October, 2017

Health fund reform needed says ADA

health fund reform Copyright: 72soul / 123RF Stock Photo

The Australian Dental Association’s submission to the Senate Community Affairs Committee Private Health Insurance Inquiry, published on the Inquiry website last week, highlights the discriminatory, anti-competitive and at times unethical way some health funds are operating in the ‘extras’ insurance […]

Dental record at Melbourne’s museum of dentistry

Fannie Gray, the first woman to graduate from a dental school in Australia, examining a soldier’s teeth, c. 1914–16

Come on a guided tour of Australia’s oldest and most comprehensive museum of dentistry. By Cassy Polimeni The evolution of dentistry—from spells to drive away disease-causing spirits to a recognised profession at the cutting edge of technology—is characterised by colourful myths and […]