John Spencer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Adelaide
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Putting the population back into oral health; decoupling oral health improvement from clinical dental practice
    A John Spencer
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:5-11. 2012
  2. pmc Dimensions of oral health related quality of life measured by EQ-5D+ and OHIP-14
    David S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:35. 2004
  3. pmc Positive and negative affect and oral health-related quality of life
    David S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005 Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:83. 2006
  4. pmc Practice activity trends among oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Australia
    David S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:37. 2004
  5. pmc Responsibility loadings for dental services by general dentists
    David S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, 5005 South Australia, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:177. 2010
  6. pmc Factors influencing the use of public dental services: an application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour
    Liana Luzzi
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, 5005, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:93. 2008
  7. pmc Mapping oral health related quality of life to generic health state values
    David S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:96. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Dental visiting among the Australian adult dentate population
    A J Spencer
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 52:336-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Exposure to water fluoridation and caries increment
    A J Spencer
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Community Dent Health 25:12-22. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The Strong Teeth Study; background, rationale and feasibility of fluoridating remote Indigenous communities
    A J Spencer
    ARCPOH, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Menzies School of Health Research, Queensland, Australia
    Int Dent J 60:250-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications82

  1. doi request reprint Putting the population back into oral health; decoupling oral health improvement from clinical dental practice
    A John Spencer
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:5-11. 2012
    ..The contribution of clinical dental services to oral health should also be enhanced, but this should not divert attention from necessary population oral health activities to improve oral health...
  2. pmc Dimensions of oral health related quality of life measured by EQ-5D+ and OHIP-14
    David S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:35. 2004
    ..The aims of the study were to compare the dimensions of oral-health-related quality-of-life measured by a generic health state measure, the EuroQol, and a specific oral health measure, the Oral Health Impact Profile...
  3. pmc Positive and negative affect and oral health-related quality of life
    David S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005 Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:83. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Practice activity trends among oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Australia
    David S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:37. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to describe practice activity trends among oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Australia over time...
  5. pmc Responsibility loadings for dental services by general dentists
    David S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, 5005 South Australia, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:177. 2010
    ..The aims of this paper were to elicit responsibility loadings for a subset of dental services and to relate responsibility loadings to ratings of importance of the components of responsibility...
  6. pmc Factors influencing the use of public dental services: an application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour
    Liana Luzzi
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, 5005, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:93. 2008
    ..The research aims were to examine associations between dental attitudes and beliefs of public dental service users and dental visiting intention and behaviour using the Theory of Planned Behaviour...
  7. pmc Mapping oral health related quality of life to generic health state values
    David S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:96. 2006
    ..The aims of the study were to map a specific oral health measure, the Oral Health Impact Profile to a generic health state measure, the EuroQol, in order to enable the estimation of health state values based on OHIP data...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dental visiting among the Australian adult dentate population
    A J Spencer
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 52:336-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Exposure to water fluoridation and caries increment
    A J Spencer
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Community Dent Health 25:12-22. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The Strong Teeth Study; background, rationale and feasibility of fluoridating remote Indigenous communities
    A J Spencer
    ARCPOH, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Menzies School of Health Research, Queensland, Australia
    Int Dent J 60:250-6. 2010
    ..Fluoridation has the potential to improve oral health so as to contribute positively to child development as part of the broader mission of closing the gap in health between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians...
  11. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based approach to the prevention of oral diseases
    A J Spencer
    Social and Preventive Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, S A, Australia
    Med Princ Pract 12:3-11. 2003
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The Second National Oral Health Survey of Vietnam--1999: variation in the prevalence of dental diseases
    K F Roberts-Thomson
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    N Z Dent J 106:103-8. 2010
    ..The 1999 National Oral Health Survey of Vietnam, a population-based survey from a developing country, provides a contrast to the findings of recent surveys in Australia and New Zealand...
  13. doi request reprint Is poor access to dental care why people outside capital cities have poor oral health?
    L A Crocombe
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust Dent J 57:477-85. 2012
    ..Why oral health status outside capital cities is poorer than that in capital cities has not been satisfactorily explained. The aim of this study was to determine if the reason was poorer access to dental care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Caries experience among 45-54 year olds in Adelaide, South Australia
    D S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 52:122-7. 2007
    ..The aims of the study were to describe the caries experience of 45-54 year olds by dental visit pattern, dental behaviour, socio-demographics and socio-economic status...
