Hygienists, therapists, prosthetists and technicians

Oral health practitioners such as dental hygienists, therapists, prosthetists and technicians in Australia are required to have appropriate indemnity cover in place to meet Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration. 

MIPS membership benefits include insurance cover that more than satisfies AHPRA's indemnity requirements. Oral health practitioners are provided the same level of membership and insurance covers as all MIPS members.

Membership categories for oral health practitioners:

  • Dental hygienist
  • Dental therapist
  • Oral health therapist
  • Dental prosthetist

You can also elect a membership basis of private practice or wholly employer indemnified depending on your employment arrangements. 

You may apply for the new graduate category anytime in your final year of study. For new graduates membership is provided free up until the next 30 June. Apply for new graduate membership online.

MIPS also provides run-off cover for oral health practitioners.

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As part of your membership with MIPS, your benefits include:

Blended pricing


Our fees are calculated using a unique blended pricing model which provides an equitable approach that accurately reflects each member’s risk exposure from current and past practice.

Recent dental graduates



You have a choice

Many dental professionals choose to join MIPS and still keep their membership with the ADA or DHAA. You can opt out of paying indemnity with other organisations and just have your indemnity through MIPS – this way you don’t pay twice for indemnity cover.

Downloads and links

Membership Benefits Handbook

Members’ Insurance Covers Handbook

Membership Application form

Finance for your needs

MIPS has partnered with Eclipx to help meet some of the common needs of healthcare professionals.

The program takes an innovative approach to providing finance options at various career stages.

Relocation and debt consolidation

Access to a simple personal loan of $20,000 to finance your re-location for work, debt consolidation or other purpose

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Safe and reliable transport

A safe reliable car is invaluable when getting from home to work and back again

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