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High stress levels experienced by medical professionals is a well-established phenomenon in current literature. However, there are few studies focusing on stress experienced in the field of oral health or on the sense of coherence (SOC) that helps to actively respond to job stress. The purpose of this study was to analyze if there is an association between SOC and job stress among dental hygienists in Korea.
In 2015 the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) published the first Canadian Competencies for Baccalaureate Dental Hygiene Programs (CCBDHP). To date there is little evidence to support that baccalaureate graduates have gained these abilities. The purpose of the study was to investigate the confidence levels of baccalaureate graduates in their ability to demonstrate the CCBDHP.
Dental hygienists (DHs) have an important role in the treatment of patients with periodontitis. The objective of the current qualitative interview study was to gain understanding about personal and organizational factors that influence best-evidenced DH practice in the treatment of periodontitis.
This study investigates the joint role of volitional predictors of oral hygiene behaviors of flossing and brushing in adults with gingivitis, framed by the Health Action Process Approach model (HAPA).
The aim of this study was to evaluate the need for dental treatment, compliance with post radiation prophylactic care and incidence of long-term complications following radiotherapy to the head and neck.
It is well known that oral health status is associated with oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in the general population. The aim of this study was to describe and analyze OHRQoL among older people in short-term care and its associated factors.
The aim of this systematic review was to establish the adjuvant clinical effect of brushing with a dentifrice containing purported active-ingredients as compared to a regular sodium fluoride dentifrice with respect to inhibition of overnight dental plaque regrowth from studies with human participants.
To examine if there is an association between periodontal disease and each of root caries and coronal caries among adults (aged 35 and over), using a nationally representative sample of adults in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.
This study examines the feasibility of an oral health coaching program involving practical support on individual level to staff in a nursing home in Sweden, aiming to improve oral health care-related beliefs of nursing staff and the oral health of residents.
While common in the elderly, dry mouth can negatively affect their oral health and nutritional status. Self-administered oral care by the elderly can improve their oral health and prevent oral diseases. This study aimed to identify the content of oral health promotion programs for community-dwelling elderly and to determine which programs are effective in improving oral health and xerostomia in these populations.
To investigate registered nurses' awareness and implementation of oral health care in patients who are hospitalized in general wards or intensive care units (ICUs) in South Korea.
To evaluate the effectiveness of the WhiteTeeth mobile app, a theory-based mobile health (mHealth) program for promoting oral hygiene in adolescent orthodontic patients.
To assess the oral health-related quality of life among Hong Kong preschool children with severe early childhood caries.
To compare the effectiveness of a novel Cetylpyridinium Chloride (CPC)-Hyaluronic Acid (HA) based mouthrinse with Chlorhexidine (CHX) and placebo mouthrinses in preventing plaque and gingivitis. The secondary outcomes were calculus, extrinsic stains, oral malodor and occurrence of adverse events.
During the meeting of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and the Association for Dental Eduaction in Europe (ADEE) in Brescia, Italy (April 2019), Dr. Benoit Varenne of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Global Oral Health Program, addressed the burden of oral disease being 'a serious burden with growing threat of co and multi morbity'. Illustrated by the number of untreated tooth decay (3 billion) - more than migraine, diabetes, severe periodontitis and asthma This article is protected by c...
To investigate the association between oral piercings and periodontal health or inflammation in patients seeking treatment at the University of Basel, Switzerland.
In adult participants what is, following a single brushing exercise, the efficacy of a powered toothbrush(PTB) as compared to a manual toothbrush(MTB) on plaque removal?
To evaluate the results of active non-surgical treatment in patients diagnosed with adult periodontitis treated in a specialized clinic for periodontology.
This is the last Editorial for me as President of IFDH. It has been an unforgettable time during the last 6 years on the Board and I am very grateful for all the support from colleagues around the world and from my Executive team. Corrie Jongbloed, our President Elect from the Netherlands will be assuming the role and I wish her the very best in her future endeavour.I recently read an article "The 100-year evolution of the science and practice of dental hygiene" which caused me to investigate and reflect on...
I recently read an article "The 100-year evolution of the science and practice of dental hygiene" which caused me to investigate and reflect on where our profession has come from and what will be the future. The founder of dental hygiene, Dr. Alfred C. Fones, educated the first dental hygienist, Irene Newman, for one year before she began treating patients in his practice. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
The aim of this RCT study was to compare early wound healing and gingival crevicular fluid cytokine levels of patients treated with two different post-surgical cleansing protocols.
This study assessed senior dental hygiene (DH) students' self-reported confidence in interpreting dental radiographs following the introduction of a blended learning (BL) module for radiology interpretation. The assessment of students was conducted five months prior to graduation.
The oral health of nursing home residents is poor for various reasons. Many require help for oral hygiene. Regular professional brushing by a dental nurse should improve oral hygiene. This study aimed to determine the efficacy of regular tooth brushing by a dental nurse on the oral health of nursing home residents.
Transitioning to interactive e-textbooks has been considered revolutionary for enhancing student learning. However, adopting this technology has been met with hesitation. This study investigates student and faculty attitudes and utilization of mandatory e-textbooks in a dental hygiene program.
The primary aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the effect of external tooth bleaching products on plaque indices and to compare it to a placebo or a negative control.