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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Information for the community – Updated 7 March 2022

Adelaide Dental Hospital

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Adelaide Dental Hospital

Adelaide Dental Hospital

Level 11 & 12, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences - The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide SA, Australia

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Level 11 & 12, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences - The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide SA, Australia Get directions
Phone
1300 008 222
Opening Hours
  • Monday
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thursday
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Saturday
    Closed
  • Sunday
    Closed

Location & access

The Adelaide Dental Hospital is located on Levels 11 and 12 of the University of Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building, on the corner of North Terrace and George Street, Adelaide, South Australia.

Information kiosks and an Information Service desk are located on the ground floor of the University of Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building to help you find your way to the Adelaide Dental Hospital.

Disability drop off and pick up

Two 10-minute loading zones and four two-hour disability parking bays are located on the south side of North Terrace, directly opposite the University of Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building and in close proximity to the pedestrian crossing.

Two 15-minute restricted access parking bays are located at the back of the University of Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building, on the lower ground level. These parking bays are accessible via a laneway adjacent to the UNISA building (City West Tram stop) on North Terrace.

The lower ground level entrance into the building is signed and leads directly to the lifts to access the Adelaide Dental Hospital on Levels 11 and 12.

Specialist services

Specialist services are available at the hospital by referral from SA Dental clinics.

Specialist services include:

  • tooth removal
  • surgical procedures of the mouth and jaws (oral and maxillofacial surgery)
  • banding (orthodontics)
  • root canal treatment (endodontics)
  • diseases of the gums (periodontics)
  • dentures (removable prosthodontics)
  • crowns and bridges (fixed prosthodontics)
  • special needs dentistry for clients with complex medical and physical conditions.

General services

General services are available at the hospital by referral from SA Dental clinics.

General services include:

  • checkups (examination and prevention)
  • cleaning (examination and prevention)
  • fillings
  • root canal treatment (simple endodontics)
  • simple fixed and removable dentures, crowns and bridges (prosthodontics)
  • simple tooth removal

Fees and waiting times apply for all specialist and general services. Staff will discuss any fees with you prior to your treatment.

Special Needs Unit (SNU)

The Special Needs Unit (SNU) provides dental and oral health services for people with medical, physical and intellectual disabilities.

Eligible adults with a disability or with complex medical conditions can be treated at all SA Dental clinics. However, clients with more complex special needs may require specialist care and may be referred to the Special Needs Unit at the Adelaide Dental Hospital.

Specialist services can only be accessed following a referral from a SA Dental clinic or directly from some medical providers.

We have developed two videos to assist you with your visit.

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Wayfinding — this video explains where we are located and how best to access the clinic.

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Patient experience - this video gives an introduction to our clinic, and shows what you can expect at your first visit.

Residential Aged Care Emergency (RACE) Dental Service

Clients who are house-bound, or residents of aged care facilities and experience difficulty attending a clinic can access our Residential Aged Care Emergency (RACE) Dental Service.

Services are limited and are accessed by referral from Domiciliary Care Services or a medical practitioner.

For more information, phone the RACE Dental Service.

Dental care provided by students

Students (under the supervision of qualified dentists) provide dental treatment at the Adelaide Dental Hospital and other locations.

Clients may be asked to attend the hospital to have their care provided by students. You will always be advised if a student is treating you.

Clients refusing an offer of care with a student may have their offer of treatment withdrawn but can still access the waiting list and emergency care.

Fees and waiting times usually apply. Staff will discuss any fees with you prior to your treatment.


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