Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) is a postgraduate professional education college established in 1965 to provide a broad range of activities to enhance the professional development of both general and specialist dentists through individually actioned studies and examinations which lead to Membership or Fellowship of the College. Its headquarters are in the Sydney CBD in Sydney, Australia.[1]

The RACDS was established to promote high standards of postgraduate education in the dental profession, and to recognize general and specialist dental practitioners who have undertaken postgraduate training. Successful completion of college examinations may lead to Membership or Fellowship in the College (MRACDS or FRACDS) and/or may be used for licensure purposes.

Membership or Fellowship may be awarded in the following disciplines:

1. General Dental Practice.

2. Specialist Dental Practice - Endodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Paediatric Dentistry, Oral Medicine, Special Needs Dentistry and Dental Public Health.

Fellowship is also available in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a specialist medical and dental discipline. This qualification enables registration as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Australia and New Zealand.

Key Personnel

See also


  1. "Contact Us." Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. Retrieved on 16 September 2014. "Level 13, 37 York Street Sydney NSW 2000 Australia"
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