Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pretoria
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Household smoking as a risk indicator for caries in adolescents' permanent teeth
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    J Adolesc Health 41:309-11. 2007
  2. pmc Influence of rural non-smoking adolescents' sense of coherence and exposure to household smoking on their commitment to a smoke-free lifestyle
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral and Dental Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:2427-40. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and socio-economic disparities in fissure sealant placement among adolescents in the Limpopo Province, South Africa
    O A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    SADJ 66:380-3. 2011
  4. pmc Health insurance, socio-economic position and racial disparities in preventive dental visits in South Africa
    Imade J Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Dental Management Sciences, School of Dentistry, Oral and Dental Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:178-91. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates of oral malodour in a population of patients attending a preventive clinic in Pretoria, South Africa
    O A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    SADJ 66:326, 328-31. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Principal motives for toothbrushing in a population of South African adolescents: implications for oral health promotion
    O A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria, P O Box 1266, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    SADJ 66:174-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The complexity of 'harm reduction' with smokeless tobacco as an approach to tobacco control in low-income and middle-income countries
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Tob Control 21:245-51. 2012
  8. pmc Missed opportunities for tobacco use screening and brief cessation advice in South African primary health care: a cross-sectional study
    Olufemi B Omole
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Fam Pract 11:94. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Applying toxicological risk assessment principles to constituents of smokeless tobacco products: implications for product regulation
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, PO Box 1266, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Tob Control 20:53-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with smoking cessation in South Africa
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, University of Pretoria
    S Afr Med J 100:175-9. 2010

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Household smoking as a risk indicator for caries in adolescents' permanent teeth
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    J Adolesc Health 41:309-11. 2007
    ..The results suggest that HHM smoking may be a risk indicator for caries in adolescents' permanent teeth...
  2. pmc Influence of rural non-smoking adolescents' sense of coherence and exposure to household smoking on their commitment to a smoke-free lifestyle
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral and Dental Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:2427-40. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest that interventions to prevent adolescent smoking should prioritize stress-coping skills and promote smoke-free homes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and socio-economic disparities in fissure sealant placement among adolescents in the Limpopo Province, South Africa
    O A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    SADJ 66:380-3. 2011
    ..This study investigated socio-economic factors associated with the placement of fissure sealants in a population of South African adolescents...
  4. pmc Health insurance, socio-economic position and racial disparities in preventive dental visits in South Africa
    Imade J Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Dental Management Sciences, School of Dentistry, Oral and Dental Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:178-91. 2013
    ..9-67.8) of the White/non-White gap in PDVs. Interventions directed at improving both socio-economic position and insurance coverage of non-White South Africans are likely to significantly reduce racial disparities in PDVs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates of oral malodour in a population of patients attending a preventive clinic in Pretoria, South Africa
    O A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    SADJ 66:326, 328-31. 2011
    ..This study investigates the occurrence of oral malodour in an adult dental clinic population in Pretoria, South Africa, and the clinical parameters associated with the condition...
  6. ncbi request reprint Principal motives for toothbrushing in a population of South African adolescents: implications for oral health promotion
    O A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria, P O Box 1266, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    SADJ 66:174-8. 2011
    ..Little is known of the motives for tooth-brushing among adolescents in resource-poor settings...
  7. doi request reprint The complexity of 'harm reduction' with smokeless tobacco as an approach to tobacco control in low-income and middle-income countries
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Tob Control 21:245-51. 2012
    ..To review the implications of recommending smokeless tobacco (ST) use as a harm reduction approach for low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs)...
  8. pmc Missed opportunities for tobacco use screening and brief cessation advice in South African primary health care: a cross-sectional study
    Olufemi B Omole
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Fam Pract 11:94. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which participants were screened for and advised against tobacco use during consultations...
  9. doi request reprint Applying toxicological risk assessment principles to constituents of smokeless tobacco products: implications for product regulation
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, PO Box 1266, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Tob Control 20:53-7. 2011
    ..To determine how information on chemical constituents of different smokeless tobacco products (STPs) may be used in cancer risk assessment for regulatory purposes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with smoking cessation in South Africa
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, University of Pretoria
    S Afr Med J 100:175-9. 2010
    ..To determine the factors associated with attempting to quit smoking and successfully doing so, among South Africans...
  11. doi request reprint Adolescents' sense of coherence and smoking as longitudinal predictors of self-reported gingivitis
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral and Dental Hospital, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    J Clin Periodontol 35:931-7. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the influence of sense of coherence (SOC), a personal stress-coping resource, and smoking on the self-reported gingival health of a cohort of rural black South African adolescents...
