dmf index

Summary

Summary: "Decayed, missing and filled teeth," a routinely used statistical concept in dentistry.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Dental caries experience and its relationship to social and behavioural factors among 3-5-year-old children in Uganda
    S N Kiwanuka
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Paediatr Dent 14:336-46. 2004
  2. ncbi Validation of the Child Perceptions Questionnaire (CPQ 11-14)
    L A Foster Page
    Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, PO Box 647, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Dent Res 84:649-52. 2005
  3. pmc Evaluation of oral health-related quality of life among Sudanese schoolchildren using Child-OIDP inventory
    Nazik M Nurelhuda
    Department of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:152. 2010
  4. ncbi Changes in dental caries 1953-2003
    T M Marthaler
    Center for Dentistry, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Caries Res 38:173-81. 2004
  5. ncbi Introducing the Significant Caries Index together with a proposal for a new global oral health goal for 12-year-olds
    D Bratthall
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Faculty of Odontology, Carl Gustafs väg 34, SE 214 21 Maimö, Sweden
    Int Dent J 50:378-84. 2000
  6. ncbi Social gradients and cumulative effects of income and education on dental health in the Fourth German Oral Health Study
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:120-8. 2010
  7. ncbi Sociobehavioural risk factors in dental caries - international perspectives
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:274-9. 2005
  8. ncbi Using universal patterns of caries for planning and evaluating dental care
    A Sheiham
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK a sheiham ucl ac uk
    Caries Res 44:141-50. 2010
  9. ncbi Caries prevalence and severity, and quality of life in Brazilian 2- to 4-year-old children
    Cristina M F Gradella
    Faculdade de Macapá, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Macapá, Brazil
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:498-504. 2011
  10. ncbi Association between AMELX polymorphisms and dental caries in Koreans
    S W Kang
    Department of Oral Pathology and Institute of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Oral Dis 17:399-406. 2011

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  1. ncbi Dental caries experience and its relationship to social and behavioural factors among 3-5-year-old children in Uganda
    S N Kiwanuka
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Paediatr Dent 14:336-46. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the socio-demographic and behavioural correlates of caries experience and sugar intake patterns among pre-school children in Uganda...
  2. ncbi Validation of the Child Perceptions Questionnaire (CPQ 11-14)
    L A Foster Page
    Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, PO Box 647, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Dent Res 84:649-52. 2005
    ..Children in the worst 25% of the DMFS distribution had higher CPQ(11-14) scores overall and for each of the 4 subscales. The construct validity of the CPQ(11-14) appears to be acceptable...
  3. pmc Evaluation of oral health-related quality of life among Sudanese schoolchildren using Child-OIDP inventory
    Nazik M Nurelhuda
    Department of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:152. 2010
    ..Information on oral health-related quality of life, in addition to clinical measures, is essential for healthcare policy makers to promote oral health resources and address oral health needs...
  4. ncbi Changes in dental caries 1953-2003
    T M Marthaler
    Center for Dentistry, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Caries Res 38:173-81. 2004
    ..For this and other reasons, caries epidemiology will remain an indispensable part of dental public health...
  5. ncbi Introducing the Significant Caries Index together with a proposal for a new global oral health goal for 12-year-olds
    D Bratthall
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Faculty of Odontology, Carl Gustafs väg 34, SE 214 21 Maimö, Sweden
    Int Dent J 50:378-84. 2000
    ..To describe a new index, the 'Significant Caries Index' (SiC Index) with the intention of focusing attention on those individuals with the highest caries scores in each population...
  6. ncbi Social gradients and cumulative effects of income and education on dental health in the Fourth German Oral Health Study
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:120-8. 2010
    ..To consider differential effects of income and education on oral health for each indicator separately and in combination. Finally the combined effects of the lowest income level and the lowest level of education were examined...
  7. ncbi Sociobehavioural risk factors in dental caries - international perspectives
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:274-9. 2005
    ..In future public health programmes, systematic risk factor assessment may therefore be instrumental in the planning and surveillance of oral health promotion and oral disease intervention programmes...
  8. ncbi Using universal patterns of caries for planning and evaluating dental care
    A Sheiham
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK a sheiham ucl ac uk
    Caries Res 44:141-50. 2010
    ..This is true regardless of the presence of fluoride. Any improvement in dental health will cause this effect...
  9. ncbi Caries prevalence and severity, and quality of life in Brazilian 2- to 4-year-old children
    Cristina M F Gradella
    Faculdade de Macapá, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Macapá, Brazil
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:498-504. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of caries and severe caries on preschool children's quality of life...
  10. ncbi Association between AMELX polymorphisms and dental caries in Koreans
    S W Kang
    Department of Oral Pathology and Institute of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Oral Dis 17:399-406. 2011
    ..AMELX is the gene coding amelogenin, which is the most important factor for normal enamel development. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between dental caries and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in AMELX...
  11. ncbi Case definition, aetiology and risk assessment of early childhood caries (ECC): a revisited review
    G Vadiakas
    Dept of Paediatric Dentistry, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 9:114-25. 2008
    ..To provide a review of the existing literature on early childhood caries (ECC) with particular reference on the nomenclature, case definition, epidemiology, etiology and risk assessment...
