school dentistry

Summary

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

Top Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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. doi 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  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 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

Research Grants

  1. New York State Oral Cancer Control Partnership
    Jayanth Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Longitudinal Study of Dental Caries in VLBW Infants
    Suchitra S Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. Longitudinal Study of Dental Caries in VLBW Infants
    Suchitra Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Longitudinal Study of Dental Caries in VLBW Infants
    Suchitra S Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. Longitudinal Study of Dental Caries in VLBW Infants
    Suchitra Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2009
  6. Fluoride Varnish Trial in High Caries Pre-Schoolers
    Philip Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. TRADITIONAL & MEDICAL MODELS OF PERIODONTAL CARE
    Richard Niederman; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications122 found, 100 shown here

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  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. doi 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
    ....
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  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 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi Healthy teeth means better students
    Pat Quinn
    CDS Rev 96:6. 2003
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  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 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...
  17. 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
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. 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...
  21. 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
    ....
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi Screening
    Derek Richards
    Evid Based Dent 8:2-3. 2007
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi Children's oral health
    Megan Foreman
    NCSL Denver, USA
    NCSL Legisbrief 15:1-2. 2007
  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 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. 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 $6.00 (reported cost for school programs), TARGET dominated SN for caries increments exceeding 0.007 surfaces, and SA dominated TARGET for caries increments exceeding 0.034 surfaces...
  43. ncbi Changes in plaque fluoride levels by school-based fluoride rinsing and tablet programs in Bangladesh
    Abu Nasir Mohammad Nazmul Hossain
    Dhaka Dental College, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:34-8. 2003
    ..Hence, the plaque fluoride levels in 8 to 9-year-old Bangladeshi children were increased by both rinsing and tablet programs, but the effect was not detectable 3 days later...
  44. ncbi Economic evaluation of community programs for the prevention of dental caries in Catalonia, Spain
    C Manau
    Department of Health and Social Security, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 15:297-300. 1987
    ..20 Pts (US$ 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...
  45. 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
    ....
  46. 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...
  47. 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
    ....
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. doi 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...
  51. ncbi Prevalence of dental fluorosis in German schoolchildren in areas with different preventive programmes
    A Momeni
    Department of Paediatric and Community Dentistry, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Caries Res 41:437-44. 2007
    ..99, p = 0.027). For the late-mineralizing enamel no single independent variable was identified as a significant predictor of dental fluorosis...
  52. ncbi Dental caries experience of Kuwaiti kindergarten schoolchildren
    S A Al-Mutawa
    National School Oral Health Program, Ministry of Health, Kuwait
    Community Dent Health 27:213-7. 2010
    ..Five trained and calibrated dentists examined the children. Dental caries was scored using WHO diagnostic criteria...
  53. ncbi A letter from New Zealand: improving access to high quality dental services for all children
    Neil Croucher
    Northland District Health Board, New Zealand
    J Calif Dent Assoc 39:83-7. 2011
    ..Neither model is perfect, but what is clear is that the facilities and workforce model that does exist in a country can have a profound impact on which children end up accessing that care and which children do not...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi Health literacy education for children: acceptability of a school-based program in oral health
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Oral Sci 49:53-9. 2007
    ..Health literacy programs for children will need to be developed and administered through collaboration between education and health professionals. (J. Oral Sci. 49, 53-59, 2007)...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi Impact of increasing Medicaid dental reimbursement and implementing school sealant programs on sealant prevalence
    Susan O Griffin
    Division of Oral Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:202-6. 2007
    ....
  58. ncbi Teachers' perception of oral health status. Design and validation of an evaluation instrument
    Noemi Bordoni
    Master in Public Health, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Acta Odontol Latinoam 19:67-74. 2006
    ..2). The instrument designed to measure the teachers' perception of oral health status would be valid. It would be desirable to enlarge the sample and determine criterion validity by comparison with other instruments...
  59. pmc Age, period, and cohort analysis of regular dental care behavior and edentulism: a marginal approach
    Kar Yan Li
    Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Prince Philip Dental Hospital, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Oral Health 11:9. 2011
    ....
  60. doi Cost-effectiveness simulation of a universal publicly funded sealants application program
    Elise Bertrand
    Preventive and Social Medicine Department, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 71:38-45. 2011
    ..e., a publicly funded, school-based selective program...
  61. ncbi The survival of vital and non-vital deciduous molar teeth following pulpotomy
    M W Hill
    Dental Health Services, Como, Western Australia
    Aust Dent J 52:181-6. 2007
    ..Although some criteria, such as patient age, are logical the importance of other factors on tooth survival has not been established...
  62. 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...
  63. 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)...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi The oral health status of adolescents in northern Manhattan
    Dennis A Mitchell
    Harlem Hositpal Center Department of Dentistry, NY, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:814-32. 2007
    ..Finally, effective community-based oral disease prevention and health promotion programs are sorely needed to improve these youths' oral health...
  71. ncbi Patient satisfaction with dental care in one Swedish age cohort. Part II--What affects satisfaction
    Katri Ståhlnacke
    Community Dental Office, Orebro County Council, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 31:137-46. 2007
    ..spent in waiting room, regular attendance, reception at dental clinic, feelings of anxiety, taking part of school dentistry, smoking, oral health factors, dental appearance and being dissatisfied 5 years previously...
  72. doi 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...
  73. 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...
  74. 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...
  75. doi 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...