  15. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and preventive service trends in private general practice: 1983-1984 to 1998-1999
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 48:43-9. 2003
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate time trends in the provision of sub-categories of diagnostic an preventive services across a 15-year period...
  16. ncbi request reprint Opinions of dentists and directors of nursing concerning dental care provision for Adelaide nursing homes
    J M Chalmers
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 46:277-83. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These study results provide important information concerning problems with nursing home dentistry for dental service providers, educators, policy-makers, administrators and nursing home staff...
  17. ncbi request reprint Service provision patterns by main diagnoses and characteristics of patients
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Dental School, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:225-33. 2000
    ..The influence of these factors on services provided has implications of public health importance in terms of appropriateness of care and social inequality...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predicting relative need for urgent dental care
    L Luzzi
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Community Dent Health 26:162-9. 2009
    ..To develop prediction models of the relative need for care to differentiate between urgent and not urgent individuals presenting for emergency dental care...
  19. pmc Trend of income-related inequality of child oral health in Australia
    L G Do
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, 122 Frome Street, Australia 5000
    J Dent Res 89:959-64. 2010
    ..The income inequality in permanent caries experience did not change significantly. Income inequalities increased in deciduous teeth, but not in permanent teeth, among Australian children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Community effectiveness of fissure sealants and the effect of fluoridated water consumption
    J M Armfield
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Community Dent Health 24:4-11. 2007
    ..This study investigated the effectiveness of fissure sealants in a community-based programme and the relationship between fissure sealants effectiveness and exposure to fluoridated water...
  21. doi request reprint Job satisfaction of the oral health labour force in Australia
    L Luzzi
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 56:23-32. 2011
    ..Job satisfaction among registered clinical dentists in Australia was measured to identify issues influencing recruitment and retention...
  22. doi request reprint Quarter of a century of change: caries experience in Australian children, 1977-2002
    J M Armfield
    School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust Dent J 53:151-9. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to examine the state of child oral health in Australia in 2002 and to explore longer term trends across the quarter of a century of recorded surveillance activity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dental fear in Australia: who's afraid of the dentist?
    J M Armfield
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 51:78-85. 2006
    ..This study aimed to describe both the prevalence of dental fear in Australia and to explore the relationship between dental fear and a number of demographic, socio-economic, oral health, insurance and service usage variables...
  24. doi request reprint Relative oral health outcome trends between people inside and outside capital city areas of Australia
    L A Crocombe
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 55:280-4. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate relative change over 17 years in clinical oral health outcomes inside and outside capital city areas of Australia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Changes in caries experience among Australian public dental patients between 1995/96 and 2001/02
    D S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:542-8. 2004
    ..The aims of this study were to describe the oral health status of public-funded dental patients by age, sex, type of care and geographic location, and to compare trends over time...
  26. ncbi request reprint Risk-benefit balance in the use of fluoride among young children
    L G Do
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Australia 5005
    J Dent Res 86:723-8. 2007
    ..Evaluation of the risk-benefit balance of fluoride exposure provides evidence to assist in the formulation of appropriate guidelines for fluoride use...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trends in service provision among Australian private general dental practitioners over a 20-year period
    D S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Int Dent J 56:215-23. 2006
    ..To-investigate time trends in service provision...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dental self-care and visiting behaviour in relation to social inequality in caries experience
    D S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Community Dent Health 28:216-21. 2011
    ..To investigate associations of dental behaviour with social inequality in oral health...
  29. doi request reprint Association between dental caries and fluorosis among South Australian children
    L G Do
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, S A, Australia
    Caries Res 43:366-73. 2009
    ..In conclusion, there was a significant negative association between fluorosis status and caries experience in the permanent dentition...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of oral health-related quality of life questionnaires in a general child population
    L G Do
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Health 25:205-10. 2008
    ..The evaluation of instruments measuring oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of children has been largely among convenience samples of patients with specific diseases or disorders such as cleft lip/cleft palate or malocclusion...
  31. ncbi request reprint Service provision by patient and visit characteristics in Australian oral and maxillofacial surgery: 1990 to 2000
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 33:700-8. 2004
    ..However, the distribution of services remained relatively stable over time...
