Register as a dental practitioner - Queensland

Description

You need to be registered to practise as a dental practitioner in Australia. The following are dental practitioner protected titles:

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

You can only use the above protected titles if you have the relevant qualifications and expertise.

The types of activities considered a part of dental practice may be updated or changed from time to time.

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.

Service type

Licence

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.

Duration

One year

Expiry

30 November

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You can find the current fees here.

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:

Queensland Office

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Operating address: Level 4
192 Ann Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9958
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Other: 1300 419 495
Website: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Opens in new window)