What is RACDS?

RACDS is a member-based organisation comprising of 3000+ dentists and surgeons from Australasia and beyond. A not-for-profit organisation, the Aim & Purpose of RACDS is to provide a community for exceptional dentists to gain access to ongoing development of their clinical skills, forge a supportive network of peers, mentors and mentees, and to promote the improvement of oral health in the community.

RACDS education programs provide world standard, evidence-based education, training, examination and assessment, and achieving Fellowship or Membership status can distinguish you as an exceptionally skilled practitioner within your community.

In an increasingly saturated market of dental professionals, becoming a Fellow or Member of RACDS can advance your career, promotes patient and peer recognition, as well as providing you with outstanding CPD opportunities.

In addition to personal and professional development, becoming a member of RACDS will provide you with an invaluable, supportive collegiate experience.

Read more about what RACDS can do for you.

Board Elections 2022 – 2024

The ballot is now open for the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Board Election 2022-2024. Voting closes on Friday 28 October 2022. The Board Election 2022-2024 is being conducted electronically by the independent voting and election services company – CorpVote.

VOTING INSTRUCTIONS

Eligible Voting Members have been sent voting instructions directly from CorpVote via email. If you did not receive the email from CorpVote and believe that you are eligible to vote, please check your junk mail folder and then contact CorpVote on the number or email below.

HELP & SUPPORT INFORMATION

For voter support please contact CorpVote on 1300 147 797 or support@corpvote.com.au.

The election results will be announced at the AGM on 18 November 2022.

New Membership pathway – MRACDS(PDS)

We have exciting news!

Individuals successful in the Primary Examination are now entitled to apply for Membership with the College, entitling the use of post-nominals MRACDS(PDS) and full rights as a Member.

To reflect this, the Primary Examination has been renamed to Primary Dental Sciences (PDS) Examination.

Read more about Membership in Primary Dental Sciences.

Advertised positions and dental practices

If you would like to advertise an available position at your practice or organisation, please contact marketing@racds.org. For the RACDS position advertisement rate card click HERE.

Find more advertised positions and dental practices.

From our members