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Children in Victoria to receive free dental checks as mobile Smile Squad units tour the state

Children in Victoria to receive free dental checks as mobile Smile Squad units tour the state

Children in the Australian state of Victoria are set to receive free dental checks as part of a new initiative launched by the local government.  Smile Squad mobile units will be visiting selected schools in the coming weeks, providing children with treatment in the playground. The service will reduce costs for families and enable children […]


Adelaide student drops out of college due to dental issues, as public waiting list crisis deepens

Adelaide student drops out of college due to dental issues, as public waiting list crisis deepens

A student from Adelaide has been forced to drop out of college due to dental issues. Nikki Torpy, 17, has been on a waiting list for dental and orthodontic surgery for the last four years, and is unable to cope with her symptoms any longer. Nikki was told by orthodontic specialists at Adelaide Dental Hospital […]