Dental Therapy is concerned with prevention, assessment and treatment to help clients maintain and improve their oral health.

A Dental Therapist works in collaboration with other members of the oral health team. As a healthcare professional they provide a range of oral health services to clients ranging from examining, diagnosing including dental x-rays, preventive and restorative treatments in addition to oral health education and promotion.

SA Dental Service offers opportunities to study and work in a range of diverse settings

Clinical practice, tutoring, mentoring, with opportunities for ongoing study and career advancement; Bronwen, Dental Therapist, tells us what it's like working with SA Dental Service.

Testimony - Bronwen

Hi, I'm Bronwen, I graduated in 1980 from the School of Dental Therapy, then worked in the Riverland region for three years in the dental vans. I had children, worked part-time as a Dental Assistant and then did my Diploma of Dental Therapy at Adelaide Uni, working and studying full-time for 18 months.

I'm now in a brand new GP Super Clinic at Modbury, with a large, highly supportive team. Read more of Bronwen's story

Join Bronwen and the team at SA Dental Service and make a real difference within the community.

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Manager, Attraction & Retention
South Australian Dental Service
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