oral hygiene

Summary

Summary: The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Knowledge on gingivitis and oral hygiene practices among secondary school adolescents in rural and urban Morogoro, Tanzania
    I M Masanja
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences MUCHS, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Dent Hyg 2:172-8. 2004
  2. pmc Poor oral hygiene as a risk factor for infective endocarditis-related bacteremia
    Peter B Lockhart
    Department of Oral Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, P O Box 32861, Charlotte, NC 28232 2861, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:1238-44. 2009
  3. 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
  4. ncbi Effect of a school-based oral health education programme in Wuhan City, Peoples Republic of China
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organisation, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1221 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 54:33-41. 2004
  5. ncbi Oral cancer in southern India: the influence of smoking, drinking, paan-chewing and oral hygiene
    Prabha Balaram
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Int J Cancer 98:440-5. 2002
  6. ncbi Influences on children's oral health: a conceptual model
    Susan A Fisher-Owens
    University of California, Department of Pediatrics, 400 Parnassus Ave, Room AC01, Box 0374, San Francisco, CA 94143 0374, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e510-20. 2007
  7. ncbi The long-term effect of a plaque control program on tooth mortality, caries and periodontal disease in adults. Results after 30 years of maintenance
    P Axelsson
    Department of Periodontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 31:749-57. 2004
  8. ncbi Sociobehavioural risk factors in dental caries - international perspectives
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:274-9. 2005
  9. ncbi Evaluating the role of dental behaviour in oral health inequalities
    Anne E Sanders
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:71-9. 2006
  10. ncbi Oral health-related quality of life in patients seeking care for dentin hypersensitivity
    K Bekes
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University School of Dental Medicine, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    J Oral Rehabil 36:45-51. 2009

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  1. ncbi Knowledge on gingivitis and oral hygiene practices among secondary school adolescents in rural and urban Morogoro, Tanzania
    I M Masanja
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences MUCHS, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Dent Hyg 2:172-8. 2004
    To assess and compare knowledge on gingivitis and oral hygiene practices among rural and urban secondary school students.
  2. pmc Poor oral hygiene as a risk factor for infective endocarditis-related bacteremia
    Peter B Lockhart
    Department of Oral Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, P O Box 32861, Charlotte, NC 28232 2861, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:1238-44. 2009
    ..The authors conducted a study to determine if poor oral hygiene or dental disease are risk factors for developing bacteremia after toothbrushing or single-tooth extraction.
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi Effect of a school-based oral health education programme in Wuhan City, Peoples Republic of China
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organisation, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1221 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 54:33-41. 2004
    ..To assess oral health outcomes of a school-based oral health education (OHE) programme on children, mothers and schoolteachers in China, and to evaluate the methods applied and materials used...
  5. ncbi Oral cancer in southern India: the influence of smoking, drinking, paan-chewing and oral hygiene
    Prabha Balaram
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Int J Cancer 98:440-5. 2002
    ..Low educational attainment, occupation as a farmer or manual worker and various indicators of poor oral hygiene were associated with significantly increased risk. An OR of 2.5 (95% CI 1.4-4...
  6. ncbi Influences on children's oral health: a conceptual model
    Susan A Fisher-Owens
    University of California, Department of Pediatrics, 400 Parnassus Ave, Room AC01, Box 0374, San Francisco, CA 94143 0374, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e510-20. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to present a more encompassing conceptual model of the influences on children's oral health...
  7. ncbi The long-term effect of a plaque control program on tooth mortality, caries and periodontal disease in adults. Results after 30 years of maintenance
    P Axelsson
    Department of Periodontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 31:749-57. 2004
    ..The biofilm that forms and remains on tooth surfaces is the main etiological factor in caries and periodontal disease. Prevention of caries and periodontal disease must be based on means that counteract this bacterial plaque...
  8. ncbi Sociobehavioural risk factors in dental caries - international perspectives
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:274-9. 2005
    ..In future public health programmes, systematic risk factor assessment may therefore be instrumental in the planning and surveillance of oral health promotion and oral disease intervention programmes...
  9. ncbi Evaluating the role of dental behaviour in oral health inequalities
    Anne E Sanders
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:71-9. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi Oral health-related quality of life in patients seeking care for dentin hypersensitivity
    K Bekes
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University School of Dental Medicine, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    J Oral Rehabil 36:45-51. 2009
    ..The present study suggests that the oral condition of hypersensitive teeth is significantly associated with impaired OHRQoL...
  11. ncbi Effectiveness of health care worker training on the oral health of elderly residents of nursing homes
    Robert Nicol
    Community Dental Service, Wick, Scotland, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:115-24. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a staff training programme on mouth care on the oral health of elderly residents of long-term care institutions...
  12. ncbi Dental caries and its relationship to bacterial infection, hypoplasia, diet, and oral hygiene in 6- to 36-month-old children
    P Milgrom
    Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:295-306. 2000
    ..Caufield et al. (1) have suggested that the acquisition of mutans streptococci in young children most likely takes place during a "window of infectivity" from 19 to 31 months of age...
  13. ncbi The role of health-related behaviors in the socioeconomic disparities in oral health
    Wael Sabbah
    Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:298-303. 2009
    ..dental visits, frequency of eating fresh fruits and vegetables and extent of calculus, used as a marker for oral hygiene. Oral health outcomes were gingival bleeding, loss of periodontal attachment, tooth loss and perceived oral ..
  14. ncbi Feeding and oral hygiene habits of preschool children in Hong Kong and their caregivers' dental knowledge and attitudes
    S C L Chan
    Tang Shiu Kin Dental Therapist Training School, MacLehose Dental Centre, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Int J Paediatr Dent 12:322-31. 2002
    This study was designed to gather data on infant feeding habits and oral hygiene practices of Hong Kong preschool children, on the dental knowledge and attitudes of their caregivers and on the oral health status of the same group of ..
  15. ncbi Twenty-four month incidence of root caries among a diverse group of adults
    G H Gilbert
    School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ala 35294 0007, USA
    Caries Res 35:366-75. 2001
    ..1) Describe for a diverse sample the 24-month incidence of root caries, and (2) test its association with a broad range of clinical, behavioral, financial, and sociodemographic factors...
