Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.
Patterns of practice in dentistry related to diagnosis and treatment.
Female dentists.
A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.
Nonspecialized dental practice which is concerned with providing primary and continuing dental care.
The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.
Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
A surgical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract in both sexes, and the genital tract in the male. Common urological problems include urinary obstruction, URINARY INCONTINENCE, infections, and UROGENITAL NEOPLASMS.
Practice of a health profession by an individual, offering services on a person-to-person basis, as opposed to group or partnership practice.
The organization and operation of the business aspects of a dental practice.
Any group of three or more full-time dentists, organized in a legally recognized entity for the provision of dental care, sharing space, equipment, personnel and records for both patient care and business management, and who have a predetermined arrangement for the distribution of income.
Educational programs for dental graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic dental sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced dental degree.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
The profession concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and associated structures, and the diagnosis and treatment of their diseases including prevention and the restoration of defective and missing tissue.
A component of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that provides leadership related to the delivery of health services and the requirements for and distribution of health resources, including manpower training.
Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Dental care for patients with chronic diseases. These diseases include chronic cardiovascular, endocrinologic, hematologic, immunologic, neoplastic, and renal diseases. The concept does not include dental care for the mentally or physically disabled which is DENTAL CARE FOR DISABLED.
The psychological relations between the dentist and patient.
Those customs and ceremonies pertaining to the dead.
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).
Educational programs designed to inform dentists of recent advances in their fields.
The giving of attention to the special dental needs of the elderly for proper maintenance or treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
Therapy for the insufficient cleansing of the BLOOD by the kidneys based on dialysis and including hemodialysis, PERITONEAL DIALYSIS, and HEMODIAFILTRATION.
The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.
Patient-based medical care provided across age and gender or specialty boundaries.
Compliance with a set of standards defined by non-governmental organizations. Certification is applied for by individuals on a voluntary basis and represents a professional status when achieved, e.g., certification for a medical specialty.
The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).
Individuals licensed to practice medicine.
The sum total of nursing activities which includes assessment (identifying needs), intervention (ministering to needs), and evaluation (validating the effectiveness of the help given).
Use for articles concerning dental education in general.
The practice of dentistry concerned with the dental problems of children, proper maintenance, and treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
Dental care for the emotionally, mentally, or physically disabled patient. It does not include dental care for the chronically ill ( = DENTAL CARE FOR CHRONICALLY ILL).
A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of the physiology and diseases of the digestive system and related structures (esophagus, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas).
The organization and operation of the business aspects of a physician's practice.
The study of laws, theories, and hypotheses through a systematic examination of pertinent facts and their interpretation in the field of dentistry. (From Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982, p674)
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the physiology and disorders primarily of the female genital tract, as well as female endocrinology and reproductive physiology.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.
Persons who have acquired academic or specialized training in countries other than that in which they are working. The concept excludes physicians for which FOREIGN MEDICAL GRADUATES is the likely heading.
Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.
Physicians who serve in a medical and administrative capacity as head of an organized medical staff and who also may serve as liaison for the medical staff with the administration and governing board.
The room or rooms in which the dentist and dental staff provide care. Offices include all rooms in the dentist's office suite.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
Personnel who provide dental service to patients in an organized facility, institution or agency.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
System of recording financial transactions.
Professional practice as an employee or contractee of a health care institution.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.
Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Processes or methods of reimbursement for services rendered or equipment.
A restoration designed to remain in service for not less than 20 to 30 years, usually made of gold casting, cohesive gold, or amalgam. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Women licensed to practice medicine.
The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
An approach or process of practicing oral health care that requires the judicious integration of systematic assessments of clinical relevant scientific evidence, relating to the patient's oral and medical condition and history, with the dentist's clinical expertise and the patient's treatment needs and preferences. (from J Am Dent Assoc 134: 689, 2003)
The geographic area of New England in general and when the specific state or states are not indicated. States usually included in this region are Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
Insurance providing coverage for dental care.
The giving of attention to the special dental needs of children, including the prevention of tooth diseases and instruction in dental hygiene and dental health. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.
