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Differences in emotional and pain-related language in tweets about dentists and medical doctors: Text-analysis of Twitter content
(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 ...
Dog-assisted therapy in the dental clinic: Part A - Hazards and assessment of potential risks to the health and safety of humans
(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 ...
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
(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 ...
Periodontitis and quality of life: What is the role of socioeconomic status, sense of coherence, dental service use and oral health practices? An exploratory theory-guided analysis on a Norwegian population
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-22)
<p><i>Aim</i> - To utilise Andersen's behavioural model for health services’ use as the theoretical framework to examine direct and indirect relationships between population characteristics, oral health behaviours and periodontitis and oral health impacts. <p><i>Materials and methods</i> - The model was tested in a general adult population (n = 1,886) in Norway, using structural equation ...
Promoter activity of ORF-less gene cassettes isolated from the oral metagenome
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-10)
Integrons are genetic elements consisting of a functional platform for recombination and expression of gene cassettes (GCs). GCs usually carry promoter-less open reading frames (ORFs), encoding proteins with various functions including antibiotic resistance. The transcription of GCs relies mainly on a cassette promoter (P<sub>C</sub>), located upstream of an array of GCs. Some integron GCs, called ...