What is professional protection and why is it so important?
Once you have completed your training, you’ll start putting into practice what you’ve learned throughout your years at dental school.
Professional protection, known as indemnity, can assist you with any dentolegal problems that might arise from your work as a dentist throughout your whole career. This can include patient complaints, claims for compensation or referrals to the HPCSA.
For many dentists’ indemnity is compulsory and is there to protect you from financial or personal loss if something should go wrong. Without indemnity you could end up being asked to pay compensation, as well as any legal costs.