About Us

Advancing dentistry to improve the health of every Australian

2018-21 Strategic Plan

We are the peak body representing the dentistry profession in NSW and the ACT. We represent 70% of dentists, 79% of specialists and 83% of dental students. Our purpose is to have the best dentists in the world, in a nation with the best oral health. This requires us to support dentists throughout their entire careers.

Our advocacy for members ensures we stay united as a profession, securing the profile, funding, support and recognition to allow us to continue advancing dentistry. As a not-for-profit organisation led by dentists for dentists, our remit is to deliver value to members and we do this in six key ways:

The strongest professions are those that are well represented

Continuing Professional Development
Providing comprehensive and respected CPD in world class facilities

Networking and Connections
Mentorship, events, local divisions and study groups

Professional and Peer Advice
On dento-legal matters, compliance, practice management, HR, IR, pharma

News and Filtering
We deliver what dentists need to know, when they need to know it

Lifestyle and Benefits
It's not all business. We incorporate social events and lifestyle benefits


Supporting members to be world-leading dentists in a nation with the best oral health.


Advance dentistry to improve the health of every Australian.


  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Respect 
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Robust advocacy
  • Lifelong learning