Visits made by patients to health service providers' offices for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.
The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.
Control, direction and financing of the total dental care of the population by a national government.
Performance of an act one or more times, with a view to its fixation or improvement; any performance of an act or behavior that leads to learning.
Facilities where dental care is provided to patients.
Various branches of dental practice limited to specialized areas.
Institutions with permanent facilities and organized medical staff which provide the full range of hospital services primarily to a neighborhood area.
Evaluation of manifestations of disease.
Patterns of practice in nursing related to provision of services including diagnosis and treatment.
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.
Hospitals providing care utilizing the generally accepted medical and surgical methods but with emphasis on the osteopathic system of therapy.
An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
Surgical shunt allowing direct passage of blood from an artery to a vein. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.
A dental specialty concerned with the histology, physiology, and pathology of the tissues that support, attach, and surround the teeth, and of the treatment and prevention of disease affecting these tissues.
A surgical specialty concerned with the structure and function of the eye and the medical and surgical treatment of its defects and diseases.
Societies whose membership is limited to dentists.
Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.
A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Radiographic techniques used in dentistry.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of neoplasms.
A group of islands in the southwest Pacific. Its capital is Wellington. It was discovered by the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman in 1642 and circumnavigated by Cook in 1769. Colonized in 1840 by the New Zealand Company, it became a British crown colony in 1840 until 1907 when colonial status was terminated. New Zealand is a partly anglicized form of the original Dutch name Nieuw Zeeland, new sea land, possibly with reference to the Dutch province of Zeeland. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p842 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p378)
A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.
A way of providing health care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.
Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.
Persons trained in an accredited school or dental college and licensed by the state in which they reside to provide dental prophylaxis under the direction of a licensed dentist.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Abnormal fear or dread of visiting the dentist for preventive care or therapy and unwarranted anxiety over dental procedures.
The branch of dentistry concerned with the dental problems of older people.
Hospital department providing dental care.
Efforts to prevent and control the spread of infections within dental health facilities or those involving provision of dental care.
Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.
The granting of a license to practice dentistry.
A broad approach to appropriate coordination of the entire disease treatment process that often involves shifting away from more expensive inpatient and acute care to areas such as preventive medicine, patient counseling and education, and outpatient care. This concept includes implications of appropriate versus inappropriate therapy on the overall cost and clinical outcome of a particular disease. (From Hosp Pharm 1995 Jul;30(7):596)
Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)
Sheets of latex rubber punched and placed over the teeth during dental procedures to isolate the field of operation from the rest of the oral cavity (Jablonski; Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982). Rubber dams are useful in preventing the swallowing of instruments or restorations during dental work.
The field of dentistry involved in procedures for designing and constructing dental appliances. It includes also the application of any technology to the field of dentistry.
The containment, regulation, or restraint of costs. Costs are said to be contained when the value of resources committed to an activity is not considered excessive. This determination is frequently subjective and dependent upon the specific geographic area of the activity being measured. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.
Reductions in all or any portion of the costs of providing goods or services. Savings may be incurred by the provider or the consumer.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
A component of the Department of Health and Human Services to oversee and direct the Medicare and Medicaid programs and related Federal medical care quality control staffs. Name was changed effective June 14, 2001.
The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Personnel whose work is prescribed and supervised by the dentist.
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
Organized collections of computer records, standardized in format and content, that are stored in any of a variety of computer-readable modes. They are the basic sets of data from which computer-readable files are created. (from ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Individuals who assist the dentist or the dental hygienist.
Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.
The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.
Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.
A voluntary contract between two or more doctors who may or may not share responsibility for the care of patients, with proportional sharing of profits and losses.
The utilization of drugs as reported in individual hospital studies, FDA studies, marketing, or consumption, etc. This includes drug stockpiling, and patient drug profiles.
Business management of medical, dental and veterinary practices that may include capital financing, utilization management, and arrangement of capitation agreements with other parties.
Data collected during dental examination for the purpose of study, diagnosis, or treatment planning.
A range of methods used to reduce pain and anxiety during dental procedures.
The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
The nonexpendable items used by the dentist or dental staff in the performance of professional duties. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p106)
Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
Professional society representing the field of dentistry.
Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.
An alloy used in restorative dentistry that contains mercury, silver, tin, copper, and possibly zinc.
Amounts charged to the patient as payer for dental services.
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
The expected function of a member of a particular profession.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
An organized procedure carried out through committees to review admissions, duration of stay, professional services furnished, and to evaluate the medical necessity of those services and promote their most efficient use.
A dental specialty concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disease, injuries, and defects of the human oral and maxillofacial region.
The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.
The practice of dentistry concerned with preventive as well as diagnostic and treatment programs in a circumscribed population.
The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.
A voluntary contract between two or more dentists who may or may not share responsibility for the care of patients, with proportional sharing of profits and losses.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.
Hand-held tools or implements especially used by dental professionals for the performance of clinical tasks.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
A dental specialty concerned with the maintenance of the dental pulp in a state of health and the treatment of the pulp cavity (pulp chamber and pulp canal).
Any waste product generated by a dental office, surgery, clinic, or laboratory including amalgams, saliva, and rinse water.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a dental school.
Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.
The predisposition to tooth decay (DENTAL CARIES).
Agents used to occlude dental enamel pits and fissures in the prevention of dental caries.
Ending the TOBACCO habits of smoking, chewing, or snuff use.
Manipulation of the behavior of persons or animals by biomedical, physical, psychological, or social means, including for nontherapeutic reasons.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
A treatment modality in endodontics concerned with the therapy of diseases of the dental pulp. For preparatory procedures, ROOT CANAL PREPARATION is available.
The application of dental knowledge to questions of law.
Traumatic or other damage to teeth including fractures (TOOTH FRACTURES) or displacements (TOOTH LUXATION).
Passage of light through body tissues or cavities for examination of internal structures.
A dental specialty concerned with the prevention and correction of dental and oral anomalies (malocclusion).
The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
A course of study offered by an educational institution.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It seeks to improve oral, dental and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of health information by conducting and supporting basic and clinical research. It was established in 1948 as the National Institute of Dental Research and re-named in 1998 as the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
The branch of dentistry concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance and promotion of oral health.
Examination of the mouth and teeth toward the identification and diagnosis of intraoral disease or manifestation of non-oral conditions.
Selection of a type of occupation or profession.
The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.
Usually a written medical and nursing care program designed for a particular patient.
The geographic area of the northwestern region of the United States. The states usually included in this region are Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.
The excision of the thickened, atheromatous tunica intima of a carotid artery.
Collaborative process of research involving researchers and community representatives.
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... dentist's practice patterns MeSH N05.300.375 - health care costs MeSH N05.300.375.250 - direct service costs MeSH N05.300. ... physician's practice patterns MeSH N05.300.660 - professional-patient relations MeSH N05.300.660.325 - dentist-patient ... practice MeSH N05.300.150.600 - patient acceptance of health care MeSH N05.300.150.600.600 - patient compliance MeSH N05.300. ... practice guidelines MeSH N05.700.500 - medical audit MeSH N05.700.500.200 - Commission on Professional and Hospital Activities ...
... dentist's practice patterns MeSH N04.590.607 - disease management MeSH N04.590.715 - patient care team MeSH N04.590.715.571 - ... group practice MeSH N04.452.758.244.369 - dental group practice MeSH N04.452.758.244.400 - prepaid group practice MeSH N04.452. ... medical practice management MeSH N04.452.758.708.600 - practice valuation and purchase MeSH N04.452.758.745 - private practice ... partnership practice MeSH N04.452.758.671.589 - dental partnership practice MeSH N04.452.758.708 - practice management MeSH ...
... which is a lesion so incipient that is not likely to be detected in clinical practice even by a trained dentist, besides it is ... In an erosion model, these patterns are associated with mineral loss from the enamel. This method has proven sensitive to 10 ... To monitor the change in shape over time, dentists can create and retain accurate, serial study casts. Dentists may also employ ... On top of clinical examination, the dentist may take intra-oral photographs to monitor the extent and progress of erosion. ...
