Fremantle Hospital opens new dental clinic

First patient at the new clinic Kenneth Goodes chats with Minister for Health Roger Cook watched on by Dental Officer is Daniel Sheehan, Dental assistant is Jacqueline Vojkovic.
First patient at the new clinic Kenneth Goodes chats with Minister for Health Roger Cook watched on by Dental Officer is Daniel Sheehan, Dental assistant is Jacqueline Vojkovic.

FREMANTLE General Dental Clinic has been relocated to Fremantle Hospital.

Up to 30,000 patients in the Fremantle catchment will be able to access the clinic which includes nine treatment rooms, dental laboratory, sterilisation areas and staff support rooms.

The clinic will also offer patients dental examinations and assessments, radiographic examinations and interpretation, preventive and prophylactic services, periodontics, extractions, minor oral surgery procedures, restorative (fillings), dentures and some crown and bridge services.

The relocation of the centre and fit out cost $2.99 million.

Minister for Health Roger Cook said the new clinic offered greatly improved facilities and services for the eligible population of the Fremantle area.