dental insurance

Summary

Summary: Insurance providing coverage for dental care.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Dental fraud: an introduction
    Max H Anderson
    Dental Dental of Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Dent 70:42-4. 2003
  2. ncbi Dental insurance, income and the use of dental care in Canada
    Taimur Bhatti
    Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Can Dent Assoc 73:57. 2007
  3. ncbi Dental care use: does dental insurance truly make a difference in the US?
    R J Manski
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Community Dent Health 24:205-12. 2007
  4. ncbi Dental insurance and use of dental services
    W J Millar
    Health Statistics Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 11:55-67(Eng); 59-72(Fre). 1999
  5. ncbi Recent trends in dental visits and private dental insurance, 1989 and 1999
    Thomas P Wall
    Statistical Research, Health Policy Resources Center, American Dental Association, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:621-7. 2003
  6. ncbi Dental insurance and clinical dental outcomes in NHANES III
    Tonya R Stancil
    Northrop Grumman Information Technology, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:189-95. 2005
  7. ncbi A cohort study found racial differences in dental insurance, utilization, and the effect of care on quality of life
    Monica A Fisher
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, SDB 111, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:853-7. 2004
  8. pmc Dental insurance visits and expenditures among older adults
    Richard J Manski
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, 666 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:759-64. 2004
  9. ncbi Dental insurance and its impact on preventive dental care visits for U.S. children
    Charlotte Lewis
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Child Health Institute, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:369-80. 2007
  10. ncbi Development of effectiveness of care and use of services measures for dental care plans
    J D Bader
    Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    J Public Health Dent 59:142-9. 1999

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Publications206 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Dental fraud: an introduction
    Max H Anderson
    Dental Dental of Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Dent 70:42-4. 2003
    ..Such practices may cost as much as four billion dollars annually and have a damaging effect on the trust the profession places in the profession and on the way dentists relate to each other...
  2. ncbi Dental insurance, income and the use of dental care in Canada
    Taimur Bhatti
    Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Can Dent Assoc 73:57. 2007
    ..survey data, we investigated the effect of socioeconomic status on patients' use of dental services and dental insurance coverage. Our results point to an important socioeconomic gradient in the use of dental services...
  3. ncbi Dental care use: does dental insurance truly make a difference in the US?
    R J Manski
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Community Dent Health 24:205-12. 2007
    ..Having medical insurance with or without coverage for dental care has been shown to be associated with an increase in dental use. The purpose of this study is to provide information that will help describe this behavior...
  4. ncbi Dental insurance and use of dental services
    W J Millar
    Health Statistics Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 11:55-67(Eng); 59-72(Fre). 1999
    ..This article examines socioeconomic differences in insurance for dental services among Canadians aged 15 or older and factors associated with the use of dental services...
  5. ncbi Recent trends in dental visits and private dental insurance, 1989 and 1999
    Thomas P Wall
    Statistical Research, Health Policy Resources Center, American Dental Association, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:621-7. 2003
    This article describes recent trends in dental visits and private dental insurance in the United States.
  6. ncbi Dental insurance and clinical dental outcomes in NHANES III
    Tonya R Stancil
    Northrop Grumman Information Technology, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:189-95. 2005
    ..NHANES III) 1988-1994 is one of the few nationally representative data sets with information on both private dental insurance and a clinical dental exam...
  7. ncbi A cohort study found racial differences in dental insurance, utilization, and the effect of care on quality of life
    Monica A Fisher
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, SDB 111, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:853-7. 2004
    To describe racial differences in receipt of dental services and dental insurance; and to determine the effectiveness of specific dental services in facilitating recovery in symptom-specific and race-specific subgroups.
  8. pmc Dental insurance visits and expenditures among older adults
    Richard J Manski
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, 666 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:759-64. 2004
    ..We examined the effect of age, income, and coverage on dental service utilization during 1996...
  9. ncbi Dental insurance and its impact on preventive dental care visits for U.S. children
    Charlotte Lewis
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Child Health Institute, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:369-80. 2007
    The authors sought to describe the proportion and characteristics of U.S. children with dental insurance and to assess the relationship between dental insurance and preventive dental care (PDC).