  16. ncbi Effectiveness of a school dental education program in improving oral health knowledge and oral hygiene practices and status of 12- to 13-year-old school children
    Rekha P Shenoy
    Department of Community Dentistry, Yenepoya Dental College, Yenepoya University, Deralakatte, Mangalore 575 018, India
    Indian J Dent Res 21:253-9. 2010
    Children with poor oral health are 12 times more likely to have restricted-activity days. Dental health education [DHE], with the objective of improving the oral hygiene of the participants, would have obvious merits.
  17. ncbi Gender-specific oral health attitudes and behavior among dental students in Jordan
    Qasem Diefallah Al-Omari
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology in Irbid, Jordan
    J Contemp Dent Pract 6:107-14. 2005
    ..Further research is needed to examine the students clinically for periodontal and caries conditions. Students should be encouraged to be a model for oral health for their families, friends, and patients...
  18. ncbi Self-reported oral hygiene habits and oral health problems of Kuwaiti adults
    Khalaf F Al-Shammari
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 16:15-21. 2007
    The aims of this study were to examine self-reported oral hygiene habits and oral health problems of a sample of adult Kuwaitis.
  19. ncbi Oral health attitudes, knowledge, and behavior among school children in North Jordan
    Mahmoud K Al-Omiri
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Dent Educ 70:179-87. 2006
    ..The participants' oral hygiene habits (such as tooth brushing) were found to be irregular, and parents' role in the oral hygiene habits of ..
  20. ncbi Dental and periodontal status and risk for progression of carotid atherosclerosis: the inflammation and carotid artery risk for atherosclerosis study dental substudy
    Thomas Schillinger
    Clinic of Dentistry, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Stroke 37:2271-6. 2006
    ..Dental and periodontal disease are potentially involved in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. We investigated whether dental and periodontal status is associated with the presence and future progression of carotid stenosis...
  21. ncbi Oral health behaviour and its determinants amongst Iranian dental students
    Mohammad R Khami
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Dent Educ 11:42-7. 2007
    ..To study the oral health behaviour (OHB) of Iranian senior dental students in relation to their gender, background characteristics, knowledge of preventive care, and attitudes towards preventive dentistry...
  22. ncbi Associations between periodontal disease and risk for nosocomial bacterial pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A systematic review
    Frank A Scannapieco
    Department of Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Ann Periodontol 8:54-69. 2003
    ..Several recent studies provide evidence that the oral cavity may influence the initiation and/or the progression of lung diseases such as pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  23. ncbi Familial and cultural perceptions and beliefs of oral hygiene and dietary practices among ethnically and socio-economicall diverse groups
    Pauline M Adair
    Department of Clinical Psychology, The Royal Hospitals, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Community Dent Health 21:102-11. 2004
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  24. ncbi Oral health status and oral health behaviour of urban and rural schoolchildren in Southern Thailand
    P E Petersen
    University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department for Community Dentistry, Denmark
    Int Dent J 51:95-102. 2001
    ....
  25. pmc Microbial shifts during dental biofilm re-development in the absence of oral hygiene in periodontal health and disease
    Naciye G Uzel
    Department of Periodontology, The Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 38:612-20. 2011
    ..To monitor microbial shifts during dental biofilm re-development...
  26. pmc The prevalence and severity of oral impacts on daily performances in Thai primary school children
    Sudaduang Gherunpong
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:57. 2004
    ..There are no systematic OHRQoL studies of a population-based sample of children. The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence, characteristics and severity of oral impacts in primary school children...
  27. ncbi Oral care interventions in critical care: frequency and documentation
    Mary Jo Grap
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Crit Care 12:113-8; discussion 119. 2003
    ..No data have been collected to describe the products, methods, and frequency of oral care needed to reduce dental plaque, oral colonization, and ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill patients...
  28. ncbi Are the barriers to good oral hygiene in nursing homes within the nurses or the patients?
    Tril Willumsen
    Dental Health Services Competence East TKØ, Norway
    Gerodontology 29:e748-55. 2012
    To explore nursing home patients' oral hygiene and their nurses' assessments of barriers to improvement.
  29. ncbi Oral hygiene practices and dental service utilization among pregnant women
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7516, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:553-61. 2010
    Daily oral hygiene and regular dental visits are important components of oral health care. The authors' objective in this study was to examine women's oral hygiene practices and use of dental services during pregnancy.
  30. ncbi Determinants of oral health behaviour among Iranian dentists
    Hadi Ghasemi
    Department of Oral Public Health, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int Dent J 57:237-42. 2007
    ..To study the oral health behaviour of Iranian dentists...
  31. ncbi Oral health risk assessment timing and establishment of the dental home
    Kevin J Hale
    Pediatrics 111:1113-6. 2003
    ..prenatal care), and aggressive strategies should be adopted, including anticipatory guidance, behavior modifications (oral hygiene and feeding practices), and establishment of a dental home by 1 year of age for children deemed at risk.
  32. ncbi Treatment of dentin hypersensitivity by Nd:YAG laser
    B B Lier
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Periodontol 29:501-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this double-blind, controlled, split-mouth designed clinical trial was to assess the effect of a single Nd:YAG laser application on alleviating hypersensitivity...
  33. pmc The effect of intensive oral hygiene care on gingivitis and periodontal destruction in type 2 diabetic patients
    Hee Kyung Lee
    Department of Dentistry, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 50:529-36. 2009
    This study aimed to investigate the effects of oral hygiene care by oral professionals on periodontal health in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients.
  34. ncbi Oral status, oral hygiene habits and caries risk factors in home-dwelling elderly dependent on moderate or substantial supportive care for daily living
    Ella Strömberg
    Public Dental Health, Gävleborg County Council, Gavle, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:221-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate oral hygiene habits, clinical variables related to oral self-care and caries risk in elderly individuals living at home with ..
