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ADA – Australian Dental Association

The ADA is the peak national professional body representing the vast majority of dentists and dental students across both the public and private sectors.

The primary objectives of the ADA are:

  • to support members by enhancing their ability to provide safe, high quality professional oral health care
  • to encourage the improvement of the oral and general health of the public
  • promotion of the ethics, art and science of dentistry

Each year the ADA leads Dental Health Week and a number of other campaigns to broaden awareness of the importance of dental health and to provide health practitioners with resources to educate their patients.

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Last reviewed: September 2019

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Watch out for the Sugar Bandit this Easter!

While many Australians are looking forward to a visit from the Easter Bunny, little attention is given to the Sugar Bandit over Easter.

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Raft of measures needed to tackle teens’ sizeable sugar intake.

With teenage dental decay an increasing problem, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) is backing Cancer Council calls to tackle the problem with a range of measures including a tax on sugar and better labelling of products containing added sugar.

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News & Media - Australian Dental Association

Get up-to-date news of what is happening in and about the dental profession, from issues at a glance to what the ADA is doing to further advocacy within the community. News and Media covers submissions to government bodies, media releases and current events.

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Adults 31-64yrs - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

A collection of articles and resources designed to inform the public about all facets of oral health and assist Dental Professionals with educating their patients.

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Fluoride (0-11yrs) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

Fluoride plays a critical role in strengthening your teeths ability to fight off decay. Information for parents with Chidlren 0 - 11 years.

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Pregnancy - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

Regular dentist visits are a must during this important period. Information for parents with Chidlren 0 - 11 years.

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Teeth Grinding (12-17yrs) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

This is an involuntary clenching, grinding and gnashing of the teeth. Information for Teens Age 12 - 17 Years.

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Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Scheme (0-11yrs) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

Surgical and dental services for families with a child with cleft lip and/or cleft palate. Information for parents with Chidlren 0 - 11 years.

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Brushing (18-30yrs) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

Brushing your teeth removes the plaque that causes tooth decay and gum disease. Information for younger Adults 18 - 30 years.

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Fillings (65+) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

Fillings are often the first course of action when dealing with tooth decay. Information for Older Adults 65+ years.

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