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Oral health

We provide a range of free dental services to eligible people living in Central Queensland. We provide services for adults in community dental clinics and children in mobile dental vans or school clinics.

Services

Dental services include:

  • Oral hygiene instruction and advice
  • Oral examination
  • Fissure sealing
  • Fillings
  • Extractions
  • Repair of fractured teeth
  • Prosthetic/Dentures

Adults

Free dental care is available to adults who are Queensland residents and hold one of the following cards:

  • Pensioner Concession Card
  • Health Care Card
  • Veterans Affairs Pension Card
  • Queensland Seniors Card
  • Commonwealth Seniors Card

View more information about the eligibility of public dental services.

How to access this service

Our services are provided at Community Dental Clinics across Central Queensland. Call your local Community Dental Clinic to make an appointment.


Children and Adolescents

Free dental care is available for children and adolescents who are Queensland residents and who are:

  • in Prep (aged over 4 years) through to year 10
  • years 11 and 12 with a current Centrelink Card, Healthcare or Pension Card
  • aged 0–4 years whose parents have a current Centrelink Card, Healthcare or Pension Card

View more information about the Child Dental Benefits Schedule

How to access this service

Most services are provided either at a dental van or clinic and are offered to schools at different times. Parents are notified by newsletter or letter when their child’s school is being offered dental services. To maintain healthy teeth, parents are encouraged to access this free service.

The Child and Adolescent Oral Health Service has both fixed and mobile clinics. Opening times of the clinics vary and we are often with patients, so please leave a message if we are not available to take your call.

Last updated: 14 July 2020

Contact

Community Dental Clinics

Rockhampton
Phone: 1300 782 413

Capricorn Coast
Phone: 1300 782 413

Gladstone
Phone: (07) 4962 1440

Central Highlands
Phone: (07) 4987 9413

Banana
Phone: (07) 4992 7137

School dental clinics

Rockhampton
Allenstown (07) 4922 2673
Berserker (07) 4926 2319
Frenchville (07) 4926 2874
Park Avenue (07) 4922 2729

Capricorn Coast
Yeppoon (07) 4939 2479

Gladstone
Gladstone South (07) 4972 9362
Gladstone West (07) 4972 9364

Central Highlands
Emerald 0417 009 270

Banana
Biloela 0407 761 890

Dental emergencies

For emergency dental treatment please phone your local service for advice. If you require emergency treatment after hours, contact the emergency department at your local hospital.

For information on dental emergencies, visit the Emergency Dental section on the Queensland Government Website.