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Oral Health is the absence of active disease in the mouth. It affects overall well being and enables people to participate in their chosen roles without discomfort or embarrassment.
Oral health is a basic expectation of all Australians. Oral health and disease are important in their own right and for their association with general health.
This section links you to dental health information / tips, information on fluoridation, an explanation of the ADA Seal of Approval and frequently asked questions.
Items of Interest
Request for ACCC Confirmation Regarding Take Home Teeth Whitening Kits
The ADA sought confirmation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s view in light of the recent decision by the Department of Health and Ageing about take home teeth whitening products.
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|Special Arrangements in Place for Easter Holidays
ADA Members are advised that the Department of Human Services has special arrangements in place during the Easter and ANZAC Day holiday periods to ensure people are not inconvenienced by office closures.
The ADA Seeks ACCC Clarification On Take Home Teeth Whitening Kit Obligations
DoHA made a decision about existing classifications of teeth whitening products under the Poisons Standard that may impact on dentists’ obligations under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. The ADA advises members to continue to refrain from giving patients take home whitening kits with >6% hydrogen peroxide and/or >18% carbamide peroxide until we receive an update from ACCC.
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