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The NITV Podcast - The Royal Flying Doctors Service on a mission to make mob smile

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In this episode of the NITV podcast we explore how The Royal Flying Doctors Service successful Indigenous dental trainee assistant program is now engaging more local Indigenous community members encouraging them to attend the dentist more often.

Did you know that for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians oral health is significantly poorer than that of the general population? Indigenous Australians traditionally had experienced excellent oral health but due to new introduced foods over time to diets and with colonisation it now seems Indigenous Australians experience much more tooth decay, tooth loss and gum disease compared to that of non-Indigenous Australians.  

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