  12. ncbi Twenty-four month incidence of root caries among a diverse group of adults
    G H Gilbert
    School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ala 35294 0007, USA
    Caries Res 35:366-75. 2001
    ..1) Describe for a diverse sample the 24-month incidence of root caries, and (2) test its association with a broad range of clinical, behavioral, financial, and sociodemographic factors...
  13. pmc Association between enamel hypoplasia and dental caries in primary second molars: a cohort study
    L Hong
    Department of Dental Public Health and Behavioral Science, School of Dentistry, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64108 2784, USA
    Caries Res 43:345-53. 2009
    ..Enamel hypoplasia appears to be a significant risk factor for caries and should be considered in caries risk assessment...
  14. ncbi Nursing caries, linear hypoplasia, and nursing and weaning habits in Tanzanian infants
    M Matee
    Department of Microbiology, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 22:289-93. 1994
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  15. ncbi Oral health status of heroin users in a rehabilitation centre in Hubei province, China
    M Du
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, College and Hospital of Stomatology, Hubei Medical University, Wuhan City, PR China
    Community Dent Health 18:94-8. 2001
    ..Mucosal lesions were not widely prevalent. Both social factors and characteristics of drug use were related to oral health in this group...
  16. ncbi Pit and fissure sealants in the prevention of dental caries in children and adolescents: a systematic review
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics, Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Can Dent Assoc 74:171-7. 2008
    ..To investigate the evidence for sealants as a means to prevent caries in children and adolescents and, in the presence of suitable supporting evidence, to develop a protocol for the application of sealants...
  17. ncbi Dental health in a group of drug addicts in Italy
    I F Angelillo
    Institute of Hygiene, Medical School, University of Reggio Calabria, Catanzaro, Italy
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 19:36-7. 1991
    ..37 and 1.71, respectively. The poor dental health in this target group indicates the need for more extensive collaboration between the social and dental health care sectors...
  18. ncbi Effect of long-term consumption of milk supplemented with probiotic lactobacilli and fluoride on dental caries and general health in preschool children: a cluster-randomized study
    C Stecksen-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Caries Res 43:374-81. 2009
    ..It is concluded that daily consumption of milk containing probiotic bacteria and fluoride reduced caries in preschool children with a prevented fraction of 75%. Additional beneficial health effects were evident...
  19. ncbi Dental caries in Quebec adults aged 35 to 44 years
    J M Brodeur
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Montreal University, Quebec
    J Can Dent Assoc 66:374-9. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of dental caries in Quebec adults aged 35 to 44...
  20. ncbi Dental health and disease determinants among 35-year-olds in Oslo, Norway
    Rasa Skudutyte-Rysstad
    Institute of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Odontol Scand 67:50-6. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify non-biological determinants associated with the number of sound teeth (ST) and presence of decayed surfaces (DS) among 35-year-old Oslo citizens...
  21. ncbi PUFA--an index of clinical consequences of untreated dental caries
    B Monse
    Department of Education, Health and Nutrition Centre, City Division, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:77-82. 2010
    ..Only limited data are available on the clinical consequences of untreated dental caries because there is no measure to quantify the prevalence and severity of oral conditions resulting from untreated dental caries...
  22. ncbi Dentition of addiction in Queensland: poor dental status and major contributing drugs
    A S Reece
    Southcity Medical Centre, Brisbane, Queensland
    Aust Dent J 52:144-9. 2007
    ..Although it is said that drug addiction is associated with poor dental health, there is little research in this area. In particular, there is little work comparing the effects of the different drugs of addiction...
  23. ncbi Caries prediction: a review of the literature
    L V Powell
    Restorative Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle 98126, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 26:361-71. 1998
    ..Bacterial levels are included in the most accurate prediction models. Sociodemographic variables are most important to caries prediction models for young children and older adults...
  24. ncbi Socio-demographic correlates of early childhood caries prevalence and severity in a developing country--South Africa
    Thomas C Postma
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
    Int Dent J 58:91-7. 2008
    ..To describe Early Childhood Caries (ECC) severity in South Africa and examine the association between ECC and socio-demographic factors, area-based measures of sugar consumption and water fluoride levels...
  25. ncbi Deprivation and oral health: a review
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:161-9. 2000
    ..Deprivation measures have a major role to play in research that examines features of people and places, and how they promote and/or damage both oral and general health...
  26. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of sodium fluoride mouthrinses: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:223-30. 2004
    ..The need for further clinical trials to elucidate the effect of FMRs in risk patients and older adults is emphasized...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi Socioeconomic inequalities in the distribution of dental caries in Brazilian preschool children
    Chaiana Piovesan
    Universidade Federal de Santa Maria UFSM, Rio Grande do Sul, Rua Acampamento 239 01, Santa Maria, RS 97 050 000, Brazil
    J Public Health Dent 70:319-26. 2010
    ..This study assessed the inequality in caries distribution and the association between socioeconomic indicators and caries experience of preschool children in a city in Brazil...
  29. ncbi Motivating mothers to prevent caries: confirming the beneficial effect of counseling
    Philip Weinstein
    Dental Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, School of Dentistry, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:789-93. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of a motivational interviewing (MI) counseling visit with traditional health education for mothers of young children at high risk of developing dental caries...
