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June, 2018

ADAVB questions industry pledge to cut sugar from drinks

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The Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch has said the new pledge from the Australian Beverages Council to reduce sugar across the industry’s product range is really an attempt to avoid the regulation required to make a meaningful impact on health. […]

UQ study assesses oral health impact of taxing sugary drinks

tax on sugary drinksA tax on sugary drinks would save $666 million in oral health costs over a decade

A tax on sweetened drinks would save $666 million in oral health costs over a decade, a study by The University of Queensland has found. Led by Dr Marcin Sowa of UQ’s Centre for Business and Economics of Health, the study—which is […]

Indigenous oral health study grant recipients announced

Indigenous oral health

The Australian Dental Health Foundation (ADHF) and Dental Hygienists Association of Australia (DHAA) have awarded five study grants to support undergraduate Indigenous oral health therapy and dental hygienist students in their studies for 2018. This year, each of the successful […]

ADIA new exporter’s grant launched

new exporter’s grant

Local dental product manufacturers will find it easier to find new overseas distributors thanks to a grant program established by the Australian Dental Industry Association. The ADIA New Exporter’s Grant provides financial support to emerging local dental product manufacturers to attend the worlds’ […]