Here to guide, support and defend you throughout your career

Have you thought what it would be like if a complaint about you was made to the GDC? Or if a patient sued you for clinical negligence? What would you do if your career was at risk?

We have over 130 years’ experience of successfully defending our members’ professional reputations.

Why you should choose the DDU

What are the benefits?

  • 24-hour dento-legal helpline.
  • Risk management guides, journals, videos, podcasts and webinars.
  • Free online CPD and member discounts on courses and books.
  • Help preparing responses to patient complaints.
  • Professional dental indemnity for claims.
  • Indemnity for Good Samaritan acts worldwide.
  • Help to prepare your case for a disciplinary hearing.
  • Support during GDC fitness to practise investigations.
  • Round-the-clock media advice.

Two steps to becoming a member

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DDU dento-legal helpline

We encourage DDU members facing ethical or dento-legal issues to contact our award-winning team for expert advice.

Calls are free, confidential and won't affect future subscriptions.

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