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Dental Health Week 2023

01 August 2023

Dental Health Week 2023

This year's Dental Health Week runs from 7-13 August and focuses on the mouth and whole-body connection.

Waiting times for public dental care increasing again

26 July 2023

Waiting times for public dental care increasing again

As predicted, waiting times for public dental treatment are starting to increase again in Victoria, sparking ongoing concerns about a public dental system in crisis.

Drop in waiting times for public dental care, but concerns remain over long-term access

23 February 2023

Drop in waiting times for public dental care, but concerns remain over long-term access

Concerns remain about access to dental care for more than 1.5 million eligible Victorians.

ADAVB and BOQ Specialist announce 2022 bursary recipients

16 December 2022

ADAVB and BOQ Specialist announce 2022 bursary recipients

Dr Terence Lau and Dr Alistair Steel have been announced as the recipients of the 2022 ADAVB and BOQ Specialist Bursaries.

Liberal boost to make Victorians smile

03 November 2022

Liberal boost to make Victorians smile

ADAVB welcomes announcement from Liberal Party to invest additional funding, if elected, to support the ailing public dental system and prioritise the oral health of Victorians.

Victorian community health dentists prepare to take industrial action

08 September 2022

Victorian community health dentists prepare to take industrial action

The Victorian Government is yet to make a formal offer to improve the pay and conditions of Australia’s lowest paid public sector dentists.

Dental care waiting times surge due to pandemic

03 August 2022

Dental care waiting times surge due to pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic still impacting dental health with worst delays in public dental care seen this decade.

Stop the Rot

28 April 2022

Stop the Rot

Join our Stop the Rot campaign to call on political parties and candidates in this federal election to prioritise dental care for older Australians living in residential aged care.

Federal budget disappointment

30 March 2022

Federal budget disappointment

The ADAVB is disappointed that the Federal Budget has again failed to deliver any additional new measures to address dental health.

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