By itself, a standing pattern of behavior is meaningless; it would be like watching a person pretending to go to the dentist's ... "Ecological units" exist at the interface between the ecological environment and certain practice of molar behavior. These units ... Just as the standing pattern is synomorphic with the artifacts in the milieu, so are standing patterns synomorphic with other ... In a dentist's office, for example, "patients get their cavities filled". This is the standing pattern (the behavior/milieu ...
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Curran AE, Caplan DJ, Lee JY, Paynter L, Gizlice Z, Champagne C, Ammerman AS, Agans R (November 2010). "Dentists' attitudes ... Many eating disorders are thought to be behavioral patterns that stem from emotional struggles; for the individual to develop ... intervention in conjunction with dental educators should develop models of intervention within the scope of dental practice." ... "the continued increase in obesity in the United States and the willingness of dentists to assist in prevention and ...
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Valsalva is also used by dentists following extraction of a maxillary molar tooth. The maneuver is performed to determine if a ... The effectiveness of the "yawning" method can be improved with practice; some people are able to achieve release or opening by ... Akkawi NM, Agosti C, Rozzini L, Anzola GP, Padovani A (2001). "Transient global amnesia and venous flow patterns". The Lancet. ... The Valsalva maneuver is commonly practiced to induce defecation while in the sitting position on a toilet. Cardiac arrest and ...
The best method of maintaining the health of teeth is to practice exemplary oral hygiene. More tooth loss is likely to occur if ... With various options available to dentists, the treatment of this condition can still be difficult. Endodontic treatment is not ... Histopathologically, deeper layer of the teeth shows abnormal dentine tubular pattern with unstructured, unorganised, atubular ...
... and swallowing patterns, dental malocclusions, blocked nasal airways, and speech problems. OMD are patterns involving oral and/ ... Garliner, Daniel (1974). Myofunctional therapy in dental practice : abnormal swallowing habits : diagnosis, treatment (2 ed.). ... The teams include an orthodontist, dental hygienist, certified orofacial myologist, general dentist, otorhinolaryngologist, and ... Abnormal swallowing patterns push the upper teeth forward and away from the upper alveolar processes and cause open bites. In ...
In 1888, he took, and passed, an examination given to dentists in the country. A profitable practice allowed Arévalo to pursue ... Later, he intended to erect a textile factory patterned after the factories he saw in Japan. On September 27, 1909, Arevalo ... whom himself was a sculptor and a dentist (The Philippine Dental Association considers him as the first Filipino dentist). His ... Aside from practicing dentistry, he also engaged in cultural activities as a sculptor and a patron of the arts. He tried to ...
"BMJ best practice".. *^ "Lymphadenopathy". Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations (third ed.). ... Akkawi NM, Agosti C, Rozzini L, Anzola GP, Padovani A (2001). "Transient global amnesia and venous flow patterns". The Lancet. ... Valsalva is also used by dentists following extraction of a maxillary molar tooth. The maneuver is performed to determine if a ... The Valsalva maneuver is commonly practiced to induce defecation while in the sitting position on a toilet. Cardiac arrest[25] ...
... distrust of dentists-fear of the dentist Dental fear varies across a continuum, from very mild fear to severe. Therefore, in a ... Short term methods have been proven to be ineffective for long-term treatment of the phobia, since many return to a pattern of ... It has been suggested that the ambience created by the dental practice can play a significant role in initiating dental fear ... fear of dental instruments or fear of the dentist as a person. People with dental phobia often avoid the dentist and neglect ...
Small Smiles dentists from other states learned the papoose board method in Colorado and began practicing the method in other ... "and any other corporate entity that employs a fundamentally deceptive business model resulting in a sustained pattern of ... As of May 20, 2004, the Colorado clinics had 25 dentists. Two were pediatric dentists and the others were general dentists. ... She filmed the lead dentist discussing production goals and stating that his clinic's dentists perform many baby root canals ...
