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Review of Evidence - Oral Health Promotion Effectiveness

2016:
Kay EJ, Vascott D, Hocking A, Nield H, Dorr C, Barrett H. A review of approaches for dental practice teams for promoting oral health. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2016

2010:
Satur, J., Gussy, MG., Morgan, MV., Calache, H., Wright, C. "Review of the evidence for oral health promotion effectiveness". Health Education Journal Sept. 2010, vol. 69 no. 3, pp.257-266.

Oral Health Messages for the Australian Public

2011:
"Oral health messages for the Australian public. Findings of a national consensus workshop". Aust Dent J 2011; 56:331-335.
*Reproduced with permission from the Australian Dental Journal

Fluoride Issues

2015:
Desai, P., E. Kruger, R. Trolio, and M. Tennant. "Western Australian schools access to dentally optimal fluoridated water." Australian dental journal 60, no. 1 (2015): 112-118.

Blinkhorn, A.S., Byun, R., Mehta, P. & Kay, M. 2015, "A 4-year assessment of a new water-fluoridation scheme in New South Wales, Australia", International dental journal, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. 156-163.

Spencer, A. J., & Do, L. G. (2015). Caution needed in altering the ‘optimum’fluoride concentration in drinking water. Community dentistry and oral epidemiology.

2014:
Do, Loc, and A. John Spencer. "Contemporary multilevel analysis of the effectiveness of water fluoridation in Australia." Australian and New Zealand journal of public health (2014).

Do, L.G., Miller, J., Phelan, C., Sivaneswaran, S., Spencer, A.J., Wright, C. (2014) Dental caries and fluorosis experience of 8-12-year-old children by early-life exposure to fluoride Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 42 (6), pp. 553-562.

2013:
G.D. Slade, A.E. Sanders, L. Do, K. Roberts-Thomson, and A.J. Spencer (2013). Effects of Fluoridated Drinking Water on Dental Caries in Australian Adults. J Dent Res Published online before print. March 1, 2013, doi:10.1177/0022034513481190

2012:
Do LG, Levy SM and Spencer AJ (2012). Association between infant formula feeding and dental fluorosis and caries in Australian children. J Public Health Dent 72(2):112–21.

Rugg-Gunn AJ and Do L (2012). Effectiveness of water fluoridation in caries prevention. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40(Suppl. 2):55–64.

Sivaneswaran, S. (2012). The revival of water fluoridation in the state of New South Wales, Australia, in the 21st century. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology40(s2), 65-70.

2011:
S. Sivaneswaran and G.T.F. Chong (2011). Investing in Professional Advocacy: A Case Study on a successful fluoridation Campaign in Rural New South Wales, Australia. Community Dental Health 28:243-247.

Armfield JM and Akers HF (2011). Community water fluoridation support and opposition in Australia. Community Dent Health 28:40–46.

2010:
A Arora, RW Evans, S Sivaneswaran, AN Sujeer, AS Blinkhorn, Parental support for water fluoridation in Lithgow, New South Wales, Australian Dental Journal 2010; 55: 417–422

Sivaneswaran, S. Chong, G.T.F. Blinkhorn, A.S. "Successful fluoride plebiscite in the township of Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia." Journal of Public Health Dentistry 70 (2010) 163–166

2007:
Ehsani, J.P R. Bailie. (2007). “Feasibility and costs of water fluoridation in remote Australian Aboriginal communities” BMC Public Health 7: 100

Singh, K.A., A.J. Spencer, et al. (2007). "Effects of water fluoride exposure at crown completion and maturation on caries of permanent first molars." Caries Res 41(1): 34-42.

2005:
Armfield, J.M. (2005). "Public water fluoridation and dental health in New South Wales." Aust N Z J Public Health 29(5): 477-83.

2004:
Armfield, J.M. and A.J. Spencer (2004). "Consumption of nonpublic water: implications for children's caries experience." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32(4): 283-96.

2003:
Hopcraft, M.S. and M.V. Morgan (2003). "Exposure to fluoridated drinking water and dental caries experience in Australian army recruits, 1996." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31(1): 68-74.

Singh, K.A., A.J. Spencer, et al. (2003). "Relative effects of pre- and posteruption water fluoride on caries experience of permanent first molars." J Public Health Dent 63(1): 11-9.

2002:
Riordan, P.J. (2002). "Dental fluorosis decline after changes to supplement and toothpaste regimens." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30(3): 233-40.

