Dental Health Week Tasmania: Pandemic push for improved oral health outcomes

Jessica Willard
By Jessica Willard
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:14pm, first published August 5 2020 - 6:00pm
INSIGHT: The Oral Health Tracker is a report card on preventable oral diseases and their risk factors and is produced by the Australian Dental Association in collaboration with the Mitchell Institute.

A prevalence of tooth decay and gum disease in Tasmania are among disturbing new trends being heightened by COVID-19, experts have warned.

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Jessica Willard

Jessica Willard

Senior Journalist and Health Reporter

Being a health reporter to me is about more than just reporting the problems. It's about asking why they are happening in the first place and what needs to change to fix it.