About the Course

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

  • Career Prospects

    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
    • clinical audit
    • 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.

  • Further Studies

    You may opt to pursue the Bachelor of Oral Health in reputable overseas universities which are recognised by the Singapore Dental Council.  These include:


     Curtin University

     University of Sydney

     University of Queensland

     University of Adelaide

     University of Melbourne

     University of Newcastle

    New Zealand

     Auckland University of Technology

     University of Otago

    Admission and credit exemptions are decided by the respective Universities.