  10. ncbi Development of effectiveness of care and use of services measures for dental care plans
    J D Bader
    Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    J Public Health Dent 59:142-9. 1999
    ..This project sought to develop and evaluate measures for effectiveness of care and use of services that could be calculated using a plan's administrative data...
  11. ncbi Evaluation of audit-based performance measures for dental care plans
    J D Bader
    Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    J Public Health Dent 59:150-7. 1999
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the use of a set of proxy clinical performance measures calculated from data obtained through chart audits...
  12. ncbi 20-year follow-up of patients receiving high-cost dental care within the Swedish Dental Insurance System: 1977-1978 to 1998-2000
    Kerstin Petersson
    Dept of Endodontics, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 30:77-86. 2006
    ..a long-term follow-up study of patients that had received high cost dental care within the Swedish National Dental Insurance System in 1977-1978 with special focus on remaining teeth, periodontal disease progression, change in the ..
  13. pmc Social disparities in dental insurance and annual dental visits among medically insured patients with diabetes: the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE) Survey
    Howard H Moffet
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A57. 2010
    ..People with diabetes are at increased risk of periodontal disease and tooth loss. Healthy People 2010 set a goal that 71% or more of people with diabetes should have an annual dental exam...
  14. ncbi How dental utilisation in The Netherlands was affected by a radical reform of the dental insurance system
    Didi Abraham
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry and Pedodontics, College of Dental Sciences, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Health 20:34-9. 2003
    ..To establish the effects of the 1995 insurance system reform on dental utilisation...
  15. ncbi Private dental coverage: who has it and how does it influence dental visits and expenditures?
    Richard J Manski
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:1551-9. 2002
    b>Dental insurance has had a significant impact on dentistry and dental care use. Dental insurance coverage may influence people's decisions to use dental care. During 1996, 42...
  16. ncbi The case for dental preferred provider organizations
    T D Gotowka
    Aetna Inc, Hartford, CT, USA
    J Am Coll Dent 68:25-9. 2001
    ..The American Dental Association predicts that dentists' participation in DPPOs will continue to increase, indicating further growth for these dental plans. There are financial incentives for members to stay in network...
  17. pmc Treatment outcomes and costs of dental sealants among children enrolled in Medicaid
    J A Weintraub
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco 94118 1361, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1877-81. 2001
    ..This retrospective cohort analysis of children enrolled in the North Carolina Medicaid program compared the likelihood of restorative treatments and associated cumulative Medicaid expenditures for teeth with or without dental sealants...
  18. ncbi Medicaid children. A vulnerable cohort
    Jason E Portnof
    N Y State Dent J 70:22-5. 2004
    ..Children are one specific cohort that serves as an unfortunate example of vulnerability within this system. This paper reviews some of the barriers that exist in access to care for Medicaid children...
  19. ncbi Improving access to oral health care in Texas
    Richard C Black
    Tex Dent J 122:940-3. 2005
  20. ncbi An analysis of preventive dental visits by provider type, 1996
    Harold S Goodman
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:221-8. 2005
    ..The authors examine these patterns by analyzing the receipt of preventive dental services in the United States by type of dental provider...
  21. ncbi Dental status and oral health quality of life in economically disadvantaged French adults
    Stephanie Tubert-Jeannin
    Department of Public Health, School of Dentistry, University of Clermont Ferrand, France
    Spec Care Dentist 24:264-9. 2004
    ..Cost of care and number of carious teeth were important predictors of the GOHAI...
  22. ncbi The differences between dental and medical care: implications for dental benefit plan design
    Albert H Guay
    American Dental Association, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:801-6. 2006
    ..The author discusses the differences and how they should influence dental benefit plan design...
  23. ncbi Clearing up the confusion with Healthy Kids Dental
    Jeffery W Johnston
    J Mich Dent Assoc 88:16. 2006
  24. ncbi Is dental care really that expensive?
