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Health alert: COVID-19

COVID-19 Alert: We are currently at GREEN traffic light level - there is no restriction for coming to hospital to receive healthcare. Visitors are currently welcome at Metro South Health facilities, and are asked to help keep patients safe by maintaining physical distancing where possible and practising hand hygiene. See visitor restrictions and the latest Queensland Government information. [18 January 2023].


Metro South Health is committed to providing high quality, public oral health services in the Metro South area. Our team of highly-trained dental professionals provide both routine and emergency oral care with no out-of-pocket expenses to eligible adults and children.

We also provide oral health services to a number of particular client groups. Read about our full eligibility criteria.

To make an appointment, call the Metro South Oral Health Hub on 1300 300 850.

Who is eligible?


Adults are eligible for free public dental care if they hold a Medicare Card and one of the following:


Children are eligible for free dental care if they hold a Medicare Card and are one of the following:

  • aged 4 years through to Year 10
  • students in Years 11 or 12 who have a current Centrelink, Healthcare or Pension Card
  • aged 03 years whose parents have a current Centrelink, Healthcare or Pension Card.

We also provide free public dental care for children 217 years who are eligible for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule.  


Other client groups may be eligible. Read our full eligibility criteria.

Last updated 2 March 2020
Last reviewed 17 May 2015