Victorian Oral Health Alliance

The Victorian Oral Health Alliance (VOHA) is a group of health, professional and consumer bodies that have united to advocate for measures to improve access to public dental care for our most vulnerable people.


VOHA Articles

VOHA welcomes Liberal Election announcement

MEDIA RELEASE The Victorian Oral Health Alliance welcomes Thursday’s announcement that a Matthew Guy Liberal Government will significantly increase funding for public dental care to address long waiting times and put an emphasis on oral health this election. “We have seen the waiting times for access public dental care balloon from 20 months to nearly…

Stop the Rot

Poor oral health continues to be one of the strongest indicators of inequality in Australia, yet dental health continues to be absent from health policy discussions in this country. There are 200,000 older Australians living in residential aged care who have poor access to dental care.The Aged Care Royal Commission highlighted significant neglect and countless…

Monash Health Dental Service celebrates success of employee drive-through dental clinic

To commemorate World Oral Health Day, Monash Health Dental Services ran an employee drive-through dental clinic. Utilising the COVID-19 drive-through screening model, the clinic offered Monash Health employees free dental screening and oral health advice from the convenience of their car. Dr Ramini Shankumar, Unit Head Monash Health Dental Services, shared how providing this service…