  35. ncbi The association of tooth scaling and decreased cardiovascular disease: a nationwide population-based study
    Zu Yin Chen
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Med 125:568-75. 2012
    Poor oral hygiene has been associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. However, the association between preventive dentistry and cardiovascular risk reduction has remained undetermined...
  36. pmc Periodontal treatment to improve glycaemic control in diabetic patients: study protocol of the randomized, controlled DIAPERIO trial
    Jean Noel Vergnes
    Department of Dentistry, Toulouse University Hospital CHU de Toulouse and Toulouse Dental School, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France
    Trials 10:65. 2009
    ..The main objective of this clinical trial is to assess whether periodontal treatment could lead to a decrease in glycated haemoglobin levels in metabolically unbalanced diabetic patients suffering from chronic periodontitis...
  37. ncbi Determinants of oral hygiene behavior: a study based on the theory of planned behavior
    Yvonne A B Buunk-Werkhoven
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:250-9. 2011
    The aim of this study was to develop an index for oral hygiene behavior (OHB) and to examine potential predictors of this actual behavior based on the theory of planned behavior (TPB)...
  38. ncbi Cynical hostility as a determinant of toothbrushing frequency and oral hygiene
    Hanna Leena Mettovaara
    Department of Periodontology and Geriatric Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Periodontol 33:21-8. 2006
    Our aim was to investigate whether cynical hostility, self-reported toothbrushing frequency and objectively assessed levels of oral hygiene were associated.
  39. ncbi Systematic review of basic oral care for the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients
    Deborah B McGuire
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, Richmond, VA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:3165-77. 2013
    ..The purpose of this project was to evaluate research in basic oral care interventions to update evidence-based practice guidelines for preventing and treating oral mucositis (OM) in cancer patients undergoing radio- or chemotherapy...
  40. ncbi Sense of coherence as a determinant of toothbrushing frequency and level of oral hygiene
    Jarno J Savolainen
    Department of Periodontology and Geriatric Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Periodontol 76:1006-12. 2005
    ..Our aim is to investigate whether SOC, self-reported toothbrushing frequency, and objectively assessed levels of oral hygiene are related.
  41. ncbi Dental caries prevalence among preschool children of Hubli: Dharwad city
    R Mahejabeen
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad, India
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 24:19-22. 2006
    ..The prevalence of dental caries was 54.1%. The attitude of mothers towards children's oral health made a statistical difference in the mean dmft levels...
  42. ncbi Oral hygiene profile of subjects on renal dialysis
    F Atassi
    Div of Periodontics, Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, King Saud University College of Dentistry, P O Box 60169, Riyadh 11545, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Indian J Dent Res 12:71-6. 2001
    ..Results showed that all subjects did not have optimal oral hygiene, means of PI, DI, CI and GI., were 2.0444, 1.9556, 1.8944 and 1.8167 respectively...
  43. ncbi The effect of sociocultural status on periodontal conditions in pregnancy
    Funda Yalcin
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Turkey
    J Periodontol 73:178-82. 2002
    ....
  44. ncbi Poor oral hygiene and gingivitis are associated with obesity and overweight status in paediatric subjects
    Roberto Franchini
    Department of Medical Sciences, Universita del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    J Clin Periodontol 38:1021-8. 2011
    ..Our aim is to evaluate whether overweight/obese paediatric patients have a greater chance of being affected by gingivitis than those of normal weight...
  45. ncbi Nursing students' practice in providing oral hygiene for patients
    Ann McAuliffe
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Ireland
    Nurs Stand 21:35-9. 2007
    To explore and identify precedent factors that may influence nursing students' oral hygiene practice in hospitalised patients, by using an adaptation of the Precede Model.
  46. ncbi Control of periodontal infection reduces the severity of active rheumatoid arthritis
    Mhd Khaldoun Al-Katma
    Department of Periodontics, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:134-7. 2007
    ..To determine if eliminating periodontal infection and gingival inflammation affects the severity of active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients with chronic inflammatory periodontal disease...
  47. ncbi Women's attitudes to and perceptions of oral health and dental care during pregnancy
    Marc J N C Keirse
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    J Perinat Med 38:3-8. 2010
    To assess pregnant women's opinions on and perceptions of oral health and their relationship to oral hygiene and dental care practices.
  48. ncbi Oral hygiene and postoperative pain after mandibular third molar surgery
    M Penarrocha
    Valencia University Medical and Dental School, Spain
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 92:260-4. 2001
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between oral hygiene before surgery and pain, inflammation, and trismus after the surgical removal of 190 impacted lower third molars.
  49. ncbi The effectiveness of an individually tailored oral health educational programme on oral hygiene behaviour in patients with periodontal disease: a blinded randomized-controlled clinical trial (one-year follow-up)
    B Jonsson
    Department of Public Health and Caring Science, Uppsala University, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 36:1025-34. 2009
    To evaluate the effectiveness of an individually tailored oral health educational programme for oral hygiene self-care in patients with chronic periodontitis compared with the standard treatment.
  50. ncbi Dental caries experience and association to risk indicators of remote rural populations
    Sean L Cook
    Private Practice, Newburgh, Indianapolis, IA 47629, USA
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:275-83. 2008
    ..Therefore, it is important to identify and target patients at risk of developing caries in order to develop specific preventive measures...
  51. ncbi Caries and its association with infant feeding and oral health-related behaviours in 3-4-year-old Brazilian children
    E L Dini
    Universidade Estadual Paulista, Araraquara, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:241-8. 2000
    To investigate the relationships between socio-demographic factors, infant feeding habits, oral hygiene and the prevalence and patterns of caries in Brazilian 3-4-year-olds.
  52. ncbi A systematic review of the relationship between breastfeeding and early childhood caries
    R Valaitis
    Hamilton Wentworth, Social and Public Health Services Division, McMaster University
    Can J Public Health 91:411-7. 2000
    ..Due to conflicting findings in less rigorous research studies, no definitive time at which an infant should be weaned was determined, and parents should begin an early and consistent mouth care regime...
  53. ncbi Does oral health promotion improve oral hygiene and gingival health?
