Monthly Archives: February 2013
This study aims to investigate how carers can contribute to improve oral health of disabled people.
The aim of this study is to provide insight into factors that contribute to the oral health and oral health-related quality of life among homeless adults in Australia.
This study aimed to look at the association between beliefs, attitudes and perceptions of risk associated with water fluoridation support and opposition in a national study.
The aim of the project is to examine the oral health status of children aged 5–12 years in NSW and relate these to the socioeconomic characteristics of the individual school and area.
This study will evaluate a method to screen for gum disease (periodontitis) among diabetic patients in a medical setting. 200 diabetic patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital will complete a questionnaire and dental radiographs will be taken. A standardised oral epidemiological examination will be conducted to provide a ‘gold-standard’ designation of periodontitis. A statistical formula […]
This study based at Redfern Aboriginal Medical Service will examine the relative association of smoking, chronic medical conditions, stress, drug abuse and dietary factors in a case control study of periodontal disease among Aboriginal adults.
A development and validation of a Vietnamese translated version of the OHIP
Remote Indigenous oral health – testing a community-based model for oral health promotion (NHMRC SRDC)
This project involves a remote Aboriginal Community setting the agenda for an oral health promotion program in Indigenous language, which would then be evaluated. Transferability of the program will be tested in a second community. Principle Investigators: Roberts-Thomson KF, Simmons B, Brocklebank C. Supported: NHMRC SRDC (2002-2003)
Strong teeth project (NHMRC) – Fluoridation of water supplies in remote Indigenous communities in the NT
The Menzies School of Health Research (Baillie) and ARCPOH (Spencer, Armfield) are investigating the requirement, feasibility and cost-effectiveness of fluoridating remote Aboriginal communities in the NT. In collaboration with the Menzies School of Health Research and the Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services this project aims to improve knowledge on the fluoride levels […]
Project to test on oral health promotion intervention using random community trial approach.