June, 2018

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’ […]

Tools of the trade: NSK Ti-Max X450L Optic and Salvin 700 XXXL implant carbide

by Dr Khaled Shahin, Lakeside Dental Spa, Hervey Bay, QLD As well as owning and operating at Lakeside Dental Spa, I am the director and founder of Dental Courses International. What’s good about it The 45-degree angle of the handpiece coupled with the extra long bur are […]

Dentistry in the ADF

dentistry in the ADFDentist and business coach Dr Jesse Green spent seven years in the Royal Australian Navy. Photo: Colonel Murray Hayes

The Australian Defence Force is an exciting alternative for dentists seeking something more than private practice. But dentistry in the ADF is not for the faint hearted. By Shane Conroy Think running a busy dental practice is challenging? Try doing […]

ADIA supports TGA’s new complaints handling process

The Australian Government’s new process to consider complaints about the advertising of medicines and medical devices to the public is being backed by the Australian Dental Industry Association. Through the proposed 2018 Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code the Australian Government has set out a […]

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