home care dental devices

Summary

Summary: Devices used in the home by persons to maintain dental and periodontal health. The devices include toothbrushes, dental flosses, water irrigators, gingival stimulators, etc.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Comparison of the use of different modes of mechanical oral hygiene in prevention of plaque and gingivitis
    Nanning A M Rosema
    Department of Periodontology, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Periodontol 79:1386-94. 2008
  2. ncbi Plaque removal and oral health promotion potential for the elmex interX medium toothbrush: clinical efficacy and safety evaluation
    Harold D Sgan-Cohen
    Department of Community Dentistry, Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Clin Dent 14:70-3. 2003
  3. ncbi Clinical efficacy of a new manual toothbrush on gingivitis reduction and plaque removal
    Salim Nathoo
    Oral Health Clinical Services, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
    Am J Dent 17:303-6. 2004
  4. ncbi Comparison of the Hydrabrush powered toothbrush with two commercially-available powered toothbrushes
    Mark R Patters
    Department of Periodontology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Int Acad Periodontol 7:80-9. 2005
  5. ncbi One- and 3-minute plaque removal by a battery-powered versus a manual toothbrush
    Karen Williams
    University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Dentistry, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Periodontol 75:1107-13. 2004
  6. ncbi Clinical development and evolution in plaque removal performance of a battery powered toothbrush
    N Claydon
    Division of Restorative Dentistry, Dental School, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 31:835-9. 2004
  7. ncbi A clinical comparison of an oscillating/rotating powered toothbrush and a manual toothbrush in patients with chronic periodontitis
    G I McCracken
    Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 31:805-12. 2004
  8. ncbi A comparative evaluation of an ultrasonic and a manual toothbrush on the oral hygiene status and stain removing efficacy
    K L Vandana
    Department of Periodontics, College of Dental Sciences, Davangere, Karnataka
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 22:33-5. 2004
  9. ncbi Comparison of the use of a toothpick holder to dental floss in improvement of gingival health in humans
    Maurice W Lewis
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Division of Operative Dentistry, University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Periodontol 75:551-6. 2004
  10. ncbi Adjunctive benefit of an essential oil-containing mouthrinse in reducing plaque and gingivitis in patients who brush and floss regularly: a six-month study
    N Sharma
    BioSci Research Canada, Mississauga, Ontario
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:496-504. 2004

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Publications216 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Comparison of the use of different modes of mechanical oral hygiene in prevention of plaque and gingivitis
    Nanning A M Rosema
    Department of Periodontology, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Periodontol 79:1386-94. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of an oscillating/rotating/pulsating powered toothbrush on plaque and gingivitis prevention over a 9-month period...
  2. ncbi Plaque removal and oral health promotion potential for the elmex interX medium toothbrush: clinical efficacy and safety evaluation
    Harold D Sgan-Cohen
    Department of Community Dentistry, Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Clin Dent 14:70-3. 2003
    ..This study was designed to assess a newly developed toothbrush for efficacy in plaque removal, reduction of gingivitis and soft tissue bleeding, and retardation of stain formation over 30 days...
  3. ncbi Clinical efficacy of a new manual toothbrush on gingivitis reduction and plaque removal
    Salim Nathoo
    Oral Health Clinical Services, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
    Am J Dent 17:303-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a new manual toothbrush by comparing plaque removal and gingivitis reduction after 4 weeks of use...
  4. ncbi Comparison of the Hydrabrush powered toothbrush with two commercially-available powered toothbrushes
    Mark R Patters
    Department of Periodontology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Int Acad Periodontol 7:80-9. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi One- and 3-minute plaque removal by a battery-powered versus a manual toothbrush
    Karen Williams
    University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Dentistry, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Periodontol 75:1107-13. 2004
    ..The new toothbrush has a powered oscillating round head and a second powered head that translates back and forth. This study compared the plaque removal efficacy of a manual toothbrush to this new powered toothbrush...
  6. ncbi Clinical development and evolution in plaque removal performance of a battery powered toothbrush
    N Claydon
    Division of Restorative Dentistry, Dental School, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 31:835-9. 2004
    ..A secondary aim was to utilise the data to appraise plaque accumulation together with the patterns of removal...
  7. ncbi A clinical comparison of an oscillating/rotating powered toothbrush and a manual toothbrush in patients with chronic periodontitis
    G I McCracken
    Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 31:805-12. 2004
    ..To compare the relative efficacy of an oscillating/rotating powered toothbrush to that of a conventional manual toothbrush in a group of periodontal patients over a 16-month period with respect to plaque control...
  8. ncbi A comparative evaluation of an ultrasonic and a manual toothbrush on the oral hygiene status and stain removing efficacy
    K L Vandana
    Department of Periodontics, College of Dental Sciences, Davangere, Karnataka
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 22:33-5. 2004
    ..It is concluded that ultrasonic toothbrush is safe and effective in the removal of plaque, stains, reduction of gingival inflammation and gingival bleeding...
