Who we are, what we do and how we support the whole dental team; something we've been doing for over a century

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A member may request advice and assistance with patient complaints, including Dental Council matters. Any member who receives correspondence from the Dental Council which requires their observation or comments is advised to seek advice and assistance from Dental Protection in relation to this.

Make the most of your membership

Let us know if your contact details change and continue to take advantage of all the member benefits. Simply click here to update your details or contact our Member Operations Service Centre on 1800 509 441 (lo-call number) between 8.00am and 6.30pm Monday to Friday. Calls to the Member Operations Service Centre may be recorded for monitoring and training purposes.

Looking for e-learning?

Prism, our new e-learning portal is now live! More details can be found within the Risk Management section of the website.

Click here to register and log in.

Horizons 2015

We are pleased to present another series of the popular Horizons evening roadshows taking place throughout Ireland in January 2015

Sharps Regulations 2014

The new sharps regulations came in to force in Ireland in March this year. The European Union (Prevention of Sharps Injuries in the Healthcare Sector) Regulations 2014.

Clinical Indemnity Scheme FAQ's

The CIS was established to ensure that patients, who are harmed as a result of substandard care in public hospitals/clinics, are compensated.

Become a member

Join the 64,000 members worldwide who currently benefit from our dental indemnity

News & Events

Our latest news, press releases and responses to public consultations plus details of upcoming DPL events

Communication skills workshops

We are pleased to offer the highly interactive and internationally renowned Mastering series of workshops

Risk Management

Our publications provide a regular review of the legal and ethical aspects of dentistry together with sound risk management advice

RPII Position Statements

The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland has published two new position statements, which amend its Code of Practice


Introducing a new scheme which rewards members in Ireland for participation in risk management activities - Find out more here

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions for members practising in Ireland

Complaints Handling

A guide to handling complaints, including a draft complaints procedure and frequently asked questions

Dental Council - updated codes of ethics and guidance

The Dental Council has recently approved the following guidance and decisions

Display of Fees

The Dental Council issued the Code of Practice making it mandatory from 1 June 2011, for dentists to display private fees in in the practice

Dental Protection Limited is registered in England (No. 2374160) and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Medical Protection Society Limited (MPS) which is registered in England (No.36142). Both companies use Dental Protection as a trading name and have their registered office at 33 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0PS.

Dental Protection Limited serves and supports the dental members of MPS with access to the full range of benefits of membership, which are all discretionary, and set out in MPS’s Memorandum and Articles of Association. MPS is not an insurance company. Dental Protection® is a registered trademark of MPS.

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