Dental care

High quality dental care offered at low cost or for free.

cohealth is a fully accredited oral health provider. We offer high quality, low cost or free emergency and general dental care in Melbourne. Get access to a professional team of registered dentists, dental and oral health therapists, dental prosthetists, oral health educators and dental assistants.

Service details

Good oral health is vital to all round health and wellbeing. Poor oral health can be very painful and could lead to other serious health problems. Most oral health issues can be prevented or managed with professional help.

General dental care services

For adults:

  • Examination
  • Cleaning
  • Fillings
  • Extractions
  • Root canal treatment

For children:

  • Check-ups and advice as needed
  • Dental sealants to prevent decay
  • Cleaning
  • Fillings
  • Extractions

Emergency dental care services

  • Swellings
  • Accidents/Trauma
  • Pain

Denture care

We can help if you have any pain or problems with your dentures. Our dentists can provide information on denture cleaning and care to help you maintain your dentures.

Specialist dental care services

Specialist dental care referrals are available for eligible clients. Clients who meet strict guidelines set by the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne (RDHM) are referred for care to the RDHM Carlton. You can be referred for specialist services including:

  • Orthodontics
  • Oral medicine
  • Oral surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Paediatrics
  • Special needs

Fees & eligibility

People who are eligible to use this service:

  • All children aged 0-12 years
  • Young people 13 – 17 years:
    • if they or their parents hold a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card
    • who are eligible for the Child Dental Benefit Schedule
  • Adults aged 18 years and over:
    • who hold a Health Care Card
    • who hold a Pensioner Concession Card

We also prioritise our dental service for:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • children and young people (under 18 years old)
  • concession card holders (Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card)
  • people experiencing homelessness or at risk of being homeless
  • refugees and asylum seekers
  • people registered with mental health services
  • people registered with disability services
  • pregnant women
  • people over 80 years of age.

Check if you are eligible by reading ‘Who is this for’. Then contact a cohealth dental care location to request an appointment.

The fee depends on your age, and what concession card you have. These fees are for people who meet the eligibility criteria outlined in ‘Who is this for’. You can learn more on our fees page, or call us to find out more.

Available at 3 locations

Opening hours

Mon 8:45am - 5:00pm
Tue 8:45am - 5:00pm
Wed 8:45am - 5:00pm
Thu 8:45am - 5:00pm
Fri 8:45am - 5:00pm

Opening hours

Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm

Opening hours

Mon 8:45am - 5:00pm
Tue 8:45am - 5:00pm
Wed 8:45am - 5:00pm
Thu 8:45am - 5:00pm
Fri 8:45am - 5:00pm

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About us

cohealth is a not-for-profit community health organisation. We provide essential health and support services in Melbourne’s CBD, and northern and western suburbs.

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