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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2015-16 Annual Practising Certificate Renewal - Dentists/Dental Specialists

The Annual Practising Certificates for Dentists and Dental Specialists expire on 30 September 2015.   The APC and Retent...

2015 Annual Report

The Dental Council is please to present its 2015 Annual Report on its operations and audited Financial Statements for th...

New Standards Framework and TMVI Practice Standard

The Council has finalised the following two standards for oral health practitioners: Standards Framework for Oral Health...