NSW Health employs all members of the dental team to provide safe and coordinated care for patients. Our teams include registered dental practitioners (Dentists, Dental Specialists, Oral Health Therapists, and Dental Prosthetists), Dental Assistants and Dental Technicians.

Considering a rewarding career in public oral health?

Joining a public oral health service gives you the chance to be part of a motivated workforce who want to make a real difference for their patients.

Dental team members working in the public sector can experience working in a range of settings - including hospitals, community health centres and mobile dental services in metropolitan, regional and rural areas of NSW.

Opportunities are available for new graduates as well as experienced practitioners.

  • To view current oral health vacancies, visit I Work for NSW
  • If you are interested in studying to become a dental practitioner, visit the Dental Board of Australia website for advice.
  • If you want to train to become a Dental Technician or Dental Assistant, visit the Australian Government's My Skills website for advice.
Current as at: Friday 21 April 2023