  30. ncbi Validation of a Chinese version of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP)
    May C M Wong
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:423-30. 2002
    ..To translate the original English version of Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP) into a Chinese version, to validate the translated instrument for use among the elderly in Hong Kong and to derive a Chinese short-form OHIP...
  31. ncbi The long-term effect of a plaque control program on tooth mortality, caries and periodontal disease in adults. Results after 30 years of maintenance
    P Axelsson
    Department of Periodontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 31:749-57. 2004
    ..The biofilm that forms and remains on tooth surfaces is the main etiological factor in caries and periodontal disease. Prevention of caries and periodontal disease must be based on means that counteract this bacterial plaque...
  32. pmc Predictors of dental caries progression in primary teeth
    A I Ismail
    Detroit Center for Research on Oral Health Disparities, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    J Dent Res 88:270-5. 2009
    ..The selected risk factors in the final model explained about 20% of the variation in the increment...
  33. ncbi Smoking and caries experience in subjects with various form of periodontal diseases from a teaching hospital clinic
    R Al-Habashneh
    Department of Preventive, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Int J Dent Hyg 7:55-61. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationships between aggressive periodontitis (AgP), caries and smoking...
  34. pmc Prevalence of early childhood caries among very young urban Boston children compared with US children
    Martha E Nunn
    Boston University School of Dental Medicine, Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research, 715 Albany, 560, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Public Health Dent 69:156-62. 2009
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  35. ncbi The association of early childhood caries and race/ethnicity among California preschool children
    Caroline H Shiboski
    Department of Stomatology, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0422, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:38-46. 2003
    ..This paper explores the role of race/ethnicity in the occurrence of early childhood caries (ECC) among California Head Start (HS) and non-HS preschool children...
  36. ncbi Enhancing oral health via sense of coherence: a cluster-randomized trial
    O Nammontri
    Unit of Dental Public Health, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, UK
    J Dent Res 92:26-31. 2013
    ..The findings offer experimental evidence that OHRQoL can be influenced by SOC. SOC may also provide an avenue for oral health promotion (Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry ACTRN12612000547842)...
  37. ncbi Dental caries experience of preschool children from the North Brisbane region
    K B Hallett
    Children s Oral Health Service, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland
    Aust Dent J 47:331-8. 2002
    ..To report the dental caries experience of preschool children within the north Brisbane region and to investigate the association between selected social and demographic variables and disease presence...
  38. ncbi Oral health status and oral health behaviour of urban and rural schoolchildren in Southern Thailand
    P E Petersen
    University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department for Community Dentistry, Denmark
    Int Dent J 51:95-102. 2001
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  39. ncbi Children's oral health in Italy: training and clinical calibration of examiners for the National Pathfinder about caries disease
    Paolo Castiglia
    Institute of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Sassari, Italy
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:255-61. 2007
    ..To evaluate the dental status of 12-year-old children in 2004, an epidemiological survey called 'National pathfinder about children's oral health in Italy' was planned. The present paper describes the clinical calibration method...
  40. ncbi Oral status and its association with obesity in Southern Brazilian older people
    Juliana Balbinot Hilgert
    Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Gerodontology 26:46-52. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether tooth loss and edentulism that were not rehabilitated with dental prostheses were associated with obesity among elderly in Southern Brazil...
  41. ncbi Dental caries in 0- to 5-year-old Brazilian children: prevalence, severity, and associated factors
    Simone Helena Ferreira
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Lutheran University of Brazil, Canoas, Brazil
    Int J Paediatr Dent 17:289-96. 2007
    ..This cross-sectional study investigated the prevalence and severity of dental caries and their association with demographic and socio-economic variables in Brazilian preschoolers...
  42. pmc Taste genes associated with dental caries
    S Wendell
    Center for Oral Health Research in Appalachia, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Dent Res 89:1198-202. 2010
    ..Statistically significant associations were seen in TAS2R38 and TAS1R2 for caries risk and/or protection...
  43. ncbi Dental health and treatment needs in institutionalized psychiatric patients in Italy
    I F Angelillo
    Department of Hygiene, University of Reggio Calabria, Catanzaro, Italy
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 23:360-4. 1995
    ..More coordinated efforts between the social and dental care sector must be maintained to serve adequately the need of this disadvantaged group...
  44. ncbi The relationship of enamel defects and caries: a cohort study
    A G R Targino
    Department of Clinical and Social Dentistry, Federal University of Paraiba, Joao Pessoa, Brazil
    Oral Dis 17:420-6. 2011
    ..Is there a relationship between enamel defects and early childhood caries?..
  45. pmc Dental caries and enamel defects in very low birth weight adolescents
    S Nelson
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4905, USA
    Caries Res 44:509-18. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine developmental enamel defects and dental caries in very low birth weight adolescents with high risk (HR-VLBW) and low risk (LR-VLBW) compared to full-term (term) adolescents...
  46. pmc Children's tooth decay in a public health program to encourage low-income pregnant women to utilize dental care
    Peter Milgrom
    Northwest Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:76. 2010
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  47. ncbi Dental caries in relation to smoking and the use of Swedish snus: epidemiological studies covering 20 years (1983-2003)
    Anders Hugoson
    Center for Oral Health, School of Health Sciences, University of Jönköping, Jonkoping, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 70:289-96. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate some intra-oral caries-associated variables and tobacco use on dental caries...
