Media Releases

Suspension of non-urgent dental care in Victoria

30 March 2020

Suspension of non-urgent dental care in Victoria

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) has recommended that all dental practices in Australia implement Level 3 restrictions. This effectively means that all routine examinations and treatments should be deferred until these restrictions are lifted.

Media Releases | COVID-19 | Dentist
Go to the dentist before a sore tooth takes you there

27 November 2019

Go to the dentist before a sore tooth takes you there

The ADAVB is launching a new campaign today to encourage Victorians to take control of their dental health by visiting a dentist regularly.

Media Releases | Dentist | Dental Health
Make time for oral health during Women’s Health Week

04 September 2019

Make time for oral health during Women’s Health Week

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

Media Releases | Dental Health
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 of kids’ dental program to ensure timely dental check-ups

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

Media Releases | Children | Dentist
Australians' love affair with sugary drinks rots the smiles of children as young as five

20 March 2019

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

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

Media Releases | Sugar
Alliance welcomes Grattan laser shining on dental gaps

19 March 2019

Alliance welcomes Grattan laser shining on dental gaps

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

Media Releases | Dental Health | Funding
Community health centre dentists to take unprecedented 24-hour stop-work action

01 February 2019

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

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

Media Releases | EBA | Public Dentistry

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