Professor John Abbott, Director of Clinical Dentistry at James Cook University, discusses the benefits of fluoride in the water supply. “When I see a perfect set of teeth in the clinic,” he says, “I ask whether that person was born in Cairns. The answer is always no. It’s sometimes Sydney, or elsewhere in NSW or…Details
JCU Dental featured prominently in a recent article on the benefits of fluoride, published in the Cairns Post.
The Cairns Post recently featured JCU Dental and mother-of-two Lauren Blenkinsop. Lauren brought her son Chase, 4, for a dental check-up last year and was horrified when one of his teeth was showing signs of decay.
JCU Dental wished to congratulate our Chair, Clive Skarott, on his appointment as Chair of the multi-billion dollar electricity provider Ergon Energy. His appointment was announced by acting Premier Curtis Pitt. Mr Skarott replaces Gary Humphrys, who was acting Ergon chairman and remains a director. Mr Skarott was chief executive of ECU (Electricity Credit Union) Australia…Details
by Kimberly Vlasic, Cairns Post, 28 May 2014 GREAT DENTISTRY’S ROOTS IN JCU CLINIC JCU School of Dentistry has given Jim Sherman plenty to smile about. While most people dread a trip to the dentist, the Malanda pensioner is prepared to drive an hour-and-a-half for his weekly treatment and will soon have a brand new…Details
We are proud to announce that Clive Skarott, Chair and Director of JCU Dental, has been made Member (AM) in the general Division of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2012, “for service to the community of Queensland through the development of infrastructure to facilitate expanding export and tourism access, the establishment…Details
Cairns Sun, 29th February 2012 James Cook University can now boast among the best facilities in the world for teaching dentistry but it wants patients and more dentists to teach its students. JCU Dental has opened the doors of its new $25 million student dental clinic at Smithfield and is quickly working its way through…Details
Cairns Post, 1st February 2012 Demand for affordable dental care in the Far North is so strong that 2000 patients have been waiting more than six months to receive treatment at a new student clinic to open this month. Prof Andrew Sandham, the head of James Cook University’s discipline of Dentistry, said the high volume…Details