dental health services

Summary

Summary: Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Barriers to and enablers of older adults' use of dental services
    H Asuman Kiyak
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Box 357134, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7134, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:975-86. 2005
  2. ncbi From victim blaming to upstream action: tackling the social determinants of oral health inequalities
    Richard Geddie Watt
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:1-11. 2007
  3. ncbi Perceived need and use of oral health services among adolescents and adults in Tanzania
    H J Mosha
    Central Oral Health Unit, Ministry of Health, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 21:129-32. 1993
  4. ncbi The supply of dentists and access to care in rural Kansas
    R Andrew Allison
    Kansas Health Policy Authority, Topeka, KS 66603, USA
    J Rural Health 23:198-206. 2007
  5. ncbi Social determinants of dental health services utilisation of Greek adults
    E Pavi
    Department of Health Economics, National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece
    Community Dent Health 27:145-50. 2010
  6. ncbi Addressing selection bias in dental health services research
    J Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Dent Res 84:942-6. 2005
  7. ncbi An analysis of dental visits in U.S. children, by category of service and sociodemographic factors, 1996
    M D Macek
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
    Pediatr Dent 23:383-9. 2001
  8. ncbi Factors associated with self-reported use of dental health services among older Greek and Italian immigrants
    Rodrigo Mariño
    School of Dental Science, University of Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia
    Spec Care Dentist 25:29-36. 2005
  9. ncbi Oral health of children and adults in Latino migrant and seasonal farmworker families
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Science, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:229-35. 2007
  10. ncbi Use of health care services in two rural communities in Tanzania
    P T Sarita
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 21:133-5. 1993

Research Grants

  1. Dental PBRN Network Chair
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Mid-Career Investigator Award-Patient-Oriented Research
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. Oral Health/OHRQOL among low-SES rural adults
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. Alabama Dental Practice Research Network Development
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. Xylitol Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT): UAB Clinical Center
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. UAB Oral Health Research Infrastructure Improvement
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
  8. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
  9. UAB Oral Health Research Innovation
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
  10. Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in Florida
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications161 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Barriers to and enablers of older adults' use of dental services
    H Asuman Kiyak
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Box 357134, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7134, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:975-86. 2005
    ..Each of these factors plays a role in older adults' use of dental services. Under different situations some serve as both barriers and enablers...
  2. ncbi From victim blaming to upstream action: tackling the social determinants of oral health inequalities
    Richard Geddie Watt
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:1-11. 2007
    ..The aim of this article is to stimulate discussion and debate on the future development of oral health improvement strategies...
  3. ncbi Perceived need and use of oral health services among adolescents and adults in Tanzania
    H J Mosha
    Central Oral Health Unit, Ministry of Health, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 21:129-32. 1993
    ..8 (95% CI: 39.0-121.4). The findings in the study may be useful in the attempts to implement Tanzania's National Plan for Oral Health...
  4. ncbi The supply of dentists and access to care in rural Kansas
    R Andrew Allison
    Kansas Health Policy Authority, Topeka, KS 66603, USA
    J Rural Health 23:198-206. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi Social determinants of dental health services utilisation of Greek adults
    E Pavi
    Department of Health Economics, National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece
    Community Dent Health 27:145-50. 2010
    ..To identify the determinants of dental care utilisation among Greek adults, with a particular emphasis on socio-economic determinants...
  6. ncbi Addressing selection bias in dental health services research
    J Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Dent Res 84:942-6. 2005
    ..This technique can be used to control for potential selection bias in dental research when randomization is not possible...
  7. ncbi An analysis of dental visits in U.S. children, by category of service and sociodemographic factors, 1996
    M D Macek
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
    Pediatr Dent 23:383-9. 2001
    ..Data from the 1996 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey were analyzed to determine the distribution of diagnostic and preventive, surgical, and other dental visit types received by U.S. children, aged 0-18 years...
  8. ncbi Factors associated with self-reported use of dental health services among older Greek and Italian immigrants
    Rodrigo Mariño
    School of Dental Science, University of Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia
    Spec Care Dentist 25:29-36. 2005
    The authors discuss utilization of dental health services by older Greek and Italian immigrants in Melbourne, Australia. Their study involved 374 Greek and 360 Italian adults who completed a questionnaire and received an oral examination...
