Working as a dentist

There’s a great deal you need be across as a practising dentist from regulatory requirements to CPD to running a practice, all here in one easily accessible area.  

What you need to know:

As a registered dental practitioner, you have a legal obligation to familiarise yourself with and be compliant with the full slate of Dental Board of Australia's requirements.

CPD is required for every registered dentist. The ADA's CPD Portal, National Digital Library and national and local events all offer great online and face-to-face learning opportunities. 

Your guide to the definitive three-digit coding system for items and clinical procedures, the Schedule and Glossary comes in both PDF form and an online searchable database known as the Online Schedule and Glossary.

Peer is your safe place to connect, discuss and seek advice from fellow ADA members.

Your guide to the ADA guidelines which help you to integrate best-practice and regulations into your practice.

Catch up on all the latest news and clinical and practice insights in the member-only monthly News Bulletin and also the official journal of the ADA, the Australian Dental Journal. 

Benchmark your practice against others with the Dental Fees Survey, Dental Workforce and Practice Survey, Practice Accreditation and the Dental Insights Report.

Policies outline the ADA’s position on a host of different issues affecting the dental profession.

Lifestyle Benefits offers a wide of range of goods & services at prices only available to members.


Locate policies, guidelines and publications quickly and easily.

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