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Powering your Practice: WA Energy

Posted 6th September 2021

Local company WA Energy is stepping up to offer ADAWA members big discounts on dental practice energy bills.   If you thought all energy providers were large companies driven by profit margins, you could be pleasantly surprised by the operation of WA Energy. The small but passionate team aims to save Australian businesses and households money…

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A pioneering career: Dr Peter Gregory

Posted 6th September 2021

WA’s first paediatric dentist recently celebrated 50 years in the dental profession. He shares his story with Brooke Evans-Butler, reminiscing on a career well spent. Dr Peter Gregory could not have imagined becoming WA’s first registered specialist paediatric dentist when he graduated from dental school, but after ten years of general practice, he was ready…

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ADAWA calls for end to sugary-drink sponsorships in sport

Posted 2nd August 2021

The Australian Dental Association of WA has united with WA's peak public health and medical experts to call for an end to the sponsorship of sport by junk food companies, with one of the largest junk food companies in the world granted official sponsorship of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in Japan. Cancer Council WA CEO,…

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The Mouth Doesn’t Lie: A Peep into Nation’s Mouth

Posted 2nd August 2021

New research from a deep dive into the nation’s mouths has found three-quarters of us rarely or never floss or clean between our teeth. Also, one in five adults brushes their teeth only once a day and over 60% of adults haven’t seen a dentist for at least 2 years. Among other surprising outcomes, the…

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The price of the pandemic: Dr Michael Khoury and Dr Rada Haddadin

Posted 12th July 2021

The lockdown of 2020 and our most recent five-day stint was difficult on everyone in the dental industry, but especially for those who ended up separated from their families as a result. Endodontist Michael Khoury and his family have been living in Perth since 2007. However, when Michael’s wife, endodontist Rada Haddadin, was offered a…

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