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

    In this edition Dr Andrew Walker discusses how you can reduce your risk of periodontal claims and complaints. Plus we identify some of the common pitfalls that arise when dental practices employ staff, and suggest how you might address those issues in your own practice. 

    Members can download a copy below.
  • 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.
  • Here For You - May 2017


    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.

© 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.