D Locker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Malnourishment in a population of young children with severe early childhood caries
    Martha Clarke
    Community Dental Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Dent 28:254-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Does self-weighting of items enhance the performance of an oral health-related quality of life questionnaire?
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:35-43. 2007
  3. pmc Short forms of the Child Perceptions Questionnaire for 11-14-year-old children (CPQ11-14): development and initial evaluation
    Aleksandra Jokovic
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1G6, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint What do measures of 'oral health-related quality of life' measure?
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:401-11. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Dental status, xerostomia and the oral health-related quality of life of an elderly institutionalized population
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124, Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Spec Care Dentist 23:86-93. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevention. Part 8: The use of pit and fissure sealants in preventing caries in the permanent dentition of children
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Br Dent J 195:375-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Deprivation and oral health: a review
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:161-9. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Response and nonresponse bias in oral health surveys
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 60:72-81. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Validity of single-item parental ratings of child oral health
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:407-14. 2008
  10. doi request reprint What frames of reference underlie self-ratings of oral health?
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 69:78-89. 2009

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Publications111 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Malnourishment in a population of young children with severe early childhood caries
    Martha Clarke
    Community Dental Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Dent 28:254-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the nutritional status of children with severe early childhood caries (S-ECC) using several clinical measurements...
  2. ncbi request reprint Does self-weighting of items enhance the performance of an oral health-related quality of life questionnaire?
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:35-43. 2007
    ..To determine if self-weighting of the items in an oral health-related quality of life questionnaire improves its psychometric properties...
  3. pmc Short forms of the Child Perceptions Questionnaire for 11-14-year-old children (CPQ11-14): development and initial evaluation
    Aleksandra Jokovic
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1G6, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:4. 2006
    ..This paper describes the developmental process, compares the discriminative properties of the resulting four short-forms and evaluates their precision relative to the original CPQ11-14...
  4. ncbi request reprint What do measures of 'oral health-related quality of life' measure?
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:401-11. 2007
    ..Verifying this claim requires further qualitative studies of the outcomes of oral disorders as perceived by patients and persons, and the concurrent use of measures that more explicitly address the issue of quality of life...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dental status, xerostomia and the oral health-related quality of life of an elderly institutionalized population
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124, Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Spec Care Dentist 23:86-93. 2003
    ..Dental status was associated with chewing capacity only. The results suggest that xerostomia has an important influence on the well-being and quality of life of this population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevention. Part 8: The use of pit and fissure sealants in preventing caries in the permanent dentition of children
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Br Dent J 195:375-8. 2003
    ..However, careful selection of patients and teeth for sealant placement is required to ensure cost-effectiveness...
  7. ncbi request reprint Deprivation and oral health: a review
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:161-9. 2000
    ..Deprivation measures have a major role to play in research that examines features of people and places, and how they promote and/or damage both oral and general health...
  8. ncbi request reprint Response and nonresponse bias in oral health surveys
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 60:72-81. 2000
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Validity of single-item parental ratings of child oral health
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:407-14. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the validity of single-item parental ratings of child oral heath...
  10. doi request reprint What frames of reference underlie self-ratings of oral health?
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 69:78-89. 2009
    ..This study aimed to investigate the referents and meanings that underlie self-ratings of oral health and to determine whether they vary by participants' characteristics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychological disorder, conditioning experiences, and the onset of dental anxiety in early adulthood
    D Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Dent Res 80:1588-92. 2001
    ..These results indicated that both psychological and conditioning variables contributed to the development of dental anxiety in this population of young adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the GOHAI and OHIP-14 as measures of the oral health-related quality of life of the elderly
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:373-81. 2001
    ..This paper compares the performance of the GOHAI and the OHIP-14 as measures of the oral health-related quality of life of the compromised elderly...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychological disorders and dental anxiety in a young adult population
    D Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:456-63. 2001
    ..This paper compares the prevalence of psychological disorders among dentally anxious and non-anxious groups drawn from the general population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial consequences of dental fear and anxiety
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:144-51. 2003
    ..The associations between psychosocial impacts, dental anxiety scale (DAS) scores and other severe fears were explored...