1999:
Riordan, P.J. (1999). "Fluoride supplements for young children: an analysis of the literature focusing on benefits and risks." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 27(1): 72-83.

Spencer, A.J. (1999). Low concentration fluoride toothpaste-recommendation for children's use. A. Colgate Palmolive. Adelaide.

1998:
Spencer, A.J. (1998). "New, or biased, evidence on water fluoridation?" Aust N Z J Public Health 22(1): 149-54.

1996:
Riordan, P J. (1996). "The place of fluoride supplements in caries prevention today." Aust Dent J 41(5): 335-42.

Slade, G.D., A.J. Spencer, et al. (1996). "Caries experience among children in fluoridated Townsville and unfluoridated Brisbane." Aust N Z J Public Health 20(6): 623-9.

Slade, G.D., A.J. Spencer, et al. (1996). "Influence of exposure to fluoridated water on socioeconomic inequalities in children's caries experience." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24(2): 89-100.

Spencer, A.J., G.D. Slade, et al. (1996). "Water fluoridation in Australia." Community Dent Health 13 Suppl 2: 27-37.

1995:
Slade, G.D., M.J. Davies, et al. (1995). "Associations between exposure to fluoridated drinking water and dental caries experience among children in two Australian states." J Public Health Dent 55(4): 218-28.

Slade, G.D., A.J. Spencer, et al. (1995). "Influence of exposure to fluoridated water on socioeconomic inequalities in children's caries experience." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24: 89-100.

1994:
Spencer, A.J., M. Davies, et al. (1994). "Caries prevalence in Australasia." Int Dent J 44(4 Suppl 1): 415-23.

1993:
Riordan, P.J. (1993). "Dental fluorosis, dental caries and fluoride exposure among 7-year-olds." Caries Res 27(1): 71-7.

Riordan, P.J. (1993). "Fluoride supplements in caries prevention: a literature review and proposal for a new dosage schedule." J Public Health Dent 53(3): 174-89.

Riordan, P J. (1993). "Perceptions of dental fluorosis." J Dent Res 72(9): 1268-74.

Riordan, P.J. (1993). "Specialist clinicians' perceptions of dental fluorosis." ASDC J Dent Child 60(4-5): 315-20.

1991:
Riordan, P.J. (1991). "Dental caries and fluoride exposure in Western Australia." J Dent Res 70(7): 1029-34.

Riordan, P.J. and J.A. Banks (1991). "Dental fluorosis and fluoride exposure in Western Australia." J Dent Res 70(7): 1022-8.

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Oral Health of Pregnant Women

2015:
Vamos, C.A., Thompson, E.L., Avendano, M., Daley, E.M., Quinonez, R.B. & Boggess, K. 2015, "Oral health promotion interventions during pregnancy: A systematic review", Community dentistry and oral epidemiology

Pontes Vieira, D. R., Figueiredo de Oliveira, A. E., Ferreira Lopes, F., & de Figueiredo Lopes e Maia,M. (2015). Dentists' knowledge of oral health during pregnancy: A review of the last 10 years' publications. Community Dental Health, 32(2), 77-82.

Johnson, M., George, A., Dahlen, H., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S. & Yeo, A. 2015, "The midwifery initiated oral health-dental service protocol: An intervention to improve oral health outcomes for pregnant women", BMC Oral Health, , pp. 1-9.

2014:
Arora, A., Lam, A.S.F., Karami, Z., Do, L.G., Harris, M.F. (2014) How readable are Australian paediatric oral health education materials? BMC Oral Health, 14 (1), art. no. 111.

2012:
Clifford, H., Johnson, N. W., Brown, C., & Battistutta, D. (2012). When can oral health education begin? Relative effectiveness of three oral health education strategies starting pre-partum. Community dental health29(2), 162.

2010:
Keirse MJ, Plutzer K. Women's attitudes to and perceptions of oral health and dental care during pregnancy.J Perinat Med. 2010;38:3-8.

2008:
Boggess KA; Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Publications Committee. Maternal oral health in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Apr;111(4):976-86.

Boggess, K. A. (2008). "Maternal oral health in pregnancy." Obstet Gynecol 111(4): 976-86.

Dasanayake, A. P., S. Gennaro, et al. (2008). "Maternal periodontal disease, pregnancy, and neonatal outcomes." MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 33(1): 45-9.

Ruma, M., K. Boggess, et al. (2008). "Maternal periodontal disease, systemic inflammation, and risk for preeclampsia." Am J Obstet Gynecol 198(4): 389 e1-5.

