There are three pathways for application for registration by overseas qualified dental prosthetists.
Dental prosthetists are known as clinical dental technicians in New Zealand. Dental prosthetists registered to practise in New Zealand are eligible to apply for General Registration under Trans-Tasman mutual recognition.
This applies irrespective of where training was completed and qualifications held.
An application form is available in the Forms page.
The Dental Board of Australia considers qualifications listed below from institutions in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and New Zealand to be substantially equivalent to an approved qualification for General Registration as a dental prosthetist.
Practitioners who hold a qualification listed above may apply for General Registration as a dental prosthetist.
An application form is available in the Forms section.
If a dental prosthetist holds other qualifications and is not registered in New Zealand then they can:
Information about this pathway to registration in Australia for overseas qualified practitioners can be found on the