P Finbarr Allen

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Affiliation: University College Cork
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A modified short version of the oral health impact profile for assessing health-related quality of life in edentulous adults
    Finbarr Allen
    University Dental School and Hospital, National University of Ireland, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Int J Prosthodont 15:446-50. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of implant-retained mandibular overdentures
    P F Allen
    National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    J Dent Res 85:547-51. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Embedding a population oral health perspective in the dental curriculum
    Finbarr Allen
    Prosthodontics and Oral Rehabilitation, University College Cork, Cork University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:127-33. 2012
  4. pmc A survey of oral health in a Sudanese population
    Nadia Khalifa
    Prosthodontic Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Khartoum University, Khartoum, Sudan
    BMC Oral Health 12:5. 2012
  5. pmc Tooth loss and oral health-related quality of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anneloes E Gerritsen
    Department of Oral Function and Prosthetic Dentistry, College of Dental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Philips van Leydenlaan 25, 6525 EX Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:126. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between diet, social resources and oral health related quality of life in edentulous patients
    P F Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    J Oral Rehabil 32:623-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Strategic use of a new dental magnet system to retain partial and complete overdentures
    P F Allen
    University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 13:81-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and practice in the provision of removable partial dentures
    P F Allen
    Cork University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Br Dent J 204:E2. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Determining the minimally important difference for the Oral Health Impact Profile-20
    P Finbarr Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Cork University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:129-34. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Gerodontology--how big is the challenge in Ireland?
    Finbarr Allen
    Cork Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork
    J Ir Dent Assoc 56:134-40. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint A modified short version of the oral health impact profile for assessing health-related quality of life in edentulous adults
    Finbarr Allen
    University Dental School and Hospital, National University of Ireland, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Int J Prosthodont 15:446-50. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a shortened version of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP) appropriate for use in edentulous patients and to evaluate its measurement properties...
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of implant-retained mandibular overdentures
    P F Allen
    National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    J Dent Res 85:547-51. 2006
    ..The OHIP change scores were significantly greater for patients receiving implants than for those who refused them...
  3. doi request reprint Embedding a population oral health perspective in the dental curriculum
    Finbarr Allen
    Prosthodontics and Oral Rehabilitation, University College Cork, Cork University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:127-33. 2012
    ..There are challenges, but it is important to produce graduates whose attitudes and clinical practices will be shaped by a sound knowledge of population oral health...
  4. pmc A survey of oral health in a Sudanese population
    Nadia Khalifa
    Prosthodontic Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Khartoum University, Khartoum, Sudan
    BMC Oral Health 12:5. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess the oral health status and risk factors for dental caries and periodontal disease among Sudanese adults resident in Khartoum State. To date, this information was not available to health policy planners in Sudan...
  5. pmc Tooth loss and oral health-related quality of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anneloes E Gerritsen
    Department of Oral Function and Prosthetic Dentistry, College of Dental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Philips van Leydenlaan 25, 6525 EX Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:126. 2010
    ..It was hypothesized that tooth loss is associated with an impairment of OHRQoL. Secondly, it was hypothesized that location and distribution of remaining teeth play an important role in this...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between diet, social resources and oral health related quality of life in edentulous patients
    P F Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    J Oral Rehabil 32:623-8. 2005
    ..There was no association between diet and oral health related quality of life. Further research is needed to improve our understanding of the relationship between oral health and diet...
  7. ncbi request reprint Strategic use of a new dental magnet system to retain partial and complete overdentures
    P F Allen
    University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 13:81-6. 2005
    ..This paper reports on the use of the Magfit (Aichi Steel, Nagoya, Japan) system in three patients with differing clinical problems...
  8. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and practice in the provision of removable partial dentures
    P F Allen
    Cork University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Br Dent J 204:E2. 2008
    ..To identify the factors shaping the pattern of removable partial denture (RPD) provision by dentists in England. Design Cross sectional survey of general dental practitioners...
  9. doi request reprint Determining the minimally important difference for the Oral Health Impact Profile-20
    P Finbarr Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Cork University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:129-34. 2009
    ..This benchmark can be used when interpreting the impact of clinical intervention for replacing missing teeth and for power calculation in statistical analyses...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gerodontology--how big is the challenge in Ireland?
    Finbarr Allen
    Cork Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork
    J Ir Dent Assoc 56:134-40. 2010
    ..Treatment concepts such as minimally invasive dentistry and the shortened dental arch concept are discussed in the context of these demographic changes and recommendations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a self-report measure for identifying type and use of removable partial dentures
    Finbarr Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Int Dent J 55:13-6. 2005
    ..To develop and validate a self-complete questionnaire suitable for use in primary dental care settings...
  12. ncbi request reprint Endodontic considerations in the elderly
    P Finbarr Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Gerodontology 21:185-94. 2004
    ..Elimination of infection can be challenging in narrow root canals, and a systematic approach for improving access into and negotiating these canals is outlined...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the provision of removable partial dentures by dentists in Ireland
    Finbarr Allen
    Cork Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork
    J Ir Dent Assoc 56:224-9. 2010
    ..The fee structures in the DTSS and DTBS are considered a barrier to quality in the provision of partial dentures...
  14. ncbi request reprint A review of the functional and psychosocial outcomes of edentulousness treated with complete replacement dentures
    Patrick Finbarr Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    J Can Dent Assoc 69:662. 2003
    ..This article reviews recent literature on the outcomes of edentulousness and complete denture therapy...