Russell, S. L. and L. J. Mayberry (2008). "Pregnancy and oral health: a review and recommendations to reduce gaps in practice and research." MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 33(1): 32-7.

Strafford, K. E., C. Shellhaas, et al. (2008). "Provider and patient perceptions about dental care during pregnancy." J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21(1): 63-71.

Thomas, N. J., P. F. Middleton, et al. (2008). "Oral and dental health care practices in pregnant women in Australia: a postnatal survey." BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8: 13.

2007:
Ferguson, J. E., 2nd, W. F. Hansen, et al. (2007). "Should we treat periodontal disease during gestation to improve pregnancy outcomes?" Clin Obstet Gynecol 50(2): 454-67.

Radnai, M., I. Gorzo, et al. (2007). "The oral health status of postpartum mothers in South-East Hungary." Community Dent Health 24(2): 111-6.

Ritter, A. V. and J. H. Southerland (2007). "Pregnancy and oral health." J Esthet Restor Dent 19(6): 373-4.

Zadeh-Modarres, S., B. Amooian, et al. (2007). "Periodontal health in mothers of preterm and term infants." Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46(2): 157-61.

2006:
Boggess, K. A., J. D. Beck, et al. (2006). "Maternal periodontal disease in early pregnancy and risk for a small-for-gestational-age infant." Am J Obstet Gynecol 194(5): 1316-22.

Boggess, K. A. and B. L. Edelstein (2006). "Oral health in women during preconception and pregnancy: implications for birth outcomes and infant oral health." Matern Child Health J 10(5 Suppl): S169-74.

Katz, J., A. B. Orchard, et al. (2006). "Oral health and preterm delivery education: a new role for the pediatric dentist." Pediatr Dent 28(6): 494-8.

Kim, J. and S. Amar (2006). "Periodontal disease and systemic conditions: a bidirectional relationship." Odontology 94(1): 10-21.

Meurman, J. H., J. Furuholm, et al. (2006). "Oral health in women with pregnancy and delivery complications." Clin Oral Investig 10(2): 96-101.

2005:
Alwaeli, H. A. and S. H. Al-Jundi (2005). "Periodontal disease awareness among pregnant women and its relationship with socio-demographic variables." Int J Dent Hyg 3(2): 74-82.

Cruz, G. D., I. Roldos, et al. (2005). "Community-based, culturally appropriate oral health promotion program for immigrant pregnant women in New York City." N Y State Dent J 71(7): 34-8.

Ressler-Maerlender, J., R. Krishna, et al. (2005). "Oral health during pregnancy: current research." J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14(10): 880-2.

2004:
Carta, G., G. Persia, et al. (2004). "Periodontal disease and poor obstetrical outcome." Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 31(1): 47-9.

Cottrell-Carson, D. (2004). "Promoting oral health to reduce adverse pregnancy outcomes." Birth 31(1): 66-7.

Gajendra, S. and J. V. Kumar (2004). "Oral health and pregnancy: a review." N Y State Dent J 70(1): 40-4.

Lieff, S., K. A. Boggess, et al. (2004). "The oral conditions and pregnancy study: periodontal status of a cohort of pregnant women." J Periodontol 75(1): 116-26.

Mamber, E. (2004). "Baby clinic: a comprehensive project to promote oral health in expecting mothers and their babies." Alpha Omegan 97(3): 33-4.

2003:
Christensen, L. B., D. Jeppe-Jensen, et al. (2003). "Self-reported gingival conditions and self-care in the oral health of Danish women during pregnancy." J Clin Periodontol 30(11): 949-53.

2002:
Laine, M. A. (2002). "Effect of pregnancy on periodontal and dental health." Acta Odontol Scand 60(5): 257-64.

Mills, L. W. and D. T. Moses (2002). "Oral health during pregnancy." MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 27(5): 275-80; quiz 281.

2001:
Jeffcoat, M. K., N. C. Geurs, et al. (2001). "Periodontal infection and preterm birth: results of a prospective study." J Am Dent Assoc 132(7): 875-80.

Gaffield, M. L., B. J. Gilbert, et al. (2001). "Oral health during pregnancy: an analysis of information collected by the pregnancy risk assessment monitoring system." J Am Dent Assoc 132(7): 1009-16.

2000:
Jeffcoat, M. K. (2000). "Preterm birth, osteoporosis, and periodontal disease." Compend Contin Educ Dent Suppl(30): 5-11; quiz 65.