  15. ncbi request reprint General health status and changes in chewing ability in older Canadians over seven years
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 62:70-7. 2002
    ..Of particular interest was the relationship between general health and changes in oral functioning...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors and perceptions of pain associated with dental treatment
    J Maggirias
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:151-9. 2002
    ..These results indicate that pain is as much a cognitive and emotional construct as a physiological experience. They also have implications for dentists' behaviour when providing dental care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Changes in chewing ability with ageing: a 7-year study of older adults
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 29:1021-9. 2002
    ..Factors which predict the patterns of change identified by this study need to be explored in order to enhance our understanding of changes in the chewing ability of this population as it ages...
  18. ncbi request reprint Disparities in oral health-related quality of life in a population of Canadian children
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:348-56. 2007
    ..To assess socioeconomic disparities in the oral health-related quality of life in a group of Canadian children...
  19. ncbi request reprint Developing short-form measures of oral health-related quality of life
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 62:13-20. 2002
    ..Using the item-impact method, we developed an alternative short-form Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP) that has good psychometric properties and minimal floor effects...
  20. ncbi request reprint Is the Child Perceptions Questionnaire for 11-14 year olds sensitive to clinical and self-perceived variations in orthodontic status?
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:179-85. 2007
    ..To assess the association between scores on the Child Perceptions Questionnaire for 11-14 year olds (CPQ11-14) and clinical and self-perceived measures of malocclusion...
  21. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies between self-ratings of and satisfaction with oral health in two older adult populations
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:280-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study reported here was to assess the relationship between self-rated oral health and satisfaction with oral health in two studies of older adult populations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Functional and psychosocial impacts of oral disorders in Canadian adults: a national population survey
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University ofToronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Can Dent Assoc 75:521. 2009
    ..Those that do use ad hoc sets of questions rather than standardized and validated measures of the functional and psychosocial impacts of oral disorders...
  23. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of children aged 11 to 14 years with orofacial conditions
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 42:260-6. 2005
    ..To assess the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of 11- to 14-year-old children with orofacial conditions...
  24. ncbi request reprint What do older adults' global self-ratings of oral health measure?
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 65:146-52. 2005
    ..This study used a quantitative approach in order to identify these referents...
  25. ncbi request reprint The concept of positive health: a review and commentary on its application in oral health research
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:161-73. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Direction of wording and responses to items in oral health-related quality of life questionnaires for children and their parents
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:255-62. 2007
    ..This study aimed at assessing the performance of negatively and positively worded items in questionnaires to measure child and parent perceptions of child oral health-related quality of life...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of traumatic dental injury in grade 8 children in six Ontario communities
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON M5G 1G6
    Can J Public Health 96:73-6. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of traumatic injury to the anterior dentition in Grade 8 children in six Ontario communities...
  28. ncbi request reprint Oral health and quality of life
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Oral Health Prev Dent 2:247-53. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Self-reported dental and oral injuries in a population of adults aged 18-50 years
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Dent Traumatol 23:291-6. 2007
    ..Health promotion programmes to reduce the incidence of injury among lower socioeconomic groups are needed since these have high rates of injury and the lowest rate of receipt of treatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Identifying children with dental care needs: evaluation of a targeted school-based dental screening program
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario M5 G 1G6, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 64:63-70. 2004
    ..This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of a targeted school-based dental screening program in terms of the proportion of children with dental care needs it identified...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and causes of oral injuries in a population of Canadian adults aged 18 to 50 years--a brief communication
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario
    J Public Health Dent 66:144-6. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence and causes of injuries to the mouth and teeth among adults aged 18 to 50 years in Ontario, Canada...
  32. ncbi request reprint Assessing the responsiveness of measures of oral health-related quality of life
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:10-8. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Oral health-related quality of life of a population of medically compromised elderly people
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Health 19:90-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the oral health-related quality of life of a population of medically compromised individuals most of whom lived within a long-term care centre...
  34. ncbi request reprint Does dental care improve the oral health of older adults?
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Health 18:7-15. 2001
    ..To assess the relationship between self-perceived change in oral health status and the provision of dental treatment in an older adult population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Self-perceived oral health status, psychological well-being, and life satisfaction in an older adult population
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Dent Res 79:970-5. 2000
    ..These results suggest that poor self-perceived oral health and relatively poor quality of life co-exist in the same subgroup of older adults...
