Deadly Teeth Project Report

Deadly Teeth
Tuesday, 12 June 2012
Deadly Teeth Project Report. Promoting oral health in Guditjmara Country

Phase one of the Deadly Teeth (Indigenous Oral Health) project has been launched and consists of a set of three culturally appropriate Family tip sheets. Phase two is underway and aims to develop lay oral health promotion training for Indigenous community health workers. The training is based on the newly released nationally recognised Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace

Relations oral health units of competency which include:

  • Recognise and respond to signs and symptoms that may indicate oral health issues

  • Support clients and groups to learn practical aspects of oral health care

  • Use basic oral health screening tools

  • Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

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