dental health education

Summary

Summary: Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Implementing an infant oral care program
    Francisco Ramos-Gomez
    Department of Growth and Development, University of California School of Dentistry, San Francisco 94143 0753, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 30:752-61. 2002
  2. ncbi Effectiveness of an oral health education and caries prevention program in kindergartens in China
    Wen Sheng Rong
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, School of Stomatology, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:412-6. 2003
  3. ncbi Oral health promotion in children and adolescents
    Rebecca Slayton
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 26:30-5. 2005
  4. ncbi Oral-health workshop targeted at 0-5-yr. old deprived children's parents and caregivers: effect on knowledge and practices
    S Martignon
    Research Unit UNICA B, Dental Faculty, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 31:104-8. 2006
  5. ncbi Motivating mothers to prevent caries: confirming the beneficial effect of counseling
    Philip Weinstein
    Dental Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, School of Dentistry, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:789-93. 2006
  6. ncbi Is dental health education effective? A systematic review of current evidence
    E J Kay
    Department of Oral Health and Development, Tumer Dental School University of Manchester, England
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:231-5. 1996
  7. ncbi Effect of motivational interviewing on rates of early childhood caries: a randomized trial
    Rosamund Harrison
    University of British Columbia, Oral Health Sciences, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Pediatr Dent 29:16-22. 2007
  8. ncbi A cluster randomized controlled trial of a dental health education program for 10-year-old children
    H V Worthington
    Department of Oral Health and Development, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, England
    J Public Health Dent 61:22-7. 2001
  9. ncbi Motivating parents to prevent caries in their young children: one-year findings
    Philip Weinstein
    Behavioral Dental Research Program, University of Washington, Health Sciences Center, Seattle 98195 7475, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:731-8. 2004
  10. doi Effect of a single dental health education on the management of permanent avulsed teeth by different groups of professionals
    Maria de Lourdes Vieira Frujeri
    Department of Dentistry, School of Health Sciences, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Dent Traumatol 25:262-71. 2009

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  1. ncbi Implementing an infant oral care program
    Francisco Ramos-Gomez
    Department of Growth and Development, University of California School of Dentistry, San Francisco 94143 0753, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 30:752-61. 2002
    ..Facilitating access to early and regular dental care is a crucial part of any effective intervention strategy, and intervention techniques should be tailored to the community being served...
  2. ncbi Effectiveness of an oral health education and caries prevention program in kindergartens in China
    Wen Sheng Rong
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, School of Stomatology, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:412-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of a 2-year oral health education and caries prevention program implemented in kindergartens in China...
  3. ncbi Oral health promotion in children and adolescents
    Rebecca Slayton
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 26:30-5. 2005
    ..This article discusses the consequences of oral diseases in school-aged children, the factors that contribute to an individual's risk for dental caries, and the most effective therapies to prevent caries in this age group...
  4. ncbi Oral-health workshop targeted at 0-5-yr. old deprived children's parents and caregivers: effect on knowledge and practices
    S Martignon
    Research Unit UNICA B, Dental Faculty, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 31:104-8. 2006
    ..05). The questionnaire showed improvement in the TG parents/caregivers' knowledge after 1- 6-months regarding white-spot lesion visual recognition; with respect to the practices, these improved after 1-6 but decreased after 6-months...
  5. ncbi Motivating mothers to prevent caries: confirming the beneficial effect of counseling
    Philip Weinstein
    Dental Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, School of Dentistry, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:789-93. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of a motivational interviewing (MI) counseling visit with traditional health education for mothers of young children at high risk of developing dental caries...
  6. ncbi Is dental health education effective? A systematic review of current evidence
    E J Kay
    Department of Oral Health and Development, Tumer Dental School University of Manchester, England
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:231-5. 1996
    ..This study examined papers relating to dental health education interventions, which were published between 1982 and 1994 (n = 143)...
  7. ncbi Effect of motivational interviewing on rates of early childhood caries: a randomized trial
    Rosamund Harrison
    University of British Columbia, Oral Health Sciences, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Pediatr Dent 29:16-22. 2007
    ..The purposes of this randomized controlled trial were to: (1) test motivational interviewing (MI) to prevent early childhood caries; and (2) use Poisson regression for data analysis...
  8. ncbi A cluster randomized controlled trial of a dental health education program for 10-year-old children
    H V Worthington
    Department of Oral Health and Development, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, England
    J Public Health Dent 61:22-7. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: Using a cluster randomized trial, this study tested the effectiveness of a dental health education program designed to improve the oral hygiene and dental knowledge of 10-year-old children...
