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Update – COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

23 March 2020

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday 22 March announced a Stage 1 of a shutdown of non-essential activity across the country from midday Monday 23 March which is aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne (RDHM) will continue to provide essential dental...

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Premier Announcement - shutdown of all non-essential services

22 March 2020

The Premier announced on Sunday 22 March a shutdown of all non-essential activity across the state to combat the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).This announcement may affect the services provided by DHSV.Once we receive further information regarding the shutdown we will be providing an update.

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Public Oral Health Innovations Conference postponed

12 March 2020

In the interest of public safety and in response to current advice from the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services regarding the COVID-19 status, Dental Health Services Victoria is postponing the Public Oral Health Innovations Conference and related workshops to a date later in the year.

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Don't miss your chance to attend POHIC20

19 February 2020

Register now for the 2020 Public Oral Health Innovations Conference

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Register now for the 2020 Public Oral Health Innovations Conference

21 January 2020

Registrations for the 2020 Public Oral Health Innovations Conference are now open. Join us for a great line-up of engaging speakers based around the theme 'Outcomes Matter'.

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Champions of Public Oral Health celebrated in annual award

04 December 2019

Victoria’s top dental professionals were honoured at the 2019 Public Oral Health Awards for their outstanding commitment to public dental services.

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DHSV strongly supports health benefits of water fluoridation

06 September 2019

Canadian researchers recently released the results of a study on maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy and IQ scores in young children between 2008 to 2011

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2019 Public Oral Health Awards

19 July 2019

Celebrating outstanding achievements in the sector

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Possum skin cloak fosters reconciliation

03 June 2019

Baagon Walert Walert workshops at the hospital

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DHSV leads the way with oral cancer screening

22 May 2019

Pilot program to detect oral cancer early

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