oral hygiene index

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Summary: A combination of the debris index and the dental calculus index to determine the status of oral hygiene.

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  1. ncbi Dental and periodontal findings in hemodialysis patients
    G Bayraktar
    Department of Removable Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Oral Dis 13:393-7. 2007
  2. ncbi Relationship of socioeconomic background to oral hygiene, gingival status, and dental caries in children
    Dafi Quteish Taani
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Dentistry, PO Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Quintessence Int 33:195-8. 2002
  3. ncbi Dental caries and oral hygiene status of school children in Davangere related to their socio-economic levels: an epidemiological study
    G M Sogi
    Dept of Community Dentistry, Albadar Dental College and Hospital, Gulbarga, Karnataka
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 20:152-7. 2002
  4. ncbi The influence of oral hygiene on salivary quality in the Ames Test, as a marker for genotoxic effects
    Marc Bloching
    ENT Department of Saarland University, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Oral Oncol 43:933-9. 2007
  5. 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
  6. ncbi Caries experience and oral hygiene status of a group of visually impaired children in Istanbul, Turkey
    Nural Bekiroglu
    Medical School of Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Oral Health Prev Dent 10:75-80. 2012
  7. ncbi Oral health status of mentally disabled subjects in India
    Manish Jain
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Darshan Dental College, Udaipur, India
    J Oral Sci 51:333-40. 2009
  8. ncbi Oral health status in Greek children and teenagers, with disabilities
    A G Mitsea
    Department of Oral Diagnosis and Oral Radiology, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 26:111-8. 2001
  9. ncbi Analysis of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP-8 and MMP-2) activity in gingival crevicular fluid from children with Down's syndrome
    T Yamazaki-Kubota
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tokyo Dental College, 1 2 2 Masago, Mihama ku, Chiba, Japan
    J Periodontal Res 45:170-6. 2010
  10. ncbi Oral health status of disabled children
    Sultana Gul Nahar
    Department of Prosthodontics, Dhaka Dental College, University Dental College
    Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull 36:61-3. 2010

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  1. ncbi Dental and periodontal findings in hemodialysis patients
    G Bayraktar
    Department of Removable Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Oral Dis 13:393-7. 2007
    ..Oral health problems of chronic renal failure patients can compromise systemic health. This study compared the periodontal and dental health status of patients on hemodialysis (HD) with healthy controls (C)...
  2. ncbi Relationship of socioeconomic background to oral hygiene, gingival status, and dental caries in children
    Dafi Quteish Taani
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Dentistry, PO Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Quintessence Int 33:195-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between socioeconomic status and oral hygiene, gingival condition, and dental caries among 12- to 15-year-old children...
  3. ncbi Dental caries and oral hygiene status of school children in Davangere related to their socio-economic levels: an epidemiological study
    G M Sogi
    Dept of Community Dentistry, Albadar Dental College and Hospital, Gulbarga, Karnataka
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 20:152-7. 2002
    ..Type III examination was carried out during the survey. DMFcaries Index and Oral Hygiene Index was used to assess caries experience and oral hygiene status...
  4. ncbi The influence of oral hygiene on salivary quality in the Ames Test, as a marker for genotoxic effects
    Marc Bloching
    ENT Department of Saarland University, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Oral Oncol 43:933-9. 2007
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi Caries experience and oral hygiene status of a group of visually impaired children in Istanbul, Turkey
    Nural Bekiroglu
    Medical School of Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Oral Health Prev Dent 10:75-80. 2012
    ..To evaluate the caries experience, oral hygiene status and oral health knowledge of a group of visually impaired students...
  7. ncbi Oral health status of mentally disabled subjects in India
    Manish Jain
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Darshan Dental College, Udaipur, India
    J Oral Sci 51:333-40. 2009
    ..Caries status, oral hygiene status and periodontal status were assessed by DMFT Index, Simplified Oral Hygiene Index (OHI-S) of Greene and Vermillion and Community Periodontal Index, respectively...
  8. ncbi Oral health status in Greek children and teenagers, with disabilities
    A G Mitsea
    Department of Oral Diagnosis and Oral Radiology, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 26:111-8. 2001
    ..The oral hygiene status is in general, moderate to low-grade, especially in the individuals with mental retardation. The highest rate of malocclusion is observed in the group of individuals with cerebral palsy...
  9. ncbi Analysis of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP-8 and MMP-2) activity in gingival crevicular fluid from children with Down's syndrome
    T Yamazaki-Kubota
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tokyo Dental College, 1 2 2 Masago, Mihama ku, Chiba, Japan
    J Periodontal Res 45:170-6. 2010
    ..To clarify the relationship between Down's syndrome and periodontitis, we investigated levels of MMP-2 and MMP-8 in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) and detection of periodontopathic bacteria from subgingival plaque...
