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Guidance and support on everything you need to know to help you navigate through the challenges of dental school.

Young Practitioner Survival Guide

Guidance and help on everything you need to know as you get started in your career as a dental practitioner, including:

• Record keeping and consent checklist
• Tips on managing stress
• Advice on finding your first job

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Dental Student Australia

Professional support and expert advice  tailored to the needs of dental students. Featuring articles on:

• Your obligations under the national law with social media
• Managing anxiety in patients – and you
• New case studies

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Case study

Practical tools and tips to minimise risk and deliver improved patient care. Topics include:

• Building Resilience and Avoiding Burnout
• Dental Records for Dental Practitioners
• Mastering Consent & Shared Decision Making
• Mastering Adverse Outcomes
• Mastering Difficult Interactions
• Mastering Your Risk

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Dental Protection members can access this content via our online learning platform PRISM. Recent webinars include:

• What does the new standard on record keeping mean for me?
• Managing patients who claim drug allergy – unlearning what you learned at University
• Reducing dentolegal risk – the art of the apology


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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. (“ADAWA”).
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 (“MDANI”), ABN 56 058 271 417, AFS Licence No. 238073. MDANI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MDA National Limited, ABN 67 055 801 771. DPLA is a Corporate Authorised Representative of MDANI with CAR No. 326134. For such Dental Protection members, by agreement with MDANI, DPLA provides point-of-contact member services, case management and colleague-to-colleague support.
Dental Protection members who are also ADAWA members need to apply for, and where applicable maintain, an individual Dental Indemnity Policy underwritten by MDANI, which is available in accordance with the provisions of ADAWA membership.
None of ADAWA, DPL, DPLA and MPS are insurance companies. Dental Protection® is a registered trademark of MPS.

Before making a decision to buy or hold any products issued by MDANI, please consider your personal circumstances and the Important Information, Policy Wording and any supplementary documentation available by contacting the DPL membership team on 1800 444 542 or via email.