  12. doi request reprint Longitudinal association of smoking-related attitude to oral health with adolescents' smoking onset
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral and Dental Hospital, University of Pretoria, PO Box 1266, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    J Public Health Dent 69:29-33. 2009
    ..Informed by the social cognitive theory, this prospective study sought to determine the role of smoking-related attitude to oral health on smoking onset among adolescents over a 12-month interval...
  13. doi request reprint Longitudinal association of adolescents' sense of coherence with tooth-brushing using an integrated behaviour change model
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral and Dental Hospital, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:68-77. 2009
    ..To determine the association between adolescents' sense of coherence (SOC) and their tooth-brushing behaviour...
  14. ncbi request reprint SEM-EDX study of prepared human dentine surfaces exposed to gingival retraction fluids
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Room 6 43 2, Oral and Dental Hospital, University of Pretoria, P O Box 1266, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    J Dent 33:731-9. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Traditional healers' perceptions of smokeless tobacco use and health in the Limpopo Province of South Africa
    Olalekan Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Subst Use Misuse 41:211-22. 2006
    ..This study has identified opportunities for enlisting THs' collaboration in future community-based tobacco dependence interventions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic inequities in dental caries experience of 12-year-old South Africans: policy implications for prevention
    O A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, Oral and Dental Hospital, University of Pretoria, P O Box 1266, Pretoria 0001 South Africa
    SADJ 62:6, 8-11. 2007
    ..To examine the socioeconomic inequities in dental caries experience of 12-year-olds, in order to inform policy actions for caries prevention in South Africa...
  17. doi request reprint Association of snuff use with chronic bronchitis among South African women: implications for tobacco harm reduction
    O A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral and Dental Hospital, University of Pretoria, P O Box 1266, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Tob Control 17:99-104. 2008
    ..Nasal use of snuff is the predominant form of tobacco use among black South African women. This study examines the association between snuff use and chronic bronchitis (CB) among black South African women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of tooth loss with hypertension
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria
    S Afr Med J 98:381-5. 2008
    ..Hypertension may result from changes in dietary quality and nutrient intake. We therefore sought to determine the epidemiological association between tooth loss and hypertension in South African adults...
  19. pmc Nicotine delivery capabilities of smokeless tobacco products and implications for control of tobacco dependence in South Africa
    O A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Tob Control 13:186-9. 2004
    ..The study sought to determine the nicotine delivery capability of popular industrialised and traditional SLT brands in South Africa, and to provide information for policy action by regulatory authorities...
  20. ncbi request reprint WHO framework convention on tobacco control and its relevance to the dental professions in South Africa
    O A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria
    SADJ 60:202-4. 2005
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  21. pmc Socio-environmental factors associated with self-rated oral health in South Africa: a multilevel effects model
    Bukola G Olutola
    School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:3465-83. 2012
    ..This study examined the influence of the social context in which people live on self-ratings of their oral health...
  22. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic correlates of early childhood caries prevalence and severity in a developing country--South Africa
    Thomas C Postma
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
    Int Dent J 58:91-7. 2008
    ..To describe Early Childhood Caries (ECC) severity in South Africa and examine the association between ECC and socio-demographic factors, area-based measures of sugar consumption and water fluoride levels...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dual use of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco among South African adolescents
    Masego Rantao
    School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Am J Health Behav 36:124-33. 2012
    ..To determine factors associated with dual use of tobacco products in a population of black South African adolescents...
  24. doi request reprint Water pipe and smokeless tobacco use among medical students in South Africa
    Flavia Senkubuge
    Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:755-60. 2012
    ..This study sought to determine the sociodemographic and behavioral factors associated with water pipe and smokeless tobacco (SLT) use among a population of medical students in the Pretoria area, South Africa...
  25. ncbi request reprint Empirical support for a fissure sealant placement timeframe protocol for black South Africans
    T C Postma
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria, P O Box 1266, Pretoria, 0001
    SADJ 63:344-6. 2008
    ..This study, therefore, sought to provide empirical support for a public health fissure sealant placement timeframe protocol...
  26. ncbi request reprint Early-phase dental students' motivations and expectations concerning the study and profession of dentistry
    R Lalloo
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus, South Africa
    SADJ 63:216-20. 2008
    ..This study further highlights the need for government financial assistance for students from under-represented groups...
  27. doi request reprint Tobacco use patterns in tuberculosis patients with high rates of human immunodeficiency virus co-infection in South Africa
    Goedele M C Louwagie
    School of Health Systems and Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X 323, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 13:1031. 2013
    ..Socio-economic and demographic factors associated with smoking were also determined...
  28. ncbi request reprint Fluoride concentration of bottled drinking waters
    O A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, University of Pretoria, PO Box 1266, Pretoria
    SADJ 56:273-6. 2001
    ..When prescribing fluoride supplements, dentists should be aware of the fluoride content of bottled waters used by child patients, especially brands with a concentration higher than 0.3 ppm...