Aboriginal Oral Health events
Listing upcoming events within the Aboriginal Oral Health Program.
The Aboriginal Oral Health Program (AOHP) aims to improve the oral health of Aboriginal people by increasing oral health knowledge in the community and by improving access to dental services through:
Eligible Aboriginal adults can access priority general and emergency dental care at SA Dental Service clinics.
To be eligible clients need to:
Pregnant women may be more at risk of dental problems such as gum disease, erosion and tooth decay. To be eligible for one course of dental care per pregnancy, women need to be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander or pregnant with an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander child.
Pregnant women 18 years and over will be treated at a SA Dental (Community) Clinic (women must hold a current Centrelink Concession Card). Women under the age of 18 will be treated at a SA Dental Clinic.
Aboriginal children from birth up until 18 years can access dental care at SA Dental Clinics.
All babies, children and young people under 18 years, are welcome to attend SA Dental. There are no out of pocket costs for children:
A small fee applies each calendar year for dental care provided to other children.
SA Dental recommends a first dental visit from 12 to 18 months of age.
Request an appointment for your child today.
Visit our Dental clinics locations for more information.
A range of Aboriginal Oral Heath Program resources are available to order, see the Aboriginal Oral Health Program resource request form. You can also see a range of all SA Dental resources on the SA Dental Oral Health Resources page.
If you are interested in ordering resources phone (08) 7117 0076 or e-mail: Health.SADSAOHP@sa.gov.au
For more information about the program please phone (08) 7717 0080 or email: Health.SADSAOHP@sa.gov.au
Visit our dental clinics locations to find your local dental clinic.