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Who We Treat

Sydney Dental Hospital and Oral Health Services provide public oral health services to eligible patients as outlined in the NSW Health Policy.

Adults

Sydney Dental Hospital and Oral Health Services provide treatment to adults who reside within the boundary of Sydney Local Health District; South Western Sydney Local Health District; or the northern sector of South Eastern Local Health District (see map for details), and are:

  • eligible for Medicare, and;
  • aged 18 years or older who hold a:
    • Health Care Card; or
    • Pensioner Concession Card; or
    • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (Please note, holders of only a State Seniors Card are not eligible)

Children and Young Persons

Sydney Dental Hospital and Oral Health Services provide treatment to children and young persons who reside within the boundary of Sydney Local Health Districtand are;

  • eligible for Medicare; and
  • less than 18 years of age

If you do not live in the area which we provide services to please call your Local Health District service. Visit NSW Health Public Dental Services for more information or call the Centralised Oral Health Intake and Information Service (COHIIS) on 02 9293 3333 – the team at COHIIS will help you find the appropriate health service contact number.

Dalarinji Aboriginal Oral Health Clinic

To be eligible for treatment within Dalarinji Aboriginal Oral Health Clinic patients must have a current Medicare Card and have a Confirmation of Aboriginality Letter. This letter can be obtained from an Aboriginal Medical Service, Aboriginal Health Service, the Local Aboriginal Land Council or through select Aboriginal Corporations. Please note all letters must be stamped with the Organisation's Common Seal.

Specialist Care

Sydney Dental Hospital and Oral Health Services provide a range of specialist oral health services, such as orthodontic and general anaesthetic services, to eligible patients.

Patients with a valid concession card, or patients whose parents/guardians have a valid concession card, are eligible for inpatient specialist dental services. For more information on the eligibility criteria please refer to the NSW Health Policy and the Specialist Referral Form.