  32. doi request reprint Public dental service utilization among adults in South Australia
    L Luzzi
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 54:154-60. 2009
    ..Therefore, patterns of dental service use among South Australian adult public dental patients over a 3(1/2)-year period were examined...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of water fluoride exposure at crown completion and maturation on caries of permanent first molars
    K A Singh
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
    Caries Res 41:34-42. 2007
    ..Since most of the caries occurred on pit and fissure surfaces, the findings relate to this class of lesion...
  34. ncbi request reprint Oral health of Indigenous adult public dental patients in Australia
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 52:322-8. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Caries incidence and increments in community-living older adults with and without dementia
    J M Chalmers
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia
    Gerodontology 19:80-94. 2002
    ..The Oral Health of Older Adults with Dementia was instigated in the late 1990s to quantify and compare coronal and root caries incidence and increments in community-living older Australians with and without dementia...
  36. ncbi request reprint The Second National Oral Health Survey of Vietnam, 1999: background and methodology
    K F Roberts-Thomson
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    N Z Dent J 106:61-6. 2010
    ..Few high-quality epidemiological surveys of oral health have been conducted in developing countries. A National Oral Health Survey of Vietnam was previously conducted in 1989...
  37. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and experience of oral diseases in Adelaide nursing home residents
    J M Chalmers
    Dental School, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 47:123-30. 2002
    ..This study provided comprehensive information concerning oral disease prevalence in older South Australian nursing home residents...
  38. doi request reprint Access to dental care among adults with physical and intellectual disabilities: residence factors
    A Pradhan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 54:204-11. 2009
    ..There is limited information about access and barriers to dental care among adults with disabilities...
  39. ncbi request reprint Provision of diagnostic and preventive services in general dental practice
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Health 20:5-10. 2003
    ..The aims of this study were to examine the provision of examinations, radiographs, prophylaxis and topical fluoride, and to assess whether these services varied by patient, visit and oral health characteristics...
  40. ncbi request reprint Why do poor adults rate their oral health poorly?
    A E Sanders
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, The University of Adelaide
    Aust Dent J 50:161-7. 2005
    ..The reasons why socioeconomic circumstances are associated with oral health are not well understood. This study investigated whether psychosocial factors might play an explanatory role...
  41. ncbi request reprint Association of urgent dental care with subjective oral health indicators and psychosocial impact
    L Luzzi
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005
    Community Dent Health 26:77-83. 2009
    ..Pressures on public dental services require new approaches to managing demand...
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a generic and a specific measure of oral health related quality of life
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Community Dent Health 22:11-8. 2005
    ..The aims of the study were to compare the discriminant validity of a generic health state measure, the EuroQol, and a specific oral health measure, the Oral Health Impact Profile...
  43. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal comparison of factors influencing choice of dental treatment by private general practitioners
    D S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 51:117-23. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to examine what factors dentists consider in choosing alternative treatments, the stability of these factors over time and whether stability of treatment choice was related to age of dentist...
  44. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and disability weights associated with periodontal disease
    D S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005
    J Dent Res 86:713-7. 2007
    ..012) and 6+ mm pocket depth (0.018). Variation in symptom experience indicated the need for investigators to identify periodontal conditions and apply appropriate disability weights in burden-of-disease studies...
  45. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease among 45-54 year olds in Adelaide, South Australia
    D S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 52:55-60. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Decline in the prevalence of dental fluorosis among South Australian children
    L G Do
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:282-91. 2007
    ..Fluorosis in Australian children was highly prevalent in the early 1990 s. Policy measures were introduced to control fluoride exposure so as to reduce the prevalence of fluorosis...
  47. pmc Reducing disease burden and health inequalities arising from chronic disease among Indigenous children: an early childhood caries intervention
    Jessica Merrick
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, University of Adelaide School of Dentistry, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:323. 2012
    ..This study seeks to determine if implementing a culturally-appropriate early childhood caries (ECC) intervention reduces dental disease burden and oral health inequalities among Indigenous children living in South Australia, Australia...
  48. doi request reprint Dental knowledge and oral health among middle-aged adults
    David Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:472-5. 2010
    ..Knowledge of oral disease prevention should lead to better oral health outcomes. The aims were to assess the association of dental knowledge and oral health...
