school dentistry

Summary

Summary: Preventive dental services provided for students in primary and secondary schools.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of the efficacy of supervised toothbrushing in high-caries-risk children
    M M T Curnow
    Tayside NHS Primary Care Trust, Dental Department, Drumhar Health Centre, Perth, Scotland, UK
    Caries Res 36:294-300. 2002
  2. ncbi The use of school milk as a vehicle for fluoride in Knowsley, UK; an evaluation of effectiveness
    C E Ketley
    Department of Clinical Dental Sciences, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Community Dent Health 20:83-8. 2003
  3. ncbi Evaluation of a fissure sealant program as part of community-based teaching and training
    Philippus J van Wyk
    Department of Community Dentistry, University of Pretoria, P O Box 1266, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    J Dent Educ 68:50-4. 2004
  4. ncbi Effect of a school-based oral health education programme in Wuhan City, Peoples Republic of China
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organisation, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1221 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 54:33-41. 2004
  5. ncbi Creating a successful school-based mobile dental program
    David M Jackson
    Healthcare Strategies, 6208 Lost Horizon Drive, Austin, TX 78759, USA
    J Sch Health 77:1-6. 2007
  6. ncbi Xylitol candies in caries prevention: results of a field study in Estonian children
    P Alanen
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku, Finland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:218-24. 2000
  7. ncbi Caries among Danish schoolchildren in birth-cohorts 1950-78
    S Helm
    Institute for Community Dentistry and Graduate Studies, Royal Dental College, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:66-9. 1990
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi A simplified dental examination for detection of cavitated carious lesions in school setting
    Abdul Haleem
    Community Dentistry Department, Dr Ishrat ul Ebad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences, Dow University of Health Sciences, SMC Campus, Karachi, Pakistan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:276-83. 2009

Research Grants

  1. New York State Oral Cancer Control Partnership
    Jayanth Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. TRADITIONAL & MEDICAL MODELS OF PERIODONTAL CARE
    Richard Niederman; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. Fluoride Varnish Trial in High Caries Pre-Schoolers
    Philip Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications148 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of the efficacy of supervised toothbrushing in high-caries-risk children
    M M T Curnow
    Tayside NHS Primary Care Trust, Dental Department, Drumhar Health Centre, Perth, Scotland, UK
    Caries Res 36:294-300. 2002
    ..In conclusion, high-caries-risk children have been shown to have significantly less caries after participating in a supervised toothbrushing programme with a fluoridated toothpaste...
  2. ncbi The use of school milk as a vehicle for fluoride in Knowsley, UK; an evaluation of effectiveness
    C E Ketley
    Department of Clinical Dental Sciences, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Community Dent Health 20:83-8. 2003
    ..To compare caries in children initially aged 3 to 5 years who had participated for four years in a fluoridated school milk programme with a group of children in a similar community drinking non-fluoridated milk...
  3. ncbi Evaluation of a fissure sealant program as part of community-based teaching and training
    Philippus J van Wyk
    Department of Community Dentistry, University of Pretoria, P O Box 1266, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    J Dent Educ 68:50-4. 2004
    ..0001) from the DMFT of the control group (2.38). Fifteen-year-old children in Mokonyama had 75.2 percent fewer caries than their counterparts in the control group...
  4. ncbi Effect of a school-based oral health education programme in Wuhan City, Peoples Republic of China
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organisation, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1221 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 54:33-41. 2004
    ..To assess oral health outcomes of a school-based oral health education (OHE) programme on children, mothers and schoolteachers in China, and to evaluate the methods applied and materials used...
  5. ncbi Creating a successful school-based mobile dental program
    David M Jackson
    Healthcare Strategies, 6208 Lost Horizon Drive, Austin, TX 78759, USA
    J Sch Health 77:1-6. 2007
    ..Dental disease is one of the leading causes of school absenteeism for children. This article describes the creation and evolution of the St. David's Dental Program, a mobile school-based dental program for children...
