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Using Normalisation Process Theory to investigate the implementation of school-based oral health promotion.

CONCLUSIONS: A large gap exists between available research evidence and translation of evidence in OHPI in community settings. Effectiveness of OHPI requires not only an awareness of evidence of clinical effectiveness but also synthesised information about change mechanisms and implementation protocols. PMID: 28872807 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Community Dental Health - Category: Dentistry Tags: Community Dent Health Source Type: research

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We focus on scalable public health interventions that prevent and delay the development of caries and enhance resistance to dental caries lesions. These interventions should occur throughout the life cycle, and need to be age appropriate. Mitigating disease transmission and enhancing resistance are achieved through use of various fluorides, sugar substitutes, mechanical barriers such as pit-and-fissure sealants, and antimicrobials. A key aspect is counseling and other behavioral interventions that are designed to promote use of disease transmission-inhibiting and tooth resistance-enhancing agents. Advocacy for public water...
Source: Dental Clinics of North America - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research
Oral epidemiology involves studying and investigating the distribution and determinants of dental-related diseases in a specified population group to inform decisions in the management of health problems. In oral epidemiology studies, the hypothesis is typically followed by a cogent study design and data collection. Appropriate statistical analysis is essential to demonstrate the scientific association between the independent factors and the target variable. Analysis also helps to develop and build a statistical model. Poisson regression and its extensions have gained more attention in caries epidemiology than other workin...
Source: Caries Research - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Conclusion Our results showed that H. pylori could destroy the balance between S. mutans and S. sanguinis in oral biofilm, creating an advantageous environment for S. mutans, which became the dominant bacteria, promoting the formation and development of dental caries.
Source: Journal of Applied Oral Science - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Abstract Since the classical epidemiological studies by Dean, it has been known that there should be an optimum level of exposure to fluoride that would be able to provide the maximum protection against caries, with minimum dental fluorosis. The "optimal" daily intake of fluoride for children (0.05-0.07 mg per kilogram bodyweight) that is still accepted worldwide was empirically determined. In the present review, we discuss the appropriateness of the current guidance for fluoride intake, in light of the windows of susceptibility to caries and fluorosis, the modern trends of fluoride intake from multiple ...
Source: Adv Dent Res - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Adv Dent Res Source Type: research
Conclusion: These results demonstrate that Dryobalanops lanceolata oil has high antimicrobial activity for bacterial that cause dental caries disease and are antioxidant.
Source: Research Journal of Medicinal Plant - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Authors: Minervini G, Romano A, Petruzzi M, Maio C, Serpico R, Lucchese A, Candotto V, Di Stasio D Abstract Orofaciodigital syndromes (OFD) are rare genetical disorders characterized by malformations of the mouth (oris), face (facies), hands and feet (digitus = finger, toe). It is still impossible to fully understand the whole spectrum of all dysfunctions due to OFD, since the expressions of the syndrome vary in each patient. There are various alterations, thoroughly described in literature that can affect the oral cavity such as dental caries, abnormal teeth, enamel hypoplasia, supernumerary teeth and dental agene...
Source: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: J Biol Regul Homeost Agents Source Type: research
Authors: Minervini G, Romano A, Petruzzi M, Maio C, Serpico R, Di Stasio D, Lucchese A Abstract Orofaciodigital syndrome (OFD) is a group of hereditary disorders identified by malformations of the mouth (oris), face (facies), hands and feet (digitus=finger and toe). Although there are several different types reported in the literature, there is a great overlap in their clinical presentation. The full spectrum of all disorders due to OFD is not yet fully understood, since each patient shows variations in the expression of the syndrome. In the oral cavity, teeth are often affected by various alterations, such as dent...
Source: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: J Biol Regul Homeost Agents Source Type: research
Polyphenols found in red wine helped fend off harmful bacteria in the mouth, a study finds.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
AbstractRestorative filling materials used for dental caries prevention and treatment consist of various components including monomers or oligomers, which play a significant role in forming the main structure of these materials, as well as in characterising their physical, mechanical and chemical properties. The necessity for the development and improvement of structural characteristics of polymeric dental filling materials intended for caries prevention and their life duration increase served as the initiating factor of our research. According to the research purpose and challenges, we studied the changes in the physical,...
Source: EPMA Journal - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Review examines the evidence on: 1) the health impacts of sugary beverages on children's health (obesity, diabetes risk, dental caries, and caffeine-related effects); 2) the health impact of substituting SSBs with other drinks; and 3) the role of taste preferences in SSB consumption patterns.
Source: PHPartners.org - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
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