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.

Who can attend

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Who can attend our dental clinics

Everyone under 18 years who either live in or go to school in South Australia can attend one of our clinics.

There are no waiting lists for children, and you will receive the next available appointment.

We recommend children have a dental check-up at around 12 months of age.

When your child turns 18, they may be able to continue accessing dental services at one of our clinics for adults.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients

SA Dental aims to improve the oral health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by increasing oral health knowledge in the community and by improving access to dental services through The Aboriginal Oral Health Program (AOHP).

Everyone under 18 years who either lives in or goes to school in South Australia can attend one of our clinics.

We provide some specialist services by referral at our Adelaide Dental Hospital (ADH) and fees may apply.

When making a dental appointment for your child, talk to our staff about any support that may be available for you and your family.

Further information