    Richard G Watt
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of College London Medical School, UK
    Periodontol 2000 37:35-47. 2005
  54. ncbi Improvement of taste sensitivity of the nursed elderly by oral care
    Tomohisa Ohno
    Section of Gerodontology, Department of Gerodontology, Division of Gerontology and Gerodontology, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Med Dent Sci 50:101-7. 2003
    ..The present result suggests that mild tongue brushing may enhance taste sensitivity of saltiness and sourness in the nursed elderly...
  55. ncbi Poor oral hygiene enhances gingival overgrowth caused by calcineurin inhibitors
    L Reali
    Department of Maslicalory Disorders and Removable Prosthodontics, Dental School University of Zürich, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    J Clin Pharm Ther 34:255-60. 2009
    To estimate the prevalence of gingival overgrowth in kidney allograft recipients in southern Switzerland and to determine the factors associated with it. We hypothesized that poor oral hygiene was a risk factor.
  56. ncbi Prevalence of malocclusion and its relationship with socio-demographic factors, dental caries, and oral hygiene in 12- to 14-year-old Tanzanian schoolchildren
    Matilda Mtaya
    Department of Clinical Dentistry, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Orthod 31:467-76. 2009
    ..of malocclusion and its association with socio-demographic characteristics, caries experience, and level of oral hygiene in 12- to 14-year-old schoolchildren residing in two socio-economically different districts of Tanzania...
  57. ncbi The impact of the stone age diet on gingival conditions in the absence of oral hygiene
    Stefan Baumgartner
    Laboratory of Oral Microbiology, Department of Clinical Research, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Periodontol 80:759-68. 2009
    The objective of this study was to assess the oral microbiota and clinical data in subjects without access to traditional oral hygiene methods and who ate a diet available in the Stone Age.
  58. ncbi Academic-practice partnerships to promote evidence-based practice in long-term care: oral hygiene care practices as an exemplar
    Eleanor Schildwachter McConnell
    Duke University School of Nursing, NC 27710, USA
    Nurs Outlook 55:95-105. 2007
    ..This project focused on oral hygiene because the staff was dissatisfied with their existing resident oral care program, and an evidence-base for ..
  59. ncbi Oral hygiene, periodontal health and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations
    Zhiqiang Liu
    Department of Stomatology, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University, China
    J Clin Periodontol 39:45-52. 2012
    To assess the associations of oral hygiene and periodontal health with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations.
  60. ncbi Dental health and access to dental treatment: a comparison of drug users and non-drug users attending community pharmacies
    J Sheridan
    National Addiction Centre, London
    Br Dent J 191:453-7. 2001
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  61. ncbi The effect of right or left-handedness on oral hygiene
    A Tezel
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 109:1-9. 2001
    ..between the left-handed who are known as skillful at drawing, geometry, and graphics and the right-handed at oral hygiene check. The study included 28 persons, 12 female and 16 male, ranging in age from 19 to 26...
  62. ncbi Oral hygiene and parent-related factors during early childhood in relation to approximal caries at 15 years of age
    A Alm
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Karnsjukhuset, Skovde, Sweden
    Caries Res 42:28-36. 2008
    The aim was to investigate whether oral hygiene habits and parent-related factors, recorded in early childhood, have a predictive value in relation to approximal caries experience (including initial caries lesions) at the age of 15 years (..
  63. ncbi Intentional use of the Hawthorne effect to improve oral hygiene compliance in orthodontic patients
    Philip H Feil
    Department of Dental Public Health and Behavioral Science, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry, USA
    J Dent Educ 66:1129-35. 2002
    ..of this study was to evaluate whether the home care of noncompliant adolescent orthodontic patients with "poor" oral hygiene could be improved through the use of a deception strategy designed to intentionally induce the Hawthorne effect...
  64. ncbi Caries experience and background factors in 4-year-old children: time trends 1967-2002
    C Stecksen-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Caries Res 38:149-55. 2004
    ..children in Umeå, a city in northern Sweden, were examined for dental caries and background factors such as oral hygiene habits, use of fluorides, and sugar consumption...
  65. ncbi The oral health knowledge and oral hygiene practices among primary school children age 5-17 years in a rural area of Uasin Gishu district, Kenya
    K A Okemwa
    Department of Community, Preventive Dentistry Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Moi University, Box 4606, Eldoret, Kenya
    East Afr J Public Health 7:187-90. 2010
    To determine the oral health knowledge and oral hygiene practices among school children in the study region
  66. pmc Oral hygiene, dentition, sexual habits and risk of oral cancer
    R Talamini
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Via Pedemontana Occ, Aviano, 33081, Italy
    Br J Cancer 83:1238-42. 2000
    ..No differences were detected in sexual practices (including oral sex) and (previous) sexually transmitted infections...
  67. ncbi Oral health-related quality of life of 12- and 15-year-old Thai children: findings from a national survey
    Sudaduang Krisdapong
    Department of Community Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:509-17. 2009
    ....
  68. ncbi Do life- or school-satisfaction and self-esteem indicators explain the oral hygiene habits of schoolchildren?
    S Honkala
    Department of Developmental and Preventive Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:337-47. 2007
    The aim of this study was to ascertain how frequently toothbrushing and flossing are practiced among schoolchildren in Kuwait and whether life- and school-satisfaction and self-esteem indicators are associated with oral hygiene habits.
  69. pmc Oral health and the impact of socio-behavioural factors in a cross sectional survey of 12-year old school children in Laos
    Nanna Jürgensen
    Department for Community Dentistry and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Oester Farimagsgade 5, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMC Oral Health 9:29. 2009
    ....
  70. ncbi Teaching oral hygiene to children with autism
    C Pilebro
    Department of Odontology Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 15:1-9. 2005
    The need for improved oral hygiene routines in individuals with disabilities has been documented in many reports...
  71. ncbi Early childhood caries lesions in preschool children in Kerala, India
    Babu Jose
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Pediatr Dent 25:594-600. 2003
    ..Therefore, the aims of this study were: (1) to gather data on caries lesion frequency and distribution; (2) to determine any possible associations with feeding habits and oral health care practices...
