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Health promotion officers

Dental Health Services Victoria works in partnership with organisations and community groups to achieve sustainable oral health outcomes for Victorians. Our programs target communities with greatest need and aim to reduce factors that may negatively affect their oral health.

 

 

Oral health promotion programs


Healthy Families, Healthy Smiles
 
 Healthy Families, Healthy Smiles

Healthy Families, Healthy Smiles is a Dental Health Services Victoria initiative aimed at improving the oral health of Victorian children aged 0–3 years and pregnant women.

 
link Learn more about Healthy Families, Healthy Smiles
 
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Smiles 4 Miles
 
 Smiles 4 Miles

Smiles 4 Miles is an oral health promotion program implemented in early childhood settings in partnership with local organisations.

 
link Learn more about Smiles 4 Miles
 
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Healthy Together Victoria Achievement Program
 
 Healthy together victoria

Have you heard about the Healthy Together Victoria Achievement Program?

The Achievement Program supports schools, early childhood services and workplaces to create healthier environments and recognises their work to improve the health and wellbeing of their communities.

DHSV helped to develop the benchmarks for healthy eating and oral health.

 
link Visit the Achievement Program website


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Resources for you

                                  

DHSV resource library
   
 DHSV resource library DHSV has produced a range of resources which support community professionals to incorporate oral health into their work.
 
icon View the DHSV resource library
 
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Eat for health
   
 Eat for health Eat for health is a one stop shop for information about eating well. It houses the Australian Dietary Guidelines (2013) and includes a range of resources.
 
icon Visit the eat for health website
 
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Healthy Eating Advisory Service
   
 Healthy together advisory service The Healthy Eating Advisory Service, run by Nutrition Australia Victoria Division, offers information and support on food and nutrition and  the provision of healthy foods and drinks.
 
icon Learn more about the Healthy Eating Advisory Service
 
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Healthy Together Victoria - Action plan for oral health promotion (2013-2017)
   
 View the action plan for oral health promotion This plan provides a framework for activity to strengthen the oral health promotion system in Victoria.
 
icon View the action plan for oral health promotion [PDF - 1,199 KB]
 
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Oral health profiles for local government areas
   
 View information on Local Government Area oral health profiles. In partnership with the Victorian Department of Health, DHSV has developed oral health profiles for local government to become more involved in promoting oral health.
 
icon View information on Local Government Area oral health profiles.
 
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Rethink sugary drink website
   
 Rethink sugary drink Have a look at the Rethink Sugary Drink website to find out just how much sugar is in various drinks.
 
icon Visit the rethink sugary drink website
 

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Information for your community

 
PDF Full DHSV resource library
DHSV offers a number of oral health fact sheets, tip cards and guides on how to care for teeth at all ages at our resource library.
 

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