Extension wanted for CDDS as GPs warn of last minute dash

The Australian Dental Association (ADA) said the federal government must make arrangements to allow for treatment services to be completed even if it meant having a “transition process” for existing patients on a case-by-case basis.

“Treatment of the chronically ill, for which this scheme was designed, is often complex, requiring an extended period of time,” ADA president Dr Shane Fryer said.

“Complex treatments are often