Preparing for your appointment
Help is available for people living in rural and remote areas of Victoria who must travel to see a medical specialist. This includes specialist dental treatment at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.
Travelling for treatment
When you're coming to your appointment at RDHM or your local community dental clinic, these are a few items you will need to bring.
What to bring to an appointment
If you are unable to make your appointment, please let us know as soon as possible so we can give your appointment to another patient.
Change your appointment
Language interpreter services are available for patients who speak languages other than English. We use qualified professionals Interpreters, to help you communicate with our oral healthcare team.
Access for people with disabilities includes lifts to all floors of the hospital, accessible toilets, a direct dial taxi phone (freecall), a text telephone (TTY) and an accredited changing places toilet on the ground floor.
Access at RDHM for people with disabilities
The Dental Board of Australia and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have created ‘Tips for dental patients’ to help members of the public make sure they are getting safe care from their dental practitioner.
Infection control tips for patients