Emergency dental care is available at your local community dental clinic and at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne. Emergencies can include pain, swelling or bleeding and accidents involving damage to your mouth, teeth or jaw.
Emergency dental care
Community dental clinics and the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne provide general care including routine check-ups, oral health advice, scale and cleaning, extractions, fillings, x-rays, fissure sealants and root canal treatments.
General dental care
Telehealth consultations allow clinicians to be able to speak to you via internet video call about your oral health needs.
The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne provides general, specialist and emergency dental care for children and young people. Child Dental Benefits Schedule covers part or the full cost of some dental services for people aged 2 to 18.
Dental care for children and young people
All refugee and asylum seekers have free access to our public dental services and can get treatment by visiting community dental clinics in community health services, the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne and rural hospitals.
Dental services for people seeking asylum seekers
You will need a referral to access Specialist Dental Care Services. Treatments include endodontics, integrated special needs, oral medicine, orthodontics, paediatric dentistry, periodontics, prosthodontics and oral maxillofacial surgery.
Specialist dental care
Dental students provide treatment under the supervision of qualified dental practitioners. Treatment at Dental Teaching Clinics include general care, endodontics, paediatric dentistry, periodontics, prosthodontics and oral hygienic treatments.
Dental teaching clinics