Accredited programs list - The Australian Dental Council

Accredited programs list

Accredited dental practitioner programs are provided below.

Graduates of programs accredited by the ADC and approved by the Dental Board of Australia are eligible to apply for registration.
More information on registration in Australia is available via the Dental Board of Australia.

Please note that start and expiry dates are listed in year/month/day format.

This list is updated regularly. If (re)accreditation is granted, subject to conditions, this table will be updated after all conditions are met.

University Program name Duration Accreditation status Start date Expiry Conditions DBA status Graduate registration eligibility
Charles Sturt University Bachelor of Dental Science 5 years Reaccreditation 2022/01/01 2028/12/31 Yes Approved Dentist
Charles Sturt University Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy and Hygiene) 3 years Reaccreditation 2019/01/01 2023/12/31 No Approved Dental Hygienist, Dental Therapist, Oral Health Therapist
CQUniversity Bachelor of Oral Health 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 No Approved Dental Hygienist, Dental Therapist, Oral Health Therapist
Curtin University Bachelor of Science (Oral Health Therapy) 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Hygienist, Dental Therapist, Oral Health Therapist
Griffith University Bachelor of Dental Health Science/Master of Dentistry 5 years Initial accreditation 2018/01/01 2022/12/31 No Approved Dentist
Griffith University Bachelor of Dental Hygiene 3 years Initial accreditation 2020/01/01 2024/12/31 No Approved Dental Hygienist
Griffith University Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics 3 years Initial accreditation 2018/01/01 2022/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Prosthetist
Griffith University Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Endodontics) 3 years Initial accreditation 2020/01/01 2024/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Endodontics
Griffith University Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontology 5 years Reaccreditation 2022/01/01 2026/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Periodontics
James Cook University Bachelor of Dental Surgery 5 years Reaccreditation 2016/01/01 2022/12/31 No Approved Dentist
La Trobe University Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) 5 years Initial accreditation 2020/01/01 2026/12/31 No Approved Dentist
La Trobe University Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dentistry/Master of Dentistry 5 years Reaccreditation 2020/01/01 2026/12/31 No Approved Dentist
La Trobe University Bachelor of Oral Health Science 2.5 years Reaccreditation 2019/01/01 2023/12/31 No Approved Dental Hygienist, Dental Therapist, Oral Health Therapist
RMIT University Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics 3 years Reaccreditation 2022/03/31 2026/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Prosthetist
Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) 4 years Reaccreditation 2018/01/01 2022/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Fellowship of the Faculty of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 5 years Reaccreditation 2019/01/01 2023/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Oral and Maxilofacial Pathology
Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Fellowship of the Faculty of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (Fellowship in Forensic Odontology) 5 years Reaccreditation 2022/01/01 2026/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Forensic Odontology
TAFE NSW Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics 2 years Reaccreditation 2018/08/09 2023/12/31 No Approved Dental Prosthetist
TAFE Queensland Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics 3 years Reaccreditation 2019/01/01 2023/12/31 No Approved Dental Prosthetist
TAFE SA Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene) 2 years Reaccreditation 2020/01/01 2024/12/31 No Approved Dental Hygienist
University of Adelaide Bachelor of Dental Surgery 5 years Reaccreditation 2017/01/01 2023/12/31 No Approved Dentist
University of Adelaide Bachelor of Oral Health 5 years Reaccreditation 2018/11/01 2023/12/31 No Approved Dental Hygienist, Dental Therapist, Oral Health Therapist
University of Adelaide Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Endodontics  5 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Endodontics
University of Adelaide Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 5 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
University of Adelaide Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics 5 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Orthodontics
University of Adelaide Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontics 5 years Initial accreditation 2019/01/01 2023/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Periodontics
University of Adelaide Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics 5 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Prosthodontics
University of Adelaide Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Special Needs Dentistry 5 years Reaccreditation 2023/01/01 2027/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Special Needs Dentistry
University of Melbourne Bachelor of Oral Health  3 years Reaccreditation 2019/01/01 2023/12/31 No Approved Dental Hygienist, Dental Therapist, Oral Health Therapist
University of Melbourne Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Endodontics 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Endodontics
