AUT's Bachelor of Health Science in Oral Health degree will equip you with the skills for the contemporary oral health environment. As a dual-trained oral health practitioner (you can register as a dental hygienist and a dental therapist with the Dental Council of New Zealand), you will be at the forefront of the changing oral health landscape. You will be equipped to provide care for patients of all ages.
Graduates will be highly skilled as dual qualified oral health practitioners with the ability to work in clinical practice in both private or public health settings. You can work with people of all ages. There are opportunities to work for DHBs throughout New Zealand, in private general or specialist practice, specifically in the area of oral health promotion or in the education sector. Your qualification is recognised in Australia and dual-qualified graduates are in high demand.
Last updated: 12-Sep-2016 8.47am
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