Dental care requires federally funded universal system, health experts say

Jalal Khan has seen a lot of desperate patients during his time as a dentist.

Key points:

  • Patients on the public dental scheme often wait more than 12 months for treatment
  • 80 per cent of eligible patients miss out on treatment each year
  • There were 70,000 avoidable hospitalisations due to acute dental conditions in 2015-16

“I’ve had patients that have had teeth held together with paper clips,”

Calls for pensioner dental vouchers to help older Aussies with medical costs

An Australian charity is calling on the government to better support older Aussies and their dental health by addressing financial hardships faced by many across the country who are relying on the Age Pension.

The Benevolent Society has thrown its support behind local politician and federal member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie, as she kicks off a campaign to assist those in need – by lobbying for the creation of a dental voucher which would allow pensioners to claim up to $1000 for dental work in any two-year period.

Europe Dental Software Market to Worth Over $861.2 Mn Says Dental Industry Professional with Recent Advancements and Opportunities by 2023

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Australian 3D printing firm takes on Invisalign in multibillion-dollar global clear aligner market

An Australian medical 3D printing company is hoping to take on $30 billion giant Invisalign in the lucrative clear aligner market by offering a faster, more dentist-friendly alternative.

SmileStyler, founded by serial entrepreneur and Melbourne Rebels rugby union club chair Paul Docherty, has already signed up 115 dentists after launching in July and forecasts revenue of $6 million this financial year.