  48. ncbi Prevalence of oral health status in visually impaired children
    Kvkk Reddy
    Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, College of Dental Surgery, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 29:25-7. 2011
    ..The epidemiological investigation was carried out among 228 children selected from two schools of similar socioeconomic strata in and around Chennai city...
  49. pmc The severity of dental caries in adults aged 35 to 44 years residing in the metropolitan area of a large city in Brazil: a cross-sectional study
    Simone M Costa
    Department of Dentistry, Universidade Estadual de Montes Claros, Montes Claros, Brazil
    BMC Oral Health 12:25. 2012
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  50. ncbi The association of early dental caries patterns with caries incidence in preschool children
    D M O'Sullivan
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT06030 1610, USA
    J Public Health Dent 56:81-3. 1996
    ..This study assessed the development of caries in preschool children over two years according to baseline caries pattern...
  51. ncbi Translation and validation of the Arabic version of the Geriatric Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI)
    Shaher Daradkeh
    Ministry of Health, Irbid, Jordan
    J Oral Sci 50:453-9. 2008
    ..It could therefore be used as a valuable instrument for measuring oral health-related quality of life for people in this region...
  52. ncbi Oral health in children and adolescents with different socio-cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
    Lisa Bøge Christensen
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 68:34-42. 2010
    ..To describe the occurrence and severity of dental caries in children and adolescents and to relate these findings to the subject's socio-cultural and socio-economic backgrounds...
  53. ncbi Dental caries experience and association to risk indicators of remote rural populations
    Sean L Cook
    Private Practice, Newburgh, Indianapolis, IA 47629, USA
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:275-83. 2008
    ..Therefore, it is important to identify and target patients at risk of developing caries in order to develop specific preventive measures...
  54. ncbi Dental status of patients with mental disorders in a Nigerian teaching hospital: a preliminary survey
    Abiola A Adeniyi
    Preventive Unit, Dental Department, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
    Spec Care Dentist 31:134-7. 2011
    ..006), and caries occurrence (p= .047). The oral health status of psychiatric patients in Nigeria is poor, indicating the need to provide oral health education and increase access to dental care for these patients...
  55. ncbi Dental caries prevalence among preschool children of Hubli: Dharwad city
    R Mahejabeen
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad, India
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 24:19-22. 2006
    ..The prevalence of dental caries was 54.1%. The attitude of mothers towards children's oral health made a statistical difference in the mean dmft levels...
  56. ncbi Validity of scoring caries and primary molar hypomineralization (DMH) on intraoral photographs
    M E C Elfrink
    Dept Cariology, Endodontology and Pedodontology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam ACTA, University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 10:5-10. 2009
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  57. pmc Genetic susceptibility to dental caries on pit and fissure and smooth surfaces
    J R Shaffer
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Caries Res 46:38-46. 2012
    ..001), indicating that genetic factors may exert differential effects on caries risk in PFS versus SMS in the primary dentition...
  58. ncbi Prevalence and distribution of root caries in Pomerania, North-East Germany
    Ch Splieth
    Center for Oral Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Caries Res 38:333-40. 2004
    ..With about half of over-45-year-olds having at least one carious/filled root surface and increasing number of retained teeth in seniors, root caries is a relevant and probably growing disease in Pomerania and East Germany...
  59. ncbi Prevalence pattern of dental caries in the primary dentition among school children
    S Saravanan
    Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Annamalai University
    Indian J Dent Res 16:140-6. 2005
    ..lower) revealed higher caries prevalence in Maxillary anterior teeth (P < 0.001) and Mandibular posterior teeth (P < 0.001). In both the sexes and arches, primary second molars showed higher caries prevalence...
  60. ncbi Oral health status and treatment requirements of hospitalized psychiatric patients in Bangalore city: a comparative study
    R Rekha
    Dept of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Dayanand Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 20:63-7. 2002
    ..Higher proportion of psychiatric patients were suffering from TMJ disorders. Further, extensive dental treatment requirements were observed among these patients...
  61. ncbi Relationship between oral health and its impact on quality of life among adolescents
    Maria Gabriela Haye Biazevic
    Department of Social Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Braz Oral Res 22:36-42. 2008
    ..245). Association between the mean OHIP and the terciles was not significant (p = 0.146); there were also no associations between periodontal condition and OHIP nor were there associations between the presence of fluorosis and mean OHIP...
  62. ncbi The condition of teeth in the UK in 1998 and implications for the future
    J Nunn
    University of Newcastle upon Tyne
    Br Dent J 189:639-44. 2000
    ..The overall trends are encouraging, but there is a need to review the way disease is managed in adults in the United Kingdom...
  63. pmc Factors associated with dental caries among institutionalized residents with schizophrenia in Taiwan: a cross-sectional study
    Kuan Yu Chu
    Community Medicine Research Center and Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:482. 2010
    ..This study investigates the individual and treatment factors associated with the dental caries among institutionalized residents with schizophrenia in Taiwan...
  64. ncbi Rampant early childhood dental decay: an example from Italy
    S Petti
    Sanarelli Hygiene Institute, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Public Health Dent 60:159-66. 2000
    ..This study sought to estimate the prevalence and related prediction factors for dental caries in 3- to 5-year-old children in Rome, Italy...