  10. ncbi Oral health status of disabled children
    Sultana Gul Nahar
    Department of Prosthodontics, Dhaka Dental College, University Dental College
    Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull 36:61-3. 2010
    ..Average number of missing tooth was 1.3 in disabled and was 1.0 normal child. The oral hygiene index value was 3 in disabled and 2.47 were in healthy children...
  11. ncbi Nitric oxide concentrations in saliva and dental plaque in relation to caries experience and oral hygiene
    Y Z Bayindir
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Caries Res 39:130-3. 2005
    ..NO concentrations were analyzed by the Griess method in 11 subjects with high DMFT index and simplified oral hygiene index (OHI-S), 11 with low DMFT and OHI-S...
  12. ncbi Clinical evaluation of an ionic tooth brush on oral hygiene status, gingival status, and microbial parameter
    J Deshmukh
    Department of Periodontics, College of Dental Sciences, Davangere 577004, Karnataka, India
    Indian J Dent Res 17:74-7. 2006
    ..There was no soft tissue trauma following the use of both type of toothbrushes, which showed that ionic toothbrushes were equally safe for regular long-term use...
  13. ncbi [Caries and periodontal state of pregnant women. Part I. Caries status]
    Marta Radnai
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Szent Györgyi Albert Orvos és Gyógyszerésztudományi Centrum, Fogorvostudományi Szak
    Fogorv Sz 98:53-7. 2005
    ..There was no significant correlation between the number of previous pregnancy and the incidence of caries...
  14. ncbi A systematic review of professional mechanical plaque removal for prevention of periodontal diseases
    Ian Needleman
    International Centre for Evidence Based Oral Health, Eastman Dental Institute, UCL, London, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 32:229-82. 2005
    ..To investigate the effect of professional mechanical plaque removal (PMPR) on the prevention of periodontal diseases...
  15. ncbi Dietary and oral hygiene habits in children with type I diabetes mellitus related to dental caries
    Jolanta Siudikiene
    Clinic of Dental and Oral Diseases, Faculty of Odontology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu Str 2, Kaunas LT 3007, Lithuania
    Stomatologija 7:58-62. 2005
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  16. ncbi Variables associated with oral hygiene levels in 7-year-olds in Belgium
    L Martens
    Ghent University, Belgium
    Community Dent Health 21:4-10. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi [Oral condition of abstaining alcoholics. A case-control study]
    Else Hornecker
    Abt Zahnerhaltung, Präventive Zahnheilkunde und Parodontologie, Zentrum Zahn, Mund und Kieferheilkunde, Georg August Universitat, Gottingen
    Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 113:1281-8. 2003
    ..They also support the assumption that excessive consumption of alcohol may promote the progression of chronic periodontal disease...
  18. ncbi Dental caries, oral hygiene, and oral clearance in children with craniofacial disorders
    M Ahluwalia
    Dental Caries Research Group, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Dental Institute, Caldecot Road, Denmark Hill, London, England SE5 9RW
    J Dent Res 83:175-9. 2004
    ..The longer oral clearance times of foods and the consequent generation of fermentable sugars from starches may contribute to the higher caries prevalence observed in children with cleft palates...
  19. ncbi Cleansability of and patients' satisfaction with implant-retained overdentures: a retrospective comparison of two attachment methods
    Alberto J Ambard
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Dentistry, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:1237-42; quiz 1261. 2002
    ..However, no studies have compared overdentures retained by Hader bars (Sterngold, Attleboro, Mass.) and direct ERA attachments (Sterngold) in terms of both cleansability and patients' satisfaction...
  20. ncbi The relationship between juvenile and non-juvenile periodontitis, ABO blood groups and haemoglobin types
    M O Arowojolu
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Afr J Med Med Sci 31:249-52. 2002
    ..There is a need to further investigate the relationship between juvenile periodontitis, ABO blood group and the common haemoglobin types (A, AS, S, C, and SS) at molecular level...
  21. ncbi Dental findings in 4-, 14-, and 25-to 35-year-old Hong Kong residents with mental and physical disabilities
    David O Donnell
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, 2 F Block A, Prince Philip Dental Hospital, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong, China
    Spec Care Dentist 22:231-4. 2002
    ..Abundant plaque was detected in 1.4% 4 year olds, 17.2% 14 year olds, and 15.8% 25 to 35 year olds. No calculus was observed in the 4 year olds, but 20.2% of 14 year olds had calculus as did 56.3% of the 25 to 35 year olds...
