Affiliation: University of Dundee
- A phase II clinical trial of a dental health education program delivered by aboriginal health workers to prevent early childhood cariesFiona Blinkhorn
School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Ourimbah, New South Wales 2258, Australia
BMC Public Health 12:681. 2012..The control of dental caries has been identified as a key indictor in the reduction of Indigenous disadvantage. Thus, there is a need for new approaches to prevent ECC, which reflect the cultural norms of Aboriginal communities...
- UK population norms for the modified dental anxiety scale with percentile calculator: adult dental health survey 2009 resultsGerry Humphris
DHSRU, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
BMC Oral Health 13:29. 2013..A recent UK population survey of oral health included questions to assess dental anxiety to provide mean and prevalence estimates of this important psychological construct...
- Dental therapists/hygienists working in remote-rural primary care: a structured review of effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, acceptability and affordabilityRuth Freeman
University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Int Dent J 63:103-12. 2013..To examine the use of dental therapist/hygienists to provide primary dental treatment in remote-rural areas with regard to their effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, acceptability and costs (affordability)...
- Remembering and repeating childhood dental treatment experiences: parents, their children, and barriers to dental carePatricia Anne Smith
Oral Health and Health Research Programme, Dental Health Services and Research Unit, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Int J Paediatr Dent 20:50-8. 2010..Despite improvements over the past two decades, caries and its treatment remain a problem for Scottish children...
- Decayed and missing teeth and oral-health-related factors: predicting depression in homeless peopleEmma Coles
Dental Health Services and Research Unit, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
J Psychosom Res 71:108-12. 2011..The objective of the study was to determine the effect of dental health status, dental anxiety and oral-health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) upon homeless people's experience of depression...
- A systematic review and meta-analysis of face-to-face communication of tailored health messages: implications for practiceKristina L Wanyonyi
Oral Health and Health Research Programme, University of Dundee, UK
Patient Educ Couns 85:348-55. 2011..To conduct a systematic review of the effect of face-to-face delivered tailored health messages on patient behavior and applications for practice...
- Some psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale with cross validationSiyang Yuan
Dental Health Research Unit, Mackenzie Building, Ninewells Hospital, University of Dundee, UK
Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:22. 2008..To assess the factorial structure and construct validity for the Chinese version of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS)...
- Obesity and dental caries in children: a systematic review and meta-analysisCeara Hayden
School of Medicine, University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 41:289-308. 2013..The aim of this review and meta-analysis was to provide evidence to quantify the relationship between obesity and dental caries in children using a systematic approach...
- Assessing patients' health behaviours. Essential steps for motivating patients to adopt and maintain behaviours conducive to oral healthRuth Freeman
Oral Health and Health Research Programme, Dental Health Services Research Unit, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Monogr Oral Sci 21:113-27. 2009....
- Measuring children's dental anxietyGerry M Humphris
Medical School, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK
Evid Based Dent 13:102-3. 2012..Medline and the Social Science Index Citation databases were searched...
- A fearful child attends: a psychoanalytic explanation of children's responses to dental treatmentRuth Freeman
Dental Health Services Research Unit, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Int J Paediatr Dent 17:407-18. 2007..The question remains: why do children react so differently to dental treatment?..