  49. doi request reprint Social support and optimism in relation to the oral health of young adults
    David Simon Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 5005, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 19:56-64. 2012
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Stability of practice beliefs and preferences for patients among private general dentists: a comparison of 1997 and 2007
    D S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 54:198-203. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper was to assess the stability of practice beliefs and preferences for patients between 1997 and 2007...
  51. ncbi request reprint Restorative service patterns in Australia: amalgam, composite resin and glass ionomer restorations
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School of the University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Int Dent J 53:455-63. 2003
    ..To examine the provision of amalgam, composite resin and glass ionomer restorations, and to assess whether these main restorative services varied by patient, visit and oral health characteristics...
  52. ncbi request reprint The role of dentist, practice and patient factors in the provision of dental services
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:181-95. 2005
    ....
  53. doi request reprint How first-time mothers perceive and deal with teething symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    K Plutzer
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Child Care Health Dev 38:292-9. 2012
    ..Teething, especially in their first child, continues to be a daunting problem for parents...
  54. ncbi request reprint Practice patterns of oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Australia: 1990 and 2000
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 33:598-605. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Practice activity trends among Australian private general dental practitioners: 1983-84 to 1998-99
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Int Dent J 52:61-6. 2002
    ..To investigate time trends in practice activity...
  56. ncbi request reprint Does psychological stress mediate social deprivation in tooth loss?
    A E Sanders
    Institute of Dentistry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    J Dent Res 86:1166-70. 2007
    ..9-1.1]) or for the interaction of coping and distress. Behavior and psychological stress only modestly attenuated socio-economic inequality in retention of < 20 teeth, providing evidence to support a mediating role of coping...
  57. ncbi request reprint Oral health of children in South Australia by socio-demographic characteristics and choice of provider
    A Gaughwin
    South Australian Dental Service, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 27:93-102. 1999
    ..This paper investigates the effects of socio-demographic characteristics and choice of dental provider on oral health amongst a random sample of secondary school students residing in Adelaide, South Australia...
  58. doi request reprint Association of natural fluoride in community water supplies with dental health of children in remote indigenous communities - implications for policy
    Ross S Bailie
    Menzies School of Health Research, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:205-11. 2009
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Change in self-reported oral health in relation to use of dental services over 2 yr
    David S Brennan
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Eur J Oral Sci 120:422-8. 2012
    ..Improvement in oral health was associated with preventive care and was inversely associated with endodontic treatment...
  60. ncbi request reprint Job satisfaction of registered dental practitioners
    L Luzzi
    ARCPOH, Dental School, Faculty of Health, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 50:179-85. 2005
    ..This study was designed to measure job satisfaction among registered clinical dentists so as to identify issues which may influence recruitment and retention of dentists in active clinical practice...
  61. doi request reprint Social acceptability of dental appearance and benefits of fixed orthodontic treatment: a 17-year observational cohort study
    Peter Arrow
    University of Adelaide, Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Adelaide, Australia
    J Public Health Dent 72:135-42. 2012
    ..This study reports on the social acceptability of dental appearance and benefits of fixed orthodontic treatment (FOT) among a cohort of 13-year-old adolescents in 1988/1989 followed through to age 30 years in 2005/2006...
  62. doi request reprint Will improving access to dental care improve oral health-related quality of life?
    L A Crocombe
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 58:192-9. 2013
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of periodontal conditions among public-funded dental patients in Australia
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Adelaide University, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 46:114-21. 2001
    ..A survivor effect may result in lower recording of severe periodontal conditions among subgroups with higher tooth loss...
  64. ncbi request reprint Predictors of fixed orthodontic treatment in 15-year-old adolescents in South Australia
    A J Spencer
    Department of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 23:350-5. 1995
    ..84%. Odds ratios greater than one were found for the DAI score, private insurance, females, self and parental perception of need, higher incomes and orthodontic consultation and interceptive orthodontic care before the age of 13 years...
  65. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patients by private general practitioners: associations with patient, visit, and service characteristics
    D S Brennan
    Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Adelaide University, Australia
    Community Dent Health 19:109-15. 2002
    ..To examine evaluations of patients by dentists, and analyse these by patient, visit and service characteristics...
  66. ncbi request reprint Influence of exposure to fluoridated water on socioeconomic inequalities in children's caries experience
    G D Slade
    Department of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:89-100. 1996
    ..Absolute differences in caries experience between low and high SES children were greater among non-exposed groups due to the higher underlying levels of caries experience of children with no exposure to fluoride in water...
