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Dental instruments on a blue background
16 July 2021
The impact of government restrictions, including lockdowns and border closures, has been extensive, especially for practical examination candidates.
Person sitting at computer
17 December 2020
With the recommencement of practical examinations fast approaching, many of you will be preparing to demonstrate your best skills. To assist with t
ADC examination centre
15 December 2020
The ADC is pleased to announce additional 2021 practical examination places. Due to high interest in practical examination sessions in 2021, additi
ADC simulation clinic
07 February 2020
*Update 24 June: In response to the evolving nature surrounding COVID-19, the ADC has made the difficult decision to postpone practical examination se
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
Working dentist
08 January 2020
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) would like to advise candidates applying for a practical examination place in March 2020 of an error on the websit
Practical examination application period
29 November 2019
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) is pleased to announce an additional application period for candidates wishing to sit a practical examination in M
Five tips for preparing for your practical examination
24 October 2019
Proper preparation is essential for anyone about to sit an examination. This is particularly true for candidates getting reading to sit their practica
Pilot testing
02 October 2019
The ADC is pleased to announce application periods for practical examination seats between February and June 2020. As seat availability is limited,
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Examination dates, If your application is accepted, you will be allocated an examination date within the specified date range.  We cannot accept requests for spe
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Eligibility to apply, You must belong to the relevant eligible group and have: no pending examination results**,  no pending examination reviews or appeals, an
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Additional information, In fairness to all candidates, the ADC cannot consider applications received outside the defined application period, or from candidates not meeting th
Practical examination at the ADC
11 September 2019
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) is pleased to announce the application period for the December 2019 dental hygiene and dental therapy practical ex
Dr Mahmoud Bakr
04 September 2019
The dental practitioner assessment process (the process) aims to protect the safety of the public by assessing the knowledge, judgement, clinical skil
Dentist working
05 August 2019
Thank you to those who have enquiried about this place. The place has now been filled. You can find out more about our next application period from Mo