oral health

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Summary: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.

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  1. ncbi The World Oral Health Report 2003: continuous improvement of oral health in the 21st century--the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organization, Oral Health Programme, Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:3-23. 2003
  2. ncbi Derivation and validation of a short-form oral health impact profile
    G D Slade
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina 27599-7450, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:284-90. 1997
  3. pmc Social gradients in oral health in older adults: findings from the English longitudinal survey of aging
    Georgios Tsakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 101:1892-9. 2011
  4. pmc The influence of oral health conditions, socioeconomic status and home environment factors on schoolchildren's self-perception of quality of life
    Janice S Paula
    Department of Community Dentistry, Division of Health Education and Health Promotion, Piracicaba Dental School, P, O, Box 52, University of Campinas UNICAMP, 13414 903, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:6. 2012
  5. ncbi Dental caries
    Robert H Selwitz
    College of Dentistry, Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science, University of Florida, FL, USA
    Lancet 369:51-9. 2007
  6. pmc Developing a new self-reported scale of oral health outcomes for 5-year-old children (SOHO-5)
    Georgios Tsakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:62. 2012
  7. ncbi Social inequality in oral health and use of dental care in Sweden
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karonlinska Institutet, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:167-74. 2001
  8. pmc Oral health in China--trends and challenges
    De Yu Hu
    State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    Int J Oral Sci 3:7-12. 2011
  9. pmc Oral health status and behaviours of preschool children in Hong Kong
    Chun Hung Chu
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 12:767. 2012
  10. ncbi Orthodontic treatment and its impact on oral health-related quality of life in Brazilian adolescents
    C M de Oliveira
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Orthod 31:20-7; discussion 15. 2004

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  1. ncbi The World Oral Health Report 2003: continuous improvement of oral health in the 21st century--the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organization, Oral Health Programme, Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:3-23. 2003
    ..The WHO Oral Health Programme has also strengthened its work for improved oral health globally through links with other technical ..
  2. ncbi Derivation and validation of a short-form oral health impact profile
    G D Slade
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina 27599-7450, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:284-90. 1997
    ..quality of life is an important outcome of dental care has created a need for a range of instruments to measure oral health-related quality of life...
  3. pmc Social gradients in oral health in older adults: findings from the English longitudinal survey of aging
    Georgios Tsakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 101:1892-9. 2011
    We examined prospective associations between socioeconomic position (SEP) markers and oral health outcomes in a national sample of older adults in England.
  4. pmc The influence of oral health conditions, socioeconomic status and home environment factors on schoolchildren's self-perception of quality of life
    Janice S Paula
    Department of Community Dentistry, Division of Health Education and Health Promotion, Piracicaba Dental School, P, O, Box 52, University of Campinas UNICAMP, 13414 903, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:6. 2012
    ..the influence of clinical conditions, socioeconomic status, home environment, subjective perceptions of parents and schoolchildren about general and oral health on schoolchildren's oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL).
  5. ncbi Dental caries
    Robert H Selwitz
    College of Dentistry, Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science, University of Florida, FL, USA
    Lancet 369:51-9. 2007
    ..Secondary prevention and treatment should focus on management of the caries process over time for individual patients, with a minimally invasive, tissue-preserving approach...
  6. pmc Developing a new self-reported scale of oral health outcomes for 5-year-old children (SOHO-5)
    Georgios Tsakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:62. 2012
    Information on the impact of oral health on quality of life of children younger than 8 years is mostly based on parental reports, as methodological and conceptual challenges have hindered the development of relevant validated self-..
  7. ncbi Social inequality in oral health and use of dental care in Sweden
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karonlinska Institutet, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:167-74. 2001
    To describe oral health and use of dental care in relation to socio-economic determinants over time in Sweden.
  8. pmc Oral health in China--trends and challenges
    De Yu Hu
    State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    Int J Oral Sci 3:7-12. 2011
    ..This paper provides an overview and assessment of the oral health status in China...
  9. pmc Oral health status and behaviours of preschool children in Hong Kong
    Chun Hung Chu
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 12:767. 2012
    ..This study aimed to describe the dental caries experience of preschool children in Hong Kong and factors affecting their dental caries status...
  10. ncbi Orthodontic treatment and its impact on oral health-related quality of life in Brazilian adolescents
    C M de Oliveira
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Orthod 31:20-7; discussion 15. 2004
    To assess whether Brazilian adolescents who had completed orthodontic treatment had lower levels of impacts on their oral health-related quality of life.
  11. pmc Association between children's experience of socioeconomic disadvantage and adult health: a life-course study
    Richie Poulton
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Lancet 360:1640-5. 2002
    ..We aimed to test the hypothesis that children's experience of socioeconomic disadvantage is associated with a wide range of health risk factors and outcomes in adult life...
  12. ncbi The common risk factor approach: a rational basis for promoting oral health
    A Sheiham
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:399-406. 2000
    Conventional oral health education is not effective nor efficient. Many oral health programmes are developed and implemented in isolation from other health programmes...
  13. ncbi Systematic review of the association between respiratory diseases and oral health
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Periodontol 77:1465-82. 2006
    The purpose of this review was to investigate evidence for a possible etiological association between oral health and pneumonia or other respiratory diseases.
