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|About||The Dental Council is the statutory body constituted under the Dental Act of 1972 for maintaining self-regulation of the dental professionals in Jamaica.|
The 1972 act entrusted the Dental Council with the following objectives.
(a) To register dentists and enrol dental auxiliaries;
(b) To regulate the training of persons for enrolment as dental auxiliaries;
(c) To appoint examiners to conduct such examinations in respect to persons applying for registration as dentists and persons applying for enrolment as dental auxiliaries as may from time to time be necessary under the provisions of this Act;
(d)To ensure the maintenance of proper standards of professional conduct by persons registered as dentists or enrolled as dental auxiliaries, as the case may be, under this Act.