Dental health

ACT Health's child and youth dental services These services are for all children under the age of 14 years who live or attend an ACT school

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For free expert advice and reassurance 24 hours a day, seven days a week, call healthdirect on 1800 022 222, or for the one-off treatment of minor illnesses and injuries seven days a week from 7am-11pm, see a specialist nurse at our Walk-in centre.

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Dental health services A-Z

Health Directorate provides a range of dental services to ACT residents who are the primary holder of a current ACT Centrelink-issued Pension Concession or Healthcare card. Services are delivered from the Civic and Phillip Health Centres.

These services are delivered from Belconnen, Civic, Phillip and Tuggeranong Health Centres the Civic Dental Clinic, 1 Moore St, Health Building in the city, Belconnen Health Centre 56 Lathlain St Belconnen,; Phillip Health Centre cnr Corinna & Keltie St’s or Tuggeranong Health Centre. To make an appointment please phone 62079977.

Health Directorate provides a range of denture services including denture repairs, denture relines, adjustments and the making of both partial and complete new dentures. Services are delivered from Civic and Phillip Health Centres.

Emergency dental services are available for adults and children, including treatment for dental emergencies, oral hygiene, restorative treatment, and denture services. For urgent dental treatment, you can phone the clinic first, saving time and possibly an unnecessary trip. You do not need to come in to a clinic in person. All clients will be assessed over the phone and those with the most urgent problems will be offered an appointment. Clients with non-urgent dental needs will be placed on a waiting list.

This information is provided for advice only, but does not constitute endorsement of these services.