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Satisfaction with oral health and associated factors in Sweden and Norway – cross-sectional and longitudinal perspectives
(The University of Bergen, 2010-12-10)
Background: Oral health is defined as a broader concept than oral disease, concerning individuals’ optimal functioning, social and psychological wellbeing. Thus, oral disease affects oral health by its functional, ...
Dental caries among adolescents. Implications for planning oral health services in India and Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-08)
Aspects of Dental Caries in Sudanese Schoolchildren
(The University of Bergen, 2011-01-26)
Background: Effective delivery of dental services must be based on reliable information about the level of disease and treatment need in the target population. Evaluation of the relative impact of various factors known ...
Examining tooth loss, oral impacts on daily performances and satisfaction with chewing ability: a household survey of older adults in Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2007-10-16)
Objective: The main objective of this study was to assess the prevalence, extent and risk indicators of tooth loss, and how it impacts on the quality of life of older adults living in rural and urban areas of Tanzania. Methods: ...
Sjögrens syndrom - diagnostikk og betydning for oral helse. Litteraturstudie og kasuistikk
(The University of Bergen, 2014-01-27)
Introduction: Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disease that attacks exocrine glands. It is characterized by chronic inflammatory reactions in the tear- and saliva glands, leading to lowered liquid production in ...
Pelvic irradiation does not increase the risk of hip replacement in patients with gynecological cancer. A cohort study based on 8,507 patients
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Background and purpose — Long-term survivors of cancer can develop adverse effects of the treatment. 60% of cancer patients survive for at least 5 years after diagnosis. Pelvic irradiation can cause bone damage in ...
Child- and family impacts of infants’ oral conditions in Tanzania and Uganda– a cross sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2012-09-28)
Background: Early childhood dental caries impacts on the quality of life of children and their families. This study set out to assess the psychometric properties of an oral health related quality of life, OHRQoL, measure, ...
Socio-demographic factors related to periodontal status and tooth loss of pregnant women in Mbale district, Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2009-07-18)
Background: Information on the socio-behavioral distribution of periodontal status and tooth loss in pregnancy emanating from sub Saharan Africa is sparse. This study examined periodontal status and tooth loss in pregnant ...
Endothelial cells influence the osteogenic potential of bone marrow stromal cells
(BioMed Central, 2009-11-17)
Background: Improved understanding of the interactions between bone cells and endothelial cells involved in osteogenesis should aid the development of new strategies for bone tissue engineering. The aim of the present ...
A five-year prospective study of fatigue in primary Sjögren’s syndrome
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-13)
Introduction: Fatigue is prevalent in primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS), and contributes to the considerably reduced health related quality of life in this disease. The symptom is included in proposed disease activity ...