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Below are the latest quarterly key statistics for public dental care provided by Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV).

Since 30 March 2020, there has been significant impact on public dental service activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic response. With restrictions on non-urgent public dental services being eased, activity has continued to increase from the previous quarter, although the number of dental visits and people treated for July to September 2022 and year to date remain down on pre-pandemic periods. Waiting times for July to September 2022 have decreased from recent periods.

Average waiting time for general dental care
Average waiting time for dental specialists (ortho, endo, prostho)