Welcome to the Australian Dental Association
"The primary objectives of the Australian Dental Association are to encourage the improvement of the oral and general health of the public, promote the ethics, art and science of dentistry and support members to provide safe, high quality professional oral care.”
Items of Interest
Dental Health Week 2014 - Who is your family's sugar bandit?
This year, Dental Health Week is focusing on babies and toddlers' oral health, with particular focus on how the 'Sugar Bandit' hides in Australian households. Who is the sugar bandit in your family?
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|A Chronic Disease - Dental Decay
Dentists have always known dental decay to be a chronic disease. Now the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has confirmed it in their report: Australia’s Health 2014. Welcoming these findings, the ADA supports their call for greater effort on preventive measures to reduce the burden of this disease on both the individuals and the Australian economy.
States and Territories Need to Pick Up Their Game
The 2014-15 Federal Budget had some wins and losses for dental care across Australia. Whether the changes will be passed in the Senate is still to be determined as there is mixed support for the government’s announcements.