dental staff

Summary

Summary: Personnel who provide dental service to patients in an organized facility, institution or agency.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Leadership: the young dentist's secret to success
    Ted Schumann
    J Mich Dent Assoc 84:22. 2002
  2. ncbi Burnout and engagement in relation with job demands and resources among dental staff in Northern Ireland
    Ronald C Gorter
    Social Dentistry and Behavioural Sciences, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:87-95. 2011
  3. ncbi Occupational hazards among clinical dental staff
    Adebola Fasunloro
    Dental Hospital of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital in Ile Ife, Nigeria
    J Contemp Dent Pract 5:134-52. 2004
  4. ncbi Occupational exposures to blood in a dental teaching environment: results of a ten-year surveillance study
    F S Younai
    Section of Oral Biology and Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry, 90095 1668, USA
    J Dent Educ 65:436-48. 2001
  5. ncbi Provision of hepatitis B vaccination for primary care dental staff in Scotland
    M A Moore
    Community Dental Service, NHS Lanarkshire, Coathill Hospital, Coatbridge, UK
    J Infect 47:322-7. 2003
  6. ncbi Neuropsychological effects of low mercury exposure in dental staff in Erzurum, Turkey
    Nazan Aydin
    Ataturk Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi, Psikiyatri Anabilim Dali, 25240 Erzurum, Turkey
    Int Dent J 53:85-91. 2003
  7. pmc Glutathione enzyme and selenoprotein polymorphisms associate with mercury biomarker levels in Michigan dental professionals
    Jaclyn M Goodrich
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 257:301-8. 2011
  8. ncbi Injury reports in a dental school: a two-year overview
    Richard S Callan
    Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry, 1120 15 Street, AD 3255, Augusta, Ga 30912 1260, USA
    J Dent Educ 70:1089-97. 2006
  9. ncbi Dental staff doses with handheld dental intraoral x-ray units
    Joel E Gray
    DIQUAD, LLC, 222 Lakeview Court, Steger, IL 60475 1586, USA
    Health Phys 102:137-42. 2012
  10. ncbi Value gaps in dental practice: understanding how differences in core values can adversely affect the practice
    Philip Newsome
    University of Hong Kong, Oral Diagnosis Faculty of Dentistry, The Prince Philip Dental Hospital, Sai Ying Pun
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:1500-4. 2003

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  1. ncbi Leadership: the young dentist's secret to success
    Ted Schumann
    J Mich Dent Assoc 84:22. 2002
  2. ncbi Burnout and engagement in relation with job demands and resources among dental staff in Northern Ireland
    Ronald C Gorter
    Social Dentistry and Behavioural Sciences, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:87-95. 2011
    To investigate the psychological health--in particular, levels of burnout and engagement, job demands, job resources, and general psychological distress--among dental staff in Northern Ireland.
  3. ncbi Occupational hazards among clinical dental staff
    Adebola Fasunloro
    Dental Hospital of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital in Ile Ife, Nigeria
    J Contemp Dent Pract 5:134-52. 2004
    ..A survey on occupational hazards was conducted among the clinical dental staff at the Dental Hospital of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife in Osun State, ..
  4. ncbi Occupational exposures to blood in a dental teaching environment: results of a ten-year surveillance study
    F S Younai
    Section of Oral Biology and Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry, 90095 1668, USA
    J Dent Educ 65:436-48. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi Provision of hepatitis B vaccination for primary care dental staff in Scotland
    M A Moore
    Community Dental Service, NHS Lanarkshire, Coathill Hospital, Coatbridge, UK
    J Infect 47:322-7. 2003
    ..This study examined relevant OHS systems in place for dental primary care healthcare workers (DHCW) across all Health Board Areas (HBAs) in Scotland. It also explored the DHCWs' knowledge of, and access to, these systems in three HBAs...
  6. ncbi Neuropsychological effects of low mercury exposure in dental staff in Erzurum, Turkey
    Nazan Aydin
    Ataturk Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi, Psikiyatri Anabilim Dali, 25240 Erzurum, Turkey
    Int Dent J 53:85-91. 2003
    ..To carry out measurements of the Hg levels and personal exposure in Turkish dental clinics, and to evaluate possible adverse effects on the CNS in dental personnel...