1999:
Machuca, G., O. Khoshfeiz, et al. (1999). "The influence of general health and socio-cultural variables on the periodontal condition of pregnant women." J Periodontol 70(7): 779-85.

1998:
Dasanayake, A. P. (1998). "Poor periodontal health of the pregnant woman as a risk factor for low birth weight." Ann Periodontol 3(1): 206-12.

Nuamah, I. and B. D. Annan (1998). "Periodontal status and oral hygiene practices of pregnant and non-pregnant women." East Afr Med J 75(12): 712-4.

1985:
Chiodo, G. T. and D. I. Rosenstein (1985). "Dental treatment during pregnancy: a preventive approach." J Am Dent Assoc 110(3): 365-8.

1984:
Lee, A. J. (1984). "A survey of dental knowledge, attitudes and behavior of expectant parents." J Can Dent Assoc 50(2): 145-6. return to top

Smoking and Oral Health

2010:
Manish Arora, Eli Schwarz, Shanti Sivaneswaran, and Emily Banks, Cigarette smoking and tooth loss in a cohort of older Australians, The 45 and Up Study, JADA 2010;141(10):1242-1249

2008:
Do LG, Slade GD, Roberts-Thomson KF, Sanders AE   J Clin Periodontol. 2008 May;35(5):398-404 Smoking-attributable periodontal disease in the Australian adult population.

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Socioeconomic Status and Oral Health

2015:
Steele, J., Shen, J., Tsakos, G., Fuller, E., Morris, S., Watt, R., Guarnizo-Herreño, C., Wildman, J. (2015) The interplay between socioeconomic inequalities and clinical oral health. Journal of Dental Research, 94 (1), pp. 19-26.

2012:
Watt RG. Social determinants of oral health inequalities: implications for action. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2012; 40 (Suppl. 2): 44–48. All rights reserved. © 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S

Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide, South Australia.,  . (2012), Productivity losses from dental problems. Australian Dental Journal, 57: 393–397.

Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide, South Australia.(2012), Families and their use of dental services. Australian Dental Journal, 57: 103–108.

2011:
Parker, E., Jamieson, L., Steffens, M., Cathro, P. and Logan, R. (2011), Self-reported oral health of a metropolitan homeless population in Australia: comparisons with population-level data. Australian Dental Journal, 56: 272–277.

Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide, South Australia.(2011), Teen dental plan voucher use. Australian Dental Journal, 56: 437–440.

Brennan DS and Singh KA (2011). Grocery purchasing among older adults by chewing ability, dietary knowledge and socio-economic status. Public Health Nutrition 14(7):1279–84.

Brennan DS, Spencer AJ and Roberts-Thomson KF (2011). Dental self-care and visiting behaviour in relation to social inequality in caries experience. Community Dent Health 28(3):216–21.

Parker EJ, Jamieson LM, Steffens MA, Cathro P and Logan R (2011). Self-reported oral health of a metropolitan homeless population in Australia: comparisons with population-level data. Aust Dent J 56(3):272–7.

Sheiham A, Alexander D, Cohen L, Marinho V, Moyses S, Petersen PE, Spencer AJ, Watt R and Weyant R (2011) Global Oral Health Inequalities: Task Group—Implementation and delivery of oral health strategies. Adv Dent Res 23(2):259–267.

2008:
Sabbah W, Tsakos G, Sheiham A, Watt RG. The role of health-related behaviors in the socioeconomic disparities in oral health. Soc Sci Med. 2009 Jan;68(2):298-303. Epub 2008 Nov 21

Sabbah W, Tsakos G, Sheiham A, Watt RG. The role of health-related behaviors in the socioeconomic disparities in oral health. Soc Sci Med. 2008 Nov 20. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19027214 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Stewart R, Sabbah W, Tsakos G, D'Aiuto F, Watt RG.  Oral health and cognitive function in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Psychosom Med. 2008 Oct;70(8):936-41. Epub 2008 Oct 8. PMID: 18842752 [PubMed - in process]

Sanders AE, Turrell G, Slade GD. Affluent neighborhoods reduce excess risk of tooth loss among the poor. J Dent Res. 2008 Oct;87(10):969-73. PMID: 18809753 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Borrell LN, Crawford ND. Social disparities in periodontitis among United States adults 1999-2004. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2008 Oct;36(5):383- 91.PMID: 18924254 [PubMed - in process]

