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Case-Control Study of Periodontal Disease and Risk Factors Among an Urban Indigenous Population

 

Overview

This project aimed to find if the extent and severity of periodontal disease among urban Indigenous adults were related to diabetes and smoking, and were compounded by high levels of stress and under-nutrition. This study was undertaken in Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales.

Specific aims included to:

Abstract adapted from the Indigenous Oral Health Unit

Contacts

Indigenous Oral Health Unit
Ground floor
122 Frome Street
Adelaide SA
School of Dentistry
The University of Adelaide
Adelaide SA 5005
Ph: (08) 8313 4045
Ph: (08) 8313 3291
Fax: (08) 8313 4858

Related publications

Roberts-Thomson K, Do L, Bartold P, Daniels J, Grosse A, Meihubers S (2014)

Prevalence, extent and severity of severe periodontal destruction in an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population.

Australian Dental Journal; 59(1): 43–47

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Last updated: 5 June 2017
 
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