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  • Self-reported sleep quality with mandibular advancement device or continuous positive airway pressure: A randomized clinical trial on patients with mild and moderate obstructive sleep apnea 

    Berg, Lars Martin; Ankjell, Torun Karina Solheim; Trovik, Tordis A; Sjögren, Anders; Rikardsen, Oddveig G; Moen, Ketil; Sun, Yi-Qian; Bugten, Vegard (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2020)
    <i>Study</i> - objectives To compare self-reported sleep quality, treatment compliance and respiratory event index (REI) after 4 months of treatment with mandibular advancement device (MAD) or continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in mild and moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). <p> <p><i>Methods</i> - 104 patients with mild or moderate OSA were randomly allocated to MAD or CPAP treatment, ...
  • Detection of mobile genetic elements associated with antibiotic resistance in Salmonella enterica using a newly developed web tool: MobileElementFinder 

    Johansson, Markus H; Bortolaia, Valeria; Tansirichaiya, Supathep; Aarestrup, Frank M.; Roberts, Adam P.; Petersen, Thomas Nordahl (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-03)
    <i>Objectives</i> - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in clinically relevant bacteria is a growing threat to public health globally. In these bacteria, antimicrobial resistance genes are often associated with mobile genetic elements (MGEs), which promote their mobility, enabling them to rapidly spread throughout a bacterial community.<p> <i>Methods</i> - The tool MobileElementFinder was developed ...
  • Dental care for drug users in Norway: Dental professionals’ attitudes to treatment and experiences with interprofessional collaboration 

    Hovden, Ewa Alicja Szyszko; Ansteinsson, Vibeke; Volden Klepaker, Ingrid; Widström, eeva; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-31)
    <i>Background</i> - The present study aimed to assess dental professionals’ attitudes and experiences related to the dental treatment of drug users and to interprofessional collaboration with the rehabilitation institutions (RIs).<p> <p><i>Methods</i> - The study population comprised 141 dentists and dental hygienists (response rate 73%) working in the Public Dental Service (PDS) in three counties ...
  • Risken för smitta genom aerosol i tandvårdskliniken 

    Gussgard, Anne Margrete; Valen, Håkon; Olsvik, Ørjan; Jokstad, Asbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-10)
    Aerosolutveckling i samband med behandling i munhålan kan innebära risk för smittöverföring mellan patienter och tandvårdspersonal. Denna artikel beskriver vilka situationer och procedurer som orsakar mikrobiella aerosoler i tandvårdskliniken. Smittrisken för infektiös aerosol beskrivs med exempel från några bakteriella och virusöverförbara sjukdomar i tandvårdskliniken.
  • Suboptimal light curing and direct exposure to water of two contemporary composites: degree of conversion, sorption, solubility, and Knoop hardness 

    Wikant, Aksel; Ørtengren, Ulf Thore; Hakeberg, Magnus; Gedde, Ulf Wiel (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-18)
    The water sorption and solubility of two polymer resin‐based dental composite materials were assessed in order to evaluate the effects of immediate post‐cure water exposure on the water sensitivity of the composites. Each material was tested with two different light curing setups. The radiant exposure of the two curing setups differed by a factor of 5. After exposure to water and subsequent drying, ...
  • Salivary Oral Microbiome of Children With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: A Norwegian Cross-Sectional Study 

    Frid, Paula; Baraniya, Divyashri; Halbig, Josefine Mareile; Rypdal, Veronika Gjertsen; Songstad, Nils Thomas; Rosén, Annika; Berstad, Johanna Elisabeth Rykke; Flatø, Berit; Alakwaa, Fadhl; Gil, Elisabeth Grut; Cetrelli, Lena Elisabet; Chen, Tsute; Al-hebshi, Nezar Noor; Nordal, Ellen Berit; Al-Haroni, Mohammed (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-11-04)
    <i>Background</i>: The oral microbiota has been connected to the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis through activation of mucosal immunity. The objective of this study was to characterize the salivary oral microbiome associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), and correlate it with the disease activity including gingival inflammation.<p> <i>Methods</i>: Fifty-nine patients with JIA ...
  • Comparison of antimicrobial prescribing for dental and oral infections in England and Scotland with Norway and Sweden and their relative contribution to national consumption 2010-2016 