Borrell LN, Burt BA, Neighbors HW, Taylor GW. Social factors and periodontitis in an older population. Am J Public Health. 2008 Sep;98(9 Suppl):S95-101. PMID: 18687632 [PubMed]

Sanders AE, Lim S, Sohn W.  Resilience to urban poverty: theoretical and empirical considerations for population health. Am J Public Health. 2008 Jun;98 (6):1101-6. Epub 2008 Apr 29. PMID: 18445798 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Sabbah W, Watt RG, Sheiham A, Tsakos G. Effects of allostatic load on the social gradient in ischaemic heart disease and periodontal disease: evidence from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2008 May;62(5):415-20. PMID: 18413454 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2007:
Sabbah W, Tsakos G, Chandola T, Sheiham A, Watt RG.  Social gradients in oral and general health. J Dent Res. 2007 Oct;86(10):992-6. PMID: 17890677 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Sanders AE, Slade GD, Turrell G, Spencer AJ, Marcenes W. Does psychological stress mediate social deprivation in tooth loss? J Dent Res. 2007 Dec;86 (12):1166-70. PMID: 18037649 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2005:
Sanders AE, Spencer AJ. Aust Dent J. 2005 Sep;50(3):161-7. Why do poor adults rate their oral health poorly?

2004:
Sanders AE, Spencer AJ. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2004 Apr;28(2):159-66. Social inequality in perceived oral health among adults in Australia.

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Oral Health Promotion

2015:
Aljafari, A.K., Gallagher, J.E. & Hosey, M.T. 2015, "Failure on all fronts: General dental practitioners' views on promoting oral health in high caries risk children- a qualitative study", BMC Oral Health, vol. 15, no. 1.

Masoe, A.V., Blinkhorn, A.S., Taylor, J. & Blinkhorn, F.A. 2015, "An assessment of preventive care offered to orthodontic patients by oral health therapists in NSW Australia", International dental journal, .

Meyer, B. D., & Lee, J. Y. (2015). The confluence of sugar, dental caries, and health policy. Journal of dental research, 94(10), 1338-1340.

2014:
Dickson-Swift, Virginia, Amanda Kenny, Jane Farmer, Mark Gussy, and Sarah Larkins. "Measuring oral health literacy: a scoping review of existing tools." BMC oral health 14, no. 1 (2014): 148.

Arora, A., Lam, A.S.F., Karami, Z., Do, L.G., Harris, M.F. (2014) How readable are Australian paediatric oral health education materials? BMC Oral Health, 14 (1), art. no. 111, .

2012:
Watt R G, Sheiham A. Integrating the common risk factor approach into a social determinants framework. Community Dental Oral Epidemiol 2012; 40: 289–296.

Aleksejuniene, J., & Brukiene, V. (2012). Oral hygiene education in adolescence based on the Precaution Adoption Process Model. Community dental health29(3), 248.

Newton JT. Interdiscipinary health promotion: a call for theory-based interventions drawing on the skills of multiple disciplines. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2012; 40 (Suppl. 2): 49–54. All rights reserved. © 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S

Arora A, Bedros D, Bhole S, Do LG, Scott JA, Schwarz E and Blinkhorn AS (2012). Child and family health nurses' experiences of oral health of preschool children: a qualitative approach. J Pub Health Dent 72:149–55.

Brennan DS and Spencer AJ (2012). Social support and optimism in relation to the oral health of young adults. Int J Behav Med 19:56–64.

Crocombe LA, Brennan DS, Slade GD and Do L (2012). Is self inter-dental cleaning associated with dental plaque levels, dental calcu-lus, gingivitis and periodontal disease? J Periodontal Research 47:188–97.

Roberts-Thomson KF (2012). Targeting in a population health approach. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40(Suppl. 2):22–27.

Spencer AJ (2012). Putting the population back into oral health; decoupling oral health improvement from clinical dental practice. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40(Suppl. 2):5–11.

Plutzer K, John Spencer A, Keirse MJ. Reassessment at 6-7 years of age of a randomized controlled trial initiated before birth to prevent early childhood caries. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2012; 40:116-24.

2011:
Plutzer K and Keirse MJNC (2011). Teething: a problem for children, parents and their doctors. Medicine Today 12(12):44–8.

National Oral Health Promotion Clearing House, ARCPOH,  Oral health messages for the Australian public. Findings of a national consensus workshop, Aust Dent J 2011; 56:331-335

2009:

Ruth Freeman, Health promotion and the randomised controlled trial: a square peg in a round hole? BMC Oral Health 2009 9:1

Stillman-Lowe, C. Oral Health Education: What lessons have we learned? 2009.