  65. ncbi Microbiological profiles in saliva and supragingival plaque from caries-active adolescents before and after a short-term daily intake of milk supplemented with probiotic bacteria - a pilot study
    Michala Oron Lexner
    University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Oral Health Prev Dent 8:383-8. 2010
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  66. ncbi Oral health and treatment needs of institutionalized chronic psychiatric patients in Istanbul, Turkey
    O Gurbuz
    Department of Dentistry, Bakirkoy Research and Training Hospital for Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Istanbul, Turkey
    Community Dent Health 27:151-7. 2010
    ..To assess the oral health status and treatment needs in a group of hospitalized chronic psychiatric patients...
  67. ncbi 5-Year survival of ART restorations with and without cavity disinfection
    A Farag
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Minia University, Minia City, Egypt
    J Dent 37:468-74. 2009
    ..The null-hypothesis tested was that there is no difference between the survival of ART restorations with, and without, cavity disinfection among adolescents after 5 years...
  68. pmc Psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (B-ECOHIS)
    Ana Carolina Scarpelli
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Federal University of Minas Gerais Av, Antonio Carlos 6627, Belo Horizonte, MG, 31270 901, Brazil
    BMC Oral Health 11:19. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the ECOHIS (B-ECOHIS)...
  69. ncbi Prevalence of dental caries and enamel defects in Connecticut Head Start children
    Marilia J Montero
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Dent 25:235-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of dental caries and enamel defects in a sample of predominantly African American and Hispanic children from an inner city Head Start program located in Connecticut...
  70. ncbi Basic oral health goals for Spain 2015/2020
    Manuel Bravo
    University of Granada, Spain
    Int Dent J 59:78-82; quiz 62. 2009
    ..To define the basic oral health goals for Spain 2015 (children)/2020 (adults)...
  71. ncbi The caries experience and behavior of dental patients with autism spectrum disorder
    Cheen Y Loo
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1518-24. 2008
    ..The authors conducted a study to evaluate the demographics, caries experience and behavior of patients with ASD and compare these characteristics with those of patients without ASD (unaffected patients)...
  72. pmc Oral health and the impact of socio-behavioural factors in a cross sectional survey of 12-year old school children in Laos
    Nanna Jürgensen
    Department for Community Dentistry and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Oester Farimagsgade 5, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMC Oral Health 9:29. 2009
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  73. ncbi An assessment of the dental health of chronic institutionalized patients with psychiatric disease in Israel
    Shlomo Paul Zusman
    Ministry of Health, Dental Health Division, Jerusalem, Israel
    Spec Care Dentist 30:18-22. 2010
    ..Dental professionals in the health service should be rewarded to restore teeth in this population rather than just to extract them...
  74. ncbi Trends in dental caries in 1- to 4-year-old children in a Brazilian city between 1997 and 2008
    Marcelo Bonecker
    Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Paediatr Dent 20:125-31. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess trends in dental caries prevalence and severity in 1- to 4 year-old children living in Diadema, Brazil, over a 11-year period, from 1997 to 2008...
  75. ncbi Oral health-related quality of life of children by dental caries and fluorosis experience
    Loc G Do
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Public Health Dent 67:132-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of children by dental caries and fluorosis status...
  76. ncbi Holes a plenty: oral health status a major issue for newly arrived refugees in Australia
    N Davidson
    Victorian Immigrant Health Program, Melbourne
    Aust Dent J 51:306-11. 2006
    ..This paper identifies the disparities and highlights major dental health issues for Australia's growing and constantly changing refugee population...
  77. ncbi Oral Impacts on Daily Performance in Norwegian adults: validity, reliability and prevalence estimates
    A N Astrøm
    Centre for International Health, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Oral Sci 113:289-96. 2005
    ..Prevalence estimates were low, suggesting that the current oral health status has little impact on the daily performance of the Norwegian adult population...
  78. ncbi Contributions of social context to inequality in dental caries: a multilevel analysis of Japanese 3-year-old children
    J Aida
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Division of Oral Health Science, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:149-56. 2008
    ..However, the contribution of social context to dental caries among people in various regions remains unclear when individual health behavior is taken into account...
  79. ncbi The dentinal caries experience of children in the United Kingdom, 2003
    N B Pitts
    Dental Health Services Research Unit, The Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    Br Dent J 200:313-20. 2006
    ..The 2003 Children's Dental Health Survey is the fourth in a series of decennial national children's dental health surveys...
  80. ncbi Cariogram--a multifactorial risk assessment model for a multifactorial disease
    Douglas Bratthall
    Department of Cariology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:256-64. 2005
    ..It expresses as to what extent different etiological factors of caries affect caries risk. The Cariogram identifies the caries risk factors for the individual and provides examples of preventive and treatment strategies to the clinician...
  81. ncbi Current understanding of the epidemiology mechanisms, and prevention of dental caries in preschool children
    Norman Tinanoff
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
    Pediatr Dent 24:543-51. 2002
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  82. ncbi Evaluation of a computer program for caries risk assessment in schoolchildren
    G Hänsel Petersson
    Department of Cariology, Faculty of Odontology, University of Malmo, Sweden
    Caries Res 36:327-40. 2002
    ..The Cariogram predicted caries increment more accurately than any included single-factor model. How this finding can be translated into daily practice in the best and most practical way is a matter for future research...
