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Dentolegal advice +64 9 579 8001

We understand the ever-changing challenges you face as a dental professional and have a range of services to suit you. Whatever stage you’re at in your career, we provide the right support for you.

Need to update your details or renew your membership?

Benefits of membership

Advice and legal representation

You can request advice and legal representation for disciplinary and regulatory proceedings (e.g. DCNZ), HDC inquiries and criminal investigations related to your professional practice.

Complaints support

Help responding to and resolving patient complaints

Dentolegal advice

Dentolegal advice line including out of hours emergency support 24/7

Expert legal team

Access to a dedicated expert legal team which includes dentolegal consultants and lawyers

Professional development workshops and online courses

CPD available through workshops and online seminars to develop your communication and risk management skills

Risk management resources

Access to online publications and case reports

Confidential counselling service

Access to our confidential counselling service to support you through a stressful situation you may be experiencing

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Help with unwanted media attention

Expert support including preparing statements and responding to the media on your behalf 

Clinical negligence

You can request indemnity for clinical negligence claims (although rare in New Zealand due to ACC) and Good Samaritan acts worldwide

Making the most of your membership


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Understanding your membership

Please take the time to read the guide to your responsibilities as a member.

Get in contact now if you need to update your details.

Tel: +64 9 579 8001

Email: [email protected]

It is important to keep your details up to date, as any missing or inaccurate information could affect your right to request assistance and, in some circumstances, can result in your membership being cancelled.


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