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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29468667/teachers-knowledge-concerning-dental-trauma-and-its-management-in-primary-schools-in-riyadh-saudi-arabia
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Salwa A Alsadhan, Najla F Alsayari, Mashael F Abuabat
OBJECTIVES: The main aim of this cross-sectional study was to assess knowledge concerning traumatic dental injuries and their management among primary schoolteachers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The secondary objective was to evaluate the effect of gender, nationality, marital status, school type, geographical area, age group, level of education and years of experience on teachers' knowledge. METHODOLOGY: Data were collected, through a self-administered questionnaire, from both male and female teachers employed in public and private primary schools in the five geographical areas of Riyadh City...
February 22, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29464705/variations-in-australian-dental-therapy-practice-by-practitioner-and-workplace-characteristics
#2
Dana N Teusner, Julie Satur, Suzanne P Gardner, Najith Amarasena, David S Brennan
INTRODUCTION: Understanding dental therapy practice across clinical settings is useful for education and service planning. This study assessed if dental therapy service provision varied according to practitioner and workplace characteristics. METHODS: Members of professional associations representing dental therapists (DT) and oral health therapists (OHT) were posted a self-complete survey collecting practitioner and workplace characteristics, together with clinical activity on a self-selected typical day of practice...
February 21, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29446064/roles-of-community-pharmacists-in-improving-oral-health-awareness-in-plateau-state-northern-nigeria
#3
Olaniyi Olufemi Taiwo, Raymond Panas
INTRODUCTION: There is poor oral health awareness in Nigeria because of limited access to correct information on oral health as well as a lack of oral health-care providers. The purpose of this study was to describe the roles of community pharmacists (CPs) in Plateau State, Northern Nigeria, as sources of oral health information in their communities. METHODS: A quantitative cross-sectional study on CPs spanning the entire State. Data collection was a survey method using a structured paper-based self-administered questionnaire...
February 15, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29446061/viewpoints-of-dentists-on-the-use-of-bisphosphonates-in-rheumatology-patients
#4
Coline Daron, Christophe Deschaumes, Martin Soubrier, Sylvain Mathieu
OBJECTIVES: Alhough typically prescribed in oncology, bisphosphonates (BPs) are also employed in rheumatology, particularly for the treatment of osteoporosis, sometimes resulting in complications, such as osteonecrosis of the jaw. Because of different opinions between rheumatologists and dentists on BP use, this study aimed to assess the views of dentists regarding administration of BPs in rheumatology. METHODS: A questionnaire was sent to 880 dentists from the Auvergne region of France to determine their views on BP treatment...
February 15, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29441567/water-fluoridation-and-the-quality-of-information-available-online
#5
Zachary Frangos, Maryke Steffens, Julie Leask
BACKGROUND: The Internet has transformed the way in which people approach their health care, with online resources becoming a primary source of health information. Little work has assessed the quality of online information regarding community water fluoridation. This study sought to assess the information available to individuals searching online for information, with emphasis on the credibility and quality of websites. METHODS: We identified the top 10 web pages returned from different search engines, using common fluoridation search terms (identified in Google Trends)...
February 13, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29417573/smile-aesthetics-satisfaction-scale-development-and-validation-of-a-new-brief-five-item-measure-of-satisfaction-with-smile-aesthetics-in-adults-and-the-elderly
#6
Vlatka Lajnert, Daniela Kovacevic Pavicic, Andrej Pavlic, Alessandra Pokrajac-Bulian, Stjepan Spalj
OBJECTIVE: To create and validate a brief questionnaire designed for the assessment of satisfaction with smile aesthetics and to test its efficiency as a patient-centred outcome measure of aesthetic interventions in dentistry. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A team of three specialists - two from prosthodontics and one psychologist - used a self-evaluation scale consisting of five elements in order to rate self-perceived smile aesthetics. A total of 671 subjects (63% female), 18-86 years of age, were included in the investigation...
February 7, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29383701/demographic-profile-oral-health-impact-profile-and-dental-anxiety-scale-in-patients-with-chronic-periodontitis-a-case-control-study
#7
Liran Levin, Avraham Zini, Jonathan Levine, Maor Weiss, Ron Lev, Daniella Chebath Taub, Avihai Hai, Galit Almoznino
OBJECTIVES: To examine whether dental anxiety (DA) and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) differ between persons with and those without chronic periodontitis. METHODS: One-hundred patients with chronic periodontitis and 50 age- and- sex-matched controls were included. Data were collected on the following: demographics; smoking habits; Numerical Rating Scale (NRS) for dental pain assessment; Corah's Dental Anxiety Scale (DAS); Oral Health Impact Profile 14 (OHIP-14); Decayed, Missing and Filled Teeth (DMFT) index; Plaque Index (PI); probing depth (PD); bleeding on probing (BOP); and radiographic bone loss...
January 30, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29383697/a-resource-reallocation-model-for-school-dental-screening-taking-advantage-of-teledentistry-in-low-risk-areas
#8
Mohamed Estai, Stuart M Bunt, Yogesan Kanagasingam, Estie Kruger, Marc Tennant
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the scale of resource transfer that could be achieved by screening low-risk schoolchildren using teledentistry rather than using traditional visual dental examination. METHODS: This study was based on a previous cost-minimisation study that compared the costs of two dental-screening approaches (visual and teledentistry). The data for the population of children 5-14 years of age was obtained from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and was divided across Australia according to statistical local area (SA2)...
