Dental Public Health is a non-clinical specialty involving the science and art of preventing oral diseases, promoting oral health to the population rather than the individual.

This guidance refers to the application process for an individual specialty. You should read this guidance alongside the dental specialty training recruitment applicant information.


View the dental specialty training recruitment applicant information.

Eligibility for speciality training

Visit the Dental specialty training eligibility page for full information.

Dental Public Health curriculum

The content of the curriculum was developed by Specialty Advisory Committees who report to the relevant Dental Faculties of the Royal Colleges.

View the Dental Public Health curriculum on the General Dental Council's (GDC's) website.

Page last reviewed: 2 October 2023

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