  22. ncbi Increased prevalence of dental caries and poor oral hygiene in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    R R Welbury
    Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, University of Glasgow and North Glasgow NHS Trust, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:1445-51. 2003
    ..This study investigated patients with JIA using standard measures of oral health...
  23. ncbi Oral hygiene and periodontal treatment needs of urban school children compared with that of rural school children in Lagos State. Nigeria
    O O Sofola
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi Araba, Lagos, Nigeria
    Odontostomatol Trop 26:25-9. 2003
    ..To assess the oral hygiene methods being used by the children in the urban and rural areas studied, the effect on their oral hygiene and the periodontal treatment needs of urban and rural school children...
  24. ncbi Does a clinical evaluation of oral cleanliness correlate with caries incidence in preschool children? Findings from a cohort study
    Mitsuko Seki
    Department of Oral Health Sciences, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo 101 8310, Japan
    J Oral Sci 45:93-8. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi [Pregnancy and periodontal health. Study of 133 pregnant women]
    A Ahnoux
    Departement de parodontologie, UFR Odonto stomatologique Abldjan
    Odontostomatol Trop 26:37-40. 2003
    ..We did not observe the presence of deep pockets periodontal. It emerges of our study that neither the period of pregnancy, nor the parity have influence in the importance of the periodontal hurts...
  26. ncbi Changing oral health status of 6- and 12-year-old schoolchildren in Portugal
    César Mexia de Almeida
    Department for Community Dental Health, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Community Dent Health 20:211-6. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi Oral hygiene in children with type I diabetes mellitus
    Jolanta Siudikiene
    Clinic of Dental and Oral Diseases, Faculty of Odontology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu Str 2, Kaunas LT 3007, Lithuania
    Stomatologija 7:24-7. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the oral hygiene status in children with type I diabetes mellitus (DM) and in their non-diabetic controls, and to correlate it with the health condition of the gingival tissues...
  28. ncbi The oral health status of dentate patients with chronic renal failure undergoing dialysis therapy
    C P Bots
    Department of Oral Biochemistry, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit and Universitiet van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oral Dis 12:176-80. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the oral health status of chronic renal failure (CRF) patients on renal replacement therapy with a matched reference population...
  29. ncbi Periodontal health and its relationship with salivary factors among different age groups in a Saudi population
    Najat Farsi
    Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Oral Health Prev Dent 6:147-54. 2008
    ..This study aimed to describe the periodontal condition of children, adolescents and young Saudi adults and to investigate its relationship with salivary variables and oral hygiene status...
  30. ncbi Alterations in HbA1c following minimal or enhanced non-surgical, non-antibiotic treatment of gingivitis or mild periodontitis in type 2 diabetic patients: a pilot trial
    Theresa E Madden
    Auckland University of Technology and Periodontics, Oregon Health and Science University, School of Dentistry, USA
    J Contemp Dent Pract 9:9-16. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi Drooling of saliva and its effect on the oral health status of children with cerebral palsy
    Amitha M Hegde
    Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Children Dentistry, A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Derlakatte, Mangalore, Karnatak, India
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 32:235-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of drooling in individuals with cerebral palsy and assess the effect these factors have on these individuals oral health...
  32. ncbi Dynamics of pregnant women's oral health status during preventive programme
    Ingrida Vasiliauskiene
    Department of Oral Health and Paediatric Odontology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Luksos Daumanto Str 6, LT 50106 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Stomatologija 9:129-36. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the efficiency of the applied preventive measures during pregnancy and to improve oral health status to pregnant women...
  33. ncbi Dental caries pattern and predisposing oral hygiene related factors in Nigerian preschool children
    A Sowole
    Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 8:206-10. 2007
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  34. ncbi Long-term periodontal status of patients with mandibular lingual fixed retention
    N Pandis
    Private Practice, Corfu
    Eur J Orthod 29:471-6. 2007
    ..They also emphasize the importance of individual variability and cautious application of retention protocols after a thorough consideration of issues related to the anatomy of tissues and oral hygiene...
  35. ncbi Enamel Demineralization during Fixed Orthodontic Treatment - Incidence and Correlation to Various Oral-hygiene Parameters
    Sylvia Lovrov
    Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Zahnklinik 3 Kieferorthopädie, Glückstr 11, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    J Orofac Orthop 68:353-63. 2007
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  36. ncbi Psychosocial, behavioural and oral health indicators--review of the literature
    E Lenčová
    Institute of Dental Research, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, General Teaching Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Prague Med Rep 107:305-16. 2006
    ..The paper also specifies the type of research that is needed in this branch of the preventive dentistry...