  9. ncbi Oral health of children and adults in Latino migrant and seasonal farmworker families
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Science, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:229-35. 2007
    ..Differences among family members suggest that access to services, not lack of education, is the primary barrier facing farmworker families...
  10. ncbi Use of health care services in two rural communities in Tanzania
    P T Sarita
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 21:133-5. 1993
    ..05). It seems that the pattern of utilization of health care services differs for medical and dental problems. This should be taken into account when planning comprehensive health care services for rural African societies...
  11. ncbi Utilisation of dental services among a Turkish population in Witten, Germany
    Z A Ugur
    Ege University, Centre for Drug R and D and Pharmacokinetic Applications, Izmir, Turkey
    Int Dent J 52:144-50. 2002
    ..To describe the oral health status and the dental service use pattern of a Turkish population in Witten, Germany, and to assess the factors affecting this use pattern...
  12. ncbi Changing dentate status of adults, use of dental health services, and achievement of national dental health goals in Denmark by the year 2000
    Poul Erik Petersen
    University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Dentistry, Department for Community Dentistry, Nørre Allé 20, 2200 København N, Denmark
    J Public Health Dent 64:127-35. 2004
    This study analyzes the current profile of dentate status and use of dental health services among adults in Denmark at the turn of the millennium, assesses the impact on dentate status of sociodemographic factors and use of dental health ..
  13. ncbi Social inequalities in oral health and in use of oral health care services among adolescents in Uganda
    I Okullo
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Paediatr Dent 14:326-35. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to describe clinical and self-perceived indicators of oral health status and the use of oral health care services by social and demographic characteristics...
  14. ncbi Utilization of dental services in Southern China
    E C Lo
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Prince Philip Dental Hospital
    J Dent Res 80:1471-4. 2001
    ..In conclusion, dental service utilization among the adult Southern Chinese was found to be low, problem-driven, and influenced by some socio-economic factors...
  15. ncbi Parsimonious prediction model for the prevalence of dental visits
    Hazem Seirawan
    University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:401-8. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi Do young adults demand more dental services as their income increases?
    Jostein Grytten
    Institute of Community Dentistry, University of Oslo, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:463-9. 2002
    ..Our results imply that future policies for dental manpower should take into account the lower income elasticity for young adults compared to for older adults, and that future needs for dental personnel should be planned accordingly...
  17. ncbi Effectiveness of dental services in facilitating recovery from oral disadvantage
    Monica A Fisher
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:197-206. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi Access to dental care--experiences of men with HIV infection in the United Kingdom
    P G Robinson
    University College Dental Hospital, London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 21:306-8. 1993
    ..Dedicated dental clinics act as an important safety-net for people with HIV infection...
  19. ncbi Oral health and use of dental services among Hispanics
    Denice C L Stewart
    School of Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, 611 SW Campus Drive, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:84-91. 2002
    ..This study examined factors related to oral health and dental service use among Mexican-Americans, Cuban-Americans, and Puerto Ricans from the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1982-84 (HHANES)...
  20. ncbi A global perspective on changes in the burden of caries and periodontitis: implications for dentistry
    V Baelum
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Oral Rehabil 34:872-906; discussion 940. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi An explanatory model of the dental care utilization of low-income children
    P Milgrom
    Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7475, USA
    Med Care 36:554-66. 1998
    ..The influence of dentist-patient interactions, psychosocial and health beliefs, particularly fear of the dentist, on utilization were investigated...
  22. ncbi Utilisation of dental services in Turkey: a cross-sectional survey
    G Mumcu
    Akatlar Zeytinoglu Caddesi Akay Sokak, Ozlem Sitesi B1 Blok, d 1, Etiler Istanbul, Turkey
    Int Dent J 54:90-6. 2004
    ..To assess the factors affecting the utilisation of dental service in Turkey...
  23. ncbi Dental clinic attendance in Soweto, South Africa, before and after the introduction of free primary dental health services
    Ahmed Bhayat
    Dental Research Institute, Medical Research Council, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:105-10. 2003
    To compare patient attendance rates 1 year before and after the introduction of free primary dental health services in Soweto, South Africa.
  24. ncbi Dental and other health care visits among U.S. adults with diabetes
    S L Tomar
    Division of Oral Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:1505-10. 2000
    ..For adults with diabetes, we compared the frequency of past-year dental visits with past-year visits for diabetes care, dilated eye examinations, and foot examinations...
  25. ncbi Quality assessment of dental health services provided at the Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University
    Ali H Hassan
    Preventive Dental Sciences Department, Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 80:203-32. 2005
    ..The objectives of this research were to assess the quality of dental services delivered in King Abdulaziz University and highlight the necessary recommendations that would improve it...
  26. ncbi Provision of diagnostic and preventive services in general dental practice
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Health 20:5-10. 2003
    ..The aims of this study were to examine the provision of examinations, radiographs, prophylaxis and topical fluoride, and to assess whether these services varied by patient, visit and oral health characteristics...
  27. ncbi Comparison of utilization of dental care services among Chinese- and Russian-speaking immigrant elders
    Bei Wu
    Center on Aging and Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, P O Box 9127, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:97-103. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to identify factors predictive of use of dental services among Chinese- and Russian-speaking immigrant elders...
  28. ncbi Patients' health in contract and fee-for-service care. I. A descriptive comparison
    Veronica Johansson
    Department of Oral Public Health, Malmo University, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 31:27-34. 2007
    ..In conclusion, patients in contract care had better general health and OHRQoL than patients in fee-for-service care. There were social differences in choice of financial system and biased non-response...
  29. pmc Strengthening the oral health safety net: delivery models that improve access to oral health care for uninsured and underserved populations
    Allan J Formicola
    Am J Public Health 94:702-4. 2004
  30. ncbi Oral health and quality of life of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in North Carolina
    S A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27157 1063, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 13:45-55. 2007
    ..Because national data indicate that fewer farmworkers are returning to their countries of origin, communities with large farmworker populations need to address their unmet needs for dental care...
  31. ncbi Oral health in the pediatric practice setting: a survey of Washington State pediatricians
    Charlotte W Lewis
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Box 354920, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:111-4. 2004
    ..Pediatric health care providers may be the only source of preventive oral health education for families of young children who lack access to professional dental care...
  32. ncbi Should dentists become 'oral physicians'? No, dentistry must remain dentistry
    Leon A Assael
    Oregon Health and Sciences University, School of Dentistry, Portland, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:439, 441, 443 passim. 2004
    ..Thus, good oral health will be thoroughly integrated into what it means to be healthy...
  33. ncbi Oral health and primary health organisations
    Stewart Edward
    N Z Dent J 99:61-2. 2003
  34. ncbi Oral health is the measure of a just society
    Henrie M Treadwell
    National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:12-20. 2007
    ..Here we champion the need for a national health plan that includes oral health care to promote social justice and oral health for all...
  35. ncbi Oral health status and oral treatment needs of dependent elderly people in Christchurch
    Gordon Carter
    Oral Health Centre, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U892. 2004
    ..To describe the general health, oral health status, and treatment needs of dependent older people living in Christchurch rest homes...
  36. ncbi [Disparities in the Israeli oral healthcare delivery system]
    T Horev
    Dept of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba
    Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim 21:35-42, 100. 2004
    ..The findings can serve as a red flag for over-reliance on private funding in the health system, and may indicate the need for rethinking about the current oral healthcare policy in Israel...
  37. ncbi Equitable access to dental care for an at-risk group: a review of services for Australian refugees
    Natasha Davidson
    Victorian Immigrant Health Program, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:73-80. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi Assuring the accessibility of basic dental care services: issues of workforce supply, organization of care, and education
    Kristen L Dubay
    North Carolina Institute of Medicine, USA
    N C Med J 66:430-7. 2005
  39. ncbi A Dental Hygiene Professional Practice Index (DHPPI) and access to oral health status and service use in the United States
    Paul Wing
    Center for Health Workforce Studies, School of Public Health, State University of New York, Albany, USA
    J Dent Hyg 79:10. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi A review of the literature: the economic impact of preventive dental hygiene services
    Stull C Sharon
    Gene W Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    J Dent Hyg 79:11. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi Use of oral health care services and oral findings in children with special needs in Lagos, Nigeria
    Folakemi A Oredugba
    Department of Child Dental Health, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi Araba, Lagos, Nigeria
    Spec Care Dentist 26:59-65. 2006
    ..This study concluded that CSN and children from lower socioeconomic levels did not adequately utilize dental facilities in Lagos. Preventive programs in schools and the development of dental clinics in or near their schools could help...