    H Barry Waldman
    Department of General Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Tex Dent J 120:32-5. 2003
  25. ncbi Professional monopoly, social covenant, and access to oral health care in the United States
    Douglas K Benn
    University of Florida College of Dentistry, Department of Oral Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences, Gainesville 32610 0414, USA
    J Dent Educ 67:1080-90. 2003
    ..of access to oral care is a severe problem in the United States with over one-third of the population lacking dental insurance. In this group, 32 million people lack dental insurance and access to public dental services (Medicaid or ..
  26. ncbi Oral health status of older rural adults in the United States
    Clemencia M Vargas
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore 21201 1586, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:479-86. 2003
    ..Little is known about the oral health care of older rural residents. The authors describe oral health indicators for the older adult population by place of residence in the United States...
  27. ncbi Community orthodontists and craniofacial care: results of a Washington state survey
    Charlotte W Lewis
    Craniofacial Center, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 42:521-5. 2005
    ..Little is known about community orthodontists' previous training in, experience with, or receptivity to caring for children with craniofacial disorders...
  28. ncbi Oral health care in Canada--a view from the trenches
    Patricia Main
    Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:319. 2006
    ..This paper reports the results of that survey...
  29. ncbi Oral health status of rural adults in the United States
    Clemencia M Vargas
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore 21201 1586, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:1672-81. 2002
    ..The authors conducted this study to present information on the effects of rural residence on oral health in the United States...
  30. ncbi Dental visits and access to dental care among Maryland schoolchildren
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, 21201 1586, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:524-33. 2005
    ..Regular dental visits afford an opportunity for dentists to provide preventive services and to diagnose and treat disease. Not all children, however, have equal access to these services...
  31. ncbi Oral health status of children and adolescents by rural residence, United States
    Clemencia M Vargas
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Maryland Dental School, USA
    J Rural Health 19:260-8. 2003
    ..The limited information available on the oral health status of rural children in the United States makes it difficult to devise policy strategies to address perceived problems...
  32. ncbi [Dental group prophylaxis - for children only?]
    S Zimmer
    Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf, Poliklinik für Zahnerhaltung und Präventive Zahnheilkunde, Dusseldorf
    Gesundheitswesen 66:57-61. 2004
    ..Taking into account that the number of elderly institutionalized people is increasing in Germany, the establishment of group-related prevention for this part of the population seems to be an important goal in health policy...
  33. ncbi Michigan Medicaid's Healthy Kids Dental program: an assessment of the first 12 months
    Stephen A Eklund
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Ann Arbor 48104 3028, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:1509-15. 2003
    ..The program was administered through a private dental carrier at private reimbursement levels. The authors undertook a study to determine the effect of these changes...
  34. pmc Influence of cigarette smoking on the overall perception of dental health among adults aged 20-79 years, United States, 1988-1994
    Nathalie M Morin
    Canadian Forces Dental Services, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Public Health Rep 120:124-32. 2005
    ..Data from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES II), 1988-1994, were used to explore this relationship in a large sample of U.S. adults...
  35. ncbi Access to dental care among older adults in the United States
    Teresa A Dolan
    University of Florida College of Dentistry, 1600 SW Archer Rd, D 4 6B, P O Box 100405, Gainesville, FL 32610 0405, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:961-74. 2005
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  36. ncbi Impact of the Iowa S-SCHIP program on access to dental care for adolescents
    Kimberly McBroome
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Pediatr Dent 27:47-53. 2005
    ..This study examined whether providing insurance through Iowa's State Children's Health Insurance Program, S-SCHIP, had an impact on dental care access for adolescents that was similar to children of other age groups...
  37. ncbi Racial variations in dental procedures: the case of root canal therapy versus tooth extraction
    Nancy R Kressin
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730, USA
    Med Care 41:1256-61. 2003
    ..Racial disparities have been widely documented in medical care, but variations in dental care have not been well examined...
  38. ncbi Using insurance claims and demographic data for surveillance of children's oral health
    Keith E Heller
    333N Dental Science Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:5-13. 2004
    ..This paper examines the utility of using private insurance and Medicaid dental claims as well as demographic data for assessing the oral health of children aged 5-12 years in Genesee County, Michigan, communities...
  39. ncbi Periodontal conditions and service utilization behaviors in a low income adult population
    Wesley L Hanson
    Department of Periodontics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:99-109. 2003
    ....
  40. ncbi Addressing oral health disparities in diverse populations
    Raul I Garcia
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:1210, 1212. 2005
  41. ncbi A review of the literature: the economic impact of preventive dental hygiene services
    Stull C Sharon
    Gene W Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    J Dent Hyg 79:11. 2005
    ..The prevalence of employer-based dental insurance must also be recognized as contributing to a substantial paradigm shift on the utilization of oral health ..
  42. ncbi National estimates of out-of-pocket dental costs for HIV-infected users of medical care
    Marvin Marcus
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, 90095 1668, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:1406-14. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi Dental needs assessment and access to care for adolescents
    H Barry Waldman
    Department of General Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8706, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 50:1-16, v. 2006
    ..This article reviews demographic characteristics of adolescents in the United States with regard to oral health status, use of dental services, barriers to dental care, and children who have special health needs...
  44. ncbi Children with special health care needs: results of a national survey
    H Barry Waldman
    Department of General Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    J Dent Child (Chic) 73:57-62. 2006
    ..4) SHCN children have a significant impact on family time requirements, economics, and employment patterns. The challenge is to use this information to improve services for SHCN children...
  45. ncbi State programs face challenges in widening access
    David Pisani
    California Dental Association, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 30:36-7. 2002
  46. ncbi Oral health and use of dental services among Hispanics
    Denice C L Stewart
    School of Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, 611 SW Campus Drive, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:84-91. 2002
    ..This study examined factors related to oral health and dental service use among Mexican-Americans, Cuban-Americans, and Puerto Ricans from the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1982-84 (HHANES)...
  47. ncbi Insurance status and untreated dental caries in Virginia schoolchildren
    Tegwyn H Brickhouse
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Pediatr Dent 29:493-9. 2007
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  48. ncbi Oklahoma dental Medicaid. A need for action
    D P Dalzell
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, USA
    J Okla Dent Assoc 91:22-4. 2001
    ..But trying to access care for the Medicaid eligible child is entirely another matter. Only a small number of Oklahoma dentists treat the quarter of a million Medicaid eligible persons in Oklahoma. Why is this so?..
  49. pmc Effects of enrollment in medicaid versus the state children's health insurance program on kindergarten children's untreated dental caries
    Tegwyn H Brickhouse
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:876-81. 2008
    ..enrolled in public insurance programs with those in nonenrolled children to determine the impact of public dental insurance and the type of plan (Medicaid vs State Children's Health Insurance Program [SCHIP]) on untreated dental ..
  50. ncbi Dental needs and status of autistic children: results from the National Survey of Children's Health
    Dorota T Kopycka-Kedzierawski
    Eastman Department of Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Pediatr Dent 30:54-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the oral health status and dental needs of a nationally representative sample of 1- to 17-year-old children with or without autism...
  51. ncbi Survey of oral health practices among adults in a North Carolina Hispanic population
    Mariola Luciano
    University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, USA
    J Dent Hyg 82:20. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to collect baseline data pertaining to the oral health of Hispanics residing in Siler City, NC, a microcosm of the flourishing Latino growth found especially in the southeastern United States...
  52. ncbi Risk indicators of caries experience among young adults
    K Roberts-Thomson
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Dent J 53:122-7; quiz 186. 2008
    ..However, the question remains as to whether improvements have extended to the oral health of young adults. This study aimed to determine the risk indicators associated with oral health status in young adults aged 20-25 years...
  53. ncbi Insurance billing and coding
    Rebecca H Napier
    Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry, D 508, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536 0297, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:507-27, viii. 2008
    ..Claim submissions for care provided can be completed electronically or by means of paper forms...
  54. ncbi Prepare for the new insurance game: "evidence-based" dental plans
    Paul Schoenbeck
    Androscoggin Valley Hospital
    Dent Today 27:12, 14. 2008
  55. pmc Public dental expenditures and dental visits among children in the U.S., 1996-2004
    Thomas P Wall
    American Dental Association, 211 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:636-45. 2008
    ..This article examines changes in the utilization of dental services during a period of increasing public funding of dental services...
