Malpractice FAQs

While you can focus on tools and processes to minimize the risk of malpractice claims, having insurance for when things may go wrong is essential to the financial health of your practice. CDSPI Malpractice Insurance and CDSPI Excess Malpractice Insurance are specifically designed for Canadian dentists.

The following Frequently Asked Questions are some that we’ve gathered from dentists across Canada but if you have any questions that don’t appear here, don’t hesitate to contact our insurance team at 1.800.561.9401 or or book a meeting with an Advisor.

Malpractice FAQs for Retirement

If you are getting close to retirement, or have just recently retired, there is a long list of business, personal and financial details that you need to address—it can be a bit daunting. But there are resources available: as a benefit of membership in your dental association, you have exclusive access to a professional team of advisors at CDSPI Advisory Services Inc. who are there to provide stress-free, expert advice especially when it comes to planning your retirement.

Please ensure you notify your Association and/or Regulatory Body of your plans for retirement.

CDSPI Malpractice Insurance and CDSPI Excess Malpractice Insurance are underwritten by Zurich Insurance Company Ltd (Canadian Branch).

CDSPI Malpractice Insurance is offered in all provinces and territories except Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. CDSPI Excess Malpractice Insurance is offered to dentists licensed to practice in the provinces of Alberta or Ontario, who are a member of their provincial dental association and have their primary mandatory malpractice insurance directly from their provincial regulatory body.

Disclaimer: The general information contained herein, including coverage information, is a summary and is offered as a matter of information only. A full description of coverage and eligibility, including exclusions, restrictions and limitations can be found in the Policy Terms and Conditions governing each plan. The general information provided does not amend, alter or supersede in any way the Policy Terms and Conditions governing each plan.