October, 2012

Your parents and chronic diseases are oral health risk factors

Your parents and chronic disease are oral health risk factorsYour parents and chronic disease are two major risk factors for your oral health, says the AIHW.

Children’s oral health is associated with the oral health of their parents and their family circumstances according to Families and their oral health, a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). A second report, Chronic conditions […]

Graduates facing unemployment, says ADA report

Dental graduates facing unemploymentDentistry graduates could be facing unemployment, says the ADA

The Australian Dental Association (ADA) has made public an internal committee report on the dental workforce to address the oft-expressed belief that there is a shortage of dentists in Australia. On the contrary, the report says current statistics from the […]

Phoning in better oral health

Researcher Katherine Plonka educates expectant mothers on oral health as an early childhood caries preventative measuresResearcher Katherine Plonka educates expectant mothers on oral health as an early childhood caries preventative measures

The answer to early childhood tooth decay could be just a phone call away, thanks to new research by the University of Queensland and Queensland Health.
 In a study conducted in Brisbane’s south, where 23 per cent of toddlers suffer […]

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