  9. ncbi Comparison of the use of a toothpick holder to dental floss in improvement of gingival health in humans
    Maurice W Lewis
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Division of Operative Dentistry, University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Periodontol 75:551-6. 2004
    ..Although toothbrushing is generally performed, interdental cleaning is not as common. This study compared the use of dental floss to a toothpick holder in the improvement of gingival health...
  10. ncbi Adjunctive benefit of an essential oil-containing mouthrinse in reducing plaque and gingivitis in patients who brush and floss regularly: a six-month study
    N Sharma
    BioSci Research Canada, Mississauga, Ontario
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:496-504. 2004
    ..The authors sought to quantify the additional benefit provided by an essential oil-, or EO-, containing mouthrinse in reducing plaque and gingivitis in patients who brush and floss regularly...
  11. ncbi Siwak as a oral hygiene aid in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances
    R M A Al-Teen
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Int J Dent Hyg 4:189-97. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to compare the mechanical efficacy of Siwak in plaque control and gingival health conditions in subjects wearing fixed orthodontic appliances compared with standard and orthodontic toothbrushes...
  12. ncbi Correlations between two plaque indices in assessment of toothbrush effectiveness
    MaryAnn Cugini
    P and G Professional Oral Health
    J Contemp Dent Pract 7:1-9. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the possible correlations of both indices using data relative to a single use assessment of plaque removal using commercially available toothbrushes...
  13. ncbi Effects of a mechanical interdental cleaning device on oral hygiene in patients with lingual brackets
    Ariane Hohoff
    Department of Orthodontics, University Hospital, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Angle Orthod 73:579-87. 2003
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  14. ncbi A comparison of a waterpik dual-motor powered toothbrush and a manual toothbrush in affecting interproximal bleeding reduction and dental biofilm accumulation
    Caren M Barnes
    UNMC College of Dentistry, Lincoln, NE, USA
    J Clin Dent 14:49-52. 2003
    ....
  15. ncbi A comparison of the efficacy and ease of use of dental floss and interproximal brushes in a randomised split mouth trial incorporating an assessment of subgingival plaque
    Ishak Noorlin
    Department of Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry, Floor 21, Guy s Tower, King s College London Dental Institute at Guy s, King s and St Thomas Hospitals, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:13-8. 2007
    ..However, none have attempted to compare their effects on subgingival plaque. Nor have smokers been excluded from previous studies, where they may have affected the assessment of gingival inflammation...
  16. ncbi Comparison of plaque removing ability of one standard and two flexible-head toothbrushes
    Donna P Warren
    Department of Dental Public Health and Dental Hygiene, Dental Branch, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Dent Hyg 78:340-2. 2004
    ..This pilot study compared the plaque removing ability of two flexible-head toothbrushes and one nonflexible-head toothbrush...
  17. ncbi Developing an instrument to support oral care in the elderly
    Yasunori Sumi
    Department of Dental Surgery, The National Chubu Hospital, Morioka, Obu City, Japan
    Gerodontology 20:3-8. 2003
    ..Therefore, the development of an effective instrument simplifying and supporting oral care to relieve the strain on caregivers is a matter of some urgency...
  18. ncbi Efficacy of an automated flossing device in different regions of the mouth
    Anne L Hague
    Dental Hygiene, Section of Primary Care, College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43218, USA
    J Periodontol 78:1529-37. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the effectiveness of an automated flosser to manual floss for anterior, premolar, and molar teeth using the plaque index (PI) and gingival (GI) index...
  19. ncbi Comparison of different toothbrushing protocols in poor-toothbrushing orthodontic patients
    Selim Arici
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Eur J Orthod 29:488-92. 2007
    ..05). Neither the CBT nor the OT alone was able to remove plaque under the archwires in poor-toothbrushing patients. Therefore, the use of ITs should be mandatory for effective plaque removal in these patients...
  20. ncbi Effectiveness of an essential oil mouthrinse in improving oral health in orthodontic patients
    Eser Tufekci
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0566, USA
    Angle Orthod 78:294-8. 2008
    ..To test the null hypothesis that adding Listerine mouthrinse to the standard oral hygiene regimen has no added benefit for orthodontic patients in maintaining proper oral health...
  21. ncbi Comparison of interdental cleaning methods: a randomized controlled trial
    Margaret A Jackson
    Department of Periodontology, Leeds Dental Institute, Leeds, UK
    J Periodontol 77:1421-9. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi Efficacy of plaque removal of the Sonicare Elite versus the Sonicare Advance from hard-to-reach sites
    G I McCracken
    School of Dental Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 31:1007-11. 2004
    ..To compare the Sonicare Elite with the Sonicare Advance in terms of the reduction in supragingival plaque in the posterior, hard-to-reach areas of the mouth...
