Delay for a dentist in Hume tough to swallow

May 8, 2012

PUBLIC dental patients in some tools of Melbourne might shortly be forced to wait some-more than 3 years for treatment. The benefaction normal watchful time for ubiquitous dental caring is 17 months, though Budget papers exhibit that will blow out to 23 months subsequent year. A Leader review in Feb suggested patients in Broadmeadows, Frankston, […]

Delay for a dentist in Melbourne tough to swallow

May 8, 2012

PUBLIC dental patients in some tools of Melbourne might shortly be forced to wait some-more than 3 years for treatment. The benefaction normal watchful time for ubiquitous dental caring is 17 months, though State Budget papers exhibit that will blow out to 23 months subsequent year. HOW YOU FARED: Our full State Budget coverage A […]

Dentists all smiles for Government appropriation blitz

May 7, 2012

The rise physique for Australian dentists has praised today’s pre-budget proclamation of $500 million for dental care. The appropriation will be used to yield 400,000 people on a open dental watchful list and to assistance dentists immigrate to farming and remote areas. The package also includes income to prepare pro bono work for disadvantaged patients, […]

HAVE YOUR SAY: Whitehorse's additional dental wait

February 15, 2012

WHITEHORSE residents are watchful roughly dual years to see a dentist. There are about 2500 people watchful to be seen for ubiquitous caring during Whitehorse Community Health Service’s open dental hospital in Box Hill. Is a wait too long? Tell us below. And a use is warning that it will onslaught to revoke a 20-month […]

Dentist failure fears in $20m rorts probe

September 29, 2011

MEDICARE is questioning hundreds of dentists over probable injustice of supervision supports as it tries to replenish roughly $20 million of advantages paid in a past 4 years. Minutes from an unusual assembly of an Australian Dental Association branch, performed by The Age, advise a review could force dentists into bankruptcy. The Age believes a […]

Funds pulled from dental health scheme

May 11, 2011

Dental health is one of a large losers in this year’s sovereign budget, with a Government axing a $3 billion Chronic Disease Dental Scheme. Dentists contend this will leave many chronically ill patients but subsidised entrance to peculiarity dental care. But there is also wish changes to appropriation could eventually lead to a inhabitant dental […]