AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Series (internet only) Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Harford JE and Islam S (2013). Adult oral health and dental visiting in Australia: Results from the National Dental Telephone Interview Survey 2010. Dental Statistics and Research Series no. 65. Cat. no. DEN 227. Canberra: AIHW. Ha DH, Amarasena N and […]
Guidelines for the use of fluorides in Australia have been updated following the ARCPOH Workshop on the Use of Fluorides in Australia, Adelaide, 13–14 October 2005. ‘The use of fluorides in Australia: Guidelines’ was published in the Australian Dental Journal 2006. A second workshop was held in Adelaide in August 2012 to review the Guidelines […]
The ADRF has awarded the latest ADIA Research Grant to Dr Jason Armfield from the University of Adelaide for his research project entitled Development of a modular index of children’s dental anxiety and fear, a project which aims to develop a reliable measure for dental fear in children. Further information.
Households around Australian metropolitan and regional areas have been selected at random to participate in the 2013 National Dental Telephone Interview Survey. The purpose of the Survey is to obtain information about the frequency of dental problems in the community and the types of dental care received. The information, which will be collected from 8,000 […]
JOURNAL ARTICLES Arora A, Bedros D, Bhole S, Do LG, Scott JA, Schwarz E and Blinkhorn AS (2012). Child and family health nurses’ experiences of oral health of preschool children: a qualitative approach. J Public Health Dent 72(2):149–55. Arrow P (2012). A comparison of articaine 4% and lignocaine 2% in block and infiltration analgesia in […]
Poor diets, bottled water, low fluoride toothpastes and lack of education – these are just some of the reasons behind the deterioration of oral health in children and Indigenous Australians. To help tackle this major health problem, the University of Adelaide has launched two research initiatives. In 2011, the School of Dentistry’s Australian Research Centre […]
The Bridging the Dental Gap: Report into the inquiry on adult dental services was tabled in Parliament today by Jill Hall MP, Chair of the Standing Committee on Health and Ageing. The report can be found at http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=haa/dental/report.htm