  23. ncbi Clinical efficacy of flossing versus use of antimicrobial rinses
    Stefan Zimmer
    Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry and Endodontics, Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Periodontol 77:1380-5. 2006
    ..This alternative could be a mouthrinse with antimicrobial activity for daily use. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of two mouthrinses in reducing interdental plaque and gingivitis compared to dental floss...
  24. ncbi Plaque removal efficacy of a prototype manual toothbrush versus an ADA reference manual toothbrush with and without dental floss
    Geza T Terezhalmy
    Division of Oral Medicine in the Department of Dental Diagnostic Science at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Contemp Dent Pract 6:1-13. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the plaque removal efficacy of a prototype manual Deep Clean toothbrush versus an American Dental Association (ADA) manual toothbrush and the ADA manual toothbrush in conjunction with floss...
  25. ncbi Statistical methods for testing plaque removal efficacy in clinical trials
    I Heynderickx
    Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    J Clin Periodontol 32:677-83. 2005
    ..To evaluate the ability of different statistical approaches in finding a statistically significant difference in plaque removal efficiency between brushes in clinical trials...
  26. ncbi A systematic review of the effectiveness of self-performed mechanical plaque removal in adults with gingivitis using a manual toothbrush
    G A van der Weijden
    Department of Periodontology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Periodontol 32:214-28. 2005
    ..SEARCH: Medline-PubMed up to and including September 2004...
  27. ncbi Clinical evaluation of the plaque-removing ability of three different toothbrushes in a mentally disabled group
    M Cem Dogan
    Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:350-4. 2004
    ..37 (Braun 3D), 1.52 (SuperBrush), 1.94 (CrossAction). The study indicated that the electric toothbrush is the most effective for removing dental plaque in mentally disabled children, whereas the SuperBrush is a good alternative...
  28. ncbi A 30-day clinical comparison of a novel interdental cleaning device and dental floss in the reduction of plaque and gingivitis
    Matthew J Cronin
    New Institutional Service Company, Inc Northfield, NJ, USA
    J Clin Dent 16:33-7. 2005
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  29. ncbi Efficacy of the Cybersonic in comparison with the Braun 3D Excel and a manual toothbrush
    Stefan Zimmer
    Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry and Endodontics, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 32:360-3. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of two power toothbrushes (Cybersonic and Braun 3D Excel) and one manual brush (Elmex super 29)...
  30. ncbi Plaque removal efficacy and safety of the next generation of manual toothbrush with angled bristle technology: results from three comparative clinical studies
    Naresh C Sharma
    BioSci Research Canada, Ltd, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 1A4, Canada
    Am J Dent 18:3-7. 2005
    ..To investigate the safety and efficacy of a novel angled-bristled toothbrush in comparison with three established brushes...
  31. ncbi Clinical trial of a novel interdental brush cleaning system
    Heather Jared
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Clin Dent 16:47-52. 2005
    ..05% cetylpyridinium chloride gel-releasing interdental brush (IDB) with standard interproximal cleaning devices for plaque and gingivitis reduction, and decreased frequency in interproximal gingival bleeding...
  32. ncbi Clinical effectiveness of two different toothbrushes in the elderly
    Ines Miolin
    Institute of Preventive Dentistry and Oral Microbiology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 117:362-7. 2007
    ..However, at the oral surfaces of the teeth, the Superbrush was significantly more effective than the other toothbrushes. No or only small differences were found for other surfaces (posterior and front teeth and facial surfaces)...
  33. ncbi Comparison of irrigation to floss as an adjunct to tooth brushing: effect on bleeding, gingivitis, and supragingival plaque
    Caren M Barnes
    UNMC College of Dentistry, Lincoln, NE, USA
    J Clin Dent 16:71-7. 2005
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  34. ncbi Plaque and gingivitis reduction in patients undergoing orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances-comparison of toothbrushes and interdental cleaning aids. A 6-month clinical single-blind trial
    Christoph Kossack
    Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Center for Dentistry, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    J Orofac Orthop 66:20-38. 2005
    ..Comparison of the efficacy of different oral cleaning devices to improve dental hygiene in patients with multibracket appliances...
  35. ncbi Home oral hygiene revisited. Options and evidence
    Alberto Sicilia
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:407-22; discussion 423-5. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi Blinded clinical evaluation of a new manual toothbrush
    Lisa Harpenau
    University of the Pacific, Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Clin Dent 17:1-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this single-blind, crossover study was to compare plaque removal associated with this new manual toothbrush (Curvex) and a best-selling commercially available manual tootbrush (Oral-B Indicator 40)...
