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Ten Reasons to Join the DTA



1. The Technologist

The Technologist is a printed publication, written specifically for members, and is published four times a year.  Each issue contains peer-reviewed verifiable CPD, including those all important recommended subjects.  With up to five hours of CPD per issue, members can be confident they can meet the GDC requirements.


2. Articulate e-journal

Articulate is an e-journal and is emailed to members four times per year.  The e-journal keeps members up to date with the latest news and also provides verifiable CPD.


3. Continuing professional development (CPD)

DTA members can access verifiable CPD via The Technologist and Articulate. DTA members can access a Personal Development Plan and Log Book in the members area of the website.  The Log Book updates when a CPD exercise has been completed.


4. Indemnity insurance

DTA has linked with UK Special Risks to provide cost effective professional indemnity insurance for members.


5. www.dta-uk.org

This website provides members with instant access to a range of information, including news and events, back issues of our publications, CPD and guidance documents on a wide range of topics.


6. Show your commitment to your profession

Dental technicians who are members of DTA and registered with the General Dental Council (GDC) can use the post nominal of 'Member of the Dental Technologists Association' and add the initials MDTA after their name. 


7. Information sheets

Advice sheets on a variety of topics are available to members on this website or by email. 


8. Support

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. Contact us.


9. Legal helpline

DTA membership provides access to a Legal Helpline 24 hours a day/365 days a year.  More Information (Word document)


10. Jobs page

You can advertise jobs or your own skills via the DTA job advertising facility by placing an advert on our website.




As a DTA member you can submit articles to the Technologist, email us or post comments on our Facebook page.



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