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  • To what extent does smoking affect gingival bleeding response to supragingival plaque? Site‐specific analyses in a population‐based study 

    Holde, Gro Eirin; Jönsson, Birgitta; Oscarson, Nils; Müller, Hans-Peter (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-12-01)
    <i>Background and objective</i> - The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of smoking on the site‐specific association between bleeding on gingival probing and supragingival plaque and to assess whether this differs in different regions of the dentition.<br><br> <i>Methods</i> - Data from a representative sample of 1911 adults (20‐79 years old) in Northern Norway were analyzed. ...
  • The role of psychosocial factors and treatment need in dental service use and oral health among adults in Norway 

    Jönsson, Birgitta; Holde, Gro Eirin; Baker, Sarah R. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-11)
    <i>Objectives</i> - This study aimed to explore whether population characteristics were associated with the use of dental services, individual's personal oral health practices, dental caries and oral health‐related impacts using the revised Andersen's behavioural model as the theoretical framework.<br><br> <i>Methods</i> - This cross‐sectional study included participants from a Norwegian general ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hvordan har tannhelsetjenesten i Norge håndtert pasienter og smittevern under den mest akutte fasen av covid-19-pandemien? 

    Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Uhlen, Marte-Mari Nordsetmoen; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Szyszko, Ewa Alicja; Shabestari, Maziar; Ansteinsson, Vibeke (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2020)
    Tannhelsetjenestens kompetansesenter Øst (TkØ) har gjennomført en spørreundersøkelse om tannhelsepersonells erfaringer under nedstenging i perioden 13. mars–17. april 2020. Første del av studien er nå publisert i International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health og er den første norske studien som omhandler håndtering av covid-19-pandemien i tannhelsetjenesten.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Double vs single primary tooth extraction in interceptive treatment of palatally displaced canines: A randomized controlled trial 

    Hadler-Olsen, Sigurd; Sjögren, Anders; Steinnes, Jeanett; Dubland, Mari; Bolstad, Napat Limchaichana; Pirttiniemi, Pertti; Kerosuo, Heidi; Lahdesmaki, Raija (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-21)
    <i>Objectives</i> - To compare the impact of primary canine and primary first molar extractions with extractions of only the primary canine regarding correction of palatally displaced canines (PDCs).<br><br> <i>Materials and Methods</i> - Thirty-two children aged 9.5–13.5 years with 48 PDCs were randomly allocated to either the double-extraction group (DEG) or single-extraction group (SEG). Clinical ...
  • 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 ...
  • Live lectures and videos do not differ in relation to learning outcomes of dental ergonomics 

    Leinonen, Jukka; Laitala, Marja-Liisa; Pirttilahti, Julia; Niskanen, Leena; Pesonen, Paula; Anttonen, Vuokko (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-15)
    <p><i>Objectives - </i>This study aimed to compare the knowledge attained by third‐year dental students in physical ergonomics altering live lectures and videos in teaching. The second aim was to investigate implementation of the theoretical knowledge on ergonomics into practice. <p><i>Material and methods - </i>Forty‐five students divided into two groups attended a live lecture (45 min) or viewed ...
  • 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 ...

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