  37. ncbi The comparison of various oral hygiene strategies in neuromuscularly disabled individuals
    Fatma Yeşim Bozkurt
    Department of Periodontology, Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Dentistry, Isparta, Turkey
    J Contemp Dent Pract 5:23-31. 2004
    ..This study aims to investigate the effect of various oral hygiene strategies on the symptoms of inflammation in neuromuscularly disabled patients and to define the optimum hygiene method...
  38. ncbi Comparative study of 3 types of toothbrushes in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances
    Zvi Rafe
    Department of Orthodontics, Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:92-5. 2006
    ..In this study, we examined its effectiveness in improving the oral health of orthodontic patients as compared with conventional and orthodontic toothbrushes...
  39. ncbi Plaque-removal efficacy of four types of dental floss
    Geza T Terezhalmy
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Periodontol 79:245-51. 2008
    ..Effective plaque removal is essential for gingival health, and dental floss is used to augment plaque removal achieved with a toothbrush...
  40. ncbi Oral hygiene regimens, plaque control, and gingival health: a two-month clinical trial with antimicrobial agents
    Aaron R Biesbrock
    The Procter and Gamble Company, Health Care Research Center, Mason, OH, USA
    J Clin Dent 18:101-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of various product combinations involving brush, paste, rinse, and floss on the prevention of plaque regrowth and gingivitis...
  41. ncbi Clinical evaluations of plaque removal efficacy: an advanced rotating-oscillating power toothbrush versus a sonic toothbrush
    Aaron R Biesbrock
    Procter and Gamble Company Mason, OH, USA
    J Clin Dent 18:106-11. 2007
    ..To evaluate the safety and plaque removal efficacy of an advanced rotating-oscillating power toothbrush relative to a sonic toothbrush with either a standard or compact brush head...
  42. ncbi Plaque removal efficacy of an electric and a manual toothbrush with additional interdental tufts
    W Wiedemann
    Department of Cariology and Periodontal Diseases, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Dent 12:21-3. 2001
    ..Both toothbrushes have special tufts to promote interdental cleaning. It was found that these tufts improve interdental cleaning. Overall, the Philips/Jordan brush removed significantly more plaque than the Oral-B manual brush...
  43. ncbi The elmex SENSITIVE toothbrush: effect on plaque reduction and subjective satisfaction after two months
    Harold D Sgan-Cohen
    Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Clin Dent 19:22-7. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi Effect of a dental water jet with orthodontic tip on plaque and bleeding in adolescent patients with fixed orthodontic appliances
    Naresh C Sharma
    BioSci Research Canada Ltd, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 133:565-71; quiz 628.e1-2. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of using a dental water jet (DWJ) with a specialized tip (orthodontic) on plaque and bleeding in adolescent orthodontic patients with fixed appliances...
  45. ncbi A randomized crossover-design study to investigate the plaque removal efficacy of two power toothbrushes: Philips Sonicare Flexcare and Oral-B Triumph
    Mark S Putt
    University Park Research Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 29:56, 58-64. 2008
    ..The same protocol design was used at an earlier study in another center. The combined overall treatment effect from the two studies was estimated at 6.97% (95% CI: 5.17%, 8.78%), favoring FlexCare...
  46. ncbi Efficacy and safety of BrushPicks, a new cleaning aid, compared to the use of Glide floss
    Samuel L Yankell
    University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Dent 13:125-9. 2002
    ..At the end of this four-week study, the BrushPicks product was significantly more effective than Glide floss in the reduction of gingivitis and bleeding on probing, important attributes of soft-tissue health...
  47. ncbi "Spontaneous" oral hygiene: a predictor for future preventive behavior?
    F Alcouffe
    Department of Periodontology School of Dental Surgery, Paris VII University, France
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:120-2. 1989
    ....
  48. ncbi Development of oral hygiene self-efficacy and outcome expectancy questionnaires
    J E Stewart
    VA Outpatient Clinic, Los Angeles, California 90012-3328, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:337-42. 1997
    ..All scales demonstrated good internal consistency and test-retest stability. Correlations with extra test measures provided preliminary evidence for the validity of the instruments...
  49. ncbi Comparative study of plaque removal efficacy of twin-motor sonic toothbrush with floating bristles and conventional powered toothbrushes in posterior teeth
    Yumi Hanato
    R and D Center, Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Dent 18:237-40. 2005
    ..To compare twin-motor sonic toothbrushes (TST) with conventional sonic (CST) and electric (CET) toothbrushes in terms of plaque removal efficacy...
  50. ncbi A clinical trial testing the efficacy of an ionic toothbrush for reducing plaque and gingivitis
    Carlos Heitor Cunha Moreira
    Faculty of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Clin Dent 18:123-5. 2007
    ..This study was designed to assess the efficacy of an ionic toothbrush on reducing plaque and gingivitis...
