Oral health programs

GCOHT

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Global Child Oral Health Taskforce

On behalf of the Global Child Oral Health Taskforce (GCOHT), Dental Health Services Victoria distributes tooth packs to Victorian communities through select community based programs.

If you are a professional responsible for distributing the GCOHT tooth packs, click on the icons below for guidelines and printable resources to support your work with children and families under this initiative.

Guidelines for distribution


guidlines for GCHOT

Guidelines have been developed by Dental Health Services Victoria to support professionals responsible for distributing the GCOHT tooth packs.

icon Click to here to download a copy of the Guidelines [PDF, 50KB]




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Resources for families

Fact sheets and tip cards



tip cards Dental Health Services Victoria has a range of printable fact sheets and tip cards on oral health.  Select one or more of these resources to provide to families along with the GCOHT tooth packs.

icon Tooth tips 0–12 months [PDF - 292 KB]

icon Tooth tips 12–18 months [PDF - 304 KB]

icon Tooth tips 18 months–6 years [PDF - 299 KB]

icon Drink well, Eat well, Clean well tip cards [PDF - 142 KB]

icon Click here to see more Oral Health Promotion fact sheets


How to guides



how to guides These how to brush and floss guides provide a visual guide for families looking for guidance on oral hygiene techniques.

icon How to brush teeth (including dentures) [PDF - 534 KB]

icon How to brush your child’s teeth [PDF - 669 KB]

icon How to floss [PDF - 222 KB]



Translated information



translated brochures

Dental Health Services Victoria has translated key oral health information and guides into easy read text and languages other than English to support professionals working with families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


Easy Read resources

icon What is the best way to clean your mouth? [PDF - 314 KB]

icon What should you eat and drink to keep your mouth healthy? [PDF - 208 KB]

icon When should you see your dentist? [PDF - 294 KB]

Translated resources

icon Click here to access brochures translated into other languages



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Public dental services

Who is eligible?



eligibility for treatment To access general dental, denture or specialist dental care through the public dental system, a person needs to be eligible. Some groups also have priority access.

icon Click here for information on eligibility and priority groups

Find a public dental clinic



nearest clinic

Public dental services are available through the Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne and community dental clinics across the state.


iconClick to find a local community dental clinic



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Further information

If you have any questions regarding these resources please email DHSV’s Health Promotion Team: healthpromotion@dhsv.org.au