Offered with support from the Health Promotion Board, the National University Centre for Oral Health, the Singapore Dental Association and government polyclinics, this course teaches core skills in operative and preventive dentistry, dental hygiene, oral-health promotion and clinic management. Learn to perform procedures like polishing, scaling, root planing, fillings and extraction of milk teeth. Plus, gain handson experience in specialised simulation laboratories and during clinical attachments.
What You'll Study
As an oral health therapist, you can practise in areas such as:
school dental service at the Health Promotion Board, in school dental clinics or at mobile dental clinics
private dental practices or dental institutions
oral health promotion
other dental-related industries (marketing, sales & training)
Our graduates are always in demand. Look forward to an exciting career as an oral health therapist in Singapore and aboard, and expect an attractive and competitive pay with opportunities for further career progression.
You may opt to pursue the Bachelor of Oral Health in reputable overseas universities which are recognised by the Singapore Dental Council. These include:
University of Sydney
University of Queensland
University of Adelaide
University of Melbourne
University of Newcastle
Auckland University of Technology
University of Otago
Admission and credit exemptions are decided by the respective Universities.
The School of Health and Social Sciences offers you the opportunity to enjoy a rewarding career as a highly skilled healthcare or social care professional in the related industries. You will study in a vibrant multi-disciplinary health and social care environment, which will provide you with well-rounded knowledge and skills to deliver quality holistic patient/client care. With many of our programmes developed to meet the specific needs of these dynamic industries, you will get relevant and quality training in your chosen field, leading to further education or career advancement opportunities.
This brochure highlights the advantage that NYP gives to our learners to bring out the best in them. It provides succinct information on how our strong industry connection, our NYP fam culture, holistic programmes and facilities prepare our students for work and life – with a well-rounded education.