  51. ncbi The oral gram-negative anaerobic microflora in young children: longitudinal changes from edentulous to dentate mouth
    E Kononen
    Institute of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 9:136-41. 1994
    ..abstract truncated at 250 words)..
  52. ncbi Oral hygiene practices, periodontal conditions, dentition status and self-reported bad mouth breath among young mothers, Tanzania
    E G S Mumghamba
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, and Dental Department, Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Dent Hyg 4:166-73. 2006
    ..To determine the oral hygiene practices, periodontal conditions, dentition status and self-reported bad mouth breath (S-BMB) among young mothers...
  53. ncbi Effect of a mass media periodontal campaign upon preventive knowledge and behavior in Norway
    J Rise
    Institute of Community Dentistry, University of Oslo, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 16:1-4. 1988
    ..However, behavioral changes which could be ascribed to the campaign did not seem to have occurred. This is consistent with empirical results from other mass media campaigns in health education...
  54. ncbi Evaluation of a dental preventive program for Danish chocolate workers
    P E Petersen
    Institute for Community Dentistry and Graduate Studies, Royal Dental College, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:53-9. 1989
    ..However, the changes in dental knowledge and attitudes were rather diffuse.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  55. ncbi Social desirability, social intelligence and self-rated oral health status and behaviours
    Alexandrina L Dumitrescu
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
    Rom J Intern Med 45:393-400. 2007
    ..Our aim was to examine the impact of social intelligence and social desirability on students' self-rated oral health and oral health-related behaviors...
  56. ncbi In vivo validation of the historical in vitro thermocycling temperature range for dental materials testing
    Claus Peter Ernst
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Augustusplatz 2, 55131 Mainz, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 8:130-8. 2004
    ..For class II cavities, most of the alternating temperature stress limits selected at 5-55 degrees C cover the actually occurring temperature interval quite well...
  57. ncbi Oral health of individuals aged 3-80 years in Jönköping, Sweden during 30 years (1973-2003). I. Review of findings on dental care habits and knowledge of oral health
    Anders Hugoson
    Department of Natural Science and Biomedicine, School of Health Sciences, Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 29:125-38. 2005
    ..For the age groups 20 and 30 years information from friends and relatives was also important. In the age groups 3-20 years up to 45 per cent of the individuals were consuming soft drinks every day or several times a week...
  58. ncbi The long-term effect of a mouthrinse containing essential oils on dental plaque and gingivitis: a systematic review
    Judith E Stoeken
    Department of Periodontology, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Periodontol 78:1218-28. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the literature on the effects of a mouthrinse containing essential oils (EO) on plaque and parameters of gingival inflammation...
  59. ncbi Type 1 diabetes mellitus and oral health: assessment of tooth loss and edentulism
    P A Moore
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, PA 15261, USA
    J Public Health Dent 58:135-42. 1998
    ..The goal of this exploratory cross-sectional evaluation was to described the characteristics related to partial tooth loss edentulism in subjects with Type 1 diabetes mellitus...
  60. ncbi Dental health attitudes and behaviour among dental students in Jordan
    Kefah Barrieshi-Nusair
    Department of Restorative Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923 Safat, Kuwait
    Community Dent Health 23:147-51. 2006
    ..Examine and compare differences in oral health attitudes and behaviour among Jordanian dental students...
  61. ncbi Oral hygiene awareness among female Saudi school children
    Abdulaziz A Al-Kheraif
    Dental Health Department, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saudi University, PO Box 10219, Riyadh 11433, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 29:1332-6. 2008
    ....
  62. ncbi Longevity of two-unit cantilevered resin-bonded fixed partial dentures
    Michael G Botelho
    Discipline of Oral Rehabilitation, The Prince Philip Dental Hospital, 34 Hospital Rd, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Am J Dent 15:295-9. 2002
    ..To examine the clinical performance of two-unit cantilevered resin-bonded fixed partial dentures that were inserted at The Prince Philip Dental Hospital, Hong Kong by students and staff between 1992 and 1998...
  63. ncbi Fluoride retention in proximal plaque and saliva using two NaF dentifrices containing 5,000 and 1,450 ppm F with and without water rinsing
    A Nordstrom
    Department of Cariology, Institute of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Caries Res 43:64-9. 2009
    ..The increase of F in both proximal saliva and plaque, using a dentifrice with 5,000 ppm F without postbrushing water rinsing, may be of clinical importance...
  64. ncbi [Oral health behavior in Germany and Switzerland]
    Hans Jörg Staehle
    Poliklinik für Zahnerhaltungskunde der MZK Klinik des Universitätsklinikums Heidelberg
    Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 114:1236-51. 2004
    ....
  65. ncbi Dental fear and oral health habits among adults in Finland
    Vesa Pohjola
    Department of Community Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 66:148-53. 2008
    ....
