Health Check

Category: Dentistry and Oral Health

Dentistry | Oral Health | Dental Technology | Dental Prosthetics

Healthcare and Wellness – Griffith Health Experts and Alumni discuss

Ever wondered where your career in health care might take you? We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni and academics in a virtual event to talk to us about… Read More

A dentistry graduate in the Royal Australian Air Force

Max Moody takes his skills in dentistry across the country and the world to help engage communities through public health outreach opportunities.   As a Griffith Dentistry graduate, Max Moody was… Read More

A helping hand: Dentist filling the gaps where needed

Dr Mohit Tolani, Griffith alumnus, says that building community spirit and finding a way to give back with his skillset makes people smile in more ways than one. Read More

Advocating for mental health in the dental profession

Inspired by his father’s dedication and compassion towards his patients, Chrishan Fernando always wanted to become a dentist. Read More

Griffith University dentists provide vital dental care in East Timor

A supporter of the charity Timor Children’s Foundation, A/Prof Liz Jones (Griffith University School of Applied Psychology) initiated collaboration with the Griffith University School of… Read More

A smile is more than how you look

Griffith University graduates Dr Bharat Agrawal and Dr Andrew Firgaira are doing what some believe impossible – overturning negative perceptions about visiting the dentist. Bharat, Andrew and third partner Dr David Ashford operate Oasis Dental Studio, a state-of-the-art practice based on the Gold Coast with studios in Broadbeach, Chirn Park and Palm Beach. Read More

Griffith University dental clinics achieve full QIP accreditation

We are proud to announce that our dental clinics on the Gold Coast and in Warwick have recently received full accreditation against the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS) in the category of Specialised Health Service from Quality Innovation Performance (QIP is a leading provider of accreditation and quality improvement services to general practices in Australia).   Read More

2017 PVC Health Staff Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 PVC (Health) Staff Excellence Award winners recognised for their excellent contribution to the Health Group: Learning and Teaching… Read More

Dental students help promote oral health to local school children

Through a series of short plays, hands-on activities and sing-a-longs, and under the guidance of their Convenor, Prof Jeroen Kroon, students from Griffith University's School of Dentistry and Oral Health have been visiting local preschools since 2013 to promote oral health practices and help establish good oral hygiene habits in kids from an early age. Read More

First Peoples alumni changing the world

The First Peoples issue of Health Check featured two outstanding alumni who have made extraordinary impacts in their chosen professions. We reconnected with Brisbane GP Dr Samarra Toby and Toowoomba dentist Dr Michael Baker to ask them about their journey to being remarkable. Read More