• Association of Examination Rates with Children's National Caries Indices in Finland 

      Suominen-Taipale, AL; Widström, Eeva; Sund, R (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2009)
    • Capping carious exposures in adults: a randomized controlled trial investigating mineral trioxide aggregate versus calcium hydroxide 

      Kundzina, Rita; Stangvaltaite, Lina; Eriksen, Harald; Kerosuo, Eero N (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-11-28)
      Aim:<br> The aim of this multicentre, parallel-group randomized clinical trial was to compare the effectiveness of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) and a conventional calcium hydroxide liner (CH) as direct pulp capping materials in adult molars with carious pulpal exposure.<br> Methodology:<br> Seventy adults aged 18–55 years were randomly allocated to two parallel arms: MTA (White ProRoot, ...
    • Cochrane Collaboration Systematic Reviews may be based on trials not approved by a research ethics committee 

      Jokstad, Asbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-10-27)
      Systematic reviews (SR) may potentially contain reports of primary trials with ethical problems. The Cochrane Collaboration SRs are considered as the highest standard in evidence-based health care resources. All SRs completed during the last 5 years (2013–2017) under the management of the Oral Health Group of the Cochrane Collaboration were identified. All primary trials included in the Oral Health ...
    • Comparing caries risk profiles between 5- and 10- year-old children with cleft lip and/or palate and non-cleft controls 

      Sundell, Anna Lena; Ullbro, Arne Christer; Marcusson, Agneta; Twetman, Svante (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-07-25)
      Background: Previous studies have suggested that children with oral clefts may have higher caries prevalence in comparison with non-cleft controls but the relative importance of the potential risk factors is not clear. The aim of this study was to compare the caries risk profiles in a group of cleft lip and/or palate (CL(P)) children with non-cleft controls in the same age using a computerized ...
    • Dental anxiety: A comparison of students of dentistry, biology and psychology 

      Storjord, Helene; Teodorsen, Mari; Bergdahl, Jan; Wynn, Rolf; Johnsen, Jan-Are Kolset (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014-09-23)
      Dental anxiety is an important challenge for many patients and clinicians. It is thus of importance to know more about dental students’ own experiences with dental anxiety and their understanding of dental anxiety. The aim was to investigate differences in dental anxiety levels between dental students, psychology students, and biology students at a Norwegian university.
    • Development and validation of an instrument to assess oral health literacy in Norwegian adult dental patients 

      Stein, Linda Maria; Pettersen, Kjell Sverre; Bergdahl, Maud; Bergdahl, Jan (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-02-05)
      Objective: To develop and validate an interview instrument to assess oral health literacy in Norwegian adult dental patients. <p/>Materials and methods: The instrument, Adult Health Literacy Instrument for Dentistry (AHLID), was based on an OECD instrument used to assess general literacy in adults. 130 Norwegian adults (mean age 48 years; 57% women) participated. AHLID included a selection of ...
    • Diversity and anti-fungal susceptibility of Norwegian Candida glabrata clinical isolates 

      Andersen, Kari-Mette; Kristoffersen, Anne Karin; Ingebretsen, André; Vikholt, Katharina Johnsen; Olsen, Ingar; Enersen, Morten; Gaustad, Peter (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-02-08)
      BACKGROUND: Increasing numbers of immunocompromised patients have resulted in greater incidence of invasive fungal infections with high mortality. Candida albicans infections dominate, but during the last decade, Candida glabrata has become the second highest cause of candidemia in the United States and Northern Europe. Reliable and early diagnosis, together with appropriate choice of antifungal ...
    • Effects of the Conceptual Model of Health Literacy as a Risk: A Randomised Controlled Trial in a Clinical Dental Context 

      Stein, Linda Maria; Bergdahl, Maud; Pettersen, Kjell Sverre; Bergdahl, Jan (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-01)
      Numerous conceptual models of health literacy have been proposed in the literature, but very few have been empirically validated in clinical contexts. The aim of this study was to test the effects of the conceptual model of health literacy as a risk in a clinical dental context. A convenience sample of 133 Norwegian-speaking adults was recruited. Participants were randomly allocated to an intervention ...
    • Face and Neck Dermatitis from a Stainless Steel Orthodontic Appliance 

      Ehrnrooth, M; Kerosuo, Heidi Maria (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2009)
    • Five-minute Apgar score ≤ 5 and molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) - a case control study 

      Sidaly, Rivan; Schmalfuss, Andreas Jørn; Skaare, Anne B; Sehic, Amer; Stiris, Tom; Espelid, Ivar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-22)
      Background: The aetiology of molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) is unclear. The asymmetric distribution of MIH in the dentition may indicate that an insult of short duration that affects ameloblasts at a vulnerable stage could be a causative factor. Apgar ≤ 5 at 5 min may indicate asphyxia (hypoxic-ischemic insult) during birth. It was hypnotised that low Apgar score during birth may cause MIH. ...
    • Fracture resistance of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing-generated composite resin-based molar crowns 