  67. ncbi request reprint Service provision trends among Australian private general dental practitioners: 1983/84 to 1998/99
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005
    Int Dent J 53:145-52. 2003
    ..To investigate time trends in service provision...
  68. ncbi request reprint Dentist service rates and distribution of practice styles over time
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:145-51. 1996
    ..The distribution of dentists between these practice styles may be related to aging of dentists, practice maturation, population demographics, need or demand changes, or involve subtle differences in cluster classification over time...
  69. ncbi request reprint The oral health assessment tool--validity and reliability
    J M Chalmers
    The University of Iowa, College of Dentistry, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Aust Dent J 50:191-9. 2005
    ..The OHAT provided institutional carers with a simple, eight category screening tool to assess residents' oral health, including those with dementia. This analysis presents OHAT reliability and validity results...
  70. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a continuing education intervention "Periodontics in General Practice"
    L F Brown
    School of Dental Science, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 22:441-7. 1994
    ..abstract truncated at 250 words)..
  71. ncbi request reprint Periodontal attachment loss among adults aged 60+ in South Australia
    G D Slade
    Department of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 23:237-42. 1995
    ..Levels of periodontal destruction of South Australia were broadly similar to results from North American studies of older adults which have used full-mouth periodontal assessments...
  72. ncbi request reprint A dental survey of Tibetan children in Dharamsala
    J A Robertson
    Department of Dental Medicine and Surgery, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:44-6. 1989
    ..Almost no dental care had been received. Appropriate dental health promotion activities are discussed...
  73. ncbi request reprint The Australian public's perception of mercury risk from dental restorations
    W M Thomson
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:391-5. 1997
    ..The data indicate that there is a substantial degree of concern about mercury and dental amalgam among the Australian public, but that the dental behavioural and treatment-pattern consequences of that concern are infrequent...
  74. ncbi request reprint Provision of extractions by main diagnoses
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005
    Int Dent J 51:1-6. 2001
    ..Effect sizes were highest for pulpal/periapical infection and periodontal disease, but caries remained a major cause of tooth loss due to the higher prevalence of this condition...
  75. ncbi request reprint Practice belief scales among private general dental practitioners
    D S Brennan
    Department of Dentistry, Adelaide University, Australia
    Aust Dent J 46:186-93. 2001
    ..60) and extraction services (RR = 0.62) for the Controlling active disease item. CONCLUSIONS: These findings confirm the factor structure of practice beliefs and demonstrate small to moderate associations with variation in service rates...
  76. ncbi request reprint Two-year incidence of tooth loss among South Australians aged 60+ years
    G D Slade
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599-7450, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:429-37. 1997
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The findings from this population suggest that a history of smoking contributes to tooth loss through mechanisms in addition to clinical disease processes alone...
  77. ncbi request reprint Insurance status and provision of dental services in Australian private general practice
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:423-8. 1997
    ..These differences in service provision by insurance status indicate a more favorable pattern of services for insured patients, and point to equity issues in the provision of services...
  78. pmc Dental caries among Australian Aboriginal, non-Aboriginal Australian-born, and overseas-born children
    M J Davies
    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Dental Statistics, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 75:197-203. 1997
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  79. ncbi request reprint Skewed distributions--new outcome measures
    A J Spencer
    Department of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:52-9. 1997
    ..Research questions for each area of 'new' outcome measures are identified as steps in the codifying of their use in the epidemiology of caries...
  80. ncbi request reprint Testing a child dental neglect scale in South Australia
    W M Thomson
    Dental Statistics and Research Unit, University of Adelaide
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:351-6. 1996
    ..05). The outcome of this study indicates that the Dental Neglect Scale may have utility in predicting and understanding variation in dental health, and in designing and targetting dental health promotion strategies...
  81. ncbi request reprint Trends and fluctuations in the impact of oral conditions among older adults during a one year period
    G D Slade
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599-7450, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:317-21. 1996
    ..The findings demonstrate that many older adults experience short-term impacts of oral conditions during longer periods of temporal stability in perceived impact of oral health...
  82. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care in private general practice by main diagnoses
    D S Brennan
    Aust Dent J 52:67-70. 2007