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Parental beliefs and attitudes towards child caries prevention: Assessing consistency and validity in a longitudinal design
(BioMed Central, 2008-01-23)
<p>Background: Exploring the stability of self-reports over time in observational studies may give valuable information for the planning of future interventions. The aims of the present study were: 1) to explore the ...
Dental caries in children aged 3-10 years : longitudinal and cross-sectional studies
(The University of Bergen, 2005-12-02)
Planning, implementation and evaluation of a school program to promote oral health among Tanzanian adolescents
(The University of Bergen, 2013-03-01)
<p>Background: The global burden of oral disease and risk behavior is concentrated in underprivileged and poor populations. HPS programs are promising methods for promoting health, including oral health. Objective: The ...
Enzyme histochemical studies of acid phosphatise isoenzymes in induced heterotopic bone formation in guinea pigs
A bone induction model was used to study the effect of different pretreatments and inhibitors added to the substrate of acid phosphatise. Two different acid phosphatises (AcP) were demonstrated. The AcP of matrix-producing ...
Dental caries, oral-health-related quality of life and atraumatic restorative treatment (ART): a study of adolescents in Kilwa district of Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2011-08-25)
Background: To effectively plan and implement oral-health education and treatment programs targeting school students, information on the social and behavioral correlations of caries and subsequent ailments is important. ...
Determinants of periodontal health in pregnant women and association with infants’ anthropometric status: a prospective cohort study from Eastern Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2012-09-05)
<p>Background: Preterm-low birth weight delivery is a major cause of infant morbidity and mortality in sub Saharan Africa and has been linked to poor periodontal health during pregnancy. This study investigated predisposing ...
Jakten på kreftstamceller - muligheter for nye behandlingsmetoder for munnhulekreft
(The University of Bergen, 2010-01-28)
The five year survival rate of patients diagnosed with oral cancer is no more than 60-70%. The survival rate is dramatically decreased to 30-40% if there are metastases in the regional lymph nodes. Current cancer therapy ...
Sprøyteskrekk blant barn og unge mellom 11-15 år
(The University of Bergen, 2010-02-01)
English summary The aims of this pilot study were to assess the prevalence of fear of injections among 12-16 year olds, to estimate possible related conditions such as anxiety and lack of motivation for dental treatment, ...
Dental pain, oral impacts and perceived need for dental treatment in Tanzanian school students: a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2009-07-30)
Background: Dental caries, dental pain and reported oral problems influence people's oral quality of life and thus their perceived need for dental care. So far there is scant information as to the psychosocial impacts ...