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The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides access to benefits for basic dental services for children and teenagers aged 2 to 17.
Your doctor may prescribe bisphosphonates to help control bone diseases like osteoporosis. They limit the progression of bone diseases and help prevent bone fractures, but they can affect our mouths too.
This leaflet explains how aging can affect the state of the teeth and how good care can prevent losing teeth and prevent some oral diseases such as dental caries and gum disease.
A short overview on Australian health services and how to access them.
The Day Surgery Unit is located on Level 4 at The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne (RDHM). Patients arrive and leave on the same day and do not stay overnight. Please allow at least half a day for your surgery (link to web page).
Emergency dental care is available to all Victorians through The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne (RDHM) and available to all eligible Victorians at community dental clinics.
01 Jul 2020... In these 2-minute videos, Tash and Chomper, the smiliest crocodile, show us how to have some fun when we brush our teeth. Using child-friendly cues, smiling like a monkey and roaring like a lion, and simple actions, they invite young children to take an active role in brushing their teeth.
01 Mar 2016... A translated resource with information about caring for your teeth and mouth for residents, families and carers.
Timely and regular visits to the dentist are important to ensure early detection of any new dental decay, gum disease or other problems. This leaflet provides advice on where and how to get dental care on a health care or pensioner concession card.
01 Jul 2022... The resource explains how to care for gums and teeth and how to brush children's teeth.
Diseases of the mouth can negatively affect your whole body.
This leaflet lists the causes, early signs and preventative actions of oral cancer.
01 Jul 2011... Many people think that 'baby' teeth are less important than 'adult' teeth, but looking after your child's first teeth is vital. In fact, good oral health begins even before these first teeth appear. A combination of good brushing, a healthy diet and regular visits to the dentist will help your children to grow strong and healthy teeth.
01 Jan 2009... Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) is the state's leading public oral health agency. This brochure has been produced to help you understand your rights and why information is collected about you and/or your child.
Information on dental care, dental care for kids and teens, and specialist dental services.
This leaflet contains information on how to keep teeth and gums healthy.
Dental Health Services Victoria wants you to have all the information you need about a root canal before your treatment.
01 Oct 2017... Tooth tips for children 1 to 2 years of age, for parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Thumb and finger sucking.
Tooth tips for 2 to 6 years old. Aimed at parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Dental visits. Tips on toothbrushing.
How to take care of your child’s teeth and mouth during chemotherapy or a bone marrow transplant. Chemotherapy and radiation are used to destroy cancer cells so that they can no longer divide and grow. Unfortunately, chemotherapy and radiation cannot tell the difference between healthy cells and cancer cells. As a result, some of the healthy cells in the body are also damaged. This can cause a sore mouth.
This fact sheet provides an overview of what to expect from new dentures and how to look after them.
We've put together some tips to help you get the most out of your new adventures. Remember, it may take time for you to get used to them, so be patient.
24 Aug 2021... Baby teeth are really important and learning good toothbrushing habits from the start helps set your baby up for a lifetime of bright, healthy smiles.
01 Jul 2020... This fact sheet explains why you should keep a healthy mouth during the pandemic and what the oral symptoms of COVID-19 are.
01 Oct 2012... 5 ways to keep a child's teeth and mouth healthy: eat well, drink well, clean well, stay well, play well.
Reduced salvia flow that results in a dry mouth (xerostomia) is a common problem among older adults. This leaflet explains causes, symptoms and solutions.
01 May 2016... Taking care of your gums and teeth during pregnancy is important for you and your baby.
This booklet describes what will happen at your first visit to a dentist.
01 Oct 2017... Tooth tips 0 - 12 months, for parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Early feeding. Clean well. Teething. Tips for temporary relief.
A visitor's guide to the Royal Dental Hospital.
This DVD resource provides culturally and linguistically appropriate information, targeting newly arrived refugees and others of migrant background about the importance of a healthy diet for dental and oral health.
24 Aug 2021... This video guides families through how to care for their toddler or pre-schooler's teeth and how help children to develop their own toothbrushing skills for a lifetime of bright, healthy smiles.
Consent form to be signed by patient for bulk billing.
You need to take care of your mouth after a major treatment like a tooth extraction. Follow these instructions to help your mouth heal.
01 Dec 2013... Information about how to keep children's teeth healthy, how to brush and when to take your child to a dental clinic for their first checkup.
Leaflet on the two most common oral health diseases, tooth decay (cavities) and gum disease.
Dental caries is associated with the amount and frequency of consumption of foods and drinks containing sugar.
01 Oct 2019... 'Healthy Mouth - Something to Smile About' is a multilingual video resource which provides culturally and linguistically appropriate oral health information, targeting newly arrived refugees and others of migrant background in NSW.
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