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

4 0 3 9 5

Hours of Work

1 6 . 5 M

Value of Oral Health Care Services

2 3 1 0

Sites Visited

8 9 5 7 2

Australians Supported

1 4 7 5

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

Smile Friendly Partnership with Para Hills School

Heroes don’t always wear capes! But they might wear a badge… Health and PE teacher Dylan Smith has been named Smile Friendly Hero for Para Hills School. He is a champion for better oral health. The new Smile Friendly Partnership program from the Australian Dental Foundation provides resources for schools to promote better oral health

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Our Partnership with Created2Print: Advancing Oral Health Initiatives Across Australia

The Australian Dental Foundation is proud to announce our partnership with Created2Print, a leading provider of design and printing services. This collaboration signifies a significant stride in our mission to bolster oral health awareness and support dental initiatives throughout Australia. Created2Print specialises in a diverse array of products, from business cards to posters, catering to

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How to Care for Your Dentures

Dentures provide a valuable solution for those who have lost their natural teeth, restoring not only a confident smile but also the ability to eat and speak comfortably. To ensure the longevity and effectiveness of your dentures, proper care and maintenance are essential. In this blog post, we’ll explore some practical tips on how to

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The Benefits of Soft Bristles on Toothbrushes

When it comes to maintaining good oral hygiene, choosing the right toothbrush can make a significant difference. While the market offers a plethora of options, one key feature stands out for its numerous benefits – soft bristles. Let’s explore why soft-bristled toothbrushes are gaining popularity and why they might be the best choice for your

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