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Membership for your foundation year

With your time at dental school coming to an end, your thoughts are no doubt turning to your foundation year. While this can be daunting, you’re never on your own with Dental Protection in your corner.

For just £10, you’re in experienced hands, with a provider who works tirelessly to give you the best support, advice and training possible.


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Get a free Dental Yearbook when you graduate

In addition to the many benefits of being a member, when you renew with us, you’ll get a Dental school Yearbook worth £25. It’s a great reminder of your study year and we’re sure your friends and family will love it too.


What is indemnity and why choose Dental Protection?

Professional protection, also known as indemnity, can help you with any dentolegal issues that may arise from both your time as a foundation dentist and throughout your whole career. This can be anything from patient complaints, to claims and referrals, and disciplinary and regulatory proceedings relating to your professional practice.

Your foundation dentist member benefits

Advice and legal representation

The right to request advice and legal representation for disciplinary and regulatory proceedings and criminal investigations related to your professional practice

Clinical negligence

The right to request indemnity for clinical negligence claims (not covered by NHS indemnity) and Good Samaritan acts worldwide

Expert legal team

Access to a dedicated expert legal team which may include clinical negligence solicitors, dentolegal consultants and professional claims managers

Confidential counselling service

Access to confidential counselling at no additional cost, via our trusted partners ICAS

Professional development workshops and online courses

Workshops, online courses and webinars with accredited CPD to develop your communication and risk management skills

Help with unwanted media attention

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

Dentolegal advice

Dentolegal advice line including out of hours emergency support 24/7. Access to the advice line is unlimited, and the number of times you call has no impact on your subscription rate

Complaints support

Help responding to and resolving patient complaints

Risk management resources

Access to online publications and case studies

Don't just take our word for it...


Hear about being a member from ambassador Dr Raina Palit, recently - qualified dentist after training at the University of Sheffield. @rainaonthecusp

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