Prescribed qualifications for registration as a clinical dental technician in the clinical dental technology scope of practice
The Dental Council has prescribed the following qualifications for the scope of practice for clinical dental technology.
Registration in the dental technology scope of practice and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology University of Otago.
Prescribed qualifications for registration in the scope of practice for implant overdentures in the clinical dental technology scope of practice
Until 1 July 2017 - registration as a Clinical Dental Technician plus evidence of appropriate training, completion or commencement of at least 8 documented cases and a competency attestation from an appropriately qualified dentist or dental specialist
A Dental Council approved implant overdenture course or a pass in the Dental Council implant overdenture registration examination.