  7. pmc Glutathione enzyme and selenoprotein polymorphisms associate with mercury biomarker levels in Michigan dental professionals
    Jaclyn M Goodrich
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 257:301-8. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi Injury reports in a dental school: a two-year overview
    Richard S Callan
    Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry, 1120 15 Street, AD 3255, Augusta, Ga 30912 1260, USA
    J Dent Educ 70:1089-97. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi Dental staff doses with handheld dental intraoral x-ray units
    Joel E Gray
    DIQUAD, LLC, 222 Lakeview Court, Steger, IL 60475 1586, USA
    Health Phys 102:137-42. 2012
    ..b>Dental staff doses were also compared for the handheld and conventional systems using both film and digital imaging for the ..
  10. ncbi Value gaps in dental practice: understanding how differences in core values can adversely affect the practice
    Philip Newsome
    University of Hong Kong, Oral Diagnosis Faculty of Dentistry, The Prince Philip Dental Hospital, Sai Ying Pun
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:1500-4. 2003
    ..Such values are, however, fundamental to the success of any practice; therefore, it is important to understand their significance...
  11. ncbi Effective management
    Roger D Winland
    Gen Dent 54:160. 2006
  12. ncbi Helping people change: the magic of motivation
    Cathy Jameson
    Jameson Management, Inc, Davis, Oklahoma, USA
    J Okla Dent Assoc 94:16-8, 21-5, 27-9. 2003
    ..Then you are going to have a team of consistent, long-term employees, you don't have turnover and with that kind of consistency, you are going to have increased productivity."..
  13. ncbi How to build a better team
    Roger P Levin
    Levin Group Inc, Owings Mills, MD 21117, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:896-7. 2006
  14. ncbi Leadership skills and team development. Part III of the dental management pyramid series
    Roger P Levin
    Levin Group, Inc, 10 New Plant Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117, USA
    Am J Dent 16:359-60. 2003
    ..Leadership affords the dentist the opportunity to ensure all actions and decisions work in unison to move the practice toward his goals...
  15. ncbi Modeling the professionally successful practice
    Richard Mounce
    SADJ 58:295-7. 2003
  16. ncbi Five steps to deal with "energy suckers" on your team
    Kirk Behrendt
    J Prosthodont 16:330-1. 2007
  17. ncbi Lead your practice like a CEO
    Roger P Levin
    Levin Group, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 27:422-3. 2006
  18. ncbi Job satisfaction among Canadian orthodontists
    Stephen F Roth
    Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 123:695-700. 2003
    ..1% of the variation in the overall job satisfaction scale. Based on accountable sources of variance, the overall job satisfaction scale seems to be more affected by other variables than the characteristics evaluated by this survey...
  19. ncbi Not following the law can cause big trouble
    Dell Richards
    J Calif Dent Assoc 34:493-8. 2006
  20. ncbi Current issues in dental practice management. Part 1. The importance of shared values
    Philip R H Newsome
    Prince Philip Dental Hospital, University of Hong Kong, PR China
    Prim Dent Care 10:37-9. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi Eight steps to HIPAA privacy compliance
    Risa Simon
    Dent Today 22:144-9. 2003
  22. ncbi Are you having fun at work?
    Mary M Byers
    J Mich Dent Assoc 88:18. 2006
  23. ncbi What is it like to be a patient in your office?
    Randy Ligh
    Veterans Administration Hospital, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Dent Today 23:146, 148-9. 2004
  24. ncbi Fixing a broken bonus system: the Triple-Win Approach
    Gary Kadi
    Dent Today 25:108-9. 2006
  25. ncbi How to reduce practice stress
    Roger P Levin
    Levin Group, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 27:230, 232-3. 2006
  26. ncbi How do I respond to my senior partner's unprofessional demeanor?
    Nicholas A Fontana
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:243. 2006
  27. ncbi Effective communication. The best defense for your practice
    Margaret Surowka Rossi
    N Y State Dent J 70:7-8. 2004
  28. ncbi How dentists are judged by patients
    Jennifer de St Georges
    Dent Today 23:96, 98-9. 2004
  29. ncbi Customer service and practice profitability
    Roger P Levin
    Levin Group, Inc, 10 New Plant Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117, USA
    Am J Dent 17:209-10. 2004
    ..The "Wow" experience helps your practice grow. You want your patients to become your friends. Why? Because friends refer friends. When your patients become your friends, higher profitability is the inevitable result...
