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Booking is now open for Young Dentist Conference

Friday 11 and Saturday 12 May 2018

Why choose Dental Protection?

We have more than 68,000 dental members in Australia and internationally
98% of our attendees would strongly recommend our interactive workshops

Latest Publications

  • The Young Dentist Magazine Australia - October 2017

    The latest issue gives more advice and guidance for dentists in the the early stages of their career, including:

    • Coping with stress - Dr Annalene Weston looks at how to recognise the signs and manage your stress levels
    • CPD - Dr Nicole Stott offers guidance on choosing courses
    • Do no harm - Dr Simra Azher looks at dental study of care
    • Team working - Dr Huyen Hoang looks at the importance of working as a team

    You can download the current edition below.

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© 2017 The Medical Protection Society Limited

DPL Australia Pty Ltd (“DPLA”) is registered in Australia with ABN 24 092 695 933. Dental Protection Limited (“DPL”) is registered in England (No. 2374160) and along with DPLA is part of the Medical Protection Society Limited (“MPS”) group of companies. MPS is registered in England (No. 36142). Both DPL and MPS have their registered office at Level 19, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG. DPL serves and supports the dental members of MPS. All the benefits of MPS membership are discretionary, as set out in MPS’s Memorandum and Articles of Association. “Dental Protection member” in Australia means a non-indemnity dental member of MPS. Dental Protection members may hold membership independently or in conjunction with membership of the Australian Dental Association (W.A. Branch) Inc. (“ADA WA”).

Dental Protection members who hold membership independently need to apply for, and where applicable maintain, an individual Dental Indemnity Policy underwritten by MDA National Insurance Pty Ltd (“MDA”), ABN 56 058 271 417, AFS Licence No. 238073. DPLA is a Corporate Authorised Representative of MDA with CAR No. 326134. For such Dental Protection members, by agreement with MDA, DPLA provides point-of-contact member services, case management and colleague-to-colleague support.

Dental Protection members who are also ADA WA members need to apply for, and where applicable maintain, an individual Dental Indemnity Policy underwritten by MDA, which is available in accordance with the provisions of ADA WA membership.

None of ADA WA, DPL, DPLA and MPS are insurance companies. Dental Protection® is a registered trademark of MPS.