Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
  • Introduction
    • Oral health
    • Use of dental services
    • Hospital separations
    • Financial barriers
    • Private health insurance
    • Expenditure
    • Dental workforce
  • Oral health
    • Caries experience of children
    • Caries experience of adults
    • Periodontal disease
    • Tooth retention and loss
    • Social impact
  • Use of dental services
    • Time since last dental visit
    • Reason for last dental visit
    • Type of practice visited at last dental visit
    • Dental visiting patterns for adults
    • Dental services received
    • Fissure sealants in children  
  • Hospitalisations
    • Potentially preventable hospital separations
    • Hospital separations for oral health procedures involving general anaesthetic
  • Financial barriers
  • Private health insurance
  • Use of private health insurance
  • Expenditure
  • Dental workforce
    • Size and distribution of the dental workforce
    • Characteristics of employed dentists
    • Dental specialists
  • Appendix A: Data collections used in this report
  • Appendix B: Data tables for figures
  • Appendix C: Confidence intervals for estimates in tables
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures