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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.
  • Teamwise Australia - June 2018

    In this edition of Teamwise Australia we assess the risks associated with attempting to prevent oral disease, such as periodontal disease. We also discuss recent and proposed changes to registration standards and guidelines by the Dental Board of Australia.

    Members can download a copy below.
  • Riskwise Australia - May 2018

    In this edition, we provide a comprehensive overview of how to maintain an effective standard of infection prevention and control in your approach to record keeping. This article on page 4 highlights that in addition to ensuring that dental records are accurate and contemporaneous, the infection control protocol within the clinical setting is also worthy of further consideration.

    Members can download a copy below.
  • Your guide to member benefits - April 2018

    Making the most of your membership

    When you are a member of Dental Protection, you have access to a variety of benefits designed to protect you throughout your career, not just if something goes wrong.

    Before a complaint arises, before an issue escalates; we are here to protect you.

    Your guide to member benefits outlines the vast range of resources you can use to help manage your risk, receive expert help when you need it, and practise with confidence throughout your career.

  • 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 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.