Media Releases

Victorian community health dentists prepare to take industrial action

08 September 2022

Victorian community health dentists prepare to take industrial action

The Victorian Government is yet to make a formal offer to improve the pay and conditions of Australia’s lowest paid public sector dentists.

Dental care waiting times surge due to pandemic

03 August 2022

Dental care waiting times surge due to pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic still impacting dental health with worst delays in public dental care seen this decade.

Stop the Rot

28 April 2022

Stop the Rot

Join our Stop the Rot campaign to call on political parties and candidates in this federal election to prioritise dental care for older Australians living in residential aged care.

Federal budget disappointment

30 March 2022

Federal budget disappointment

The ADAVB is disappointed that the Federal Budget has again failed to deliver any additional new measures to address dental health.

Public dental wait times balloon as impacts of COVID-19 bite

02 February 2022

Public dental wait times balloon as impacts of COVID-19 bite

Waiting times for public dental care in Victoria have ballooned over the past six months as the impact of restrictions on access to basic dental care and a chronic lack of funding continue.

ADAVB BOQ Specialist bursary recipients 2021

17 December 2021

ADAVB BOQ Specialist bursary recipients 2021

Congratulations to Dr Evangeline Alphonse and Dr Thivagar Nirmalann, recipients of the ADAVB BOQ Specialist bursaries.

Our state of decay on World Cavity Free Future Day

14 October 2021

Our state of decay on World Cavity Free Future Day

On World Cavity-Free Future Day the ADAVB is highlighting the appalling rates of preventable tooth decay (dental caries) and enormous expenditure on oral disease in Australia.

Dental crisis Victoria - Dental wait lists blow out

15 August 2021

Dental crisis Victoria - Dental wait lists blow out

Waiting times for public dental care in Victoria have ballooned over the past 12 months due to the impact of restrictions on access to basic dental care.

World Oral Health Day: Time to prioritise oral health and stop the neglect in aged care

18 March 2021

World Oral Health Day: Time to prioritise oral health and stop the neglect in aged care

On World Oral Health Day on 20 March, dental health professionals around the world are asking people to be proud of their mouth.

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