  14. ncbi Self-rated oral health as an independent predictor of self-rated general health, self-esteem and life satisfaction
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 59:1109-16. 2004
    ..Self-rated oral health (SROH) is a similarly useful summary measure of people's oral health...
  15. ncbi The paradox of better subjective oral health in older age
    G D Slade
    Department of Dental Ecology, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, 2100 Old Dental Building, CB 7450, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Dent Res 90:1279-85. 2011
    We analyzed data from the 2004-06 Australian National Survey of Adult Oral Health to investigate the paradoxical relationship of better subjective oral health in older adults compared with young or middle-aged adults...
  16. ncbi Socio-economic inequalities and oral health in Canada and the United States
    H W Elani
    McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A2, Canada
    J Dent Res 91:865-70. 2012
    This paper describes and compares the magnitude of socio-economic inequalities in oral health among adults in Canada and the US over the past 35 years...
  17. ncbi Oral health-related quality of life in Hong Kong preschool children
    H M Wong
    Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China wonghmg hkucc hku hk
    Caries Res 45:370-6. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of early childhood caries (ECC) on the quality of life in a population of preschool children and their families in Hong Kong...
  18. ncbi Questionnaire development: face validity and item impact testing of the Child Oral Health Impact Profile
    Hillary L Broder
    Department of Community Health, New Jersey Dental School, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:8-19. 2007
    The Child Oral Health Impact Profile (COHIP) was designed to assess oral-facial well-being in school-age children as reported by the child and via proxy report from a caregiver...
  19. ncbi Global oral health inequalities: task group--periodontal disease
    L J Jin
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Adv Dent Res 23:221-6. 2011
    Periodontal diseases constitute one of the major global oral health burdens, and periodontitis remains a major cause of tooth loss in adults worldwide...
  20. pmc Parental perceptions of children's oral health: the Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (ECOHIS)
    Bhavna Talekar Pahel
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:6. 2007
    Dental disease and treatment experience can negatively affect the oral health related quality of life (OHRQL) of preschool aged children and their caregivers...
  21. ncbi Impact of oral diseases and disorders on oral health-related quality of life of preschool children
    Jenny Abanto
    Departments of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Dental School, University of Sao Paulo, Av professor Lineu Prestes 2227, University City, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:105-14. 2011
    ..disorders can produce an impact on the quality of life of preschool children and their parents, affecting their oral health and well-being...
  22. ncbi Validation of the Child Perceptions Questionnaire (CPQ 11-14)
    L A Foster Page
    Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, PO Box 647, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Dent Res 84:649-52. 2005
    ..Children in the worst 25% of the DMFS distribution had higher CPQ(11-14) scores overall and for each of the 4 subscales. The construct validity of the CPQ(11-14) appears to be acceptable...
  23. pmc Exploring the oral microbiota of children at various developmental stages of their dentition in the relation to their oral health
    Wim Crielaard
    TNO Quality of Life, Business Unit Food and Biotechnology Innovations, Microbial Genomics Group, Utrechtseweg 48, Zeist, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Genomics 4:22. 2011
    ..in natural transition from their deciduous to a permanent dentition and related the microbial profiles to their oral health status...
  24. ncbi Self-rated oral health and associated factors in Brazilian elders
    Marcos Pascoal Pattussi
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:348-59. 2010
    Self-rating provides a simple direct way of capturing perceptions of health. The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence and associated factors of poor self-rated oral health among elders.
  25. ncbi Oral health and its determinants among Mongolian dentists
    Battsetseg Tseveenjav
    Department of Oral Public Health, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:1-6. 2004
    ..study compares the dental health of dentists with that of their population counterparts, and relates dentists' oral health to oral health behavior and professional preventive knowledge and orientation...
  26. ncbi Disparities in oral health and access to care: findings of national surveys
    Burton L Edelstein
    Children s Dental Health Project, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:141-7. 2002
    ..data is available on dental office visits, tooth decay has been used as the primary marker for children's oral health, and visits to the dentist is the marker for care...
  27. pmc Measuring and decomposing oral health inequalities in an UK population
    Jing Shen
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 41:481-9. 2013
    With health inequalities high on the policy agenda, this study measures oral health inequalities in the UK.
  28. 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
    Despite marked improvements over the past century, oral health in America is a significant problem: caries is the most common chronic disease of childhood...
  29. ncbi Oral health and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and esophagus: results of two multicentric case-control studies
    Neela Guha
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1159-73. 2007
    Poor oral health has been reported as a risk factor in the etiology of head and neck cancer...
  30. ncbi Global policy for improvement of oral health in the 21st century--implications to oral health research of World Health Assembly 2007, World Health Organization
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organization, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:1-8. 2009
    The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Oral Health Programme has worked hard over the past 5 years to increase the awareness of oral health worldwide as oral health is important component of general health and quality of life...
  31. ncbi Functional ability and oral health among older people: a longitudinal study from age 75 to 80
    K Avlund
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:954-62. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To examine whether functional ability at age 75 and age 80 is associated with oral health and use of dental services cross-sectionally and whether changes in functional ability from age 75 to age 80 are associated with oral ..
  32. ncbi The impact of educational level on oral health-related quality of life in older people in London
    Georgios Tsakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:286-92. 2009
    There are socioeconomic inequalities in oral health, but the relationship between education and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) among older adults has not been adequately studied...
