Advanced Diploma of Oral Health - Dental Hygiene

TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA)

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00092B

This qualification will help progress your career as a dental hygienist by teaching you advanced techniques. You will learn about contemporary dental hygiene practice to develop your skills to work in the private or government sector.


  • Administer pain control for dental treatment
  • Analyse and apply epidemiology in dental and health practice
  • Apply oral medicine and pathology principles to dental hygiene treatment
  • Apply pharmacology principles to dental hygiene management
  • Apply professional tooth whitening agents
  • Apply rubber dam and fissure sealants
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Confirm physical health status
  • Contribute to working with the community to identify health needs
  • Diagnose and manage dental caries and other hard tissue pathologies in the patient
  • plus more.

Standard entry requirements

Satisfactory performance in a written assessment.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Gilles Plains International: $64,900 No No information available
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