Anna Lena Ostberg

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Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patients' choice of payment system in the Swedish Public Dental Service--views on dental care and oral health
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Dept of Behavioural and Community Dentistry, Institute of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 37:131-42. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Oral health locus of control in a Swedish adolescent population
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Department of Behavioral and Community Dentistry, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 71:249-55. 2013
  3. pmc Oral health and obesity indicators
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Dept of Behavioral and Community Dentistry, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Oral Health 12:50. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' perceptions of oral health and influencing factors: a qualitative study
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Public Dental Services and Skaraborg Institute, Skovde, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 60:167-73. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological dental indices and self-perceived oral health in adolescents: ecological aspects
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Public Dental Services, Skovde, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:19-24. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-perceived oral health in adolescents associated with family characteristics and parental employment status
    A L Ostberg
    Public Dental Services, Skovde, Sweden
    Community Dent Health 20:159-64. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Group treatment of obesity in primary care practice: a qualitative study of patients' perspectives
    A L Ostberg
    Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 39:98-105. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic and lifestyle factors in relation to priority of dental care in a Swedish adolescent population
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 34:87-94. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Tooth loss and obesity in a defined Swedish population
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Social and Life Sciences, Department of Health and Environmental Sciences, Oral Health, Karlstad, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 37:427-33. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Periodontal health status in Swedish adolescents: an epidemiological, cross-sectional study
    Jessica S Ericsson
    Department of Periodontology, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 33:131-9. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Patients' choice of payment system in the Swedish Public Dental Service--views on dental care and oral health
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Dept of Behavioural and Community Dentistry, Institute of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 37:131-42. 2013
    ..A health promotion perspective should be applied, empowering the patients to develop their risk awareness and their own resources...
  2. doi request reprint Oral health locus of control in a Swedish adolescent population
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Department of Behavioral and Community Dentistry, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 71:249-55. 2013
    ..The aim was to test and evaluate the psychometric properties of the Oral Health Locus of Control (OHLoC) instrument and its relation to dental anxiety, self-efficacy and self-perceived oral health among Swedish adolescents...
  3. pmc Oral health and obesity indicators
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Dept of Behavioral and Community Dentistry, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Oral Health 12:50. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' perceptions of oral health and influencing factors: a qualitative study
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Public Dental Services and Skaraborg Institute, Skovde, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 60:167-73. 2002
    ..There is a need to find strategies to convey such knowledge to the intermediaries: dental personnel and parents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological dental indices and self-perceived oral health in adolescents: ecological aspects
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Public Dental Services, Skovde, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:19-24. 2003
    ..Surveillance of oral health in young people should include information on self-perceived oral health...
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-perceived oral health in adolescents associated with family characteristics and parental employment status
    A L Ostberg
    Public Dental Services, Skovde, Sweden
    Community Dent Health 20:159-64. 2003
    ..To investigate self-perceived oral health and its associations with family characteristics and parental employment status in an adolescent population from a gender perspective...
  7. doi request reprint Group treatment of obesity in primary care practice: a qualitative study of patients' perspectives
    A L Ostberg
    Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 39:98-105. 2011
    ..To explore patients' experiences of very low calorie diet (VLCD) and subsequent corset treatment of obesity in a primary care setting, and to explore their perceptions of factors influencing weight control...
  8. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic and lifestyle factors in relation to priority of dental care in a Swedish adolescent population
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 34:87-94. 2010
    ..There is also a need for dental personnel to recognize differences with regard to oral health-related attitudes and behaviours between males and females...
  9. doi request reprint Tooth loss and obesity in a defined Swedish population
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Social and Life Sciences, Department of Health and Environmental Sciences, Oral Health, Karlstad, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 37:427-33. 2009
    ..To explore the association between tooth loss and obesity in an adult Swedish population, and to investigate the influence of socioeconomy, life-style, and co-morbidity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Periodontal health status in Swedish adolescents: an epidemiological, cross-sectional study
    Jessica S Ericsson
    Department of Periodontology, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 33:131-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the survey revealed higher prevalence of plaque and gingivitis among male than female adolescents, but no differences between socioeconomic groups...
  11. doi request reprint Oral impacts on daily performances: associations with self-reported general health and medication
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 67:370-6. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the impact of general diseases and medication on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in a Swedish adult population using the Swedish version of Oral Impacts on Daily Performances (OIDP)...
  12. doi request reprint Oral health-related perceptions, attitudes, and behavior in relation to oral hygiene conditions in an adolescent population
    Jessica S Ericsson
    Department of Periodontology, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Oral Sci 120:335-41. 2012
    ..In conclusion, adolescents with high scores of plaque and gingivitis had less positive perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors towards oral health than those with more favorable oral hygiene conditions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the oral Iimpacts on daily performances (OIDP) in Swedish
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Faculty of Social and Life Sciences, Dept of Health and Environmental Sciences, Oral Health, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 32:187-95. 2008
    ..The aim was to assess the validity and reliability of a Swedish version of the Oral impacts on Daily Performance (OIDP) index measuring oral health-related quality of life...
  14. ncbi request reprint A gender perspective of self-perceived oral health in adolescents: associations with attitudes and behaviours
    A L Ostberg
    Public Dental Services and Skaraborg Institute, , Sweden
    Community Dent Health 18:110-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: It is concluded that the strong associations between attitudes and self-perceived oral health should be recognised in strategies for oral health promotion and that gender differences must be considered...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' views of oral health education. A qualitative study
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Division for Health and Caring Sciences, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:300-7. 2005
    ..Thus, oral health education among adolescents is more likely to be successful when credibility and confidence are perceived...
  16. doi request reprint The psycho-social dimension of pain and health-related quality of life in the oldest old
    Anna Willman
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Social and Life Sciences, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 27:534-40. 2013
    ..Research with focus on prolonged extensive pain in the most elderly and how pain may interfere with their life situation is scarce...
  17. doi request reprint Oral health-related quality of life in older Swedish people with pain problems
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Department of Health and Environmental Sciences, Oral Health, Faculty of Social and Life Sciences, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 25:510-6. 2011
    ..The aim of the present paper was to explore the oral health-related quality of life in old Swedish people with pain problems, with special reference to demography, socio-economic factors, health, and general health-related quality of life...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in knowledge, attitude, behavior and perceived oral health among adolescents
    A L Ostberg
    Public Dental Services and Skaraborg Institute, Skovde, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 57:231-6. 1999
    ..Gender differences existed in most issues. Girls scored more favorably on behavioral measures, showed more interest in oral health, and perceived their own oral health to be good to a higher degree than did boys...
  19. ncbi request reprint Measuring oral health from a public health perspective
    Gunvi Johansson
    School of Social and Health Sciences, Halmstad University, Halmstad, Swede
    Swed Dent J 32:125-37. 2008
    ..There is a need to develop measures that more obviously capture the positive aspects of health and health as a process, as well as the personal perspective of oral health...