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About the Study

The purpose of this Survey is to obtain information about the frequency of dental problems in the community, and the types and sources of dental care received. The information collected will be used to inform Government dental health policies and programs.

Participation in the National Dental Telephone Interview Survey (NDTIS) 2021 involves the completion of a telephone interview or online survey.

Participants have been selected at random for inclusion in this survey.

The information collected from 8,000 people will provide a representative sample of people living in Australia aged 5 years and over.

Why Should I Help?

For Study results to be accurate, it is important each person selected takes part in the study. Otherwise, the Study will not provide a true picture of the oral health status of Australian adults. Your assistance will make a very valuable contribution towards improved dental health in Australia.

Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health

Level 9
Adelaide Health & Medical Sciences Building
The University of Adelaide


T: +61 8 8313 5438 or +61 8 8313 3291

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