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 free CPD, including articles that provide an insight into a wide range of related dental topics and those all-important recommended subjects. With up to six hours of free CPD per issue, members can be confident they can meet their annual GDC requirements.
2. Articulate e-journal
Articulate is an e-journal and is emailed to members four times per year. Articulate keeps members up to date with the latest news and also provides further free verifiable CPD to members. It often includes links to master class video presentations.
3. Continuing professional development (CPD)
DTA members can access free verifiable CPD via The Technologist and Articulate. DTA members can access a Personal Development Plan (PDP) and Log Book in the members area of the website. The Log Book updates when a CPD exercise has been completed and there is also an element of built in Reflection which is a GDC requirement.
4. Indemnity insurance
DTA has linked with UK Special Risks to provide cost effective professional indemnity insurance to meet the statutory requirement for our Dental Technician members.
Our website provides members with instant free 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 free to members on this website or by email.
DTA membership provides support when you need it – the DTA office and support team are there to help you with your enquiries on a variety of topics from contractual issues through to queries about employment rights. Or maybe you would like to be involved in some small way? Contact us.
9. Legal helpline
DTA membership provides access to a Legal Helpline 24 hours a day/365 days a year. This is a further free benefit to each full DTA member.
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.