What is a Radiation Licence?   

The dental industry uses radiation equipment for a range of radiation services, including:

  • intra-oral radiography
  • extra-oral radiography
  • hard and soft tissue laser procedures.

The use of radiation sources to carry out a radiation practice is regulated under the Radiation Safety Act 1999 to minimise the risks associated with radiation. This includes radiation equipment used for dental services. Dental radiation sources include:

  • X-ray equipment
  • laser equipment.

The following information applies to students in year Students in year 3, 4 & 5 of the Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) program and all Doctor of Clinical Dentistry students.

You can view your licence status at any time by checking the Public Register on the QLD Health website.  

Contact us

Student enquiries
Placement Ready team

07 3346 0903 Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Visit us
Room 539A, Level 5, 
Human Movement Studies Building (26B)

Individual student consultations are available on:

  • Mondays - Thursdays 11am - 2pm. 

Online Chat:

The HABS Placement Ready team are available for online chat Monday to Thursday afternoon from 1pm to 3pm.

You can find the chat function on the Prepare for your placement homepage

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