Congratulations to Dr Kostas Kapellas on receiving an Early Career Fellowships commencing in 2016 to 2019 (Grant Title: Sequencing Periodontal Bacteria To Determine The Relationship Between Periodontits, Renal And Vascular Function Among Indigenous Australian Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease). The NHMRC Early Career Fellowships scheme provides opportunities for Australian researchers to undertake advanced training in […]
Congratulations to Associate Professor Lisa Jamieson on receiving a Senior Research Fellow B (SRF B) commencing in 2016 to 2020 (Grant Title: Advancing Aboriginal Australian oral health through intervention studies, longitudinal studies, modelling and surveillance). The Research Fellowships Scheme aims to recruit and support Australia’s very best medical and health research talent in full time […]
PhD student Helena Silveira Schuch has been awarded a Florey Medical Research Foundation prize. The title of her poster was “longitudinal effects of socioeconomic status on periodontitis: a systematic review’.
As a result of an agreement between ARCPOH, Commonwealth Department of Health, State and Territory Health Departments, and with support from the Australian Dental Association and Colgate, ARCPOH will coordinate the 2016–2018 National Survey of Adult Oral Health (NSAOH 2), which marks 10 years since the last national survey of adult oral health (NSAOH 2004–06) […]
Karen Peres has been involved in a study following babies and their dental development in conjunction with breast feeding which has attracted wide attention. Links to some of the items are below: http://consumer.healthday.com/women-s-health-information-34/breast-feeding-news-82/breast-feeding-may-have-dental-benefits-study-suggests-700349.html http://news.health.com/2015/06/15/breast-feeding-may-have-dental-benefits-study-suggests/ http://blogs.babycenter.com/mom_stories/could-breastfeeding-help-your-baby-avoid-braces/ http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/breastfed-children-less-likely-to-develop-overbites-crossbites/story-fni6uo1m-1227401158826
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]