University of Melbourne Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Oral Medicine 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Oral Medicine
University of Melbourne Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Orthodontics
University of Melbourne Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Paediatric Dentistry 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry
University of Melbourne Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontics 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Periodontics
University of Melbourne Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Prosthodontics
University of Melbourne Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Special Needs Dentistry 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Special Needs Dentistry
University of Melbourne Doctor of Dental Surgery 3 years Reaccreditation 2017/01/01 2023/12/31 No Approved Dentist
University of Newcastle Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy 3 years Reaccreditation 2018/01/01 2022/12/31 No Approved Dental Hygienist, Dental Therapist, Oral Health Therapist
University of Queensland Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) 5 years Reaccreditation 2017/01/01 2023/12/31 No Approved Dentist
University of Queensland Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology 3 years Reaccreditation 2022/03/31 2026/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology
University of Queensland Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Endodontics 3 years Reaccreditation 2023/01/01 2027/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Endodontics
University of Queensland Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Oral Medicine 3 years Reaccreditation 2019/01/01 2023/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Oral Medicine
University of Queensland Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics 3 years Reaccreditation 2022/03/31 2026/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Orthodontics
University of Queensland Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontics 3 years Reaccreditation 2023/01/01 2027/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Periodontics
University of Queensland Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics 3 years Reaccreditation 2022/03/31 2026/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Prosthodontics
University of Queensland Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Special Needs Dentistry 3 years Reaccreditation 2023/01/01 2027/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Special Needs Dentistry
University of Sydney Bachelor of Oral Health  3 years Reaccreditation 2018/01/01 2022/12/31 No Approved Dental Hygienist, Dental Therapist, Oral Health Therapist
University of Sydney Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Oral Medicine) 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Oral Medicine
University of Sydney Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Oral Surgery) 3 years Reaccreditation 2022/03/31 2026/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Oral Surgery
University of Sydney Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Orthodontics
University of Sydney Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry) 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry
University of Sydney Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Periodontics) 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Periodontics
University of Sydney Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Prosthodontics
University of Sydney Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Special Needs Dentistry) 3 years Reaccreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Special Needs Dentistry
University of Sydney Doctor of Dental Medicine 4 years Reaccreditation 2018/01/01 2024/12/31 No Approved Dentist
University of Sydney Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Conscious Sedation & Pain Control) 2 years Initial accreditation 2018/08/03 2023/12/31 No Approved Endorsement – Conscious sedation
University of Sydney Master of Dental Public Health 1 years Initial accreditation 2021/01/01 2025/12/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Public Health Dentistry (Community Dentistry)
University of Western Australia Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology 3 years Initial accreditation 2019/08/09 2024/07/31 No Approved Dental Specialist in Dento-Maxillofacial Radioology
University of Western Australia Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Endodontics 3 years Reaccreditation 2022/01/01 2026/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Endodontics
University of Western Australia Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Oral Medicine 3 years Reaccreditation 2023/01/01 2027/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Oral Medicine
University of Western Australia Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics 3 years Reaccreditation 2022/01/01 2026/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Orthodontics
University of Western Australia Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Paediatric Dentistry 3 years Reaccreditation 2022/01/01 2026/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry
University of Western Australia Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontics 3 years Reaccreditation 2023/01/01 2027/12/31 Yes Approved Dental Specialist in Periodontics
University of Western Australia Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics 3 years Initial accreditation 2018/07/01 2023/06/30 No Approved Dental Specialist in Prosthodontics
University of Western Australia Doctor of Dental Medicine 4 years Reaccreditation 2019/01/01 2025/12/31 Yes Approved Dentist