TAG: oral health
The Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH) will be conducting the 2021 National Dental Telephone Interview Survey (NDTIS 2021) in collaboration with the Commonwealth Department of Health. Approximately 8,000 people will be interviewed by telephone or via online survey in order to gather information on socioeconomic conditions, dental service use, oral health behaviours, […]
A third of Australian adults aged 15 years or more has untreated tooth decay, results of a national oral health study led by the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH) at the University of Adelaide show. The National Study of Adult Oral Health 2017-2018 is the third population-based study of its kind in […]
An international study conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide has resulted in the strongest evidence yet that fluoride in drinking water provides dental health benefits to adults. In the first population-level study of its kind in the world, researchers have found that fluoridated drinking water is preventing tooth decay for all adults regardless […]
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.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide say any health warnings about soft drinks should include the risk of tooth decay, following a new study that looks at the consumption of sweet drinks and fluoridated water by Australian children. “There is growing scrutiny on sweet drinks, especially soft drinks, because of a range of detrimental health […]