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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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Two Dental Council standards finalised

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

Office relocation

The Dental Council has relocated its office to Level 5, 80 The Terrace, Wellington.  All other contact details remain un...