About to graduate?

Click here if you are about to graduate in Scotland. 

Become a graduate member and receive a whole range of benefits and support preparing you for your future career. Graduate membership costs £15 and gives you 14 months indemnity from when you start work.

We know you have a lot on your plate during your final year but we recommend you try and organise your graduate membership as soon as you can to take full advantage of the membership package.

Don't forget... all practising dentists in the UK are now required by the GDC to be a member of a defence organisation. To join, print the PDF application and return it to the freepost address shown on the form.

Benefits of graduate membership:

  • 14 months extended indemnity
    You receive 14 months indemnity from the date you start work - an extra 2 months indemnity for free. During this time you can seek assistance from us with any claims for negligence, damages and associated legal costs.
  • The class yearbook
    This extremely popular gift perfectly captures your time at dental school.
  • Dento-legal helpline
    To prevent any sleepless nights, you will have access to our experienced team of over 50 dento-legal advisers, including an emergency helpline available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Riskmatters, a specialist publication for young dentists
    A biannual publication, covers a broad range of risk management issues, with a specific focus on the current issues faced by young dentists
  • £15 discount off the subscription price of Dental Update magazine for your Foundation Year. This also gives you free online access to Dental Update for a year. 

Your Future USB

Dental Protection understands that final year is a hectic time for you and we want to support you as much as possible, now and as you prepare to start work. Although working life may seem a long way off - your final year will be increasingly busy and it's good to get as prepared as possible. This is why we have created Your Future USB - your final year pack tailored to your needs and filled with advice and useful information for a successful future. 

Discount offers

Get prepared for your exams with special discounts off books and online revision plus other special offers.

As part of your graduate membership you receive an exclusive £15 discount off the subscription of Dental Update magazine for your foundation year.

Exclusive member discounts are available from Dental Update magazine, Optiloupe, PasTest, Elsevier, Oxford University Press and Rough Guides.

Click here for more details.

Your membership can travel with you!

Many graduates consider working abroad as an option following qualification and FD/VT. Dental Protection is the only UK-based protection organisation that operates internationally.

We have over 64,000 members in 70 countries worldwide so it is likely we will be able to indemnify you in your chosen destination.

Click here for further information.

Here to help!

We understand this is a hectic time for you so we want to support you as much as possible now and as you start work. Please get in touch with your school regional marketing coordinator if you have any questions regarding membership or need advice or assistance about preparing for work.

If an incident occurs or you would like to speak to a dento-legal adviser, please contact us

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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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