Welcome to life as a dental student!
The next few years will be some of the best and probably the most challenging of your life, and Dental Protection is here to support you every step of the way.
We can offer risk management guidance to make your career as stress-free as possible and, eventually, 14 months extended membership so that if you find yourself entering work straight after your graduation, your professional indemnity is already in place. In the meantime, there is a great range of benefits when you join as a free student member:
A whole range of useful discounts, including offers from OptiLoupe, PasTest, Elsevier and Oxford University Press.
Get all the hints and tips you need to get through Dental School with our e-bulletins. Published three times a year, you can also read blogs from fellow dental students, as well as recently qualified dentists offering advice on making those big career decisions.”
When you graduate you'll also receive, Riskwise, our magazine especially for newly qualified dentists.
Support When You Need It
You can access advice, request assistance with claims for negligence, damages and the associated legal costs and receive support when you need it from more than 70 dentolegal advisers who are here to help. During normal daytime working hours or in an emergency we have someone to take your calls, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
More than 95% of dental students in the UK and Ireland benefit from of our free student package.
Your school rep
Our representatives visit every dental school in the UK and Ireland for freshers' events. Keep an eye out for these events in your school so you can join as a student member and pick up your Freshers Pack.
We work closely with all the dental schools and dental societies, not just in the UK and Ireland, but internationally too. Each dental school has its own Dental Protection representative who visits the school regularly and who can help organise sponsorship for your school's events and arrange educational lectures and special events. If you have any questions, you can contact your school rep at any time.
If you have missed our rep at your school freshers’ event, you can apply online for free student membership, and we will post out your Freshers Pack including the student pocket guide.