  56. ncbi Linking mother and child access to dental care
    David Grembowski
    University of Washington, Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e805-14. 2008
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  57. ncbi A comparison of dental treatment utilization and costs by HMO members living in fluoridated and nonfluoridated areas
    Gerardo Maupome
    Oral Health Research Institute, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 415 Lansing Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2876, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:224-33. 2007
    ..To compare dental treatment experiences and costs in members of a health maintenance organization (HMO) in areas with and without community water fluoridation...
  58. ncbi Racial/ethnic disparities in self-reported pediatric orthodontic visits in the United States
    Christopher Okunseri
    Department of Clinical Services, Marquette University School of Dentistry, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:217-23. 2007
    ..We examined the effect of race/ethnicity and socioeconomic factors on pediatric orthodontic visits in the United States...
  59. ncbi Influence of patient, visit, and oral health factors on dental service provision
    David S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005
    J Public Health Dent 62:148-57. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine factors associated with variation in dental services and to assess whether variation by patient and visit characteristics persisted after controlling for oral health status...
  60. ncbi Utilization of dental health services among middle-aged people in Sweden and Denmark
    Mats Kronstrom
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 60:276-80. 2002
    ..The different insurance systems along with different degrees of commercialization in the two countries might be the most decisive factors in this context...
  61. ncbi Future of dentistry: access to care. Today's vision: tomorrow's reality
    Jeanne P Altieri
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:1408-24. 2002
  62. ncbi Who shall care for the children of the poor and uninsured? Pediatric dentistry in the United States
    William Lieberman
    Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey, USA
    Hosp Top 80:15-20. 2002
    ..Whatever approaches are undertaken, cost-benefit analyses should be done to demonstrate economic value...
  63. ncbi Basic oral health needs: A professional priority?
    Lawrence P Garetto
    Office of Dental Education, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 1121 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Dent Educ 70:1166-9. 2006
    ..The leadership of organized dentistry, as well as educational institutions, and practitioners themselves must be committed to improving access and thereby the health of those currently underserved...
  64. ncbi The ethical and practical aspects of acceptance and universal patient acceptance
    Bruce V Corsino
    Bioethics, Inc, Reston, Virginia, USA
    J Dent Educ 70:1198-201. 2006
    ..That is what we argue for here...
  65. ncbi Deficits in perceptions of oral health relative to general health in populations
    Anne E Sanders
    Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom, E1l 2AD
    J Public Health Dent 66:255-62. 2006
    ..To compare perceptions of general health versus oral health within two populations...
  66. ncbi Characteristics of civilian postdoctoral general dentistry programs
    Ronald S Mito
    UCLA School of Dentistry, CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Dent Educ 66:757-65. 2002
    ..0001). No differences existed in comprehensive care and emergency visits between AEGDs and GPRs. GPRs treated more hospital-based patients. The mean stipends for GPRs ($32,055) and AEGDs ($22,403) were different...
  67. ncbi The dental care of U.S. children: access, use and referrals by nondentist providers, 2003
    May Chu
    Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:1324-31. 2007
    ....
  68. ncbi The funding of dental services among U.S. adults aged 18 years and older: recent trends in expenditures and sources of funding
    L Jackson Brown
    Health Policy Resources Center, American Dental Association, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:627-35. 2002
    ..This article is the second in a series of two that focus on recent changes in the funding of dental services in the United States...
  69. pmc Disparities in regular source of dental care among mothers of medicaid-enrolled preschool children
    David Grembowski
    Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, University of Washington UW, WA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:789-813. 2007
    ..Results reveal 38% of mothers had a regular dental place and 27% had a regular dentist. Dental insurance, greater education, income, length of residence, and better mental health were associated with having a ..
  70. ncbi Financing and reimbursement of elders' oral health care: lessons from the present, opportunities for the future
    Judith A Jones
    Department of General Dentistry, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, 100 East Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:1022-31. 2005
    ..Options for future financing and reimbursement include extending dental insurance into retirement, inclusion of oral health care into existing comprehensive health care plans, developing ..
