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

Wisdom teeth: To remove or not to remove?


Dr Rick Olive argues that Australians should not delay in removing wisdom teeth if advised by their dentist.

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Infection control obligations under the National Law
The Dental Board of Australia (DBA) reminds dental practitioners about their obligations of infection control under the new National Law through a open letter from the DBA's Chairman, Dr John Lockwood.
Skilled Occupation List
Recent changes to the Skilled Occupation List have removed the occupations of Dentists and Dental Specialists.
Look how far dental education has come
In the lead-up to this week’s opening of UQ’s new $134 million Oral Health Centre, ADA President Rick Olive talks about the many ways dental education has changed since his days at the university’s School of Dentistry in the 1970s.




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