Our modern clinic has the latest dental and imaging equipment. The clinic is wheelchair accessible with a ceiling hoist to transfer people into the dental chair if required.
The clinic is set up to perform basic oral assessment, oral hygiene, clean and scaling of teeth, and some minor dental surgery/orthodontics. We carry out all general dental procedures, including crown and bridge work which can now be achieved using our new Cerec machine.
If a client needs dental work to be performed under a general anaesthetic, we offer that as a service at Hornsby Hospital. Waiting times are dependent upon hospital capacity.
The clinic is funded by the NSW Department of Health and supported by sponsors including Sirona, Dentavision and Erskine Dental.
Our dental clinic services are provided by a team of around 30 dedicated volunteers including dentists and hygienists. Our volunteers donate over 380 hours of time each year. If you’re a dentist or dental hygienist and interested in volunteering for this vital service, please contact our volunteer team here.
Photo of patient being treated at CPA Dental clinic
Dr Rohan Krishnan, volunteer dentist CPA and President of NSW Dental Association
The clinic normally runs on 2 or 3 mornings each week. Clinics typically run on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday however days can vary depending on the availability of our volunteer dentists.
The clinic was established to provide dental services to clients of CPA or anybody who has cerebral palsy and is physically unable to attend a general dentist.
The clinic is not suitable for clients who display aggression, or behaviours of concern.