Sydney Dental Hospital
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|Sydney Dental Hospital|
|Location||Sydney, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Affiliated university||University of Sydney|
|Lists||Hospitals in Australia|
Sydney Dental Hospital (SDH) is a hospital in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is situated between Chalmers Street and Elizabeth Street opposite the entrance to Central Station. SDH provides specialist treatment to people referred statewide for Paediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Oral Surgery and Diagnostic Imaging, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Oral Pathology, Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery and Implantology services. The Special Care Dental Unit provides care to those with chronic mental health conditions and the elderly.
The Sydney Dental Hospital, formerly "The United Dental Hospital of Sydney" was founded in 1905 under the Dental Hospital Union Act of 1904. Originally located in George Street the State Government provided funds for the new hospital in Chalmers Street and the building was completed in 1912. The Sydney Dental Hospital recently celebrated serving the community for 110 years.
The building that now houses the Sydney Dental Hospital was opened in 1940 for the dual purpose of providing modern and efficient treatment for the impoverished as well as a functional training ground for dental students at the University of Sydney.