  83. ncbi The second national survey of oral health status of children and adults in China
    Hong Ying Wang
    Int Dent J 52:283-90. 2002
    ..To describe the oral health status of Chinese children and adults at national level in relation to location and province and to highlight changes in dental caries experience...
  84. ncbi Bacterial, behavioral and environmental factors associated with early childhood caries
    Francisco J Ramos-Gomez
    Growth and Development Division of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 26:165-73. 2002
    ..ECC correlated significantly with child's age and lack of dental insurance of the children, as well as inversely with both family income and the educational level of the mother of the child...
  85. ncbi The oral health of psychiatric in-patients in South Wales
    S Lewis
    Department of Adult Dental Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF144XY, Wales, UK
    Spec Care Dentist 21:182-6. 2001
    ..The oral hygiene of the dentate population was poor, and there was little periodontal disease. Treatment needs were mainly for scaling and polishing. There were no significant differences found between subgroups within the population...
  86. ncbi Caries prevalence of permanent teeth: a national survey of children in Iceland using ICDAS
    Helga Agustsdottir
    Ministry of Health, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:299-309. 2010
    ..The Icelandic Oral Health Survey aimed to obtain new national data on the oral health of Icelandic children and teenagers...
  87. pmc Geo-mapping of caries risk in children and adolescents - a novel approach for allocation of preventive care
    Ulf Stromberg
    Section of Community and Preventive Dentistry, Maxillofacial Unit, Halland Hospital, SE 301 85 Halmstad, Sweden
    BMC Oral Health 11:26. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to apply a novel concept for presenting epidemiological data based on caries risk in the region of Halland in southwest Sweden, using geo-maps...
  88. ncbi Oral health status of older rural adults in the United States
    Clemencia M Vargas
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore 21201 1586, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:479-86. 2003
    ..Little is known about the oral health care of older rural residents. The authors describe oral health indicators for the older adult population by place of residence in the United States...
  89. ncbi Dental caries patterns and oral health behaviors in Arizona infants and toddlers
    J M Douglass
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 1610, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:14-22. 2001
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  90. ncbi Does smoking increase risk for caries? a cross-sectional study in an Italian military academy
    G Campus
    Dental Institute, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    Caries Res 45:40-6. 2011
    ..Traditionally, tobacco is considered as part of the military culture. A cross-sectional survey was designed to clarify if smoking habit increases the caries risk in a sample of Italian adults attending a Military Academy...
  91. ncbi Parental smoking practices and caries experience in pre-school children
    S A Williams
    Dental Public Health, Leeds Dental Institute, Leeds, UK
    Caries Res 34:117-22. 2000
    ..It is concluded that maternal smoking is a significant factor to be considered as an additional risk indicator beyond social class when predicting caries risk in young children...
  92. ncbi Oral health status of the visually impaired children--a south Indian study
    Vabitha Shetty
    Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Children Dentistry, A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Karnataka, India
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 34:213-6. 2010
    ..The oral health of children who are visually impaired can be disadvantaged, since they are often unable to adequately apply the techniques necessary to control plaque...
  93. ncbi Oral health and treatment needs in institutionalized psychiatric patients in India
    A M Kenkre
    Departments of Periodontia, Community Dentistry, and Oral Pathology, Goa Dental College and Hospital, Bambolim, Santa Cruz, Goa 403 202, India
    Indian J Dent Res 11:5-11. 2000
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  94. ncbi A microbiological study in relation to the presence of caries and calculus
    Gunnar Dahlen
    Department of Oral Microbiology, Institute of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 68:199-206. 2010
    ..To examine whether oral microflora in individuals with caries differs from that of individuals with calculus in Thai adolescents with poor oral hygiene...
  95. ncbi Caries prevalence in an adult population: results of the Study of Health in Pomerania, Germany (SHIP)
    Ch Splieth
    Center of Oral Health, University of Greifswald, Germany
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:149-55. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the caries prevalence in the adult population of Pomerania, Germany in comparison to national and international data...
  96. pmc Utilization of dental health care services in context of the HIV epidemic- a cross-sectional study of dental patients in the Sudan
    Elwalid Fadul Nasir
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Science and Technology, Omdurman, Sudan
    BMC Oral Health 9:30. 2009
    ..It was hypothesized that enabling factors would add to the explanation of dental care utilization beyond that of predisposing and need related factors...
  97. ncbi Targeting school-based dental sealant programs: who is at "higher risk"?
    Mark D Siegal
    Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Oral Health Services, 246 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:140-7. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of various school-level Free and Reduced Price Meal Program (FRPMP) enrollment-based risk thresholds on the ability of school-based sealant programs (S-BSPs) to reach higher risk children...
  98. ncbi A cluster randomised trial of effectiveness of educational intervention in primary health care on early childhood caries
    S Z Mohebbi
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Caries Res 43:110-8. 2009
    ..Regarding de, NNT for group A was 4 and for B 9; the figures for dt were 13 and 17, respectively. In conclusion, oral health education given to mothers by general health staff is a valuable tool to prevent caries in infants and toddlers...
