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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29780739/knowledge-and-attitude-of-dental-health-professionals-about-middle-east-respiratory-syndrome-in-saudi-arabia
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Sameer Abdullah Althomairy, Mohammad Abdul Baseer, Mansour Assery, Abdulrahman Dahham Alsaffan
Aim and Objective: This study aims to evaluate the knowledge and attitude of practicing dental health professionals (DHPs) (dentist and dental auxiliaries) toward Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive study was undertaken among practicing DHPs in Saudi Arabia. A total of 202 DHPs participated in this study. Knowledge and attitude were assessed using self-administered and pretested questionnaire...
March 2018: Journal of International Society of Preventive & Community Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29763353/effect-of-probiotic-lactobacillus-reuteri-on-salivary-cariogenic-bacterial-counts-among-groups-of-preschool-children-in-jeddah-saudi-arabia-a-randomized-clinical-trial
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Najlaa M Alamoudi, Eman S Almabadi, Eman A El Ashiry, Douaa A El Derwi
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effect of probiotic Lactobacilli reuteri lozenges on caries-associated salivary bacterial counts (Mutans streptococci and Lactobacillus), dental plaque accumulation, and salivary buffer capacity in a group of preschool children. STUDY DESIGN: The study group consisted of 178 healthy children (aged 3-6 years). Children were randomly grouped: the experimental group (n = 90) received L. reuteri probiotic lozenges and the control group (n = 88) received placebo lozenges, twice daily, for 28 days...
May 15, 2018: Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29750092/incidence-severity-and-orthodontic-treatment-difficulty-index-of-impacted-canines-in-saudi-population
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Maged-Sultan Alhammadi, Hanan-Ahmed Asiri, Abeer-Abdulkarem Almashraqi
Background: The objective of this study was to assess the incidence, severity and orthodontic treatment difficulty of impacted maxillary canines in Saudi population. Material and Methods: This retrospective study included an investigation of panoramic radiographs for patients attended College of Dentistry, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia. The incidence of canine impaction and orthodontic treatment difficulty index of maxillary canine impaction was assessed based on; (1) patient age, (2) vertical position, (3) buccolingual position, (4) horizontal position, (5) incisors alignment, (6) canine space, (7) midline coincidence, (8) rotation of impacted tooth...
April 2018: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29749033/potential-risk-factors-for-dental-caries-in-type-2-diabetic-patients
#4
M A Almusawi, I Gosadi, R Abidia, M Almasawi, H A Khan
BACKGROUND: Diabetic patients are known to be at higher risk for dental caries. However, the role of potential risk factors such as blood glucose, salivary glucose and glycaemic control in the occurrence of dental caries in type 2 diabetes (T2D) is not clearly understood so far, and therefore, it was evaluated in this study. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 100 T2D patients from Saudi Arabia. The caries risk assessment was evaluated using the guidelines of Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA)...
May 11, 2018: International Journal of Dental Hygiene
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744197/influence-of-full-mouth-rehabilitation-on-oral-health-related-quality-of-life-among-disabled-children
#5
Abeer M Al-Nowaiser, Abdulaziz S Al Suwyed, Khalid H Al Zoman, Asirvatham A Robert, Tarfa Al Brahim, Sebastian G Ciancio, Sultan A Al Mubarak, Omar A El Meligy
The efficacy of full mouth rehabilitation (FMR) on oral health-related quality of life of physically disabled children was assessed. This prospective study was performed at Dental Department of Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City, Riyadh, and King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, during May 2012 to September 2014. A total of 186 physically disabled children aged 11-14 years were assigned to a test group (n = 97) or a control group (n = 89). FMR was applied for test group children at baseline and 3 months' visits, whereas those in the control group did not receive FMR...
October 2017: Clinical and Experimental Dental Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29738006/the-effect-of-varying-cone-beam-computed-tomography-image-resolution-and-field-of-view-centralization-on-effective-radiation-dose
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Fatima M Jadu, Asmaa A Alzahrani, Maha A Almutairi, Salma O Al-Amoudi, Ahmed M Jan, Mawya A Khafaji
To investigate changes in the effective radiation dose (E) in relation to variations in voxel (VOX) size settings and the field-of-view (FOV) centralization. Methods: This cross-sectional dosimetry study used nanoDot OSLD dosimeters placed at 25 pre-determined sites in the head and neck slices of a RANDO male phantom to measure the absorbed radiation. The imaging scans took place at King Abdulaziz University Dental Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia between September 2016 and May 2017 using the i-CAT classic cone beam computed tomography (CBCT)  unit...
May 2018: Saudi Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29735914/dental-students-knowledge-and-attitudes-towards-antibiotic-prescribing-guidelines-in-riyadh-saudi-arabia
#7
Abdulrahman AboAlSamh, Abdulmalik Alhussain, Nawaf Alanazi, Rakan Alahmari, Naila Shaheen, Abdallah Adlan
Background: The use of antibiotics prophylactically and therapeutically in dentistry has become common practice. Inappropriate prescription may lead to adverse side effects and bacterial resistance. During clinical training, dental students in Saudi Arabia are authorized to prescribe antibiotics. Aim: To evaluate dental students’ knowledge and attitudes regarding antibiotic prescription in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Methods: A cross-sectional study based on a validated questionnaire consisting of 34 questions focusing on antibiotic indications in dentistry, antibiotic regimens, and knowledge regarding resistance was distributed amongst dental students in five leading dental colleges in Riyadh...