  71. ncbi Are standards and evidence sufficient?
    Kathleen T O'Loughlin
    Dental Service of Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Dent 72:42-7. 2005
    ..Standards based entirely on efficacy of procedures will leave unanswered important questions about diagnosis and effective allocation of resources throughout population groups...
  72. ncbi Public preferences for seeking publicly financed dental care and professional preferences for structuring it
    Carlos Quiñonez
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:152-8. 2010
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  73. ncbi Characteristics of 5410 edentulous implant candidates and the treatment they receive
    M S Cune
    Department of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 23:110-3. 1995
    Since 1989 implant dentistry in the Netherlands is a National Dental Insurance (NDI) benefit, thus reducing out-of-pocket expenditures for implant candidates considerably...
  74. ncbi Prevalence of non-cavitated and cavitated carious lesions in a random sample of 7-9-year-old schoolchildren in Montreal, Quebec
    A I Ismail
    Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 20:250-5. 1992
    ..epidemiological study of restorative treatment decisions by dentists practising under a provincial dental insurance program for children...
  75. ncbi Perceptions of oral health adequacy and access in Michigan nursing facilities
    Barbara J Smith
    Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Gerodontology 25:89-98. 2008
    ..To determine practices and perceived access barriers (facility resources, attitudes and professional dental involvement) related to oral health by surveying directors of nursing (DONs) in Michigan nursing homes (NHs)...
  76. ncbi Utilization in Alberta's universal dental plan for the elderly, 1974-91
    D W Lewis
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 52:259-63. 1992
    ....
  77. ncbi Clinical diagnosis of precavitated carious lesions
    A I Ismail
    Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:13-23. 1997
    ..capability of precavitated lesions improves, there is a need for a significant change in dental education, dental insurance, and dental practice to reward dentists for promoting oral health and preserving tooth structure...
  78. ncbi Service provision patterns by main diagnoses and characteristics of patients
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, Dental School, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:225-33. 2000
    ..odds of extractions, but lower odds of preventive and crown and bridge services) compared to patients who had dental insurance or visited for check-ups or other non-emergency dental problems...
  79. ncbi Insurance status and provision of dental services in Australian private general practice
    D S Brennan
    AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:423-8. 1997
    ..9 billion. Approximately one-third of this expenditure involves private dental insurance, yet little is known about the impact of insurance on the provision of services...
  80. ncbi Oral healthcare access and adequacy in alternative long-term care facilities
    Barbara J Smith
    Geriatric and Special Needs Populations, American Dental Association, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 30:85-94. 2010
    ..There is limited involvement by dental professionals in creating policy and providing consultation and service...
  81. ncbi Credit where due
    Mary K Richter
    N Y State Dent J 73:15. 2007
  82. ncbi Perceived barriers to the provision of preventive care among Iranian dentists
    Hadi Ghasemi
    Department of Oral Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Oral Health Prev Dent 7:339-46. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the perceived barriers to preventive dental practice among Iranian dentists...
  83. pmc Impact of social and economic characteristics on orthodontic treatment among children and teenagers in France
    A Germa
    Inserm UMR 953 Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Children s Health, Villejuif, France
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:171-9. 2010
    ....
  84. ncbi Following national trends, MDA "Blues" rates to increase
    Edmund Stafford
    MDA Insurance, USA
    J Mich Dent Assoc 89:28. 2007
  85. ncbi Characteristics of publicly insured children with high dental expenses
    Shervin S Churchill
    Center for Children with Special Needs, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:199-207. 2007
    ..Dental coverage is provided for all children with Medicaid in Washington State. The goal of this study was to illuminate the characteristics of a sample of Medicaid-enrolled children with high dental expenses...
  86. ncbi Academy backs amalgam, oral health literacy
    Steven J Diogo
    Gen Dent 50:394-6. 2002
  87. ncbi Costs and prices of single dental fillings in Europe: a micro-costing study
    Siok Swan Tan
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Econ 17:S83-93. 2008
    ..Finally, cost estimates for a single dental filling procedure based on reimbursement fees led to an underestimation of the total costs by approximately 50%...