  72. ncbi Risk factors for dental caries in young children: a systematic review of the literature
    Rebecca Harris
    WHO Collaborating Centre on Oral Health in Deprived Communities, University of Liverpool Dental School, England, UK
    Community Dent Health 21:71-85. 2004
    ....
  73. ncbi The role of oral hygiene in inflammatory bowel disease
    Shashideep Singhal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:170-5. 2011
    ..Accordingly, we investigated associations between oral hygiene practices and IBD.
  74. pmc Socio-demographic and behavioural correlates of oral hygiene status and oral health related quality of life, the Limpopo-Arusha school health project (LASH): a cross-sectional study
    Hawa S Mbawalla
    Department of Clinical Dentistry, Community Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pediatr 10:87. 2010
    ..This study used baseline-data from LASH-project targeting secondary students to; 1) assess frequency of poor oral hygiene status and oral impacts on daily performances, OIDP, by socio-demographic and behavioural characteristics, 2) ..
  75. ncbi Association among rheumatoid arthritis, oral hygiene, and periodontitis
    N Pischon
    Department of Periodontology, Charite Medical Faculty Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    J Periodontol 79:979-86. 2008
    ..Further, it is unclear to what extent poor oral hygiene among patients with RA may account for this association.
  76. ncbi Oral hygiene of elderly people in long-term care institutions--a cross-sectional study
    Luc M De Visschere
    Department of Community Dentistry and Dental Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Gerodontology 23:195-204. 2006
    The aim of this cross-sectional study was to assess the level of oral hygiene in elderly people living in long-term care institutions and to investigate the relationship between institutional and individual characteristics, and the ..
  77. ncbi The oral cleanliness and periodontal health of UK adults in 1998
    A J Morris
    Dental Public Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Birmingham
    Br Dent J 191:186-92. 2001
    ..If that level of control is to be achieved we need a widespread improvement in our management of the disease, particularly in our ability to improve the oral cleanliness of the UK population...
  78. ncbi Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of over-the-counter oral hygiene products for the reduction and control of plaque and gingivitis
    Christine D Wu
    Department of Periodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Periodontol 2000 28:91-105. 2002
  79. ncbi Periodontal condition in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Eduardo de Paula Ishi
    School of Dentistry of Araraquara, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
    Braz Oral Res 22:72-7. 2008
    ..0006), the percentage of sites showing gingival bleeding was not different (Fishers exact test, p > 0.05). Based on our results, we suggest that there is an association between periodontal disease and RA...
  80. ncbi Caries experience and oral hygiene status of blind, deaf and mentally retarded female children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Z Al-Qahtani
    Presidency of Girls Education, Riyadh
    Odontostomatol Trop 27:37-40. 2004
    To determine the caries experience and oral hygiene status in blind, deaf and mentally retarded female children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  81. pmc Mexican American mothers' initiation and understanding of home oral hygiene for young children
    Kristin S Hoeft
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    Pediatr Dent 31:395-404. 2009
    To investigate caregiver beliefs and behaviors as key issues in the initiation of home oral hygiene routines...
  82. ncbi Impact of socio-demographic variables, oral hygiene practices, oral habits and diet on dental caries experience of Indian elderly: a community-based study
    Naseem Shah
    Department of Dental Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Gerodontology 21:43-50. 2004
    ..A number of factors influence the caries experience and the pattern of restorative care especially in the older age group...
  83. ncbi How to influence patient oral hygiene behavior effectively
    J E Clarkson
    DHSRU, University of Dundee, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee, DD2 4BF UK
    J Dent Res 88:933-7. 2009
    Considerable resources are expended in dealing with dental disease easily prevented with better oral hygiene. The study hypothesis was that an evidence-based intervention, framed with psychological theory, would improve patients' oral ..
  84. ncbi Changes in caries prevalence and oral hygiene skills among preschool-aged children in Lithuania between 2000 and 2010
    Jaunė Razmienė
    Department of Oral Health and Pediatric Dentistry, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Luksos Daumanto 6, 50106 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 48:364-70. 2012
    The aim of the study was to evaluate the factors associated with the prevalence and severity of dental caries as well oral hygiene habits among 4- to 6-year-old children in Kaunas (Lithuania) in 2000 and 2010.
  85. ncbi Caries and associated factors in a group of Swedish children 2- 3 years of age
    Marie Bankel
    Public Dental Service Clinic in Majorna, Goteborg, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 30:137-46. 2006
    ..A standardized questionnaire was used to describe socio-economic factors, dietary and oral hygiene habits and exposure to fluoride...
  86. 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.
  87. ncbi Feeding and oral hygiene habits of children attending daycare centres in Bangalore and their caretakers oral health knowledge, attitude and practices
    S Vinay
    Department of Public Health Dentistry, VS Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
    Indian J Dent Res 22:561-6. 2011
    Caretakers in day-care centers play a significant role in imparting good oral hygiene practices and also extend a working relationship with parents with regard to their children's oral health...
  88. 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
    In order to measure social cognitive constructs in the oral hygiene domain, questionnaires containing self-efficacy and outcome expectation items were developed...
  89. ncbi Periodontal disease and oral hygiene habits in a type 2 diabetic population
    L Commisso
    Int J Dent Hyg 9:68-73. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study is to observe the oral health condition in a diabetic type 2 population in connection with glycaemic control and lifestyle...
  90. ncbi Promoting oral hygiene behavior in recruits in the Dutch Army
    Yvonne A B Buunk-Werkhoven
    Research Group in Health Care and Nursing, Hanze University Applied Sciences, Groningen Eyssoniusplein 18, Postbus 3109, 9701 DC, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Mil Med 174:971-6. 2009
    To make practical recommendations for improving oral hygiene behavior (OHB) potential predictors based on the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) were assessed...
  91. ncbi Comparing diet, oral hygiene and caries status of adult methamphetamine users and nonusers: a pilot study
    Kimberly A Morio
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:171-6. 2008
    ..The authors compared retrospective dietary patterns, oral hygiene behaviors and current oral health status of methamphetamine users and nonusers in a pilot study.
