Monthly Archives: February 2013
Carers are essential to the delivery of oral hygiene care and maintenance of residents’ oral health in residential care facilities. This research will investigate the role that carers can play to maintain adequate oral health for residents, and improving their timely referral and access to dental professionals. It will also assist with the development of […]
Effectiveness of a pre-school dental enrolment program in preventing childhood caries (Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation of SA Inc.)
Dental caries in preschool children is a pediatric health problem in Australia with a greater prevalence than childhood asthma. Using a retrospective case control study design, this project aims to investigate whether preschool enrolment in the SA Dental Service pediatric dental program is associated with a lower likelihood of untreated dental decay in school children […]
Australian Dental labour force reports present results from the dental labour force data collections. The collection includes all dentists, dental therapists, dental hygienists and dental prosthetists across Australia. Reports present the overall numbers and the practice status of the dental labour force in each State and Territory. Other statistics describe the demographic characteristics, geographic distribution, […]
The Longitudinal Study of Dentists’ Practice Activity has collected information on dentists, practices, and services from a random sample of 10% of male dentists and 40% of female dentists in each State/Territory of Australia at five-year-intervals since 1983-84. Sample supplementation at each follow-up wave has added a sample of dentists from among those who were […]
This study aims to provide an econometric model for the dental health care sector in Australia with a particular focus on efficiency in the production of services over the period 1983/84 to 1998/99.
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Workforce Study collects data on practice patterns and services provided from Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Australia and New Zealand. Data have been collected in 1990 and 2000. Data are collected by mailed self-complete questionnaires. Service provision data are collected using a log of services provided over a one-week period. […]
This project aims to measure and compare dental satisfaction among HCF members who last visited an HCF Dental Centre with members who last visited private dental practices. A comparison of the current level of satisfaction among HCF members to that observed in the first three waves of the survey in 2001, 2002 and 2004 will […]
This project addresses the consequences of improved oral health in the form of greater retention of natural teeth among middle-aged Australians, with the research hypothesis being that increased retention of natural dentitions will result in higher absolute levels of oral disease and utilization of dental services by those who retain more natural teeth as they […]
A Relative Needs Index – theoretical model validation and implementation (SADS and Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Scholarship)
This is the second stage of a two stage study testing the validity of the theoretical RNI models previously developed by ARCPOH, on a new sample population.
The purpose of this project is to develop an understanding of public sector dental service utilisation in South Australia in particular among people attending dental services for emergency dental care.This is the second stage of a two stage study testing the validity of the theoretical RNI models previously developed by ARCPOH, on a new sample […]