  42. ncbi Oral health care in Canada--a view from the trenches
    Patricia Main
    Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:319. 2006
    ..This paper reports the results of that survey...
  43. pmc Improving the oral health of Alaska Natives
    Eugene Sekiguchi
    American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 2678, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:769-73. 2005
    ..A strategy that combines addressing the disease currently present and preventing the occurrence of disease in the long run is the only strategy that offers a sustainable solution...
  44. ncbi Improving the oral health of older people: the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    WHO Global Oral Health Programme, Department for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:81-92. 2005
    ..Operational research and efforts to translate science into practice are to be encouraged. WHO supports national capacity building in the oral health of older people through intercountry and interregional exchange of experiences...
  45. ncbi [State of oral health of adults and the elderly in Hungary]
    Judit Szoke
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Fogorvostudományi Kar, Budapest
    Fogorv Sz 97:219-29. 2004
    ..Greater emphasis on risk- and preventive orientated praxis and management is needed; increased individual activities and financial support are also required...
  46. ncbi Periodontal conditions and service utilization behaviors in a low income adult population
    Wesley L Hanson
    Department of Periodontics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:99-109. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi Access to care - what can the United States learn from other countries?
    William R Maas
    Division of Oral Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:232-40. 2006
    ..The discovery of best practices and lessons learned in the financing and organization of dental care may begin by comparing US experiences with those of other countries...
  48. ncbi Oral health in Syria
    N Beiruti
    School Health Department, Jisser Alabiad Square, Damascus, Syria
    Int Dent J 54:383-8. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi Oral health in Iran
    Hamid Reza Pakshir
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Dental Faculty, Orthodontic Department, Shiraz, Iran
    Int Dent J 54:367-72. 2004
    ..instituting water fluoridation, improving access to fissure sealants and regular dental care, and finally promoting dental health services toward minimum treatment intervention and effective preventive strategies and health promotion.
  50. ncbi Dental status and oral health quality of life in economically disadvantaged French adults
    Stephanie Tubert-Jeannin
    Department of Public Health, School of Dentistry, University of Clermont Ferrand, France
    Spec Care Dentist 24:264-9. 2004
    ..Cost of care and number of carious teeth were important predictors of the GOHAI...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi Establishing, funding, and sustaining a university outreach program in oral health
    James A Lalumandier
    School of Dental Medicine, Department of Community Dentistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:250-4. 2004
    ..This paper describes the process that Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine used to develop an outreach program to address the needs of underserved children in Cleveland, Ohio...
  53. ncbi Defining the need for dental care in North Carolina: contributions of public health surveillance of dental diseases and conditions
    R Gary Rozier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    N C Med J 66:438-44. 2005
  54. ncbi Oral status and treatment needs among elderly within municipal long-term care 2002-2004
    Rita Isaksson
    Maxillo Facial Unit, Halmstad Hospital, Halmstad, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 31:45-52. 2007
    ..In sum, prevention efforts both from the dental profession and from other care providers are important to achieve and maintain acceptable oral status...
  55. ncbi Household expenditure in dental health care: national estimations in Mexico for 2000, 2002, and 2004
    Ricardo Pérez-Núñez
    Centro de Investigación en Sistemas de Salud del Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    J Public Health Dent 67:234-42. 2007
    ..To estimate the expenditure on dental care of Mexican households, analyze their trends, and determine the factors associated with the decision to spend and the amount of money spent in 2000, 2002, and 2004...
  56. ncbi A comparison of selected evidence reviews and recommendations on interventions to prevent dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries
    Barbara F Gooch
    Division of Oral Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:55-80. 2002
  57. ncbi Reviews of evidence on interventions to prevent dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries
    Benedict I Truman
    Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:21-54. 2002
    ..These reviews form the basis of recommendations by the Task Force on Community Preventive Services (the Task Force) about the use of these selected interventions. The Task Force recommendations are presented in this supplement...
