Oral Health

‘It is high time that we as a nation got serious about improving our oral health’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Acting Chief Executive Dr Linc Thurecht. ‘And to that end we applaud the Australian Greens for today drawing...

The National Oral Health Alliance (NOHA) today called on the Australian Government to take the lead on oral health disease prevention by boosting public dental health services. ‘This week is Dental Health Week, and a good time to again call for more...

‘We’re giving Health Ministers an early Christmas gift’, said Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven. ‘Over the past nine months Australian health leaders mapped out how to transform our healthcare system...

This Health Policy Brief explores a number of issues relating to the current  models of public dental care for young children in Australia. Key messages includes:

  • Children under 10 experience a high burden of potentially preventable
  • ...

Poor oral health is one of many challenges faced by homeless people in Australia. Engagement with mainstream health services can be difficult for a range of reasons and even more so for those who are living on the streets or who don’t have a stable...

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