The RFDS in WA
The Royal Flying Doctor Service in conjunction with Corporate Partners (Karara Mining) developed and built the Mobile Dental Van in 2012. This project provides mobile dental services to the Midwest towns of Mingenew, Morawa and Perenjori. In addition, the RFDS partners with the Dental Health Service to provide support to existing clinics at Wiluna and Warburton in the Mid West. In total, a team of five dentists and two dental assistants work within these programs to provide dental health care to those living in rural areas and to some of our most remote locations across Western Australia.
While the clinics focus on general dentistry, nurses also provide oral and preventative health services based on identified community needs.