  88. ncbi The effect of dental insurance on the ranking of dental treatment needs in older residents of Durham Region's homes for the aged
    Albert O Adegbembo
    Department of Biomaterials, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Can Dent Assoc 68:412. 2002
    The effect of dental insurance on the ranking of dental needs in older adults has not been reported previously...
  89. ncbi The demand for dental care and financial barriers in accessing care among adults in California
    Timothy T Brown
    Petris Center, University of California at Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 37:539-47. 2009
    Receiving dental care is positively related to having dental insurance; being female; increasing age; being white, Hispanic or Asian; higher levels of education; higher levels of family income; better health status; and being unmarried...
  90. ncbi Dental caries experience, tooth loss, and factors associated with unmet needs of Haitian immigrants in New York City
    G D Cruz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street, Room 806, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 61:203-9. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the dental caries experience, tooth loss, and unmet need of a group of Haitian immigrant residents of New York City...
  91. ncbi Disparities in dental insurance coverage and dental care among US children: the National Survey of Children's Health
    Jihong Liu
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Pediatrics 119:S12-21. 2007
    We sought to understand disparities in dental insurance coverage and dental care among US children by race/ethnicity, urban/rural residence, and socioeconomic status.
  92. ncbi Who chooses prepaid dental care? A baseline report of a prospective observational study
    Charlotte Andrén Andås
    Department of Behavioral and Community Dentistry, Institute of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Oral Health 14:146. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to describe potential differences regarding socioeconomic and lifestyle factors, perceived oral health and attitudes towards oral health between patients in the two payment systems...
  93. ncbi Congenital diseases and a New York State regulation. Help is here
    Preeti Gupta
    N Y State Dent J 73:20-7. 2007
    ....
  94. ncbi Checking your patients' benefits
    Glenn Melenyk
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, USA
    J Mich Dent Assoc 89:28. 2007
  95. ncbi Perceived oral health: changes over 5 years in one Swedish age-cohort
    Katri Ståhlnacke
    Department of Oral Public Health, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:292-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate if a change in the social gradients in perceived oral health occurred over a 5-year period, 1992-97, using a cohort population from two Swedish counties...
  96. ncbi A primer on outcomes in dentistry
    J D Bader
    Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    J Public Health Dent 59:131-5. 1999
    ..The uses for outcomes information are discussed and suggestions are offered for improving dentistry's knowledge of outcomes through the cooperative involvement of dental research, dental education, and dental practice...
  97. ncbi Becoming a fee-for-service dental practice
    Howard Hopenwasser
    Dent Today 24:120-1. 2005
  98. ncbi National provider identifier--what it means to you
    Jackie Tadsen
    WebMD Dental Services, USA
    Tex Dent J 122:687. 2005
  99. ncbi Health insurance for children: a new federal initiative and opportunity
    H B Waldman
    Department of General Dentistry, State University of New York at Stony Brook 11794 8706, USA
    ASDC J Dent Child 66:136-9, 85. 1999
    ..The program is reviewed and considered in terms of children's access to health care and their health status...
  100. ncbi Let's thank the dentists
    Jeffery W Johnston
    J Mich Dent Assoc 88:14. 2006
  101. ncbi Ombudsman observations: A belated New Year's resolution--don't help your patients!
    Brümmer Werner Robertson
    SADJ 61:218. 2006

Research Grants39

  1. Planning Grant for Xylitol Trial in Caries-Active Adults
    James Bader; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. Dental Coverage Transistions, Utilization and Retirement
    RICHARD MANSKI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results obtained from this project will establish the independent effect of dental coverage on dental use and as a consequence provide important and timely information for policy makers. ..
  3. Dental Care in Children With and Without Special Health Care Needs
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, we hypothesize that CSHCN will require relatively more restorative dental care and thus have higher dental expenditures per dental visit and overall than children without special needs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. Oral Health Status and Habits of Young Children with Developmental Delay
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. 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]..
  6. A pilot study for oral health case management of children with orofacial clefts
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status and Oral Health
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In Aim 2 mixed-effect multilevel models will be used to estimate the effects of neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage on perceived oral health controlling for individual-level characteristics. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Primary Care Provider and Preventive Oral Health
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, this career development award is expected to provide to Dr. Lewis the didactic and experiential training necessary to become an independent clinical investigator focusing on pediatric and dental health services research. ..
