Dental Health Services Victoria

We need to talk about smoking

quit smokingStepan Popov - Russian Federation

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 […]

Study to help fight tooth decay in children

tooth decay in childrenCopyright: stopabox / 123RF Stock Photo

Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) has announced its Australian-first study investigating the use of silver diamine fluoride to fight tooth decay and reduce dental hospitalisations in Victorian children. Silver diamine fluoride is a topical medicament that can be applied to […]