  58. ncbi The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's response to improving the nation's oral health
    Judith Stavisky
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey 08543 2316, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:13-5. 2002
  59. ncbi About children's oral health needs
    M Weitzman
    American Academy of Pediatrics Center for Child Health Research and University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 1:162-6. 2001
    ..But much more is still needed, and there is a great deal that the pediatric community can do to help...
  60. doi Cruise medicine: the dental perspective on health care for passengers during a world cruise
    Bernhard A J Sobotta
    Department of Prosthodontics and Materials Science, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Travel Med 15:19-24. 2008
    ..Although more than 100 million passengers have taken a cruise since 1980, it is not known what dental treatment needs occur at sea...
  61. doi Health as a human right: implications for the dental profession
    Mary Robinson
    Eur J Dent Educ 12:9-10. 2008
  62. ncbi Chapter 5.10: major public health problems - dental health
    Agneta Ekman
    National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 67:139-46. 2006
  63. doi Inequalities in access to education and healthcare
    J Nunn
    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Dent Educ 12:30-9. 2008
    ..Governments need to lead on developing initiatives to attract, support and retain a competent workforce...
  64. doi Oral health disparities in the United States
    Amit Chattopadhyay
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:297-318, vi. 2008
    ..Different states have initiated a series of steps as tools to document, assess, develop strategies, and monitor progress in efforts to eliminate or reduce oral health disparities in the United States...
  65. ncbi Survey of oral health practices among adults in a North Carolina Hispanic population
    Mariola Luciano
    University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, USA
    J Dent Hyg 82:20. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to collect baseline data pertaining to the oral health of Hispanics residing in Siler City, NC, a microcosm of the flourishing Latino growth found especially in the southeastern United States...
  66. ncbi Use of dental services among Danish youths: role of the social environment, the individual, and the delivery system
    I Lissau
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Royal Dental College Copenhagen, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:109-16. 1989
    ..abstract truncated at 250 words)..
  67. ncbi Future of dentistry: access to care. Today's vision: tomorrow's reality
    Jeanne P Altieri
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:1408-24. 2002
  68. ncbi A comparison of dental treatment utilization and costs by HMO members living in fluoridated and nonfluoridated areas
    Gerardo Maupome
    Oral Health Research Institute, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 415 Lansing Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2876, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:224-33. 2007
    ..To compare dental treatment experiences and costs in members of a health maintenance organization (HMO) in areas with and without community water fluoridation...
  69. ncbi Utilization of dental health services among middle-aged people in Sweden and Denmark
    Mats Kronstrom
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 60:276-80. 2002
    ..The different insurance systems along with different degrees of commercialization in the two countries might be the most decisive factors in this context...
  70. ncbi National evaluation of personal dental services (PDS) pilots: main findings and policy implications
    N Goodwin
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2RT
    Br Dent J 195:640-3. 2003
  71. ncbi Oral health is global health
    Deborah Greenspan
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California San Francisco, Box 0422, Room S 612, San Francisco, CA 94143 0422, USA
    J Dent Res 86:485. 2007
  72. ncbi Necessary care in a broken system: the health care delivery crisis and oral health
    Leon A Assael
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:1243-4. 2003
  73. ncbi Community approaches to a national problem: oral health. Part 1
    Deborah Katz
    School Nurse News 20:40-2. 2003
  74. ncbi Does Medicaid improve utilization of medical and dental services and health outcomes for Medicaid-eligible children in the United States?
    Monica A Fisher
    Case Western Reserve University, Department of Orthodontics, Cleveland, OH 44106 4905, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:263-71. 2007
    ..Data are lacking to support the contention that Medicaid services improve utilization of healthcare services and result in better health...
  75. doi Self-reported oral health perceptions of Somali adults in Minnesota: a pilot study
    C Okunseri
    Dental Public Health Program, Department of Clinical Services, Marquette University School of Dentistry, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Int J Dent Hyg 6:114-8. 2008
    ..To assess self-reported oral health perceptions and associated factors in an adult Somali population living in Minnesota, USA...
  76. ncbi Evaluation of the Ministry of Health school oral health programme in the West Bank region of Palestine
    E Kateeb
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, USA
    East Mediterr Health J 13:595-607. 2007
    ..In-depth interviews with stakeholders identified the strengths and weaknesses of the screening programme and recommendations for improvements...
