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Health experts recognised for research impact

Professor Helen Marshall and Dr Trudy Lin

The University of Adelaide’s Professor Helen Marshall and Dr Trudy Lin have been recognised as South Australia’s 2022 Australian of the Year and Young Australian of the Year respectively.

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Something to smile about: 10-year milestone of the Community Outreach Dental Program

Something to smile about: 10-year milestone of the Community Outreach Dental Program

This September, the University of Adelaide and its Adelaide Dental School are proud to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Community Outreach Dental Program. Based at the Common Ground complex at Light Square, the program provides dental services to some of South Australia’s most vulnerable individuals and communities. 

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The University of Adelaide and eviDent Foundation form new collaboration to lead innovative oral health research

AHMS building

The new research collaboration between the eviDent Foundation and the University of Adelaide will facilitate dental and cross-disciplinary innovative research that can be quickly translated and put into practice to benefit the community.

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One in three Australian adults has untreated tooth decay

Almost one quarter of adults rated their oral health as fair or poor, and one in five adults experienced toothache.

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.

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