  36. ncbi request reprint Issues in measuring change in self-perceived oral health status
    D Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 26:41-7. 1998
    ..Nevertheless, the measurement of change in oral health status is complex and controversial and no approach is universally accepted. Consequently, the decision as to which strategy to adopt is far from simple...
  37. doi request reprint Predictors of dental care utilization among working poor Canadians
    V E Muirhead
    Faculty of Dentistry, Division of Oral Health and Society, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:199-208. 2009
    ..This study used the Gelberg-Andersen Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations to identify predictors of dental care utilization by working poor Canadians...
  38. ncbi request reprint Using subjective oral health status indicators to screen for dental care needs in older adults
    D Locker
    Department of Community Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:398-402. 1996
    ..In this respect, the subjective measures assessed here can themselves be interpreted as indicators of need which complement conventional clinical measures of needs for dental care...
  39. ncbi request reprint Subjectively reported oral health status in an adult population
    D Locker
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 22:425-30. 1994
    ..On all measures except ability to chew, younger subjects were as likely to be compromised by oral conditions as older subjects...
  40. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates of changes in self-perceived oral health in older adults
    D Locker
    Community of Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:199-203. 1997
    ..This suggests that the impact of tooth loss on health status may be positive or negative depending upon the condition of the teeth lost...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates of dental anxiety among older adults
    D Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 20:372-5. 1992
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Incidence of root caries in an older Canadian population
    D Locker
    Department of Communicty Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:403-7. 1996
    ..In both cases, the predictive power of the models was poor but improved marginally when baseline root caries experience was also entered as an independent variable...
  43. ncbi request reprint Questionnaire for measuring oral health-related quality of life in eight- to ten-year-old children
    Aleksandra Jokovic
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Dent 26:512-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to present the development and evaluation of the CPQ for 8- to 10-year-olds (CPQ8-10)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Subjective reports of oral dryness in an older adult population
    D Locker
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 21:165-8. 1993
    ..Given its prevalence and effects, oral dryness constitutes an important health issue among older adults...
  45. ncbi request reprint Work stress, job satisfaction and emotional well-being among Canadian dental assistants
    D Locker
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:133-7. 1996
    ..Role ambiguity, under-utilization of skills and low self-esteem emerged as important issues. These results are of interest theoretically and have important implications for the way dental practice and dentistry are organized...
  46. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of a questionnaire for measuring child oral-health-related quality of life
    A Jokovic
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, ON, Canada M5G 1G6
    J Dent Res 81:459-63. 2002
    ..05) and overall well-being (p < 0.01). The Cronbach's alpha and intraclass correlation coefficient for the CPQ(11-14) were 0.91 and 0.90, respectively. These results suggest that the CPQ(11-14) is valid and reliable...
  47. ncbi request reprint Oral health status of Canadian-born and immigrant adolescents in North York, Ontario
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 26:177-81. 1998
    ..Since these programs cease at age 13 or 14 years, barriers to accessing the private dental care sector may mean that the residual inequities and inequalities evident in the data widen as these individuals age...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effects of non-response on estimates derived from an oral health survey of older adults
    D Locker
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 21:108-13. 1993
    ..These results indicate that response rates lower than those conventionally regarded as acceptable do not necessarily compromise the results of epidemiological studies...
  49. ncbi request reprint Onset of and patterns of change in dental anxiety in adolescence and early adulthood: a birth cohort study
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Health 18:99-104. 2001
    ..This may be related to dental disease and treatment factors, or changing psychological states during significant life transitions...
  50. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an area-based measure as an indicator of inequalities in oral health
    D Locker
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 22:80-5. 1994
    ..Moreover, it identified variations in measures of oral health that were independent of household income, and the region of the province in which subjects lived...
  51. ncbi request reprint Five-year incidence of dental anxiety in an adult population
    John Maggirias
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Health 19:173-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the incidence of dental anxiety and factors associated with onset in adults aged 18 years and over...
  52. ncbi request reprint Risk indicators for periodontal disease in a remote Canadian community--a dental practice-based study
    Mandy Sbaraglia
    Department of Periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 62:51-6. 2002
    ..Of special interest was the association between smoking and periodontal disease experience...
