Timothy A Smith
Affiliation: University of Kentucky
- Fear of dental care: are we making any progress?Timothy A Smith
Behavioral Science Department, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0086, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 134:1101-8. 2003..Dental anxiety has been a well-studied phenomenon since the late 1960s. The purpose of this literature review was to compare self-reported levels of dental anxiety during the past 50 years...
- Improving the oral health knowledge of osteopathic medical studentsJudith Skelton
Department of Oral Health Science, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Lexington 40536 0297, USA
J Dent Educ 66:1289-96. 2002..Students reported using the knowledge and oral exam techniques included in the course and felt that it was a valuable addition to their curriculum...
- Factors influencing use of dental services in rural and urban communities: considerations for practitioners in underserved areasLisa J Heaton
A 219 Kentucky Clinic, College of Dentistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
J Dent Educ 68:1081-9. 2004..They have unique opportunities to provide education to their patients regarding the importance of dental care and the role of oral health in overall physical health...
- Applicants' opinions about the selection process for oral and maxillofacial surgery programsRobert D Marciani
Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:608-14. 2003..Differences from the previous (1976) survey, a profile of applicants in 2000, and characteristics of OMS residency programs that applicants view as attractive are discussed...
- Use of handheld computer technology to monitor general practice residents' clinical experiencesMarc D Dyer
General Practice Residency, Division of General Dentistry, Kentucky Clinic Dentistry, Kentucky, USA
J Dent Educ 70:1328-38. 2006..This methodology was beneficial to residency directors by allowing the examination of the experience distribution of each discipline in dentistry to determine the range of experiences that residents achieved...
- Predicting anxiety during dental treatment using patients'self-reports: less is moreLisa J Heaton
University of Washington, Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 138:188-95; quiz 248-9. 2007..Self-reported dental fear measures seldom are used in clinical practice to assess patients' fears. This study examined how well dental fear measures predicted anxious behaviors displayed during dental treatment...