Dental Indemnity

We have a comprehensive claims-made based dental malpractice indemnity insurance policy offering underwritten by local and international indemnity providers. We are accepting quotation applications from all dental practitioners who are on the Dental Council register in Ireland. If you would like to receive a competitive quotation please complete our application.

Download Application Form here and email a completed copy to 

Benefits of the current 12 month cover offering

  • Dental Indemnity and Professional Indemnity Claims Made Policy Wording
  • Dental Indemnity Limits operate comply with GMS Scheme (HSE) limit requirements

  • Competitive Annual Premiums
  • Cover for Dento Legal Work (included in policy limits)
  • Legal Expenses for Regulatory Hearing, Inquest, e.g. Dental Council, Disciplinary Hearings etc.... (sub limit of €150,000)
  • The current offering includes Run Off Cover automatically following death, permanent disablement or retirement
  • €0 (Zero) Indemnity Policy Excess
  • Cover for Good Samaritan Acts – Worldwide

Legal Team

A range of experienced law firms have been appointed to our indemnity schemes panel with CNA. We have worked closely with these firms to ensure they are appropriate for our schemes and to ensure they have the capacity to deliver the high end service which we expect from ourselves

Broking Team

The Challenge Broking Team consists of personnel with indemnity underwriting, broking and medico-legal experience.

David Walsh

Phone: +353 (87) 1317107
The team is headed up by Challenge MD, Mr David Walsh. David has spent a number of years investing in broking and CRM technology to establish the company as an efficient insurance provider with the ability to meet the indemnity demands and needs of modern professionals.

David has also invested time and resources into developing strong relations with medical industry and governmental representatives who have provided assistance to Challenge when establishing the comprehensive offering available to private consultants and dentists today.

Any broking queries can be sent directly to David to

Ann O’Driscoll

Medico-Legal Advisor / Claims Management
Phone: +353 (87) 2303679

The Challenge Medico-Legal and Claims Management team is headed up by Ann O’Driscoll who is a solicitor and former nurse and midwife.

For the past 20 years, Ann has specialised in defending medical malpractice claims and representing doctors and nurses at inquests and Fitness to Practice enquiries. She advises healthcare organisations on clinical risk, clinical governance and medico-legal matters.  She is highly regarded in both legal and healthcare circles.  Ann is also a lecturer and examiner on the UCD Graduate Diploma in Health Care (Risk Management and Quality) course. She is a sought-after speaker at healthcare conferences, seminars and study days. Ann's approach to clinical and healthcare risk management is very much hands-on, with an emphasis on offering practical, safe solutions to her clients' legal and business needs. She achieves this by combining her legal and clinical expertise with a large dose of common sense. She is an accredited mediator.

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