• To promote the establishment and maintenance of a professional oral health category of clinical dental technologist under an Act of Parliament in South Africa;
  • To prepare and recommend minimum standards of training and qualification for clinical dental technologists in South Africa;
  • To negotiate at an international, national, provincial or local level or otherwise to assist members and branches to establish, maintain and/or improve the practice of clinical dental technology;
  • To collect and distribute information relating to the profession, including existing and proposed legislation and experience gained through the practice of the profession of denturism worldwide;
  • To hold conferences related to CDT and to facilitate in the establishment and maintenance of a culture of continuous education;
  • To publish books, reports, articles and other literature relating to clinical dental technology;
  • To compile and publish a Code of Ethics and Practice Guidelines for the profession; 
  • To engage in all other activities consistent with these objectives.