oral health care

Better dental care needed for people living with MS

Many Australians living with multiple sclerosis do not receive adequate oral health care or access to dental services. These are the findings of a new study led by UQ School of Dentistry researcher Dr Kelsey Pateman published in Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. Dr […]

More Victorians receiving much-needed dental health care

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New figures released in Dental Health Services Victoria’s 2015-2016 Annual Report show that more Victorians than ever before are accessing critical oral health care. Highlights include: 10,122 Indigenous patients accessed care—up by 8.8 per cent 401,067 individuals treated across Victoria […]

ADOHTA looks forward to collaborative partnership with newly appointed government

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The Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists Association (ADOHTA) extends its official welcome and congratulations to the Turnbull government on its recent return to office. ADOHTA President Hellene Platell said the association is excited to continue working with the returning […]

ADA looks forward to working with re-appointed health minister

With the re-election of the Turnbull Government, the new ministry has now been sworn in by the Governor General, a line-up which includes the reappointment of Sussan Ley as the Minister for Health, Aged Care and Sport. In welcoming the […]

Therapists in demand in rural Alaska

Dental therapists are suggested as a solution to the shortage of dentists in rural Alaska.

Dental health aide therapists may improve access to care for oral health where access to dentists is limited, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International and the School of Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at […]