Health Check

Category: Dentistry and Oral Health

Dentistry | Oral Health | Dental Technology | Dental Prosthetics

‘Student’ vs ‘Professional’ health clinics – what’s the difference?

As you may already know, Griffith Health Clinics offer premium health services to members of the public as well as students and staff of Griffith… Read More

Humble humanitarian works year-round

Most health professionals have an underlying desire to help others but one extraordinary Health Group alumnus is using her expertise to ease the pain of thousands of people around the world, even during well earned holidays. A 2010 graduate from the Griffith University School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Ajitha Naidu Sugnanam has forged an outstanding vocation in service to her country as well as to those less fortunate than most. Read More

Dentistry students putting the smile back in country life

As any health expert will attest, oral health is not just about looking good and being able to chew. Poor oral health has been linked to cardiovascular disease, cancer, depression, poor nutrition, diabetes and even dementia, yet people living in rural Australia are more likely to visit their doctor for antibiotics and pain relief for a dental problem than they are to seek out quality dental services. Read More

The Baker brothers still winning hearts

If Indigenous Griffith University alumni David and Michael Baker are indicative of a new generation of Australian dentists, things are looking up, especially for people who have long missed out on quality oral health services. Read More

Rural health trip supports professional collaboration

In keeping with Griffith University’s interdisciplinary approach to healthcare education and commitment to rural health, 29 students from across the Health Group recently enjoyed a weekend in Toowoomba. Read More