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Table 6 Dental treatments completed at appointments [n (%)] categorised by specialist dental clinic and overall for the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne (RDHM) in Melbourne, Victoria and Special Needs Unit (SNU) in Adelaide, South Australia

From: Utilisation of dental services for people with special health care needs in Australia

  Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne Special Needs Unit, Adelaide
ISND Dom Total RDHM ADH TQEH Other Total SNU
Diagnostic 186 (49.5) 89 (45.4) 275 (48.1) 393 (57.0) 60 (34.5) 32 (68.1) 485 (53.3)
Periodontics 73 (19.4) 17 (8.7) 90 (15.7) 101 (14.7) 7 (4.0) 26 (55.3) 134 (14.7)
Restorative 69 (18.4) 12 (6.1) 81 (14.1) 138 (20.0) 44 (25.3) 8 (17.0) 190 (20.9)
Endodontics 7 (3.6) 0 (0.0) 7 (1.2) 9 (1.3) 18 (10.3) 0 (0.0) 27 (3.0)
Oral surgery 33 (8.8) 27 (13.8) 60 (10.5) 10 (1.5) 16 (9.2) 0 (0.0) 26 (2.9)
Other 39 (10.4) 54 (27.6) 93 (16.3) 2 (0.3) 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0) 3 (0.3)
FTA 63 (14.4) 40 (16.7) 103 (15.3) 304 (33.6) 19 (9.8) 0 (0.0) 323 (26.2)
  1. ISND Integrated Special Needs Department and Day Surgery Unit, Dom Domiciliary service, RDHM Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, ADH Adelaide Dental Hospital, TQEH The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Other Highgate Park and Modbury GP Plus Superclinic, SNU Special Needs Unit, FTA Failed to attend appointment