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About Us

The Clearinghouse on oral health promotion is a direct result of the Australian National Oral Health Plan 2004-2013.

Action area one of the Oral Health plan is focused towards promoting oral health across the population. This website serves as a central point for the collection and dissemination of Australian oral health policy, practice, research, resources and evidence under action area one.

  • Goal

    Our goal is to link people and organisations involved in oral health promotion to resources and expertise in Australia.

  • Objectives

    Our objectives are to:

    • identify, organise and disseminate a range of quality current information, resources and materials on oral health promotion;
    • provide a variety of methods of informing people of activities related to oral health promotion;
    • make oral health promotion resources available to a broad range of health professionals, researchers, academics and teachers, students, community groups and interested individuals;
    • provide material and online resources to organisations involved in oral health promotion;
    • support communities of practice in health promotion;
    • be responsive to the needs of users;
    • build momentum for health promotion and disease prevention;
    • enhance capacities for health promotion and disease prevention.

    Information provided on this site is meant to complement and not replace any advice or information from a health professional.

  • Sources of Funding

    This site is maintained with funding from:

    • Establishment of the Clearinghouse
      • Australian Department of Health and Ageing
      • NSW, Vic, Qld, SA, WA, Tas, ACT and NT Departments of Health
      • Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH)
      • Australian Dental Association (ADA)
    • Recurrent funding
      • Australian Department of Health and Ageing
      • NSW, Vic., Qld, SA, WA,  Tas, ACT and NT Departments of Health
      • Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH)
      • Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists' Association
    • Supported by

    This site does not host or receive funding from advertising.

  • Advisory Committee
  • Copyright

    Resources made available on this website have been reproduced and communicated by The University of Adelaide with permission.

    If you wish to download, print or reproduce any resource, you should contact the relevant copyright holder. If you believe that any material has been placed on this website without appropriate permission, please contact us.

Oral Health Promotion Clearinghouse Unit
Address

ARCPOH
Adelaide Dental School 
Level 9, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building 
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact

T: +61 8 8313 3291 
Email