This report provides descriptive epidemiological and service provision data concerning children’s dental health in Australia. Data for the report have been derived from the Child Dental Health Survey, which monitors dental health of children enrolled in School Dental Services. The tables and figure contained in this report describe the demographic composition of the sample, deciduous and permanent caries experience, extent of immediate treatment needs, and prevalence of fissure sealants. State/Territory comparisons follow the national tables.
AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit