Awabakal's Medical Service in Hamilton is also home to our Dental Services.
With Dentists, Dental Therapist and Dental Assistants, Awabakal is well-equipped to provide oral health services to our community in partnership with Hunter New England Local Health District.
Awabakal's dental services are available to individuals of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. Clients will also have to be an active patient of Awabakal's Medical Services in order to be eligible for our dental and specialist services (Allied Health).
Patients who are unsure if they are an active patient can call the Medical Service on 1300 174 908.
- General treatment including dental exams, scaling and filling
- Emergency treatment to alleviate dental pain
- Partial and full dentures
- Preventive dentistry
- Oral hygiene information
- Oral health promotion and community education
Unfortunately we do not offer treatment for braces but can offer advice on external referrals.
Our friendly, dedicated staff ensure that every effort is made to provide a relaxed and welcoming environment for the patients and their families.
Highest levels of infection control are maintained in the dental clinic. All instruments used in the surgeries are sterilised for each and every patient.
Billing and Fees
Most dental services are free of charge. Fees may be incurred for specialised dental services not covered by health care funding.
For information on these fees, please speak with our friendly staff.
Tips to care for your teeth
Eat Well - Enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods, avoid snacking on sugary and sticky foods between meals.
Drink Well - Tap water is best drunk between meals and before bed. Avoid acidic or sugary drinks between meals.
Clean Well - Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, especially before bed.
Play Well - Protect your teeth with a professionally fitted mouthguard or full-face helmet when playing sport.
Stay Well - Exercise regularly, avoid smoking, limit alcohol.