Xtraordinary benefits

Reduced subscriptions for practice clinicians

We believe that a DPL Xtra practice will work with us to maintain a safer environment for all those DPL members in their team. We reward this commitment by reducing the subscriptions payable by dentists, hygienists, therapists, orthodontic therapists, and clinical dental technicians working in the practice.

Free indemnity for employed, non registered staff including practice managers, trainee dental nurses and receptionists is also included with DPL Xtra.

DPL now offers discounted subscriptions for DPL Xtra foundation trainers. Please contact Member Services for more information.

To view typical subscription savings, visit our subscription rates page

Free membership for all employed, registered dental nurses and dental technicians

The number of complaints and GDC investigations involving dental nurses and dental technicians are on the increase and 80% of all cases handled by DPL aren’t related to clinical negligence. Having indemnity for clinical negligence alone simply isn’t enough. DPL Xtra gives you the peace of mind that all your employed, registered dental nurses and dental technicians have full membership with DPL including additional risks and accountability such as GDC investigations, complaints and inquests.

Online support for practice managers

Keeping up-to-date with the ever-changing employment and health and safety legislation can be challenging, but failing to do so can be costly. DPL understands that many practices will not have the resources, or the time to review complex new legislation and how to implement it. DPL Xtra aims to overcome this in a number of ways.

DPL Xtra Practice Manager Website
A one-stop shop that can keep you up-to-date with the latest developments of which every healthcare provider needs to be aware (RRP £390 per annum but free to DPL Xtra members).

Click here to access the DPL Xtra Practice Manager Website (log in required).

A regular e-publication specifically designed to support the business needs of practice managers and practice principals.

Risk management support for the whole dental team

Dental Protection believes that prevention is better than cure. The DPL Xtra practice programme provides a wide range of free or heavily discounted risk management solutions from interactive CD-ROMs and seminars, to practice visits and e-publications which are suitable for all members of the dental team. This educational resource also provides up to 50 hours of verifiable CPD for all the registered members of the team.

Free risk management with DPL Xtra

Practice management seminars
An exclusive free benefit to DPL Xtra practice managers and practice principals these seminars are designed for practice principals and managers to attend together to create a practice environment which fosters a management culture that helps keep risk under control.

Risk Management and Ethics CD-ROMs
A comprehensive range of modules from periodontal disease to computerised records and confidentiality to personal conduct with over 21 hours verifiable CPD available.

Key Skills CD-ROM
The Risk Management and Communications module was developed in conjunction with Dental Protection and is part of a seven disc interactive series produced by the FGDP (UK) and Smile-on Ltd. This module retails at over £50 (inc VAT) but is free to a DPL Xtra practice.

Discounted risk management with DPL Xtra

Communication in Dentistry
Six interactive CD-ROMs developed in collaboration with Smile-on covering all aspects of communication within the practice, perfect for training the whole team. This includes six hours of verifiable CPD for up to five team members. RRP £700 (inc VAT). DPL Xtra price £470 (inc VAT).

Discounted DPL Seminars
15% discount on tickets for DPL conferences and seminars including Horizons and the Premier Symposium.

Learn more about these events on our DPL Xtra events page

Decontamination and Infection Control*
A training day for the whole team in association with schülke which will help practices to comply with the latest guidelines in this field. RRP £599+VAT. DPL Xtra price £299+VAT.

Safe Practice HealthCheck
A unique full day on-site risk assessment includes record card audit and report, and a review of the practice’s in-house complaints procedures. RRP: £1,200 (inc VAT). DPL Xtra price £480 (inc VAT).

Once your application is accepted, you will receive your own DPL Xtra toolkit detailing in full all the membership benefits and how to access them.

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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