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The aim: To compare the patients' self-evaluations of oral hygiene and oral health with the results of the clinical examination expressed using both the DMFT index (DT, MT, FT) and the API index; and to evaluate the relationship between the patients' general health behaviors and their oral health status.
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Name: Wiadomosci lekarskie (Warsaw, Poland : 1960)
Parents play an important role in their children's oral health behaviors, provide oral health access, initiate prevention, and coping strategies for health care.
To investigate the prevalence of simultaneous oral health risk behaviors and associated factors among Brazilian adolescents.
To compare the effects of the Interaction Model of Client Health Behavior (IMCHB)-based oral health program (OHP) and walking exercise program (WEP) on oral health behaviors, periodontal disease, phys...
Ageing is a physiological process that affects virtually all systems of the human body. Age-associated changes in the oral cavity reflect changes in the composition of its microbial inhabitants, which...
This study aimed to analyze the development stage of the oral health care network of the Brazilian Unified Health System in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
This study assesses the impact of oral health promotion delivered by community health workers in medical clinics, Women, Infants and Children (WIC) centers, and family homes. Investigators...
Oral health is an important component of general health and oral cavity acts as a mirror to the health of individuals and communities. Inadequate focus on primary prevention of oral diseas...
The purpose of this study to investigate attitude, oral health literacy and psychological factors in order to evaluate if these factors are important for oral health in adults. The hypoth...
This is a single-center pilot study of open-label, non-randomized interventional research based on the outpatient management of 30 patients with T1-N0 or T2-N0 cancer in the oral cavity or...
Observational, cross-sectional, single-visit study of 896 men and women in Los Angeles, CA and Baltimore, MD including a computer-assisted interview focusing on the behavioral repertoire s...
A dental specialty concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of oral health through promoting organized dental health programs at a community, state, or federal level.
Agencies established under PL93-641 to coordinate, conduct, and implement state health planning activities. Two primary responsibilities are the preparation of an annual State Health Plan and giving assistance to the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.
State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
Dentistry is the study, management and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and their supporting tissues (Oxford Medical Dictionary) The work of a dentist ranges from regular patient check-up to orthodontics and surgery....
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...