  33. ncbi Impact of implant support for mandibular dentures on satisfaction, oral and general health-related quality of life: a meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials
    Elham Emami
    Départment de Dentisterie et de Restauration, Faculte de Medecine Dentaire, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:533-44. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine systematically the data published on the efficacy of mandibular implant-retained overdentures from the patient's perspective...
  34. ncbi Validation of a Chinese version of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP)
    May C M Wong
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:423-30. 2002
    To translate the original English version of Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP) into a Chinese version, to validate the translated instrument for use among the elderly in Hong Kong and to derive a Chinese short-form OHIP.
  35. ncbi Multivariate analyses of patient financial systems and oral health-related quality of life
    Veronica Johansson
    Department of Oral Public Health, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:436-44. 2010
    ..The aim of this article was to study whether patient financial system was associated with oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL).
  36. ncbi Impact of socioeconomic and clinical factors on child oral health-related quality of life (COHRQoL)
    Chaiana Piovesan
    Universidade Federal de Santa Maria UFSM, Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Qual Life Res 19:1359-66. 2010
    Child oral health-related quality of life (COHRQoL) has been increasingly assessed; however, few studies appraised the influence of socioeconomic status on COHRQoL in developing countries...
  37. ncbi Changes in parent-assessed oral health-related quality of life among young children following dental treatment under general anaesthetic
    P E Malden
    Capital and Coast District Health Board, Wellington, New Zealand
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:108-17. 2008
    To estimate the nature and magnitude of changes in oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) among children having dental treatment under general anaesthetic (GA) and to examine the evaluative properties of the Child Oral Health-..
  38. ncbi Plant polyphenols and oral health: old phytochemicals for new fields
    E M Varoni
    Dipartimento di Produzione Vegetale, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 19:1706-20. 2012
    ..some cancers and chronic degenerative and inflammatory diseases, insufficient emphasis has been placed on oral health. Numerous studies have aimed to ascertain the role of polyphenols in the prevention and treatment of oral ..
  39. ncbi Quality of cluster randomized controlled trials in oral health: a systematic review of reports published between 2005 and 2009
    Robert Froud
    Centre for Health Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Whitechapel, London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:3-14. 2012
    To assess the quality of methods and reporting of recently published cluster randomized trials (CRTs) in oral health.
  40. ncbi Interpreting oral health-related quality of life data
    Georgios Tsakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:193-200. 2012
    ..distribution-based and anchor-based) and specific methods for assessing the MID in both longitudinal and cross-sectional studies, and suggests minimum standards for reporting and interpreting PBO measures in an oral health context.
  41. pmc Dental caries experience, oral health status and treatment needs of dental patients with autism
    Mohamed Abdullah Jaber
    Dental School, Ajman University of Science and Technology, Al Jurf campus, Ajman, United Arab Emirates
    J Appl Oral Sci 19:212-7. 2011
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  42. ncbi Global oral health inequalities: task group--implementation and delivery of oral health strategies
    A Sheiham
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Dental Public Health Unit, London, UK
    Adv Dent Res 23:259-67. 2011
    ..of social determinants, and links that to research needs and policies on implementation of strategies to reduce oral health inequalities. Inequalities in health are not narrowing...
  43. ncbi Oral and general health-related quality of life with conventional and implant dentures
    Guido Heydecke
    Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:161-8. 2003
    ..overdentures and conventional prostheses have been compared in several trials using a variety of functional and oral health-related quality of life (OHQOL) outcomes...
  44. pmc Oral health-related quality of life: what, why, how, and future implications
    L Sischo
    NYU College of Dentistry Cariology and Comprehensive Care, 380 Second Ave, Suite 301, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Dent Res 90:1264-70. 2011
    Despite its relatively recent emergence over the past few decades, oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) has important implications for the clinical practice of dentistry and dental research...
  45. ncbi Assessing the responsiveness of measures of oral health-related quality of life
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:10-8. 2004
    This paper illustrates ways of assessing the responsiveness of measures of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) by examining the sensitivity of the oral health impact profile (OHIP)-14 to change when used to evaluate a dental ..
  46. ncbi Comparative validity of the OIDP and OHIP-14 in describing the impact of oral health on quality of life in a cross-sectional study performed in Spanish adults
    J Montero
    Graduate in Odontology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Salamanca, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 16:e816-21. 2011
    ..We aimed to compare the utility and validity of two popular socio-dental indicators (OIDP and OHIP-14) for describing the impact of oral conditions on quality of life applied simultaneously...
  47. ncbi Oral health survey of the child population in the Valencia Region of Spain (2004)
    Jose Manuel Almerich Silla
    Stomatology Department University of Valencia
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 11:E369-81. 2006
    INTRODUCTION (BASIS AND OBJECTIVES): The objectives of this study were to study the evolution of child oral health in the Valencia Region and establish a six-year interval for these surveys, at a time of major demographic changes ..
  48. ncbi Impact of dental visiting trajectory patterns on clinical oral health and oral health-related quality of life
    Leonard A Crocombe
    School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    J Public Health Dent 72:36-44. 2012
    Previous studies have shown variation in long-term dental visiting but little is known about the oral health outcomes of such variation.
