Resources

We offer a range of resources for members to help you in your practice:

For Dentists

Professional development and training opportunities:

For Patients

Resources and oral health information for patients:

Coronavirus - managing the risks in general dental practice

18 February 2020

Coronavirus - managing the risks in general den...

Ongoing media coverage has highlighted the emergence of a novel coronavirus (nCoV) that originated in a food...

Australia Day Honours 2020

28 January 2020

Australia Day Honours 2020

Congratulations to Associate Professor Ian Hewson AM, honoured for extensive service and contribution to the...

The Icarus effect on practice sales

24 January 2020

The Icarus effect on practice sales

When selling your dental practice, deciding on the right asking price can be tricky. Practice Sale Search Ma...

Getting support during a crisis

10 January 2020

Getting support during a crisis

During times of crisis – like we are experiencing with the bushfires – it’s important to look after yourself...

ADAVB Awards: Recognising the contributions of your colleagues

03 January 2020

ADAVB Awards: Recognising the contributions of ...

The ADAVB Council is calling for nominations for the ADAVB Awards.

12 Days of Christmas ADAVB member giveaways

13 December 2019

12 Days of Christmas ADAVB member giveaways

Our 12 Days of Christmas giveaway promotion for ADAVB members kicks off today as we count down to the holida...

Wake up call: Aussie teens losing out on a good night's sleep thanks to energy drinks

04 December 2019

Wake up call: Aussie teens losing out on a good...

Energy drinks are contributing to poor sleep among Aussie teens.

Auditor General’s report shows Victorian Government still failing public dental patients

28 November 2019

Auditor General’s report shows Victorian Govern...

The Victorian Auditor General’s Office tabled a report in Parliament today on the follow-up to the 2016 audi...

Meet Frank.

27 November 2019

Meet Frank.

New campaign to encourage Victorians to visit an ADAVB dentist launches today.

Go to the dentist before a sore tooth takes you there

27 November 2019

Go to the dentist before a sore tooth takes you...

The ADAVB is launching a new campaign today to encourage Victorians to take control of their dental health b...

Victorians brush up on their awareness of sugary drinks

31 October 2019

Victorians brush up on their awareness of sugar...

Victorians are brushing up on their sugary drinks knowledge and looking to cut back on sugary drinks, thanks...

Malicious hacking email targeting dental practices

24 October 2019

Malicious hacking email targeting dental practi...

The ADAVB has been advised that a hacking email targeting dental practices is operating, following a similar...

Choose water this World Cavity-Free Future Day

14 October 2019

Choose water this World Cavity-Free Future Day

This year’s World Cavity-Free Future Day promotes fluoridated tap water as the drink of choice to prevent to...

See beyond the stigma this World Mental Health Day

10 October 2019

See beyond the stigma this World Mental Health ...

Today is World Mental Health Day, an initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health to raise public aw...

Be a safety champion

01 October 2019

Be a safety champion

October is National Safe Work Month – a time to remind us all about the importance of health and safety in t...

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North, east, south, west: Find where you fit best

23 September 2019

North, east, south, west: Find where you fit be...

No matter where you are located in Victoria, there is a place for you in an ADAVB group.

Make time for oral health during Women’s Health Week

04 September 2019

Make time for oral health during Women’s Health...

During Women’s Health Week (2-6 September) the ADAVB is encouraging women to make time to see their dentist ...

Inaugural ADAVB BOQ Specialist recent graduate bursary announced

02 September 2019

Inaugural ADAVB BOQ Specialist recent graduate ...

A Yarra Ranges dentist committed to ongoing professional development has been awarded the inaugural ADAVB BO...

Congratulations to ADAVB BOQ Specialist Bursary recipient Dr Anand Makwana

28 August 2019

Congratulations to ADAVB BOQ Specialist Bursary...

Dr Anand Makwana, owner of Warragul Dental Care, has been announced as the recipient of the 2019 ADAVB BOQ S...

Dentists urge flexible model for implementation of kids’ dental program to ensure timely dental check-ups

27 May 2019

Dentists urge flexible model for implementation...

The ADAVB has urged the government to take a flexible approach to delivery of its school dental van program....

Carotid artery calcification – member-only free CPD hour

23 April 2019

Carotid artery calcification – member-only free...

Read the Clinical Update article in this month's Victorian Dentist, answer at least 9/10 quiz questions corr...

Beware: Scam targeting dentists

28 March 2019

Beware: Scam targeting dentists

The ADAVB has been advised that a scam targeting dentists is still operating, following initial reports in 2...

Australians' love affair with sugary drinks rots the smiles of children as young as five

20 March 2019

Australians' love affair with sugary drinks rot...

Leading health bodies call for people to rethink sugary drink this World Oral Health Day.

Alliance welcomes Grattan laser shining on dental gaps

19 March 2019

Alliance welcomes Grattan laser shining on dent...

An alliance of dental health professionals, providers and consumers has welcomed a Grattan Institute report.

Another two EBAs for general dentists approved by Fair Work Commission

11 March 2019

Another two EBAs for general dentists approved ...

The Fair Work Commission has approved another two 2018–2022 EBAs for general dentists.

News | EBA
EBA approved for specialist dentists

01 March 2019

EBA approved for specialist dentists

We are very pleased to announce that the 2018-2022 EBA for specialist dentists employed at Dental Health Ser...

News | EBA
Community health centre dentists to take unprecedented 24-hour stop-work action

01 February 2019

Community health centre dentists to take unprec...

Public sector dentists working at 10 community health agencies across Victoria will walk off the job.

It's never too early or too late to look after your oral health

01 February 2018

It's never too early or too late to look after ...

It's never too early or too late to look after your oral health. This week we celebrated World Oral Health D...

Lorne Conference

29 February 2020

Lorne Conference

Oral cancer: Management from the perspective of the entire dental team.

2020 ADAVB Tennis Day

21 February 2020

2020 ADAVB Tennis Day

Exercise while you socialise at our annual Tennis Day.

Autumn Golf Day

31 March 2020

Autumn Golf Day

Take your shot at the 2020 ADAVB Autumn Golf Day winner’s title.

Practice accreditation workshop

26 March 2020

Practice accreditation workshop

Learn how to navigate Accreditation Pro software and develop a process for completing accreditation.

Infection prevention and control in the dental practice

26 March 2020

Infection prevention and control in the dental practice

Build your confidence with your infection prevention and control processes.

Practice accreditation workshop

30 April 2020

Practice accreditation workshop

Learn how to navigate Accreditation Pro software and develop a process for completing accreditation.

Oral diseases

09 May 2020

Oral diseases

Explore oral diseases from gingival and alveolar presentations to the non-odontogenic presentation of illicit drug use.

Compliance matters

04 March 2020

Compliance matters

Learn about some of your basic compliance and record-keeping obligations, and explore ethical issues that may arise in your p

CPR and medical emergencies

04 March 2020

CPR and medical emergencies

[Fully booked] Gain or refresh your skills and knowledge in CPR.

Financial and investment series – Module 2

05 March 2020

Financial and investment series – Module 2

Learn about sharemarket and investing fundamentals.

Relative analgesia

03 October 2020

Relative analgesia

Become proficient and confident in the administration of nitrous oxide in clinical practice.

Implant restoration – Level 1

24 March 2020

Implant restoration – Level 1

Gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on practice in treatment planning, restoration and long-term maintenance of dental impla

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