19 March 2019

Alliance welcomes Grattan laser shining on dental gaps

An alliance of dental health professionals, providers and consumers has welcomed the Grattan Institute report Filling the dental gap: A universal dental scheme for Australia as a significant contribution to addressing one of the most inequitable and under-funded areas of health care in the country.

‘Every federal and state-based politician needs to read this report, to both understand that many people are locked out of affordable and timely care, and to see a potential way forward to treating oral health in the same way we do for the rest of the body’, said Tony McBride, Spokesperson for the Victorian Oral Health Alliance (VOHA).

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