Queensland Health dental services are provided through public dental clinics across Queensland. All newly arrived refugees have access to a prioritised oral health assessment.
For newly arrived refugees use the referral forms below related to the Queensland Health region where patient is living.
If the patient has pain then ensure the Oral Health Hub is aware of this situation or follow the procedures to make an emergency dental appointment.
Referral of Refugees and Asylum Seekers -Processes and Flow Chart
How to make a general referral to MSOH
If the client needs an emergency appointment, please contact the MSOH HUB to access emergency services. A dental emergency is defined by Queensland Health Dental Services as trauma including loss of function; swelling; uncontrolled bleeding; or infection.
How to make an emergency dental appointment
t: 1300 300 850 f: (07) 3156 4345
How to Refer a patient:
If the patient is from a refugee background: Download QH Oral Health Referral Form for Refugees OR
If the patient is an asylum seeker: Download Metro North Asylum Seeker Dental referral Form
2. In addition Download the Queensland Health Medical History Medical Form
3. Fax Referral and Medical History forms to: (07) 5433 8577 or scan and Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For General Enquiries – Ph: 1300 300 850
Toowoomba Hospital Dental Clinic: Ph: 1300 082 662
Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service: 1300 300 850 or (07) 5680 9550
For all other Queensland Regional Areas see Hospital and Health Services, Oral Health Facility Contact List for details
‘Share the same smile’ – Pictorial Presentation for newly arrived humanitarian entrants
Adapted with permission by Refugee Health Network Qld from NSW Health – Oral Health Strategy and NSW Refugee Health Service this pictorial easy English presentation ‘Share the Same smile’ gives an overview of oral health services and looking after your teeth in Queensland.