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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Dental Council Newsletter - December 2014

The December 2014 edition contains a message from the Chair; an update on the proposed Standards Framework for Oral Heal...

Outcome on the proposed Standards Framework for Oral Health Practitioners consultation

The Dental Council has considered all the submission comments received on its proposed Standards Framework for Oral Heal...

Consultation on the 2015/16 Draft Budgets, Annual Practising Certificate and Other Fees and Disciplinary Levies effective from 1 April 2015

In November 2014 the Dental Council considered the draft 2015/16 Council and profession budgets, and the resultant annua...