  6. ncbi Xylitol candies in caries prevention: results of a field study in Estonian children
    P Alanen
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku, Finland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:218-24. 2000
    ....
  7. ncbi Caries among Danish schoolchildren in birth-cohorts 1950-78
    S Helm
    Institute for Community Dentistry and Graduate Studies, Royal Dental College, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:66-9. 1990
    ..Time trends in the decreasing caries prevalence are related to various organizational events and preventive measures. Moreover, the possible influence of general changes in living conditions and health behavior is pointed out...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. 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
    ....
  10. ncbi A simplified dental examination for detection of cavitated carious lesions in school setting
    Abdul Haleem
    Community Dentistry Department, Dr Ishrat ul Ebad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences, Dow University of Health Sciences, SMC Campus, Karachi, Pakistan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:276-83. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi Thirty-nine-month xylitol chewing-gum programme in initially 8-year-old school children: a feasibility study focusing on mutans streptococci and lactobacilli
    Kauko K Mäkinen
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku, Finland
    Int Dent J 58:41-50. 2008
    ..To investigate the use of xylitol-containing chewing-gums in public elementary schools as a means to affect the growth of salivary and plaque mutans streptococci and salivary lactobacilli...
  12. ncbi ART restorations and glass ionomer sealants in Zimbabwe: survival after 3 years
    J E Frencken
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 26:372-81. 1998
    ..ART has become one of the treatment modalities available to oral health workers in managing dental caries...
  13. ncbi A case study in contesting the conventional wisdom: school-based fluoride mouthrinse programs in the USA
    J A Disney
    School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599-7450
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:46-54. 1990
    ..An analysis of possible reasons for this reaction follows. The paper concludes with some observations about how such a situation might be approached to minimize similar controversy in the future...
  14. ncbi Screening
    Derek Richards
    Evid Based Dent 8:2-3. 2007
  15. ncbi Evaluation of a community fissure sealant programme in County Meath, Ireland
    C A Parnell
    North Eastern Health Board, Dental Clinic, Navan, Co Meath, Ireland
    Community Dent Health 20:146-52. 2003
    ..The fissure sealant programme forms part of the school dental service aimed at children in first class (age group 6-7 years)...
  16. ncbi Community effectiveness of fissure sealants and the effect of fluoridated water consumption
    J M Armfield
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Community Dent Health 24:4-11. 2007
    ..This study investigated the effectiveness of fissure sealants in a community-based programme and the relationship between fissure sealants effectiveness and exposure to fluoridated water...
  17. ncbi Fluoridation and social equity
    Brian A Burt
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Room 3006, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:195-200. 2002
    ..Within the social context of the United States, water fluoridation is probably the most significant step we can take toward reducing the disparities in dental caries. It therefore should remain as a public health priority...
  18. ncbi Children's oral health
    Megan Foreman
    NCSL Denver, USA
    NCSL Legisbrief 15:1-2. 2007
  19. ncbi Effect of school-based fluoride varnish programmes on approximal caries in adolescents from different caries risk areas
    Ulla Moberg Sköld
    Department of Preventive Dental Care, Vastra Gotaland Region, Goteborg, Sweden
    Caries Res 39:273-9. 2005
    ..To conclude, school-based F varnish treatment every 6 months in 13- to 16-year-olds is excellent to prevent approximal caries in medium and high caries risk areas...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi Comparing the costs of three sealant delivery strategies
    S O Griffin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Oral Health Surveillance, Investigations and Research Branch, 4770 Buford Highway, MSF10, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    J Dent Res 81:641-5. 2002
    ..If sealant costs decreased to $6.00 (reported cost for school programs), TARGET dominated SN for caries increments exceeding 0.007 surfaces, and SA dominated TARGET for caries increments exceeding 0.034 surfaces...
  22. ncbi The effectiveness of school dental screening: a cluster-randomized control trial
    K Milsom
    Halton NHS Primary Care Trust, UK
    J Dent Res 85:924-8. 2006
    ..School dental screening delivered according to 3 different models was not effective at reducing levels of active caries and increasing attendance in the population under study...
