Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Places
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Oral health
      • 2.1 Caries experience of children
      • 2.2 Caries experience of adults
      • 2.3 Periodontal disease
      • 2.4 Tooth retention and loss
      • 2.5 Social impact
    • 3 Hospital separations
      • 3.1 Potentially preventable hospital separations
      • 3.2 Hospital separations for oral health procedures involving general anaesthetics
    • 4 Use of dental services
      • 4.1 Time since last dental visit
      • 4.2 Reason for last dental visit
      • 4.3 Type of practice visited at last dental visit
      • 4.4 Dental visiting patterns
      • 4.5 Dental services received
      • 4.6 Fissure sealants in children
    • 5 Financial barriers
    • 6 Private health insurance
    • 7 Utilisation of private health insurance
    • 8 Expenditure
    • 9 Dental workforce
      • 9.1 Size and distribution of practising workforce
      • 9.2 Characteristics of practising dentists
      • 9.3 Dental specialists
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Data collections used in this report
        • Child Dental Health Survey
        • National Survey of Adult Oral Health
        • National Dental Telephone Interview Survey
        • National Health Workforce Data Set
        • National Hospital Morbidity Database
      • Appendix B: Confidence intervals for estimates
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • Related publications