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 Prospect clinic is temporarily closed for renovations. Please phone (08) 7117 4000 during this period.

Prepare for your appointment

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How to prepare for your appointment

Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment time.

If your child is feeling unwell or cannot attend due to illness please contact the clinic to reschedule your appointment.

Please bring the following

  • Your Medicare Card, and/or Concession Card (if you are using the Child Dental Benefits Schedule).
  • Your debit or credit card (some fees may be payable).
  • Information about any health conditions your child may have.
  • Any comfort items for your child, such as their favourite toy, fidget item, device or their favoured communication tool.

Appointments

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

You will be asked various questions, including basic information about your child’s name, address and date of birth.

We will also ask if your child attends school, we will record the school name and year level.

Your child may be covered by the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS), we will ask you if you consent to use your dental benefits at our clinic.

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

Access & directions to clinics

To access directions, contact information, and our opening hours, visit our Find a clinic page.

Some of our clinics are wheelchair accessible. For further information or assistance please speak to our clinic staff.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcomed at all SA Dental sites, with some restrictions.

COVID-19 information

We continue to offer dental services for children across South Australia, in line with the state's response to COVID-19.