  66. ncbi Factors related to oral hygiene in persons with scleroderma
    J L Poole
    Occupational Therapy Graduate Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Int J Dent Hyg 3:13-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess potential risk factors for the development of poor oral hygiene and increased dental caries in individuals with scleroderma...
  67. ncbi Type 1 diabetes mellitus and oral health: assessment of coronal and root caries
    P A Moore
    Department of Dental Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, PA 15261, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:183-94. 2001
    ....
  68. ncbi Communication about dental health in Norwegian adults
    J Rise
    Research Center for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 19:68-71. 1991
    ..This means that reference to the interpersonal context of mass communication perhaps best describes the complex transactional interplay of media and interpersonal sources in dental health matters...
  69. ncbi A comparative evaluation of self-reported oral hygiene practices among medical and engineering university students with access to health-promotive dental care
    Dolar Doshi
    Department of Community Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences affiliated with the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Mangalore, India
    J Contemp Dent Pract 8:68-75. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to test the null hypothesis that no difference exists in the oral hygiene knowledge and practices of university students in different courses when they have equal opportunity to access health-promotive dental care...
  70. ncbi Anxiety, stress, depression, oral health status and behaviours in Romanian hemodialysis patients
    Alexandrina Lizica Dumitrescu
    Institute of Clinical Dentistry, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Rom J Intern Med 47:161-8. 2009
    ..OBJECTIVES. Our aim was to examine the self-reported anxiety, stress and depression, oral health status and behaviors among Romanian adults individuals on renal dialysis...
  71. ncbi Periodontal health status of 12-year-old Sudanese schoolchildren and educational level of parents in Khartoum province
    H H Farah
    Dpt of Paedodontics, Orthodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Fac of Dentistry, Univ of Khartoum, Sudan
    Odontostomatol Trop 32:25-33. 2009
    ..To investigate the oral hygiene practice, the prevalence of dental plaque, gingivitis and calculus among 12-year-old Sudanese schoolchildren in Khartoum province, and to correlate the above to gender and educational level of parents...
  72. ncbi Interproximal contact points and proximal caries in posterior primary teeth
    Paul J Allison
    Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Dent 25:334-40. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the hypothesis that the risk of proximal caries in posterior primary teeth is higher when interproximal contact points are closed than when they are open...
  73. ncbi The use of a neodymium-iron-boron magnet device for positioning a multi-stranded wire retainer in lingual retention--a pilot study in humans
    Wolfram Hahn
    Department of Orthodontics, Georg August University of Gottingen, Germany
    Eur J Orthod 30:433-6. 2008
    ..57 minutes; P = 0.001). The NdFeB magnet device is a timesaving appliance for positioning a multi-stranded, canine-to-canine retainer during bonding when compared with dental floss and an individually prefabricated transfer tray...
  74. ncbi Fluoride release from fluoride-containing materials
    F B de Araujo
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Pediatric Dentistry 78284 7888, USA
    Oper Dent 21:185-90. 1996
    ..Although significance for the remaining time intervals varied for all materials, all fluoride release decreased from day 1 to day 28...
  75. ncbi A short-term clinical and microbial evaluation of periodontal therapy associated with amalgam overhang removal
    Caio Vinícius Gonçalves Roman-Torres
    Department of Dentistry, Periodontics Research Division, University of Taubate, Taubate, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Periodontol 77:1591-7. 2006
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  76. ncbi Use of miswak versus toothbrushes: oral health beliefs and behaviours among a sample of Jordanian adults
    R S Tubaishat
    Gene W Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529 0499, USA
    Int J Dent Hyg 3:126-36. 2005
    ....
  77. pmc Free-ranging macaque mothers exaggerate tool-using behavior when observed by offspring
    Nobuo Masataka
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 4:e4768. 2009
    ..We interpret this as evidence for the possibility that they exaggerate their action in tool-using so as to facilitate the learning of the action by their own infants...
  78. ncbi Factors associated with root caries incidence in an elderly population
    Naoko Takano
    Division of Preventive Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Science, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Japan
    Community Dent Health 20:217-22. 2003
    ..To identify baseline factors associated with future root caries development in an elderly population...
  79. ncbi Relationship between attitudes toward oral health at initial office visit and compliance with supportive periodontal treatment
    M Ojima
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    J Clin Periodontol 32:364-8. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi Oral health behavior and its determinants in a group of Iranian students
    Hossain Neamatollahi
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Dental School of Mashhad, University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Indian J Dent Res 21:84-8. 2010
    ..Daily toothbrushing and flossing are easy, effective and low-cost practices for removing the microbial dental plaque, which is an important factor in the development of caries and periodontal disease...