Emma Stokes, Cynthia M Pine, Rebecca V Harris, The promotion of oral health within the Healthy School context in England: a qualitative research study, BMC Oral Health 2009 9:3

2008:
Harold D Sgan-Cohen, Oral hygiene improvement: a pragmatic approach based upon risk and motivation levels, BMC Oral Health 2008 8:31

2007:
Marco Akerman, Hiram Arroyo, Catherine M. Jones, Michel O'Neill, Angel Roca and Nina Wallerstein, Evaluation of health promotion effectiveness: a political debate and/or a technical exercise? Promotion & Education 2007; 14; 13

2004:
Victora, CG, Habicht, J, and Bryce, J. Evidence-Based Public Health: Moving Beyond Randomized Trials. March 2004, Vol 94, No. 3 American Journal of Public Health 400-405.

2002:
Ramos-Gomez, F, Jue, B; and Bonta,YC. Implementing an Infant Oral Care Program October 2002 Journal of the California Dental Association.

Watt RG., Emerging theories into the social determinants of health: implications for oral health promotion, Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2002: 30: 241–7

1998:
Kay E, Locker D. A systematic review of the effectiveness of health promotion aimed at improving oral health.Community Dent Health. 1998 Sep;15(3):132-44.

1996:
Kay E, Locker D. Is dental health education effective? A systematic review of current evidence. Commun Dent Oral Epidemiol 1996: 24: 231-5

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

2015:
Amarasena, N., Kapellas, K., Brown, A., Skilton, M.R., Maple-Brown, L.J., Bartold, M.P., O'Dea, K., Celermajer, D., Slade, G.D. & Jamieson, L. 2015, "Psychological distress and self-rated oral health among a convenience sample of Indigenous Australians", Journal of public health dentistry, vol. 75, no. 2, pp. 126-133.

Amarasena, N. & Lalloo, R. 2015, "Teething and sleep difficulties: Findings from Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children", Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

Cidro, J., Zahayko, L., Lawrence, H.P., Folster, S., McGregor, M. & McKay, K. 2015, "Breast feeding practices as cultural interventions for early childhood caries in Cree communities", BMC Oral Health, vol. 15, no. 1.

2014:
Patel, J., Hearn, L., Gibson, B. & Slack-Smith, L.M. 2014, "International approaches to Indigenous dental care: what can we learn?", Australian Dental Journal, vol. 59, no. 4, pp. 439-445.

Campbell, Megan A., Jennifer Hunt, David Walker, and Rodger Williams. "The oral health care experiences of NSW Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services." Australian and New Zealand journal of public health (2014).

Ben, J., Paradies, Y., Priest, N., Parker, E.J., Roberts-Thomson, K.F., Lawrence, H.P., Broughton, J., Jamieson, L.M. (2014) Self-reported racism and experience of toothache among pregnant Aboriginal Australians: The role of perceived stress, sense of control, and social support
Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 74 (4), pp. 301-309.

2012:
Parker EJ, Misan M, Chong A, Mills H, Roberts-Thomson K, Horowitz AM, Jamieson LM (2012). An oral health literacy inter-vention for Indigenous adults in a rural setting in Australia. BMC Public Health, 12:461.

Parker EJ, Misan G, Shearer M, Richards L, Russell A, Mills H and Jamieson LM (2012). Planning, implementing and evaluating a program to address the oral health needs of Aboriginal children in Port Augusta, Australia. Int J Pediatrics 2012, Article ID 496236: 10 pp (open access online only).

2011:
Jamieson LM, Paradies YC, Gunthorpe W, Cairney SJ and Sayers SM (2011). Oral health and social and emotional well-being in a birth cohort of Aboriginal Australian young adults. BMC Public Health 11:656.

Skilton MR, Maple-Brown LJ, Kapellas K, Celermajer DS, Bartold PM, Brown A, O'Dea K, Slade GD and Jamieson LM (2011). The effect of a periodontal intervention on cardiovascular risk markers in Indigenous Australians with periodontal disease: the PerioCardio study. BMC Public Health 11:729.

Slade GD, Bailie R, Roberts-Thomson KF, Leach A, Raye I, Endean C, Simmons B and Morris P (2011). Effect of health promotion and fluoride varnish on dental caries among Australian Aboriginal children: results from a community-randomized controlled trial. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39(1):29–43.