  30. ncbi Barriers limiting dentists' active involvement in smoking cessation
    Richard G Watt
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Oral Health Prev Dent 2:95-102. 2004
    ..To assess the experience and attitudes of dental professionals towards smoking cessation and, in particular, to explore perceived barriers limiting their involvement in this area of practice...
  31. ncbi The eleven essentials of effective staff meetings. Part 3
    Alan J Goldstein
    Dent Today 24:102-3. 2005
  32. ncbi Your most-important month of practice
    Theordore C Schumann
    J Mich Dent Assoc 86:28. 2004
  33. ncbi The staff's role in the sale of a practice
    William Adams
    Dent Today 23:52-5. 2004
  34. ncbi Buyer beware: practice value drops without team buy-in
    Risa Simon
    Simon Says Solutions, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
    J Mass Dent Soc 54:18-20. 2005
  35. ncbi The sandwich technique
    Penny Tremblay
    Northern Lights Presentations
    Int J Orthod Milwaukee 16:55. 2005
  36. ncbi Planning for the good life. It's all about keeping your life in balance
    Elizabeth Giangrego
    CDS Rev 97:26-8. 2004
  37. ncbi Dentistry is a game: manage patient fear and win
    Gary Kadi
    Dent Today 25:106-7. 2006
  38. ncbi Case presentation. Part IV of the Dental Management Pyramid series
    Roger P Levin
    Levin Group, Inc, 10 New Plant Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117, USA
    Am J Dent 16:439-40. 2003
    ..As the CEO of your practice, increasing profit while providing exceptional clinical care to patients is your number one goal. Case presentation (and acceptance) is a critical component to your success...
  39. ncbi "Moments of truth": how does your practice stack up?
    Theodore Schumann
    Dental Business Services, USA
    J Mich Dent Assoc 88:18. 2006
  40. ncbi Gifts to give yourself for the new year
    Gordon J Christensen
    Clinical Research Associates, Provo, Utah 84604, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:74-7. 2004
    ..This article has identified several of the challenges facing practitioners. If these challenges are faced and solutions implemented, the possibility of the practitioner's maintaining a happy life is greatly improved...
  41. ncbi Recruit, reward, and retain: how to build hygiene loyalty to you and your practice
    Janice B Cary
    Intelident Solutions, Tampa, Fla, USA
    Dent Today 25:44, 46-7. 2006
  42. ncbi If your case presentation is so good, why aren't you busier?
    Gerald Rosen
    Eastman Dental Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, USA
    Alpha Omegan 95:31-6. 2002
  43. ncbi Erasing buffalo mentality: a new leadership paradigm for dentists
    Don Deems
    Dent Today 25:86, 88-9. 2006
  44. ncbi Marketing the oral and maxillofacial surgery practice through positive employee relations
    Joe Niamtu
    Oral Maxillofacial and Cosmetic Facial Surgery, 10230 Cherokee Rd Richmond, VA 23235, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 20:65-77. 2008
    ..Review the hiring and firing tenets and "Rules of the Game" each time you hire a new employee, fire an established one, or face trying times with staff or partners...
  45. ncbi The successful oral and maxillofacial surgery practice
    Colin S Bell
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M University System, 3302 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 20:101-7. 2008
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  46. ncbi The power of values
    Roger P Levin
    Levin Group Inc, Owings Mills, MD 21117, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:1520-1. 2003
    ..Once you have completed this exercise, you may want to repeat the process for your personal values. It can be insightful and fun...
  47. ncbi A safe bet to increase office productivity
    Louis Malcmacher
    Dent Today 27:148, 150. 2008
  48. ncbi Employee relations
    Eric T K Demann
    University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry, Kentucky Clinic Dentistry, A 219, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:535-47, ix. 2008
    ..Understanding the legal requirements set by various governmental agencies such as OSHA can help ensure that the rights and well-being of every employee are protected...
  49. ncbi Risk management techniques for the general dentist and specialist
    Harry Dym
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 121 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:563-77, ix. 2008
    ..Good patient communication, rapport, and excellent documentation are the keys to minimizing, and possibly eliminating future lawsuits...
  50. ncbi The cheerleader who won't shake her pom pons
    Penny Tremblay
    Int J Orthod Milwaukee 19:37. 2008
  51. ncbi Making staff meetings effective
    Roger P Levin
    Levin Group, 10 New Plant Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1126-7. 2008
  52. ncbi What are the ethical issues to consider when deciding whether to treat my staff?