  81. ncbi Occupational exposure to acid mists and periodontal attachment loss
    Tatiana F de Almeida
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:495-502. 2008
    ..Exposure to acid mists is a potential risk factor for periodontal attachment loss, and further studies are needed, using longitudinal designs and more accurate exposure measures...
  82. pmc Oral health beliefs in adolescence and oral health in young adulthood
    J M Broadbent
    Department of Oral Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Dent Res 85:339-43. 2006
    ..Dental beliefs can change between adolescence and young adulthood, and these changes are related to oral health. In particular, unfavorable dental health beliefs are related to poorer oral health...
  83. ncbi Dental caries experience, tooth loss, and factors associated with unmet needs of Haitian immigrants in New York City
    G D Cruz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street, Room 806, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 61:203-9. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the dental caries experience, tooth loss, and unmet need of a group of Haitian immigrant residents of New York City...
  84. ncbi [Oral hygienic, nutritional habits and dental surgeon attendance of Hungarian adult population]
    Melinda Madléna
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Fogorvostudományi Kar, Fogpótlástani Klinika, Budapest
    Fogorv Sz 100:91-7. 2007
    ..The majority of the examined population (68%) visited dental service on an irregular base (only in case of acute complaints)...
  85. ncbi Accuracy of impression techniques for implants. Part 2 - comparison of splinting techniques
    Humberto Gennari Filho
    Department of Dental Materials and Prostheses, School of Dentistry at Aracatuba, Sao Paulo State University, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Prosthodont 18:172-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare splinting techniques for impression copings of osseointegrated implants with different angulations...
  86. ncbi Accuracy of impression techniques for implants. Part 1--Influence of transfer copings surface abrasion
    Wirley Gonçalves Assunção
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry at Aracatuba, Sao Paulo State University, Jose Bonifacio Str 1193, Aracatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Prosthodont 17:641-7. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the influence of surface abrasion of transfer copings to obtain a precise master cast for a partially edentulous restoration with different inclinations...
  87. ncbi [A clinical study of Palodent posterior teeth matrix system]
    Wei Yong
    Dept of General Dentistry, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Peking University, Beijing 100081, China
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 27:44-8. 2009
    ..To set up a clinical evaluation method for the matrix system, and compare two matrix systems, Palodent and circumferential, by this method...
  88. ncbi Sealing of proximal surfaces with polyurethane tape: a two-year clinical and radiographic feasibility study
    Mohammad Alkilzy
    Department of Preventive and Pediatric Dentistry, University of Greifswald, Germany
    J Adhes Dent 11:91-4. 2009
    ..Proximal carious lesions comprise a constant clinical problem. The aim of this investigation was to test the safety and clinical effect of a new treatment for proximal caries...
  89. ncbi Effectiveness of sealing active proximal caries lesions with an adhesive system: 1-year clinical evaluation
    Clarisse Abuchaim
    Pediatric Dentistry Department, School of Dentistry, University of Oeste de Santa Catarina, Joacaba, SC, Brazil
    Braz Oral Res 24:361-7. 2010
    ..6% of the control lesions were considered clinically successful. No statistical significance was detected (p > 0.05). In the course of 1 year, sealing proximal caries lesions was not shown to be superior to lesion monitoring...
  90. ncbi Renal function and periodontal disease in elderly Japanese
    Akihiro Yoshihara
    Division of Preventive Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Science, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
    J Periodontol 78:1241-8. 2007
    ..This study investigated whether a link exists between periodontal disease and chronic renal function in community-dwelling elderly subjects...
  91. ncbi Management of the ingrown toenail
    Joel J Heidelbaugh
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am Fam Physician 79:303-8. 2009
    ....
  92. ncbi Periodontal health, oral health behaviours, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Zuomin Wang
    Department of Stomatology, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    J Clin Periodontol 36:750-5. 2009
    ..To evaluate the associations of periodontal health status and oral health behaviours with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  93. ncbi A multi-country comparison of caries-associated microflora in demographically diverse children
    David Beighton
    Guy s, King s and St Thomas Dental Institute, London, England, UK
    Community Dent Health 21:96-101. 2004
    ....
  94. ncbi Dental health of patients with Parkinson's disease in Iceland
    Erna Rún Einarsdóttir
    Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Spec Care Dentist 29:123-7. 2009
    ..Dentists and patients with PD may be reluctant to embark on complex dental procedures, and this may explain the increased number of missing teeth in persons with PD in this study...
  95. ncbi Oral health practices among adolescents: a study from family practice clinics in Israel
    Barry Knishkowy
    The Department of Mother, Child and Adolescent Health, Israel Ministry of Health
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:99-104. 2005
    ..Twenty-nine percent did not know what a hygienist was. We conclude that primary care providers can promote oral health by screening and providing counseling to their adolescent patients...
