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Dentist working on patient
25 March 2020
On 24 March, the Dental Board of Australia (DBA) released guidance for dental practitioners regarding COVID-19. This guidance includes a list of re
Australian Dental Council logo
16 March 2020
Update: As of 17 March 2020, the Australian Dental Council (ADC) has postponed all practical examinations scheduled to 30 June 2020. The Australian
Student sitting at computer
10 March 2020
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Education has announced a four-week closure of all public and private schools and higher education institut
Dental instruments
06 March 2020
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) recognises the concern and uncertainty in relation to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and wellbein
Professor Roianne West discusses cultural safety
05 March 2020
The provision of a healthcare system which is culturally safe for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples requires a commitment from a range of
Dr Denise Bailey presents at second consumer-led workshop
03 March 2020
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) has identified the potential benefits of involving consumers in the design and assessment of ADC examinations. As
Students studying at university
18 February 2020
The Australian Dental Council is pleased to announce the opening of the consultation period for the proposed changes to the ADC/Dental Council (New Ze
Professor Roianne West and Narelle Mills
13 February 2020
Understanding cultural safety is important in healthcare. This understanding helps ensure health professionals have the necessary knowledge, skills an
Dental instruments on white background
10 February 2020
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) has introduced a validity period for initial assessment applications for all dental professions. From 1 January
ADC simulation clinic
07 February 2020
The ADC is pleased to announce application periods for practical examination seats between July and December 2020. As seat availability is limited,
Discussion with Professor Roianne West
28 January 2020
Providing healthcare which is culturally safe is important to address the disparities in health outcomes between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Practical examination candidate
13 January 2020
The Australian Dental Council is (ADC) is aware of the recent updates made to the Oral and Dental Therapeutic Guidelines. Candidates who are undert