  49. ncbi Influence of maternal dental anxiety on oral health-related quality of life of preschool children
    Marília Leão Goettems
    Department of Social and Preventive Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Pelotas, Rua Gonçalves Chaves, 457 Centro, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Qual Life Res 20:951-9. 2011
    The aim of this study was to determine the influence of maternal dental anxiety on perceptions about oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of preschool children.
  50. pmc Evaluation of oral health-related quality of life among Sudanese schoolchildren using Child-OIDP inventory
    Nazik M Nurelhuda
    Department of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:152. 2010
    Information on oral health-related quality of life, in addition to clinical measures, is essential for healthcare policy makers to promote oral health resources and address oral health needs.
  51. ncbi Evaluation of community-based oral health promotion and oral disease prevention--WHO recommendations for improved evidence in public health practice
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Health 21:319-29. 2004
    Systematic evaluation is an integral part of the organisation and delivery of community oral health care programmes, ensuring the effectiveness of these community-based interventions...
  52. ncbi Association between level of education and oral health status in 35-, 50-, 65- and 75-year-olds
    J Paulander
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy of Göteborg University, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 30:697-704. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between educational level and dental disease, treatment needs and oral hygiene habits...
  53. 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 aim of the present study was to evaluate oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) impairment in patients seeking care for their hypersensitive teeth in comparison with general population subjects and to investigate the influence ..
  54. ncbi Complete dentures and oral health-related quality of life -- do coping styles matter?
    Guido Heydecke
    Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:297-306. 2004
    b>Oral health-related quality of life (OHRQOL) in edentulous patients with complete dentures is often impaired. This paper investigates the effect of different coping styles on OHRQOL.
  55. ncbi Drug users: oral health-related attitudes and behaviours
    P G Robinson
    Division of Dental Public Health and Oral Health Services Research, GKT Dental Institute, King s College London, London, UK
    Br Dent J 198:219-24, discussion 214. 2005
    Explore oral health-related attitudes and behaviours of drug users.
  56. ncbi Update on disparities in oral health and access to dental care for America's children
    Burton L Edelstein
    Section of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:415-9. 2009
    This contribution updates federal survey findings on children's oral health and dental care since release of Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General in 2000...
  57. ncbi The relationship between oral health and nutrition in older people
    A W G Walls
    The School of Dental Sciences, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4BW, UK
    Mech Ageing Dev 125:853-7. 2004
    The oral health of older people is changing with reducing numbers of people relying on complete dentures for function, and retaining some natural teeth...
  58. ncbi How do age and tooth loss affect oral health impacts and quality of life? A study comparing two national samples
    James G Steele
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:107-14. 2004
    Age and loss of teeth can be expected to have a complex relationship with oral health-related quality of life...
  59. ncbi What do measures of 'oral health-related quality of life' measure?
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:401-11. 2007
    ..terms 'health-related quality of life' and 'quality of life' are now in common use to describe the outcomes of oral health conditions and therapy for those conditions...
  60. pmc Assessment of oral health related quality of life
    P Finbarr Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:40. 2003
    ..In descriptive population studies, poor oral health related quality of life is associated with tooth loss...
  61. ncbi The different effects of vertical social capital and horizontal social capital on dental status: a multilevel analysis
    Jun Aida
    International and Community Oral Health, Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, 4 1, Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8575, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 69:512-8. 2009
    ..The results suggest that horizontal social capital, not vertical social capital, has beneficial effects on numbers of remaining teeth in older Japanese adults...
  62. ncbi Theoretical explanations for social inequalities in oral health
    Kelly Lorraine Sisson
    Department of Oral Health Services Research and Dental Public Health, King s College London Dental Institute, King s College London, London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:81-8. 2007
    Social inequalities in health and oral health continue to present a major challenge to public health...
  63. ncbi Social gradients and cumulative effects of income and education on dental health in the Fourth German Oral Health Study
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:120-8. 2010
    To consider differential effects of income and education on oral health for each indicator separately and in combination. Finally the combined effects of the lowest income level and the lowest level of education were examined.
  64. ncbi Introducing the Significant Caries Index together with a proposal for a new global oral health goal for 12-year-olds
    D Bratthall
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Faculty of Odontology, Carl Gustafs väg 34, SE 214 21 Maimö, Sweden
    Int Dent J 50:378-84. 2000
    ..To describe a new index, the 'Significant Caries Index' (SiC Index) with the intention of focusing attention on those individuals with the highest caries scores in each population...
  65. ncbi Discrepancies between self-ratings of and satisfaction with oral health in two older adult populations
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:280-8. 2005
    ..health perceptions, usually measured by means of single-item indicators, are commonly included in health and oral health surveys...
  66. ncbi Type 2 diabetes and oral health: a comparison between diabetic and non-diabetic subjects
    G E Sandberg
    Högskolaw Dalarna, Health and Caring Sciences, Falun, Sweden
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 50:27-34. 2000
    A controlled cross-sectional study with the aim of studying oral health in patients with type 2 diabetes was carried out in a health care district in Sweden...
  67. ncbi An ethnographic study for understanding children's oral health in a multicultural community
    C A Riedy
    Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7475, USA
    Int Dent J 51:305-12. 2001
    To provide guidance for a public health intervention in a high caries rate multicultural population by understanding cultural issues surrounding children's oral health.
  68. ncbi Family impact of child oral and oro-facial conditions
    David Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:438-48. 2002
    The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate the Family Impact Scale, a measure of the family impact of child oral and oro-facial disorders. This formed one component of the Child Oral Health Quality of Life Instrument.