  9. ncbi Motivating parents to prevent caries in their young children: one-year findings
    Philip Weinstein
    Behavioral Dental Research Program, University of Washington, Health Sciences Center, Seattle 98195 7475, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:731-8. 2004
    ..The authors conducted a study to compare the effect of a motivational interviewing counseling treatment with that of traditional health education on parents of young children at high risk of developing dental caries...
  10. doi Effect of a single dental health education on the management of permanent avulsed teeth by different groups of professionals
    Maria de Lourdes Vieira Frujeri
    Department of Dentistry, School of Health Sciences, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Dent Traumatol 25:262-71. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the influence of education on different groups of professionals, addressing the knowledge and prevention and emergency management of the avulsed tooth...
  11. ncbi Effectiveness of 2-year application of school-based chlorhexidine varnish, sodium fluoride gel, and dental health education programs in high-risk adolescents
    Nazan Kocatas Ersin
    Department of Pedodontics, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    Quintessence Int 39:e45-51. 2008
    To compare the caries preventive effects of 2-year application of school-based chlorhexidine varnish, sodium fluoride gel, and dental health education programs among a high-risk group of 11- to 13-year-olds with low caries activity.
  12. ncbi Prevention of early childhood caries--results of a fluoride toothpaste demonstration trial on Chinese preschool children after three years
    E Schwarz
    International Association for Dental Research, Alexandria, VA 22314 3406, USA
    J Public Health Dent 58:12-8. 1998
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  13. ncbi Has small-scale audio-visual dental health education a viable future?
    R S Hirsch
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 5:160-3. 1977
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  14. ncbi Evaluation of a dental health education program for midwives
    Zeliha Asli Ocek
    Ege University, Ilaç Gelistirme Farmakokinetik Uygulama ve Arastirma Merkezi 35100 Bornova Izmir, Turkey
    J Public Health Dent 63:255-7. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of a dental health program for the midwives in primary health care services in Izmir, Turkey...
  15. ncbi Self-reported knowledge and behaviors related to oral and dental health in Turkish children
    Emine Efe
    Child Health Nursing Department, Akdeniz University, School of Health, Antalya, Turkey
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 30:133-46. 2007
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  16. ncbi Oral hygiene habits and oral health awareness among urban Saudi Arabians
    Meshari Al-Otaibi
    Department of Cariology and Endodontology, Institute of Odontology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 2:389-96. 2004
    ..To analyze prevailing oral hygiene practices and oral health awareness among urban Saudi Arabians in relation to age, gender and educational level...
  17. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of an oral health program for preschool children in a low socio-economic, multicultural area in Sweden: results after one year
    Inger Wennhall
    Public Dental Service, Region Skåne, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:163-7. 2005
    ..5 (95% CI 1.8-3.4) and the number needed to treat (NNT) 4.6. In conclusion, this study demonstrated that the oral health program significantly affected the prevalence of caries and various risk factors for caries development...
  18. ncbi The process and outcome of a programme for preventing early childhood caries in Thailand
    Thongchai Vachirarojpisan
    Department of Oral Health Promotion, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    Community Dent Health 22:253-9. 2005
    To evaluate the process and outcomes of a participatory dental health education (DHE) programme for preventing early childhood caries (ECC).
  19. ncbi Oral health knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of adults in China
    Ling Zhu
    World Health Organisation, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Oral Health Programme, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 55:231-41. 2005
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  20. ncbi Knowledge and behaviour related to oral health among secondary school students in Khartoum Province, Sudan
    Ismail A Darout
    Laboratory of Oral Microbiology, Armauer Hansens Hus, Bergen, Norway
    Int Dent J 55:224-30. 2005
    ..This study explores secondary school students in the Khartoum Province, Sudan, with respect to frequency and quality of use and the socio-demographic distribution of oral health knowledge and behaviour...
  21. ncbi [Social and cultural determinants of dental health practices in Morocco: results of a qualitative study]
    Souad Msefer
    Souad Msefer 5390, avenue Decelles, Appartement 2, Montréal H3T 1V9 Québec Canada
    Sante 14:231-7. 2004
    ..Thus to inculcate healthy lifestyle habits, an ecological approach that takes into consideration the social, cultural, and economic environment is most likely to induce the emergence of favourable social conditions...
  22. ncbi The effects of a supervised toothbrushing programme on the caries increment of primary school children, initially aged 5-6 years
    R J Jackson
    North West London Community Dental Service, Oral Health Research Centre, London, UK
    Caries Res 39:108-15. 2005
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  23. ncbi The effect of five years' implementation of caries-preventive methods in Swedish high-risk adolescents
    C Källestål
    National Institute of Public Health, SE 103 52 Stockholm, Sweden
    Caries Res 39:20-6. 2005
    ..To study the effectiveness of four different preventive programmes within a group of adolescents at high risk of caries...
