Pursue a career as a dental assistant, hygienist or technician

TAFE SA dental courses use a flexible learning and assessment approach that reflects current science and practice in dentistry. Courses are available in dental care fields including radiography, practice management, technology and hygiene.

The dental clinic includes:

  • computer facilities in all 28 surgeries
  • decontamination room that exemplifies best practice in dental infection control
  • 8 intraoral radiography units and a panoramic radiography unit with digital facilities
  • a demonstration area utilising intraoral and extraoral cameras with large LCD displays.

The South Australian Broadband Research and Education Network (SABRENet)

SABRENet allows high-definition real-time demonstrations and interaction with other institutions, as well as local demonstrations in the clinic. The SA Dental Service operates a four-chair community service out of the TAFE SA Dental Clinic, providing TAFE SA dental hygiene and dental prosthetics students with a source of patients. Dentistry students from The University of Adelaide also use the clinic, working with TAFE SA dental assisting students.