  23. ncbi Community based schoolchildren's oral health programmes, Kuwait 1985--1998
    R E Morris
    Int Dent J 54:241-9. 2004
    ..To provide a basis for choosing best outcomes to develop public health policy and implement future programmes...
  24. ncbi [Oral health promotion for children in boarding schools]
    R Adut
    Dept of Community Dentistry, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem
    Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim 21:42-7, 97. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi 'Screening', and the article 'School dental screening does not increase dental attendance rates or reduce disease levels'
    Keith Milsom
    Evid Based Dent 8:37. 2007
  26. ncbi Does fluoride rinsing have an effect on teeth status? Evaluation of preventive dental health activities for the youth of Woudenberg, The Netherlands
    S Pieterse
    GGD Eemland, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
    Int J Dent Hyg 4:133-9. 2006
    ..This study strongly indicates that long-term rinsing with fluoride has a positive effect on teeth status...
  27. ncbi Oral health assessment for California schoolchildren: are organized dentistry and the California legislature receptive to the concept?
    Santos Cortez
    University of Southern California, School of Dentistry, Department of Advanced Pediatric Dentistry, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 34:41-3. 2006
    ..1 chronic disease of childhood, the need for intervention no later than the time a child enrolls in primary school may be a way to reduce the oral health problem before it becomes emergent...
  28. ncbi Identifying children with dental care needs: evaluation of a targeted school-based dental screening program
    David Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario M5 G 1G6, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 64:63-70. 2004
    ..This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of a targeted school-based dental screening program in terms of the proportion of children with dental care needs it identified...
  29. ncbi The effectiveness of a 6-year oral health education programme for primary schoolchildren
    Jacques Vanobbergen
    Department of Community Dentistry, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185 B, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:173-82. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a 6-year oral health education programme in primary schoolchildren...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi Dental caries among 12-year-old children in northern Poland between 1987 and 2003
    K Emerich
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 8:125-30. 2007
    ..In 1987, 1995 and 2003 dental surveys were carried out in the Gdansk region of Poland investigating the prevalence of dental caries in 12-year-old school children...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. ncbi Adoption of fluoride-based caries preventive innovations in a public dental service
    O Haugejorden
    Department of Community Dentistry, University of Bergen, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 16:5-10. 1988
    ..Consequently, there is a need for more and larger scale comparative analytical studies to increase our understanding of diffusion and adoption of innovations in dentistry...
  34. ncbi Effect of a school-based preventive program with salivary lactobacillus counts as sugar-motivating tool on caries increment in adolescents
    A Nylander
    Public Dental Clinic, Kumla, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 59:88-92. 2001
    ..05) at the final registration. Considering the time and efforts spent, the results did not seem to justify a school-based intervention with lactobacillus counts as a sugar-motivating tool in an adolescent low-caries population...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi Economic evaluation of community programs for the prevention of dental caries in Catalonia, Spain
    C Manau
    Department of Health and Social Security, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 15:297-300. 1987
    ..20 Pts (US$ 2.26) with fluoride mouthrinses; and 1498 Pts (US$ 11.09) with supervised toothbrushing. The feasibility of the programs in Catalonia and their educational values for the target population are considered...
  37. ncbi Caries and restoration prevention
    Ivar A Mjor
    University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:565-70; quiz 626. 2008
    ..The result of active fluoride therapy combined with a change in criteria for when to place restorations led to a marked reduction in the need for restorations...
  38. ncbi Incidence and progression of approximal carious lesions among school children in Western Australia
    P Arrow
    Dental Health Services, Health Department of Western Australia, Perth
    Aust Dent J 52:216-26. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the occurrence and behaviour of approximal enamel lesions in permanent teeth among children in Western Australia and test the effect of easily measured factors on the rate of lesion progression...
  39. ncbi Randomised controlled trial of the efficacy of a high-fluoride gel self-applied by toothbrushing in children at high caries risk
    E Stokes
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Research in Oral Health in Deprived Communities, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Caries Res 45:475-85. 2011
    ..Some caution is needed as greatest benefit was shown by compliant children. Where schools are co-operative, it is recommended that the gel be used twice a week within a school-based programme over a 2-year period...
