15NRHC Recommendation - 03/27/2019 - 09:09

The government should announce a roadmap to a universal dental insurance scheme based on a Medicare model as defined in the March 2019 Grattan Institute Filling the Gap Report.

The government should address the under utilisation of existing MBS funded children’s dental services by incentivising dentists to move to rural and regional areas.

Governments should invest in A large bit simple ‘brush your teeth’ campaign to help address poor oral hygiene linked to social determinants of health.

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