Community Dental Services provides dental care to eligible healthcare and pension card holders and their dependents. Services include emergency dental care (during business hours), general dentistry and denture care.
If you have a dental emergency, staff will categorise your need for medical attention based on pain levels and seriousness of the complaint. Based on this may be seen within 24 hours or longer. After hours options include Barwon Health emergency or the Royal Dental Hospital in Melbourne.
The following people are eligible for public dental services
Children and young people are eligible for emergency and general dental care
Adults are eligible for emergency, general and denture care.
People aged 18 years and over, who are health care or pensioner concession card holders or dependents of concession card holders. Fees apply.
Priority care access groups
Are eligible for emergency and general dental care.
The Community Dental Service has clinics at the following locations:
For Health Professionals
Last Modified: Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Belmont Community Health Centre
Phone: 03 4215 6972 (8.45am to 4.45pm)
Newcomb Community Health Centre
Phone: 03 4215 7620
Corio Community Health Centre
Phone: 03 4215 7240
Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative
Phone: 5277 2038
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders only