Research, Insights and Policy

Information to assist researchers in fulfilling the requirements of DHSV in the planning and conduct of research within the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.

Research at Dental Health Services Victoria

DHSV partnered with the Department of Health to present population oral health data and risk factor indicators for each Victorian local government area and develop an evidence-informed action guide which councils can consider when preparing public health plans and other strategies.

Oral health data by area

This plan sets out a vision to achieve good oral health for all Victorians by 2030, with a focus on reducing the gap in oral health for people who are at higher risk of oral disease.

Victorian Action Plan to Prevent Oral Disease 2020-2030

Information about water fluoridation and how it works to both prevent tooth decay and to reverse early stage tooth decay.

Community Water Fluoridation