Education and support for dentists and dental practitioners
Find out what support is available while you’re studying to work as a dental professional.
Dentist education and training
Find out how to get registered as a:
Grants and scholarships for dental students
We provide funding to professional associations that offer financial support for dental students.
Our Remote Area Health Corps program also funds dental professionals to practise in remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory for short-term paid placements of 3 to 12 weeks.
Working in Australia for international dentists and dental practitioners
To practise in Australia, you must register with the Dental Board of Australia. Most overseas dental practitioners must sit exams set by the Australian Dental Council. Some overseas dental practitioners are exempt from the assessment and examination process.
Read more about applying for registration to work as a dentist in Australia: