December, 2011

Reporting season

Two new reports show the state of play for the nation's oral health.

Two new reports released last week show demand for oral health services is outstripping supply, and that the cost to the economy of poor dental health amongst disadvantaged people sits at more than $1.3 billion. The Australian Institute for Health […]

Half of all six year olds have decayed teeth

There's a one-in-two chance this is like your six-year-old's mouth.

More than 50 per cent of all six year olds are affected by decay of their deciduous (baby) teeth, according to a report released yesterday by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, The Child Dental Health […]