Queensland Dentist Honoured

ADAQ would like to congratulate Dr Daryl Holmes who has been recognised in the Papua New Guinea 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List with the award of the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE). Dr Holmes received this ..

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New St George clinic to fill gap in dental services

The University of Queensland’s School of Dentistry and Goondir Health Services have partnered to launch a new dental clinic in the south-west Queensland town of St George. The clinic aims to ease the shortage of dental serviced in the regio..

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World Oral Health Day - 20 March: Live MOUTH SMART

Each year the FDI World Dental Federation organises World Oral Health Day. The 2017 slogan is Live MOUTH SMART. Practice resources and social media posters are available from the website: www.worldoralhealthday.org..

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New CEO Receives Australia Day Honour

ADAQ is absolutely delighted that newly appointed Chief Executive Office for the Australian Dental Association QLD Branch (ADAQ), Professor Ian Meyers (BDSc, FICD, FADI, FPFA, FRACDS) has been recognised in the Australia Day Honours List with the..

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Private Health Insurance Premiums Rise

Following yesterday's average 5.59% increase in private health insurance premiums, the Queensland Branch of the Australian Dental Association endorses national President and Queensland Orthodontist, Dr Rick Olive’s, statement to encourage p..

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Australia Day Honours

ADAQ would like to congratulate Dr Ross Dunn on his appointment as a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia. Dr Dunn received this award for significant service to dentistry as a clinician, to public dental health initiatives i..

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The Truth About Energy Drinks

Energy drinks make up approximately 20% of the beverages sold in convenience stores in Australia. Regular consumption of these drinks can have adverse implications for the health of their primary target market; young people. ADAQ encourages ..

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Sugar in the Lunchbox

The Obesity Policy Coalition is warning parents that with the school holidays ending, they should not assume products like juice are healthy just because of claims that they have "less sugar" or are "free from artificial colours and flavours". ..

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World Oral Health Day 2015

March 20 is World Oral Health Day, with a theme for 2015 of 'Smile for Life'. The Australian Dental Association would like to encourage all Australians to use the day to dedicate some of their time to Oral Health. For more information, pleas..

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Water Fluoridation

The University of Queensland in conjunction with Queensland Health has released a report on research carried out on water fluoridation in the Logan-Beaudesert region. The Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) supports this valuable r..

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Children'sWeek 2014

This week is Children's Week and the Australian Dental Association (ADA) wants Australians to know that if kids have healthy teeth, they have a great chance of having them for life and avoiding dental disease. For more information, please see..

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World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day takes place on 20 March 2014. The aim of this initiative is the celebration of the benefits of healthy teeth and the promotion of worldwide awareness of the issues surrounding oral health This year's theme is 'Celebrating Heal..

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Rethink Sugary Drinks Forum

The Australian Dental Association has joined forces with several other leading health organisations including the Cancer Council, Diabetes Australia and the Heart Foundation in an effort to change the way Australia thinks about the consumption an..

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