Practice founder Dr Christopher Hodge has been a leading advocate of dental support for older patients and helped launch the Aged Care Dental Program.
Dr Hodge is a visiting tutor at the University of Adelaide and provides tutoring and mentoring for dental students and new graduates.
Special Care Dental provides dental care in our spacious rooms for the elderly, including residents of Aged Care facilities.
The Pensioner Denture Scheme (PDS) provides government funding for eligible patients to have dentures repaired, relined or remade.
Patients who hold a current Veterans Affairs gold card are eligible for dental treatment at no out of pocket expense to the patient.
Treatment can be provided in our well-equipped surgeries large enough to accommodate all types of wheelchairs.
Patients who require more advanced dentistry or surgery can be treated under general anaesthetic in hospital.
Visiting a dentist at a young age establishes good patterns of preventative dental health and helps reduce the ‘fear factor’. It’s also a good idea for young children to attend their parent’s routine examination so theyLearn more
Special Care Dental has specifically designed its clinic in North Adelaide to accommodate patients with special needs, including those with mental and physical disabilities.Learn more