  77. ncbi Primary health care approach. Its relevance to oral health in Nigeria
    E Ndiokwelu
    Department of Preventive Dentistry College of Medicine Enugu Campus, Nigeria
    Odontostomatol Trop 25:29-32. 2002
    ..This article has tried to show the relevance of the strategy of primary health care to oral health. It concludes that primary health care approach is very relevant to oral health in Nigeria...
  78. pmc A "health commons" approach to oral health for low-income populations in a rural state
    Stephen Beetstra
    Department of Surgery, Division of Dental Services, University of New Mexico, 900 Camino de Salud NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131 5019, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:12-3. 2002
    ..A coalition of motivated stakeholders includes community leaders, safety net providers, legislators, insurers, and medical, dental, and public health providers...
  79. ncbi [Oral health in the Brazilian Family Health Program: a health care model evaluation]
    Tatyana Maria Silva de Souza
    Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Avenida das Alagoas 1689, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:2727-39. 2007
    ..In conclusion, public policies that include aspects beyond the health sector are decisive for a real change in health care models...
  80. ncbi The paradox of dental need in a population-based study of dentate adults
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    Med Care 41:119-34. 2003
    ..Studies typically find that predisposing and enabling factors strongly predict dental utilization, but that need factors do not. However, few longitudinal studies have been conducted, and few have comprehensively measured dental need...
  81. ncbi Thoughts on access to (free) care
    Jeffery W Johnston
    J Mich Dent Assoc 89:18. 2007
  82. ncbi A comprehensive approach to improve the oral health of students in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Jan Kostek
    Capital Health, Community Health Services, Eastwood Public Health Centre, 7919 118 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5B OR5
    J Sch Health 72:387-9. 2002
  83. ncbi Oral health status of a long-term-care, veteran population
    R J Weyant
    Department of Public Health and Community Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 21:227-33. 1993
    ..status of VA nursing home care units (NHCU) residents and to develop a methodology for estimating future dental health services utilization. This study describes the oral health status of the study population...
  84. ncbi Evaluation of governmental dental health services in rural health centers in Egypt
    A A Wissa
    Community Dentistry Department, Ahmed Maher Hospital, Ministry of Health, Cairo, Egypt
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 16:16-8. 1988
    ..Most of the treatments performed were extractions (52.52%), while conservative treatments were minimal (0.85%). Prosthetic treatments were not available in these centers...
  85. pmc Dental caries among Australian Aboriginal, non-Aboriginal Australian-born, and overseas-born children
    M J Davies
    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Dental Statistics, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 75:197-203. 1997
    ..children and a deterioration in that of Aboriginal children; this tendency has important implications for dental health services. This study compared the caries experience among a weighted sample of Community Dental Service patients ..
  86. ncbi Caries treatment through 30 years in children and adolescents in Asker, Norway
    F R von der Fehr
    Department of Cariology, Dental Faculty, University of Oslo, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 23:193-9. 1995
    Asker is a capital suburb where a preventive philosophy has guided the public dental health services for decades. In the period studied the child population aged 3-13 yr increased from 3208 to 6008...
  87. ncbi Caries development after termination of a fluoride rinsing program
    J Heidmann
    Department of Child Dental Health, Royal Dental College, Aarhus, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 20:118-21. 1992
    ..clinically by the dentists in the municipal dental service using the diagnostic criteria for the Child Dental Health Services, and on bitewing radiographs by one of the authors applying the criteria developed by GRONDAHL et al...
  88. ncbi Tooth loss and dental caries in institutionalized elderly in Italy
    I F Angelillo
    Institute of Hygiene, Medical School, University of Reggio Calabria, Catanzaro, Italy
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:216-8. 1990
    ..9. Analysis of the results showed poor dental health in this target group and the necessity of improving the dental health services programs for the elderly living in institutions.
  89. ncbi Dental visits to a North Carolina emergency department: a painful problem
    Michael B Hocker
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center 3096, 2301 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    N C Med J 73:346-51. 2012
    ..Emergency departments (EDs) act as the safety net and alternative care site for patients without insurance who have dental pain...
  90. pmc Oral health literacy comparisons between Indigenous Australians and American Indians
    L M Jamieson
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Community Dent Health 30:52-7. 2013
    ....