  9. Linking Mother and Child Access to Dental Care
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Aims. Among children aged three-to-six years old and enrolled in Medicaid dental insurance in Washington state (N=115,853), study aims are: 1) to measure the percentage of mothers with a RSDC and ..
  10. 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. ..
  11. COST AND OUTCOMES OF TWO PROTOCOLS FOR DENTAL SEALANTS
    Stephen Eklund; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A total of 1,000 children are being enrolled over a three-year period, and will be followed for an additional two years, in order to evaluate the clinical outcomes and resource requirements for the two alternatives. ..
  12. Conference: Elders' Oral Health Summit
    Judith Jones; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  13. Conference on Closing the Gap in Hispanics' Oral Health
    Gustavo Cruz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. 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. ..
  15. Oral Health Disparities: Actions Taken About Pain
    Joseph Riley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information has important health policy implications for reducing the race and ethnic disparities in oral health through interventions that facilitate access to care and utilization of appropriate services. ..
  16. Effects of Immigration on Oral Health: A Comparative Study
    Gustavo Cruz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study would help elucidate the effects of ethnicity on the oral health of immigrants by examining some of the underlying factors associated with disparities in oral health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Oral Health in People with Systemic Sclerosis
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Oral Health Disparities in Publicly Insured Children
    TEGWYN BRICKHOUSE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Benefit: This mix of quantitative techniques and a clinical study will be utilized to address the NIDCR Priority Research Area of eliminating oral health disparities. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. CARIOUS EFFECTS OF DRUG INDUCED XEROSTOMIA (CEDIX)
    Benjamin White; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The investigators estimate that their study cohort will include well over 100,000 people. ..
  20. Understanding Barriers to Oral Health Care In Pregnancy: The First Step to Improv
    Kim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. North Carolina Needs Assessment for Oral Cancer Control
    Lauren Patton; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  22. The Effectiveness of Treatment for Adult Periodontitis
    Philippe Hujoel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..initiate a periodontal outcomes study among the members of Washington Dental Service (WDS), a not for-profit dental insurance plan...
  23. UAB Oral Health Research Innovation
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. UAB Oral Health Research Infrastructure Improvement
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. Alabama Dental Practice Research Network Development
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. 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. ..
  27. Mid-Career Investigator Award-Patient-Oriented Research
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  28. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  29. Michigan Oral Cancer Prevention Network
    Amid Ismail; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By the end of the 3rd year, or earlier, the MOPCN would be ready to plan and implement community-based intervention studies...
  30. International Caries Detection and Assessement System
    Amid Ismail; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finding of the workshop will be used in a second workshop, to be organized by Dr. George Stookey, which will focus on the design of caries clinical trials and new diagnostic technology. ..
  31. Oral Health/OHRQOL among low-SES rural adults
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  32. 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. ..
  33. ORAL HEALTH/CARE DISPARITIES IN HIV MINORITY POPULATIONS
    Marvin Marcus; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Aim 4: To assess the course of oral symptoms, Oral Health Related Quality of Life, Health Related Quality of Life, and perceived oral health status between ethnic groups with HIV. ..
  34. PHARMACOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT OF TEMPOROMANDIBULAR PAIN
    Benjamin White; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The costs of pharn1aceutical agents in the management of TMP and associated consequences-decreased frequency and intensity of pain and disability days-will be estimated through a cost model and through patient questionnaires. ..
  35. Access to Care: Children with Special Health Care Needs
    Alex Chen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Phase II is the development of an access-to-care survey instrument and limited-scope primary data collection to further examines factors impacting access to care for CSHCN. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Relationship between Periodontal Disease and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
    Xu Xiong; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Improving oral health and treating periodontal disease before and during pregnancy may reduce maternal and perinatal morbidity associated with GDM and prevent type 2 diabetes after pregnancy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. Social Inequalities in Periodontal Diseases
    Luisa Borrell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. 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. ..