We are the national representative body for Oral Health Professionals
We provide leadership, collaboration and advocacy to enhance the profession and the oral health outcomes for the community
Oral Health Therapist
An Oral Health Therapist is a registered independent dental professional who provides a range of preventive and restorative dental treatments, including dental hygiene services, restorative procedures, and oral health education for people of all ages. They focus on promoting overall oral health and preventing oral diseases.
A Dental Therapist is a registered dental professional who provides preventive and restorative dental care, including fillings and extractions, without the direct supervision of a dentist. They often focus on providing care to children.
A Dental Hygienist is a registered dental professional who focuses on periodontal (gum health), cleaning teeth, examining patients for signs of oral diseases, and educating them on proper oral hygiene practices.