  37. ncbi Provision of mouth-care in long-term care facilities: an educational trial
    M I MacEntee
    Division of Prosthodontics and Dental Geriatrics, Department of Oral Health Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:25-34. 2007
    ..This randomized clinical trial aimed to assess the effectiveness of a pyramid-based education for improving the oral health of elders in long-term care (LTC) facilities...
  38. ncbi Periodontal status and oral hygiene in two populations of cleft patients
    Magdalena Stec
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Erlanger Nuremberg, Erlanger, Germany
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:73-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate and compare the oral hygiene and periodontal status in children with unilateral and bilateral cleft lip and palate treated in Łódź, Poland, and Erlangen, Germany...
  39. ncbi Oral cleanliness of 12-13-year-old and 15-year-old school children of Sunsari District, Nepal
    R Yee
    Oral Health Programme, United Mission to Nepal and Oral Health Unit, Department of Health Service, Ministry of Health, His Majesty s Government, Nepal
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 24:146-51. 2006
    ..12-13-year-old and 600 15-year-old school children were examined by trained examiners using the simplified oral hygiene index (OHI-S)...
  40. ncbi The significance of supragingival plaque accumulation in periodontal disease
    U Van der Velden
    Department of Periodontology, Academic Centre for Dentistry ACTA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Dent Hyg 4:11-4; discussion 50-2. 2006
  41. ncbi Introducing a clinical-behavioural scoring system for children's oral hygiene
    Carlo E Medina-Solis
    Centro de Investigación en Sistemas de Salud del Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuenavaca, Mexico
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 8:14-24. 2006
    ..Developing and testing a clinical-behavioural scoring system for assessing children's oral hygiene...
  42. ncbi Oral health status of children with treacher Collins syndrome
    Gisele da Silva Dalben
    Community Dentistry Sector, Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, SP, Brazil
    Spec Care Dentist 26:71-5; quiz 85-7. 2006
    ..Caretakers should be informed of the importance of oral health and oral hygiene and encouraged to take responsibility for the oral care of the children living at home...
  43. ncbi Improvement of oral health knowledge in a group of visually impaired students
    Sebnem Ercalik Yalcinkaya
    Department of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Marmara University, Istanbul Turkey
    Oral Health Prev Dent 4:243-53. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a repeated oral health education programme on oral health knowledge and hygiene of visually impaired students...
  44. ncbi Caries experience in relation to oral hygiene, salivary cariogenic microflora, buffer capacity and secretion rate in 6-year olds and 12 year olds in Riga
    Jekaterina Gudkina
    Conservative Dentistry Department, Dzirciema str 20, Institute of Stomatology, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia
    Stomatologija 10:76-80. 2008
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  45. ncbi [Effective of preventive programs on oral hygiene of adults and school children]
    S Zimmer

    Gesundheitswesen 63:98-101. 2001
    ..It is therefore concluded that children should be educated to oral self-care by including their parents and by taking their status of psychological development into account...
  46. ncbi Relationship between oral hygiene practices and oral status in dentate elderly people living in residential homes
    D Simons
    Dental Department, Principal Health Centre, Civic Close, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3LA, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:464-70. 2001
    ..005), PI and GI (P<0.0001). CONCLUSION: The elderly residents' perceived need for assistance with oral hygiene was related directly to oral hygiene status and to clinical indicators of mucosal and dental diseases...
  47. ncbi Oral health of 12-year-old Bangladeshi children
    Mohammad Shafi Ullah
    Dhaka Dental College and Hospital, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Acta Odontol Scand 60:117-22. 2002
    ..A Correlation matrix analyzing the most influential independent variables indicated that sex and oral hygiene seemed to have an independent effect, whereas a web of social factors interfered with the use of dental services' variable...
  48. ncbi Trends in oral hygiene, gingival status and dental caries experience in 13-14-year-old Jordanian school children between 1993 and 1999
    D Q Taani
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid
    Int Dent J 51:447-50. 2001
    ..01). No differences were found between M and F values of both groups. It is concluded that oral hygiene, gingival condition and dental caries has improved since 1993...
  49. ncbi Oral health in adolescents from a small French town
    M Weissenbach
    , Nancy, France
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 23:147-54. 1995
    ..For DS, only toothbrushing, MS and sweet drinks during meals had a significant part. DMFS and DMFT were explained only by MS and age. CS was explained by MS, age, salivary buffer pH, salivary flow rate, and toothbrushing...
  50. 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
    ..9 and 36.2, respectively; mean Periodontal Index (PI) and mean Simplified Oral Hygiene Index (OHI-S) scores were 1.37 and 1.71, respectively...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi Comparative study of oral health status between Scottish and Japanese schoolchildren aged 6-11 years
    M Yonemitsu
    Department of Preventive Dentistry and Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 20:354-8. 1992
    ..Gingivitis (PMA positive rate) was higher in Fife than in Motoyoshi, and it was also noted that Fife children were less independent than Motoyoshi children in their daily behaviour...
