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
Go See That Sugar Film!
The ADA urges all Australians to watch “That Sugar Film”, which aims to raise awareness of the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body.
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|Don't Fear Fluoride
A 2012 Chinese study claiming very high levels of fluoride to cause low IQ in children has been labelled “appalling” by leading dentist Dr Michael Foley.
AHPRA Strengthens National Drug Screening
Mandatory hair testing will be routine for all registered health practitioners with substance-related impairment, under a screening protocol to be introduced by the AHPRA and the National Boards.
A focus on Aged Care
The ADA's 2015-16 Pre-Budget Submission focuses on targeting the ageing population as a step towards a national oral health programme.