  15. pmc Assessment of oral health related quality of life
    P Finbarr Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:40. 2003
    ..This paper reviews the literature regarding the development and use of these oral health related QoL measures and includes an appraisal of future research needs in this area...
  16. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of quality of life outcomes in older adults requesting implant prostheses and complete removable dentures
    P F Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 14:173-9. 2003
    ..None of the denture-wearing subjects reported health-related quality of life that was as good as that of dentate subjects. The findings have significant implications in the assessment of outcomes in future clinical trials...
  17. ncbi request reprint Quality of materials supplied to dental laboratories for the fabrication of cobalt chromium removable partial dentures in Ireland
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 11:176-80. 2003
    ..The quality of clinical information examined was found to be less than adequate...
  18. ncbi request reprint A survey of chrome-cobalt RPD design in Ireland
    Christopher D Lynch
    Registrar in Restorative Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry, National University of Ireland, Cork
    Int J Prosthodont 16:362-4. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in indirect dentistry: 7. Communicating design features for fixed and removable prostheses
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    Dent Update 32:502-4, 506, 508-10. 2005
    ..Failure to communicate design features effectively can lead to errors in the fabrication of prostheses, or in the production of prostheses with a potential to cause damage to oral structures...
  20. ncbi request reprint Overcoming the unstable mandibular complete denture: the neutral zone impression technique
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    Dent Update 33:21-2, 24-6. 2006
    ..Its use can overcome some of the denture stability difficulties caused in some patients by a more powerful oral musculature, or in patients who have poor or altered neuromuscular control...
  21. ncbi request reprint Food selection and perceptions of chewing ability following provision of implant and conventional prostheses in complete denture wearers
    Finbarr Allen
    Senior Lecturer Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:320-6. 2002
    ..This suggests that, in the absence of tailored dietary advice, apparently successful prosthetic rehabilitation does not necessarily result in a satisfactory diet...
  22. doi request reprint A preliminary report of the cost-effectiveness of tooth replacement strategies for partially dentate elders
    Gerald McKenna
    Restorative Dentistry, Cork University Dental School and Hospital, University College Cork, Ireland Centre for Policy Studies, University College Cork, Ireland School of Medicine, University College Cork, Ireland School of Mathematical Sciences, University College Cork, Ireland School of Health Policy and Management, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Gerodontology 30:207-13. 2013
    ..74 Euros compared to 356.20 Euros for the functional group. Conclusions:  Functionally orientated treatment was more cost-effective than conventional treatment in terms of treatment effect and opportunity costs to the patients' time. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint How long should a shortened dental arch be?
    P Finbarr Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Dent Update 35:454-6, 459. 2008
    ..CLINICAL RELEVANCE: Appropriate application of the shortened dental arch concept will provide satisfactory oral function in the long term for partially dentate adults...
  24. doi request reprint A qualitative study of trends in patient preferences for the management of the partially dentate state
    Mary Cronin
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Brookfield, Cork, Ireland
    Gerodontology 26:137-42. 2009
    ..To identify factors influencing attitudes of partially dentate adults towards dental treatment in Ireland...
  25. ncbi request reprint The swing-lock denture: its use in conventional removable partial denture prosthodontics
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, National Univesity of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    Dent Update 31:506-8. 2004
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Stability of dental implants in grafted bone in the anterior maxilla: longitudinal study
    Nasser Al-Khaldi
    Cork Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 49:319-23. 2011
    ..53 (5.76) at abutment connection. ISQ values at abutment connection were similar for test and control sites. Implants placed in grafted bone compared favourably with those in non-grafted bone, and showed excellent stability...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prosthodontic care for elderly patients
    P Finbarr Allen
    University College Cork, Ireland
    Dent Update 38:460-2, 465-6, 469-70. 2011
    ..Where complete dentures are provided, these can be retained using dental implants to overcome many of the problems associated with conventional replacement dentures...
  28. ncbi request reprint Trauma to an osseointegrated anterior dental implant: a case report
    Edith M Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University College Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Dent Traumatol 22:44-7. 2006
    ..This article presents a report on the outcome of a traumatic incident to an osseointegrated single tooth implant...
  29. ncbi request reprint Case report: management of the flabby ridge: re-visiting the principles of complete denture construction
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 11:145-8. 2003
    ..This article describes one such clinical scenario, and demonstrates the use of a suitable impression technique that is based on successful manipulation of the thermoplastic nature of the impression material...
  30. ncbi request reprint The 'combination syndrome' revisited
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    Dent Update 31:410-2, 415-6, 419-20. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe treatment of two patients who exhibited clinical features of this condition, and review some of the relevant literature on this condition...
  31. ncbi request reprint A modified copy technique for obturator prostheses
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 12:166-70. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe a duplicating technique for obturator prostheses that has been adapted from conventional complete denture prosthodontics...
  32. ncbi request reprint Management of the flabby ridge in complete denture construction
    Finbarr Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Dent Update 32:524-6, 528. 2005
    ..A common finding is that of the flabby ridge, which affects retention and stability of the maxillary complete denture. This article describes some of the clinical problems, and suggests some management strategies...
  33. doi request reprint Interpreting oral health-related quality of life data
    Georgios Tsakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:193-200. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint How do age and tooth loss affect oral health impacts and quality of life? A study comparing two national samples
    James G Steele
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:107-14. 2004
    ..Age, number of teeth and cultural background are important variables influencing oral health-related quality of life...