International Dental Journal
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- CSA, Proquest, and Wiley from 1996
A cross-sectional survey investigating the care of the primary dentition by general dental practitioners working in Japan and England.
To compare treatment decisions about primary dentistry made by Japanese and English general dental practitioners (GDPs). Four clinical scenarios were used to ascertain the clinical opinions of GDPs about what treatment to offer a 6-year-old boy with a carious molar. The first and second scenarios we...
Endemic fluorosis among 14-year-old Yemeni adolescents: an exploratory survey.
To assess the extent of fluorosis in a representative sample of 14-year-old Yemeni adolescents. A random sample of 2400 14-year-old Yemeni adolescents, equally distributed by gender, zone and locations, participated in the study. Fluorosis was identified using photographs for measuring Dean's Fluoro...
Perceptions of intimidation and bullying in dental schools: a multi-national study.
This multi-national study highlights that intimidation and bullying is prevalent within dental teaching and training environments. Future research is needed to explore their impact on students' wellbeing and academic progress as well as on patient care. Clinical Implications: Dentists are the best r...
Integrating oral health into primary health care--experiences in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nepal and Tanzania.
When primary health care (PHC) was developed and implemented in developing countries, oral health was not included. The present consequences are marked disparities in the distribution of oral health care, since conventional dentistry can only serve relatively few people and at high costs. Oral healt...
Periodontal needs of developing nations--the practitioner's view.
Periodontal health care is needed in developing as in developed countries. It is understood that many of the developing countries do not have the financial capabilities to provide such care. The model for developing periodontal care in communities that has been recommended by the Joint Working group...
Community periodontal index and treatment needs values (CPITN) in a factory worker group in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of periodontal disease and the treatment needs in a population of 214 factory workers in Romania. Of those examined, 9.34 per cent were in periodontal health (code 0), 21.49 per cent had gingival bleeding (code 1), 18.69 per cent had supra- or sub...
Knowledge and opinions about dental human health resources planning in Mexico.
Dental human health resource planning (DHHRP), or manpower planning in Mexico has been plagued by fundamental contradictions. In spite of having trained a great many dentists in the past two decades, the dental health status of the population has not significantly improved. Concurrently, the relativ...
Clinical evaluation of five adhesive systems: three-year results.
Five dentine adhesive systems (four resin-based dentine bonding agents and one polyacid-modified composite resin) were evaluated clinically in non-undercut Class V 'abrasion' lesions. The loss rate of restorations varied from 26 per cent to 95 per cent at three years among the five systems. Products...
Dental hygiene practice: international profile and future directions.
Results of an international survey on dental hygiene are reported. The survey was conducted in 1988 through the International Dental Hygienists' Federation as part of a project to establish and maintain an international database on the profession. Information was collected by mail from national dent...
Classification of periodontal diseases.
The classification of periodontal diseases used and taught in the Department of Periodontology at The University of Sarajevo, Yugoslavia is presented and explained. The classification is the result of nearly 20 years' work. It is based on the inflammatory process and a combination of topography, mor...