• Association between early childhood caries and poverty in low and middle income countries 

      Folayan, Morenike Oluwatoyin; El Tantawi, Maha; Aly, Nourhan M; Al-Batayneh, Ola B.; Schroth, Robert J.; Castillo, Jorge L.; Virtanen, Jorma; Gaffar, Balgis O.; Amalia, Rosa; Kemoli, Arthur; Vulkovic, Ana; Feldens, Carlos A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-01-06)
      Background: The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between early childhood caries (ECC) in 3–5-year-old children, seven indicators of poverty and the indicator of monetary poverty in low- and middle-income ...
    • Behavior change due to COVID-19 among dental academics—The theory of planned behavior: Stresses, worries, training, and pandemic severity 

      Ammar, Nour; Aly, Nourhan M.; Folayan, Morenike O.; Khader, Yousef; Virtanen, Jorma I.; Al-Batayneh, Ola B.; Mohebbi, Simin Z.; Attia, Sameh; Howaldt, Hans-Peter; Boettger, Sebastian; Maharani, Diah A.; Rahardjo, Anton; Khan, Imran; Madi, Marwa; Rashwan, Maher; Pavlic, Verica; Cicmil, Smiljka; Choi, Youn-Hee; Joury, Easter; Castillo, Jorge L.; Noritake, Kanako; Shamala, Anas; Galluccio, Gabriella; Polimeni, Antonella; Phantumvanit, Prathip; Mancino, Davide; Kim, Jin-Bom; Abdelsalam, Maha M.; Arheiam, Arheiam; Dama, Mai A.; Nyan, Myat; Hussein, Iyad; Alkeshan, Mohammad M.; Vukovic, Ana P.; Iandolo, Alfredo; Kemoli, Arthur M.; El Tantawi, Maha (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective COVID-19 pandemic led to major life changes. We assessed the psychological impact of COVID-19 on dental academics globally and on changes in their behaviors. Methods We invited dental academics to complete ...
    • An ecological study on the association between universal health service coverage index, health expenditures, and early childhood caries 

      Folayan, Morenike Oluwatoyin; El Tantawi, Maha; Virtanen, Jorma; Feldens, Carlos Alberto; Rashwan, Maher; Kemoli, Arthur M.; Villena, Rita; Al‑Batayneh, Ola B.; Amalia, Rosa; Gafar, Balgis; Mohebbi, Simin Z.; Arheiam, Arheiam; Daryanavard, Hamideh; Vukovic, Ana; Schroth, Robert J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Universal health care (UHC) may assist families whose children are most prone to early childhood caries (ECC) in accessing dental treatment and prevention. The purpose of this study was to determine the association ...