Registration Standards

Registration standards define the requirements that applicants, registrants or students need to meet to be registered. For additional information, please refer to the codes and guidelines and frequently asked questions pages.

The Dental Board of Australia has developed the following registration standards: 

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Scope of practice registration standard PDF (149KB)    Webpage 1 July 2020 
Continuing professional development registration standard PDF (193KB) Word version 
(379KB,DOCX)
1 December 2015
Criminal history registration standard PDF (249KB) Word version
(574KB,DOCX)
1 July 2015
Endorsement for conscious sedation registration standard PDF (308KB) Word version 
(373 KB,DOCX)
27 October 2015
English language skills registration standard PDF (225KB) Word version
(72.8KB,DOCX)
1 July 2015
General registration for overseas-qualified dental practitioners registration standard PDF (321KB)   20 December 2011
Limited registration for teaching or research registration standard PDF (276KB)   20 December 2011
Limited registration for postgraduate training or supervised practice registration Standard PDF (282KB)   20 December 2011
Registration standard: Professional indemnity insurance arrangements

Additional information about this standard is available on the AHPRA website.
PDF (264KB) Word version 
(358KB,DOCX)
1 July 2016
Recency of practice registration standard PDF (200KB) Word version 
(360 KB,DOCX)
1 December 2015
Specialist registration standard

Dental list of recognised specialties, related specialist titles and definitions
PDF (202KB)


PDF (53.3KB)
  1 July 2010

1 October 2017

Retired versions

Document PDF Date of effect
Retired version: Scope of practice registration standard PDF (305KB) To 30 June 2020
Retired version: Professional indemnity insurance registration standard PDF (214KB) To 30 June 2016
Retired version: Continuing professional development registration standard PDF (216KB) To 30 November 2015
Retired version: Recency of practice registration standard PDF (220KB) To 30 November 2015
Retired version: Criminal history registration standard PDF (323KB) To 30 June 2015
Retired version: English language skills registration standard PDF (323KB) To 30 June 2015
Retired version: Endorsement conscious sedation registration standard PDF (321KB) To 26 October 2015
Retired version: Scope of practice registration standard PDF (219KB) To 29 June 2014
Retired version: Dental list of recognised dental specialties, related specialist titles, and definitions  PDF (318KB)  To 30 September 2017 
 
 
Page reviewed 1/07/2020