  24. ncbi The effect of different dental health programmes on young adult individuals. A longitudinal evaluation of knowledge and behaviour including cost aspects
    Anders Hugoson
    Department of Periodontology, Institute for Postgraduate Dental Education, Jonkoping, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 27:115-30. 2003
    ..Moreover, it was found that the scope of the prophylactic programme measured in time and cost had little effect on the long-term result...
  25. ncbi [Prevention on track? Reinforcement requested]
    C van Loveren
    Afdeling Cariologie Endodontologie Pedodontologie, Academisch Centrum voor Tandheelkunde Amsterdam ACTA
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 110:493-9. 2003
    ..The future of dental health education by child care organisations or school medical services is uncertain...
  26. ncbi Oral health care knowledge and practices of a group of deaf adolescents in Lagos, Nigeria
    Folakemi A Oredugba
    Department of Child Dental Health, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    J Public Health Dent 64:118-20. 2004
    ..This study sought to determine the oral health care knowledge and practices of a group of deaf adolescents in Lagos...
  27. ncbi The hygienist's role in improving children's oral health throughout their development
    Nancy A St Onge
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 23:10-6. 2002
    ..Particular attention will be given to identifying proven approaches to motivating children and their parents to respond positively to oral health advice and hygiene instruction...
  28. ncbi ADA, FDA reach out to those in need
    Nicole Carlson Easley
    Todays FDA 14:24-5. 2002
  29. ncbi An infant oral health programme in Goiânia-GO, Brazil: results after 3 years of establishment
    Marina Batista Borges Pereira
    School of Dentistry, Federal University of Goias
    Braz Oral Res 18:12-7. 2004
    ..Further investigations should evaluate the cost-benefit, as well as the effectiveness of the procedures used in the programme...
  30. ncbi Oral health knowledge, attitudes and behaviour among nursing staff in Lesotho
    E I Walid
    Department of Community Oral Health Faculty of Dentistry, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag Xl Tygerberg 7505
    SADJ 59:288, 290, 292. 2004
    ..It is recommended that oral health be given greater attention in the nursing curriculum, with more clinical hands-on training in oral examination and diagnosis of oral diseases...
  31. ncbi Oral health profile of education and health professionals attending handicapped children
    Luciana Pomarico
    Center for Studies in Public Health Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
    Pesqui Odontol Bras 17:11-6. 2003
    ..5% of the attendants (chi-square, p = 0.006). In view of these results, it was concluded that attitudes toward oral health were not always coherent with the knowledge that these professionals express...
  32. ncbi Research defines public dental health promotion in youth
    C van der Poel
    Flevoland Public Health Service GGD, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Int J Dent Hyg 4:24-9. 2006
    ..This combined approach has proven to be effective on a large majority of the children. To ensure uniform dental health promotion, information protocols are used in these promotion activities within Flevoland...
  33. ncbi The efficacy of a school-based caries preventive program: a 4-year study
    S H Al-Jundi
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Int J Dent Hyg 4:30-4. 2006
    ..This study proves that supervised daily tooth brushing using fluoridated toothpaste is successful in controlling dental caries in children...
  34. ncbi Influence of mothers' oral health knowledge and attitudes on their children's dental health
    Z Saied-Moallemi
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 9:79-83. 2008
    ..This was to evaluate the influence of mothers' oral health-related knowledge and attitudes on the tooth-brushing behaviour and dental health of their children and to compare the effect of these maternal aspects on child's oral health...
  35. ncbi Parents' views on factors influencing the dental health of Trinidadian pre-school children
    R S Naidu
    School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
    Community Dent Health 25:44-9. 2008
    ..To describe parents' views on the dental health of pre-school children in Trinidad...
  36. ncbi Caries risk assessment practices among Texas pediatric dentists
    Rachel Trueblood
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Baylor College of Dentistry, Health Science Center, Texas A and M University, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Dent 30:49-53. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine current caries risk assessment (CRA) practices of Texas pediatric dentists...
  37. doi Parental knowledge, beliefs and behaviours for oral health of toddlers residing in rural Victoria
    M G Gussy
    School of Dental Science, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria
    Aust Dent J 53:52-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the oral health-related knowledge, attitudes and reported behaviours of parents of children aged 12-24 months living in rural areas of Victoria, Australia...
  38. doi Outcome of an oral health outreach programme for preschool children in a low socioeconomic multicultural area
    Inger Wennhall
    Public Dental Service, Region Skåne, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:84-90. 2008
    ..Despite a significant reduction in the prevalence of dental caries, childhood tooth decay is still a public health problem in both developed and developing countries...