January 30, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29377105/paediatric-oral-pathology-in-thailand-a-15-year-retrospective-review-from-a-medical-teaching-hospital
#9
Mana Taweevisit, Warisa Tantidolthanes, Somboon Keelawat, Paul Scott Thorner
OBJECTIVES: To determine whether the spectrum of oral pathology in children seen at a medical institution differs from studies derived from dental facilities. METHODS: Oral biopsy records from paediatric patients (<16 years of age) were retrieved from the pathology archives at Chulalongkorn University Hospital over a period of 15 years. Lesions were categorised as inflammatory/reactive, tumour/tumour-like or cystic. RESULTS: Two-hundred and thirty biopsies were identified...
January 28, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29322499/effect-of-body-weight-and-behavioural-factors-on-caries-severity-in-mexican-rural-and-urban-adolescents
#10
Cynthia Lara-Capi, Maria Grazia Cagetti, Fabio Cocco, Peter Lingström, Franklin García-Godoy, Guglielmo Campus
OBJECTIVES: To investigate if, in Mexican adolescents, body weight and caries severity are associated, and if this association differs between rural and urban populations. METHODS: Adolescents from the rural area of Tepancan and the city of Veracruz were enrolled. Caries was recorded using the International Caries Detection and Assessment System and the body mass index (BMI) was calculated. Oral habits (toothbrushing, flossing, dental check-ups) and dietary patterns (sweets intake) were assessed...
January 11, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29315538/work-stress-health-behaviours-and-coping-strategies-in-dentists-from-cluj-napoca-romania
#11
Cristian Miron, Horaţiu Alexandru Colosi
BACKGROUND: The recognition of work stressors and their links to sociodemographic characteristics, health behaviours and coping strategies is important for enhancing the working conditions of dentists. AIM: The aim of our study was to identify and rank work stressors in dentists from Cluj-Napoca, Romania, and to investigate their potential links to sociodemographic characteristics, health behaviours and coping strategies. STUDY DESIGN: A questionnaire based on the Work Stress Inventory for Dentists (WSID) was delivered to a cross-sectional sample of 250 dentists working in six neighborhoods across Cluj-Napoca, Romania, as well as at the local Faculty of Dentistry...
January 7, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29313946/impact-of-different-detection-criteria-on-caries-estimates-and-risk-assessment
#12
Luana Severo Alves, Cristiano Susin, Nailê Damé-Teixeira, Marisa Maltz
AIM: This study aimed to compare the prevalence and extent of dental caries according to the standard World Health Organization (WHO), modified WHO and International Caries Detection and Assessment System (ICDAS) criteria among 12-year-old Brazilian schoolchildren and to assess the impact of these detection criteria on the assessment of sociodemographic risk indicators for dental caries. METHODS: This cross-sectional survey used a multistage probability sampling strategy to select a representative sample of 12-year-old schoolchildren...
January 5, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29297930/analysis-of-human-resources-for-oral-health-globally-inequitable-distribution
#13
Jennifer E Gallagher, Lynn Hutchinson
BACKGROUND: Oral diseases affect most of the global population. The aim of this paper was to provide a contemporary analysis of 'human resources for oral health' (HROH) by examining the size and distribution of the dental workforce according to World Health Organization (WHO) region and in the most populous countries. METHOD: Publically available data on HROH and population size were sourced from the WHO, Central Intelligence Agency, United Nations, World Bank and the UK registration body...
January 3, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29274083/different-views-of-dentists-and-general-medical-practitioners-on-dental-care-for-patients-with-diabetes-mellitus-and-coronary-heart-diseases-results-of-a-questionnaire-based-survey-in-a-district-of-germany
#14
Dirk Ziebolz, Lucie Reiss, Gerhard Schmalz, Felix Krause, Rainer Haak, Rainer F Mausberg
BACKGROUND: The aim of this questionnaire-based study was to evaluate the views of dentists (Ds) and general medical practitioners (GPs) on different aspects of dental care for patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) or coronary heart disease (CHD). METHODS: Reliable and comparable questionnaires for Ds and GPs, with 23 questions, were sent to 1,000 randomly selected Ds and 1,000 randomly selected GPs. Questions were asked about patients with DM or CHD regarding their dental care and potentially related issues (e...
December 22, 2017: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29270981/acculturation-depression-and-oral-health-of-immigrants-in-the-usa
#15
Huabin Luo, Celia F Hybels, Bei Wu
OBJECTIVES: The objectives were to describe the oral health status of immigrants in the USA, describe the association between acculturation and oral health by accounting for the effects of depression and to explore the effects of interaction between acculturation and depression on the oral health of immigrants. METHODS: Data were from the 2011-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Oral health status was assessed by both self-rated oral health and clinically diagnosed periodontitis, each coded as a binary outcome...
December 21, 2017: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29363127/advertising-in-dentistry-adopted-by-the-fdi-general-assembly-august-2017-madrid-spain
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February 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29363126/cad-cam-dentistry-adopted-by-the-fdi-general-assembly-august-2017-madrid-spain
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February 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29363125/quality-in-dentistry-adopted-by-the-fdi-general-assembly-august-2017-madrid-spain
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February 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29363124/continuing-dental-education-adopted-by-the-fdi-general-assembly-august-2017-madrid-spain
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February 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29363123/2017-fdi-policy-statements
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