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Australia’s next child oral health survey

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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. 

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Nationwide trial for improving Indigenous youth oral health

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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.

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Expanding our research in HPV

Expanding our research in HPV

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.

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National Dental Telephone Interview Survey (NDTIS) next steps

National Telephone Interview Survey

Findings from the National Dental Telephone Interview Survey (NDTIS) 2021 are now available with two reports released - Child Oral Health and Dental Visiting in Australia and Adult Oral Health and Access to Dental Care in Australia. 

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