    Rand T Mattson
    American Dental Association Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs, 211 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:490-1. 2008
  53. ncbi Communication, the foundation of success
    Linda Miles
    Linda Miles and Associates, Virginia Beach, VA, USA
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 86:18-9. 2007
  54. ncbi Modeling the professionally successful practice
    Richard E Mounce
    Dent Today 21:100-5. 2002
  55. ncbi The passion for dentistry
    Roger P Levin
    Levin Group Inc, Owings Mills, MD 21117, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:104-5. 2007
  56. ncbi The practice of your future: creating a vision
    Kenneth L Zakariasen
    American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Madison, Wis 53718, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:213-8. 2002
    ..This article presents a process called "Appreciative Inquiry," which dentists can use to create a vision of their future practices...
  57. ncbi New directions: the underpinnings of clinical excellence
    Alan Goldstein
    Dent Today 26:144, 146. 2007
  58. ncbi Marketing your dental practice legally and ethically
    Steven DeCrescenzo
    N Y State Dent J 68:26-8. 2002
  59. ncbi Practice planning for the young dentist
    Roger P Levin
    Levin Group, Inc
    Alpha Omegan 100:15-6. 2007
  60. ncbi [Adherence to oral hygiene and dental self-care]
    A Poplinger
    Academic College of Tel Aviv Yafo, School of Behavioral Sciences, Medical Psychology, M A Program
    Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim 27:38-49, 62-3. 2010
    ..of Adherence, referring to the cooperation of an individual with the demands of his treatment regime and the dental staff. The idea of promoting health adherence aims mainly for using medication, attending the periodic inspections ..
  61. ncbi Comparison of different flow-reducing bag-valve ventilation devices regarding respiratory mechanics and gastric inflation in an unprotected airway model
    Fabienne C Rabus
    Department of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, University of Zurich Dental Center, Plattenstrasse 15, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Resuscitation 78:224-9. 2008
    ..Gastric inflation (GI) is a significant issue when ventilation is performed on unprotected airways...
  62. ncbi Ambient nitrous oxide levels during pediatric sedations
    R J Henry
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Florida
    Pediatr Dent 12:87-91. 1990
    ..have reported that higher-than-recommended levels of nitrous oxide exist in the breathing zone of the dental staff. This study was undertaken to accurately determine waste nitrous oxide levels during pediatric sedations and to ..
  63. ncbi Multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in an HIV dental clinic
    J L Cleveland
    Division of Oral Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 16:7-11. 1995
    ..Dental patients were not routinely questioned about TB by dental staff, nor were all dental staff screened routinely for TB...
  64. ncbi Dental unit waterlines: review and product evaluation
    F S Panagakos
    New Jersey Dental School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 110 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    J N J Dent Assoc 72:20-5, 38. 2001
    ..These methods must be economical and require minimal effort to use on the part of the dental staff. In order for the system to work efficiently, the effluent water that is produced must be compatible with ..
  65. pmc A survey of North Carolina safety-net dental clinics' methods for communicating with patients of limited english proficiency (LEP)
    Kimberly J Hammersmith
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Public Health Dent 69:90-4. 2009
    ..Accordingly, the purpose of the study was to examine methods of communicating with patients with LEP in North Carolina (NC) safety-net dental clinics as perceived by dental staff.
  66. ncbi Antimicrobial effect of 4 disinfectants on alginate, polyether, and polyvinyl siloxane impression materials
    Osama Al-Jabrah
    Division of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Dentistry, King Hussein Medical Center, Royal Medical Services, Amman, Jordan
    Int J Prosthodont 20:299-307. 2007
    Dental impressions often carry microorganisms that may cause cross infection from patients to dental staff. The aim of the current study was to determine the effectiveness of 4 different disinfectant solutions on 3 commonly used ..
  67. ncbi Burnout and its causes in Finnish dentists
    H Murtomaa
    Department of Dental Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:208-12. 1990
    ..Half of those responding were very satisfied with their relationship to other dental staff. All but 9% of dentists experienced problems in their physical working environments and 22% felt that their ..