  40. ncbi Do school-based dental sealant programs reach higher risk children?
    Mark D Siegal
    Bureau of Oral Health Services, Ohio Department of Health, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:181-7. 2010
    ....
  41. ncbi Why are children still having preventable extractions under general anaesthetic? A service evaluation of the views of parents of a high caries risk group of children
    R C Olley
    King s College London Dental Institute at Guy s, King s College and St Thomas Hospitals, London, UK
    Br Dent J 210:E13. 2011
    ..Health promotion programmes tailored to this cohort are necessary and our findings suggest that they would be welcomed by parents...
  42. ncbi [School stomatology condition in some regions of Russia]
    S V Zapadaeva
    Tsentral nyĭ NII stomatologii i cheliustno litsevoĭ khirurgii, Moskva
    Stomatologiia (Mosk) 90:16-20. 2011
    ..Several problems were disclosed in school dentistry system functioning including absence of unified licensing, manpower shortage, absence of stomatological rooms ..
  43. ncbi [Evaluation of a school-based intensified preventive program for high caries risk children in the Eneppe-Ruhr district]
    C Drosen
    Poliklinik fϋr Präventive Zahnheilkunde und Kinderzahnheilkunde, Universitatsklinikum Jena, Jena, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 53:1197-204. 2010
    ..Migration-related shortcomings in terms of dental self-reliance and the use of fluoridated salt were found. Future IPPs should focus on a holistic and setting-based preventive strategy considering migration-related characteristics...
  44. ncbi Oral health in Jordan
    D S M Quteish Taani
    Dean Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Int Dent J 54:395-400. 2004
    ..It may be concluded that motivation and proper oral hygiene should be emphasised. Secondly, implementation of school-based oral health promotion and prevention programmes is urgently needed...
  45. ncbi Analysis of health behaviour change interventions for preventing dental caries delivered in primary schools
    P M Adair
    School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    Caries Res 47:2-12. 2013
    ..Future studies should include development and publication of intervention manuals which is becoming standard practice in other health promoting programmes...
  46. ncbi Designing and implementing a school-based dental program for students with developmental disabilities
    Jill A York
    Department of Community Health and Restorative Dentistry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Dental School, Newark 07101, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 24:308-12. 2004
    ..In response to guardian reported access problems, UMDNJ-NJDS and ACSSSD developed a school-based dental care delivery system and a program for health promotion and disease...
  47. ncbi Patterns of dental anxiety in children after sequential dental visits
    D M de Menezes Abreu
    Department of Global Oral Health, College of Dental Sciences, Radbound University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 12:298-302. 2011
    ..To determine whether gradually exposing Brazilian children to the dental environment would decrease their levels of dental anxiety over a 14.5-month period...
  48. ncbi Can school-based oral health education and a sugar-free chewing gum program improve oral health? Results from a two-year study in PR China
    Bin Peng
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, School of Stomatology, Wuhan University, China
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:328-32. 2004
    ..05). The school-based OHE programs had some positive effect improving children's oral hygiene; in certain circumstances children may benefit from using polyol-containing chewing gum in terms of reduced dental caries...
  49. ncbi Changes in plaque fluoride levels by school-based fluoride rinsing and tablet programs in Bangladesh
    Abu Nasir Mohammad Nazmul Hossain
    Dhaka Dental College, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:34-8. 2003
    ..Hence, the plaque fluoride levels in 8 to 9-year-old Bangladeshi children were increased by both rinsing and tablet programs, but the effect was not detectable 3 days later...
  50. ncbi A health education program for Brazilian public schoolchildren: the effects on dental health practice and oral health awareness
    Irlane Alves de Farias
    Federal University of Rio Grande of North, Brazil
    J Public Health Dent 69:225-30. 2009
    ..Determine the impact of an oral health education program on oral hygiene and the awareness level of elementary schoolchildren...
