The RFDS in QLD

Oral Health

RFDS Dental Service

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 been delivering dental care from a purpose-built semi-trailer that visits towns throughout rural and remote Queensland. The service offers preventive care as well as treatment for a range of oral health conditions at no cost to the patient.

To book an appointment, please phone 1800 002 507.

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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

The free RFDS Dental Service will be visiting the following towns in 2021:
Cherbourg: 22 Feb – 5 Mar 
Theodore: 
15 Mar – 25 Mar 
Springsure:
6 Apr – 16 Apr 
Clermont: 
26 Apr – 5 May 
Sapphire: 
18 May – 28 May
Glenden:
8 Jun - 18 Jun 
Collinsville: 
29 Jun – 9 Jul

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 dental service in 2013.

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

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