    Smith, Andrew; Al-Mahdi, Rania; Malcolm, William; Palmer, Nikolaus; Dahlen, Gunnar; Al-Haroni, Mohammed (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-16)
    <p><i>Background - </i>Prescribing in dental practice has a relatively small but important contribution to the quantity of antibiotics prescribed in primary care. This study aimed to analyse antibiotic prescribing in dentistry over time (2010–2016) in 4 different Northern European countries and their relative contribution to national outpatients consumption. <p><i>Methods - </i>This retrospective ...
  • In vitro Candida albicans biofilm formation on different titanium surface topographies 

    Mouhat, Mathieu; Moorehead, Robert; Murdoch, Craig (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-09)
    <i>Objectives</i> - To investigate if differences in titanium implant surface topography influence <i>Candida albicans</i> biofilm formation.<p> <p><i>Materials and Methods</i> - Titanium discs were prepared and characterized using a profilometer: Group A (<i>R</i><sub>a</sub> 0.15 µm, smooth), Group B (<i>R</i> <sub>a</sub> 0.64 µm, minimally rough) and Group C (<i>R</i> <sub>a</sub> 1.3 µm, ...
  • Erosive Tooth Wear among Adults in Lithuania: A Cross Sectional National Oral Health Study 

    Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Alina, Pūrienė; Indre, Stankeviciene; Jolanta, Aleksejūnienė (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-09-16)
    <i>Introduction</i>: Erosive tooth wear has a multifactorial origin, where multiple risks contribute to its initiation and subsequent progression. The prevalence of tooth wear varies among countries; therefore, national studies are needed to examine the prevalence of this condition and its associated determinants. <p> <p><i>Materials and Methods</i>: A sample of this national study included a ...
  • Piezoelectric bone surgery for implant site preparation compared with conventional drilling techniques: A systematic review, meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis 

    Stacchi, Claudio; Bassi, Francesco; Troiano, Giuseppe; Rapani, Antonio; Lombardi, Teresa; Jokstad, Asbjørn; Sennerby, Lars; Schierano, Gianmario (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-18)
    <p><i>Purpose:</i> To evaluate whether the use of piezoelectric bone surgery (PBS) for implant site preparation reduces surgical time, improves implant stability, preserves marginal bone level and improves the survival rate of oral implants compared with conventional drilling techniques. <p><i>Materials and methods:</i> This meta-analysis followed the PRISMA (preferred reporting items for systematic ...
  • Perceived Stress and Associated Factors in Russian Medical and Dental Students: A Cross-Sectional Study in North-West Russia 

    Drachev, Sergei Nikolaevich; Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Bolstad, Napat Limchaichana; Johnsen, Jan-Are Kolset; Yushmanova, TN; Trovik, Tordis A (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-27)
    The aim was to assess perceived stress (PS) and factors associated with PS in Russian medical and dental students. A total of 406 medical and 283 dental students aged 18–25 years that attended the Northern State Medical University in Arkhangelsk, North-West Russia participated in this cross-sectional study. A structured, self-administered questionnaire was used to collect information on socio-demographic ...
  • Oral health-related quality of life among students of the Medical University in the Russian Arctic 

    Popov, VA; Vyborova, PS; Gordienko, AA; Moseev, RI; Yushmanova, TN; Gorbatova, Maria A.; Drachev, Sergei Nikolaevich (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The aim is to assess oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and factors associated with OHRQoL among the students of the medical university. Methods. The cross-sectional study included 308 Russian speaking third year students aged 19-25 years from the Faculty of General Medicine, Paediatrics, Preventive Medicine and Dentistry of the Northern State Medical University (NSMU), Arkhangelsk, Russian ...
  • Dental Health Services Response to COVID-19 in Norway 

    Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Uhlen, Marte-Mari Nordsetmoen; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Hovden, Ewa Alicja Szyszko; Shabestari, Maziar; Ansteinsson, Vibeke Elise (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-12)
    We aimed to investigate the management of urgent dental care, the perception of risk and workplace preparedness among dental staff in Norway during the COVID-19 pandemic. An electronic questionnaire regarding the strictest confinement period in Norway (13 March–17 April 2020) was distributed to dental staff. Among the 1237 respondents, 727 (59%) treated patients, of whom 170 (14%) worked in clinics ...
  • Quantification of porosity in composite resins delivered by injectable syringes using X-ray microtomography 

    Nilsen, Bo Wold; Mouhat, Mathieu; Jokstad, Asbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-06)
    <i>Objective</i>: To assess whether composite polymer resin delivered in compules include pores and the possible effect on the amount of porosity in dental restorations.<p> <p><i>Method and materials</i>: Original compules containing unpolymerised composite polymer resin (CPR) were scanned in a micro-CT. Four products were examined, which comprised universal composites (Herculite XRV Ultra, Ceram.X ...
  • Heat Development in the Pulp Chamber During Curing Process of Resin-Based Composite Using Multi-Wave LED Light Curing Unit 

