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The Dental Council is a regulatory authority created by the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003. We ensure oral health practitioners meet and maintain our standards in order to protect the health and safety of the New Zealand public.

The oral health practitioners we regulate are dentists, dental specialists, dental therapists, dental hygienists, clinical dental technicians, dental technicians, and orthodontic auxiliaries.

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2016-17 APC and Retention forms for hygienists, therapists, clinical dental technicians, dental technicians and orthodontic auxiliaries

The unpopulated 2016-17 annual practising certificate application form and the retention form for hygienists, therapists...

Dental Council newsletter - December 2015

The December 2015 edition contains a message from the Chair and Chief Executive; the Council's Strategic framework and p...

Proposed entry level competencies for dental specialties consultation

The Dental Council New Zealand in partnership with the Dental Board of Australia is releasing a public consultation pape...