  69. ncbi Global oral health inequalities in incidence and outcomes for oral cancer: causes and solutions
    N W Johnson
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    Adv Dent Res 23:237-46. 2011
    ..Basic research aimed at determining individual predisposition and acquired genetic determinants of carcinogenesis and tumor progression, thus allowing for targeted therapies, should be pursued opportunistically...
  70. pmc Tooth loss and oral health-related quality of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anneloes E Gerritsen
    Department of Oral Function and Prosthetic Dentistry, College of Dental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Philips van Leydenlaan 25, 6525 EX Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:126. 2010
    ..It is likely that tooth loss, in most cases being a consequence of oral diseases, affects Oral Health-Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL)...
  71. ncbi The German version of the Oral Health Impact Profile--translation and psychometric properties
    Mike T John
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 110:425-33. 2002
    ..accepted cultural adaptation technique guidelines, we report the development of the German version of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP). The original 49 items were translated using a forward-backward method...
  72. pmc Oral health, general health and quality of life
    Aubrey Sheiham
    Bull World Health Organ 83:644. 2005
  73. ncbi Oral health during pregnancy
    Hugh Silk
    University of Massachusetts Medical School and Family Medicine Residency Program, Worcester, MA, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:1139-44. 2008
    b>Oral health care in pregnancy is often avoided and misunderstood by physicians, dentists, and patients. Evidence-based practice guidelines are still being developed...
  74. ncbi A systematic review of oral health assessment by nurses and carers for residents with dementia in residential care facilities
    Jane M Chalmers
    Preventive and Community Dentistry, The University of Iowa, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 25:227-33. 2005
    This paper presents systematic review findings to best summarize the assessment of oral health and the use of oral assessment tools by nurses and carers for adults with dementia living in residential aged care facilities...
  75. ncbi Vision and oral health needs of individuals with intellectual disability
    Pamela L Owens
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 12:28-40. 2006
    ..there has been an increased emphasis on health promotion, including prevention activities related to vision and oral health, for the general population, but not for individuals with intellectual disability (ID)...
  76. pmc Oral health information systems--towards measuring progress in oral health promotion and disease prevention
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Global Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:686-93. 2005
    This article describes the essential components of oral health information systems for the analysis of trends in oral disease and the evaluation of oral health programmes at the country, regional and global levels...
  77. ncbi Global oral health of older people--call for public health action
    P E Petersen
    World Health Organization, Global Oral Health Programme, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Health 27:257-67. 2010
    The aim of this report is (1) to provide a global overview of oral health conditions in older people, use of oral health services, and self care practices; (2) to explore what types of oral health services are available to older people, ..
  78. ncbi Oral health and pediatricians: results of a national survey
    Charlotte W Lewis
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Washington and Craniofacial Center, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:457-61. 2009
    ..opportunities to perform screening dental examinations on young children and to educate families on preventive oral health. We sought to assess pediatricians' current attitudes and practices related to oral health of children 0-3 ..
  79. ncbi Probiotics for oral health: myth or reality?
    Laetitia Bonifait
    Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec
    J Can Dent Assoc 75:585-90. 2009
    ..The potential application of probiotics for oral health has recently attracted the attention of several teams of researchers...
  80. 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
    The aim of the study was to determine the oral health status and investigate the association of oral health status with various socio-demographic (age, gender, parent's education, income) and clinical variables (aetiology for mental ..
  81. ncbi An approach to define clinical significance in prosthodontics
    Mike T John
    Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Prosthodont 18:455-60. 2009
    The concept of the minimal important difference (MID) of an oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) questionnaire has been proposed to refer to the smallest OHRQoL score difference considered to be clinically important in oral ..
  82. ncbi Impact of prosthodontic status on oral wellbeing: a cross-sectional cohort study
    J Montero
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    J Oral Rehabil 36:592-600. 2009
    To assess the impact of the prosthodontic status on oral health-related quality of life and satisfaction...
  83. ncbi Oral health-related quality of life and the IOTN index as predictors of children's perceived needs and acceptance for orthodontic treatment
    C M de Oliveira
    Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, M15 6FH
    Br Dent J 204:1-5; discussion 384-5. 2008
    To evaluate whether the index of orthodontic treatment need (IOTN) could be improved by adding an oral health-related quality of life measure to predict both the outcome of orthodontic consultation and the child's perceived need for ..
  84. ncbi Knowledge and attitude on infant oral health among graduating medical students in Kerala
    N Retna Kumari
    Deparment of Pedodontics, Govt Dental College, Trivandrum, India
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 24:173-6. 2006
    Providing dental and oral health care to all children in Kerala remains a thorny challenge. Lack of community water fluoridation, dental workforce shortages and geographical barriers all aggravate oral health and access problems...
  85. ncbi Young children's Oral Health-Related Quality of Life and dental fear after treatment under general anaesthesia: a randomized controlled trial
    Marleen A Klaassen
    Department of Cariology Endodontology Pedodontology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam ACTA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:273-8. 2009
    During the past decade the research interest in Oral Health-Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) has been prospering...
  86. ncbi Oral health-related quality of life: a critical appraisal of assessment tools used in elderly people
    Eduardo Hebling
    Department of Community Dentistry, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Gerodontology 24:151-61. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to undertake a critical appraisal of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) measurements used for research in the elderly.
