The public dental clinic at Central Gippsland Health provides emergency and general dental care for eligible children and adults. To access our service, patients need a current Health Care or Concession Card.
Our hospitable dental team operates from Monday to Friday, 8am – 4:30pm. Reception is not staffed between 12-1pm and the clinic is closed on public holidays.
All children under 17 years of age with a Health Care card, Concession card or a dependent of a Concession cardholder are eligible to use this service.
The dental clinic can be accessed via the Community Rehabilitation Centre situated beside the Sale Hospital.
Phone: (03) 5143 8130
For general dental care, patients are individually assessed and placed on a waiting list. For those requiring dentures, a separate waiting list is maintained.
Toothache appointments are released on a day-to-day basis. We advise patients to ring anytime from 8am to secure an appointment.
The fee for emergency and general care adult treatments is $29.00. General care is capped at $116 over four appointments.
The fee for dentures is $69.50 per denture and capped at $139.00 for upper and lower dentures.
For children aged 12 years and below dental treatment is free.
Families receiving Family Tax Benefit ‘A’, a pension or other relevant Australian Government payments are eligible for the Commonwealth Child Dental Benefits Scheme between the ages of 2-17 years old.