Statement of Acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the traditional custodians on whose ancestral lands we provide dental services.

We acknowledge the deep feeling of attachment and relationship of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to Country.

We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people attending our services.

We are committed to improving the oral health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

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Clinic closure

Our Birkenhead (Le Fevre) clinic is currently closed. Please phone (08) 8243 5629 during this period.


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Working at SA Dental as a Dentist

Dentists are classified under industrial Awards and Agreements.

  • DO1 & DO2 - general dentists
  • DO3 - among these are Senior Practitioner roles which have responsibility for clinical leadership and clinical staff development in geographic regions.
  • DO4 – Statewide Lead Clinician, Clinical Directors and Specialists
  • DO5 - Chief Dental Officer and specialists
  • The classification levels for Dentist positions are at the DO1 to DO5 levels. Within DO1 to DO3 levels there are a number of salary increments (annual increases within the classification band).

The starting classification and increment level for a newly qualified dentist is at the DO101 increment level. Dentists with 5+ years’ experience will be appointed at the DO105 increment level.

DO1 level dentists will be eligible to apply for the DO2 classification after satisfactory completion of probation and sustained achievement of clinical and business KPI’s over four consecutive quarters.

SA Dental is an employee of choice for many clinicians starting in their oral health careers.

Learn more about how we support new clinicians through the Clinicians Early Development Program (CEDP).

Further information