  53. ncbi Dental caries and oral hygiene status of 13-14 year old school children of Davangere
    G Sogi
    Department of Community Chemistry, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 19:113-7. 2001
    ..37) than males (2.94). There was no significant difference in the mean values of OHI (S). The overall prevalence of dental caries was found to be higher among 14-year-old children compared to 13 year children...
  54. ncbi Effect of posterior crown margin placement on gingival health
    Bernd Reitemeier
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Prosthet Dent 87:167-72. 2002
    ..The clinical impact of posterior crown margin placement on gingival health has not been thoroughly quantified...
  55. ncbi Oral health status of adult population in Athens, Greece
    T Athanassouli
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, School of Health Sciences, University of Athens, Greece
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:82-4. 1990
    ..The mean values of oral hygiene index varied from 1.60 +/- 1.05 to 1.97 +/- 1.42 in different age groups...
  56. ncbi Six-month comparison of powered versus manual toothbrushing for safety and efficacy in the absence of professional instruction in mechanical plaque control
    Andrew R Dentino
    Marquette School of Dentistry, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    J Periodontol 73:770-8. 2002
    ..The aim was to determine if the oscillating-rotating powered brush (PB) could safely provide clinical benefits over and above a manual brush (M) in subjects with no formal instruction or experience in powered brush use...
  57. ncbi Oral status among seniors in nine nursing homes in Styria, Austria
    Christine Gluhak
    Clinical Department of Oral Surgery and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Gerodontology 27:47-52. 2010
    ..To investigate the oral state in participants cared for in residences for senior citizens in Styria, Austria...
  58. ncbi Oral hygiene and periodontal status among Terapanthi Svetambar Jain monks in India
    Manish Jain
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Darshan Dental College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India 313001
    Braz Oral Res 23:370-6. 2009
    ..Oral hygiene status was assessed by the Simplified Oral Hygiene Index (OHI-S) of Greene, Vermillion14 (1964), and periodontal status was assessed by the Community Periodontal ..
  59. ncbi Parameters affecting tooth loss during periodontal maintenance in a Greek population
    Alexandra Tsami
    Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:1100-7. 2009
    ..The authors conducted a retrospective study to evaluate the rate of tooth loss and to explore the parameters that affect tooth loss during MP in a Greek population...
  60. ncbi Infantile reflexes and their effects on dental caries and oral hygiene in cerebral palsy individuals
    M T B R Dos Santos
    The Discipline of Dentistry, Persons with Disabilities Division, Universidade Cruzeiro do Sul, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Oral Rehabil 32:880-5. 2005
    ..according to WHO (Oral health surveys: basic methods, WHO, Geneva, 1997) and oral hygiene using the oral hygiene index proposed by Greene and Vermillion (J Am Dent Assoc, 1964, 68, 7)...
  61. ncbi Caries and oral hygiene in children in postwar Novi Travnik (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Zabok (Croatia)
    Bernard Janković
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 28:439-45. 2004
    ..OHI-S (Simplified Oral Hygiene Index by Green-Vermillion) and DMF (Decayed, Missing, Filled) index were used as main outcome measures...
  62. ncbi Oral health status and effectiveness of caries prevention programme in kindergartens in Kaunas city (Lithuania)
    Vilija Andruskeviciene
    Department of Oral Health and Pediatric Odontology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Luksos Daumanto 6, LT 50106 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Oral Health Prev Dent 6:343-8. 2008
    ..To describe oral health status and to evaluate the effectiveness of a caries prevention programme in preschool children...
  63. ncbi Epidemiology and preventive direction of periodontology in China
    Qin Tao Wang
    Fourth Military Medical University, Xian, Shannxi, China
    J Clin Periodontol 34:946-51. 2007
    ..The aim of this work was to estimate the present periodontal problems of people in China, based on an epidemiological investigation of adults...
  64. ncbi Evaluation of the oral health situation of a group of Egyptian haemophilic children and their re-evaluation following an oral hygiene and diet education programme
    N Kabil
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, University of Ain Shams, Cairo, Egypt
    Haemophilia 13:287-92. 2007
    ..the control group (n = 30). The oral hygiene index simplified (OHI-S) index was used for baseline data and at the end of the study, while DMFS and defs were ..
  65. ncbi Effect of periodontal therapy on pregnancy outcome in women affected by periodontitis
    Fouzia Tarannum
    Department of Periodontics, M R Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
    J Periodontol 78:2095-103. 2007
    ..This study determined the effect of non-surgical periodontal therapy on pregnancy outcome...
