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Policies, Codes and Guidelines

The Dental Board of Australia has developed policies, codes and guidelines to provide guidance to the profession. These also help to clarify our views and expectations on a range of issues.

Policies

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Dental interim policy - teeth whitening/bleaching PDF (238 KB) From 12 November 2010
Dental policy - acupuncture PDF (57.8 KB) Word version 
(69.5 KB,DOCX)
From 18 May 2016
Social media policy PDF (62.2 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014

Codes and guidelines

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Code of conduct  PDF (144 KB)  Web page  From 17 March 2014 
Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (149 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Guidelines for advertising regulated health services PDF (155 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Dental guidelines - Scope of practice registration standard PDF (243KB) Web page From 30 June 2014
Dental guidelines on continuing professional development PDF (285 KB) Word version 
(377 KB,DOCX)
From 1 December 2015
Dental guidelines on dental records PDF (350 KB) From 1 July 2010
Dental guidelines on infection control PDF (400 KB) From 1 July 2010
Dental guidelines on limited registration of dental practitioners for postgraduate training or supervised practice PDF (332 KB) June 2012
Dental guidelines on supervision for dental practitioners PDF (622 KB) From 27 July 2012
Supervision practice plan template    Word version 
(135 KB,DOCX) 
July 2012 
Supervision report template    Word version 
(130 KB,DOCX) 
July 2012 

FAQ and Fact Sheets

For more information, please see FAQ and Fact Sheets.

Retired versions

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Retired version: Dental guidelines on continuing professional development PDF (352 KB)   From 1 July 2010
Retired version: Code of conduct PDF (409 KB)   To 16 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (373 KB)   To 16 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines for advertising of regulated health services PDF (448 KB)   To 16 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines on conscious sedation area of practice endorsement PDF (202 KB) Word version
(378 KB,DOCX)
To 26 October 2015
 
 
 
Page reviewed 16/05/2016