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Graduate Membership

Benefits of Graduate membership

Benefits of Graduate membership

Become a graduate member and receive a whole range of benefits and support from Dental Protection preparing you for your future career. Graduate membership costs £15/€20 and gives you a range of benefits:

Benefits of graduate membership:

  • 14 months indemnity from the date you start work
  • The Class yearbook
  • Dento-legal advice helpline access to our team of 55 dento-legal advisers and 100 local advisers including a 24 hour emergency helpline
  • Ethics and Risk management CD ROM containing vital information to help in your exam revision and beyond
  • £20 discount off Dental Update during your first year as a graduate
  • Riskmatters Publication a biannual publication specifically designed for young dentists one to five years qualified

As you may be aware, all practising dentists in the UK and Ireland are now required by the IDC/GDC to have appropriate indemnity in place. To receive all the benefits of membership listed above and arrange your indemnity for foundation year, simply print off the application form and send the completed form to the freepost address.

If you have any questions regarding membership with Dental Protection, please do not hesitate to contact yourfuture@dentalprotection.org

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Student life

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Thomas Bradshaw is currently a second year BDS Dental Student at The University of Manchester. He finds self-motivation a key player in getting through your training in Dental school. Yet he understands far too well, that it is a lot harder when you don't understand the real reason behind the certain topics that you invest time into studying.

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