  68. ncbi Device capable of reducing gastric inflation during artificial ventilation in a manikin model
    Till Mutzbauer
    Department of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, University of Zurich Dental Center, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Emerg Med 38:428-33. 2010
    ..Fourteen academic dental staff members performed 10 ventilations on a manikin using the reservoir-supplemented device in comparison to the ..
  69. ncbi Vital pulpotomy in the primary dentition: attitudes and practices of community dental staff in Wales
    Emma Jane Hingston
    Dental Health and Biological Sciences, Wales College of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Cardiff, UK
    Int J Paediatr Dent 17:186-91. 2007
    ..This study was designed to examine the attitudes and practices of Community Dental Service (CDS) staff in Wales in relation to vital pulpotomy for primary molars 18 months following the IARC's press release...
  70. ncbi Alternative concept of ventilation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in dental chairs
    Fiona C Stohler
    Poliklinik für Orale Chirurgie, Zentrum fur Zahn, Mund und Kieferheilkunde, Universitat Zurich, Deutschland
    Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 117:814-9. 2007
    ..Twenty academic dental staff members performed ten ventilations on a manikin during CPR by use of EG, LT and SB in a randomized order...
  71. ncbi Percutaneous injuries and hepatitis B vaccination among Lithuanian dentists
    Jurate Rimkuviene
    Institute of Odontology, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University, Zalgirio str 115, 08217 Vilnius, Lithuania
    Stomatologija 13:2-7. 2011
    The transmission of blood-borne viruses in dental offices is a potential hazard to patients and dental staff. The aim of the study was to clarify the current situation regarding hepatitis B virus vaccination, percutaneous injuries among ..
  72. ncbi Evaluation of mycological contamination of dental unit waterlines
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:153-5. 2005
    The quality of dental unit water is of great importance since patients and dental staff are regularly exposed to water from aerosols generated during work...
  73. ncbi Concentration and species composition of aerobic and facultatively anaerobic bacteria released to the air of a dental operation area before and after disinfection of dental unit waterlines
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Departament of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Staszica 11, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:301-7. 2008
    ..the high pollution of dental operation area with bacteria indicates a need for use of preventive measures protecting dental staff and patients, such as DUWL disinfection that proved efficient in decrease of exposure in the present study.
  74. ncbi Aerosolization of mycobacteria and legionellae during dental treatment: low exposure despite dental unit contamination
    Steve Dutil
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Hopital Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Microbiol 9:2836-43. 2007
    ..and NTM were quantified by qPCR in bioaerosol and DUWL water samples. Dental staff and patients are exposed to bacteria generated during dental treatments (up to 4...
  75. pmc Health and neuropsychological functioning of dentists exposed to mercury
    K A Ritchie
    Institute of Hearing Research Scottish Section, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Occup Environ Med 59:287-93. 2002
    ..A cross sectional survey of dentists in the west of Scotland and unmatched controls was conducted to find the effect of chronic exposure to mercury on health and cognitive functioning...
  76. ncbi Investigation of nitrous oxide pollution arising from inhalational sedation for the extraction of teeth in child patients
    N M Girdler
    Department of Sedation, University of Newcastle Dental School, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Paediatr Dent 8:93-102. 1998
    i) TO test whether the exposure of dental staff to nitrous oxide during inhalational sedation with nitrous oxide/oxygen for extractions in children complies with specified occupational exposure standards, and (ii) to assess the ..
  77. ncbi How well does the health history form identify adolescent smokers?
    Deborah Hennrikus
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:1113-20. 2005
    ..This study examines the accuracy of adolescents' reports of tobacco use on a health history form completed in the dental office and the relationship between these reports and cessation advice provided by dental professionals...
  78. ncbi Effects of training in management of child behavior for dental hygiene students
    T Ishikawa
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Hiroshima University
    ASDC J Dent Child 64:435-8. 1997
    ..Forty-eight dental hygiene students, nine dental staff, and thirty-one dentists were subjects for the reliability and validity scale...
  79. ncbi Practice management in pediatric dentistry
    E S Nacht
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 44:697-711. 2000
    ..It results in staff and patient loyalty and high patient satisfaction. It is an ongoing, continuously active, evolutionary process. It permits a positive attitude of professional growth for the entire pediatric dental staff team.
  80. ncbi Quality of digital panoramic radiography in a newly established dental school
    Leif Kullman
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Swed Dent J 30:165-70. 2006
    ..Both theoretical and practical training is recommended for radiology staff, as in Sweden, where dental staff should be properly trained to make exposures.
