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Oral health

38 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.

Title: Are you receiving oral health care (ORHIS 8)
Summary: Timely and regular visits to the dentist are important to ensusre 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.

Title: Care for patients taking bisphosphonates
Summary: 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.

Title: Caring for dentures
Summary: This fact sheet provides an overview of what to expect from new dentures and how to look after them.

Title: Caring for gums and teeth (children)
Summary: The resource explains how to care for gums and teeth from birth to 6 years including how to brush childrens teeth.

Title: Caring for your denture
Summary: We’ve put together some tips that will help you to get the most out of your new dentures. Remember, it may take time for you to get used to them, so be patient.

Title: Caring for your mouth after an extraction
Summary: You need to take care of your mouth after a major treatment like a tooth extraction. Follow these instructions to help your mouth heal.

Title: Child dental benefits schedule: bulk billing patient consent form
Summary: Consent form to be signed by patient for bulk billing

Title: Child dental benefit schedule (bilingual version)
Summary: The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides access to benefits for basic dental services for children and teenagers aged 2 to 17.

Title: Dental fact sheet - Message for a healthy mouth
Summary: 5 ways to keep a child's teeth and mouth healthy: eat well, drink well, clean well, stay well, play well.

Title: Denture care (ORHIS 6)

Title: Dry mouth (ORHIS 7)
Summary: Reduced salvia flow that results in a dry mouth (xerostamia) is a common problem among older adults.This leaflet explains causes, symptoms and solutions.

Title: Emergency dental care
Summary: 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.

Title: Getting older in Melbourne? Expected oral changes (ORHIS 1)
Summary: 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.

Title: Getting to know health care in Australia: a pocket guide for new arrivals
Summary: A short overview on Australian health services and how to access them

Title: Guide to day surgery at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne
Summary: 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).

Title: Healthy teeth in child care
Summary: Guidelines for oral hygiene and prevention of caries in toddlers and young children

Title: How disease may affect your mouth (ORHIS 9)
Summary: Diseases of the mouth can negatively affect your whole body

Title: How to brush your teeth
Summary: Tips on how to properly brush your teeth

Title: How to keep your teeth healthy
Summary: 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.

Title: Let's brush (video)
Summary: 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, smile like a monkey and ROAR like a lion, together with simple actions, they invite young children to take an active role in brushing their teeth.

Title: Looking after your oral health during COVID-19
Summary: This fact sheet explains why you should keep a healthy mouth during the pandemic and what the oral symptoms of COVID-19 are.

Title: My first dental visit
Summary: This booklet describes what will happen at your first visit to a dentist.

Title: Oral cancer (ORHIS 4)
Summary: This leaflet lists the causes, early signs and preventative actions of oral cancer

Title: Oral diseases (ORHIS 2)
Summary: Leaflet on the two most common oral health diseases, tooth decay (cavities) and gum disease

Title: Oral health
Summary: 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

Title: Oral health and diet (ORHIS 5)
Summary: Dental caries is associated with the amount and frequency of consumption of foods and drinks containing sugar

Title: Oral health during pregnancy
Summary: Taking care of your gums and teeth during pregnancy is important for you and your baby

Title: Protecting your privacy
Summary: Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) is the state’s leading public oral health agency. DHSV is accountable through its Board of Directors to the Victorian Minister for Health. This brochure has been produced to help you understand your rights and why information is collected about you and/or your child.

Title: Public dental services
Summary: information on dental care, dental care for kids and teens, specialist dental services

Title: Root canal treatment in the emergency setting
Summary: Dental Health Services Victoria wants you to have all the information you need about a root canal before your treatment

Title: Taking care of remaining teeth (ORHIS 3)
Summary: This leaflet contains information on how to keep teeth and gums healthy

Title: Teeth and mouth care - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A transalted resource with information about caring for your teeth and mouth for residents, families and carers.

Title: The importance of a healthy diet
Summary: 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

Title: The importance of a healthy mouth (video)
Summary: "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. This video about the Importance of a healthy mouth.

Title: Tooth tips [0-12 months]
Summary: Tooth tips 0 - 12 months, for parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Early feeding. Clean well. Teething. Tips for temporary relief.

Title: Tooth tips [12 - 18 months]
Summary: 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

Title: Tooth tips [18 months - 6 years]
Summary: 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. Did you know?

Title: Visitor's guide to the hospital
Summary: A visitor’s guide to the Royal Dental hospital

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