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

Colgate Total Toothpaste and Triclosan


Colgate has issued a release about claims that link triclosan in cosmetic products to cancer or endocrine disruption, explaining that these claims are not true. Based on extensive testing and research, regulatory agencies around the world continue to support the safety of Colgate Total and its effectiveness in fighting gingivitis.

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Opportunities in rural Australia
Open to opportunities in rural Australia? DRISS relocation and infrastructure grants are now open to registered general dentists who want to work in private practice in a location more regional, rural or remote then their current practice.
Community Service Grant Recipients Announced
USD$82,000 in Community Service Grants were awarded for the fourth time by the Wrigley Company Foundation and ADAF. Community Service Grants continue to make a difference to high risk, marginalised groups such as the elderly, disabled, homeless, Indigenous communities and disadvantaged children.
Warrants Issued for Sugar Bandits During Dental Health Week
August 4 - 10 is Dental Health Week (DHW), the ADA’s major annual oral health promotion and education campaign. This year DHW is about babies and toddlers’ oral health, with a particular focus on how the ‘Sugar Bandit’ hides in Australian households.




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