oral health

Links between childhood diet, tooth decay and obesity
Links between childhood diet, tooth decay and obesity (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Dr Narendar Manohar from Western Sydney University, will conduct an important study which aims to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged Australian families. Dr Manohar says existing evidence clearly indicates that children from low socio-economic backgrounds are most vulnerable ... Read More »

Bush kids’ oral health in question
Bush kids’ oral health in question (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

James Cook University researchers say children in rural Queensland are three times more likely to be admitted to hospital for dental problems than in other parts of the state. The team from JCU’s Anton Breinl Research Centre for Health Systems ... Read More »

One in four Aussie kids under 10 has untreated tooth decay
One in four Aussie kids under 10 has untreated tooth decay (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Results of a national oral health survey led by the University of Adelaide show that a quarter of all Australian children aged 10 and under has untreated tooth decay. The National Child Oral Health Survey 2012-2014 is the first population-based ... Read More »

Sugar-free drinks and lollies are bad news for teeth say dentists
Sugar-free drinks and lollies are bad news for teeth say dentists (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Scientists at the University of Melbourne’s Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre have warned about the damage sugar-free drinks can do to tooth enamel. Researchers in the Centre tested 23 different types of drink, including soft drinks and sports drinks, and ... Read More »

Importance of dental health in pregnancy
Importance of dental health in pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Assistant Minister for Health Jai Rowell recently launched a new video resource aimed at providing women with practical advice on maintaining good dental health during pregnancy. Mr Rowell said the video was funded by a $32,904 grant from NSW Kids ... Read More »

Teeth Tales tells a story
Teeth Tales tells a story (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A project looking at the oral health of children from migrant backgrounds found there are many significant barriers for parents accessing mainstream dental services and oral health information. Teeth Tales is a community-based child oral health project for Australian families ... Read More »

New mothers smile at oral health program
New mothers smile at oral health program (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Improving the oral health of pregnant women in the Riverina is the aim of a new program being coordinated by the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) and Charles Sturt University (CSU). The Smile Mum Wagga Wagga initiative involves pregnant women ... Read More »

 
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