  51. ncbi Evaluation of a 7-year school-based community dental hygiene programme in Portugal by high school teachers
    V A Assunção
    Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Dent Hyg 6:37-42. 2008
    ..To obtain high school teachers evaluation of a Community Dental Hygiene programme, developed as part of a clinical trial designed to assess the safety of low-level mercury exposure from amalgam restorations...
  52. ncbi Dental hygiene work in a clinical trial
    H S Luis
    Faculdade de Medicina Dentária da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    Int J Dent Hyg 6:238-43. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi General dental practitioner advice regarding the use of fluoride toothpaste in two areas with a school-based milk fluoridation programme and one without such a programme
    R V Harris
    Liverpool University School of Dentistry, UK
    Br Dent J 193:529-33; discussion 519. 2002
    ....
  54. pmc Applicability of an abbreviated version of the Child-OIDP inventory among primary schoolchildren in Tanzania
    Matilda Mtaya
    Centre for International Health, UoB, Bergen, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:40. 2007
    ..There is a need for studies evaluating oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) of children in developing countries...
  55. ncbi Caries incidence in permanent first molars after discontinuation of a school-based chlorhexidine-thymol varnish program
    Pilar Baca
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:179-83. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi Spit (Smokeless) Tobacco Intervention for High School Athletes: results after 1 year
    Margaret M Walsh
    Room 495, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1361, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1095-113. 2003
    ..To determine the efficacy of a spit tobacco (ST) intervention designed to promote ST cessation and discourage ST initiation among male high school baseball athletes...
  57. ncbi Fluoride supplements and changes in tooth decay on the Island of Tristan da Cunha: 1966-1996
    P A Mossey
    Department of Dental Health, University of Dundee Dental School, Park Place, Dundee DD1 4HR, Scotland, UK
    Br Dent J 195:159-62; discussion 149. 2003
    ..They were later examined back on the island in 1966 by Dr John Fisher and in 1982 a school fluoride supplementation programme was introduced...
  58. ncbi Caries decline before fluoride toothpaste was available: earlier and greater decline in the rural north than in southwestern Norway
    J M Birkeland
    Department of Odontology Cariology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Odontol Scand 59:7-13. 2001
    ..The early decline may partly be ascribed to the school-based fluoride programs, the continued decline to several factors...
  59. ncbi Implementing a community-based oral health care program: lessons learned
    Richard Diamond
    Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Community Health, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:240-3. 2003
    ..These low-income neighborhoods are characterized by poor oral health and have been designated by the federal government as health professions shortage areas...
  60. ncbi Healthy teeth means better students
    Pat Quinn
    CDS Rev 96:6. 2003
  61. ncbi Retention and effectiveness of fissure sealants in Kuwaiti school children
    R Francis
    School Oral Health Programme, Kuwait Forsyth, Kuwait
    Community Dent Health 25:211-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate the retention and effectiveness of fissure sealants in permanent first molars in a public programme...
  62. ncbi Extending oral health care services to underserved children through a school-based collaboration: part 2: the student experience
    Nancy T Keselyak
    Division of Dental Hygiene, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry, USA
    J Dent Hyg 85:193-203. 2011
    ....
  63. pmc School-based strategies for oral health education of adolescents--a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Abdul Haleem
    Department of Oral Health Sciences, Federal Postgraduate Medical Institute, Shaikh Zayed Medical Complex, Lahore, Pakistan
    BMC Oral Health 12:54. 2012
    ..The present study was conducted to compare the effectiveness of dentist-led, teacher-led, peer-led and self-learning strategies of oral health education...
  64. ncbi Caries prevalence in 12-year-old children from Germany: results of the 2009 national survey
    K Pieper
    Department of Pediatric and Community Dentistry, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Community Dent Health 30:138-42. 2013
    ..In 2009, complementary epidemiological studies were conducted in 16 German states...