  53. doi request reprint Etiology and environment of dental injuries in 12- to 14-year-old Ontario schoolchildren
    Kausar Sadia Fakhruddin
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Dent Traumatol 24:305-8. 2008
    ..001) was shown between increased caries experience and dental injuries. This should focus attention on possible common-risk factors such as health-related behavioral problems that may affect both dental disease and dental injuries...
  54. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic categories of dental anxiety: a population-based study
    D Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 37:25-37. 1999
    ..Younger subjects were more likely to be categorized as type I, while older subjects were more likely to be categorized as type III. Overall, the results indicate that dental anxiety is a complex fear with a number of components...
  55. ncbi request reprint Differences in oral health status between institutionalized and non-institutionalized older adults
    G D Slade
    Department of Community Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:272-6. 1990
    ..These findings suggest that antecedent, sociodemographic factors prior to institutionalization are responsible for the higher probability of oral disease in this group of older adults...
  56. ncbi request reprint Oral hygiene knowledge of high-risk Grade One children: an evaluation of two methods of dental health education
    R J Hawkins
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:336-43. 2000
    ..Results suggest a classroom-based lesson combined with small-group sessions is a more effective method of improving oral hygiene knowledge among high-risk Grade One students compared to a single classroom-based lesson...
  57. ncbi request reprint Patterns of and reasons for tooth extractions in general dental practice in Ontario, Canada
    H Murray
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:196-200. 1996
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Family impact of child oral and oro-facial conditions
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:438-48. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate the Family Impact Scale, a measure of the family impact of child oral and oro-facial disorders. This formed one component of the Child Oral Health Quality of Life Instrument...
  59. ncbi request reprint Work-related stress and its predictors among Canadian dental assistants
    D Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:263-6. 1989
    ..9% of those who said that their job was not at all stressful (P less than 0.0001). These findings have implications for the way in which dental practice is organised and managed...
  60. doi request reprint Impact of treated and untreated dental injuries on the quality of life of Ontario school children
    Kausar Sadia Fakhruddin
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Dent Traumatol 24:309-13. 2008
    ..Restoration of injured teeth improved aesthetics and social interactions but functional deficiencies persisted as a result of periodontal or pulpal pain...
  61. doi request reprint Oral health disparities and food insecurity in working poor Canadians
    Vanessa Muirhead
    Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:294-304. 2009
    ..This study explored oral health disparities associated with food insecurity in working poor Canadians...
  62. ncbi request reprint How well do parents know their children? Implications for proxy reporting of child health-related quality of life
    A Jokovic
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Qual Life Res 13:1297-307. 2004
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Oral self-care behaviours in older dentate adults
    B J Payne
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 20:376-80. 1992
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Dental fear and anxiety in an older adult population
    D Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 19:120-4. 1991
    ..Possible explanations of higher dental anxiety scores among younger persons and the edentulous are reviewed...
  65. doi request reprint Disability days in Canada associated with dental problems: a pilot study
    C Quinonez
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Dent Hyg 9:132-5. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore disability days, or bed days and cut-down days, associated with dental problems in Canada...
  66. doi request reprint Evaluation of computer-aided learning in orthodontics
    Harold Rosenberg
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 138:410-9. 2010
    ..Studies of computer-aided learning (CAL) in orthodontics have documented both objective and subjective outcomes; however, to date, no studies have attempted to correlate these 2 outcome measures...
  67. ncbi request reprint Who is dentally anxious? Concordance between measures of dental anxiety
    D Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:346-50. 1996
    ..The results of the study suggest the need to revisit the issue of measurement in studies of dental anxiety...
  68. ncbi request reprint Geographic variations in dental services provided to older adults in Ontario, Canada
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 27:275-82. 1999
    ..Since patient-reported outcomes were better in the communities with higher volumes of provision, further research concerning the patient and dentist factors influencing treatment provision is warranted...
  69. pmc Need and demand for sedation or general anesthesia in dentistry: a national survey of the Canadian population
    B Chanpong
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Anesth Prog 52:3-11. 2005
    ..001). In conclusion, this study demonstrates that there is significant need and demand for sedation and GA in the Canadian adult population...
