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The Dental Workforce section features information about dentistry in Australia, including news and resources for dental students and the dental community at large, and careers in dentistry.
Over recent concerns about the number of dentists entering the
Australian workforce both from Australian Universities and through the
range of immigration pathways available to overseas qualified dentists,
the ADA has commissioned Insight Economics to undertake a series of
projects looking at workforce supply projections, future demand and
You can access these reports by clicking here.
Items of Interest
Effects of sugar on Oral Health
A study by Newcastle University researchers into the effects of sugars on our oral health recommends cutting down on the sweet additive as part of a global initiative to reduce tooth decay.
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|CDBS - Holes Need Filling
The Child Dental Benefits Schedule is due to commence on 01 January 2014 but has so far lagged in educating dentists about the administrative requirements of participation.
The Cap has been Scrapped
The Federal Treasurer, the Hon. Joe Hockey MP, has announced that the Coalition Government will scrap the cap on self-education expenses which had been announced by the previous government. Self-education expenses will continue to be deductible.
This is a great success for the many professional organisations who, along with the Australian Dental Association, fought to have this outcome over the last few months.
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