  99. ncbi Clustering of obesity and dental caries with lifestyle factors among Danish adolescents
    Ayse Basak Cinar
    Community Dental Health Department, Institute of Odontology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Oral Health Prev Dent 9:123-30. 2011
    ..To assess any clustering between obesity, dental health, and lifestyle factors (dietary patterns, physical activity, smoking, and alcohol consumption) among adolescents...
  100. ncbi Root surface and coronal caries in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    J Hintao
    Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Songkhla, Thailand
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:302-9. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) on coronal and root surface caries and to investigate some factors suspected of being related to or interacting with DM, that may be associated with coronal and root surface caries...
  101. ncbi Changes in dental caries prevalence in 12-year-old students in the State of Mexico after 9 years of salt fluoridation
    M E Irigoyen
    Departemento de Atención a la Salud DCBS, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Xochimilco, Mexico City, Mexico
    Caries Res 34:303-7. 2000
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Research Grants65

  1. Planning Grant for Xylitol Trial in Caries-Active Adults
    James Bader; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. Longitudinal study of caries in a rural WIC population
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Data from this pilot study will be of great value and will position the study team to effectively conduct future intervention studies to reduce oral health disparities. ..
  3. Biotech & Materials Research to Reduce Caries Disparity
    Peter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The conference will be co-sponsored by the Northwest/Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, the University of Washington UWeb Bioengineering Center, and the Salivary Diagnostics Project. ..
  4. Fluoride Varnish to Prevent Caries in Toddlers - An Expanded Immunization Program
    Peter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Keywords: fluoride varnish, dental caries, oral health, early prevention, multi-center, toddlers. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. 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. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Conference on Closing the Gap in Hispanics' Oral Health
    Gustavo Cruz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Michigan Oral Cancer Prevention Network
    Amid Ismail; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By the end of the 3rd year, or earlier, the MOPCN would be ready to plan and implement community-based intervention studies...
  8. Mid-Career Investigator Award-Patient-Oriented Research
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  9. Alabama Dental Practice Research Network Development
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. UAB Oral Health Research Innovation
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  12. Oral Health/OHRQOL among low-SES rural adults
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  13. 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. ..
  14. UAB Oral Health Research Infrastructure Improvement
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Clinical Validation of Combined ICDAS/QLF Exam for Early Caries Detection
    ANDREA GONCALVES FERREIRA ZANDONA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The successful validation of this early caries detection approach will provide the tools necessary for clinicians and researchers to advance the field and reduce the burden of the most common disease facing mankind. ..
  16. Fluoride Varnish Trial in High Caries Pre-Schoolers
    Philip Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The experimental design of this study is a randomized controlled clinical trial with two treatment groups and 250 participants per group. ..
  17. 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. ..
  18. Molecular Epidemiological Approach to Determine S. mutans
    Yihong Li; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Application of the new molecular tools will have a substantial impact on improving the oral health of children. ..
  19. Oral Health Outcomes of Early Childhood Malnutrition
    Walter Psoter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Given the universality of PEM pathophysiology, this study's findings will be generalizable to subsets of U.S. children having 9 oral health disparities. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Optically enhanced dental sealants to indicate placement and material condition
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] 3) An optically doped sealant combines the efficacy advantages of a clear sealant with the visibility advantages of an opaque sealant. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Microbial Markers for Periodontal Disease in Children
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  22. Periodontal Disease and Prematurity
    Ananda Dasanayake; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The collective expertise of the investigative team and the excellent clinical and research facilities are additional strengths. ..
  23. Clinical Models Workshop:Remin-Demin, Precavity, Caries
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The meeting will be held on July 3-5, 2005 in the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana, immediately prior to the annual ORCA (European Organization for Caries Research) meeting. ..
  24. Development of QLF Handpiece for Early Caries Detection
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Attachment of Oral Actinobacillus to Epithelium
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The longterm goal of this application is to use this information to identify targets for therapeutic agents that can interfere with attachment of Aa to oral tissues and thus prevent colonization leading to LAP. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. New Pathogens for Childhood Caries
    Anne Tanner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..As a result, it is expected that many of the negative consequences of this disease will be avoided, with attendant reductions in the costs of dental and related medical care. ..
  27. Use of Automated Phone Calls to Promote Adherence with Inhaled Corticosteroids
    William Vollmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This method, if it helps people take their medications as prescribed, could be used with a variety of other long-term medical conditions. ..
  28. Health Literacy and Oral Health Knowledge
    MARK MACEK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is anticipated that these results will ultimately improve oral health and eliminate disparities in the United States. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Planning International Orofacial Cleft Genetic Studies
    Mary Marazita; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g. power studies and sample size targets, research protocol and instruments), and will prepare the final research plan and submit a grant proposal to carry out the research project. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Periodontitis, Atherosclerosis and the Host Response
    Evanthia Lalla; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We propose to employ this model to dissect the factors accelerating vascular inflammation and atherosclerosis in periodontitis. ..
  31. Periodontal Disease and the Incidence of Oral Cancer
    Mine Tezal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Prevention of oral cancer could begin with prevention and early treatment of periodontitis. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. SAN FRANCISCO MATERNAL AND CHILD ORAL HEALTH "PRIME" PROJECT
    Francisco Ramos Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. UPR: Project RIPCOHD
    Augusto Elias; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Research career development activities will be formalized, and a follow-on infrastructure proposal submitted. A successful research center on oral health disparities will be the outcome of these activities. ..
