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Public oral health awards finalists announced

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Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) has announced the finalists for this year’s Public Oral Health Awards. The awards celebrate public oral health professionals, volunteers and organisations that demonstrate outstanding dedication to improving the health outcomes of the Victorian community. DHSV CEO […]

ADIA releases new dental product sales report

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The Australian Dental Industry Association has just published the Australian Dental Industry Intelligence Report, its latest —and the most authoritative—assessment of the market for dental products. According to this, the sector has enjoyed sustained growth of 5.2 per cent p.a. […]

Students test their nerve in the virtual world

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A groundbreaking simulation from the University of Newcastle is providing oral health therapy students with a unique opportunity to practise administering dental injections in a virtual environment before they enter the patient clinic. The initiative is the brainchild of lecturer and […]

Ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury says ADIA

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The Australian Dental Industry Association has called on the Australian Government to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury—a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from the adverse effects of mercury. The Convention includes a ban on new mercury […]