    Nilsen, Bo Wold; Mouhat, Mathieu; Haukland, Torbjørn; Örtengren, Ulf Tore; Mercer, James B (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-08)
    <i>Objective</i>: The study aimed to investigate factors contributing to heat development during light curing of a flowable bulk-fill resin-based composite (SDR<sup>TM</sup>, Lot # 602000876, Dentsply Sirona, Konstanz, Germany) (RBC).<p><p> <i>Materials and Methods</i>: Temperatures were measured with calibrated thermocouples. A multi-wave light-emitting diode (LED) light curing unit (LCU) was ...
  • Comparison of antimicrobial prescribing for dental and oral infections in England and Scotland with Norway and Sweden and their relative contribution to national consumption 2010–2016 

    Smith, Andrew; Al-Mahdi, Rania; Malcolm, William; Palmer, Nikolaus; Dahlén, Gunnar; Al-Haroni, Mohammed (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-16)
    <i>Background</i> - Prescribing in dental practice has a relatively small but important contribution to the quantity of antibiotics prescribed in primary care. This study aimed to analyse antibiotic prescribing in dentistry over time (2010–2016) in 4 different Northern European countries and their relative contribution to national outpatients consumption.<p><p> <i>Methods</i> - This retrospective ...
  • Friedman Score in Relation to Compliance and Treatment Response in Nonsevere Obstructive Sleep Apnea 

    Berg, Lars Martin; Ankjell, Torun Karina Solheim; Sun, Yi-Qian; Trovik, Tordis A; Sjögren, Anders; Rikardsen, Oddveig G; Moen, Ketil; Hellem, Sølve; Bugten, Vegard (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-19)
    Nonsevere obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is most often treated with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device or a mandibular advancement splint (MAS). However, patient compliance with these treatments is difficult to predict. Improvement in apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) is also somewhat unpredictable in MAS treatment. In this study, we investigated the association between Friedman tongue ...
  • Impact of polyols on oral microbiome of Estonian schoolchildren 

    Štšepetova, Jelena; Truu, Jaak; Runnel, Riina; Nõmmela, Rita; Saag, Mare; Olak, Jaana; Nõlvak, Hiie; Preem, Jens-Konrad; Oopkaup, Kristjan; Krjutškov, Kaarel; Honkala, Eino; Honkala, Sisko; Mäkinen, Kauko; Mäkinen, Pirkko-Liisa; Vahlberg, Tero; Vermeiren, Joan; Bosscher, Douwina; de Cock, Peter; Mändar, Reet (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-18)
    <i>Background</i> - Oral microbiome has significant impact on both oral and general health. Polyols have been promoted as sugar substitutes in prevention of oral diseases. We aimed to reveal the effect of candies containing erythritol, xylitol or control (sorbitol) on salivary microbiome.<p><p> <i>Methods</i> - Ninety children (11.3 ± 0.6 years) consumed candies during 3 years. Microbial ...
  • Self-reported psychological problems amongst undergraduate dental students: A pilot study in seven European countries 

    Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Pūrienė, Alina; Chałas, Renata; Hysi, Dorjan; Katrova, Lydia; Nacaite, Marija; Nikolovska, Julijana; Oancea, Roxana; Berlin, Vilija (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-29)
    <i>Aim</i> - To map psychological problems amongst undergraduate dental students with a focus on different time points in clinical work in seven Eastern European and Scandinavian countries.<p><p> <i>Materials and Methods</i> - A total of 1063 3rd‐ and 5th‐year dental students (response rate 70%) participated in this pilot study and completed a pre‐tested, structured questionnaire, which ...
  • Visitors? experiences of public and private dental care in Sweden in 1992?2012 

    Pälvärinne, Raimo; Birkhed, Dowen; Forsberg, Birger; Widström, eeva (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-08-22)
    <i>Aim</i> - The aim was to compare adult patients’ experiences of public and private dental care in Sweden over time from the ages of 50 and 70 years, between 1992 and 2012.<p><p> <i>Materials and methods</i> - Data on visiting patterns, oral health, fees and satisfaction were obtained from a questionnaire study every 5 years in 1992–2012 and analysed by using the Chi-square test and logistic ...

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