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.
National Child Oral Health Survey is to investigate the impact of dental disease in child populations in Australia. Information from these surveys is used to provide evidence about variations in the level of dental disease and evaluate the effectiveness of dental services and various forms of prevention including the fluoridation of reticulated water supplies. Frequently […]
This survey reports annually on the state of oral health in Australia’s school-age children using data provided by State and Territory School Dental Services. The Child Dental Health Survey (CDHS) provides descriptive yearly epidemiological and service provision data concerning children’s dental health in Australia. Data for the report is derived from examinations of children enrolled […]
The Adult Dental Programs Survey monitors the oral health of cardholders as they attend for public‑funded dental treatment. The survey evaluates the oral health status of patients attending for care, their demographic and utilization characteristics, and profiles of services provided throughout the courses of care. The Adult Dental Programs Survey (ADPS) samples adult patients attending […]
ARCPOH is developing an Indigenous oral health collection with the assistance of State and Territory dental services and Aboriginal community-controlled health organisations. Memoranda of Understanding have been negotiated with some remote communities.