  39. ncbi Getting students excited about dental health
    Scott Navarro
    School Nurse News 25:9-10. 2008
  40. ncbi Oral health of adolescents--it's more than dental caries
    Melanie S Percy
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 33:26-31. 2008
    ..They can screen adolescents for oral health problems and teach them practices that may prevent health problems with lifetime consequences. Capitalizing on this opportunity to educate adolescents can be critical to their long-term health...
  41. ncbi A randomised control trial of oral health education provided by a health visitor to parents of pre-school children
    J G Whittle
    East Lancashire Public Health Network
    Community Dent Health 25:28-32. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of oral health education carried out by a specially trained health visitor on the dental health of young children...
  42. ncbi Changing use and knowledge of fluoride toothpaste by schoolchildren, parents and schoolteachers in Beijing, China
    Min Liu
    Peking University, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Department of Preventive Dentistry, Beijing, China
    Int Dent J 57:187-94. 2007
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  43. ncbi Challenges associated with the evaluation of a dental health promotion programme in a deprived urban area
    G M Davies
    Manchester Primary Care Trust, Manchester UK
    Community Dent Health 24:117-21. 2007
    ..It exemplifies the problems of undertaking population based interventions in deprived communities...
  44. ncbi Evaluation of oral health knowledge and oral health status in mothers and their children with cleft lip and palate
    Aline Rogéria Freire de Castilho
    Specialization Course in Pediatric Dentistry, Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of Sao Paulo, Rua Silvio Marchione 3 20, 17043 900 Bauru, SP, Brazil
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:726-30. 2006
    ..To assess the oral health knowledge of mothers of children with cleft lip and/or palate, analyzing the practical application of this information on the basis of the oral hygiene of the children and caries prevalence of mothers and children...
  45. ncbi [Prevention of dental caries]
    Federica Meneghel
    Ospedale dei Bambini V Buzzi, U O di Neonatologia e Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda ICP, Milano
    Pediatr Med Chir 27:48-52. 2005
    ..More time should be spent giving the right informations to the population regarding dietary habits and programs of nutritional education, oral hygiene routines and fluoride exposure...
  46. ncbi When should children have their first dental visit?
    Martin E Donaldson
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health, University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry, USA
    J Tenn Dent Assoc 86:32-5. 2006
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  47. ncbi Early childhood caries (ECC): a preventive-conservative treatment mode during a 12-month period
    Benjamin Peretz
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldscleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 30:191-4. 2006
    ..To evaluate a preventive treatment mode for early childhood caries (ECC)...
  48. ncbi Attitudes of Chinese parents toward the oral health of their children with caries: a qualitative study
    Diane Wong
    Brooklyn Chinese Family Health Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Pediatr Dent 27:505-12. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate Chinese parents' beliefs and perspectives regarding extensive caries (EC), oral care habits, and dental treatment. An overview of qualitative research methods is provided...
  49. ncbi [The importance of health education in prevention of oral health in children]
    Marija Igić
    Klinika za stomatologiju Preventivna i decja stomatologija, Medicinski fakultet Nis
    Med Pregl 61:65-70. 2008
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  50. ncbi Caries-risk factors for Hispanic children affected by early childhood caries
    Noelle L Huntington
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Mass, USA
    Pediatr Dent 24:536-42. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine factors associated with early childhood caries (ECC) and to develop a profile of risk factors for Hispanic families affected by this condition...
  51. ncbi A controlled study of oral self-care and self-perceived oral health in type 2 diabetic patients
    G E Sandberg
    , Health and Caring Sciences, Falun, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 59:28-33. 2001
    ..Our principal conclusion is that efforts should be made to give information about diabetes as a risk factor for oral health from dental services to diabetic patients and diabetes staff...
  52. ncbi Caries prevalence and some caries related factors for 12 year-old children from Vientiane and Luang Prabang provinces in Lao People's Democratic Republic
    G L Tayanin
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Odontology, University of Malmo, SE 205 06 Malmo, Sweden
    Odontostomatol Trop 25:19-26. 2002
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  53. ncbi Feeding and oral hygiene habits of preschool children in Hong Kong and their caregivers' dental knowledge and attitudes
    S C L Chan
    Tang Shiu Kin Dental Therapist Training School, MacLehose Dental Centre, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Int J Paediatr Dent 12:322-31. 2002
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  54. ncbi 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...
  55. ncbi Assessment of quality of public oral health care on the basis of patient records
    M Vehkalahti
    Department of Cariology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 20:102-5. 1992
    ..Periodontal treatment was insufficient and did not correlate with recorded clinical findings. The results indicate that the concept of prevention and its selective use had not been fully adopted as routine...
