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Stars of Public Oral Health Award shine in annual celebration

30 November 2018

Victoria’s best and brightest dental professionals were honoured with Public Oral Health Awards last night for their care and commitment to public dental services.

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Finalists announced for 2018 Public Oral Health Awards

19 November 2018

Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) is pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s Public Oral Health Awards. The Awards celebrate public oral health professionals, volunteers and organisations that demonstrate outstanding dedication to improving the health outcomes of the Victorian community.

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How to make the Halloween festivities cavity-free

01 November 2018

With more Australian children celebrating Halloween each year, Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) is urging Victorians to take care of their teeth during this spooky season.

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Recognising innovation in the 2018 Public Oral Health Awards

13 September 2018

Dental Health Services Victoria is calling for nominations for the 2018 Public Oral Healthcare Awards. The annual Public Oral Health Awards honour the achievements of those who have gone above and beyond to improve Victoria’s oral health and the public dental sector in Victoria.

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Addressing smoking in the dental clinic

04 June 2018

With oral cancer one of the leading causes of disease burden in Victoria, World No Tobacco Day on 31 May is an opportunity for oral health professionals to reflect on how they approach the issue of smoking with their patients.

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Conference for Overseas Trained Clinicians - Monday 16 July

18 May 2018

Attend this one day conference to understand how the system in Australia works and how you can find your way within it.

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Multi-award winning journalist joins Public Oral Health Innovations Conference

06 April 2018

We’re thrilled to announce that this year’s Public Oral Health Innovations Conference will be facilitated by ABC radio’s Dr Norman Swan.

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Enhance your learning with pre-conference workshops

28 March 2018

Get the most out of your Public Oral Health Innovations Conference experience with an engaging and inspiring pre-conference workshop.

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Top honour for DHSV CEO Dr Deborah Cole at AHRI Awards

07 December 2017

Dr Deborah Cole has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Lynda Gratton CEO Award at the Australian Human Resources Institute Awards.

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