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Dental program axed

Posted by: Paul Entwistle | 1 October, 2012 - 10:15 AM
Dental experts are petitioning the federal government not to cut medicare dental program.

Dental experts have started a fight to stop the federal government from axing a billion dollar a year program, that helps people with chronic dental health problems, from medicare. Paul Murray spoke to Professor Hans Zoeller who has backed a petition that will hopefully change the mind of the federal health minister.

 

To add your support click this link and sign the online petition.

Blog comments Your Say

  • Everyone deserves to be well and fit and of course to smile. This would affect millions of lives since poor dental health may lead to more serious diseases, hence, a bigger problem. A person's dental health is not a petty issue therefore this must be taken into consideration.

    Saul Mendelsohn Monday 26 November, 2012 - 2:48 PM
  • Please, please help those who now suffer dental problems but will soon be unable to receive help through the government schemes which are to be scrapped. Those people, who cannot afford normal dentistry treatment, will soon be suffering pain and disease beyond belief.

    John M Molloy Saturday 10 November, 2012 - 7:44 AM

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