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Dentures on the decline for older Victorians

22 May 2017

More older individuals are now keeping their natural teeth with the number of dentures

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Get those little bunnies hopping to the dentist

10 April 2017

In the lead up to Easter DHSV is encouraging families to think twice about much how sugar they are consuming.

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DHSV and Zoos Victoria partnership to focus on kids oral health

20 March 2017

On World Oral Health Day a new partnership focusing on better dental health for children has been launched between DHSV and Zoos Victoria.

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Registrations are now open for the 2017 Public Oral Health Innovations Conference

02 February 2017

Register today for the conference as well as the pre-conference workshops

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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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