      Harada, A; Nakamura, Keisuke; Kanno, Taro; Inagaki, R.; Ørtengren, Ulf Thore; Niwano, Y.; Sasaki, Keiichi; Egusa, Hiroshi (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-02-16)
      The aim of this study was to investigate whether different fabrication processes, such as the computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) system or the manual build-up technique, affect the fracture resistance of composite resin-based crowns. Lava Ultimate (LU), Estenia C&B (EC&B), and lithium disilicate glass-ceramic IPS e.max press (EMP) were used. Four types of molar crowns were ...
    • Fracture resistance of monolithic zirconia molar crowns with reduced thickness 

      Nakamura, Keisuke; Harada, A.; Inagaki, R.; Kanno, Taro; Niwano, Y.; Milleding, Percy; Ørtengren, Ulf Thore (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-01-30)
      Objectives. The purpose of the present study was to analyze the relationship between fracture load of monolithic zirconia crowns and axial/occlusal thickness, and to evaluate the fracture resistance of monolithic zirconia crowns with reduced thickness in comparison with that of monolithic lithium disilicate crowns with regular thickness. Materials and methods. Monolithic zirconia crowns (Lava ...
    • Frequency of visits and examinations in the Public Dental Service in Finland - a retrospective analysis, 2001-2013 

      Linden, Jari; Josefsson, Kim; Widström, Eeva (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-28)
      Background:<br> This study aimed to investigate longitudinally examination and visiting patterns in the Finnish Public Dental Service (PDS) and to relate these to patients’ treatment needs and international recommendations on examination intervals. <br> Methods: <br> Data on patients and their dental visits in the period 2001–2013 were collected from five municipal PDS-units serving a total ...
    • Glimt fra den voksne tannpleierstudent i fleksibel utdanning, sett i lys av teori om voksenpedagogikk : 

      Pedersen, Jorun Elisabeth (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2010)
    • Heavy consumption of dental services; a longitudinal cohort study among Finnish adults 

      Nihtilä, Annamari; Widström, Eeva; Elonheimo, Outi (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background: A reform to Dental Care legislation in 2002 abolished age limits restricting adults’ use of public dental services in Finland. In the Public Dental Service (PDS) unit of Espoo, the proportion of adult patients rose from 36% to 57%. The aim of this study was to investigate heavy use of dental services by adults and its determinants. Methods: A longitudinal cohort study was undertaken ...
    • Language of motivation and emotion in an internet support group for smoking cessation: Explorative use of automated content analysis to measure regulatory focus 

      Johnsen, Jan-Are Kolset; Vambheim, Sara Magelssen; Wynn, Rolf; Wangberg, Silje C (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      The present study describes a novel approach to the identification of the motivational processes in text data extracted from an Internet support group (ISG) for smoking cessation. Based on the previous findings that a “prevention” focus might be more relevant for maintaining behavior change, it was hypothesized that 1) language use (ie, the use of emotional words) signaling a “promotion” focus would ...
    • Light-curing units used in dentistry: factors associated with heat development – potential risk for patients 

      Mouhat, Mathieu; Mercer, James; Stangvaltaite, Lina; Ørtengren, Ulf Thore (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-10-01)
      Objectives:<br>To investigate how heat development in the pulp chamber and coronal surface of natural teeth with and without cusps subjected to irradiance using light-emitting diode (LED)–light-curing units (LCUs) is associated with (i) irradiance, (ii) time, (iii) distance, and (iv) radiant exposure.<br> Materials and methods:<br>Three different LED-LCUs were used. Their irradiance was measured ...
    • Long-Term Effect of Erythritol on Dental Caries Development during Childhood: A Posttreatment Survival Analysis 

      Falony, G; Honkala, Sisko; Runnel, R; Olak, J; Nommela, R; Russak, S; Saag, M; Makinen, P-L; Makinen, K; Valhberg, T; Honkala, Eino (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-12)
      Objective: Assess the effect of daily consumption of erythritol, xylitol, and sorbitol candies on caries development in mixed dentition during a three-year intervention and three years after the intervention. Methods: 485 Estonian first and second grade primary school children participated. Children were randomly allocated to an erythritol, xylitol, or sorbitol (control) group. Polyol-containing ...
    • Longitudinal Evidence for Smaller Hippocampus Volume as a Vulnerability Factor for Perceived Stress 

      Lindgren, Lenita; Bergdahl, Jan; Nyberg, Lars (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Hippocampal volume has been found to be smaller in individuals with stress-related disorders, but it remains unclear whether smaller volume is a consequence of stress or rather a vulnerability factor. Here, we examined this issue by relating stress levels to hippocampal volumes in healthy participants examined every 5 years in a longitudinal population-based study. Based on scores of 25- to ...