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.
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.
A convenient, accessible and efficient option for you to receive care where face-to-face consultations may not be possible or difficult.
Australian Dental Foundation’s Chairperson and Clinical Ambassador, Dr Greg Miller, speaks with Peter Goers on evenings on ABC Radio Adelaide. Tune in to explore the potential risks to your mother’s dental health when gifting her chocolates.Read Article >
Dentists across the country are urging susceptible viewers to avoid dangerous DIY dental treatments trending on social media apps like Tiktok and Instagram. Dr Greg Miller, Australian Dental Foundation’s Chairperson and Clinical Ambassador, recently spoke to The Big Smoke regarding these dangerous trends. Save TikTok for dancing. Click here to read the full article. www.thebigsmoke.com.au/2023/05/15/expert-opinion-dangerous-diy-dental-trends-on-tiktok/Read Article >
Thank you to Health Minister Chris Picton for visiting us at South Port Primary School to see our work and meet some of our staff. Lina and Olivia were on hand to speak to the Minister, while Kahika and Gracie were all ready for their treatment. Maddison received her dental care pack from Jess. Minister …Read Article >
Easter is a time for chocolate and hot cross buns (amongst other things) – which unfortunately means bad news for your oral health. Chocolate and hot cross buns contains lots of sugar and with over-indulgence, can be particularly damaging to your teeth by causing tooth decay. This is because the sugar in such foods is …Read Article >