The RFDS in QLD

Oral Health

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is committed to improving access to dental care in regional communities across Queensland. Since 2013, the RFDS Dental Service has delivered dental care from a purpose-built semi-trailer to towns in regional, rural and remote Queensland. The service offers preventive care and treatment for a range of oral health conditions at no cost to the patient.

Dental

The RFDS Dental Service is a fully-equipped mobile dental surgery featuring state-of-the-art equipment, including an OPG machine. It is staffed by qualified dentists and dental assistants who provide a wide range of services direct from the mobile unit, including:

oral health maintenance
X-rays and extractions
treatment for acute or pre-existing conditions
treatment for gum disease
referral to specialist dental services.
To book an appointment, please phone 1800 002 507.

A map of Queensland with red lines pointing to the locations the Dental Truck visits.

The following towns are scheduled to be visited in 2022:

Theodore: 1 March to 10 March
Rolleston:
15 March to 24 March
Springsure: 29 March to 7 April
Sapphire:
21 April to 28 April
Clermont:
10 May to 19 May
Glenden:
31 May to 9 June
Collinsville: 21 June to 30 June 
Camooweal:
12 July to 21 July
Dajarra:
2 August to 11 August
Boulia:
23 August to 1 September
Bedourie:
13 September to 17 September
Mount Isa:
20 September to 23 September
Winton:
27 September to 30 September
Winton: 5 October to 21 October
Winton:
25 October to 4 November
Tambo:
15 November to 24 November

If you would like the RFDS Dental Service to visit a town near you, please register your interest below.

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Graphic: RFDS Dental Service Founding Partners

The Flying Doctor acknowledges the support of the QCoal Group, QCoal Foundation and the Australian Government in establishing the RFDS Dental Service in 2013.