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Our Patients and Visitors

Who we treat
Sydney Dental Hospital (SDH) and Oral Health Services (OHS) provide public oral health services to eligible patients as outlined in the current NSW Health Policy

Adults
SDH and OHS provide treatment to adults who:

  • Reside within the boundary of Sydney Local Health District, and;
  • Are eligible for Medicare, and;
  • Are aged 18 years or older who hold:
    • A Health Care Card; or
    • Pensioner Concession Card; or
    • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (holders of only a State Seniors Card are not eligible)

Children and young persons
SDH and OHS provide treatment to children and young persons who:

  • Reside within the boundary of Sydney Local Health District, and;
  • Are eligible for Medicare, and;
  • Are less than 18 years of age.

Whilst all children and young persons (0–17yrs) are eligible for general oral health care services, only those who are self holders or whose parents/guardians are holders of valid Centrelink concession cards are eligible for inpatient specialist dental services.

Specialist care
SDH and OHS provide a range of specialist oral health services, such as orthodontic and general anaesthetic services, to eligible patients. For more information on the eligibility criteria please refer to the current NSW Health Policy and the Specialist Referral Form.