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for Professional Excellence 2017

319478_ticksmall1Win $1500
319478_ticksmall1Have your work recognised by colleagues around the country
319478_ticksmall1Share your expertise to benefit the profession 
If you have graduated dental school in the last six years, and are invested in the future of dentistry and patient care, then we want to hear from you.

The Young Dentist Award for Professional Excellence competition is entering its third year, and continues the search for the most talented and passionate practitioners to share their insight.

We want you to share your personal and professional perspective on risk management, in the form of an article on one of the following topics:
  • Ethics
  • Professionalism
  • Record keeping
  • Cross infection control
  • Team working
  • Consent
  • Communication
  • Confidentiality
  • Health and safety
How to enter

To enter, submit your article of 1000 to 1500 words to by 16 July 2017.

Along with a cash prize of $1500, the winning entry will also appear in our publications, and be seen by colleagues around the country. The winner will also receive two complimentary tickets to the Young Dentist Conference+ which is being held in Sydney on 19 August 2017.

See additional information and full terms and conditions

Submit your article

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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.