  56. ncbi Oral health behaviour of schoolchildren and parents in Jordan
    L D Rajab
    University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Int J Paediatr Dent 12:168-76. 2002
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  57. ncbi The first dental visit
    Jane A Soxman
    Gen Dent 50:148-55. 2002
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  58. ncbi Promoting changes in clinical practice. Treatment time and outcome studies in a Danish public child dental health clinic
    A Thylstrup
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:126-34. 1997
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  59. ncbi Development of oral hygiene self-efficacy and outcome expectancy questionnaires
    J E Stewart
    VA Outpatient Clinic, Los Angeles, California 90012-3328, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:337-42. 1997
    ..All scales demonstrated good internal consistency and test-retest stability. Correlations with extra test measures provided preliminary evidence for the validity of the instruments...
  60. ncbi Outcomes assessment an intervention strategy to improve parental compliance to follow-up evaluations after treatment of early childhood caries using general anesthesia in a Medicaid population
    R E Primosch
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Florida, P O Box 100426, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0426, USA
    ASDC J Dent Child 68:102-8, 80. 2001
    ..Further investigation is required to identify an intervention strategy that improves follow-up compliance and reduces the costly ravages of dental neglect in young children from low-income families...
  61. ncbi Dental knowledge, attitudes towards oral health care and utilization of dental services among male industrial workers with or without an employer-provided dental benefit scheme
    J Ahlberg
    Department of Dental Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:380-4. 1996
    ..Our results demonstrate a positive impact of subsidization on the utilization of dental services...
  62. ncbi Control of occlusal caries in the first permanent molars by oral hygiene
    P Arrow
    Dental Services, Health Department of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:278-83. 1997
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  63. ncbi Reasons for the caries decline in Slovenia
    V Vrbic
    Division of Dental Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:126-32. 2000
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  64. ncbi Effect evaluation of an oral health education programme in primary schools in Tanzania
    W H van Palenstein Helderman
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Dentistry, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:296-300. 1997
    ..4 and 3 years later 0.9 in both the participating and control schools. In conclusion, the present study shows that the implemented school-based OHE programme did not result in significant reductions of the clinical parameters measured...
  65. ncbi Dental caries prevalence in relation to socioeconomic status of nursery school children in Goiânia-GO, Brazil
    M do C Freire
    , Faculdade de Odontologia, Brazil
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:357-61. 1996
    ..It was concluded that oral health programmes for pre-school children emphasizing preventive measures and dental health education should be developed mainly in areas of social deprivation.
  66. ncbi Supply of dental health information by 182 Dutch organizations working in the field of dentistry
    C B van Riel
    Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 16:36-7. 1988
    Little is known about the exchange of Dental Health Information (DHI), as part of the dental health education process, between the Dutch public, organizations active in or related to dentistry and Dutch dental professionals...
  67. ncbi Longitudinal study of dental health behaviors and other caries predictors in early childhood
    J Grytten
    Institute of Community Dentistry, University of Oslo, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 16:356-9. 1988
    ..The most unfavorable and inconsistent behavior was related to sugar consumption. Dental health education could be most usefully applied to this area, where the greatest potential for improvement in behavior ..
  68. ncbi Dental hygienists' influence on the patients' knowledge, motivation, self-care, and perception of change
    D G Uitenbroek
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:87-90. 1989
    The purpose of this study was to assess the success of the dental hygienist in the dental health education of dental patients in general dental practice. Special emphasis was laid on health education in the field of periodontics...
  69. ncbi Dental caries among urban schoolchildren in Madagascar
    P E Petersen
    Institute for Community Dentistry and Graduate Studies, Royal Dental College, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 16:163-6. 1988
    ..The establishment of a child dental service system is a matter of urgency. Dental health education and primary health care should be organized.
  70. ncbi Immediate and delayed effects of a dental health education film on periodontal knowledge, attitudes, and reported behavior of Dutch adolescents
    G ter Horst
    Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:183-6. 1989
    ..The conclusion must be that knowledge of dental health issues can be improved by relatively simple means, but to change attitudes and behavioral dental practices more is needed than a 20-min film...
  71. ncbi Suitability of Krathwohl's affective taxonomy for evaluating patient attitudes to dental care
    A M Syrjälä
    Department of Periodontology, University of Oulu, Finland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:299-303. 1990
    The aims were to develop a questionnaire for dental health education based on Krathwohl's taxonomy, which measures the affective domain, and to examine correlations between the attitude determined by this questionnaire and sex, age, ..
  72. ncbi Dental knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of Indochinese and Australian-born adolescents
    C S Durward
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:14-8. 1989
    ..A greater understanding of cultural variations between ethnic groups and targeted dental health education programs would appear to be beneficial strategies for improving oral health of high risk adolescents.
  73. ncbi Second assessment of London children involved in a scheme of dental health education in infancy
    R D Holt
    Department of Children's Dentistry, Eastman Dental Hospital, London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:180-2. 1989
    In the mid-1970's, a scheme was set up providing dental health education at home visits to mothers with young children...
