Considering working abroad?

We are unique

We are unique in the fact that we are the only UK-based defence organisation to serve members internationally. We have members in over 70 countries worldwide, which gives us a wide experience of dental cases and may allow your membership to travel with you.

If you are planning on working abroad you should be able to transfer your membership quickly and easily. Simply contact our Membership Operations team by telephone on 0800 561 9000 or by email

Or you can always get in touch with the Dental Protection international contacts:

 Australia  Hong Kong
 Ireland  Israel
 Kenya  Malaysia
 New Zealand  Singapore
 South Africa  West Indies
 Other Countries  

Working in Australia

Our article, Working in Australia explore the work opportunities for new graduates in Australia, which continues to be one of the most popular destinations for UK graduates to work. Since publication, Australia has adopted National Registration and members are advised to familiarise themselves with the details available at

You may also like to read New to Oz? A brief guide to practising in Australia, which briefly describes the processes involved if you are interested in working down under.

Dental Protection has offices in Brisbane and Melbourne, which can make arranging your indemnity in Australia an easy process.

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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