  65. ncbi Taking dental health education to the next level
    David P Reichwage
    Dent Today 26:14. 2007
  66. ncbi An audit of orthodontic referrals using IOTN as a comparison
    D MacAuley
    Regional Orthodontic Unit, Louth Hospital, Dundalk, Co Louth
    J Ir Dent Assoc 53:29-31. 2007
    ..It is important that resources for orthodontic treatment within the Health Service Executive (HSE) are directed towards those children most in need of treatment. At present, children are referred using existing HSE guidelines...
  67. ncbi Assessing the oral health of school-age children and the current school-based dental screening programme in Freiburg (Germany)
    D Sagheri
    Department of Orthodontics, Cologne University Hospital, Cologne, Germany
    Int J Dent Hyg 5:236-41. 2007
    ..All students receive, when aged 6-12 years, a uniform annual dental examination and oral health education programme...
  68. ncbi Assessment of retention rates and clinical benefits of a community sealant program
    Carlos Dorantes
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Yakima, Washington, USA
    Pediatr Dent 27:212-6. 2005
    ....
  69. ncbi Changing oral health status of 6- and 12-year-old schoolchildren in Portugal
    César Mexia de Almeida
    Department for Community Dental Health, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Community Dent Health 20:211-6. 2003
    ....
  70. ncbi Economic evaluation of a pit and fissure dental sealant and fluoride mouthrinsing program in two nonfluoridated regions of Victoria, Australia
    M V Morgan
    School of Dental Science, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Public Health Dent 58:19-27. 1998
    ..This study assessed the cost effectiveness of a three-year school-based pit and fissure dental sealant and fluoride mouthrinsing program in two nonfluoridated regions in Victoria, Australia...
  71. ncbi Reexamining educational philosophy: the issue of professional responsibility, "Cleveland First"
    Stephen Wotman
    Department of Community Dentistry, Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry, 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 4905, USA
    J Dent Educ 67:406-11. 2003
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  72. ncbi Does school-based dental screening for children increase follow-up treatment at dental school clinics?
    Mamata Hebbal
    Department of Community Dentistry, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere 577 004, Karnataka, India
    J Dent Educ 69:382-6. 2005
    ..1 percent) and least for fluorosis (study group=21.2 percent, control group=1.2 percent). The study demonstrated that screening and motivation significantly improved the percentage of school children who sought dental care...
  73. ncbi The importance of fluoride dentifrices to the current dental caries prevalence in Brazil
    Jaime Aparecido Cury
    Faculty of Dentistry of Piracicaba, UNICAMP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
    Braz Dent J 15:167-74. 2004
    ..Data from epidemiological surveys and historical facts are presented to support the importance of fluoride dentifrices to the current caries prevalence in Brazil...
  74. pmc Dental caries among children visiting a mobile dental clinic in South Central Kentucky: a pooled cross-sectional study
    Erika Dawkins
    Department of Public Health, College of Health and Human Services, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY 42101, USA
    BMC Oral Health 13:19. 2013
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  75. ncbi Oral health literacy: at the intersection of K-12 education and public health
    Bonnie Braun
    Department of Family Science and Faculty Scholar, Herschel S Horowitz Centerfor Health Literacy, School of Public Health, University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 40:323-30. 2012
    ..This paper explores the potential of K-12 school programs and the dental profession to address oral health literacy, and, in so doing, provide future participants with essential skills to promote their oral health...
  76. ncbi Gingivitis and plaque scores of 8- to 11-year-old Burmese children following participation in a 2-year school-based toothbrushing programme
    N A M Rosema
    Department of Periodontology, Academic Centre for Dentistry, Amsterdam ACTA, University of Amsterdam and VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Dent Hyg 10:163-8. 2012
    ..The present study assessed whether gingivitis and plaque scores of 8- to 11-year-old school children who participated in a SBTB programme for 2 years were lower than those of children who did not participate in the programme...
  77. pmc School screening and parental reminders in increasing dental care for children in need: a retrospective cohort study
    Suchitra Nelson
    Department of Community Dentistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Public Health Dent 72:45-52. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to assess follow-up dental care received by children given baseline screening and referrals as part of an ongoing clinical trial...
