Dental Health Services Victoria

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 […]

Award-winning approach to improving oral health outcomes

Image L-R: Dr Francisco Balestrin, president IHF; Martin Hall, chief oral health officer – DHSV; Dr Kwang Tae Kim; Dr Zoe Wainer, chair - DHSV; Dr Lawrence Lai, chair IHF Awards Judging Panel

Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) has been announced as the Gold Winner of the International Hospital Federation (IHF)/Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Award in the 2018 IHF Awards. The award celebrates and recognises demonstrable excellence, innovations and outstanding achievements in […]

We need to talk about smoking

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Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) has co-designed a program with oral health professionals to help them raise the issue of smoking with their patients. Smoking significantly increases the risk of developing oral cancer and periodontal disease, and the latest statistics […]

Public Oral Health Awards winners announced

Public Oral Health AwardAnne Lennard, Healthy Bite Dental

Dental Health Services Victoria revealed the winners of the 2017 Public Oral Health Awards (POHA) at the DHSV AGM at The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne last Friday night. The Awards, now in their eighth year, recognise public oral health […]