Skip to content

Information on Oral Health in Australia

On this page:


Australia's Dental Generations: National Survey of Adult Oral Health

Edited by: Gary D Slade, A John Spencer and Kaye F Roberts-Thomson (Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, University of Adelaide)

Published by: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2007.

The Australia's Dental Generations: National Survey of Adult Oral Health report describes the levels of oral disease, perceptions of oral health and patterns of dental care within a representative cross-section of adults in all states and territories of Australia. The findings in the report were derived from the National Survey of Adult Oral Health 2004-2006.

The National Survey of Adult Oral Health (State and Territory Reports)

State and Territory Reports:

All state and territory reports published by: Published by: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2008.

The Child Dental Health Survey, Australia 2007: 30 year trends in child oral health

The Child Dental Health Survey, Australia 2007: 30 year trends in child oral health report was based on data collected from an ongoing cross-sectional study which collects information regarding the oral health status of Australian children in all states and territories. Data for the report are derived from examinations of children enrolled in the School Dental Services in each Australian state and territory.

Oral health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

Authors: LM Jamieson, JM Armfield and KF Roberts-Thomson (Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health)

Published by: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2007.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Australia are disadvantaged in terms of oral health. The Oral health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children publication provides a summary of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child oral health using information from the Child Dental Health Survey, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Receipt of Hospital Dental Care Investigation and the Study of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Oral Health in Remote Communities.

Some background information on Australian Health

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