  87. 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
    OBJECTIVE: To report on the oral health of heroin users and to determine risk factors for oral health status...
  88. ncbi A German version of the GOHAI
    Alexander J Hassel
    Poliklinik fur Zahnarztliche Prothetik, Heidelberg, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:34-42. 2008
    Translation, reliability analysis and validation of a German version of the Geriatric/General Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) was the aim of this study.
  89. ncbi The oral health of psychiatric in-patients in South Wales
    S Lewis
    Department of Adult Dental Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF144XY, Wales, UK
    Spec Care Dentist 21:182-6. 2001
    Little information is available regarding the oral health of hospitalized psychiatric patients...
  90. ncbi Safeguarding children in dentistry: 2. Do paediatric dentists neglect child dental neglect?
    J C Harris
    Sheffield Salaried Primary Dental Care Service, Firth Park Clinic, North Quadrant, Sheffield, S5 6NU
    Br Dent J 206:465-70. 2009
    ..The authors conclude that current practice already includes much that contributes to promoting children's oral health and wellbeing...
  91. ncbi Effects of malocclusion and its treatment on the quality of life of adolescents
    Kelly Ryan Taylor
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 136:382-92. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether malocclusion and its treatment influence an adolescent's general and oral health-related QoL.
  92. ncbi Effect of third molar surgery on oral health-related quality of life in the first postoperative week using Dutch version of Oral Health Impact Profile-14
    Arjen van Wijk
    Department of Social Dentistry and Behavioural Sciences, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:1026-31. 2009
    The present study investigated the effect of third molar surgery on oral health-related quality of life, related to pain and clinical variables, in the first postoperative week using the Dutch version of the 14-item Oral Health Impact ..
  93. pmc Impact of oral disease on quality of life in the US and Australian populations
    Anne E Sanders
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:171-81. 2009
    The US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES 2003-2004) evaluated oral health quality of life for the first time using a previously untested subset of seven Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP) questions, i.e...
  94. ncbi Relationship of smoking and smoking cessation with oral health status in Japanese men
    T Yanagisawa
    Department of Oral Health Promotion, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Periodontal Res 45:277-83. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationships between the number of teeth present and periodontal diseases with smoking habits in a cohort of Japanese men...
  95. ncbi Deprivation and oral health: a review
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:161-9. 2000
    The link between socioeconomic status and health, including oral health, is well established...
  96. ncbi Area deprivation and oral health in Scottish adults: a multilevel study
    Elizabeth Bower
    Department of Oral Health Services Research and Dental Public Health, King s College London Dental Institute, London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:118-29. 2007
    To explore the association between area deprivation and adult oral health.
  97. ncbi The concept of validity in sociodental indicators and oral health-related quality-of-life measures
    M A Brondani
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:472-8. 2007
    ..This oversight challenges the validity of the instruments in current use, and raises questions about the process used to validate them...
  98. ncbi The social determinants of oral health: new approaches to conceptualizing and researching complex causal networks
    J Timothy Newton
    Department of Oral Health Services Research and Dental Public Health, GKT Dental Institute, Caldecot Road, London SE5 9RW, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:25-34. 2005
    Oral epidemiological research into the social determinants of oral health has been limited by the absence of a theoretical framework which reflects the complexity of real life social processes and the network of causal pathways between ..
  99. 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
    ....
  100. ncbi An assessment of the dental health of chronic institutionalized patients with psychiatric disease in Israel
    Shlomo Paul Zusman
    Ministry of Health, Dental Health Division, Jerusalem, Israel
    Spec Care Dentist 30:18-22. 2010
    ..This study assessed the oral health and treatment needs of chronically hospitalized patients with psychiatric disease in Israel...
  101. ncbi Psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the Oral Health Impact Profile-short form
    Branca Heloisa Oliveira
    Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:307-14. 2005
    The aim of the study is to evaluate the measurement properties of the Brazilian version of the short form of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP14).

Research Grants67

  1. Understanding Barriers to Oral Health Care In Pregnancy: The First Step to Improv
    Kim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2008
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Oral health diseases such as childhood caries and periodontal diseases are prevalent conditions that disproportionately affect racial/ethnic minorities and disadvantaged individuals...
  2. EFFECT OF CHRONIC INFECTION ON PLACENTAL DEVELOPMENT
    Kim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Understanding of these mechanisms may assist in the development of interventions to protect the fetus and placenta from damage as a result of chronic maternal infection with oral pathogens. ..
  3. Biotech & Materials Research to Reduce Caries Disparity
    Peter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The conference will be co-sponsored by the Northwest/Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, the University of Washington UWeb Bioengineering Center, and the Salivary Diagnostics Project.
  4. A pilot study for oral health case management of children with orofacial clefts
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..However, little is known about the oral health status of young children with CLP in the US or about the dietary, oral hygiene, dental experience, or parental ..
  5. Dental Care in Children With and Without Special Health Care Needs
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The oral health of children with special needs is an understudied area...
  6. Primary Care Provider and Preventive Oral Health
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    This K23 proposal is from a pediatric physician who has a history of a strong interest in oral health in children, and the development of the pediatrician as a positive force in assuring that appropriate attention is paid to oral health ..
