Media Releases
4 May 2018
State dental funding a welcome but small step forward for people on public dental waiting lists (PDF)

The Victorian Oral Health Alliance (VOHA) has welcomed the State Budget announcement of $267.4 million for public dental services.

3 May 2018
Dentists welcome budget increase for public dental services, and urge government to do more (PDF)

The Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) welcomes the announcement in the Victorian Budget of an increase in funding for public dental services.

28 February 2018
Victorian dentists urge parents to consult their dentist for a custom-fitted mouthguard (PDF)

The Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) is reminding parents and sport players to consult their dentist for a custom-fitted mouthguard for the sporting season ahead.

14 February 2018
Victoria’s peak dental body: RCH poll shines the spotlight on Victoria’s growing oral health crisis (PDF)

The new poll released by the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) last week has further highlighted significant problems with oral health in Australian children, again prompting concerns from the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) that not enough is being done to promote good oral health.

1 February 2017
Victoria’s peak dental body: State Government needs wake-up call about Victoria’s oral health crisis (PDF)

Dentists urge the Victorian Government to act on the State’s oral health crisis and stop the blame game.

11 January 2018
It's a slippery slurp to toxic fat (PDF)

With more than 20 teaspoons of sugar in one hit, a new ad campaign shows the heavy health cost of cheap frozen drinks.

29 November 2017
Health Ministers Ignore Consumer Demands for Better Food Labelling (PDF)

ADAVB is disappointed that Health Ministers delayed making a decision about added sugar labelling when they met at the Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation on 24 November.

9 November 2017
Time for action on added sugar labelling (PDF)

Consumer group CHOICE, with the support of the Australian Dental Association, has launched a national campaign encouraging consumers to demand Health Ministers across the country to include added sugar labelling on food packs.

6 September 2017
Women’s Health Week – Women and dental health (PDF)

During Women’s Health Week the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch is encouraging women to make seeing their dentist a priority.

15 August 2017
Dentists welcome the Andrews Government's commitment to improving Victorians' oral health (PDF)

Coming in the wake of Dental Health Week, the Victorian Government's announcement of upcoming consultation on a new strategy to prevent oral disease in Victoria is welcomed by the ADAVB.

24 June 2017
ADAVB and BOQ Specialist reveal winner of $10,000 bursary (PDF)

Dr Kathleen Walsh, owner of Yarra Valley Dental in Yarra Glen, was today awarded the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) and BOQ Specialist $10,000 Practice Bursary.

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