(1) A person must not carry out a restricted dental act unless the person—(a) is registered in the dental profession or medical profession and carries out the restricted dental act in accordance with any requirements specified in an approved registration standard; or(b) is a student who carries out the restricted dental act in the course of activities undertaken as part of—(i) an approved program of study for the dental profession or medical profession; or(ii) clinical training in the dental profession or medical profession; or(c) carries out the restricted dental act in the course of carrying out technical work on the written order of a person registered in the dentists or dental prosthetists division of the dental profession; or(d) is a person, or a member of a class of persons, prescribed under a regulation as being authorised to carry out the restricted dental act or restricted dental acts generally.
Maximum penalty— $30,000.(2) In this section—
restricted dental act means any of the following acts—(a) performing any irreversible procedure on the human teeth or jaw or associated structures;(b) correcting malpositions of the human teeth or jaw or associated structures;(c) fitting or intra-orally adjusting artificial teeth or corrective or restorative dental appliances for a person;(d) performing any irreversible procedure on, or the giving of any treatment or advice to, a person that is preparatory to or for the purpose of fitting, inserting, adjusting, fixing, constructing, repairing or renewing artificial dentures or a restorative dental appliance.
technical work means the mechanical construction or the renewal or repair of artificial dentures or restorative dental appliances.