August, 2013

Health groups call for dental plan

The lack of a national approach on this is a key threat to Australia’s dental health, said Alison Verhoeven of the AHHA

A group of eight key health organisations has  called on the Coalition to match or improve upon the Labor Party’s commitment to children’s dental services under Medicare and increased funding for public dental services for adults. Whoever wins government, the […]

Grants for senior smiles

University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded a grant to help seniors' oral health.

The University of Newcastle has been awarded a $100,000 grant from Central Coast NSW Medicare Local Limited for a “Senior Smiles” program to deliver oral hygiene to people in residential aged care facilities. A Dental Hygienist will provide dental examinations, […]