Oral Health Workforce (dental therapy, dental hygiene, oral health therapy)
Recent publications: Teusner DN, Satur J. Gardner S Amarasena N, Brennan DS, (2018) Variations in Australian dental therapy practice by practitioner and workplace characteristics, Int Dent J, doi: 10.1111/idj.12382 HJ Graesser, JM Martin-Kerry, A de Silva, V Dickson-Swift, J Satur, S Sofronoff (2017) Assessing the feasibility of a supervised toothbrushing program within breakfast clubs in Victorian Primary Schools. ANZJDOHT Vol 6:2/2017 Meldrum R, Ho H, Satur J (2017) The role of community mental health services in supporting oral health outcomes among consumers, Australian Journal of Primary Health Amarasena N, Teusner DN, Brennan DS, Satur J. Practice characteristics and service provision rates of dental hygienists in Australia. Int J Dent Hygiene. 2017;00:1–9. https://doi.org/10.1111/idh.12301 Ho H, Satur J, Meldrum R (2017) Perceptions of oral health by those living with mental illnesses in the Victorian Community - The consumer’s perspective, Internat. J. Dental Hygiene; DOI: 10.1111 Satur J , Chapter 16; The Oral Health and Dental Services p 227-245 Understanding Australia’s Health Care System (3rd Ed) (2016) Eileen Willis, Louise Reynolds, Helen Keleher, Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, Chatswood NSW (BOOK)(Video teaching materials) Teusner DN, Amarasena N, Satur J, Chrisopoulos S, Brennan DS, (2016) Applied scope of practice of oral health therapists, dental hygienists and dental therapists, Australian Dental Journal. Vol 61(3): 342–349 D.N. Teusner, N. Amarasena, J. Satur, S. Chrisopoulos and D.S. Brennan (2016) Dental service provision by oral health therapists, dental hygienists and dental therapists in Australia: implications for workforce modelling Community Dental Health Vol 33 (1), 15–22 Promoting Children’s Oral Health – Theory and Practice, (2nd Ed) (2014) Shieham A, Moyses S, Watt R, and Bonecker M (Eds), Quintessence International, Berlin (BOOK) o Rogers JG and Satur JG, Chapter 11: Toolkits on Guidelines for Prevention: Evidence based
International Association for Dental Research.
MEMBER 2018 -
PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION AUSTRALIA.
ORAL HEALTH SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP 1992 -
AUSTRALIAN DENTAL AND ORAL HEALTH THERAPIST ASSOCIATION.
COUNCILLOR & EDITOR ANZ J DOHT JOURNAL 1985 -
VICTORIAN DENTAL AND ORAL HEALTH THERAPIST ASSOCIATION.
MEMBER OF EXECUTIVE 1976 -
Senior Dental Leaders Program (Colgate child Oral Health Taskforce Scholarship),
IJ Marks & TC Adamson Prize for Dental Education,
IJ Marks and TC Adamson prize for Outstandign Contribution to Dental Education, Melbourne Dental School, University of Melbourne,
Australian Post Graduate Award Scholrhsip,
Available for supervision
I have research expertise and interest in oral health workforce and professional issues, including competencies and curriculum development, oral health promotion including systematic reviewing and oral health inequalities. My current research active areas include oral health for people living with severe mental illness in the community, Indigenous oral health, Diabetes and Oral Health and Oral Health Therapy (dental therapy and dental hygiene) practice activity.