Introduction to Dentistry Course | Australian Dental Industry Association

Introduction to Dentistry - online learning course

To support individuals new to the oral health sector and dental industry, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) has launched an online, on demand Introduction to Dentistry course.

Introduction to Dentistry provides an overview of dentistry and an understanding of the various individuals and groups that contribute to oral health care.

From understanding equipment and materials to explaining the roles of each of the sector’s professionals, Introduction to Dentistry provides a broad overview of the sector perfect for those beginning their career in oral health, as well as administrators, receptionists, payroll, media and marketing and manufacturing and wholesale.

Introduction to Dentistry is ideal for anyone interested in learning about the fundamentals of the dental industry and dentistry.

Delivered by leading industry specialists, the online, on demand training course can be completed at the individual pace of each participant and consists of an engaging and informative mix of videos, written content and knowledge quizzes.

To enrol in Introduction to Dentistry, click the button below.

Introduction To Dentistry - course content

  • Diagnosis and radiography
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Oral hygiene aids
  • Infection control in dentistry
  • Oral health and disease
  • The structure of the dental industry
  • Oral and dental anatomy, physiology and charting
  • Dental technology and laboratory procedures
  • The dental environment and dental equipment
  • Minor oral surgery, anaesthesia and sedation.


Introduction to Dentistry provides an understanding of how the dental industry and profession works, as well as the language, terminology and techniques used in dentistry.

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