Benefits

Membership comes with advice, support and protection, from a large and diverse pool of experts, which is tailored to your individual circumstances.

Dental Protection is not an insurance company. All the benefits of membership are discretionary as set out in the Memorandum and Articles of Association.

The link for the text Memorandum and Articles of Association is: http://www.medicalprotection.org/memoarts

Tailored defence from the experts

  • An expert, dedicated legal team for your case
  • Help responding to patient complaints
  • Help with unwanted media attention
  • The right to request indemnity for clinical negligence claims arising from your private practice, including representation in HPCSA matters, inquests and inquiries
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Unparalleled professional support

  • Dentolegal advice booklets on common concerns
  • Emergency advice available 24/7
  • Free dentolegal advice line
  • Online case reports

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Advice and guidance from fellow professionals

  • Dentolegal advice booklets on common concerns
  • Emergency advice available 24/7
  • Free dentolegal advice line
  • Online case reports

You can find out more about the full range of membership benefits at dentalprotection.org/sa.

Dental Protection is not an insurance company. All the benefits of membership are discretionary as set out in the Memorandum and Articles of Association.

The link for the text Memorandum and Articles of Association is: http://www.medicalprotection.org/memoarts


Educational services and resources

Over 125 years of worldwide experience means we have a unique insight into why things go wrong, and why complaints and claims arise.

Membership offers access to a range of courses which are built around this, helping you to identify and address issues, manage risks, and deliver better patient outcomes through improved communication.

Digital learning

Our digital learning platform, Prism, allows you to complete free online learning modules whenever, wherever. All courses, interactive modules and live webinars have been created by our dentolegal experts to help you keep your knowledge up-to-date.

Workshops and events

Designed to enhance your skills in communication and risk management, the range of three-hour training workshops target the common causes of complaints and claims. All of the specially trained facilitators are experienced dentists who understand the complexities of your practice.

Discover the full range of Dental Protection risk management workshops