professional standards at all times.
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