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Dentures on the decline for older Victorians

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More older individuals are now keeping their natural teeth with the number of dentures being provided dropping in Victoria, according to new research. The data from Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV)—which relates to the number of dentures provided by Victorian […]

Oral health a challenge for drug users—and for dentists

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Chemically eroded teeth from cocaine application to gums is one of the conditions seen among problematic drug users, according to a recent University of Queensland School of Dentistry report. The report by Dr Hooman Baghai is published in last month’s […]

TGA fee cut alleviates dental industry’s compliance costs

The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) has welcomed advice that the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) plans to reduce most of its annual charges by 4.96 per cent for the coming year. The cut is associated with the annual charges that business must pay for […]

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