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 - botulinum toxin PDF (80.4 KB)
Dental interim policy - teeth whitening/bleaching PDF (238 KB)
Dental policy - cone beam computed tomography PDF (230 KB)
Dental policy - acupuncture PDF (57.8 KB)
Social media policy PDF (62.2 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014

Codes and guidelines

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Current version: Code of conduct  PDF (144 KB)  Web page  From 17 March 2014 
Retired version: Code of conduct PDF (409 KB) To 16 March 2014
Current version: Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (149 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (373 KB) To 16 March 2014
Current version: Guidelines for advertising regulated health services PDF (155 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines for advertising of regulated health services PDF (448 KB) To 16 March 2014
Dental guidelines - Scope of practice registration standard PDF (243KB) Web page From 30 June 2014
Dental guidelines on continuing professional development PDF (352 KB)
Dental guidelines on dental records PDF (350 KB)
Dental guidelines on infection control PDF (400 KB)
Dental guidelines on conscious sedation area of practice endorsement PDF (202 KB) Word version (378 KB,DOCX) 22 July 2014
Dental guidelines on limited registration of dental practitioners for postgraduate training or supervised practice PDF (332 KB)
Dental guidelines on supervision for dental practitioners PDF (622 KB)

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