Notes

Amendments

21 November 2023

  • A correction has been made to dental care interactive 14 (presented in previous versions as Dental care interactive 13) to correct the ‘CDBS Benefits’ chart. This chart was previously displaying incorrect values due to a filter not being applied properly.

‚Äč23 March 2021

  • A correction to a transcription error has been made to the interactive data visualisation: Dental care Interactive 10.

  • A correction has been made to Healthy mouths Interactive 5: the y-axis label was amended to reflect the correct units (Average number) for the Missing teeth due to pathology measure. The y-axis was previously incorrectly labelled as Per cent.

Updates

21 November 2023

The Oral health and dental care in Australia 21 November 2023 revision includes:

  • A update to the hospitalisations data in the Summary chapter
  • An update of the Dental care chapter
    • update of the Child Dental Benefits Schedule section
  • An update of the Hospitalisations chapter
    • Addition of the Dental procedures section
    • Update of the Potentially Preventable Hospitalisations (PPH) section
    • Update of the Dental procedures requiring general anaesthetic section
  • An update of the Prescribing chapter
  • An update of the Priority Populations chapters
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
      • An update of the NTRAI OHP section
    • People living in regional and remote areas
      • An expansion of the Royal Flying Doctor Service section
  • Addition of the Populations of interest chapter
    • Addition of Veterans section

17 March 2023

The Oral health and dental care in Australia 17 March 2023 revision includes:

  • An update of the Summary chapter
  • An update to the Healthy lives chapter
    • Burden of disease
    • Oral cancers
  • An update to the Dental care chapter
    • National Health Survey 2020–21
    • Public Dental Waiting Times
  • An update of the Hospitalisations chapter
  • An update of the Prescribing chapter
  • An update of the Patient experience chapter
  • An update to the Costs chapter
    • Expenditure
  • Addition of the Disease expenditure chapter
  • An update to the Private health insurance chapter
    • Health expenditure by private health insurance funds
    • Private health insurers data
  • An update of the Dental workforce chapter
  • Additions and updates to the Priority populations chapters
    • People who are socially disadvantaged or on low incomes
      • Addition of the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) people section
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
      • An update of the NTRAI OHP section
    • People with additional and/or specialised health care needs
      • Expanded section on People with disability in Australia

17 Mar 2022 

The Oral health and dental care in Australia 17 March 2022 revision includes:

  • addition of the Summary chapter
  • an update to the Healthy lives chapter
    • Burden of disease
    • Oral cancers
  • an update and additions to the Dental care chapter
    • National Child Oral Health Study 2012–14
    • Child Dental Benefits Schedule
    • Public Dental Waiting Times
  • an update to the Hospitalisations chapter
  • an update to the Prescribing chapter
  • an update to the Patient experience chapter
  • an update to the Costs chapter
    • Expenditure
  • an update to the Private health insurance chapter
  • an update and additions to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians chapter
  • an addition to the People with additional and/or specialised health care needs chapter
  • addition of content to Report editions chapter

23 Mar 2021

The Oral health and dental care in Australia 23 March 2021 revision included:

  • an update to the Healthy teeth chapter
  • an update to the Healthy mouths chapter
  • an update and additions to the Dental care chapter
  • an update to the Patient experience chapter
  • an update of the Health expenditure by private health insurance funds section in the Private health insurance chapter
  • an update to the Dental workforce chapter
  • the addition of the Priority populations chapter.

31 Jul 2020

The Oral health and dental care in Australia 31 July 2020 revision included:

  • an update to the Healthy lives chapter
  • an update to the Toothbrushing section in the Preventative strategies chapter
  • an update to the Child Dental Benefits Schedule and the Public Dental Waiting Times sections in the Dental Care chapter
  • an update of the Hospitalisations chapter
  • an update of the Prescribing chapter
  • an update to the Expenditure and Financial barriers sections in the Costs chapter
  • an update of the Health expenditure by private health insurance funds section in the Private health insurance chapter
  • addition of Private health insurers data section in the Private health insurance chapter.

20 Mar 2019

The Oral health and dental care in Australia 20 March 2019 revision included:

  • an update to the Public Dental Waiting Times section in the Dental care chapter
  • addition of Prescribing chapter
  • addition of Patient Experience chapter
  • addition of Costs chapter
  • addition of Private health insurance chapter
  • addition of Workforce chapter.