  74. ncbi Recent changes in health related dental behaviors in Norway
    A J Søgaard
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 19:241-5. 1991
    ..Lower importance attached to dental health education, at all levels, combined with difficult economic times since 1987, might account for the decrease in ..
  75. ncbi Enamel opacities in children whose mothers took part in a dental health education scheme
    R D Holt
    Department of Children's Dentistry, Eastman Dental Hospital, London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:74-6. 1990
    ..In a large experiment in dental health education, fluoride supplements were given regularly to many of the children in two out of three experimental ..
  76. ncbi Oral health status and oral health behaviors in Chinese Children
    M C Wong
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Prince Philip Dental Hospital
    J Dent Res 80:1459-65. 2001
    ..Knowledge about gum bleeding and the use of fluoride was low. More oral health education activities should be organized, especially for the rural children...
  77. ncbi Caries prevalence of 11.5 year-olds between 1989 and 2001 in a province of North-Eastern Greece
    A Demertzi
    Public Health Center Chrysoupoli, Kavala
    Community Dent Health 23:140-6. 2006
    ..5 year old children over a 13 year period (1989-2001) and to evaluate the maximum effect of the applied preventive programme (sealants to 1st molars and 6-year health education) on DMFT values during the last five years...
  78. doi How clean is the toothbrush that cleans your tooth?
    A V Ankola
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, KLEVK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum, India
    Int J Dent Hyg 7:237-40. 2009
    ..In this article, we have attempted to demonstrate the importance of toothbrush disinfection, given tips on home toothbrush care and hope to motivate the dentists to educate the patients on the importance of toothbrush disinfection...
  79. ncbi Peer tutoring pilot program for the improvement of oral health behavior in underprivileged and immigrant children
    Claus H Reinhardt
    Department of Biology, Teacher Training College, Cologne, Germany
    Pediatr Dent 31:481-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether a tutoring program can improve oral health behavior in underprivileged and/or immigrant children...
  80. doi Oral hygiene practices, dental knowledge, dietary habits and their relation to caries among male primary school children in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    T T Amin
    Family and Community Medicine Department, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Dent Hyg 6:361-70. 2008
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  81. doi Evaluation of a multifaceted social marketing campaign to increase awareness of and screening for oral cancer in African Americans
    J M Jedele
    Detroit Oral Cancer Prevention Project, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, 1011 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:371-82. 2010
    ..The intermediate goals of the campaign were to increase awareness of oral cancer and of oral cancer screening. This article presents outcomes related to the intermediate goals of the campaign...
  82. ncbi Cross-cultural comparison of attitudes and opinions on fluorides and fluoridation between Australia and Japan
    A Tsurumoto
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Tsurumi University, Yokohama, Japan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 26:182-93. 1998
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  83. ncbi Effect of preventive dentistry training program for caregivers in community facilities on caregiver and client behavior and client oral hygiene
    Paul Glassman
    University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA, USA
    N Y State Dent J 72:38-46. 2006
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  84. doi Factors affecting the motivation for dental check-ups and anxiety in the elderly in Tokyo
    Sachiko Takehara
    Section of Oral Health Promotion, Department of International Health Development, Division of Public Health, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    Gerodontology 26:105-11. 2009
    ..Anxiety affects the quality of life of the elderly. However, few studies have investigated the factors influencing the motivation for regular dental check-ups and anxiety in the elderly...
  85. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of a long-term dental health education program for the prevention of early childhood caries
    M B Kowash
    Dept Paediatric Dentistry, Leeds Dental Institute, Leeds, England
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 7:130-5. 2006
    To evaluate the benefit-cost (B/C) and cost-effectiveness (C/E) of a long-term dental health education program to prevention early childhood caries (ECC) through home visits.
  86. ncbi Dental knowledge regarding preventive measures of young adults
    Liran Levin
    Department of Oral Rehabilitation, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    N Y State Dent J 74:60-4. 2008
    ..Participants who were treated irregularly by GPs reported receiving significantly less instruction and explanations about toothbrushing, mouthrinses, dental flossing and carbohydrate consumption...
  87. ncbi Promoting oral health from birth through childhood: prevention of early childhood caries
    Jennifer Yost
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 33:17-23; quiz 24-5. 2008
    ..This article provides an overview of ECC along with suggestions for actions that nurses can take to improve the oral health of children...
  88. ncbi Caries risk assessment appropriate for the age 1 visit (infants and toddlers)
    Francisco J Ramos-Gomez
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, Division of Pediatric Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 35:687-702. 2007
    ..Collaboration among all health professionals regarding early and timely intervention to promote children's oral health and disease prevention is emphasized...