  66. ncbi Oro-dental manifestations in Hallopeau-Siemens-type recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
    M De Benedittis
    Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 29:128-32. 2004
    ..risk of developing high caries indices with early onset, both for permanent or deciduous teeth, and a worse oral hygiene index (scored as OHI)...
  67. ncbi Tooth-brushing behaviour in 6-12 year olds
    Anna Sandström
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 21:43-9. 2011
    ..A common clinical finding is that many schoolchildren display a nonacceptable oral hygiene...
  68. ncbi Incidence of caries in children of rural and subrural areas in Croatia
    Hrvoje Jurić
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:131-6. 2008
    ..The clinical finding comprised the dental status, amount of stimulated saliva, oral hygiene index and the presence of orthodontic anomaly...
  69. ncbi Mucositis prevention by improved dental care in acute leukemia patients
    Milanko Djuric
    Clinic for Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Hajduk Veljkova 12, 21000, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro
    Support Care Cancer 14:137-46. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of the intensive dental care protocol in preventing oral complications in acute leukemia patients...
  70. ncbi Dental caries and ear infections in preschool-aged children
    Suchitra Nelson
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4905, USA
    Oral Health Prev Dent 3:165-71. 2005
    ..The purpose of this case-control study was to assess the association between ear infection and dental caries...
  71. ncbi Periodontal disease and oral hygiene benefits in HIV seropositive and AIDS patients
    Silvinha S S Lemos
    Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Goias, Goiania, Goias, Brazil
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 15:e417-21. 2010
    ..The frequency of gingival and periodontal disease in HIV-seropositive and AIDS patients was investigated in order to evaluate the oral hygiene benefits of using mechanical therapy...
  72. ncbi Oral hygiene, gingivitis, and periodontitis in persons with Down syndrome
    Rubén López-Pérez
    Department of Dental Public Health, Dental School, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Spec Care Dentist 22:214-20. 2002
    ..Researchers determined the Simplified Oral Hygiene Index, Gingival Index, and measured the level of gingival attachment for each participant...
  73. ncbi Evaluating periodontal conditions in patients with von Willebrand's disease in Hospital Universitario de Maracaibo (University Hospital, Maracaibo)-Venezuela
    Marisol Benito Urdaneta
    La Universidad de Zulia, Venezuela
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 13:E303-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the periodontal conditions of patients with von Willebrand's Disease (vWD who went for dental examination in the "Area of attention to patients with systemic disease" of the University Hospital in Maracaibo, Venezuela...
  74. ncbi [Periodontal status and diabetes: evaluation of 80 patients with diabetes mellitus in Conakry Teaching Hospital]
    N M Balde
    Service d endocrinologie, Hôpital de Donka, CHU de Conakry
    Dakar Med 52:185-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess periodontal conditions in a population of diabetics followed in a hospital environment by comparing them with non diabetics...
  75. ncbi Trends in periodontal health among 35-year-olds in Oslo, 1973-2003
    Rasa Skudutyte-Rysstad
    University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Periodontol 34:867-72. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe trends in periodontal health and oral hygiene using data available from four epidemiological studies on 35-year-olds in Oslo performed from 1973 to 2003...
  76. ncbi [A survey on the periodontal status in type 2 diabetic patients]
    Jian Quan Zhang
    Department of Periodontology, School of Stomatology, China Medical University, Shenyang 110002, China
    Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 44:668-71. 2009
    ..To investigate the type 2 diabetic patient's periodontal condition and to analyze the influencing factors of periodontitis...
  77. ncbi Ethyl cellulose and polyethylene glycol-based sustained-release sparfloxacin chip: an alternative therapy for advanced periodontitis
    V Parthasarathy
    Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, 608 002 Tamil Nadu, India
    Drug Dev Ind Pharm 28:849-62. 2002
    ..In this clinical study, the baseline and follow-up measurements of various clinical indices, such as oral hygiene index(es), plaque index, sulcular depth component of periodontal disease index, gingival crevicular fluid flow ..
  78. ncbi An evaluation of a commercial chewing gum in combination with normal toothbrushing for reducing dental plaque and gingivitis
    N C Sharma
    BioSci Research Canada, Ltd, Ontario, Canada
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 22:13-7. 2001
    ..Lobene's Mean Gingivitis Index scores were equally significant: a nearly 10% decline for the test group compared to almost 2% for the control group. This article describes the 4-week study and its promising results...
  79. ncbi The oral health of individuals with dementia in nursing homes
    Helen Adam
    Halton Primary Care Trust, Cheshire, UK
    Gerodontology 23:99-105. 2006
    ..To determine if moderate to severe dementia has an effect on the oral health of individuals resident in nursing homes...