May 7, 2018: Pharmacy (Basel, Switzerland)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29721220/approaches-used-to-care-for-carious-primary-molars-among-pediatric-dentists-and-general-dental-practitioners-in-saudi-arabia
#8
Shatha Aldhilan, Sanaa Al-Haj Ali
Background: The aim of this cross sectional study was (1) to identify and compare the approaches which are used to care for carious primary molars between pediatric dentists (PDs) and general dental practitioners (GDPs) in Saudi Arabia and (2) to evaluate the knowledge level of the most appropriate treatment decisions for both groups with regard to caries in primary molars and its relation with demographic variables. Material and Methods: A random sample of 600 GDPs and all registered PDs (n = 100) in the Saudi dental society in 2016 were emailed a two part questionnaire; the first part included questions about demographic data and the second part investigated knowledge of the participants of the most appropriate treatment decision in four hypothetical case scenarios in which the severity of caries in a single primary first molar differed...
March 2018: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29681941/clinical-anxiety-among-saudi-postgraduate-pediatric-dentistry-students-in-jeddah-city
#9
Manal Almalik, Abeer Alnowaiser, Omar El Meligy, Jamal Sallam, Yusra Balkheyour
Objective: To determine anxiety in relation to gender, Grade Point Average (GPA), level of education and academic and clinical situations in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Also, to identify academic and clinical anxiety levels among postgraduate pediatric dentistry students. Methods: A cross-sectional study at governmental training hospitals was conducted. All registered postgraduate students in pediatric dental programs during the year 2015-2016 were included in the study...
2018: International Journal of Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29670716/knowledge-attitude-and-practice-of-hepatitis-b-virus-infection-among-dental-students-and-interns-in-saudi-arabia
#10
Hashem-Motahir Al-Shamiri, Fadyah-Eid AlShalawi, Tahani-Mohammed AlJumah, Maha-Mohammad AlHarthi, Esraa-Mohammed AlAli, Hanan-Mohammed AlHarthi
Background: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a worldwide healthcare problem. Dental health care professionals are at a high risk of infection by HBV. The present study investigated the knowledge, attitude and practice of HBV infection among Saudi dental students and Interns in Saudi Arabia. Material and Methods: This was a questionnaire-based cross-sectional study. A self-administered questionnaire consisting of questions on students' knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding HBV was used...
January 2018: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29666645/dental-arch-dimensions-in-saudi-adults
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Omar Hamad Alkadhi, Sarah Fahad Almahfouz, Hana Abdulmajeed Tokhtah, Lamia Abdulaziz Binhuwaishel
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the arch dimensions (width, length, and depth) in Saudi Arabia. Materials and Methods: 169 orthodontic models (73 males and 96 females) made of white stone were selected according to inclusion criteria. Measurement of arch dimensions was taken including width, length, and depth at different reference points. Differences between males and females were tested using independent samples t -test. Results: The sample comprised subjects aged 18-33 years old...
2018: International Journal of Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29652754/pattern-of-antibiotic-prescription-for-oral-implant-treatment-among-dentists-in-saudi-arabia
#12
Khalid E El-Kholey, Othman Wali, Aamna Elkomy, Ahmed Almozayen
OBJECTIVE: To investigate antibiotic prophylaxis prescription behavior among dentists practicing dental implant surgery in Saudi Arabia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An observational questionnaire study was conducted in the period between October 2016 and December 2016. A link to an online previously validated questionnaire was sent to a convenience sample of dentists practicing dental implant placement in the different areas of Saudi Arabia. Absolute frequencies were used to describe the data...
April 12, 2018: Implant Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29629332/extent-of-awareness-regarding-oral-health-and-dental-treatment-needs-among-individuals-with-hearing-and-speech-impairments-in-saudi-arabia
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Mohammed Mustafa, Faris Yahya I Asiri, Shahad AlGhannam, Ibrahim Ali Mohammed AlQarni, Mohammed Abdullah AlAteeg, Sukumaran Anil
Objective: This study aims to evaluate the awareness level of the individuals with hearing and speech impairments (deaf and dumb individuals), in relation to their oral health and dental treatment needs. Materials and Methods: The approach of stratified randomization method of sampling was used for the selection of participants. About 240 people with hearing and speech impairments (deaf and dumb) were selected from four cities of Saudi Arabia, which includes AlKharj, Riyadh, Dammam and Abha...
