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DPL produces regular risk management publications, advising and supporting dental members around the world and in all stages of their careers.
Please email if you would like to request a copy of one our publications. Alternatively, a full archive is available to members by logging into Prism
  • Here For You - May 2017


    We have been protecting Australian practitioners for over 45 years. Your membership means you are part of the world’s largest professional indemnity organisation for all registered dental healthcare professionals.

  • Riskwise Australia - March 2017

    In this edition:

    Raj Pattni looks at the best strategies to adopt if you suddenly find yourself in the local press as a result of a patient contacting them.

    Is it acceptable to use your phone to share dental images with colleagues online? Dr Philip Johnstone looks at the advantages of digital photography and the potential dentolegal pitfalls

    Members can read the current edition and browse through a library of our publications on Prism, our online learning platform, or download a copy below.
  • Dental Student Australia - January 2017

    The latest edition of Dental Student, our risk management magazine for our dental student members in Australia, includes:

    EXTRACTIONS AND ORAL SURGERY Dr Janet Scott suggests some strategies to keep you out of trouble.

    INCREASING PATIENT SATISFACTION Dr Rochelle Yong Gee describes a patient-centred approach to dentistry.

    PROFESSIONALISM IN DENTISTRY Dr Akhil Chandra explores dentistry as a business and the dangers of social media.
  • The Young Dentist Magazine Australia - October 2016

    The latest issue gives more advice for young dentists and expert guidance during the early stages of your career, including:

    Extractions and oral surgery - Dr Janet Scott
    Increasing patient satisfaction - Dr Rochelle Yong Gee
    Professionalism in dentistry - Dr Akhil Chandra

    You can also find out more on, our international website for young dentists by young dentists.

    You can download the current edition below.
  • Success – Annual Review 2016 - June 2016

    The theme of this year's annual review is Success,and develops an understanding of what factors contribute to both success and failure in the profession. 

    Contents include:

    • What does success look like? – Examining the elements of success, a keynote article by Dr Kevin Lewis
    • The Language of Success – Dr Raj Rattan examines the boundaries of language and the perception of failure and success 
    • Surgical Success – Nine case studies and the lessons we can learn 
    • Is Your Life in Perfect Balance? – How to recognise an imbalance in time dedciated to home and work, and the ways this can be managed 
    Members can read the current edition and browse through a library of our publications on Prism, our E-learning platform, or download a copy below.

©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.