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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Clinic closure

Our Birkenhead (Le Fevre) clinic is currently closed. Please phone (08) 8243 5629 during this period.


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Vaping and your oral health

In Australia, there is concern about the increasing number of people who are vaping, including young people.

Like smoking, vaping is addictive and increases the risk of:

  • gum disease and inflammation
  • dry mouth
  • tooth decay
  • tooth loss
  • oral cancer.

Nicotine or other chemicals in vaping liquids can also stain teeth through frequent or long-term use.

If you vape, it's important to look after your oral health.

  • Drink plain water to rehydrate after you vape to avoid dry mouth and bad breath.
  • Brush your teeth and gums in the morning and at night.
  • Use a fluoride toothpaste.
  • Have regular dental check-ups. Be sure to inform your dental professional if you have been vaping.

Call the Quitline on 13 78 48 if you would like support to stop vaping.