Practice Accreditation

What is accreditation? 
Accreditation is independent recognition that an organisation, program or activity meets the requirements of defined criteria or standards. Accreditation is an internationally recognised evaluation process used to assess the quality of care and services provided in a range of areas including healthcare.

In the context of Private Dental Practice Accreditation, this means the accrediting agency (Quality Innovation Performance), has determined that a dental practice meets the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

What does ADA Dental Practice Accreditation involve?
How can ADA NSW help you to achieve accreditation?

Accreditation support is free for ADA NSW members who have registered to achieve accreditation. 

  1. Friendly and helpful support available to answer questions related to accreditation (via telephone or email).
  2. Workshops and information seminars.
  3. Follow over 500 practices to achieve accreditation efficiently and effectively and follow ADA NSW’s 12 Week Accreditation Challenge.
  4. Ongoing support once you have achieved accreditation.
  5. Access to the 5 Week Re-Accreditation Program to guide members through the evidence requirements of Re-Accreditation.
  6. Access to ACT/NSW specific resources and information to ensure compliance.

How do I find more information and register for accreditation?
To register for accreditation, please click on this link. To see the resources available to you to achieve accreditation please see the ADA NSW Accreditation Hub

If you would like more information, please email us: or telephone

(02) 8436 9900