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 many years’ experience of successfully defending our members’ professional reputations.

Why you should choose the DDU

Get your dento-legal advice from dentists

Get expert advice from our team of dento-legal advisers. The DDU advisory helpline is answered by dentists with personal experience of the pressures and challenges you face in practice. Over 98% of calls are connected within 20 seconds, during normal working hours.

We listen when you need to be heard.

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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Request a quote to find out how much your subscription will be. Within a few working days, we’ll email you an application pack, including your quote.

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Once you’re happy to proceed, you’ll need to complete an application form.

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