Oral Health Assistants

Westmead Centre for Oral Health

Westmead Centre for Oral Health

Western Sydney Local Health District COVID-19 update for Oral Health

NSW Health currently recommends that public dental services postpone non-essential dental procedures. Your appointment for routine care may be postponed during this period, and you will be contacted to rearrange another appointment at a later time.

If you need urgent care, please call (02) 8890 6766.

In the interests of the safety of our patients and staff, we are screening everyone entering our Oral Health clinics.

Upon arrival:

  • You will be asked a few questions
  • You will have your temperature checked
  • You will be asked to scan in using the Service NSW QR code
  • You must wear a mask when in the health facility (if you do not have a mask one will be given to you)

COVID-19 visitor restrictions are currently in place. Visitors and accompanying persons are not currently able to attend our health facilities.

If you are experiencing any cold or flu like symptoms, please do not attend your appointment. It will be rescheduled if you are unwell.

About us

Western Sydney Local Health District provides public oral health services in an integrated service comprising two community dental clinics at Blacktown Hospital and Mt Druitt Hospital and one tertiary centre, the Westmead Centre for Oral Health. The Westmead Centre for Oral health is a leading oral health teaching hospital providing an extensive range of comprehensive and specialist dental treatment.

The individual dental clinics which are part of Western Sydney Local Health District Oral Health Service play a vital role in delivering oral health care to the local eligible population and patients across NSW requiring specialist care. Information on these clinics can be accessed through the links on the right side of this page.

The information within will assist you to find out more about how to access our services, training and employment opportunities.

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Our mission statement & goals

Mission statement

Leaders in Oral Health

Our goals

  1. to provide quality oral health care
  2. to enhance community and professional relationships
  3. to act as a centre for teaching and research
  4. to operate an efficient and effective service

Primary Functions of Westmead Centre for Oral Health

To provide:
  • A general and specialist oral health service as part of the comprehensive health care program of the Western Sydney Local Health District.
  • Specialist oral health referral service for New South Wales.
  • Clinical education and training for the oral health therapy and dentistry degree programs through the University of Sydney and University of Newcastle.
  • Postgraduate training in specialist disciplines.
  • Continuing education for the oral health workforce including general dentists, specialists, oral health therapists, dental prosthetists, dental assistants, dental technicians and administrative staff.
  • A centre for oral health research.
  • A resource centre for the promotion of oral health.

Transport, parking and access

Westmead Centre for Oral Health is situated at Westmead Hospital on Darcy Road, Westmead.

Cityrail provides rail services to Westmead station and Westbus runs several bus services to and from Westmead Hospital.

Direct taxi telephones are provided at the entrance of Westmead Centre for Oral Health.

For information on visitor car parking, visit the  Getting to Westmead Hospital page.

Wheelchair access is available through the Westmead Centre for Oral Health entrance and the hospital main entrance and via lifts to all levels within the Westmead Centre for Oral Health.