  89. ncbi Promoting health literacy with orofacial myofunctional patients
    Hope C Reed
    Communicative Sciences and Disorders Program Alabama A and M University, Normal, AL 35762, USA
    Int J Orofacial Myology 33:31-6. 2007
    ..The article concludes with a vision for a health literate society...
  90. ncbi Professional guidance on and self-assessed knowledge of oral self-care as reported by dentate elderly patients in Lithuania
    Sonata Vysniauskaite
    Department of Oral Public Health, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:193-9. 2007
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  91. doi Effectiveness of a school dental education program in improving oral health knowledge and oral hygiene practices and status of 12- to 13-year-old school children
    Rekha P Shenoy
    Department of Community Dentistry, Yenepoya Dental College, Yenepoya University, Deralakatte, Mangalore 575 018, India
    Indian J Dent Res 21:253-9. 2010
    Children with poor oral health are 12 times more likely to have restricted-activity days. Dental health education [DHE], with the objective of improving the oral hygiene of the participants, would have obvious merits.
  92. ncbi Development and testing of the Test of Functional Health Literacy in Dentistry (TOFHLiD)
    Debra A Gong
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry CB 7450, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:105-12. 2007
    ..This study aims to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Test of Functional Health Literacy in Dentistry (TOFHLiD), a new instrument to measure functional oral health literacy...
  93. ncbi Improving oral health behavior: a social psychological approach
    David K Sherman
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, Calif 93106, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1382-7. 2008
    ..The authors describe social psychological research that has found consistent beneficial effects of framing health messages to be congruent with personality factors in encouraging preventive oral health behaviors...
  94. ncbi A global oral health course: isn't it time?
    Asef Karim
    J Dent Educ 72:1238-46. 2008
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  95. ncbi Effect of three different dental health preventive programmes on young adult individuals: a randomized, blinded, parallel group, controlled evaluation of oral hygiene behaviour on plaque and gingivitis
    Anders Hugoson
    School of Health Sciences, Department of Natural Science and Biomedicine, Jonkoping, University, Jonkoping, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 34:407-15. 2007
    ..To evaluate, in young adults, the effect of different preventive programmes on oral hygiene and to determine whether the variables investigated are predictors of gingival health...
  96. ncbi Effective group behavioral intervention for older periodontal patients
    S J Little
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227 1098, USA
    J Periodontal Res 32:315-25. 1997
    ..009). Group oral health intervention provides an effective and relatively inexpensive means of helping patients improve their self-care skills and achieve high levels of adherence to an effective self-care regimen...
  97. ncbi Atraumatic dental treatment among Finnish elderly persons
    S Honkala
    Faculty of Dentistry, Health Science Centre, Kuwait University, Kuwait, Finland
    J Oral Rehabil 29:435-40. 2002
    ..However, more testing should be completed to find out how the screening could be organized to make the dental home visits more cost-effective and less time consuming...
  98. ncbi Periodontal infection as a possible severity factor for rheumatoid arthritis
    Juliana Ribeiro
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    J Clin Periodontol 32:412-6. 2005
    ..Clinical effects of periodontal treatment on biochemical and clinical markers of disease severity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with periodontal disease were evaluated...
  99. ncbi Caries reductions related to the use of fluorides: a retrospective cohort study
    Maria da Luz R de Sousa
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London, UK
    Int Dent J 52:315-20. 2002
    ..To test whether topical fluoride regimes provided additional caries protection to the first molar teeth of children exposed to fluoridated toothpaste and optimally fluoridated water supplies...
  100. ncbi Dental awareness month and the three 'Rs' of dental care
    P Mark Bartold
    Aust Dent J 47:193. 2002
  101. ncbi Nutritional counseling practices: how do North Carolina pediatric dentists weigh in?
    Antonio S Braithwaite
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 30:488-95. 2008
    ..Because pediatric dentists see children with regular frequency, they are uniquely positioned to help provide such counseling...

Research Grants78

  1. Fluoride Varnish Trial in High Caries Pre-Schoolers
    Philip Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The experimental design of this study is a randomized controlled clinical trial with two treatment groups and 250 participants per group. ..
  2. A pilot study for oral health case management of children with orofacial clefts
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As a secondary aim, we intend to identify dietary and oral hygiene habits, dental experience and parental oral health attitudes that would be amenable to intervention as part of our future case management model. ..
  3. Examination of Oral Health Literacy in Public Health Practice
    Jessica Y Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  4. Adolescent daughters' response and adjustment to maternal breast cancer
    DANUTA CLEMMENS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A better understanding of which coping strategies can mediate the stressful impact of their mothers' breast cancer can lead to the development of health promoting interventions that target these concerns in this vulnerable population. ..
