To apply for membership of the Dental Technologists Association please print off the application form (pdf), complete it and send it to:
The Dental Technologists Association
3 Kestrel Court
Waterwells Business Park
To receive an application form by post please use the contact form on this website
Eleven Excellent Examples of why you should join the DTA
1. The Technologist
This quality journal exclusively for members’ is specifically for dental technologists, and provides invaluable information for those in the profession. Click here to view an early edition (pdf, opens in new window)
2. Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
The DTA offers access to CPD for its members, focused specifically on dental technology, and so enabling you to provide precisely the kind of evidence the GDC looks for in terms of continuous professional development. Click here to view an early edition of The Technologist (pdf, opens in new window)
3. Indemnity Insurance
DTA have negotiated Dental Technologist Indemnity Insurance at a special discounted rate exclusively for members and offering all of the essential cover needed by a Dental Technician, and as required by the GDC. Click here for more information.
4. Show your personal commitment to your profession
Dental Technicians/Technologists who are members of DTA and registered with the General Dental Council (GDC) can use the post nominal of ‘Member of the Dental Technologist Association’ and add the initials MDTA after their name.
5. Information on the web
The DTA website - www.dta-uk.org - provides members with instant access to a range of dental technology information including current issues affecting the profession, educational events, back issues of the members’ journal, training opportunities and so much more.
6. Education and Training
DTA works with academic bodies, Department of Health, GDC and many others to help shape future education and training for Dental Technicians.
7. Advice sheets
Advice sheets on a variety of topics are available to members by email.
DTA membership provides support when you need it – the DTA office team are there to help you with your enquiries on a variety of topics from contractual issues through to queries about employment rights. Click here to contact us.
9. Legal Helpline
DTA membership provides access to a Legal Helpline 24 hours a day/365 days a year.
10. Jobs page
You can advertise jobs or your own skills via the DTA job advertising facility by placing an advert on our website.
11. Express your views
As a DTA member you can submit articles to the Technologist, email us or post comments on our Facebook page.