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:
- dental specialist
- dental therapist
- dental hygienist
- dental prosthetist
- oral health therapist.
There are five different types of registration offered to practitioners:
There is one endorsement available for dental practitioners with additional qualifications and expertise:
- area of practice - conscious sedation.