The Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent) is a specialist training program for qualified dentists accredited by the Australian Dental Council (ADC) for specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Programs are offered in the following specialist areas (Endodontics, Oral Medicine, Orthodontics, Periodontics, and Paediatric Dentistry) and taught by experienced specialists in their field, subject to availability of places each year in a beginning of year or mid-year intake. Programs in Prosthodontics, Oral Pathology and Dentomaxillofacial Radiology will be offered subject to accreditation by the Australian Dental Council. On completion of the DClinDent program you'll be eligible for registration as a dental specialist with appropriate registration bodies in Australia and New Zealand. Our clinics and laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art digital technologies including CBCT, CADCAM and 3dMD in addition to rotary endodontics and surgical microscopes and the latest research infrastructure.

Course Fee:

Australian: $125,100
International: $195,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Dental Science or equivalent; and at least 2 years' professional experience in the practice of general dentistry and have passed the Primary Examination for Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, or equivalent, as recognised by UWA; and current registration as a dentist in Australia (applicants must be eligible and remain registered for the duration of the course).


The course consists of units to a total value of 144 points which must include course core units and specialisation units.

Subjects you can Study:

Endodontics; Oral medicine; Orthodontics; Paediatric dentistry; Periodontics

Study Pathways:

Advanced standing possible upon application.


Australian Dental Council

Who for:

Practising dentists wanting to train in a specialty discipline: Endodontics, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics or Paediatric Dentistry

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Related Careers:

Dentist, Pathologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info No Full time 3 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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