  5. Trends and Trajectories of Oral Health Among Older Americans: The Role of Cognit
    Bei Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..S. makes geriatric oral health an increasingly important public health issue that this study will address. This study will lead to the development of effective prevention and intervention strategies. ..
  6. Oral Health Disparities in Publicly Insured Children
    TEGWYN BRICKHOUSE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Benefit: This mix of quantitative techniques and a clinical study will be utilized to address the NIDCR Priority Research Area of eliminating oral health disparities. ..
  7. Longitudinal Study of Fluoride, Diet, Caries & Fluorosis
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As studies involving recruitment and successful retention of a cohort from birth are extremely rare, the Iowa Fluoride Study offers a unique opportunity to study these relationships in unprecedented detail. ..
  8. Fluoride & Other Factors in Childhood and Adolescent Bone Development
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings will improve our understanding of the best strategies to optimize skeletal health and prevent future bone disease. ..
  9. FLUORIDE AND OTHER FACTORS IN CHILDHOOD BONE DEVELOPMENT
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Observed Factors Affecting Prevention in Dental Practice
    Stephen Wotman; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  11. Improving Clinical Outcomes for Early Chilhood Caries
    Robert Berkowitz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  12. Periodontal Disease and Prematurity
    Ananda Dasanayake; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The collective expertise of the investigative team and the excellent clinical and research facilities are additional strengths. ..
  13. Xylitol Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT) UTHSC San Antonio Clinical Center
    Bennett Amaechi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Little research has been done on methods to prevent tooth decay in adults. This study would test how well a lozenge to be taken several times a day works to prevent tooth decay in adults who are prone to tooth decay. ..
  14. Prevention of Dental Caries in Early Head Start Children
    RICHARD GARY ROZIER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..EHS staff in North Carolina are being trained to provide dental health education and promotion activities for children and their families, and to link children enrolled in EHS with ..
  15. Oral Health-Related Quality of Life in children and their Families
    Judith Jones; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..preparation of manuscripts and their publication in peer-reviewed journals; and 5. preparations of posters and slide presentations to present to national, regional and local scientific meetings. ..
  16. New Phosphated Polymers Prevent Microbial Colonization
    Andrew Dentino; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The use of these new polymers could improve the oral health of a significant population of prosthesis users. The phosphated PMMA polymers could have great potential for clinical and commercial applications. ..
  17. Oral Health in People with Systemic Sclerosis
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  18. FLUORIDE AND OTHER FACTORS IN CHILDHOOD BONE DEVELOPMENT
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF FLUORIDE EXPOSURES & FLUORIDE
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  20. ORAL HEALTH IN AFRICAN AMERICAN ADOLESCENTS WITH DIABETES
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..subproject abstract not provided ..
  21. Study Plans of Communication and Oral Health Disparities
    Anne Koerber; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  22. FLUORIDE AND OTHER FACTORS IN CHILDHOOD BONE DEVELOPMENT
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  23. Volunteer Activities on Long-Term Care Residents
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is expected that findings will support the activity theory of aging and validate the beneficial effects of residents in LTC facilities participating in structured volunteer activities. ..
  24. Fluoride Agents: Pattern of their Effect on Early Caries
    Bennett Amaechi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..QLF data will be matched with their corresponding TMR data to determine the QLF parameters for lesions that were either completely remineralized or only arrested. ..
  25. Primary Care Provider and Preventive Oral Health
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, this career development award is expected to provide to Dr. Lewis the didactic and experiential training necessary to become an independent clinical investigator focusing on pediatric and dental health services research. ..
  26. TRADITIONAL & MEDICAL MODELS OF PERIODONTAL CARE
    Richard Niederman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These points argue for a direct comparison of the medical and traditional model of care. ..
  27. PREVENTION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD CARIES IN MEDICAL PRACTICE
    R Rozier; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will do a limited assessment of the cost pe oral health- related quality of life. ..
  28. Trends and Trajectories of Oral Health Among Older Americans: The Role of Cognit
    Bei Wu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. makes geriatric oral health an increasingly important public health issue that this study will address. This study will lead to the development of effective prevention and intervention strategies. ..
  29. Examining Disparities in Child Dental Medicaid
    Jessica Lee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also examine quality performance measures as established by the NCQA expert panel. ..
  30. Oral Health Status and Habits of Young Children with Developmental Delay
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  31. ORAL CONDITIONS AND SYSTEMIC HEALTH OUTCOMES
    Raul Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  32. Conference: Elders' Oral Health Summit
    Judith Jones; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  33. Dental Care in Children With and Without Special Health Care Needs
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, we hypothesize that CSHCN will require relatively more restorative dental care and thus have higher dental expenditures per dental visit and overall than children without special needs. ..
  34. Examination of Oral Health Literacy in Public Health Practice
    Jessica Lee; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....