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News & Media

New element added to this year’s registration process

Posted on 11/16/2018
For more than 23,000 dental practitioners around Australia that hold general, specialist or non-practising registration with the Dental Board of Australia , 30 November is a significant date on the professional calendar.

Is the age of robotic dentistry just around the corner?

Posted on 11/13/2018
With around 400 million people in need of new teeth, and a shortage of qualified dentists to perform the required treatments, China is experimenting with a unique way of delivering in-demand dental care.

Announcement of ADA Annual General Meeting 2018

Posted on 11/8/2018
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Dental Association Inc. will be held in the Council Room, Federal ADA Building, 14-16 Chandos Street, St. Leonards, on Friday, November 23, 2018 commencing at 10.15 a.m.

New ADA Federal Council members announced

Posted on 11/8/2018
The new ADA Federal Council, effective 1 September 2018, has been announced with the following members selected by their peers to play a key role in setting the strategic direction, vision, policy and high-level operation of the Association.

ADA Fees survey – snapshot of a profession

Posted on 11/8/2018
This important data-gathering exercise plays an integral role in providing the ADA with a snapshot of the fees levied nationwide on the 120 most commonly-used items of service including those performed by dentists such as oral examinations, calculus

New census reveals the true face of the health information workforce

Posted on 11/8/2018
In our data-rich digital age, the management of information has become an important area of focus for every profession, including the health workforce of which dentistry is a key part.

The scary side of the sweet face of Halloween

Posted on 11/8/2018
Lollies have become as central to Halloween as the ghouls and monsters that began it all, but what is all that sugar in one concentrated hit doing to our teeth?

Changes to Dept. Veterans' Affairs fee schedule of dental services

Posted on 11/8/2018
The promised simplification and streamlining of the dental and allied health fee schedules, which are designed to bring them in line with The Australian Schedule of Dental Services and Glossary 12th Edition (the Schedule), comes into effect today.

Veterans’ MATES put the spotlight on medicines causing dry mouth

Posted on 11/8/2018
Following an analysis of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) health claims data which identified approximately 50,000 veterans using dry mouth-inducing medicines, half of whom hadn’t claimed for a DVA-funded annual dental check-up in a two-year