Medicare dental

Is Medicare dental coming?

Above: the last Health Minister to introduce a Medicare dental scheme.

Following the victory by the Coalition in the election last weekend, Australians can finally welcome a government whose stated policy aim is to bring dentistry under Medicare. As pointed out this week by the ADIA, the incoming Coalition Government has […]

Medicare dental closure leaves town without dentist

The wheat belt town of Coonamble has lost it's dentistThe wheat belt town of Coonamble has lost it's dentist with the closure of the CDDS.

The closure of the Medicare Chronic Disease Dental scheme has cost the wheatbelt town of Coonamble its dentist, according to reports this week in News Ltd newspapers. After five months of having a full-time dentist at the Coonamble Aboriginal Health […]

ADA wants access to government

Happy dentist likes ADA planThe ADA believes its DentalAccess plan will make both patients and the profession happy.

With recent news reports that discussions are underway to determine what Australia’s new national dental scheme should look like, the ADA has set out to remind people about the DentalAccess policy, which it says will ensure the 30 per cent […]