  7. Fluoride Varnish to Prevent Caries in Toddlers - An Expanded Immunization Program
    Peter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..b>Oral health disparity and dental caries in children, including toddlers, continue to be major public health concerns...
  8. Oral Health Status and Habits of Young Children with Developmental Delay
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): A focus on promoting early oral health in young children with developmental delay (CDD) is critically important to interrupt the pattern of oral disease and its sequelae in later ..
  9. Physician Networks and Children with Chronic Conditions
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..out-of-network physicians; and b) determine whether quality of care and expenditures are similar or different for children seeing in- vs. out-of-network physicians. ..
  10. Linking Mother and Child Access to Dental Care
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): Background. Healthy People 2010 and the U.S. Surgeon General's report, Oral Health in America, indicate that caries is a severe oral health problem among low-income, minority preschool children ..
  11. Improving Access to Improve Quality in an HMO
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] Data Sources. Group Health automated data bases. [unreadable] Analyses. Descriptive, bivariate, regression, and time series analyses will be performed. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status and Oral Health
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..to self-reports of general health, but very few studies have examined these relationships for self-rated oral health and other measures of perceived oral health, particularly among low-income and racially and ethnically diverse ..
  13. Conference: Elders' Oral Health Summit
    Judith Jones; Fiscal Year: 2004
    b>Oral Health in American eiders has improved dramatically over the past 5 decades, yet important disparities in oral health status and access to care remain among the frail, chronically ill, the poor, and "minority" elders...
  14. Alabama Dental Practice Research Network Development
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..phase would allow us to bring to fruition a practice-based research network whose mission is "to improve oral health in Alabama by conducting dental practice-based research and by serving Alabama dentists through education and ..
  15. UAB Oral Health Research Innovation
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our EEP will catalyze a timely opportunity to bolster oral health research infrastructure, leading long-term to increased NIDCR, NIH, and nonfederal research funding and moving ..
  16. Volunteer Activities on Long-Term Care Residents
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is expected that findings will support the activity theory of aging and validate the beneficial effects of residents in LTC facilities participating in structured volunteer activities. ..
  17. Oral Health Disparities: Actions Taken About Pain
    Joseph Riley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The recent, first-ever Surgeon General's Report on Oral Health addresses the inequities and disparities among those least able to achieve optimal oral health, and relates the ..
  18. Oral Health in People with Systemic Sclerosis
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..provided by applicant): The broad, long-term objective of our proposed research is to understand the oral health status, oral health- related behaviors, and quality of life in the US population of patients with systemic ..
  19. UAB Oral Health Research Infrastructure Improvement
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    In response to RFA DE-03-006, we propose a planning process to improve oral health research infrastructure at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry...
  20. Oral Health/OHRQOL among low-SES rural adults
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    We propose to investigate the influence that oral health has on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQOL), nutritional status, and life-space mobility among low socioeconomic status (SES) rural adults...
  21. Mid-Career Investigator Award-Patient-Oriented Research
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..has established a successful research program in oral epidemiology, dental behavioral sciences, and minority oral health, to meet three specific aims: (1) to intensify career development by expanding ongoing research into new areas ..
  22. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    This is a competing renewal application for a prospective study of oral health and dental care called the Florida Dental Care Study (FDCS)...
  23. Hypertension Control & Therapy Adherence
    Nancy Kressin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Evaluate the relative efficacy of the patient-centered counseling intervention compared to patient-centered counseling augmented by cultural competency training on clinicians' communication patterns. ..
  24. Scientific Advances in CAM by Allied Health and Nursing
    Riva Touger Decker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Intended outcomes of the annual conferences include electronically published proceedings, new and collaborative research and CAM research agendas and priorities for allied health and nursing that can be shared with the key associations. ..
  25. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  26. Risk of HTN Young Adult Lifestyle & Parental Influence
    MARGARET SAVOCA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This innovative approach will identify relevant intervention points for reducing the risk of hypertension among young African Americans. ..
  27. Florida Model for Oral Cancer Control, Phase I
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  28. PREVENTION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD CARIES IN MEDICAL PRACTICE
    R Rozier; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will do a limited assessment of the cost pe oral health- related quality of life.
  29. Sharp Instrument Injuries and Use of Clinical Services
    Gerardo Maupome; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will provide important information to establish the current impact of SII/BBFE incidents in HCWs, in terms of their utilization of clinical services and associated costs. ..
  30. JUSTA: Justice and Health for Poultry Workers
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. RURAL ELDERS: ETHNICITY, FOOD MEANING & DIET MEASUREMENT
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These participants will complete six 24 hour diet recall interviews over a six month period, which will be used to validate the adapted Food Frequency Questionnaire and Meal Pattern Questionnaire. ..
  32. Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in Florida
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Effectiveness of the interventions will be measured through population-based surveys and utilization of the hotline and clinics. ..
  33. ORAL CONDITIONS AND SYSTEMIC HEALTH OUTCOMES
    Raul Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The principal investigator will also have the opportunity to build on funded programs in the area of oral health determinants of systemic disease and quality of life outcomes, including related projects of the Northeast ..
  34. COGNITIVE AND EMOTIONAL RESPONSES TO AN HPV DIAGNOSIS IN MEN
    Ellen M Daley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These data will assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of interventions to reduce HPV infection in both sexes. ..