January 2018: Journal of International Society of Preventive & Community Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628758/effect-of-anterior-crowding-or-spacing-on-oral-health-related-quality-of-life-a-cross-sectional-study
#14
Ali H Hassan, Nour M Hobani, Sara M Almokri, Nour M Almokri, Faiza G Alotibi, Ehab N Alshouibi
Introduction: Oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) involves many aspects such as chewing ability, sleeping, social interactions, self-esteem, and satisfaction with life and oral health. The increasing research interest in OHRQoL began only after the shortcomings of previous approaches of treating symptoms only and neglecting the patient's self-perception were revealed. Patients and methods: The current study design is a cross-sectional study of patients who attended King Abdulaziz University Dental Hospital (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) and King Saud University Dental Hospital (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)...
2018: Patient Preference and Adherence
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29623016/evaluation-of-diabetes-care-management-in-primary-clinics-based-on-the-guidelines-of-american-diabetes-association
#15
Ahmed Ismail Albarrak, Rafiuddin Mohammed, Bushra Assery, Dalya Allam, Sarah Al Morit, Reem Al Saleh, Reem Zare'a
Objective: There is a rapid increase in the incidence of diabetes mellitus in Saudi Arabia. Diabetes management is an essential constituent to prevent prognosis of diabetes complications. The main objective of this study was to assess diabetes care in primary clinics based on the guidelines of American Diabetes Association (ADA). Methods: A retrospective study at King Khaled University Hospitals, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A total of 200 patients were randomly selected from the databases of primary care clinics...
January 2018: International Journal of Health Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619496/barriers-to-special-care-patients-with-mental-illness-receiving-oral-healthcare-a-cross-sectional-study-in-the-holy-city-of-makkah-saudi-arabia
#16
Mohsen K Aljabri, Ibrahim Z Gadibalban, Aboelezz M Kalboush, Hesham S Sadek, Hassan H Abed
To assess barriers to patients with mental illness receiving oral healthcare in Makkah city, Saudi Arabia. Methods: This was a 3-month cross-sectional study from the Department of Psychiatry at Al-Noor, Specialist Hospital in Makkah city, Saudi Arabia, between January 2017 and April 2017. A structured questionnaire with closed-ended questions was considered. A total of 161 psychiatric patients were recruited, made up of 81 male (50.3%) and 80 female (49.7%) participants. Simple descriptive statistics were used to define the characteristics of the study variables, through a form of counts and percentages...
April 2018: Saudi Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619373/the-difference-in-cervical-vertebral-skeletal-maturation-between-cleft-lip-palate-and-non-cleft-lip-palate-orthodontic-patients
#17
Waeil Batwa, Khalid Almoammar, Aziza Aljohar, Abdullah Alhussein, Saad Almujel, Khalid H Zawawi
Objective: The aim was to evaluate differences in the cervical vertebral skeletal maturity of unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) and non-cleft lip/palate (non-CLP) Saudi male orthodontic patients. Method: This cross-sectional multicenter study took place at the dental school, King Saud University and King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, between October 2014 and September 2015. The records of Saudi male orthodontic patients with UCLP ( n = 69) were collected...
2018: BioMed Research International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607628/pattern-of-antibiotic-prescription-among-dentists-in-riyadh-saudi-arabia
#18
Jagan K Baskaradoss, Abdulaziz Alrumaih, Abdulrahman Alshebel, Ahmed Alfaqih, Mohammed Aleesa, Saleh Alkhashan, Mohamad Altuwaijri
AIM: The aim of the present study was to investigate the pattern of antibiotic prescription and dentists' awareness about the recent guidelines for antibiotic prescription. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted among 282 dentists practicing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The data were collected from 20 randomly-selected dental clinics from each of the five administrative blocks in Riyadh. In addition, data were also collected from four tertiary care centers and three academic universities...
April 1, 2018: Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29593441/learning-style-preferences-of-dental-students-at-a-single-institution-in-riyadh-saudi-arabia-evaluated-using-the-vark-questionnaire
#19
Mohammad A Aldosari, Aljazi H Aljabaa, Fares S Al-Sehaibany, Sahar F Albarakati
Background: Students differ in their preferred methods of acquiring, processing, and recalling new information. The aim of this study was to investigate the learning style preferences of undergraduate dental students and examine the influence of gender, Grade Point Average (GPA), and academic year levels on these preferences. Methods: The Arabic version of the visual, aural, read/write, and kinesthetic (VARK) questionnaire was administered to 491 students from the first- to the fifth-year academic classes at the College of Dentistry, King Saud University...
2018: Advances in Medical Education and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29549781/is-it-cost-beneficial-to-society-measuring-the-economic-worth-of-dental-residency-training
#20
Omar B Da'ar, Abdulaziz Alshaya
This study estimated whether continued programming of a highly specialized four-year dentistry residency training in Saudi Arabia was cost-beneficial. We utilized a purposive sampling to administer a survey to trainees in major cities. Additionally, we used publically available market information about general practitioners. We employed Benefit-Cost Analysis accounting approach as a conceptual framework. Using general practitioners as the base category, we grouped overall social analytical perspectives into resident trainees and rest of society...
February 19, 2018: Evaluation and Program Planning
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