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News & Media

One in three children experience tooth decay

Posted 15th July 2019

Australian Dental Association of WA has revealed that one-third of young West Australians have experienced tooth decay. “WA continues to see children aged 0-4 years presenting to emergency departments for dental reasons and high numbers of dental hospitalisations,” Dr Gino Cirillo, manager, Community Dental Services – Dental Health Services, explains. Read the full story here

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Dental Health Week: how’s your oral health tracking?

Posted 14th July 2019

August marks the most important date in a dentist’s calendar: Dental Health Week! This year’s Dental Health Week runs from August 5-11, with the theme: “How’s your oral health tracking?” We asked Dr Fleur Creeper about the oral-health tracker and how dental practitioners can implement it for Dental Health Week The oral-health tracker is a…

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One in three children have tooth decay

Posted 14th July 2019

As Dental Health Week approaches, the Australian Dental Association of WA has revealed that one-third of young West Australians have experienced tooth decay. “WA continues to see children aged 0-4 years presenting to emergency departments for dental reasons and high numbers of dental hospitalisations,” Dr Gino Cirillo, manager, Community Dental Services - Dental Health Services,…

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Meet Professor Trevor Burke

Posted 11th July 2019

Ahead of his upcoming lecture, Professor Trevor Burke took the time to chat to Brooke Evans-Butler about restorative dentistry and all things in-between Although Professor Trevor Burke jokes that he graduated 100 years ago, he has certainly accomplished a great deal in his long career. Graduating from Queens University in Belfast, he worked as an…

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