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We are helping to improve Australia’s oral health
outcomes and well-being.

Welcome to the

Australian Dental Foundation

The Australian Dental Foundation is an independent, award-winning health promotion charity working to improve Australia’s oral health outcomes and well-being, for a future without oral disease. We address the inequalities which exist in oral health to enable quality oral care for those who need it most.

Our Impact

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Hours of Work

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Value of Oral Health Care Services

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Sites Visited

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Australians Supported

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Oral Health Education Sessions

Our Programs

My School Dentist Program

No out of pocket expense, onsite oral health care and education for students at kindergartens, primary schools and secondary schools.

Aged Care Dental Program

Supports the management and prevention of oral conditions for seniors in aged care facilities and/or residential living complexes.

Emergency Dental Hotline

From a broken tooth to major swelling and dental trauma, we are here to help. Our free hotline triage service is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Tele-Dentistry Program

A convenient, accessible and efficient option for you to receive care where face-to-face consultations may not be possible or difficult.

Latest News

Finalists Announced for the 2022 Australian Dental Foundation Community Welfare Innovation Award!

Congratulations to the Finalists of the Australian Dental Foundation Community Welfare Innovation Award in the 2022 SA Community Achievement Awards. The finalists include Project Potential Adelaide, Determined2, Substance Misuse Limestone Coast and Kaleb Wilden.

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Adelaide Zoo’s Teddy Bears Picnic

It was great to again be part of the annual Teddy Bears Picnic at the Adelaide Zoo! Our team did Teddy Bear dental checks for Zoo attendees and also raised awareness about the importance of good oral health! Thanks to everyone who came and said hello!

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SA Secondary Principals’ Association Conference

The Australian Dental Foundation team had an amazing time at the SA Secondary Principals’ Association Conference in September! It was an absolute pleasure to meet everyone and help provide information on our My School Dentist program that delivers no-out-of-pocket expense dental services to children. To register your school, please visit www.dentalfoundation.org.au/register-a-site/.

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Channel 9 Helps Raise Awareness About Reducing Sugary Drink Intake

Australian Dental Foundation’s Chairperson and Clinical Ambassador, Dr Greg Miller speaks to Channel 9 Adelaide to help raise awareness about our Rethink Sugary Drinks campaign in partnership with Cancer Council SA!  

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