Oral Health

Oral Health


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.

Metro South Brisbane Oral Health Hub (MSOH Hub) 

Referral of Refugees and Asylum Seekers -Processes and Flow Chart

How to Refer a patient:

  1. Call the Oral Health Hub: 1300 300 850
  2. Download the Referral Form for refugees and asylum seekers here.
  3. In addition download Metro South Hospital and Health Service Medical and Dental History Form (this form is a writable PDF).
  4. Fax Referral and Medical History Form to MSOH Hub on (07) 3156 4345.
  5. Dental clinic staff will provide appointment details to the patient and referring agency staff.

Metro North Brisbane Oral Health Hub

How to Refer a patient:

  1. Download the Referral Form.

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: mnohs-call-centre@health.qld.gov.au

For General Enquiries – Ph: 1300 300 850

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service – Oral Health

Toowoomba Hospital Dental Clinic: Ph: 1300 082 662

Other Queensland Regions

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.

Queensland Health – Oral Health

Further Reading

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