  96. ncbi Increased preventive practices lead to greater tooth retention
    N R Kressin
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, VAMC, 200 Springs Road, Building 70 152, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Dent Res 82:223-7. 2003
    ..Adherence to ADA recommendations for preventive care leads to better oral health, and consistently practicing preventive behaviors over the long term confers greater benefits than doing so over the short term...
  97. ncbi Stability of dental health behavior: a 3-year prospective cohort study of 15-, 16- and 18-year-old Norwegian adolescents
    A N Astrøm
    Department of Odontology Community Dentistry, Bergen, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 26:129-38. 1998
    ..There is a need for a descriptive epidemiology of patterns of dental health behavior through adolescence...
  98. ncbi Postsurgical care for rehabilitation with implant-retained extraoral prostheses
    Marcelo Coelho Goiato
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, São Paulo State University Araçatuba Dental School, Aracatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Craniofac Surg 21:565-7. 2010
    ..In addition, a thin and smooth layer of subcutaneous tissue in the peri-implant area should be preserved during implant insertion to favor the assistance recommended in this phase...
  99. ncbi Dutch dentists' decisions to take bitewing radiographs
    P Mileman
    Department of Dental Radiology, Combined Universities Dental School, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 16:368-73. 1988
    ..A weak tendency to adopt different diagnostic sets of procedures was demonstrated...
  100. ncbi Evaluation of a whitening gel designed to accelerate whitening
    Brenda Maggio
    Hill Top Research, Inc, Miamiville, Ohio, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 24:519-20, 523-6, 528 passim; quiz 536. 2003
    ..82 mean score change (P = .0001) from baseline to day 4 and a 7.25 mean score change (P = .0001) from baseline to day 7. At day 4 minor tooth sensitivity was reported, and all tooth sensitivity resolved within a few days after treatment...
  101. ncbi Treatment outcomes of dental flossing in twins: molecular analysis of the interproximal microflora
    Patricia M A Corby
    Department of Periodontics, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Periodontol 79:1426-33. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of dental flossing on the microbial composition of interproximal plaque samples in matched twins...

Research Grants21

  1. NOVEL MEDICATED DENTAL FLOSS FOR DENTAL PROPHYLAXIS
    Mark Bowen; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Results of this testing should lead to the selection of a system capable of delivering optimal levels of medication for effective preventive dental care...
  2. Guided Pocket Recolonization (GPR) in Periodontitis
    Marc Quirynen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Clinical data will be collected after 2, 4, 6, 8 and 12 weeks. The results should indicate the possible role for commensal organisms in periodontal disease and subgingival biofilm formation. ..
  3. Conference on Closing the Gap in Hispanics' Oral Health
    Gustavo Cruz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. 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]..
  5. Oral Health in People with Systemic Sclerosis
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. The Effectiveness of Treatment for Adult Periodontitis
    Philippe Hujoel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This information can help determine in what area of periodontal research definitive clinical trials may offer the greatest contribution. ..
  7. Microbiology/Immunology of Periodontal Disease in T1DM
    Paul Moore; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..An integrated multidisciplinary effort provides significant data collection capabilities essential for understanding the complex multifactorial etiology of periodontal disease in Type 1 diabetes. ..
  8. 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. ..
  9. Volunteer Activities on Long-Term Care Residents
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is expected that findings will support the activity theory of aging and validate the beneficial effects of residents in LTC facilities participating in structured volunteer activities. ..
  10. Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  11. Aggressive Periodontitis and Formylpeptide Receptor SNPs
    John Walters; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. African American Men Prostate & Colorectal Cancer Belief
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A preliminary framework of the intervention strategy for this R01 application will be developed and evaluated as part of this project. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Understanding Barriers to Oral Health Care In Pregnancy: The First Step to Improv
    Kim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Hypertension Control & Therapy Adherence
    Nancy Kressin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Evaluate the relative efficacy of the patient-centered counseling intervention compared to patient-centered counseling augmented by cultural competency training on clinicians' communication patterns. ..
  15. Differences in CAM Use Among Minority Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. EFFECT OF CHRONIC INFECTION ON PLACENTAL DEVELOPMENT
    Kim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Understanding of these mechanisms may assist in the development of interventions to protect the fetus and placenta from damage as a result of chronic maternal infection with oral pathogens. ..
  17. Farmwoker Environmental Health Research Comparable Data
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The purpose of limiting the size of the conference is to facilitate active interaction, discussion and debate among leaders in the field. ..
  18. Casa A Campo: Pesticide Safety for Farmworkers' Families
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  19. Uptake of Fluoroquinolones and Tetracyclines by Gingiva
    John Walters; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Strategies that optimize the uptake and distribution of antimicrobial agents should enhance the elimination of invasive pathogens from the periodontium and other types of mucosa. ..
  20. Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & Health
    Thomas A Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....