New DHAA Directors Elected

The DHAA are very pleased to announce the appointment of two new directors, and the re-election of two more, to the DHAA Board. The DHAA recently called for Nominations for Director vacancies in the ACT, Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia. We received four nominations from enthusiastic and suitably qualified members, which have subsequently been approved by the Board. … Read More

Instrument Sharpening and Oral Health Care for Baby Boomers

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Getting the Edge – Periodintal Instument Sharpening with Marcelle Johnson, 2.5 Scientific CPD Hour Oral Health Care for Baby Boomers with Narelle Bird, 1.45 Scientific CPD Hours Limited to 20 Participants. This is a DHAA members only event. If there is enough interest a second session may be opened. To Register BOOK YOUR POSITION   Please direct all enquiries to … Read More

Kids can afford to smile

The child dental benefit cap is to be raised to $1000. It’s pretty rare that we get to say nice things about the government, but here’s a little ray of sunshine for the littl’uns from the Department of Health. In a statement issued on February 8 it said: “The Turnbull Government is increasing the rebate available under the Child Dental … Read More

Why I love being a dental hygienist

As dental hygienists and oral health therapists we face a whole variety of situations every day. Most of these will be routine and unsurprising – that’s the nature of what we do – but just occasionally we will be faced with an out-of-the-box challenge. These challenges may take the form of a previously untried procedure or a piece of equipment … Read More