Dental & Oral Health

Dental clinic

Townsville Hospital and Health Service

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About Us

The Townsville HHS oral health team is committed to promoting, maintaining and improving the health and wellbeing of the North Queensland community’s oral health. 

Our services are provided to people who meet the eligibility criteria for accessing public dental services in Queensland, covering geographic boundaries stretching from Kennedy and Cardwell in the north, Home Hill in the south and Richmond in the west, and includes Magnetic Island and the Palm Island group.

Oral health services across the Townsville Hospital and Health Service are provided from:

Community/hospital-based clinics in Townsville, Palm Island, Ayr, Charters Towers, Hughenden, Richmond, Cardwell and Ingham
Townsville Correctional Centre
Cleveland Youth Detention Centre
Fixed school clinics in Townsville, Ayr and Ingham
Mobile clinics based in Townsville, Ayr, Charters Towers and Ingham and servicing schools within the boundaries of the Townsville Hospital and Health Service
Townsville University Hospital Clinic
Health promotion through community and personal education
Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of oral disease
Comprehensive general dental care for eligible adult, child and adolescent patients
Emergency dental services for eligible patients, including denture repairs (Call centre triage assisted - telephone 1300 300 850 Monday – Friday 7.30am–4.00pm, excepting public holidays)
Dental hygiene services
Orthodontics (for eligible priority cases)

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Quick Facts About The Region

Hughenden Multipurpose Health Service is located in the suburb of Hughenden, the council of Flinders, the state electorate of Traeger and the federal electorate of Kennedy.