  70. ncbi request reprint Oral and general health-related quality of life with conventional and implant dentures
    Guido Heydecke
    Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:161-8. 2003
    ..In this paper, we describe the impact of implant overdentures on general and OHQOL in seniors...
  71. ncbi request reprint Toothbrushing competency among high-risk grade one students: an evaluation of two methods of dental health education
    R J Hawkins
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    J Public Health Dent 61:197-202. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of two methods of dental health education (DHE) for improving toothbrushing competency among grade one students at high risk for dental diseases...
  72. ncbi request reprint Oral health-related quality of life of children with neutropenia
    Chrisovalantou Cheretakis
    CIHR Group in Matrix Dynamics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spec Care Dentist 27:6-11. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Barriers to wellness activities for Canadian women with physical disabilities
    Fran Odette
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 24:125-34. 2003
    ..Women discussed actual strategies to address these barriers, such as collective efforts to buy nutritious foods and recommendations to create greater access (e.g., increase health professionals' training in disability issues)...
  74. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of symptoms associated with temporomandibular disorders in a Canadian population
    D Locker
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 16:310-3. 1988
    ..The proportion in need of treatment varied from 3.5% to 9.7% according to the case definition used...
  75. ncbi request reprint Associations between xerostomia and health status indicators in the elderly
    David W Matear
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    J R Soc Promot Health 126:79-85. 2006
    ..g. demographic and health status indicators). This paper aims to report on the severity of xerostomia in the elderly population and investigate the relationship with other aspects of perceived health...
  76. ncbi request reprint Patient-based assessment of the outcomes of implant therapy: a review of the literature
    D Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Int J Prosthodont 11:453-61. 1998
    ..This paper reviews the literature on patient-based assessments of implant therapy...
  77. doi request reprint Canadian dental students' perceptions of stress and social support
    V Muirhead
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur J Dent Educ 12:144-8. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed to elucidate the role of social support and proxy measures as potential dental school stress alleviators...
  78. ncbi request reprint Prevention. Part 7: professionally applied topical fluorides for caries prevention
    R Hawkins
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Br Dent J 195:313-7. 2003
    ..A cleaning, or prophylaxis, is not necessary before the application of topical fluoride for caries prevention. In conclusion, when used appropriately, PATFs are a safe, effective means of reducing caries risk among high-risk populations...
  79. ncbi request reprint Sensory and affective components of orofacial pain: is it all in your brain?
    H C Tenenbaum
    Department of Dentistry, Wasser Pain Management Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 12:455-68. 2001
    ..These changes may be quite subtle and require sophisticated approaches, such as functional MRI, to study them, as is now being done. New findings obtained therefore may lead to more rational and reliable treatment for orofacial pain...
  80. doi request reprint On the pediatric oral health therapist: lessons from Canada
    Carlos R Quiñonez
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 68:53-6. 2008
    ..To review the development of dental therapy in Canada...
  81. ncbi request reprint Measuring parental perceptions of child oral health-related quality of life
    Aleksandra Jokovic
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario M5 G 1G6, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 63:67-72. 2003
    ..This forms one component of the Child Oral Health Quality of Life Questionnaire (COHQOL)...
  82. doi request reprint Emergency department visits for dental care of nontraumatic origin
    Carlos Quiñonez
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:366-71. 2009
    ..To explore the nature of emergency department (ED) visits for dental problems of nontraumatic origin in Canada's largest province, Ontario...
  83. doi request reprint Is the child oral health quality of life questionnaire sensitive to change in the context of orthodontic treatment? A brief communication
    Shoroog Agou
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 68:246-8. 2008
    ..This study aimed to assess the ability of the Child Oral Health Quality of Life Questionnaire (COHQoL) to detect change following provision of orthodontic treatment...
  84. doi request reprint Self-esteem and socioeconomic disparities in self-perceived oral health
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 69:1-8. 2009
    ..To determine if psychosocial factors explain the socioeconomic disparities in self-perceived oral health that persist after controlling for oral status variables...
  85. doi request reprint Impact of self-esteem on the oral-health-related quality of life of children with malocclusion
    Shoroog Agou
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 134:484-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between self-esteem and oral-health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in a sample of children seeking orthodontic treatment in Toronto, Ontario, Canada...
