Dentistry and Oral Health

Enhance people's confidence and quality of life by keeping their teeth and gums healthy.

  • Elite quality, priceless experience

    Adelaide is one of the top 33 universities in the world* in which to study dentistry and oral health. We have the #1 dental school in Australia and deliver an unrivalled learning experience backed by more than 100 years' teaching and research expertise—giving our graduates a competitive edge in a flexible and rewarding profession.

  • A remarkable health community

    Our world standing in dentistry and oral health ensures you will be learning side-by-side with students of the highest calibre. But that's only the start. You'll be guided by educators and researchers who are international leaders in their fields. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art technology in our simulation training facilities.

    You’ll build your skills working with real patients in multiple clinical settings—including our on-site Adelaide Dental Hospital. And you’ll benefit from our strong relationships and partnerships with the dental and oral health industry.

  • Career prospects

    Dental and oral health professionals are well paid and in demand, and job prospects are only expected to increase^. There are also some exciting technological advances on the industry's horizon. These include the use of:

    • AI, augmented reality and virtual reality
    • Laser treatment, promising little-to-no pain, faster healing and reduced infection risk
    • 3D-printed dental prosthetics.

Make History in Dentistry and Oral Health

World-class simulation technology, world-class academics, world-class graduates. Dental students Calvin and Isabella now have the first-hand practical experience needed for a successful career in Dentistry and Oral Health.

  • Australia's #1 Dental School*
  • Ranked #33 globally for Dentistry*
  • A proud 100-year history

*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2023.
^Australian Government, Labour Market Insights, 2023.

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A great part of the degree is the amount of time you get to practise in the simulation clinic, so you're confident when you start to see real patients.
Latisha Sykora - Bachelor of Oral Health

Latisha Sykora

Bachelor of Oral Health