Dental Practitioner Registration - Northern Territory


You need to be registered to practise as a dental practitioner. Registered dental practitioners assess, prevent, diagnose, advise on and treat oral health issues and, depending on their qualifications and experience, may use the protected titles:

  • dentist
  • dental specialist
  • dental therapist
  • dental hygienist
  • dental prosthetist
  • oral health therapist.

There are five different types of registration offered to practitioners:

  • general
  • specialist
  • limited
  • non-practising
  • student.

There is one endorsement available for dental practitioners with additional qualifications and expertise:

  • area of practice - conscious sedation.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for registration you must:

  • hold an approved qualification
  • meet the requirements stated in the registration standards.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


One year


30 November


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Administering agency

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Northern Territory Office

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Northern Territory
Operating address: Level 5
22 Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin, Northern Territory 0800
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9958
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 1300 419 495
Website: Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (Opens in new window)