Dental Protection Limited (DPL) is a member of The Medical Protection Society Limited (MPS) group of companies.  Dental health professionals are able to apply to become dental members of MPS, served by DPL, with access to all the benefits of membership which are set out in MPS’s Memorandum and Articles of Association.

We are a mutual (not-for-profit) organisation and we are owned by our members; there are over 62,000 dental members over 70 countries.  We exist purely to protect and support the integrity and interest of those members.  Membership provides access to independent, reliable and authoritative advice and information 24/7, every day of the year.

We have a long history of providing indemnity and support for the dental team and with its worldwide membership has more experience of cases involving dental care professionals than any other comparable organisation in the world.

About DPL

Learn about the flexibility of discretionary indemnity, and the additional benefits it can offer when compared to insurance-based products

Benefits of Membership

Dental Protection provides support, advice and assistance in all matters that challenge a dentist's professional integrity


Publications tailored to provide an understanding of the legal and ethical principles governing the practise of dentistry


A selection of resources produced by Dental Protection that are relevant to general practice

Working Overseas

We provide dental indemnity in 70 countries and territories worldwide. If you are thinking of working in one of them, see how we can help

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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