Dental Health Services Victoria

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 […]

More Victorians receiving much-needed dental health care

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New figures released in Dental Health Services Victoria’s 2015-2016 Annual Report show that more Victorians than ever before are accessing critical oral health care. Highlights include: 10,122 Indigenous patients accessed care—up by 8.8 per cent 401,067 individuals treated across Victoria […]

It’s award season in Victoria

Catherine Flanagan (holding the trophy), our 2015 Community Oral Health Champion and the team at Merri Community Health Services.

Nominations for the 2016 Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) Public Oral Health Awards are now open. You are invited to nominate a colleague, manager or your local public dental professional—anyone within the Victoria public oral health sector who you find […]