  91. ncbi Oral health status and dental service use of adults with learning disabilities living in residential institutions and in the community
    S Tiller
    Oldham NHS Trust, Tameside and Glossop C and PS NHS Trust, Dental Public Health, Tameside General Hospital, Ashton-under-Lyne, UK
    Community Dent Health 18:167-71. 2001
    ..Commissioners and providers of dental services have a responsibility to ensure that the health of adults with learning disabilities is not compromised by 'normalisation'...
  92. ncbi A survey of users of a dental access centre situated in an area of mixed socioeconomic affluence and deprivation
    Rebecca Harris
    Liverpool University School of Dentistry, UK
    Prim Dent Care 14:157-62. 2007
    ..To describe the users of a Dental Access Centre (DAC) situated in an area of England with a mixed socioeconomic profile, their pattern of use, and their perception of the role of the service...
  93. pmc Racial differences in predictors of dental care use
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of Alabama School of Dentistry, Birmingham 35294 0007, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1487-507. 2002
    ..To test five hypotheses that non-Hispanic African Americans (AAs) and non-Hispanic whites (NHWs) differ in responsiveness to new dental symptoms by seeking dental care, and differ in certain predictors of dental care utilization...
  94. ncbi Outcomes of an integrated telehealth network demonstration project
    Susan L Dimmick
    UT Telehealth Network, Knoxville, Tennessee 37922, USA
    Telemed J E Health 9:13-23. 2003
    ..Once each county had an integrated telehealth network, the county networks could be linked to provide regional services and coordination on a statewide basis...
  95. ncbi Health insurance coverage for oral diseases. Toward a more sophisticated model
    Hilary Sherman Weiss
    National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Leg Med 24:175-98. 2003
  96. ncbi [Availability and services of dentists under pressure?]
    E van der Schee
    Nederlands instituut voor onderzoek van de gezondheidszorg NIVEL, Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 110:181-4. 2003
    ..The patients were very satisfied with the accessibility and the services delivered by the dentists in the Netherlands. With the availability there seem to be some possible problems...
  97. ncbi "What's a dentist to do? The two-headed dragon"
    David H Lipschultz
    Northwest Dent 86:4, 66. 2007
  98. ncbi Unmet orthodontic treatment need in rural Nigerian adolescents
    O D Otuyemi
    Faculty of Dentistry, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:363-6. 1997
    ..35). The study also provided reliable baseline data for planning orthodontic services in Nigeria especially in areas where there are no dental services...
  99. ncbi [Factors associated with oral health habits and use of dental services by adolescents]
    Rosane Silvia Davoglio
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Canoas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:655-67. 2009
    ..Oral health habits were associated with family SES and psychosocial factors except for frequency of annual dental visits. As for lifestyle, low candy consumption had a positive impact on reasons for use of dental appointments...
  100. ncbi Maximize clinical productivity and practice growth ... take action now! Part 1
    Sandy Pardue
    Classic Practice Resources, USA
    Dent Today 26:136, 138-9. 2007
  101. 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
    ..Likewise were experiences from the most recent dental visit and to some extent past care experiences like school dentistry. Almost no correlation was seen between socio-economic factors and satisfaction...

Research Grants87

  1. Dental PBRN Network Chair
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..To our knowledge, we have more experience with dental practice-based research than any other team in the nation, which will enhance our anticipated success with the Dental PBRN. ..
  2. Mid-Career Investigator Award-Patient-Oriented Research
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  3. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  4. Oral Health/OHRQOL among low-SES rural adults
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  5. Alabama Dental Practice Research Network Development
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Xylitol Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT): UAB Clinical Center
    GREGG GILBERT; 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. ..
  7. UAB Oral Health Research Infrastructure Improvement
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..a unique database that is unprecedented in adult oral health disparities research, oral epidemiology, and dental health services research...
  9. UAB Oral Health Research Innovation
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in Florida
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Effectiveness of the interventions will be measured through population-based surveys and utilization of the hotline and clinics. ..
  11. Occupational Injuries Among Immigrant Poultry Workers: Development & Progression
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such research will provide the basis of future efforts to reduce disparities in occupational injuries in the fastest growing segment of the meat processing industry through education and enforcement. ..