  92. ncbi [Oral health and pregnancy: promotion of oral health during the pre-natal training in the Latina province]
    F Capasso
    Specialista in Ortognatodonzia, Facoltà di Medicina e Odontoiatria, Sapienza Universita di Roma
    Ann Ig 23:137-45. 2011
    ..dental prevention need specialist in the area and provide adequate information on the importance of good oral hygiene in order to achieve a better health level both of the mother and the child...
  93. ncbi [Oral hygiene. KIGGS data on caries preventative behaviour]
    H Knopf
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:1314-20. 2008
    The present analysis deals with the identification of populations at risk with regard to oral hygiene and the prevention of caries in children and adolescents in Germany...
  94. ncbi Dental visits, oral hygiene behaviour, and orthodontic treatment in Switzerland
    Pascale Stadelmann
    Clinic for Periodontology, Endodontology and Cariology, University Clinics for Dentistry, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 122:104-26. 2012
    ..In the present study, dental visits (dental care utilisation within the last 12 months), oral hygiene measures and the frequency of orthodontic treatments in the Swiss population in 2002 were examined and dental ..
  95. ncbi Long-term effect of an oral healthcare programme on oral hygiene in a nursing home
    Heidi Samson
    Department of Clinical Dentistry Gerodontology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:575-9. 2009
    ..article reports on the long-term effect of an oral healthcare programme aimed at improving and maintaining the oral hygiene of elderly residents in a nursing home...
  96. ncbi Long-term physical inactivity and oral health in Finnish adults with intellectual disability
    Sara Karjalainen
    Institute of Dentistry and Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University of Turku, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 60:50-5. 2002
    ..002). Poor physical activity was related to better dental health, higher need for periodontal therapy, and fewer dental visits than in patients with good motor activity...
  97. ncbi Association of self-perceived periodontal status with oral hygiene, probing depth and alveolar bone level among young adults
    Liran Levin
    Department of Periodontology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, IIT, Haifa, Israel
    N Y State Dent J 77:29-32. 2011
    ..Participants completed a questionnaire regarding systemic health, education, smoking status, oral hygiene habits and self-perception of their own periodontal status using a visual analog scale (VAS); they were ..
  98. ncbi Plaque and gingivitis in the elderly: a randomized, single-blind clinical trial on the outcome of intensified mechanical or antibacterial oral hygiene measures
    Ulrich Schiffner
    Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry, Center of Dental and Oral Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 34:1068-73. 2007
    To study the outcome of intensified mechanical oral hygiene compared with the effect of an adjunctive antibacterial mouth rinse on plaque and gingivitis in elderly people.
  99. ncbi Dental health status and caries pattern of preschool children in Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia
    Tahir R Paul
    Department of Dental, Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:1347-51. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to assess dental caries and its relation to plaque, tooth brushing habit and past dental attendance, and to determine the caries pattern in primary dentition of preschool children...
  100. ncbi Oral health, sociodemographic factors, dietary and oral hygiene practices in Jordanian children
    A Sayegh
    University of Jordan, Jordan
    J Dent 33:379-88. 2005
    To investigate the association between oral health, in terms of dental caries and gingivitis, and sociodemographic factors, dental plaque, oral hygiene behaviours, infant feeding and dietary practices in 4-5-year-old Jordanian children.
  101. ncbi Cognitive impairment is associated with poor oral health in individuals in long-term care
    Birgitte M Henriksen
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Norway
    Oral Health Prev Dent 3:203-7. 2005
    The aim of this work was to study oral hygiene and cognition in patients in long-term care.

Research Grants63

  1. Oral Care and Respiratory Pathogen Colonization
    Ozan Akca; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Reducing respiratory pathogen colonization in the mouth could significantly reduce the morbidity and cost of VAP. ..
  2. METABOLIC SYNDROME AND PERIODONTITIS IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN
    Michael J LaMonte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) for bone density and body composition;questionnaires on lifestyle habits, oral hygiene and medical history;resting blood pressure;and a fasting blood sample meticulously collected, processed and ..
  3. Development and Validation of an Instrument to Assess Cognitive Function Regulati
    Xi Chen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g, making treatment decisions, performing oral hygiene care, and following homecare instructions), remarkably increasing risk of dental caries, periodontal disease ..
  4. Multivariate CART for survival with dental applications
    Martha E Nunn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..tooth loss, complete restorative and periodontal records with follow-up, significant medical history, smoking, oral hygiene, special needs, compliance, frequency of dental visits and other parameters that are collected as part of ..
  5. Metagenomic profiling of oral polymicrobial flora in head and neck cancers
    Charis Eng; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Importantly, even for advanced HNSCC or that which has spread, our findings will help point to antibiotics and agents that can turn back on the cancer-suppressing genes to revolutionize treatment. ..
  6. Reducing Care-Resistant Behaviors During Oral Hygiene in Persons with Dementia
    Rita A Jablonski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The oral health of these elders deteriorates in the absence of daily oral hygiene, predisposing them to harmful systemic problems such as pneumonia, hyperglycemia, cardiac disease, and cerebral ..
  7. Optimal Prevention and Control of Periodontal Disease: The Periodontal Pocket Irr
    Thomas E Van Dyke; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Most patients are unable to maintain adequate oral hygiene to prevent recurrence of their disease leading to additional health care expense...
  8. Academic-Community Partnerships to Brdge Across the U.S. Pacific Islands
    Alice Tse; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The project work will be accomplished through training programs &meetings to be conducted in the USAPI jurisdictions, and culminate in a CBPR grant proposal for the USAPI. ..
  9. Factors Associated with Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Guideline Adherence
    Hiroko Kiyoshi-Teo; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This cross-sectional survey will address six common VAP strategies: hand hygiene, oral hygiene, semi-recumbent patient positioning, subglottic suctioning, early weaning from mechanical ventilation, and ..
  10. Dental Caries: Whole Genome Association and Gene x Environment Studies
    Mary L Marazita; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Multiple factors contribute to a person's risk for caries, including environmental factors such as diet, oral hygiene, fluoride exposure and the level of colonization of cariogenic bacteria and host factors such as salivary flow...
