• Adverse reactions to dental resin based materials 

      Nilsen, Lill Katrin; Eidissen, Marit (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2011-06)
      Introduction: Dentists give dental treatment with resin-based materials to patients every day, and these materials are known to contain several substances that may cause unwanted reactions in human. Possible reactions in a shorter time limit are contact allergy and toxic contact dermatitis. Some plastic materials are also known to release substances which may have an estrogenic effect. Aim: The aim ...
    • Angst og depresjon blant norske tannlegestudenter 

      Risstad, Maria Skrove; Eckle, Line Hansen; Thune, Sara (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-04-20)
      Hensikten med denne studien var å undersøke symptomtrykk for angst og depresjon hos norske tannlegestudenter, og undersøke hvordan disse påvirkes av faktorene livstilfredshet, boforhold og nærmiljø, personlighet, skolerelatert stress og fysisk aktivitet. Det ble utsendt et spørreskjema til tannlegestudenter fra første til femte studieår ved UiT Norges arktiske universitet, Universitetet i Bergen og ...
    • Antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance in dental practice 

      Ytreland, Kristian J. (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-20)
      Antibiotic resistance in bacteria is an increasing problem in health care settings worldwide. After approximately 70 years of antibiotic use, the bacteria have developed mechanisms that let them survive antibiotic treatment. The use of antibiotics is an important factor in resistance development. Norwegian dentists prescribe approximately 5.3% of the total antibiotics consumed in the country. ...
    • Autotransplantasjon av visdomstenner. Litteraturgjennomgang og retrospektiv undersøkelse. 

      Tønne, Synne Marie (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014)
      Bakgrunn: Denne masteroppgaven fokuserer på autotransplantasjon av visdomstenner med lukket apex hos voksne pasienter, og hvorvidt dette er et godt behandlingsalternativ for erstatning av hovedsakelig tapt første eller andre molar. Mål: Presentere autotransplantasjon som behandling i en allmenntannleges praksis, med fokus på den voksne pasient og bruk av modne visdomstenner som ...
    • Bacterial leakage in ex vivo teeth after apicoectomy using two tricalsium silicate-based cements as root-end filling materials 

      Tinnan, Tamar; Nergård, Siril; Ellingsen, Siri (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014)
      Abstract Background The main cause of pulpal and periradicular pathosis are microorganisms and their by products in the root canal system. These have to be eliminated to promote healing. Because it´s impossible to achieve a bacteria-free root canal an additional goal of endodontic therapy is to seal the root canal system from the outside environment. Today the standard method for filling the ...
    • Behandling av pasienter med temporomandibulær dysfunksjon ved Universitetstannklinikken i Tromsø - Evaluering av kliniske rutiner og behandlingseffekt ved bruk av stabiliseringsskinne 

      Pedersen, Kaja Marlen; Gaup, Daniel Johan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-06-02)
      Målsetning: Målet var å evaluere om de kliniske rutinene ved UTK ved behandling av TMD samsvarte med retningslinjer i vitenskapelig litteratur. Man ønsket i tillegg å evaluere behandlingseffekt. Studiet var begrenset til de pasientene som har blitt behandlet med stabiliseringsskinne. Materiale og metode: Dette var en retrospektiv studie basert på pasientjournaler før og etter behandling med ...
    • Behaviour Guidance Techniques in Dentistry to prevent the need of General Anesthesia 

      Jakobsen, Lise Bjørnåvold; Steinsund, Christine (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2011-06)
      In this thesis we wanted to find out; "Are there guidelines on the use of behaviour guidance techniques in dentistry to prevent the need of General Anesthesia".
    • Benresorpsjonshemmende medikamenter og oral helse. En undersøkelse om kunnskap blant tannleger og fastleger i Troms fylke i 2012 

      Valio, Evie Charlotte Alseth; Sellin, Line
      Introduksjon: målet med denne studien var å kartlegge kunnskapen om benresorpsjonshemmende medikamenters effekt på oral helse blant tannleger og fastleger i Troms fylke. Metoder: spørreskjemaer ble sendt til 144 tannleger og 146 fastleger, for å kartlegge deres kunnskapsnivå. Resultater: 69 tannleger og 28 fastleger deltok i undersøkelsen. Tannlegene viste seg å ha god kunnskap om benresorpsjonshemmende ...
    • Betydning av munntørrhet for den orale helse hos eldre 

      Aanerød, Turid Norstad; Lorentzen, Thea Margrete (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-03)
      Mange eldre i dag plages med munntørrhet. Vi vet at saliva har stor betydning for vår orale helse og livskvalitet, og det er derfor viktig å kunne identifisere en munntørr pasient. Denne masteroppgaven er en litteraturstudie som tar for seg årsaker, konsekvenser og tiltak ved munntørrhet hos eldre. Årsakene til munntørrhet er mange og ulike. Den viktigste årsaken er bruk av legemidler. I tillegg ...
    • Biodentine(tm) as a root-end filling 

