The present study aimed to discuss the knowledge, attitude and behaviour of dental health care providers towards electronic health record system in Saudi Arabia.
The study adopted a questionnaire survey in which information regarding demographics, maintenance and effectiveness of electronic health record systems (EHRs) were mentioned. The data were collected from 270 participants...
Pre‐school dental caries is a significant public health problem and may be associated with the growth and nutritional status of children. This study aimed to investigate the association between body mass index (BMI) and early childhood caries (ECC) among pre‐school children.
This population‐based retrospective study involves all 5‐year‐old children who resided in northern New Zealand...
In this paper, we describe the design, program details, and baseline demographics and oral health of participants in ForsythKids, a regional, comprehensive, school‐based mobile caries prevention program.
We solicited all Massachusetts elementary schools with greater than 50% of students receiving free or reduced‐price meals. Six schools initially elected to participate, ultimately...
Oral health is affected by dietary practices and may impact quality of life. Collaboration between dietetics and dental professionals for oral health promotion and disease prevention is recommended. The present study aimed to determine the knowledge and practice of dentists and dietitians on diet and dental health.
The study comprised a cross‐sectional online questionnaire, which...
To assess the impact of COVID‐19 on oral hygiene (OH) awareness, attitude towards dental treatment, fear of infection and economic impact in the Middle East.
This survey was performed by online distribution of questionnaires in three countries in the Middle East (Jordan, Iraq and Egypt). The questionnaire consisted of five sections: the first section was aimed at collecting demographic...
To describe CHAMP (Children's Oral Health Promotion Program) evaluating the impact of two motivational methods in increasing dental care access.
CHAMP is a multi‐dimensional oral health promotion programme that recruited and screened underprivileged children/families from community sites in Los Angeles County between 2012 and 2018. A randomized clinical trial (RCT) enrolled children/families...
This study provides the first evidence on the determinants of uptake of two recent public dental benefit programs for Australian children and adolescents from disadvantaged families. Using longitudinal data from a nationally representative survey linked to administrative data with accurate information on eligibility and uptake, we find that only a third of all eligible families actually claim their...
Approximately 50% of patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) initially were seen with advanced disease. We aimed to evaluate the association of epidemiologic factors with advanced HNC at diagnosis.
The OraRad multicenter prospective cohort study enrolled HNC patients receiving curative‐intent radiation therapy. Factors assessed for association with advanced HNC presentation...
There are significant inequalities in oral health status between Aboriginal and non‐Aboriginal children in Australia, particularly where the children have insufficient access to various forms of fluoride. There has been a growing interest in seeing fluoride varnish programs used more widely for Aboriginal children due to proven effectiveness. Despite this, there has been limited scale‐up...
Oral health may be poorer in adults with intellectual disabilities (IDs) who rely on carer support and medications with increased dental risks.
Record linkage study of dental outcomes, and associations with anticholinergic (e.g. antipsychotics) and sugar‐containing liquid medication, in adults with IDs compared with age–sex–neighbourhood deprivation‐matched general population...
Our aim in this study was to examine the effect of chronotype differences and night eating syndrome on dental health parameters such as the decay‐missing‐filled teeth (DMFT) index, the severity of the periodontal disease and the number of endodontically treated teeth in patients admitted to the dental clinic.
The participants, 210 patients, filled out a package of psychological...
The prevalence, distribution, and location of dental caries were studied in complete and partial human dentitions dating from the Viking Age dating (900–1050 AD) excavated in Kopparsvik on island of Gotland, Sweden. 18 individuals and a total of 370 teeth were examined, using a strong light source and dental probe. Carious lesions were found in a large number of the individuals, 14 out of 18. The...
Psychiatric inpatients suffer from poorer oral health than the general population, and difficulties in accessing necessary dental treatment remain even when a dedicated dental service is available within the psychiatric hospital. The aim of this study was to identify barriers to access dental care from the point of view of dentists working within French psychiatric hospitals.
To delineate the pathways between the parental and individual determinants of dental caries and dental visit behaviours among children, using path analysis.
The study employed an observational design; the study sample consisted of 583 parent‐child dyads. Data were collected using a sociodemographic and oral health behaviour form, the Parenting Styles and Dimensions Questionnaire,...
To describe the characteristics of patients who used the Royal Flying Doctor Service dental clinics and determine Royal Flying Doctor Service and non‐Royal Flying Doctor Service dental service provision in mainland Australia.
A prospective cohort study.
All Royal Flying Doctor Service dental clinics located throughout rural and remote Australia.
The aim of the study was to examine the prevalence of third molars in panoramic radiographs in a population‐based study of adults aged ≥30 years.
Out of a sample of 8028 inhabitants of Finland, selected with two‐staged stratified cluster‐sampling method for the Health 2000 Survey, 5989 participated in clinical oral examination and panoramic radiography. Mean age was 52.5 years...
Income inequalities in access to dental care have been reported worldwide. While geographical accessibility may affect inequalities, no study has examined whether the use of public transportation reduces income inequalities in access to dental care. Therefore, we examined whether the use of public transportation is associated with reduced income inequalities in access to dental care.
To understand the potential impact of exposure misclassification on water fluoridation studies in England, this paper aims to describe the long‐term variation in water fluoride concentrations in both artificially and naturally fluoridated water supplies.
Water fluoridation dose monitoring data were requested from all five English public water suppliers who artificially fluoridate...
People following a vegetarian diet could be more prone to oral health problems than people following a nonvegetarian diet. The aim of this systematic review was to examine the possible impacts of following a vegetarian diet on dental hard tissues, focusing on caries development, dental erosion and number of natural teeth.
PubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science and CINAHL were searched...
To present the impact of the financial crisis on health status and dental health in Greece and compare it to the European Union and Finland and to identify any changes in health‐related expenditure focusing on pharmaceutical expenditure and generic medicines.
Databases as Scopus, Pubmed, Google Scholar, World Health Organization, Eurostat, and Elstat were used...
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