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For Professional Excellence 2019

319478_ticksmall1Win $1500
319478_ticksmall1Have your work recognised by colleagues around the country
319478_ticksmall1Share your experience

If you have graduated from 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 Dental Practitioner Award for Professional Excellence competition continues this year, searching for the most talented and passionate dental professionals to share their insight.

For your chance to win, give 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 Sunday 18 August 2019.

This competition is open to all  dentists, prosthetists, hygienists, therapists and oral health therapists who have graduated from an Australian Dental School in the last six years.

Along with a cash prize of $1500, the winning entry will also appear in our publications, and be seen by colleagues around the country.

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. 00036142). 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.