Tan Nguyen

Briefing paper

Is the current model of public dental care promoting the oral health of young children in Australia?

The disease burden of dental caries among children is substantial. Children, particularly those under 10 years of age, experience a high rate of potentially preventable hospitalisations compared with other age groups. This is despite strong evidence that early risk assessment, timely and regular dental care...

Trends in the Australian Dental Labour Force, 2000 to 2009: dental labour force collection, 2009

This paper presents findings from the 2009 national dental labour force data collection and explores trends since 2000. The collection includes all dentists (general dental practitioners and specialists), dental hygienists, dental therapists, oral health therapists and dental prosthetists across Australia. There was an overall increase...