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Publications

DPL produces regular risk management publications, advising and supporting dental members around the world and in all stages of their careers.
Please email enquries@dentalprotection.org if you would like to request a copy of one our publications. Alternatively, a full archive is available to members by logging into Prism
  • 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 theyoungdentist.com, 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.
  • The Complete Package - May 2016

    DPL serves and protects more of the world’s dentists and other dental health professionals than any other equivalent organisation.

    Currently, DPL has around 66,000 dental members. Outside the UK, more of these members are in Australia than in any other country.

  • Teamwise Australia - May 2016

    In this edition Dr Kevin Lewis considers the correct course of action to be taken when various kinds of oral pathology are discovered in clinical practice. Plus, find out the best strategies to avoid a complaint, or even being sued.

    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.