The Dental Board of Australia (the Board) is responsible for the regulation of dental practitioners. The Australian Dental Council (ADC) is the accreditation authority responsible for accrediting education providers and programs of study.

Programs to extend scope for the dental profession were phased out and expired on 18 December 2018.

The following accreditation standards for the profession have been approved by the Board and are published in accordance with section 47(6) of the National Law. 

These standards are also published on the Australian Dental Council website.

Page reviewed 21/06/2021