  80. pmc Oral and periodontal manifestations associated with systemic sclerosis: A case series and review
    Rekha Jagadish
    Department of Periodontics, Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
    J Indian Soc Periodontol 16:271-4. 2012
    ..patient's informed consent, relevant medical history, oral manifestations including periodontal findings and oral hygiene index simplified index were recorded...
  81. ncbi Oral health status of southern Chinese following head and neck irradiation therapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    E Schwarz
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong, China
    J Dent 27:21-8. 1999
    ..To investigate the oral health status of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) after completion of radiotherapy...
  82. ncbi Oral hygiene measures and the periodontal status of school children
    K A Kolawole
    Department of Child Dental Health, Faculty of Dentistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    Int J Dent Hyg 9:143-8. 2011
    ..Tooth brushing and other mechanical cleaning procedures are considered the most reliable methods of effective plaque removal, which is essential for prevention of periodontal diseases...
  83. ncbi Effectiveness of a sonic toothbrush in maintenance of dental implants. A prospective study
    L Wolff
    University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Division of Periodontology, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 25:821-8. 1998
    ..It is concluded that sonic brushing is an effective means of dental implant maintenance...
  84. ncbi Relationship between lactate dehydrogenase activity in saliva and oral health status
    Víctor Alonso De La Peña
    School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Santiago de Compostela, Entrerríos, s n 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Arch Oral Biol 52:911-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine LDH activity in saliva, assessing inter-individual variations with regard to the oral health status...
  85. ncbi Oral health status of rural-urban migrant children in South China
    Xiao Li Gao
    Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Paediatr Dent 21:58-67. 2011
    ..In China, there is a massive rural-urban migration and the children of migrants are often unregistered residents (a 'floating population')...
  86. ncbi Genetic sensitivity to the bitter taste of 6-n propylthiouracil: a new risk determinant for dental caries in children
    S Rupesh
    Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 24:63-8. 2006
    ..001). After all associated factors (age, gender, race, number of teeth and OHI-S) were controlled; multiple linear regression analyses revealed that taste was the only variable significantly related to overall caries experience...
  87. ncbi Oral health in older patients with oropharyngeal dysphagia
    Omar Ortega
    Hospital de Mataró Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Unitat d Exploracions Funcionals Digestives, Mataro, Barcelona, Spain
    Age Ageing 43:132-7. 2014
    ..oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD), aspiration and poor oral health status are potential risk factors in elderly patients with aspiration pneumonia (AP)...
  88. ncbi Dental neglect and dental health among 26-year-olds in the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study
    W M Thomson
    Department of Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:414-8. 2000
    ..To test a modification of a previously-reported six-item dental neglect scale and examine its association with dental health and service-use among young adults...
  89. ncbi Chairside evaluation of pH-lowering activity and lactic acid production of dental plaque: correlation with caries experience and incidence in preschool children
    Koichi Shimizu
    Shimizu Pediatric Dental Clinic, Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
    Quintessence Int 39:151-8. 2008
    ..Moreover, this study examined the association of these 2 factors with caries experience on oral examination and with caries activity by following caries incidence for 4 years in a group of preschool children...
  90. ncbi The periodontal treatment needs of Libyan school children in Kufra and Tobruk
    Salem H Abu Fanas
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Ajman University of Science and Technology, Ajman, United Arab Emirates
    J Int Acad Periodontol 10:45-9. 2008
    ..This study was designed to examine the oral hygiene and periodontal status in a large sample of Libyan school children and to establish baseline data for further studies...
  91. ncbi The features of degenerative diseases and their association with the loss of teeth in the elderly of East Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Janti Sudiono
    Faculty of Dentistry, Trisakti University, Jakarta, Indonesia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:184-9. 2008
    ..Oral hygiene condition was based on OHI-S (oral hygiene index simplified) index. The most common degenerative disease was hypertension (45.5%). DM was found a few (3.6%)...
  92. ncbi Oral health protocol for the dependent institutionalized elderly
    Jose Antonio Gil-Montoya
    School of Dentistry, Granada University, Department of Special Care in Dentistry and Gerodontology, Granada City, Spain
    Geriatr Nurs 27:95-101. 2006
    ..This type of protocol should include regular collaboration with dental professionals and provide a program of continuous training for nursing staff on oral health issues...
  93. ncbi Mandibular overdentures supported by 6-mm dental implants: a 1-year prospective cohort study
    Felix Guljé
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, and Center for Dental Implants De Mondhoek, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 14:e59-66. 2012
    ..The extremely resorbed edentulous mandible, with a bone height of 8 mm or less, is still a challenge in implant dentistry. Recently, dental implants of 6 mm in length have been developed...
