Oral health at AUT University: an overview

  • Also referred to as dental therapy
We provide an innovative oral health degree that is comprehensive in both education and hands-on experience. Students work alongside qualified oral health professionals in the onsite university dental clinic and also gain extensive clinical experience on placement in a wide range of external settings. Our lecturers are expert professionals from different oral health groups including dental surgery assistants, therapists, hygienists, dentists and dental specialists.

Programme Information Contact

Debra Spinetto
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 Ext 9735
Email: debra.spinetto@aut.ac.nz

Key academic contact

Dr Anita Nolan
Head of Oral Health Department
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7524

Research interests and associations

The AUT oral health team is involved in this multidisciplinary research institute, comprised of seven research centres and a number of research programmes focusing on high quality public and mental health research.

Degrees and qualifications


News, events and conferences

New students and general enquiries

Student Hub provides information on all programmes at AUT, course counselling, campus tours, study planning and enrolment assistance.

Phone: 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)
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Returning student enquiries

Student Hub provides information on applications and admission, fees and invoices, student loans, academic records, general enrolment, graduation, accommodation, activities and events and student services.

Phone: +64 9 921 9779

Last updated: 06-Jun-2014 2.11pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.