  11. Addressing Oral Health Disparities in Individuals with Mental Health Problems
    Lisa J Heaton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Indirectly, mood and anxiety disorders can interfere with motivation for adequate oral hygiene and willingness to seek preventive dental treatment...
  12. Daily Mouth Care to Prevent Pneumonia in Nursing Homes: A Systems-Level Approach
    Sheryl Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Poor oral hygiene is therefore a critical risk factor for pneumonia because it increases the volume and infectious nature of ..
  13. Antimicrobial and Regenerative Treatment for Oral Mucositis
    SHENDA BAKER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to the severity of mucositis, a wide variety of treatment options have been tested including simple oral hygiene, infection prevention, anti- inflammatory agents, reactive oxygen species, salivary function modifiers, coating ..
  14. A qualitative description of a pilot project to improve access to care in one Den
    SARAH ELAINE RASKIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Page 1 of 1 Qualitative description of a dental health pilot project ..
  15. Leveraging Opportunities to Improve Oral Health in Older Adults
    MARY EVELYN NORTHRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..B) Examine the effects of alternative interventions involving, e.g., treatment and oral hygiene activity, on the prevalence and burden of tooth loss and other oral diseases using simulations from our SD ..
  16. Development of targeted photodynamic therapy for treatment of dental caries
    Randal Eckert; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will encourage and support innovative research from a small business on the etiology, pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of oral, craniofacial, and dental diseases and disorders. ..
  17. Oral Health Intervention for Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled Persons
    KNOWLTON WILLIAM JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These individuals are more likely to have poor oral hygiene, increased decay, and periodontal disease than the general population-a significant health disparity...
  18. Inhibition of oral bacterial biofilm formation using natural products-inspired or
    NATHANIEL CHARLES CADY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..shown to contain hundreds of species of bacteria and are resistant to removal and eradication by traditional oral hygiene practices, such as frequent tooth brushing or oral rinsing with mouthwash...
  19. Head and Neck Cancer Risk Prediction Model
    Yuan Chin Amy Lee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..1) to conduct a comprehensive analysis of risk factors by pooling additional data on occupational exposures and oral hygiene, and to estimate their corresponding attributable risks by geographic region in the INHANCE Consortium;2) to ..
  20. Longitudinal Study of Dental Caries in VLBW Infants
    Suchitra S Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..mutans levels) and infant oral health behavior (feeding, diet, oral hygiene practices, and dental access), and independent variables (demographics, parent predisposing, enabling, need ..
  21. A novel strategy in antimicrobial drug discovery against Porphyromonas gingivalis
    VICTORIA NANETTE STONE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition to this, poor oral hygiene has been associated with systemic diseases such as infective endocarditis, a potentially lethal infection of ..
  22. Dentin Fluoride as a Biomarker for Childhood Fluoride Intake
    JAMES STERN WEFEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Increased access to dental care, improved oral hygiene, fluoride incorporation into professional dental products and fluoridated toothpaste have also aided in this ..
  23. Validation of New Diagnostic Technologies for Dental Caries
    JAMES STERN WEFEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..use of fluoride in public health programs, such as communal water fluoridation, dental practice and in oral hygiene products...
  24. Oral Home Telecare for Tetraplegics
    Hon K Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..tetraplegia tend to have more plaque and gingival inflammation due to lack of manual dexterity in performing oral hygiene. The combination of poor oral hygiene performance and dry mouth from xerostomia-causing medications (commonly ..
  25. Oral Health Disparities Among Elders With and Without Cognitive Impairment
    Bei Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..including both study participants and their caregiver/informant, to obtain information about oral health and oral hygiene, and sociodemographic, behavioral, functional, general health status, and affective factors that could ..
  26. Promoting Oral Health Among Tobacco Users: A Pilot Feasibility Study
    JENNIFER B MC CLURE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..treatment from the perspective's of smokers and state quitline providers;assess the need for improved oral hygiene/ oral self-care and oral health education among smokers;assess smokers'receptivity to receiving an oral ..
  27. A Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce Pneumonia in Nursing Home Residents
    VINCENT JAMES QUAGLIARELLO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e., impaired oral hygiene, swallowing difficulty), and the relationship of risk factor reduction to the effectiveness of the intervention ..
  28. Ultrasound-Assisted Gene Transfer of Anti-Biofilm Peptides to the Salivary Gland
    Michael J Passineau; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..microbial pathogens in the periodontium, particularly in vulnerable patients physically incapable of routine oral hygiene. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: In this application, we propose to use a non-viral gene therapy approach to address ..
  29. Systemic Endothelial Consequences of Periodontal Disease
    Salomon Amar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..periodontal health (scaling and root planning and periodontal surgery with re-treatment as needed) or routine oral hygiene and will be followed for 24 weeks...
  30. Oral H. pylori Prevalence in Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled Adults
    Catherine Binkley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..pylori in the mouth. The oral status of ID/DD adults is reported to be poor due to inadequate oral hygiene, leading to increased plaque, caries and periodontal disease...
  31. Oral Health Planning Grant
    JENNIFER B MC CLURE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., routine oral hygiene and dental care)...
  32. Training Oral Hygiene Habits with a Game
    DOV JACOBSON; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Habits of nutrition and especially of oral hygiene are critical to maintenance of oral health throughout life...
  33. Examination of Oral Health Literacy in Public Health Practice
    Jessica Y Lee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and Children's Program in understanding preventive dental health information such as consent forms, oral hygiene instructions and compliance to fluoride instructions among a low income/low dental health literacy population 3)..
  34. Device for Tooth Cleaning in Special Needs and Older Populations
    Rajesh V Lalla; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Good oral hygiene practices, such as brushing teeth regularly, are critical to maintaining dental and periodontal health...
  35. Contra Caries: Preventing ECC Using a Promotora Model for Rural Latino Families
    Judith C Barker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..improving parental understanding of its causes, mechanisms, and preventive activities - particularly improved oral hygiene (tooth brushing)...
