The Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH) undertakes research and research training in population oral health, internationally recognised to be of the highest quality.
ARCPOH is partnering with the Commonwealth Department of Health, State/Territory Health Departments and Dental Services, Australian Dental Association and Colgate Oral Care to deliver national-level evidence on child oral health and dental service delivery.
The Indigenous Oral Health Unit, led by Director Joanne Hedges, was successful in obtaining a $3.2M MRFF-funded grant for a nationwide intervention that will work to improve the life journeys of young Indigenous Peoples and reduce the impact of dental caries.
Joanne Hedges and investigator team were successful in securing a 3 million dollar grant from the NHMRC to continue to track oral HPV infection on a large, representative Indigenous adult cohort.
The fieldwork for the National Dental Telephone Interview Survey (NDTIS) 2021 has now been completed and the report is being prepared.