10 Mar 2022
The Dental Board of Australia (the Board) has updated a useful vodcast for dental students. It encourages all students, education providers and new graduates to take a look.
Starting your dental studies? What you need to know explains the obligations of a registered dental student. It includes information about:
Dr Murray Thomas, Board Chair, said: ‘We’re really pleased to welcome you to your future profession. Having student registration is an exciting step towards becoming a dental practitioner. You already have student registration as a student enrolled in a program of study that qualifies you for registration in the dental profession’.
‘It’s never too early to find out about your regulatory responsibilities and how you can help keep the public safe. We strongly encourage all students to visit our website to watch our updated vodcast to learn more about these responsibilities.’
The vodcast includes information about the English language skills registration standard and when you might need to let the Board know about impairment or criminal conviction. It also provides information about the Dental Practitioner Support service, a national health and well-being support service available 24/7 to dental practitioners and students.