Helping You Navigate Dental School

Congratulations on beginning your dental school journey! As you work towards becoming a dentist, you can count on CDSPI for support now and throughout your career.

CDSPI is dedicated to working exclusively with dental professionals. We’re different from other financial services firms. Our purpose, structure and non-profit status truly set us apart.  Find out what makes us unique.

No-Cost Insurance* for Dental Students

Protecting yourself financially with the right insurance is important at every age and stage of your career—and this also applies to you as a dental student!

Here's how CDSPI's no-cost student insurance can benefit you:

Dental Hand Instruments Insurance
Don't pay for them twice! Protect your dental hand instruments from theft or damage with TripleGuardTM Insurance.1
Disability Insurance2,3
If you were unable to continue your studies due to disability, you'll receive this monthly income.
Life Insurance3
Basic Life Insurance helps you guarantee a future practice loan and protects your family by helping to pay off student loans in the event of your death.
Accident Insurance3
Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance provides additional financial support in the event of a serious injury or death from an accident.4

As a student, you have three great no-cost insurance packages to choose from!

Basic: No-cost Undergraduate Package

With a simple application, students under age 40 qualify for the no-cost insurance offer.

Basic: No-Cost Undergraduate Package (40+)

With a simple application, students ages 40-64 can qualify for the no-cost insurance offer.

Optional: No-Cost Graduate Package

You can be approved for increased coverage limits after graduation by completing a medical questionnaire.

Members' Assistance Program
No-cost personal support 24/7/365

While this is an exciting time, we understand that it can also be stressful. That’s why CDSPI is pleased to sponsor the Members’ Assistance Program (MAP)5, providing access to important services such as short-term counselling, professional referrals, and a variety of resources to support your physical and mental well-being.

Have Questions?

We know that juggling dental school and planning for your financial future can be complicated. Let us help make it simple.

Call us at 1.800.561.9401 or book an online meeting to speak with a licensed insurance advisor who specializes in working with dental students.


1 TripleGuard™ Insurance is underwritten by Aviva Insurance Company of Canada.
2 DisabilityGuard™ Insurance is a trademark of CDSPI.
3 DisabilityGuard™ Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance are underwritten by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (Manulife), PO Box 670, Stn Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2J 4B8
4 See the policy for full terms and conditions
5 MAP is operated by Shepell, the largest Canadian-based Employee and Family Assistance provider in the country. Available services vary by region. Use of MAP services is completely confidential within the limits of the law.
The information contained here is only a summary. A full description of each plan’s coverage and eligibility, including restrictions and limitations is contained in the certificate booklets, which sets out all the coverage terms, conditions and provisions.
Manulife, Manulife & Stylized M Design, and Stylized M Design are trademarks of The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company and are used by it, and by its affiliates under license.
Individual circumstances may vary. You may wish to contact the licensed insurer's representative or a licensed insurance agent if you need advice about your insurance needs.