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 Survey 2015

The Council has commissioned SenateSHJ to manage a survey to all Council’s stakeholders.  The purpose of the survey is t...

2015 New graduates registration form

New graduates who obtained their qualification from the University of Otago and Auckland University of Technology can be...

Infection Prevention and Control Practice Standard Consultation

The Council, with the assistance of the Cross Infection Working Group, has finalised the review of its Infection Prevent...