      Osen, Trond Bjørvik; Astrup, Ina Iselin; Knutssøn, Carl Haavard (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2012-06-07)
      Aim and hypothesis: The purpose of this study is to evaluate Biodentine™ as a root-end filling. The working hypothesis is that Biodentine™ provides apical bacterial seal as MTA when applied in root-end filling therapy.
    • Bone modifying techniques in the anterior maxilla prior to implant placement : a literature review 

      Ikdahl, Åsmund Haavik; Ellingsen, Stig Aanerød; Åkre, Yngve (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2012-05-29)
      Abstract: Objective: The aim was to describe the different bone enhancing techniques for improving the alveolar bone and gingival characteristics prior to implant placement Material and methods: A MEDLINE and PubMed English language peer-reviewed literature search was conducted. Hand searches of the reference lists in some selected articles were also conducted. The literature search was sorted ...
    • Caries risk assessment: why, when and how? 

      Antonsen, Grethe Marie; Hunstad, Marie Nøvik (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2011-06-15)
      This literature study reviewed papers on caries risk assessment on patients` above 18 years published between 2000 and 2010. In the present study three different methods are discussed: The Cariogram, CAMBRA ( Caries Management By Risk Assessment) and the UIT – method (University of Tromsø). The purpose of caries risk assessments are to find out which risk level the patient has and try to lower the ...
    • Chairside prophylaxis at dental clinics in Nordland, Troms and Finnmark : evidence based routines? 

      Engesbakk, Anders; Høgstad, Izabel (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2012-06)
      This study looks into how the clinics in the three northernmost counties carry out their chairside prophylactic routines, and if it is in accordance with available literature.
    • Classification of severe tooth discolorations and treatment options 

      Tran, Huy Quoc; Jenssen, Lotte (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2011-06-09)
      In this literature study, a classification of severe discolorations and a summary over the options for different dental treatments have been described. Various causes of these severe discolorations are presented and how the mechanisms behind tooth discolorations affect the outcome of a treatment or treatment options. Finally, the aesthetic outcome of a possible bleaching treatment of the different ...
    • Clinical management of the adult patient with dental anxiety 

      Tvermyr, Kathrine; Hoem, Anna Frydendal; Elde, Kine Marlén (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2012-06-07)
      Abstract Background: Dental anxiety is a prevalent issue which every dental practitioner will face. As dental anxiety involves personal consequences for the affected patients - as well as hampering the clinical performance of the dental profession – this matter should be taken seriously and dealt with accordingly. The treatment of dental anxiety thus should be within the competence of the general ...
    • Clinical performance of empress reconstructions in a university clinic: a retrospective study 

      Whatley, Edwin Bentinck; Larssen, Andreas Järvinen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2011-06)
      Objective: To retrospectively evaluate empress crowns/onlays placed in patients treated by dentistry students at the University clinic in Tromsø. Material and methods: A total of 37 empress restorations placed in 26 patients were evaluated according to the California Dental Association´s (CDA) quality evaluation system. All of the reconstructions were luted with resin composite cement. The mean ...
    • A comparison of the effect and contentment among patients receiving at-home bleaching with two different treatment approaches 

      Krutå, John Arne (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2010-06)
      ABSTRACT: Introduction: Some bleaching modalities include an activation process with the utilization of heat or light to enhance the effect of bleaching gel. Aim: To compare the effect of treatment and the contentment among patients having received bleaching therapy with two different approaches. Methods and Materials: Six men and six women ranging from 22 to 61 years of age were included and divided ...
    • Decision making in endodontics among the endodontic profession and general practitioners in Norway 

      Berg, Lars Martin (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2010-06-10)
      ABSTRACT Background: Considerable variation between and within groups of NEF members and general practitioners (GPs) has been shown in the choice of endodontic retreatment options. However, uniform criteria and consensus in decision-making would be of importance when the clinical training in the dental school is arranged in a community setting by GPs employed as clinical instructors. Objectives: ...
    • Dental anxiety among university students at the University of Tromsø: a quantitative study 

      Storjord, Helene Persen; Teodorsen, Mari Mjønes (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-05-27)
      This study demonstrated that dental students have a lower degree of dental anxiety compared to psychology- and biology students. Senior dental students also have less dental anxiety than junior dental students. This indicates that the dentistry programme structure may influence dental anxiety levels.
    • Dental education at the University of Tromsø : will the intentions be fulfilled? 

      Heide, Kristine; Arntzen, Lene (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2011-06-08)