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.

Better Oral Health - Residential Care

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Resource Package

The Better Oral Health in Residential Care resource package was funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services (previously the Department of Health and Ageing) under the Encouraging Better Practice in Aged Care (EBPAC) Initiative (2007-2009).

The resource package explains how you can provide oral care to frail older people with complex needs.

Oral health care includes:

  • a standard protective oral care regimen
  • oral care and changed behaviour
  • palliative care considerations.

Four key oral health processes

You will learn how to put these strategies into action by following four key oral health processes

Further information & resources