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Evidence-based Oral Health Promotion

Evidence-based oral health promotion resource (2011)

The evidence based oral health promotion resource summarises the most effective health promotion strategies for prevention of oral health problems. It will assist health professionals, policy makers, planners and health promotion practitioners to further promote oral health in Victoria.

PDF doc iconEvidence-based oral health promotion resource (2011) [ PDF - 1,528 KB]

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Healthy Together Victoria - Action plan for oral health promotion (2013-2017)

This plan provides a framework for activity to strengthen the oral health promotion system in Victoria.

PDF doc iconView the Healthy Together Victoria action plan. [PDF - 1,199 KB]

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Local government planning for oral health promotion

In partnership with the Victorian Department of Health, DHSV has developed oral health profiles for local government to become more involved in promoting oral health.

External website iconView information on Local Government Area oral health profiles.

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National consensus on oral health messages for the Australian public

In late 2009, a workshop was held by the National Oral Health Promotion Clearing House to develop a national consensus on oral health messages for the Australian public.

External website iconThe messages are published and available on the Oral Health Promotion Clearinghouse website

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Oral Health Promotion Clearing House resources, events and initiatives

The Oral Health Promotion Clearing House is an online resource to build oral health promotion capacity and foster the development and implementation of effective prevention and oral health promotion strategies.

External website iconView information on resources, events and initiatives on many oral health promotion topics

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The use of fluorides in Australia

Guidelines for the use of Fluorides in Australia Updated following the ARCPOH Workshop on the Use of Fluorides in Australia, Adelaide, in August 2012. The workshop was convened to review the Fluoride guidelines that were released in 2005.

PDF doc iconFluoride Guidelines 2005 [PDF - 117 KB]
Published by the Australian Dental Journal (2006)

PDF doc iconFluoride Guidelines Update 2012 [PDF - 275 KB]
Outcome of fluoride consensus workshop 2012

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Update of the oral health promotion evidence base for the National Oral Health Promotion Committee

This review updates the oral health promotion evidence base to provide a contemporary evidence platform for development of the National Oral Health Promotion Plan (NOHP). This is the third in a series of oral health promotion evidence reviews

PDF doc iconUpdate of the oral health promotion evidence base for the National Oral Health Promotion Committee [PDF, 662KB]

Other

Dental decay linked to chronic diseases - the case for action

Studies show that poor dental health is connected to major chronic diseases. This report released by Dental Health Services Victoria explains how dental health is linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, respiratory illnesses, stroke, dementia and adverse pregnancy outcomes.

PDF doc iconLinks between oral health and general health – the case for action [PDF, 1.36MB]

.....................................................................................................................................................Disability awareness guide

This guide has been compiled to improve oral health workers’ understanding of the needs of people with disabilities, and consequently increase their confidence to provide appropriate care.

PDF doc iconDisability awareness guide [PDF, 191KB]


.....................................................................................................................................................Radiation Protection in Dentistry

The Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Radiation Protection in Dentistry establishes the responsibilities of those involved in dental radiology, and lays down requirements for equipment and siting, image receptors and film processing, and procedures to minimise exposure to ionizing radiation. The Safety Guide provides advisory and explanatory material that will assist dentists, dental auxiliaries and staff in meeting the requirements of the Code.

External website iconRadiation Protection in Dentistry - RPS 10