  78. ncbi Effectiveness of an oral health education programme in primary schools in Zimbabwe after 3.5 years
    J E Frencken
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Nijmegen, College of Dental Science, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:253-9. 2001
    ..This increases the number of professionals available and is regarded as an important way forward in improving oral health...
  79. pmc Recruiting rural dentally-avoidant adolescents into an intervention study
    P Weinstein
    Dental Public Health Sciences Box 357475 University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195, USA
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 10:233-6. 2009
    ..To carry out a study designed to test an intervention to increase dental attendance in rural dentally-avoidant adolescents, to identify and recruit eligible adolescents...
  80. ncbi The development of a directed population approach to tackle inequalities in dental caries prevalence among secondary school children based on a small area profile
    Darius Sagheri
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dental Science, University of Cologne, Germany
    Cent Eur J Public Health 16:65-70. 2008
    ..It has been observed that the prevalence of dental caries among children has declined in the last decade in Germany. However, despite of these improvements there is still a proportion of children suffering from dental decay...
  81. ncbi The need for orthodontic treatment among 10-11- and 14-15-year-old Lithuanian schoolchildren
    Diana Baubiniene
    Department of Orthodontics, Kaunas University of Medicine, J Luksos Daumanto 6, 50106 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 45:814-21. 2009
    ..9% in the permanent dentition stage. CONCLUSIONS. The need for orthodontic treatment is high in Lithuania: almost half of 10-11-year-old and every third of 14-15-year-old schoolchildren need orthodontic treatment...
  82. ncbi Cost-effectiveness study of a school-based sealant program
    C W Werner
    Methodist University of Piracicaba, Lins School of Dentistry, SP, Brazil
    ASDC J Dent Child 67:93-7, 82. 2000
    ..The main goal of this paper is to explore a methodology to compare programs of different nature, and critically evaluate the results...
  83. ncbi Satisfaction with school dental service provided by mobile dental squads
    Noormi Othman
    University of Malaya, Malaysia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 22:415-25. 2010
    ..In conclusion, whereas children were generally satisfied with the SDS, this study indicates that there are still areas for further improvement...
  84. pmc Managing dental caries in children in Turkey--a discussion paper
    Asli Topaloglu-Ak
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Ege University, Bornova, Izmir 35100, Turkey
    BMC Oral Health 9:32. 2009
    ..Considering the high prevalence and severity of dental caries, a proposal for improvement of oral health in this population group is formulated...
  85. ncbi Preventing dental caries through school-based sealant programs: updated recommendations and reviews of evidence
    Barbara F Gooch
    Division of Oral Health Surveillance, Investigations, and Research Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS F10, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:1356-65. 2009
    ..The work group also identified topics for which additional evidence review was needed...
  86. ncbi Long-term follow-up of the effects of a school-based caries preventive programme involving fluoride mouth rinse and targeted fissure sealant: evaluation at 20 years old
    Aya Nakamura
    Department of Oral Health Science, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Japan
    Int Dent J 59:215-21. 2009
    ..The evaluation of long-term effects five years after the completion of a school-based caries prevention programme combined with fluoride mouth rinse (FMR) and targeted sealant application (TS)...
  87. ncbi Acceptance of the xylitol chewing gum regimen by preschool children and teachers in a Head Start program: a pilot study
    J T Autio
    Department of Operative Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Pediatr Dent 23:71-4. 2001
    ..This pilot study evaluated the acceptance and compliance of a xylitol chewing gum regimen by both children and classroom teachers in a Head Start program...
  88. ncbi Patterns of dental therapists' scope of practice and employment in Victoria, Australia
    Julie Satur
    Melbourne Dental School, University of Melbourne, 720 Swanson Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3010, Australia
    J Dent Educ 73:416-25. 2009
    ..The findings from this study indicate that when legislative restrictions on employment settings are removed, there is a demand and demonstrable role for dental therapist-delivered services in nongovernment dental practices...
