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April 2017


6 April 2017

2017-18 APC and retention forms

The annual practising certificates (APCs) for dental therapists, dental hygienists, orthodontic auxiliaries, dental technicians and clinical dental technicians expired on 31 March 2017.  If you have not yet advised the Council of your practising intentions for 2017/18, please download one of the forms above and send it through as soon as possible. If you are paying by credit card, you can email your form to inquiries@dcnz.org.nz[mailto:inquiries@dcnz.org.nz] or fax it to +64 4 499 1668. Additional processing APC fee  Remember that an additional processing APC fee of $45.00 (GST inclusive) will...

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6 April 2017

Oral health therapy update

The Dental Council has applied to the Ministry of Health to designate oral health therapy as a new profession. Our application is now available on our website here.  The new scope of practice will come into effect on 1 November 2017. We provided an update on our implementation plan in our latest newsletter. You can view the consultation material on this topic, including the outcome letter which sets out our implementation plan, here.

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March 2017


15 March 2017

Dental Council Newsletter March 2017

This edition contains new information on the Dental Council office closure, a reminder of practitioner responsibility in relation to digital advertising and updates on the implementation of the oral health therapy scope of practice and the Radiation Safety Act.  

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