Filling the Gap | Dental Charity | Give the Gift of a Smile
We believe in the power of partnerships and collaboration to bring about social change. We rely on the generosity of the dental profession and the dental industry as well as philanthropists and government grants to run our pro bono dental aid clinics.
Contact us today to find our how you can help improve the oral health of those most in need.
We are proud to partner with some of Australia’s leading companies and we thank them for their support.
Pacific Smiles Group is the major sponsor of the Australian Dental Health Foundation. Filling the Gap runs their NSW dental aid programs. In addition to financial support, dentists and dental teams at more than 13 Pacific Smiles dental practices across the state volunteer and provide pro bono treatment to hundreds of patients every year.
For the past ten years, Henry Schein Halas has supported our Red Cross Clinics treating asylum seekers who have no access to dental treatment. Henry Schein Halas has provided consumables and products for the clinics. Through their general support, we have treated more than 1,000 asylum seekers living in pain, with missing teeth and serious dental disease.
Read about Dr Andrew Dean from Pacific Smiles in Town Hall .
NSW Health, through the Centre for Oral Health Strategy, provides funding for our program manager. This allows us to co-ordinate dental aid programs and volunteers.
The Australian Dental Association NSW Branch provides ongoing support by providing the dental clinic, administration services and office infrastructure to ensure the sustainability of Filling the Gap.