Oral health

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Journal article

Factors influencing the perceived importance of oral health within a rural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Australia

This paper seeks to explore the perceived importance of oral health within a rural Indigenous community in Australia and the factors influencing this perception.
Report

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander oral health care in Queensland

The Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council's report on Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Organisations about oral health services provided, and what challenges need to be addressed.
Journal article

Community based programs to improve the oral health of Australian Indigenous adolescents

This article reviews the international literature on community-based interventions aiming to improve the oral health of Indigenous adolescents and identify which demonstrate a positive impact.
Working paper

Who’s declining the “free lunch”? New evidence from the uptake of public child dental benefits

This paper provides the first evidence on the determinants of uptake of two recent public dental benefit programs for Australian children and adolescents from disadvantaged families.
Report

Access to public dental services in Victoria

This audit assessed the extent to which people eligible for public dental services have access to oral health care that effectively meets their needs.
Report

Follow up of access to public dental services in Victoria

This audit examines whether the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) have effectively implemented the recommendations made in a previous audit (2016) and addressed the underlying issues that led to them.
Report

2019 AMA report card on Indigenous health

The AMA’s Report Cards on Indigenous Health highlight the successes, progress, obstacles and failures in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and continue to be important catalysts for further discussion about how Australia can improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
Report

Northern Territory remote Aboriginal investment: oral health program July 2012 to December 2018

This report presents information on oral health outreach services provided to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in the Northern Territory.
Briefing paper

Re-orienting funding from volume to value in public dental services

This briefing paper focusses on funding reforms for public dental health services that will be required to achieve value-based health care in Australia.
Report

Filling the gap: a universal dental care scheme for Australia

Removing financial barriers to dental care would improve Australians’ oral health. This report suggests how to fill the dental gap in our health system.