The Australian Dental Council

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The Australian Dental Council (ADC) is the independent accreditation authority for the Australian dental professions.

We work to protect the health and safety of the public by ensuring dental practitioners meet the high standards required of the dental professions in Australia.

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The revised Professional competencies of the newly qualified dental practitioner are now available to download

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General dentists

Dental hygienists, dental therapists, and oral health therapists

Dental prosthetists

ADC Connect

Program accreditation

ADC International

Latest news

The ADC releases the revised Professional Competencies

On 18 February 2022 the ADC Board of Directors approved the revisions to the Professional competencies of the newly qualified dental practitioner.

The ADC welcomes the release of the 2022 Close the Gap Campaign report

The Australian Dental Council welcomes the release of the 2022 Closing the Gap Campaign Report, Transforming Power: Voices for Generational Change.

New 2022 examination periods released

We have released new application periods and examination dates for written and practical examinations in 2022.

Initial assessments now available in ADC Connect

On 24 February the Australian Dental Council launched the online initial assessment section of ADC Connect.