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Clown Doctors set to bring Christmas cheer for Melbourne dental patients

19 December 2016

The Humour Foundations’ Clown Doctors are set to bring some laughter and holiday cheer at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.

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2016 oral health profiles released for Victoria

15 December 2016

Dental Health Services Victoria has released the 2016 oral health profiles for local government areas.

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First Port Phillip childcare receives Smiles 4 Miles award for healthy little teeth

13 December 2016

Ada Mary A’Beckett Children’s Centre has become the first Port Phillip early childhood service to receive a Smiles 4 Miles award, presented by DHSV

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Dental profession says no to workplace violence, bullying and inappropriate behaviour

07 December 2016

In an Australian first for the health sector, dental professions have signed a joint position statement against bullying, harassment and inappropriate behaviour.

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Victoria’s best shine in the 2016 Public Oral Health Awards

25 November 2016

Some of Victoria’s most dedicated dental professionals were honoured at the 2016 Public Oral Health Awards last night for their commitment to public dental services.

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Dr Deborah Cole appointed Chair of AHHA Board

25 November 2016

DHSV CEO Dr Deborah Cole has been appointed Chair of the Board of the nation’s leading public healthcare body, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA).

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Finalists in the 2016 Public Oral Health Awards announced

09 November 2016

Excitement is building as Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) today announced the finalists in the 2016 Public Oral Health Awards.

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Victorian-first insight into pre-schooler’s oral health revealed

28 October 2016

Cost, belief that the child “doesn’t really need to go” and “not enough time” have rounded out the top three reasons parents in Victoria are not taking their children to the dentist.

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More Victorians receiving the oral health care they need

13 October 2016

New figures released in DHSV’s Annual Report show more Victorians are accessing critical oral health care than ever before.

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New evidence reinforces need to look beyond dental chair to combat poor oral health

29 September 2016

A new Cochrane review tested a range of global oral health promotion interventions to ascertain which intervention is most likely to improve oral health outcomes for youngsters.

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