Insurance for dental practices

If you are a dentist, we understand that your insurance needs are unique. Our cover has been designed with your practice in mind.

Our dental solution provides cover for:

  • Contents of your dental practice
  • Money
  • Accidental damage
  • Accounts receivable
  • Business interruption
  • Public liability
  • Employer’s liability
  • Fidelity insurance (theft by employees)
  • Optional cover

Note: This solution is not only limited to the above sections, additional cover can be provided if required.

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Cover options


The contents of your practice are an essential part of your business and need to be properly insured.


We know that due to the nature of your practice there may be money held at your practice and/or in transit from time to time. This needs to be insured.

Business all risks

This section provides comprehensive worldwide cover for loss or damage to equipment both at your premises and while it is taken off your premises.

Public liability

Public liability insurance provides you with cover if you or one of your employees damages someones else's property or causes the death/injury of someone during the course of business.

Employer’s liability

This section covers you as employer in the event of death or bodily injury to any employee during the course of employment if you are found to be legally liable.

Business interruption

Damage to your practice may result in reduced turnover or additional expenses, which may cause serious business interruption that you did not plan for.

Fidelity insurance

Though you take the utmost care in appointing qualified and ethical staff, employees may still commit fraud. This section provides compensation for financial loss to your practice due to theft (money or stock) by employees.

Accounts receivable

Here we provide cover in the event that there is loss of or damage to your book of accounting records.

Optional cover

Santam's insurance solutions are flexible enough to incorporate all your insurance requirements, tailoring our services to your specific needs.

Optional cover

Santam's medical practice insurance solutions are as flexible as your practice requirements. You can tailor your overall insurance policy by adding the following additional cover: 

  • Additional glass
  • Increased theft limits
  • Goods in transit
  • Personal accident
  • Electronic equipment (computers and other)
  • Private home (buildings and contents)
  • Vehicles
  • Extended personal legal liability
  • Accidental damage to personal property
  • Watercraft


Use these simple tools to check if your business is sufficiently protected. Having the right cover in place will ensure quick and hassle-free claims in times of need.

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