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    • 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 ...
    • 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; 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.
    • 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 ...
    • Differences in emotional and pain-related language in tweets about dentists and medical doctors: Text-analysis of Twitter content 

      Johnsen, Jan-Are Kolset; Eggesvik, Trude Benedikte; Rørvik, Thea Heyerdahl; Hansen, Miriam Wöhlert; Wynn, Rolf; Kummervold, Per Egil (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-06)
      <p><i>Background - </i>Social media provides people with easy ways to communicate their attitudes and feelings to a wide audience. Many people, unfortunately, have negative associations and feelings about dental treatment due to former painful experiences. Previous research indicates that there might be a pervasive and negative occupational stereotype related to dentists and that this stereotype is ...
    • 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 ...
    • Dog-assisted therapy in the dental clinic. Part B. Hazards and assessment of potential risks to the health and safety of the dental therapy dog 

      Gussgard, Anne Margrete; Weese, J.Scott; Hensten, Arne; Jokstad, Asbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-08-20)
      <i>Background</i> - A dental therapy dog may help anxious patients in the dental clinic overcome their fear and facilitate the completion of necessary dental care. Dental clinic activities are associated with hazards that may pose potential risks to the health and safety of the dental therapy dog.<p> <p><i>Objectives</i> - To describe potential hazards associated with risks to health and safety ...
    • Dog-assisted therapy in the dental clinic: Part A - Hazards and assessment of potential risks to the health and safety of humans 

      Gussgard, Anne Margrete; Weese, J.Scott; Hensten, Arne; Jokstad, Asbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-08-16)
      <i>Background</i> - Dog‐assisted therapy in the dental clinic may be an attractive alternative to sedation for anxious patients. Including a dental therapy dog in a clinical setting introduces new hazards and potential risks to health and safety for both humans and animal.<p> <p><i>Objectives</i> - The study aims to describe potential hazards associated with risks to humans by having a therapy ...
    • The effect of smear layer removal on E. faecalis leakage and bond strength of four resin-based root canal sealers 

      Andriukaitiene, Laura; Song, Xiaobo; Yang, Nannan; Lippo V. J., Lassila; K. Vallittu, Pekka; Kerosuo, Eero (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-13)
      <p><i>Background</i>: The aim of the study was to assess bacterial sealability and bonding ability of methacrylate-based Resilon (RS, SybronEndo), Endo Rez (ER, Ultradent Products Inc), and epoxy-based AH Plus (AH, Dentsply/DeTrey), MTA Fill Apex (MTAF, Angelus Soluções Odontológicas) root canal sealers, and the effect of the smear layer removal on the sealability.</p> <p><i>Methods</i>: One ...
    • 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 ...
    • European Society of Endodontology position statement: Management of deep caries and the exposed pulp 

      Duncan, Henry F.; Galler, Kerstin; Tomson, Phillip L.M.; Simon, Stephanie; El-Karim, Ikhlas; Kundzina, Rita; Krastl, Gabriel; Dammaschke, Till; Fransson, Helena; Markvart, Merete; Zehnder, Matthias; Bjørndal, Lars (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-21)
      This position statement on the management of deep caries and the exposed pulp represents the consensus of an expert committee, convened by the European Society of Endodontology (ESE). Preserving the pulp in a healthy state with sustained vitality, preventing apical periodontitis and developing minimally invasive biologically based therapies are key themes within contemporary clinical endodontics. ...
    • Face and Neck Dermatitis from a Stainless Steel Orthodontic Appliance 

      Ehrnrooth, M; Kerosuo, Heidi Maria (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2009)