The Dental Clinic provides basic emergency, general and denture services.
The Dental Clinic also hosts a training program for students from La Trobe University, Bendigo.
Where there is insufficient capacity at our dental clinic, people may be referred to a private dentist or prosthetist.
Specialist dental care is provided at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.
Who is eligible to be seen at Albury Wodonga Health Dental Service?
We have 8 priority access groups, they are as follows:
Eligible child or young person Child or youth in residential care Youth justice client in custodial care Indigenous/Torres Strait Islander Asylum seeker Refugee Mental health client Intellectual disability client Homeless person Eligible pregnant women
The people included in these groups do not have to be on a waitlist to receive general care. If applicable a letter from a caseworker/doctor is required.
AWH Dental Service
The charge will depend on the type and amount of treatment you need, with a minimum of $26.50 for a course of care:
Emergency visit - $27.50
General Care - for a full course of treatment (check-ups, fillings, clean). The cost will be a minimum of $27.50 up to a maximum of $110.00
Children 18 years and younger can be seen at the clinic without any co-payment (subject to eligibility).
Dentures - the charge is dependent on the type of denture with the maximum charge for a full upper and full lower acrylic denture of $131.00
Specialist Care - the charge will depend on the treatment you receive. This will be discussed with you prior to commencing treatment.
Exemptions for charges may be available for people with special needs. This should be discussed with the dental clinic prior to care commencing.
Other fee exemptions include clients treated by dental students, Refugee & Asylum Seekers, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, homeless people and people at risk of homelessness. Children and young people aged 0-17 years who are health care or pensioner concession card holders or dependants of concession card holders.
If you are in pain you should contact your local community dental clinic. You will be triaged, assessed and prioritised for treatment accordingly.
Emergency Dental Care: Weekends and Public Holidays. There is an on call private dental emergency service that is available on weekends and public holidays, please contact: 0487 271 571 / 0458 493 960, private fees may apply.
The AWHWC Dental Clinic is located in 155 High Street, Wodonga, and occupies the basement of the Gateway Community Centre building.The clinic is open Monday to Friday, from 8.30 am to 5 pm, except public holidays.
Albury Wodonga Health Dental Clinic will be able to advise you on waiting times.
Public dental clinics are committed to providing quality services. Information regarding your rights and responsibilities is outlined in the Department of Human Services brochure Charter of Client Rights and Responsibilities for Public Dental Services. Copies can be obtained at community dental clinics or by contacting the hot-line listed below.
How Can I get more information? Please contact Albury Wodonga Health Dental on ph: 02 60 517 925 fax: 02 6051 7945