Dental (Oral Health) Service at Maitland Hospital
The Dental service provides dental care to all children (under 18 years of age) and eligible adults.
- Emergency Care
- General treatment
- Preventative treatment
- Managed care and recalls
- Referrals to specialist dentists.
8.30am – 4.30pm (Monday to Friday) excluding Public Holidays.
Patients are prioritised for care through a triage system. This means that patients with urgent dental conditions are treated sooner, and that there may be wait times for routine dental care.
Children (under 18 years of age): Medicare card
- Medicare card and either a Healthcare, Pension or Commonwealth Seniors card.
- List of any medications.
Dental Officers: Provides dental treatment to adult patients.
Oral Health Therapists:
- Provides dental treatment to children.
- Provides dental hygiene and cleans to adults.
Administrative staff : Welcome patients, books appointments, and provide administrative support to the clinic.
Dental Assistants: Assists the Dentist and Oral Health Therapists during treatment.
Prosthesis: Makes and fits dentures in the clinic.