  76. 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...
  77. ncbi A survey of school dental screening practise in community dental services of England and Wales in 2003
    A G Threlfall
    OHU NPCRDC, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester
    Community Dent Health 23:236-8. 2006
    ..To describe the school dental screening process in Community Dental Services across England and Wales. Basic research..
  78. 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
    ....
  79. ncbi Twelve-month sealant retention in a school-based program using a self-etching primer/adhesive
    Daniel J Venker
    University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:191-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare these two techniques in an Iowa school-based sealant program...
  80. 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)...
  81. ncbi Retention of a fluoride-releasing sealant compared with its non-fluoride analogue: interim results of a clinical study after an average of eight months
    Stanley B Heifetz
    Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Epidemiology Division, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Dent 15:1-5. 2004
    ..To compare the retention of a fluoride-releasing sealant with its non-fluoride analogue in a school-based sealant program...
  82. ncbi Community approaches to a national problem: oral health. Part 2
    Deborah Katz
    School Nurse News 20:32-4. 2003
  83. ncbi Undergraduate student experience in dental service delivery in rural South Australia: an analysis of costs and benefits
    L Richards
    Dental School, Faculty of Health Science, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 47:254-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this paper is to assess the costs and benefits of service delivery by students through rural training programmes...
  84. 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...
  85. ncbi Effectiveness of primary school-based oral health education in West Java, Indonesia
    Sri Wendari A Hartono
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia
    Int Dent J 52:137-43. 2002
    ..A study in West Java has indicated that involvement of primary health care personnel and schoolteachers in oral health education (OHE) at primary schools is a feasible approach that is sustainable...
  86. 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
    ....
  87. ncbi Targeting dental sealants in school-based programs: evaluation of an approach
    Jayanth V Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237 0619, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:210-5. 2002
    ....
  88. 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...
  89. 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...
  90. ncbi The impact of a school dental service on the periodontal health and oral hygiene status of 6-year-old Sowetan learners
    E Maraj
    Department of Community Dentistry, Medunsa
    SADJ 59:374-6, 378. 2004
    ..No significant positive impact of the brushing programme on oral hygiene and periodontal health status of learners was observed after 18 months when compared to a control group...
  91. 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...
  92. ncbi The prevalence of dental caries among 12 to 15-year-old school children in Nigeria: report of a local survey and campaign
    Sunny Ajimen Okeigbemen
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria
    Oral Health Prev Dent 2:27-31. 2004
    ..To assess the prevalence of dental caries among school children in Egor local government area (district) and establish baseline data...
  93. pmc Prevalence and development of KIG-relevant symptoms in primary school students from Frankfurt am Main
    Bettina Glasl
    Zahnärztliches Universitätsinstitut der Stiftung Carolinum, Poliklinik für Kieferorthopädie, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Orofac Orthop 67:414-23. 2006
    ..By comparing the findings with those of the early mixed dentition, we aimed to evaluate whether a change in the spectrum of malocclusions would occur...
  94. 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
    ....
  95. ncbi Can the development of new dental caries in Danish schoolchildren be predicted from surveillance data in the School Dental Service?
    Berit Anna Jeppesen
    Master of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:205-12. 2006
    ..A valid systematic screening tool based on routine information sources is however indispensable, if more selective screening strategies should be developed to target the children at highest risk...
  96. ncbi Efficiency of a schoolchildren program for oral care
    Noemi Bordoni
    Preventive and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry and Master in Public Health, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Acta Odontol Latinoam 18:75-81. 2005
    ..The accomplishment of this regular school program appears to contribute to strengthen equity and could reduce the differences in oral health care among schoolchildren at different social risk...
  97. ncbi Dental therapy in Western Australia: profile and perceptions of the workforce
    E Kruger
    The Centre for Rural and Remote Oral Health, The University of Western Australia
    Aust Dent J 51:6-10. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to develop a profile of the dental therapy workforce and analyse the perceptions of therapists...
  98. ncbi Bridging the gap: a dental access initiative for Northland children
    Neil Croucher
    Northland Health Public Dental Service, Whangarei
    N Z Dent J 102:10-4. 2006
    ..The pilot programme aimed to provide equitable and timely access to the services of a publicly funded dentist, for children living in the more economically-deprived and rural areas of Northland...
  99. ncbi Dental therapists' experience in the immediate management of traumatized teeth
    Teresa Loh
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Dent Traumatol 22:66-70. 2006
    ..More than half (54.8%) were not sure of the optimal storage medium for avulsed teeth. Their attitude towards acquiring knowledge in this aspect was good (80.5%) and all would take immediate action to settle appointments for trauma cases...
  100. ncbi Public health dentistry and dental education services: meeting the needs of the underserved through community and school-based programs
    Rebecca S King
    Oral Health Section, Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    N C Med J 66:465-70. 2005
  101. 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...

Research Grants19

  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. Longitudinal Study of Dental Caries in VLBW Infants
    Suchitra S Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is also of public health interest since interventions to target knowledge, attitude, beliefs, and oral health practices can be implemented in programs for special needs children, and there by improve both oral and systemic health. ..
  3. Longitudinal Study of Dental Caries in VLBW Infants
    Suchitra Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is also of public health interest since interventions to target knowledge, attitude, beliefs, and oral health practices can be implemented in programs for special needs children, and there by improve both oral and systemic health. ..
  4. Longitudinal Study of Dental Caries in VLBW Infants
    Suchitra S Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is also of public health interest since interventions to target knowledge, attitude, beliefs, and oral health practices can be implemented in programs for special needs children, and there by improve both oral and systemic health. ..
  5. Longitudinal Study of Dental Caries in VLBW Infants
    Suchitra Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is also of public health interest since interventions to target knowledge, attitude, beliefs, and oral health practices can be implemented in programs for special needs children, and there by improve both oral and systemic health. ..
  6. 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. ..
  7. 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. ..