With tax time just around the corner, shorten the gap between your donation and benefit by donating to the eviDent Foundation today.Read more...

We are proud to announce that A/Prof Matt Hopcraft is our Teeth for Teeth Ambassador.Read more...

Did you know that Australians dispose of more than 30 million toothbrushes each year, equating to approximately 1000 tonnes of landfill? Toothbrushes are non-biodegradable, so they remain in landfill indefinitely.Read more...

Every year, thousands of people are treated for dental injuries that could have been avoided by wearing a protective, custom-fitted mouthguard. Wearing a custom-fitted mouthguard helps to protect against serious injuries, such as a broken jaw, cut lips and tongues, and cracked, fractured or knocked-out teeth.Read more...

Only 36% of Australian players wear a mouthguard when playing a contact sport, and even less wear a mouthguard during training! Furthermore, sports-related injuries account for nearly 40% of dental injuries.Read more...

Diabetes is increasing at a faster rate than other chronic diseases such as heart disease and cancer in Australia. Despite this, little is known about the management of patients with diabetes, undiagnosed diabetes/pre-diabetes or those at risk of diabetes in the oral healthcare setting. The critical issue is early diagnosis to engage patients in appropriate management. eviDent Foundation is facilitating a project to:Read more...

Laureate Professor Eric Reynolds

Laureate Professor Eric Reynolds AO FICD FTSE FRACDS, Chief Executive Officer of the Oral Health CRC at The University of Melbourne, has been announced as the winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation.Read more...

eviDent Research Showcase

Thank you to all our researchers, supporters, staff, friends and colleagues that attended our eviDent Foundation Research Showcase. It was wonderful to see so many familiar faces, and to meet new people who value the work that we do.Read more...

eviDent Foundation welcomes new director

Wheelton AngelaThe eviDent Foundation is pleased to announce Angela Wheelton as Director on the eviDent Foundation Board.Read more...

Health Promoting Practices project

Dr Hayes’ presentation at the IADR General Meeting in San Francisco last month was well received.Read more...

Body dysmorphic disorder in prosthodontics

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a psychiatric condition characterised by an excessive preoccupation with a slight or imagined defect with some aspect of physical appearance.Read more...

The eviDent Foundation has continued to support the work of the pilot Children’s Dental Program completed in 2013. Early results show that an outreach school-based dental check-up program could improve access to dental services for children with public dental services. Following an economic evaluation completed in 2015, the project outcomes have demonstrated that the outreach program was less costly and more clinically effective than standard care.Read more...