Jamieson LM, Parker EJ, Richards L. Using qualitative methodology to inform an Indigenous-owned oral health promotion initiative in Australia. Health Promot Int. 2008 Mar;23(1):52-9. Epub 2007 Dec 3.2008:

Roberts-Thomson KF, Spencer AJ, Jamieson LM. Oral health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Med J Aust. 2008 May 19;188(10):592-3.

2007:
Jamieson LM, Armfield JM & Roberts-Thomson KF. Oral health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. AIHW cat. no. DEN 167 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (Dental Statistics and Research Series no. 35). 2007

Brennan DS, Roberts-Thomson KF, Spencer AJ. Oral health of Indigenous adult public dental patients in Australia. Aust Dent J. 2007 Dec;52(4):322-8.

Jamieson LM, Armfield JM, Roberts-Thomson KF. Dental caries trends among indigenous and non-indigenous Australian children. Community Dent Health. 2007 Dec;24(4):238-46.

Bazen JJ, Kruger E, Dyson K, Tennant M.  An innovation in Australian dental education: rural, remote and Indigenous pre-graduation placements. Rural and Remote Health 7, 2007: 703.

Parker EJ, Jamieson LM.  Oral health comparisons between children attending an Aboriginal health service and a Government school dental service in a regional location. Rural and Remote Health 7, 2007: 625.

2006:
Jamieson LM, Bailie RS, Beneforti M, Koster CR, Spencer A. Dental self-care and dietary characteristics of remote-living Indigenous children. Rural and Remote Health 6, 2006: 503.

2005;
Parker EJ, Misan G, Richards LC, Russell A (2005) Planning and implementing the first stage of an oral health program for the Pika Wiya Health Service Incorporated Aboriginal Community in Port Augusta, South Australia. Rural and Remote Health;5:Article 254.

2004:
Endean C, Roberts-Thomson K, Wooley S.Anangu oral health: the status of the Indigenous population of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara lands. Aust J Rural Health. 2004 Jun;12(3):99-103.

There are synopses of articles from PubMed on the Oral health and Aboriginal Child Knowledge Transfer Site.Please note the copyright rules at http://oralhealth.circumpolarhealth.org/terms-of-use/ when using this website’s material.

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Cost-Effectiveness of Oral Health Interventions

2016:
Claxton, L., M. Taylor, and E. Kay. "Oral health promotion: the economic benefits to the NHS of increased use of sugarfree gum in the UK." British dental journal 220.3 (2016): 121-127.

2012:
Cobiac LJ, Vos T. Cost-effectiveness of extending the coverage of water supply fluoridation for the prevention of dental caries in Australia. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2012; 40: 369–376. © 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S

Morgan M, Mariño R, Wright C, Bailey D, Hopcraft M. Economic evaluation of preventive dental programs: what can they tell us? Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2012. © 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S

Crocombe LA, Brennan DS, Slade GD and Do L (2012). Is self interdental cleaning associated with dental plaque levels, dental calculus, gingivitis and periodontal disease? J Periodontal Res 47:188–97.

2006:
MACIOSEK, M (2006). "Priorities Among Effective Clinical Preventive ServicesResults of a Systematic Review and Analysis". American journal of preventive medicine (0749-3797), 31 (1), p. 52.

Lee JY, TJ Bouwens, MF Savage, WF Vann. Examining the cost-effectiveness of early dental visits - Pediatric dentistry, 2006 - allhealth.org

2001:
Rozier RG . Effectiveness of methods used by dental professionals for the primary prevention of dental caries J Dent Educ., Oct 2001; 65: 1063 - 1072

2000:
Loe, H. Oral hygiene in the prevention of caries and periodontal disease  - International Dental Journal, 2000: 50, 129-139

Behrman, RE. The Cost of Childhood Unintentional Injuries and the Value of Prevention: How Cost Effective Are Childhood Injury Prevention Strategies. vol. 10, no.1 - Spring/Summer 2000 The Future of Children

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Early Childhood Caries

2015:
Aljafari, A.K., Gallagher, J.E. & Hosey, M.T. 2015, "Failure on all fronts: General dental practitioners' views on promoting oral health in high caries risk children- a qualitative study", BMC Oral Health, vol. 15, no. 1.

Arrow, Peter, and Elizabeth Klobas. "Minimum intervention dentistry approach to managing early childhood caries: a randomized control trial." Community dentistry and oral epidemiology (2015)

Do, L.G., Ha, D.H. & Spencer, A.J. 2015, "Factors attributable for the prevalence of dental caries in Queensland children", Community dentistry and oral epidemiology, .

