Our Griffith Health Centre was purpose-built to be the home of advanced learning and teaching

The AUS$150 million purpose-built Griffith Health Centre (Ian O'Connor building) is set in the stunning Gold Coast region of Australia. Despite its young age, the School of Dentistry and Oral Health is already excelling at providing a world-class education for upwardly mobile and ambitious students to learn their craft in state-of-the-art facilities.

Programs are fully accredited by the Australian Dental Council for registration as a health professional by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, and recognised by the Commission on Dental Education of Canada for registration as a dentist and by New Zealand’s Dental Council via Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition.

Scholarships

We have a range of scholarships for current students.

Students clothing / instruments

Estimated yearly costings for all Dentistry Programs

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Dentistry at Griffith

Students of Dentistry and Oral Health receive a dynamic learning experience, not only benefitting from the state-of-the-art labs but also from studying alongside registered dentists in real-life settings, ranging from major city hospitals to small rural clinics.

Griffith University’s School of Dentistry and Oral Health is at the centre of the institution’s success. Head of the School Professor Robert Love sets out his progressive vision “to enhance its position nationally and internationally as a world-class, research-based school, offering education of the highest quality in the oral health professions and to play a leading national and international role with particular relevance to the community and economy of Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region.”

A LEADING UNIVERSITY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Study one of the many Dentistry programs we offer or continue your research studies at Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland Australia. At Griffith, we are committed to helping international students make the most of their time in Australia by providing quality education, guidance and support.

DENTAL PROSTHETICS LABORATORIES

The School's dental prosthodontic laboratories incorporate the latest technologies to enhance the student's learning experience. Conventional appliance and prosthesis techniques as well as Computer Aided Design (CAD), subtractive and additive manufacturing, also know as Computer aided manufacturing or 3D printing, are incorporated into the teaching spaces. The facilities are utilized by dentistry, dental technology and dental prosthetic students for didactic teaching purposes and the construction of prosthesis for patients that attend the Griffith Health Dental Clinic.

Learning facilities

Student learning is enhanced by a blended learning approach where foundational content is available online enabling students to be prepared; it also allows instructors to engage students in discussions, interactive learning and collaborative activities. Offering Master of Dentistry and Bachelor degrees in Dental Technology and Dental Prosthetics right through to a Master of Clinical Dentistry or Doctor of Clinical Dentistry and PhDs, there are courses for all levels to kick off your Dentistry career. All courses are informed by the latest research – also conducted at the School – and evidence-based modern practices.

ASSOCIATIONS TO JOIN

Students have the opportunity to join various student-body associations and external associations.

  • Griffith Alumni and Giving We make it possible to change lives through education and research, while also maintaining connections with our alumni, students, staff, industry partners and many friends. By nurturing and supporting those partnerships, we provide a coordinated approach to developing engagement and fundraising initiatives to continue the University’s groundbreaking research and to help our students achieve their dreams.
  • Australian Dental Association Dental students may join the Australian Dental Association. There is no fee for Student Membership of the ADA. According to the Branch Constitution, as a student member you are entitled to attend all Ordinary, Special and Annual Meetings of the Branch but may not vote at the meeting. You will be entitled to receive publications (such as the Australian Dental Association Journal) and other appropriate membership services.
  • Australian Dental Prosthetist Association The ADPA is the peak professional body representing dental prosthetists in Australia. The ADPA provides a voice through the collective power of a strong member organisation. There is no fee for Student Membership of the ADAP.
  • Oral Health Professionals Association The Oral Health Professionals Association is the custodian for the Dental Technology profession in Australia and provides, public education and promotion, advocacy initiatives to promote the profession's future, and offers a strong unified voice for the profession whenever called upon. As the national body representing Oral Health Professionals in Australia, the OHPA promotes the highest standards of professionalism and is guided by an Ethics Statement– ensuring everyone can have confidence in an OHPA member. There is no fee for Student Membership of OHPA.

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