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    • Adults’ dental treatment in 2001–2013 in Finnish public dental service 

      Lindén, J.; Widström, Eeva; Sinkkonen, Jari (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-04-21)
      <i>Background</i> - All adults over 17 years of age have access to the Public Dental Service after the Finnish Dental Care Reform in 2001–2002. This study aimed to survey the treatment needs and treatment measures provided for adult patients and changes in these during the period 2001–2013.<p> <p><i>Methods</i> - Sing each person’s unique identifier, demographic data on dental visits during the ...
    • Aerosol i tannhelseklinikken Del 1: Risiko for smitte 

      Gussgard, Anne Margrete; Valen, Håkon; Olsvik, Ørjan; Jokstad, Asbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Aerosolutvikling i sammenheng med behandling i munnhulen kan innebære risiko for smitteoverføring mellom pasienter og tannhelsepersonell. Denne artikkelen (Del 1) beskriver hva aerosol er og mulig innvirkning for helse. Hovedfokus i denne artikkelen er mikrobielle aerosoler, og hvilke situasjoner og prosedyrer som forårsaker mikrobielle aerosoler i tannhelseklinikken. Det produseres forskjellige ...
    • Aerosol i tannhelseklinikken. Del 2: Tiltak for å begrense smitte 

      Gussgard, Anne Margrete; Valen, Håkon; Olsvik, Ørjan; Jokstad, Asbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Aerosoler blir generert i sammenheng med flere behandlingsprosedyrer og situasjoner i tannhelseklinikken. Aerosoler i tannhelseklinikken kan være infeksiøse og føre til smitte mellom tannhelsepersonell og pasienter. Forskjellige tiltak for å begrense smitte fra infeksiøs aerosol, beskrives og diskuteres. Det er urealistisk å forvente at lokale aerosoler kan elimineres i sammenheng med behandling i ...
    • Airborne exposure to gaseous and particle-associated organic substances in resin-based dental materials during restorative procedures 

      Nilsen, Bo Wold; Jensen, Einar; Õrtengren, Ulf; Bang, Berit; Michelsen, Vibeke Barman (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-16)
      Dental composite dust has been shown to act as a vehicle for methacrylates in vivo/in vitro. The objective of this study was to assess airborne exposure of dental personnel to gaseous and particle‐associated organic constituents from resin‐based dental materials in a simulated clinic. Sampling of total aerosol fractions and gaseous substances was performed by dental students carrying particle filters ...
    • 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, ...
    • Changes in dental anxiety among 15‐ to 21‐year‐olds. A 2‐year longitudinal analysis based on the Tromsø study: Fit futures 

      Nermo, Hege; Willumsen, Tiril; Johnsen, Jan-Are Kolset (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-08)
      <i>Objective</i>: Identify predictive variables related to the development and continuation of high dental anxiety among young people over 2 years and assess differences between youth experiencing increased, decreased or unchanged dental anxiety scores over time.<p> <p><i>Methods</i>: An observational panel study of 15‐to 21‐year‐old people in Tromsø and Balsfjord region followed students from ...
    • Children and adolescents dental treatment in 2001-2013 in the Finnish public dental service 

      Lindén, J.; Widström, Eeva; Sinkkonen, Jari (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-01)
      <i>Background</i> - The Public Dental Service (PDS) in Finland has catered for the overwhelming majority of the young for more than 50 years. They have had examinations, preventive measures and all other necessary treatment free of charge. This study aimed to survey the treatment needs and treatment measures provided for children and adolescents and changes in these during the period 2001–2013.<p> ...
    • 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 ...
    • Common social determinants for overweight and obesity, and dental caries among adolescents in Northern Norway: a cross-sectional study from the Tromsø Study Fit Futures cohort 

      Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Furberg, Anne-Sofie; Drachev, Sergei Nikolaevich; Trovik, Tordis A (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-02-05)
      <i>Background</i> - Non-communicable general and oral health conditions share common risk factors. Studies investigating common social determinants as risk factors for overweight/obesity and dental caries among the same adolescents are scarce and inconclusive.<p><p> <i>Methods</i> - This cross-sectional study included data from 464 girls and 494 boys from the population-based Tromsø study Fit ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Determination of copy number and circularization ratio of Tn916-Tn1545 family of conjugative transposons in oral streptococci by droplet digital PCR 

      Lunde, Tracy Munthali; Al-Haroni, Mohammed; Roberts, Adam P. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-06)
      <p><I>Background</I>: Tn916 and Tn1545 are paradigms of a large family of related, broad host range, conjugative transposons that are widely distributed in bacteria and contribute to the spread of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs). Variation in the copy number (CN) of Tn916-Tn1545 elements and the circularization ratio (CR) may play an important role in propagation of ARGs carried by these ...
    • 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 ...