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
ADA/DENTSPLY Student Clinical Research Program
The Student Clinician Research Program (SCADA) are looking for a student to represent Australia, New Zealand and Fiji at the American Dental Association Scientific Session in Washington D.C. in November 2015.
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|Renew Registration by November 30
Your AHPRA registration expires on 30 November and you are required to renew on or before this date. AHPRA will only accept late registrations (with a late fee) from 1 December to 1 January, and after this date your registration will lapse. Haven't received renewal notification yet? Contact AHPRA on 1300 419 495.
Stop Antibiotic Overuse
As part of the National Prescribing Service’s Antibiotics Awareness Week (17–23 November), the Australian Dental Association calls on health professionals and patients to take the pledge to exercise care in the prescription of antibiotics.
Dental Benefits Legislation Amendment Act 2014
The Act amends the Health Insurance Act 1973 (HI Act) to require the Chief Executive Medicare (CEM) to waive debts raised against dentists in limited circumstances for services provided under the former Chronic Disease Dental Scheme. The provisions of the Act commenced on 4 November.