Statement of Acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the traditional custodians on whose ancestral lands we provide dental services.

We acknowledge the deep feeling of attachment and relationship of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to Country.

We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people attending our services.

We are committed to improving the oral health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

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COVID-19

Information for the community – Updated 7 March 2022

Who can attend?

All adults (18 years or older) who live in South Australia and hold a current Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card can attend one of our clinics.

Adult dependents (under 19 years) of the card holder whose names are on the card, can access dental care.

A person whose name is on the card and is a partner of the card holder cannot access dental care, unless they have their own Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card. ​

Learn more about eligibility and cards accepted at our clinics.

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We provide emergency dental services for adults.

A dental emergency can include facial swelling, bleeding or trauma.

During business hours

8:30am — 4:30pm

Monday to Friday,

Please call your closest dental clinic.

Outside of business hours, call healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222.

For further information about healthdirect, see the SA Health healthdirect page.

A dental emergency can include facial swelling, bleeding or trauma, see Emergency Dental Care for further information.

Our clinics provide a range of dental services for eligible adults.

Our services include:

Check-ups
Teeth Cleaning
Preventative treatment
X-rays (if required)
Fillings
Tooth removal
Root canal treatment
Simple fixed and removable dentures, crowns and bridges (prosthodontics)
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Costs.

The cost for dental care will vary depending on the type of care you receive, the cost is the same at all of our clinics.

The costs will be different for general and emergency dental care or specialist services and will be discussed with you before treatment starts.

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How to prepare for your appointment.

Please bring:

  • Your Medicare Card and Concession Card to all appointments.
  • A list of any medications you may be taking.
  • Information about any health conditions you may have.

When you arrive at the dental clinic, visit the reception desk.

You will be asked a range of basic questions including:

  • your name
  • address
  • date of birth.

Our reception staff will also speak to you about any costs for your appointment. See costs for more information.