Oral Health Resources
Australian Dental Association
The primary objectives of the Australian Dental Association (ADA) are to encourage the improvement of the oral and general health of the public, promote the ethics, art and science of dentistry and support members to provide safe, high quality professional oral care.
The dentists at Care For Smiles are members of the Australian Dental Association.
The ADA's Your Dental Health website pages provides a wide range of dental health information and resources covering various age groups and topics.
More Information : Your Dental Health
Dental Health Services Victoria
Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) is the leading public oral health agency in Victoria. DHSV is funded by the State Government to provide clinical dental services to eligible Victorians, particularly vulnerable groups and those most in need.
The DHSV website provides advice for all ages and for groups at risk including :
- Babies, Toddlers, and Preschool children
- Primary School Children
- Young adults, adults and older adults
- People with disabilities
- People with diabetes
- Pregnant women
- People without fluoride in their drinking water
More Information : DHSV website Dental health advice
Better Health Channel
The Better Health Channel is fully funded by the Victorian Government, with no commercial advertising or corporate sponsorship. The Better Health Channel website provides health and medical information to improve the health and wellbeing of people and the communities they live in.
More Information : Better Health Channel website
Tobacco smoking is the single largest preventable cause of premature death and disease in Australia. Nicotine has long been associated with an increased risk for oral disease and an increased risk of oral cancer. Every cigarette you don't smoke is doing you good.
Quit Victoria is dedicated to eliminating the pain, illness and suffering caused by tobacco. The Quit Victoria website provides information and tools to help you quit smoking. You can also seek advice from you Doctor or Dentist.
More Information : Quit Smoking