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Programs and projects

This section provides details and links for programs and projects that address the oral health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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The programs, projects and lessons learned have been rated to the left. The items are listed by title, but you can also select to list them by reach, focus, start date and end date.


Details and links (where available) relating to relevant programs, projects and lessons learned are collected here.

When you click on one of the headings of the table, the list will be sorted according to that heading. For more information about the program, click on the title.

If you have information you would like to have included on this page please contact us.

Title Reach Focus
A case-control study of periodontal disease and risk factors among an urban Indigenous population NSW
Aboriginal dental program SA
Aboriginal liaison project SA
Associations between periodontal disease and cardiovascular surrogate endpoints among Indigenous adults SA
Baby talk teeth: reducing disease burden and health inequalities arising from chronic dental disease among Indigenous children: an early childhood caries intervention SA
Brewarrina rural and remote dental project NSW
Bulgarr Ngaru fruit and vegetable program and market garden NSW
Clean teeth, wicked smiles NSW
Crocodile smiles 2 QLD
Deadly teeth VIC
Filling the gap QLD
Footprints in time: the longitudinal survey of Indigenous children National
From little things, good teeth grow NT
Genetic and environmental determinants related to recurrent, low grade disease in Aboriginal children QLD
Happy teeth program QLD
Healthy smiles: oral health and fluoride varnish information for health professionals NT
Indigie grins VIC
Kimberley dental team WA
Koori kids Koori smiles oral health program NSW
Orange Aboriginal Medical Service oral health program NSW
Randomised control trial of effectiveness of silver fluoride on managing deciduous caries in remote Aboriginal communities SA
Regional oral health promotion program NSW
Rethink sugary drink National
Shake a leg NSW
Smiles 4 miles VIC
Stayin' strong QLD
Strong smiles program NSW
Strong teeth for little kids: a community-randomised controlled trial of fluoride varnish application to children's teeth and health promotion to prevent dental decay in Aboriginal pre-school children NT
Stronger futures in the Northern Territory NT
Teeth talk: an oral health literacy intervention among Port Augusta Aboriginal adults to better improve the knowledge and use of dental services SA
The effect of a periodontal intervention on renal health in Aboriginal Australian adults with kidney disease NT
The outback oral treatment and health (TOOTH) dental program NSW
Tiddalick takes on teeth NSW
Tooth mob dental volunteer program NT, WA
Top tips for teeth VIC
Last updated: 12 November 2015
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