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ADA says ACCC report falls short

The Australian Dental Association has strongly criticised the annual report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on the private health insurance industry. Although the report to the Australian Senate addresses some of the ADA’s concerns, president Dr Hugo Sachs […]

ADIA named Association of the Year

Left to right: John Peacock, general manager; Kathy Nguyen, manager, Client Services; Troy Williams, chief executive officer, ADIA; Tim Sheehy, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators

The Australian Dental Industry Association was named Association of the Year before more than 300 stakeholders from across the not-for-profit sector at a gala dinner held in Sydney earlier this week. The awards were presented by Associations Forum, a body committed to assisting associations […]

Yeast-bacteria interaction implicated in tooth decay

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Though most tooth decay can be blamed on bacteria such as Streptococcus mutans, a new study published in June in the journal PLOS Pathogens, has found the fungus Candida albicans may be a joint culprit in an alarmingly common form of severe tooth […]

And the winner is …

From left: BOQ Specialist Victorian manager Diane Stewart, 2017 bursary awardee Dr Kathleen Walsh, 2016 bursary awardee Dr Monica O'Malley and ADAVB CPD Committee chair Dr Ben Keith. Photo: ADAVB.

Dr Kathleen Walsh, owner of Yarra Valley Dental in Yarra Glen, was recently awarded the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) and BOQ Specialist $10,000 Practice Bursary. The bursary, in its third year, acknowledges dental practices committed to quality learning […]

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