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About Us

Sydney Dental Hospital (SDH) has been serving the local community since 1904. The Hospital is a centre of excellence and throughout its history has been a key driver in shaping oral health and dental care in Australia. SDH is committed to providing high quality dental services to our local community, with a strong focus on patient and family-centred care.

SDH is part of the Sydney Local Health District and is one of two major providers of public oral health services in NSW. SDH provides a range of general and specialist dental services including:

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Orthodontics
  • Paediatric Dentistry
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Oral Surgery
  • Oral Medicine
  • Prosthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Special Care Dentistry
  • Dental Laboratory Services
  • RPA Dental Clinics

We also provide support services to our patients such as:

  • Dietitian/Nutrition Service
  • Social Work Services
  • Legal Services

For more detailed information about the services offered at SDH, please see 'Our Services'.

Community Oral Health

In addition to, the Sydney Local Health District Oral Health Service operates community based oral health clinics which provide general services for patients across the Sydney Local Health District catchment area.

There are five community oral health clinics located at:

  • Canterbury
  • Concord
  • Croydon
  • Marrickville
  • SDH

To find your nearest community dental clinic, see Contact Us.

SDH as a teaching facility

Sydney Dental HospitalSDH is also a major teaching facility with strong research and training links to the University of Sydney, University of Newcastle, and TAFE NSW. The Hospital plays a significant role in the development of the next generation of dental and oral health professionals through specialist mentor and graduate programs, as well as Dental Assistant Traineeships for Aboriginal Staff.