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Publications

DPL produces regular risk management publications, advising and supporting dental members around the world and in all stages of their careers.
Please email enquries@dentalprotection.org if you would like to request a copy of one our publications. Alternatively, a full archive is available to members by logging into Prism
  • The Young Dentist Magazine Australia - October 2017

    The latest issue gives more advice and guidance for dentists in the the early stages of their career, including:

    Coping with stress - Dr Annalene Weston looks at how to recognise the signs and manage your stress levels
    CPD - Dr Nicole Stott offers guidance on choosing courses
    Do no harm - Dr Simra Azher looks at dental study of care
    Team working - Dr Huyen Hoang looks at the importance of working as a team

    You can download the current edition below.
  • Dental Student Australia - July 2017

    The latest edition of Dental Student, our risk management magazine for our dental student members in Australia, includes:

    ADSA PRESIDENT REPORT An update on the year's activities so far from Nicole Contemplacion, President of the Australian Dental Students' Association.

    A GROUP EFFORT Dental Protection member Dr Christine Phan discusses the importance of teamwork.

    YOUNG DENTIST CONFERENCE+ 2017 A preview of this year's conference, taking place in Sydney on 19 Aug.
  • Teamwise Australia - June 2017

    In this edition of Teamwise Australia you will find a comprehensive guide to oral cancer, helping you to spot the warning signs and also best practice for reporting suspicious lesions. There is also a range of articles covering dentolegal topics that will assist you in your daily practice.

    Members can read the current edition and browse through a library of our publications on Prism, our E-learning platform, or download a copy below.
  • Here For You - May 2017

    RENEWING YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2017/18

    We have been protecting Australian practitioners for over 45 years. Your membership means you are part of the world’s largest professional indemnity organisation for all registered dental healthcare professionals.

  • Riskwise Australia - March 2017

    In this edition:

    Raj Pattni looks at the best strategies to adopt if you suddenly find yourself in the local press as a result of a patient contacting them.

    Is it acceptable to use your phone to share dental images with colleagues online? Dr Philip Johnstone looks at the advantages of digital photography and the potential dentolegal pitfalls

    Members can read the current edition and browse through a library of our publications on Prism, our online learning platform, or download a copy below.
  • Success – Annual Review 2016 - June 2016

    The theme of this year's annual review is Success,and develops an understanding of what factors contribute to both success and failure in the profession. 

    Contents include:

    • What does success look like? – Examining the elements of success, a keynote article by Dr Kevin Lewis
    • The Language of Success – Dr Raj Rattan examines the boundaries of language and the perception of failure and success 
    • Surgical Success – Nine case studies and the lessons we can learn 
    • Is Your Life in Perfect Balance? – How to recognise an imbalance in time dedciated to home and work, and the ways this can be managed 
    Members can read the current edition and browse through a library of our publications on Prism, our E-learning platform, or download a copy below.

© 2017 The Medical Protection Society Limited

DPL Australia Pty Ltd (“DPLA”) is registered in Australia with ABN 24 092 695 933. Dental Protection Limited (“DPL”) is registered in England (No. 2374160) and along with DPLA is part of the Medical Protection Society Limited (“MPS”) group of companies. MPS is registered in England (No. 36142). Both DPL and MPS have their registered office at Level 19, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG. DPL serves and supports the dental members of MPS. All the benefits of MPS membership are discretionary, as set out in MPS’s Memorandum and Articles of Association. “Dental Protection member” in Australia means a non-indemnity dental member of MPS. Dental Protection members may hold membership independently or in conjunction with membership of the Australian Dental Association (W.A. Branch) Inc. (“ADA WA”).

Dental Protection members who hold membership independently need to apply for, and where applicable maintain, an individual Dental Indemnity Policy underwritten by MDA National Insurance Pty Ltd (“MDA”), ABN 56 058 271 417, AFS Licence No. 238073. DPLA is a Corporate Authorised Representative of MDA with CAR No. 326134. For such Dental Protection members, by agreement with MDA, DPLA provides point-of-contact member services, case management and colleague-to-colleague support.

Dental Protection members who are also ADA WA members need to apply for, and where applicable maintain, an individual Dental Indemnity Policy underwritten by MDA, which is available in accordance with the provisions of ADA WA membership.

None of ADA WA, DPL, DPLA and MPS are insurance companies. Dental Protection® is a registered trademark of MPS.