  94. ncbi Oral hygiene status and occlusal characteristics of orthodontic patients at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    C O Onyeaso
    Orthodontic Unit, Department of Preventive Dentistry, College of Medicine University College Hospital, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Odontostomatol Trop 26:24-8. 2003
    ..Oral hygiene status was assessed using Greene and Vermillion simplified oral hygiene index while occlusal characteristics were assessed using Angle's classification of malocclusion and Jackson's ..
  95. ncbi A clinical and radiographic evaluation of stainless steel crowns for primary molars
    Aly A Sharaf
    Faculty of Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry Department, King Abdulaziz University, P O Box 80209, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    J Dent 32:27-33. 2004
    ..This study was performed to evaluate clinically and radiographically the effect of stainless steel crowns placed on primary molars on gingival and bone structures...
  96. ncbi Caries experience and oral cleanliness in cystic fibrosis homozygotes and heterozygotes
    Johan K M Aps
    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 93:560-3. 2002
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  97. ncbi Effect of electric toothbrush on residents' oral hygiene: a randomized clinical trial in nursing homes
    Katrine G Fjeld
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Oral Sci 122:142-8. 2014
    ..Oral examinations were performed to measure dental hygiene, using the Oral Hygiene Index-Simplified (OHI-S). Both groups received the same instructions for use...
  98. ncbi [Resin infiltration of white spot lesions during the fixed orthodontic appliance therapy]
    A Ogodescu
    Disciplina de Pedodonţie Ortodonţie, Facultatea de Medicina Dentara, Universitatea de Medicină si Farmacie Victor Babeş Timişoara
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 115:1251-7. 2011
    ..To investigate the evolution of resin infiltrated white spot lesions (WSLs) during 10 month of fixed orthodontic appliance therapy using the photographic examination method...
  99. ncbi Periodontal therapy may reduce the risk of preterm low birth weight in women with periodontal disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Nestor J Lopez
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Section of Periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Chile, Santiago
    J Periodontol 73:911-24. 2002
    ..A randomized controlled trial was undertaken to help further evaluate the proposed association between periodontal disease and PLBW...
  100. ncbi Oral health knowledge, practice, oral hygiene status, and dental caries prevalence among visually impaired children in Bangalore
    S T Prashanth
    Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, V S Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 29:102-5. 2011
    ..Visually impaired children daily face challenges for bearing their everyday skills. Maintenance of proper oral hygiene is one among them...
  101. ncbi Periodontal treatment needs in a follow-up study among adults with diabetes in Finland
    Aija Karikoski
    Department of Oral Public Health, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:6-10. 2003
    ..In diabetes care, the common risk factor approach can be implemented to promote oral health among individuals with diabetes...

Research Grants11

  1. TREATING PERIODONTAL INFECTION: GLYCEMIC CONTROL
    George Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. A Unified Surgical Instrument System for Periodontal Minimally Invasive Surgery
    STEPHEN HARREL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The resulting system, based on the surgical consultants evaluations and scores, will be used in a Phase 2 multicenter controlled clinical evaluation of MIS. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Periodontal Therapy: Effects on Glycemic Control in Community Health Centers
    George Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. World Workshop in Oral Medicine IV
    Peter Lockhart; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proceedings will be published as evidence-based recommendations for best clinical practice in Oral Medicine as well as providing suggestions for future basic science and clinical research. ..
  5. Intervention Planning to Reduce Nursing Home Pneumonia
    Vincent Quagliarello; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A feasible and effective intervention for pneumonia prevention will hold great promise in reducing clinical morbidity and costs among this vulnerable population of citizens. ..
  6. Diabetes Associations with Caries and Tooth Loss
    George Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results may also impact on existing clinical practice protocols, and promote new public policy in matters related to diabetes. ..
  7. BEHAVIORAL DYSREGULATION: LIABILITY TO DRUG ABUSE
    Ada Mezzich; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..However, this K02 project proposes to study the subjects at ages 10-12, 12-14, and 16. ..
  8. IMPACT OF CHILD NEGLECT IN SUBSTANCE ABUSE FAMILIES
    Ada Mezzich; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Bacteremia from Dental Extraction vs. Oral Hygiene
    Peter Lockhart; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Additionally, we will have unique and critical data for the development of both future research and evidence-based guidelines concerning antibiotic prophylaxis for individuals currently felt to be at risk for DSI. ..
  10. New Phosphated Polymers Prevent Microbial Colonization
    Andrew Dentino; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The use of these new polymers could improve the oral health of a significant population of prosthesis users. The phosphated PMMA polymers could have great potential for clinical and commercial applications. ..