Adult dental

Community Health's Adult Dental Service provides a range of dental treatment to ACT residents who are the primary holder of a current ACT Centrelink issued Pension Concession or Healthcare card. Services are delivered from the Civic and Phillip Health Centres.

For weekend and public holiday emergency care contact 6205 1653 (recorded information line).

Our services

The following Adult Dental Service are available:

  • General Restorative Services - There is a waiting list for this type of dental service. To register your name on the waiting list, drop into your nearest clinic.
  • ACT Denture Scheme (see separate page)
  • Emergency dental services (see separate page)

Who can use this service

All ACT residents aged 18 and over who are a primary holder of a current ACT Centrelink issued Pension Concession or Healthcare card are eligible to receive treatment.

Service access

You can access this service by contacting your nearest clinic to register on the waitlist.

Moore St Health Building
Corner Moore & Alinga Streets, Civic
Phone (02) 6205 0978 or (02) 6205 0977

Phillip Health Centre
Corner Corinna & Keltie Streets
Phone (02) 6205 1463 or (02) 6205 1695

Belconnen Health Centre
56 Lathlain St
Belconnen
Phone (02) 6205 1541 or (02) 6205 1202

Both Dental Clinics are open between 8.30am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday, with the exception of Wednesday afternoons. On Wednesday afternoons the clinics are periodically closed to allow staff to attend training sessions and staff meetings as required.

Clients will need to bring a current ACT Centrelink Concession Card as mentioned above, as well as details of any medication they are currently taking. They will need sufficient funds to pay relevant fees, which may be paid by cash, eftpos, credit card,cheque or Centrepay

For weekend and public holiday emergency care contact 6205 1653 (recorded information line).

Cost

There is a maximum co-payment* of $300 for restorative treatment in any year.

*Excludes molar endodontics, general anaesthetic and dentures.