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Prosthetic rehabilitation of the edentulous. A randomized controlled trial comparing implant-retained mandibular overdentures and conventionally relined mandibular dentures
(The University of Bergen, 2012-11-02)
<p>Purpose: To investigate variables associated with satisfaction and self-perceived oral health among complete denture wearers. Subsequently, to assess the effect of two treatment modalities on masticatory ability, diet, ...
Misinterpretation of histopathological results as an important risk factor for unneeded surgery – case report of a "near miss" event in a pregnant woman
(BioMed Central, 2008-06-05)
The oral cavity may exhibit a vast number of pathologic conditions, often dealt with by different medical disciplines. Combined with a substantial variation in clinical appearance, an accurate diagnosis may provide ...
Do public health nurses in Norway promote information on oral health?
(BioMed Central, 2011-09-18)
Background: (i) to describe oral health counselling in Norway to parents with infants and toddlers, ii) to assess existing collaboration and routines in oral health matters between nurses and personnel in the PDS, iii) ...
Predicting intention to treat HIV-infected patients among Tanzanian and Sudanese medical and dental students using the theory of planned behaviour - a cross sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2009-11-20)
<p>Background: The HIV epidemic poses significant challenges to the low income countries in sub Saharan Africa (SSA), affecting the attrition rate among health care workers, their level of motivation, and absenteeism from ...
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 ...
HIV and AIDS related knowledge, source of information, and reported need for further education among dental students in Sudan- a cross sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2008-08-14)
<p>Background: Information on the HIV and AIDS-related knowledge among dental students provides a crucial foundation for efforts aimed at developing an appropriate dental curriculum on HIV and AIDS, and for attracting ...
Socio-demographic and behavioural correlates of oral hygiene status and oral health related quality of life, the Limpopo - Arusha school health project (LASH): A cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2010-11-30)
Background Promoting oral health of adolescents is important for improvement of oral health globally. This study used baseline-data from LASH-project targeting secondary students to; 1) assess frequency of poor oral hygiene ...
Subgingival microbial profiles of Sudanese patients with aggressive periodontitis
<p>Background and Objective: Aggressive periodontitis (AgP) is prevalent and shows a rapid course in African individuals. Although a strong focus has been placed on Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, new methods support ...
Biofilm and dental biomaterials
All treatment involving the use of biomaterials in the body can affect the host in positive or negative ways. The microbiological environment in the oral cavity is affected by the composition and shape of the biomaterials ...
Studies of α11β1 integrin in the mouse and human periodontal ligament
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-12)