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2025 Expression of Interest Now Open



Take your surgical knowledge to the next level!

The Graduate Diploma of Dental Implantology (GDDI) is an accredited diploma provided by ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development and Charles Sturt University School of Dentistry and Health Science.

The GDDI is an 18-month, part-time comprehensive program consisting of detailed instruction and of  dental implant placement and restoration practice. This program enables participants to become more confident in the incorporation of dental implant supported prostheses for general dental practice.

Subject Outline

  • DOH 505: Implant-based Prosthodontics
  • DOH 506: Surgical Implant Dentistry
  • DOH 507: Clinical Implant Dentistry

Application Process


Entry into the Graduate Diploma of Dental Implantology consists of three steps: an Expression of Interest, Written Application and a Professional Interview.


2025 Expression of Interest notifications are NOW OPEN. Click below and register your interest and details.  You will be contacted in the Spring of 2024 and provided with further information.




Following your expression of interest submission, you will be contacted and invited to submit a Written Application. Please check your inbox in Spring 2024.


Based on the selection criteria, a proportion of applicants will be selected to participate in a short interview. Interviews will be held in person with an interview panel comprising of staff from both the University and the Australian Dental Association.


Selection Criteria 


Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for entry to the course:

  • Hold current AHPRA registration as a dentist
  • Have at least two (2) years postgraduate clinical experience 
  • Co requisite required: ITI Certificate in Implant Dentistry Foundation Level (either from ADA NSW CPD or online from ITI.org)
  • Demonstrate an interest in the use of dental implants
  • Discussion of previous restorative case experience


Additional Information

  • Entry into the Graduate Diploma is only available for Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents
  • A total of 24 participants will be selected via the written application and interview process
  • For further enquiries, please email GDDI@adacpd.com.au