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News & Media

Fluoridated drinking water for the South-West

Posted 13th January 2021

Great news for West Australian oral health: the South-West communities of Bunbury and Dalyellup will have fluoridated drinking water on tap by 2023. WA’s Chief Health Officer Dr Andrew Robertson has welcomed the forthcoming fluoridation, describing it as an important milestone for the communities. “Fluoridation is an important preventative health measure that improves the oral…

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Artistic hands and heart: Dr Michelle Crerie

Posted 8th December 2020

Despite loving art from a young age, Dr Michelle Crerie sacrificed formal art education and practice for academia, to be successful in a career in dentistry. However, three years ago, she returned to her roots and set up an art business and has been slowly expanding her practice since.  Michelle says having an artistic outlet…

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Artistic heart and hands: Dr Gosia Barley

Posted 8th December 2020

Dr Gosia Barley began with landscape photography around 10 years ago. “Being faced with multiple big white walls within the practices, I decided photography was a great medium for all people to enjoy,” she recalls. “It is something that joins us all through what we see around us, or what engages us. In particular, I think…

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New standard on record-keeping 

Posted 7th December 2020

The importance of good record-keeping has been emphasised repeatedly for dental practitioners, often as a formidable resource in the unfortunate case of disciplinary proceedings. Dr Kiran Keshwara, dentolegal consultant at Dental Protection, highlights the important changes that have taken place when it comes to record-keeping, and considers how to address and incorporate them On 1…

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Make the difference this Christmas

Posted 7th December 2020

ADAWA member dentist Dr Zara Torre is the founder of The Difference, an app that rounds up your transactions to the nearest dollar – allowing this small change to go to charity.  “Since COVID-19, we've increasingly seen the decline of cash, the rise of contactless payments, as well as the struggle that many reputable charities…

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