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Delivery, management and promotion of oral health and dental care

Section edited by Rodrigo Jose Marino

This section aims to publish research on the costs, policies and regulations affecting dental care, the effectiveness of oral health promotion, the experience of vulnerable groups and the psychological aspects of dental care (e.g. dental fear)

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  1. Content type: Study protocol

    Role-substitution describes a model of dental care where Dental Care Professionals (DCPs) provide some of the clinical activity previously undertaken by General Dental Practitioners. This has the potential to ...

    Authors: Paul Brocklehurst, Stephen Birch, Ruth McDonald and Martin Tickle

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:46

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  2. Content type: Study protocol

    The bulk of service delivery in dentistry is delivered by general dental practitioners, when a large proportion of patients who attend regularly are asymptomatic and do not require treatment. This represents a...

    Authors: Richard Macey, Tanya Walsh, Anne-Marie Glenny, Helen Worthington, Martin Tickle, James Ashley and Paul Brocklehurst

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:45

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  3. Content type: Research article

    New dental schools have been established to train dentists in many parts of the world. This study examines the future dental workforce from the first dental school in the United Arab Emirates [UAE]; the aim of...

    Authors: Hazim H Rashid, Swapnil G Ghotane, Salem H Abufanas and Jennifer E Gallagher

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:39

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  4. Content type: Study protocol

    Rural, low-income pregnant women and their children are at high risk for poor oral health and have low utilization rates of dental care. The Baby Smiles study was designed to increase low-income pregnant women...

    Authors: Peter Milgrom, Christine A Riedy, Philip Weinstein, Lloyd A Mancl, Gayle Garson, Colleen E Huebner, Darlene Smolen and Marilynn Sutherland

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:38

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    A recent UK population survey of oral health included questions to assess dental anxiety to provide mean and prevalence estimates of this important psychological construct.

    Authors: Gerry Humphris, John R Crawford, Kirsty Hill, Angela Gilbert and Ruth Freeman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:29

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  6. Content type: Research article

    To study the association between oral health behaviour of senior dental students in Nigeria and their gender, age, knowledge of preventive care, and attitudes towards preventive dentistry.

    Authors: Morenike O Folayan, Mohammad R Khami, Nkiru Folaranmi, Bamidele O Popoola, Oyinkan O Sofola, Taofeek O Ligali, Ayodeji O Esan and Omolola O Orenuga

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:28

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Our previous research (Pediatrics 2010:126) found a strong association between caregiver oral health literacy (OHL) and children’s oral health status; however, we found a weak association with oral health behavio...

    Authors: Lauren A Sanzone, Jessica Y Lee, Kimon Divaris, Darren A DeWalt, A Diane Baker and William F Vann Jr

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:24

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Transmission of Streptococcus mutans from mother-to-child can lead to Early Childhood Caries. A previous study identified characteristics and beliefs of general dentists about counseling pregnant women to reduce ...

    Authors: Peter Milgrom, Colleen E Huebner, Lloyd A Mancl, Donald L Chi, Gayle Garson and David Grembowski

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:23

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to quantify time loss due to dental problems and treatment in the Canadian population, to identify factors associated with this time loss, and to provide information regarding the...

    Authors: Alyssa Hayes, Amir Azarpazhooh, Laura Dempster, Vahid Ravaghi and Carlos Quiñonez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:17

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2018 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.048 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.393 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.436 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
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