  35. Case Study of Hosp Based Center for Integrative Medicine
    Ian Coulter; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A detailed case study, using qualitative and quantitative research methods will yield a rich description that can facilitate future quantitative studies over a broader range of organizational models of integrative medicine. ..
  36. Periodontal Disease and Prematurity
    Ananda Dasanayake; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The collective expertise of the investigative team and the excellent clinical and research facilities are additional strengths. ..
  37. Adolescent daughters' response and adjustment to maternal breast cancer
    DANUTA CLEMMENS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. Association between oral health of mothers and their children
    CLEMENCIA VARGAS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Previous research has found that mothers' attitudes and beliefs are important determinants in the oral health status and dental care utilization of their children...
  39. PREVENTIVE ONCOLOGY AWARD--SMOKING CESSATION AND WOMEN
    JENNIFER MC CLURE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Such knowledge is important as it may lead to the development of more targeted, and therefore potentially more effective, cessation interventions. ..
  40. Proactive Cessation Intervention with Biomarker Feedback
    JENNIFER MC CLURE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If effective, this treatment strategy could have broad potential as a public health intervention. ..
  41. 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. ..
  42. Dental Practitioners and Eating Disorder Prevention
    Rita DeBate; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This project is unique in that it takes a theoretical approach involving the dental practitioner as a key participant in the secondary and tertiary prevention of eating disorders. ..
  43. Patient Visits to Physician Offices and/or Emergency Rooms for Dental Problems
    Leonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These issues will grow in importance with the aging of the population, as elderly individuals, in general, are more likely to visit a physician than a dentist. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Periodontal Therapy: Effects on Glycemic Control in Community Health Centers
    George Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Toothache Pain: Sources of Care and Self-Remedies
    Leonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The instrument will be pretested on poor White, Black, Hispanic subjects (both individuals who sought relief from dentists and those who did not) who have experienced toothache pain during the preceding six months. ..
  46. TREATING PERIODONTAL INFECTION: GLYCEMIC CONTROL
    George Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. SAN FRANCISCO MATERNAL AND CHILD ORAL HEALTH "PRIME" PROJECT
    Francisco Ramos Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..neither good tools for identifying individual children at risk nor methods for improving parental preventive oral health behaviors are well developed...
  48. Oxidative Stress and the Pathogenesis of Sarcopenia and Disability in Older Women
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..AGEs are a potentially modifiable risk factor, as circulating AGEs can be lowered by dietary modification and by pharmacological intervention. ..
  49. North Carolina Needs Assessment for Oral Cancer Control
    Lauren Patton; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  50. Matrix Protein Regulation of Enamel Mineral Formation
    HENRY MARGOLIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Long term, such information should provide new insights for the development of bio-inspired materials and novel approaches for mineralized tissue repair and regeneration. ..
  51. Master in Clinical Research
    Rosanne Harrigan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. Planning: Integrated Biomedical Research at CU SDOS
    Ira Lamster; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..strengths at the Columbia University Health Science Campus (CUHS) and the University overlap with the national oral health research agenda will be identified...
  53. Social Inequalities in Periodontal Diseases
    Luisa Borrell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..One such disparity is oral health, and more specifically periodontal disease disparities, which have been reported from national and local ..
  54. Tobacco Cessation via Public Health Dental Clinics
    Judith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..4) The RE-AIM framework will be used to translate and evaluate the intervention in a "real world'' setting. 5) It is a disseminable model that, if effective, can used by public dental clinics throughout the US. ..
  55. Effects of Immigration on Oral Health: A Comparative Study
    Gustavo Cruz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..1 million in 1990 to 2.9 million in 2000, a new peak. The assessment of the determinants of the oral health status of the immigrants in NYC and in the US in general is vital to plan effective oral health promotion ..
  56. Diabetes Mellitus Periodontal Dis Children & Adolescents
    Ira Lamster; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These studies will markedly enhance our understanding of the pathologic basis and clinical course of the most recently described complication of a debilitating chronic disease...
  57. Iron Deficiency and Anemia in HIV and HCV-Infected Women
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. and elsewhere. ..
  58. Regulation and Control of Mineralization in Teeth
    HENRY MARGOLIS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & Health
    Thomas A Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  60. Tobacco Quitlines: An Adjunct to Dental Interventions
    Judith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, we will conduct an economic analysis to determine the relative cost effectiveness of each intervention. ..
  61. Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  62. African American Men Prostate & Colorectal Cancer Belief
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A preliminary framework of the intervention strategy for this R01 application will be developed and evaluated as part of this project. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. GOLDENSEAL(HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS)REMEDY FOR ORAL DISEASES
    Christine Wu; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..evaluate the potential of Goldenseal as a remedy in prevention and treatment of oral diseases and to maintain oral health. It is hypothesized that antimicrobial compounds that are safe for humans can be identified from H. canadensis...
  64. Animal Model of Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia
    Valerie Murrah; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..appropriate timing of specific interventional therapies and preventive strategies for proliferative verrucous leukoplakia and oral cancer in the future, and will address an oral health problem that is a significant women's health issue.
  65. Farmwoker Environmental Health Research Comparable Data
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The purpose of limiting the size of the conference is to facilitate active interaction, discussion and debate among leaders in the field. ..
  66. Casa A Campo: Pesticide Safety for Farmworkers' Families
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....