Wright, W., Turner, S., Anopa, Y., McIntosh, E., Wu, O., Conway, D. I., ... & McMahon, A. D. (2015). Comparison of the caries-protective effect of fluoride varnish with treatment as usual in nursery school attendees receiving preventive oral health support through the Childsmile oral health improvement programme—the Protecting Teeth@ 3 Study: a randomised controlled trial. BMC oral health, 15(1), 1.

Albino, J., & Tiwari, T. (2015). Preventing Childhood Caries A Review of Recent Behavioral Research. Journal of dental research, 0022034515609034.

Duijster, D., de Jong-Lenters, M., Verrips, E., & van Loveren, C. (2015). Establishing oral health promoting behaviours in children–parents’ views on barriers, facilitators and professional support: a qualitative study. BMC oral health, 15(1), 1.

Ghazal, T., Levy, S. M., Childers, N. K., Broffitt, B., Cutter, G. R., Wiener, H. W., ... & Cavanaugh, J. E. (2015). Factors associated with early childhood caries incidence among high caries‐risk children. Community dentistry and oral epidemiology.

2014:
Do, L.G., Miller, J., Phelan, C., Sivaneswaran, S., Spencer, A.J., Wright, C. (2014) Dental caries and fluorosis experience of 8-12-year-old children by early-life exposure to fluoride  Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 42 (6), pp. 553-562.

Arora, A., Lam, A.S.F., Karami, Z., Do, L.G., Harris, M.F. (2014) How readable are Australian paediatric oral health education materials? BMC Oral Health, 14 (1), art. no. 111, .

Chi, D.L., Ko, A., Kim, J.Y. (2014) Bilingual flipcharts help improve oral health-related knowledge and self-efficacy of Korean-American caregivers of preschoolers. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 74 (4), pp. 261-265.

Santamaria, R.M., Innes, N.P.T., Machiulskiene, V., Evans, D.J.P., Splieth, C.H. (2014) Caries management strategies for primary molars: 1-yr randomized control trial results. Journal of Dental Research, 93 (11), pp. 1062-1069.

Skinner, J., Johnson, G., Blinkhorn, A., Byun, R. (2014) Factors associated with dental caries experience and oral health status among New South Wales adolescents. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 38 (5), pp. 485-489.

2013:
Salone, L. R., Vann, W. F., & Dee, D. L. (2013). Breastfeeding An overview of oral and general health benefits. The Journal of the American Dental Association144(2), 143-151.

2011:
ARCPOH, Mejia GC and Ha DH (2011). Dental caries trends in Australian school children. Aust Dent J (Data Watch) 56(2):227–30.

Arora A, Scott JA, Bhole S, Do LG, Schwarz E and Blinkhorn AS (2011). Early childhood feeding practices and dental caries in preschool children: a multi-centre birth cohort study. BMC Public Health 11:28.

Plutzer K and Keirse MJNC (2011). Incidence and prevention of early childhood caries in one- and two‑parent families. Child: Care, Health and Development 37(1):5–10.

2008:
Plutzer K, Spencer AJ. Efficacy of an oral health promotion intervention in the prevention of early childhood caries. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2008 Aug;36(4):335-46.

Oral Health and General Health

2016:
Barnett, T., Hoang, H., Stuart, J. and Crocombe, L., 2016. " Sorry, I'm not a dentist": perspectives of rural GPs on oral health in the bush. The Medical journal of Australia, 204(1), pp.26-26.

2013:
Salone, L. R., Vann, W. F., & Dee, D. L. (2013). Breastfeeding An overview of oral and general health benefits. The Journal of the American Dental Association144(2), 143-151.

2012:
Garton, B. and Ford, P. (2012), Root caries and diabetes: risk assessing to improve oral and systemic health outcomes. Australian Dental Journal, 57: 114–122.

Other Vulnerable Populations

2015:
Christian, B., Young, D., Gibbs, L., De Silva, A., Gold, L., Riggs, E., Calache, H., Tadic, M., Hall, M., Moore, L. & Waters, E. 2015, "Exploring child dental service use among migrant families in metropolitan Melbourne, Australia", Australian Dental Journal, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 200-204.

Quach, A., Laemmle-Ruff, I.L., Polizzi, T. & Paxton, G.A. 2015, "Gaps in smiles and services: A cross-sectional study of dental caries in refugee-background children", BMC Oral Health, , pp. 1-10.

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