Search for dissertations about: "PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY THESIS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY THESIS.

  1. 1. On Oral Health in Young Individuals with a Focus on Sweden and Vietnam : A Cultural Perspective

    Author : Brittmarie Jacobsson; Tomas Magnusson; Anders Hugoson; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child dentistry; dental caries; diet; epidemiology; gingivitis; immigrant; barntandvård; epidemiologi; gingivit; invandrare; karies; kost;

    Abstract : AIM: The overall aim of this thesis was to study culture as an oral health determinant for dental caries and gingivitis in children living in Jönköping, Sweden, in relation to children living in Da Nang, Vietnam.MATERIALS AND METHODS: In 1993 and 2003, cross-sectional studies with clinical examinations and questionnaires were performed in Jönköping, Sweden, with a random sample of 130 children from each of four age groups; 3, 5, 10 and 15 years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Temporomandibular disorders : incidence, course, and risk factors

    Author : Susanna Marklund; Anders Wänman; Gunnar E Carlsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bruxism; dental occlusion; gender; headaches; longitudinal; myofascial pain; orofacial pain; prospective cohort; risk factors; spinal pain; temporomandibular joint; ODONTOLOGY; ODONTOLOGI;

    Abstract : Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) embrace pain and dysfunction in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and jaw muscles. TMD is a prevalent condition in the population and constitutes a significant health problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. Children with orofacial clefts : dental caries and health-related quality of life

    Author : Anna Lena Sundell; Agneta Marcusson; Christer Ullbro; Svante Twetman; Carina Källestål; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; cleft lip and or palate; dental caries; caries risk; hypomineralization; hypoplasia; health-related quality of life; cortisol in saliva; stress.;

    Abstract : Background. The current understanding on caries and enamel developmental defects prevalence and frequency, caries risk, health-related quality life (HRQoL) and stress response in young children with cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) are sparse. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Rosengård Study

    Author : Inger Wennhall; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Despite a remarkable reduction in prevalence of dental caries in the developed countries, childhood tooth decay is still a public health problem, and it is well known that children from disadvantaged communities and from minority ethnic groups continue to experience a high level of disease. Even in Sweden there are groups of children in need of early intervention to prevent oral diseases, and especially socially deprived city communities require special attention. READ MORE

  5. 5. Epidemiological studies of Oral Health, development and influencing factors in the county of Dalarna, Sweden 1983–2013

    Author : Kristina Edman; Kerstin Öhrn; Anders Holmlund; Ola Norderyd; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Periodontal disease; dental caries; epidemiology; edentulousness; removable dentures; smoking; socio-behavioural; socioeconomic; tobacco; oral health related quality of life;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to describe the development of oral health and possible associations with socioeconomic and socio-behavioural factors, in an adult population over a period of 30 years. A further aim is to describe attitudes to, and demands of dental care, and the impact of oral conditions on quality of life. READ MORE