Protecting the public and
guiding the professions

For Professionals

The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

Professional Boards

Education & Training

The following Institutions offer education and training:

Aligned toName of Institution
Dental Therapy and Oral Hygiene professions
  • University of the Witwatersrand (Oral Hygiene)
  • University of the Western Cape (Oral Hygiene)
  • Sefako Mkgatho Health Sciences University (Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy)
  • University of Pretoria (Oral Hygiene)
  • University of Kwazulu Natal (Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy)
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Dental Assistants
  • Central University of Technology - Free State
  • Durban University of Technology
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
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