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

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

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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Oral Health Education Sessions

Our Programs

Aged Care Dental Program

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


Developed by leading Australian dentists, our exciting new oral care products are now available across selected dental clinics.  All proceeds are reinvested into our local oral care and education 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.

Smile Friendly Program

Smile Friendly is a partnership that recognises and rewards your commitment to improving oral health in our community.

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

Our First Smile Friendly Partner: Eldercare Allambi

“Access to dental services for older people can be limited by physical frailty, cognitive impairment, and comorbidities, but ADF’s mobile dental teams helps us to overcome these obstacles by routinely visiting all of our sites to provide specialist management of oral disease and related problems,” Eldercare’s General Manager of Wellbeing and Allied Program Bernard Morrison

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The Importance of Seeing the Dentist for Regular Check-ups

Maintaining good oral health is essential for our overall well-being. While daily brushing and flossing play crucial roles in oral hygiene, they aren’t enough to guarantee long-term dental health. Regular visits to the dentist for check-ups are equally vital. Unfortunately, many individuals neglect these appointments, either due to busy schedules, fear, or a lack of

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Discover Our Story: About Us Video

Ever wondered who we are and what drives us at the Australian Dental Foundation? Here’s your chance to get an inside look! We’re excited to share our story, where we take you behind the scenes of our passionate team and the impactful work we do. You’ll get a front-row seat to understanding the heart of

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The Importance of Flossing: Key to a Healthy and Happy Smile

Maintaining proper dental hygiene is a crucial aspect of our overall health. Despite the established practice of brushing our teeth in our daily routine, many people overlook the significance of flossing. Flossing plays a pivotal role in maintaining optimal oral health and achieving a healthy and happy smile. Why is flossing so important? Let’s delve

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