  34. Promoting Adherence to Improve Effectiveness of Cardiovascular Disease Therapies
    WILLIAM MARION VOLLMER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research should also be broadly applicable to other diseases and treatments. ..
  35. Caries Risk Assessment Instrument for Young Adults
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Future large-scale investigations will be undertaken to validate the merits of the instrument. ..
  36. Oral Immunology/Microbiology Research Group Annual Mtg
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Perpetuation of the OIMRG and its annual meetings greatly enhances the spirit of collegial interaction/collaboration among investigators with expertise in immunology and microbial pathogenesis as related to oral health and disease. ..
  37. Oral Immunology/Microbiology Annual Meeting
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Perpetuation of the OIMRG and its annual meetings greatly enhances the spirit of collegial interaction/collaboration among investigators with expertise in immunology and microbial pathogenesis as related to oral health and disease. ..
  38. Blueprints for Transforming Research at UIC College of Dentistry
    Christine Wu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..With the systematic infrastructure improvement initiative, and through integration of interdisciplinary research and creation of critical mass, UIC COD will play a leading role in US academic dentistry. ..
  39. S MUTANS--CHARACTERIZATION OF ITS MUTACIN ANTIBIOTIC
    PAGE CAUFIELD; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  40. Periodontal microbiota, serum Antibody response & T1DM
    Evanthia Lalla; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Theses studies will markedly enhance our understanding of the oral microbiology and immunology in type 1 diabetes. ..
  41. INITIAL LESION OF ADULT PERIODONTITIS
    Anne Tanner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  42. GOLDENSEAL(HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS)REMEDY FOR ORAL DISEASES
    Christine Wu; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This application of CAM research will help to achieve better oral health and oral disease prevention, one of the to priority areas of focus specified b the U.S. Public Health Service in "Health People 2000." ..
  43. GENE MAPPING STUDIES OF ORAL/FACIAL CLEFTS--CHINA/INDIA
    Mary Marazita; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  44. CARIES MANAGEMENT BY RISK ASSESSMENT
    John Featherstone; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..If successful this study will markedly change the teaching and practice of caries management. ..
  45. 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. ..
  46. ORAL DISEASE AMONG RENAL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
    CAROLINE SHIBOSKI; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed career development award would allow Dr. Shiboski to evolve from the post-doctoral level to the level of independent investigator. The candidate intends to devote 80 percent effort to the proposed project. ..
  47. LASER EFFECTS ON DENTAL HARD TISSUES
    John Featherstone; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. Sharp Instrument Injuries and Use of Clinical Services
    Gerardo Maupome; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will provide important information to establish the current impact of SII/BBFE incidents in HCWs, in terms of their utilization of clinical services and associated costs. ..
  49. Periodontal Host-Pathogen Conference
    Frank Scannapieco; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will offer a limited number of travel grants to several graduate student or post-doctoral fellow poster presenters who have need for such support. ..
  50. ORAL HEALTH OF OLDER TYPE 1 DIABETIC PATIENTS
    Paul Moore; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This overall plan will permit us to understand the etiology of these complications and to define specific subpopulations and risk factors appropriate for future prospective oral health prevention and intervention trials. ..
  51. Oral Health Outcomes in Pediatric Transplant Recipients
    CAROLINE SHIBOSKI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..To collect preliminary data on any potential association between unmet dental needs (e.g., advanced caries, chronic gingival inflammation associated with GE) and history of acute graft rejection episode(s). ..
  52. 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. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Oral Health Disparities in Publicly Insured Children
    TEGWYN BRICKHOUSE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..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. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. 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. ..
  55. Endodontic Inflammation and Cardiovascular Outcomes
    Daniel Caplan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It also will serve as the epidemiologic foundation for future investigations into endodontic disease and other systemic outcomes. ..
  56. Predicting Caries Risk in Underserved Toddlers
    Margherita Fontana; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  57. Effectiveness of Sealing Caries: A Way to Reduce Disparities in Dental Caries
    Margherita Fontana; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. COST AND OUTCOMES OF TWO PROTOCOLS FOR DENTAL SEALANTS
    Stephen Eklund; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A total of 1,000 children are being enrolled over a three-year period, and will be followed for an additional two years, in order to evaluate the clinical outcomes and resource requirements for the two alternatives. ..
  59. Interleukin-1 Composite Genotype and Alveolar Bone Loss
    Martha Nunn; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The risk of tooth loss will be compared among the genotypes. Significance: The results of this study may be useful in identifying a genetic component to oral bone loss. ..
  60. Ten Year Longitudinal Analyses/Risk for Dental Caries in HIV Seropositive Women
    Stefanie Russell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. RISK FOR ENAMEL FLUOROSIS AMONG NORWEGIAN CHILDREN
    David Pendrys; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Caries examination will allow comparison with fluorosis and early fluoride exposures. ..
  62. Multivariate CART for survival with dental applicaions
    Martha Nunn; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  63. Library on a Chip: Bacterial Strain Microarray
    Lixin Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Create full-scale library chips for genetic screening A. Print a chip each with a library of genomic DNA from 1024 E. coli strains B. Test applications using bacterial library array chips ..