End the decay: the cost of poor dental health and what should be done about it

01 December 2011

By Bronwyn Richardson and Jeff Richardson 2011

This study commissioned by the Brotherhood of St Laurence provides an overview of the economic costs of poor dental health.


This study provides an overview of the economic costs of poor dental health and an assessment of who is bearing those costs, and outlines some options for reforming the dental health system to provide more accessible care for disadvantaged Australians.

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ISBN 978-1-921623-29-5

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