  86. ncbi request reprint Canadian opinions on publicly financed dental care
    Carlos R Quiñonez
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:495-9. 2007
    ....
  87. doi request reprint Canadian dentists' opinions on publicly financed dental care
    Carlos R Quiñonez
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 69:64-73. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to inform policy leaders of the opinions of Canada's major dental care service provider regarding publicly financed dental care...
  88. ncbi request reprint Agreement between mothers and children aged 11-14 years in rating child oral health-related quality of life
    Aleksandra Jokovic
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:335-43. 2003
    ..To assess the agreement between mothers and children concerning the child's oral health-related quality of life...
  89. doi request reprint Public preferences for seeking publicly financed dental care and professional preferences for structuring it
    Carlos Quiñonez
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:152-8. 2010
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an electronic histology tutorial for first-year dental students and improvement in "normalized" test scores
    Harold Rosenberg
    University of Toronto, Department of Orthodontics, Room 320, 124 Edward St, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1G6 Canada
    J Dent Educ 70:1339-45. 2006
    ..Overall, students' responses to the questionnaire were positive with an overall mean level of agreement for all ten responses of 4.5 out of 5 (90 percent)...
  91. ncbi request reprint School performance indicators as proxy measures of school dental treatment needs: a feasibility study
    Vanessa E Muirhead
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1G6
    J Public Health Dent 66:269-72. 2006
    ..This ecological study assessed the feasibility and predictive ability of readily available educational indicators as proxy measures of school dental treatment needs in York Region elementary school children, Canada...
  92. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the costs and patient acceptability of professionally applied topical fluoride foam and varnish
    Robert Hawkins
    Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    J Public Health Dent 64:106-10. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the costs and patient acceptability of two methods of PATF (foam and varnish)...
  93. doi request reprint Oral health-related quality of life of children with oligodontia
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Paediatr Dent 20:8-14. 2010
    ..To assess the functional and psychosocial impact of oligodontia in children aged 11-14 years...
  94. ncbi request reprint Public opinions on community water fluoridation
    Carlos R Quiñonez
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 100:96-100. 2009
    ..There is now concern among policy leaders whether the practice is acceptable to Canadians. As a result, this study asks: What are public opinions on CWF?..
  95. ncbi request reprint Canadian dental students' perceptions of stress
    Vanessa Muirhead
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Can Dent Assoc 73:323. 2007
    ..This study highlights the negative effects of student debt, the necessity for staff training and the need for further studies exploring relations among stress, psychological well-being and academic performance...
  96. doi request reprint Day surgery visits for dental problems
    Carlos Quiñonez
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON M5G 1G6, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:562-7. 2009
    ..To fill an information gap for dental care policy stakeholders in Canada, this pilot study explored the nature of day surgery (DS) visits for dental problems in Ontario, the country's largest province...
  97. ncbi request reprint What do children's global ratings of oral health and well-being measure?
    Aleksandra Jokovic
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:205-11. 2005
    ..To explore the constructs children incorporate in the responses to global ratings of their oral health (OH) and OH-related overall well-being (OWB)...
  98. ncbi request reprint Non-clinical information obtained by dentists during initial examinations of older adult patients
    Robert J Hawkins
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spec Care Dentist 25:12-8. 2005
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Salivary sIgA and cortisol: markers for functional dependence in older adults
    Herenia P Lawrence
    Department of Biological and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spec Care Dentist 25:242-52. 2005
    ..These results indicate that salivary flow and cortisol may be useful markers of functional dependence; however, the ability of these markers to predict functional decline cannot be confirmed until longitudinal studies are conducted...
  100. ncbi request reprint Association of symptoms and signs of TM disorders in an adult population
    D Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:150-3. 1989
    ..Validity tests showed a sensitivity of 81.4% and a specificity of 48.3%. When "false" positives and "true" positives were compared, the former were found to be significantly less likely to report pain...
  101. ncbi request reprint Use of mouthguards among 12- to 14-year-old Ontario schoolchildren
    Kausar Sadia Fakhruddin
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Can Dent Assoc 73:505. 2007
    ..To investigate the frequency of use of mouthguards among a representative sample of Ontario schoolchildren, the type of mouthguard most commonly used and reasons for noncompliance during sporting activities...