Oral health

Tier 1

Document link Status Purchase units Date of publication
Oral Health Services (docx, 101.21 KB) Mandatory See service specification for list of purchase units 02 June 2021

Tier 2

Document link Status Purchase units Date of publication

Adolescent Oral Health Coordination Services (docx, 90 KB)

Mandatory D01009 02 June 2021

Community Oral Health Services for Children and some Adolescents (docx, 85 KB)

Mandatory D01022 02 June 2021
Emergency Dental Services for Low Income Adults (docx, 83.58 KB) Mandatory D01005 02 June 2021
Hospital Dental Services (docx, 95.69 KB) Mandatory D01001, D01001S1, D01001S2, D01002, D01021, D01PRE 02 June 2021

Additional resources

Combined Dental Agreement

The Service Agreement for the Provision of Oral Health Services for Adolescents and Special Dental Services for Children and Adolescents is commonly known as the Combined Dental Agreement or the CDA.

The current CDA took effect on 1 July 2023. 


Operational Guidelines


Licence to Occupy


Ministry of Education ‘Licence to Occupy’ for CDA contractors using school premises to provide adolescent dental services.


Back-to-Back Agreement for Mobile Providers