  81. ncbi Successful implementation of community water fluoridation via the community diagnosis process
    D E Brumley
    Tennessee Department of Health, South Central Regional Health Office, 1216 Trotwood Avenue, Columbia, TN 38401 4899, USA
    J Public Health Dent 61:28-33. 2001
    ..This paper describes the community diagnosis process and how it was used to implement community water fluoridation in Tennessee...
  82. ncbi Perception of molar-incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) by Iraqi dental academics
    Aghareed Ghanim
    Melbourne Dental School, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Paediatr Dent 21:261-70. 2011
    ..The understanding and detection of molar-incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) is linked to its recognition by clinicians. No study has investigated dental clinicians' level of perception regarding MIH in the Middle East region including Iraq...
  83. ncbi Cleanability of dental instruments--implications of residual protein and risks from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    J T Walker
    HPA Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Porton Down, Salisbury, SP4 0JG
    Br Dent J 203:395-401. 2007
    ..procedure for disinfection and sterilisation of dental instruments to ensure both the safety of patients and dental staff. Dental instruments that are difficult to clean are frequently contaminated with tissue debris after routine ..
  84. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis in dentistry
    D M Rubel
    Department of Dermatology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 41:63-9; quiz 70-1. 2000
    ..adoption of rubber gloves by staff has resulted in a significant increase in ACD to glove allergens in both dental staff and their patients, while affording protection against the traditional allergens...
  85. ncbi Competency assessment for infection control in the undergraduate dental curriculum
    Mike R Milward
    School of Dentistry, University of Birmingham, St Chads Queensway, Birmingham, UK
    Eur J Dent Educ 11:148-54. 2007
    ..This study aimed at investigating the introduction of an infection control competency assessment on undergraduate dental student's awareness and knowledge of infection control...
  86. ncbi Measurement of airborne bacteria and endotoxin generated during dental cleaning
    Steve Dutil
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Hopital Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Environ Hyg 6:121-30. 2009
    ..The use of fluorescence microscopy in combination with culture demonstrated that dental staff and patients were exposed to up to 1.86 E+05 bacteria/m(3) generated during treatments...
  87. ncbi Qualitative assessment of the dental health services provided at a dental school in Kerman, Iran
    Maryam Rad
    Shafa Street, Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Medical University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran
    Braz Oral Res 23:377-80. 2009
    ..In addition, the results of this study show that the patients and dental staff have high expectations in relation to dental services, and that implementation of these expectations would ..
  88. ncbi Seizures temporally associated with nitrous oxide administration for pediatric procedural sedation
    Judith L Zier
    Department of Pediatric Critical Care, Children s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    J Child Neurol 25:1517-20. 2010
    Nitrous oxide is an inhaled agent commonly used by dental staff to provide anxiolysis and analgesia for dental procedures and by anesthesia personnel as an adjunct to more potent general anesthetic gases...
  89. ncbi Challenges of managing child behavior in the 21st century dental setting
    Barbara Sheller
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Pediatr Dent 26:111-3. 2004
    ..The insurance industry, regulatory bodies, legal system, dental staff, and pediatric dentist education are other influences on behavior management...
  90. ncbi Patient satisfaction at rural outreach dental camps - a one year report
    Ashish Shrestha
    Department of Community Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India
    Rural Remote Health 8:891. 2008
    ..Patient satisfaction is becoming an increasingly important indicator of quality of dental care. Therefore, the present study was designed to evaluate patient satisfaction at various rural outreach dental camps...
  91. ncbi Oral health coordinators in long-term care--a pilot study
    Gilda J Pronych
    Adjunct Faculty, New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, New Hampshire, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 30:59-65. 2010
    ..An oral health coordinator (OHC) was appointed in each facility to act as a liaison between nursing and dental staff, provide resources for nursing assistants, and ensure staff delivery of residents' daily oral care...
  92. ncbi Dental unit waterlines: source of contamination and cross-infection
    S Kumar
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Darshan Dental College and Hospital, Loyara, Ranakpur road, Udaipur 313001, India
    J Hosp Infect 74:99-111. 2010
    ..The quality of dental unit water is of considerable importance since patients and dental staff are regularly exposed to water and aerosols generated from the dental unit...
