SOURCE: Brown & Brown

May 23, 2007 15:13 ET

Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists Is Tops in the Nation

TAMPA, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 23, 2007 -- The Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists (PPP), one of the Brown & Brown Protector Plan™ programs, has once again moved into the position as the largest provider of dental practice insurance in the United States, insuring over 28,000 dentists nationwide. The PPP has been serving the dental profession since 1969 through their network of appointed agents that specialize in dentist's professional liability. The PPP is available in all states except Massachusetts and has been underwritten by CNA Insurance Company since 1984.

Currently endorsed by seventeen state and local dental societies and associations, the broad-ranging program covers professional liability, general liability, employment practices liability, dental practice property and a myriad of other dental practice risk factors. There is even an Excess and Surplus Lines program available for dentists, physicians and healthcare facilities.

The Professional Protector Plan® for Dental Students holds the endorsement of the American Student Dental Association. The dental student program covers professional liability, externships and equipment for dental students while enrolled in a 4-year dental school or university. In conjunction with this program, the PPP also provides no-cost regional dental board examination coverage for candidates taking any of the four regional board exams. For more information on the products the Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists offers, visit their website at www.protectorplan.com.

The Brown & Brown Protector Plans™ are part of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO). Brown & Brown, Inc. and its subsidiaries offer a broad range of insurance and reinsurance products and services, as well as risk management, third-party administration, managed health care, and Medicare set-aside services and programs. Providing service to business, public entity, individual, trade and professional association clients nationwide, the Company is ranked by Business Insurance magazine as the United States' sixth largest independent insurance intermediary. The Company's Web address is www.bbinsurance.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Susan Heath
    Executive Vice President
    (813) 222-4145