Preparing for your appointment

There are many ways to get to Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne. We recommend you plan your journey ahead of time to ensure you know where to go.

How to get to Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne

Due to a range of roadworks, powerline renewals, tram stop works and kerb upgrades, there will be significant disruptions for patients on Swanston Street throughout February.

Disruptions to road, kerb and trams on Swanston St

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 my appointment

Information about preparing for your appointment at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne day surgery. Patients arrive and leave on the same day.

Day Surgery at Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne

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.

Interpreter services

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