  93. ncbi A training syllabus for radiation protection in dental radiology
    A Gallagher
    Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, St James s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 129:219-21. 2008
    ..The revised course was delivered to over 200 dental staff members at two separate meetings during 2006. The response from attendees was very positive...
  94. ncbi Hepatitis B virus infection in dentistry: a forgotten topic
    N Mahboobi
    Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Viral Hepat 17:307-16. 2010
    ..Globally, 350-400 million suffer from chronic HBV infection. It is postulated that dentists and dental staff are infected and transmit the virus to their patients more than any other occupation...
  95. ncbi Dental device-associated problems: an analysis of FDA postmarket surveillance data
    J Fuller
    Division of Postmarket Surveillance, Office of Surveillance and Biometrics, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U S Food and Drug Administration, 1350 Piccard Drive, Room 300, HFZ 520, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 132:1540-8. 2001
    ..The authors provide an analysis of dental device adverse event reports collected through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's, or FDA's, mandatory and voluntary reporting programs between Aug. 1, 1996, and June 30, 1999...
  96. ncbi Environmental monitoring of nitrous oxide during dental anaesthesia
    K A Henderson
    Health and Safety Unit, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff
    Br Dent J 188:617-9. 2000
    ..the need to provide adequate control measures such as anaesthetic gas scavenging, to reduce occupational exposure to dental staff in dental operating theatres and community dental clinics, therefore providing a safe working environment.
  97. ncbi Needs and demands of prosthetic treatment among two groups of individuals
    Gadeer Nimri Mukatash
    Department of Prosthodontics, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Amman, Jordan
    Indian J Dent Res 21:564-7. 2010
    ..The level of knowledge, awareness, and attitude about teeth-replacement options among a group of medical and paramedical subjects and to compare them with the general population...
  98. ncbi Influence of education level and experience on detection of approximal caries in digital dental radiographs. An in vitro study
    Kristina Hellén-Halme
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 34:63-9. 2010
    This study evaluated whether variations in education level and experience among dental staff influence the diagnostic accuracy of carious lesions on digital radiographs...
  99. ncbi Microbial contamination in dental unit waterlines
    Maria Cristina Monteiro de Souza-Gugelmin
    Discipline of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Toxicological and Bromatologic Clinical Analyses, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Ribeirao Preto, USP, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Braz Dent J 14:55-7. 2003
    The quality of water in a dental unit is of considerable importance because patients and dental staff are regularly exposed to water and aerosol generated from the dental unit...
  100. ncbi The role of manufacturers in reducing biofilms in dental chair waterlines
    D C Coleman
    Microbiology Research Unit, Division of Oral Biosciences, Dublin Dental School and Hospital, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Lincoln Place, Dublin 2, Ireland
    J Dent 35:701-11. 2007
    ..This paper reviews how dental chair unit (DCU) manufacturers can contribute practically to resolving the problem of biofilm formation in dental unit waterlines (DUWs)...
  101. ncbi Oral health-related quality of life among adults 68-77 years old in Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
    K E Dahl
    Faculty of Dentistry, School of Dental Hygiene and Oral Health, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Dent Hyg 9:87-92. 2011
    Dental health has mostly been measured by dental staff disregarding patient's experiences. However, clinical conditions alone do not fully indicate how people feel affected by their oral status...

Research Grants6

  1. Electrolytic Control of Biofilm in Dental Units & Water
    Anne Camper; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The electrolytic system will not require attention from the Dental staff except during monthly maintenance...
  2. ADOLESCENT SMOKING CESSATION IN DENTAL PRACTICES
    Harry Lando; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..b>Dental staff in all clinics will be trained in a systems approach to tobacco control...
  3. Childhood Obesity Prevention: A Model for School-Based Dental Programs
    Mary Tavares; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..particularly the time increment required for the intervention activities, reactions from students, caregivers, dental staff and school personnel;changes in risk behavior for obesity: i.e...
  4. BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF NITROUS OXIDE USED IN DENTISTRY
    A Verrusio; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..dentists suggested that occupational exposure to anesthetic gases might be a health hazard to the dentist, the dental staff, and their families...
  5. 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. ..
  6. CHILD ORAL HEALTH QUALITY OF LIFE QUESTIONNAIRE
    Hillary Broder; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Given the disparities in health status across ethnic groups and SES as well as the thrust to ration health costs, examining the impact of oral health conditions is essential in developing health policy. ..