  89. ncbi A model for extending the reach of the traditional dental practice: the ForsythKids program
    Richard Niederman
    Center for Evidence Based Dentistry, The Forsyth Institute, 140 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1040-50. 2008
    ..The authors describe and evaluate the short-term effectiveness of a community-based program for dental caries prevention in children...
  90. ncbi The use of the Index of Orthodontic Treatment need (IOTN) in a school population and referred population
    N Ucuncu
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Gazi University, Turkey
    J Orthod 28:45-52. 2001
    ..Grade 8 was 28.8 per cent out of the 36.8 per cent great need percentage in referred population. Therefore, it can be concluded that the ectopic canines were the driving factor for the referred population...
  91. ncbi Loss of sealant retention and subsequent caries development
    S Tianviwat
    Prince of Songkla University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Preventive Dentistry, Songkhla, Thailand
    Community Dent Health 25:216-20. 2008
    ..RISK DESIGN: A follow-up study from the day sealants was applied by dental nurses, every six months over a period of 30 months...
  92. ncbi Reliability analysis of visual examinations carried out by school-teachers and a dental assistant in the detection of dental caries
    A S Hecksher
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ Av Brig Trompowski, s no, Prédio da Prefeitura Cidade Universitária Institute of Public Health Studies NESC, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Community Dent Health 27:89-93. 2010
    ..This study aims to investigate the reliability of examinations performed by teachers and by a dental assistant in detection of cavitated surfaces...
  93. ncbi 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...
  94. ncbi The Central Massachusetts Oral Health Initiative (CMOHI): a successful public-private community health collaboration
    Hugh Silk
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:308-12. 2010
    ..The Central Massachusetts Oral Health Initiative (CMOHI) aimed to improve access to quality oral health care in central Massachusetts...
  95. ncbi Resource productivity and returns to scale in school-based mouthrinsing programs
    N J Doherty
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06032
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:57-60. 1990
    ....
  96. ncbi Dental caries status and treatment needs of the permanent dentition of 6-12-year-olds in Hong Kong
    E C Lo
    Department of Periodontology and Public Health, University of Hong Kong
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:9-11. 1990
    ..In addition to treatment care, preventive measures should be provided by the School Dental Care Service for children with a high caries risk...
  97. ncbi Effect on approximal caries in teenagers of interrupting a school-based weekly NaF mouthrinse program for 3 years
    J Widenheim
    Department of Community Dentistry, , Lund, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:83-6. 1989
    ..Thus, this study showed that the 3-yr interruption of the NaF mouthrinse program resulted in a small, statistically non-significant increase in caries, mostly as regards the number of fillings, on approximal tooth surfaces...
  98. ncbi Effectiveness of a personalised referral letter following orthodontic screening
    D J Burden
    Orthodontic Division, Queen's University of Belfast, United Kingdom
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 22:323-6. 1994
    ....
  99. 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
    ....
  100. ncbi Prevalence of enamel fluorosis in 12-year-olds in two Swiss cantons
    Kathrin Büchel
    Institute of Preventive Dentistry and Oral Microbiology, University of Basel, Dental School, Basel, Switzerland
    Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 121:647-56. 2011
    ..Most fluoride-associated enamel opacities were mild or very mild. They did not represent an aesthetic problem and certainly not a public health concern...
  101. ncbi Effectiveness of a dental preventive program on plaque index results in 8-year-old children of Bergamo, Italy
    A R Mazzocchi
    Associazione Italiana Sviluppo Prevenzione Orale, Bergamo, Italy
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:332-3. 1997
    ..Measurements were made using the Quigley-Hein index before and after the program. A significant difference reduction of the plaque index of -0.6 was observed (P < 0.005)...

Research Grants4

  1. New York State Oral Cancer Control Partnership
    Jayanth Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will also prepare two case studies of oral cancer patients. During the second phase of the project, NYUCD will take the lead in developing, implementing and evaluating interventions. ..
  2. 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. ..
  3. Fluoride Varnish Trial in High Caries Pre-Schoolers
    Philip Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The experimental design of this study is a randomized controlled clinical trial with two treatment groups and 250 participants per group. ..