  12. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  13. Rural Older Adults: Oral Health, Diet & Quality of Life
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Patient Visits to Physician Offices and/or Emergency Rooms for Dental Problems
    Leonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These issues will grow in importance with the aging of the population, as elderly individuals, in general, are more likely to visit a physician than a dentist. ..
  15. Oral Health Disparities Among Elders With and Without Cognitive Impairment
    Bei Wu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  16. Occupational Injuries Among Immigrant Poultry Workers: Development & Progression
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such research will provide the basis of future efforts to reduce disparities in occupational injuries in the fastest growing segment of the meat processing industry through education and enforcement. ..
  17. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  18. Occupational Injuries Among Immigrant Poultry Workers: Development & Progression
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such research will provide the basis of future efforts to reduce disparities in occupational injuries in the fastest growing segment of the meat processing industry through education and enforcement. ..
  19. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  20. JUSTA: Justice and Health for Poultry Workers
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. RURAL ELDERS' DIABETES SELF MANAGEMENT--ETHNIC VARIATION
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Multivariate techniques will be used in the analysis of the survey data. A systematic approach will be used to analyze the qualitative data. ..
  22. RURAL ELDERS: ETHNICITY, FOOD MEANING & DIET MEASUREMENT
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These participants will complete six 24 hour diet recall interviews over a six month period, which will be used to validate the adapted Food Frequency Questionnaire and Meal Pattern Questionnaire. ..
  23. Florida Model for Oral Cancer Control, Phase I
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  24. Toothache Pain: Sources of Care and Self-Remedies
    Leonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The instrument will be pretested on poor White, Black, Hispanic subjects (both individuals who sought relief from dentists and those who did not) who have experienced toothache pain during the preceding six months. ..
  25. Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  26. Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & Health
    Thomas A Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  27. International Caries Detection and Assessement System
    Amid Ismail; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finding of the workshop will be used in a second workshop, to be organized by Dr. George Stookey, which will focus on the design of caries clinical trials and new diagnostic technology. ..
  28. 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. ..
  29. Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status and Oral Health
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In Aim 2 mixed-effect multilevel models will be used to estimate the effects of neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage on perceived oral health controlling for individual-level characteristics. ..
  30. Localized Aggressive Periodontitis: Microbial & Host Markers for Susceptibility
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  31. Examination of Oral Health Literacy in Public Health Practice
    Jessica Y Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  32. Prevention of Dental Caries in Early Head Start Children
    RICHARD GARY ROZIER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The result of successful implementation of preventive dental programs should be less disease and improved quality of life among children and their families. ..
  33. Oral Health Disparities Among High-Risk Populations
    Monica Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Fisher's research and career development. The proposed plans will intensify and focus Dr. Fisher's career development, and make innovative, methodologically sophisticated contributions to the literature. ..
  34. Conference on Closing the Gap in Hispanics' Oral Health
    Gustavo Cruz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Effects of Immigration on Oral Health: A Comparative Study
    Gustavo Cruz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study would help elucidate the effects of ethnicity on the oral health of immigrants by examining some of the underlying factors associated with disparities in oral health. ..
  36. Communication in Late-stage Cancer: Exploring Hospice Decision
    Deborah Waldrop; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..3) Understanding how end-of-life decisions are made is essential for the efficient planning and delivery of comprehensive services for the growing number of adults who will die from cancer. ..
  37. 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. ..
  38. Linking Mother and Child Access to Dental Care
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Aim 4 analyses of children will determine whether mothers' loss of dental insurance results in fewer children dental utilization. ..
  39. TRIALS TO ENHANCE ELDERS TOOTH/ORAL HEALTH (TEETH)
    Asuman Kiyak; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..An ancillary objective is to determine the impact of ethnicity, intervention site, self-efficacy, and dentist variability on treatment outcomes. ..
  40. An innovative psychoeducational method & ECC prevention
    Karin Weber Gasparoni; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If successful, widespread use of this psychoeducational intervention could have a profound impact in efforts to reduce oral health disparities. ..
  41. Oral Health Status and Habits of Young Children with Developmental Delay
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  42. Improving Access to Improve Quality in an HMO
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data Sources. Group Health automated data bases. Analyses. Descriptive, bivariate, regression, and time series analyses will be performed. ..
  43. 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.
  44. 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. ..