  36. Parent-Focused Intervention to Improve Oral Health in Young Children
    MATTHEW LOUIS SPELTZ; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This increase is due, in large part, to poor oral hygiene and associated behaviors...
  37. Adapting a web-based eating disorder program for oral health training
    Herbert H Severson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This training program will, increase the capacity for the delivery of eating disorder-specific secondary prevention among oral health providers, and ultimately increase the rates of treatment for people with eating disorders. ..
  38. Parental preventive behaviors and oral health in Latino children
    Kristin S Hoeft; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, the SCT constructs have not fully been explored for oral hygiene behaviors...
  39. INTERACTIVE DENTAL EDUCATION IN TOBACCO CESSATION
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Master in Clinical Research
    Rosanne Harrigan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. Investigating Mechanisms of Fluoride Sensing and Toxicity Mitigation in Bacteria
    Ronald R Breaker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This knowledge will help assess the long-standing hypothesis that the antibacterial activity of fluoride contributes to the prevention of dental caries. ..
  42. CLONING AND PURIFICATION OF A VEILLONELLA ADHESIN
    Christopher Hughes; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..purified adhesin which blocks multiple oral bacterial interactions will serve as a prototype for a new class of oral hygiene agents which function in inhibiting or modulating cell-cell surface interactions in dental plaque...
  43. Brief Dental Office Intervention with Tobacco Quitline
    Jon Ebbert; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. adult population smoking; and 3) 75% of smokers quitting for at least one day or longer because they are trying to quit. ..
  44. Lysine decarboxylase in periodontitis patients
    Martin Levine; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..its Dentally attached (DAT) cells, keratinocytes that are activated by persistent trauma from mastication and oral hygiene. These rapidly dividing cells form the internal basement lamina of junctional epithelium (JE) and maintain the ..
  45. Statistical Methods for Complex Dependent Dental Data
    David Todem; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..proposal is for a very extensive study that comprises both cross-sectional and longitudinal investigations of oral hygiene among Flemish schoolchildren...
  46. Intra-Oral Biofilm Formation
    Sigmund Socransky; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Subjects will refrain from oral hygiene for 7 days during which time Supra and subgingival plaque samples will be taken from randomly selected ..
  47. Oral Health Problems of BPD and VLBW adolescents
    Suchitra Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..study will collect data on outcome (dental caries), mediating (enamel defects, oral health behavior of child, oral hygiene status) and independent (oral health knowledge, parent's dental behavior) variables...
  48. Oral & Respiratory Status of Retarded/Disabled Persons
    Catherine Binkley; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..a major cause of respiratory infections and oral colonization by pathogenic bacteria resulting from inadequate oral hygiene has been shown to be routine in other high-risk populations...
  49. Efficacy of DNA versus Protein Vaccine
    MYLIEN DAO; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  50. Interleukin-1 and Periodontitis in Down's Syndrome
    Ahmed Khocht; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..2) plaque index to determine level of oral hygiene. (3) gingival index and bleeding on probing to determine gingival inflammation...
  51. NEW SALICYLANILIDES FOR CONTROL OF ORAL DISEASE
    ROBERT COBURN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Hence, there is need for chemotherapeutic agents as adjuncts to personal oral hygiene to reduce plaque and gingivitis...
  52. NON TOXIC ANTIMICROBIAL RINSE FOR ORAL BACTERIA
    Kenneth Norbury; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Antimicrobial mouth rinses are valuable supplements to oral hygiene and used as preventives before and after surgery...
  53. Dental Plaque Accumulation as a Risk Factor for CHD
    Michael Kowolik; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..meticulous plaque control; 2) the 21-day Experimental phase, during which individuals will abstain from all oral hygiene measures; and 3) the 21-day Recovery phase, during which oral hygiene measures will be re-instated...
  54. Development of QLF Handpiece for Early Caries Detection
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..use of fluoride in public health programs, such as communal water fluoridation, dental practice and in oral hygiene products. In spite of this, dental caries continues to be the most prevalent dental disease...
  55. DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTAORAL FLUORIDE-RELEASING SYSTEM
    Tibor Sipos; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..trials with selected high-caries-risk xerostomia patients and persons having difficulties carrying out oral hygiene procedures will be initiated...
  56. Genetics Education in Dentistry
    Lynn Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Ease-of adaptability of the instructional materials will facilitate the rapid transfer of new information from the research laboratory to the student or practitioner for application to patients. ..
  57. CLINICAL CANCER--DENTAL
    Arthur Miller; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..The overall administration of the Clinical Cancer Education program will be through the Department of Pathology in cooperation with the Cancer Education Committee and the Departments of Oral Surgery and Oral Diagnosis...
  58. NAVIGATIONAL DECISION-MAKING IN DENTAL MANAGEMENT CASES
    Jo Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..S. and continuing education is required In 43 states. A secondary audience includes dental hygienists, dental hygiene students, physicians, and medical students. ..
  59. MENTORING PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH ON ORAL CANDIDIASIS
    Laurie MacPhail; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..single-blind randomized clinical trial, whether the PRO-SELF: CANDIDIASIS (P-S:C) program of dietary and oral hygiene instruction is effective in increasing inter-episode time for recurrences of oral candidiasis in susceptible ..
  60. CORRELATES OF PERIODONTAL DISEASE PREVENTIVE BEHAVIORS
    David Ronis; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Data will be collected by (a) face to face interview, (b) observations of demonstrated oral hygiene behaviors, and (c) dental examinations. Dental hygienists will conduct the observations and examinations...
  61. Muscosal Immunity in Heavily S. Mutans Exposed Children
    Daniel Smith; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Although use of fluoride has beneficial effect, poor oral hygiene and high sucrose consumption continue to promote early S. mutans infection and disease...
  62. A Study of Oral Health Disparities in Adult Asian & Pac*
    David Easa; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  63. Bisphosphonates and Oral Complications of Cancer Chemotherapy: A Pilot Study
    Regina Landesberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will examine a number of risk factors including oral hygiene, the presence of dental disease, early radiographic findings, bone turnover, coagulopathies, depression of ..