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

Rules & Regulations

The rules and regulations of the Board include the following:
Constitution of the Board View document
Requirements for Registration of Dental Assistants View document
Regulations defining the scope of profession of Dental Assistants View document
Regulations defining the scope of profession of Oral Hygienists View document

Proposed regulations and rules
Proposed regulations defining the scope of the profession of dental therapy – GN R802 / GG 33544 / 20100915 View document
Proposed regulations defining the scope of dental assistants – GN R214 /GG 34103 / 20110311 View document
Proposed amendment of regulations relating to the qualifications for registration of dental assistants – GN R1195 / 30580 / 20071214 View document
Proposed amendment of regulations relating to the registration of student dental assistants - GN R99 / 31859 / 20090206 View document
Proposed amendment of regulations relating to the qualifications for registration of dental assistants - GN R100 / 31859 / 20090206 View document
Proposed rules relating to the registration by oral hygienists of additional qualifications - BN 156 / GG 33710 / 20101105 View document
Draft regulations defining the scope of the profession of oral hygiene - GN R 212 / GG 34101 / 20110311 View document
Proposed regulations relating to the qualifications for registration of oral hygienists - GN R266 / GG 35200 / 20120330 View document

Regulations
Regulations relating to the registration of students in dental therapy – GN R400/85 View document
Regulations relating to the registration of students in oral hygiene – GN R1038/88 View document
Regulations relating to the registration by dental therapists of additional qualifications – GN R872/91 View document
Regulations relating to the registration by oral hygienists of additional qualifications – GN R1319/93 View document
Regulations defining the scope of the profession of dental therapy – GG 40414 /2016 View document
Regulations defining the scope of the profession of oral hygiene– GN R1150/2000 View document
Regulations relating to the constitution of the professional board for dental therapy and oral hygiene – GN R1255/2008 View document
Regulations relating to the qualifications for registration of dental assistants: Amendment – GN R850/2016 View document
Regulations relating to the registration of student dental assistants – GN R581/2008 View document
Regulations defining the scope of the profession of dental assistants - GN R396/2012 View document
Regulations defining the scope of the profession of dental therapists - GN R512/2016 View document
Regulations Relating to the Qualifications for Registration Of Dental Assistants: Amended GN R40772/2017 View document
Regulations defining th scope of Oral Hygiene -GG 40996/2017 View document

Rules
Rules for the registration of oral hygienists – BN 991/81 View document
Rules for the registration of dental therapists – BN 80/90 View document
Rules relating to the registration by dental therapists and oral hygienists of additional qualifications – BN 58/2008 View document
Rules relating to the registration by oral hygienists of additional qualifications – BN 63/2011 View document