"Scope of Practice in Speech-Language Pathology". 2016. doi:10.1044/policy.SP2016-00343. Cite journal requires ,journal= (help ... They can provide information and referrals to audiologists, physicians, dentists, nurses, nurse practitioners, occupational ... has indicated that children who receive early language intervention are less likely to develop compensatory error patterns ... Speech-language pathology (or speech and language pathology) is a field of expertise practiced by a clinician known as a speech ...
... played a major role in prosecuting dentists practising illegally. Dentists in the United Kingdom are now regulated by the ... Ancient Greek scholars Hippocrates and Aristotle wrote about dentistry, including the eruption pattern of teeth, treating ... In the United Kingdom, the 1878 British Dentists Act and 1879 Dentists Register limited the title of "dentist" and "dental ... Dentists usually complete between five and eight years of post-secondary education before practising. Though not mandatory, ...
Yoga and the practice of being present in one's environment provide a life-long stress reduction tool and improve social, ... School health services are most commonly led by nurses, but doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists, dentists, social workers and ... an emerging substance use pattern). Help families and teachers recognize signs and symptoms of substance use, as well as risk ... These practices are worth pursuing in the education sector, as there is scientific evidence emerging of the health benefits, ...
He recommended that the dentist should stand behind the patient to help them relax, and he introduced the concept of dentist's ... "Dentistry practice in Spain and France during the 18th century" (in Spanish). The free info's corner. p. 1. Retrieved July 22, ... he discovered that the teeth position could be corrected as the teeth would follow the pattern of the wires. Waxed linen or ... Fauchard often described himself as a "Chirurgien Dentiste" (surgical dentist), a term very rare at the time as dentists in the ...
It was designed by Willoughby Powell, the brother of Frank Powell, who was a dentist. The new premises had a large shop at the ... After winning a design competition for the Toowoomba Grammar School he set up a practice there between 1875 and 1877. After ... The place is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of Queensland's history. The style and quality of the former ... The building was leased to a number of different businesses including a dentist, a chemist, and a watchmaker. In 1920 the ...
The practice of using radiographs began a new era in dentistry, as dentists could finally see evidence of past dental ... He argued that as non-Western groups abandoned indigenous diets and adopted Western patterns of living, they showed increases ... Weston Andrew Valleau Price (September 6, 1870 - January 23, 1948) was a dentist known primarily for his theories on the ... states that his work on primitive diets is still widely sourced by dentists who emphasize nutrition, but argues that it had ...
He practiced dentistry from 1937 to 1951. He served as chairman of orthodontics in Malmö, Sweden from 1940-1950. He then served ... This technique was instrumental in providing a way to study the grown pattern of a human mandible. Previously to his work, the ... Erik Arne Björk (22 December 1911 - 5 February 1996) was a Swedish dentist famous for his The Face in Profile Analysis which he ... They then looked at these pins in a Cephalometric Analysis to assess the growth pattern of a growing individual. ...
In the present, Chuck (Dane Cook) is a successful dentist in his thirties, and runs a dental practice in the same building as ... Stu eventually convinces Chuck to embrace the influx of women who have learned of his pattern and visit his practice, arguing ... In the film, women find their "one true love" after having sex with a dentist named Chuck (Cook). Chuck meets a girl named Cam ... Meanwhile, Stu notices the pattern of girls getting married as soon as Chuck has sex with them. ...
This practice spread from Persia to Greece and then to Rome. The most famous depiction of tattooing in Persian literature goes ... They found that the obsidian pieces, old and new, show similar patterns, suggesting that they hadn't been used for working ... This was a notable occupation because apart from helping the customers with washing, they were massage-therapists, dentists, ... Tattooing has been practiced across the globe since at least Neolithic times, as evidenced by mummified preserved skin, ancient ...
Edward Maynard, a dentist with an interest in firearms, embedded tiny pellets of priming material in thin strips of paper, then ... In practice, when used in a covered bridge, the most common application, the truss is protected with outside sheathing. The ... Sloping downwards and towards the center of the bridge, Pratt trusses therefore create Y and K-shaped patterns. As the exact ... With wood, it is common practice to press and slide sandpaper against the still-spinning object after shaping it to smooth the ...
Most dentists in Scotland have a mixture of NHS patients and private patients. Check-ups are free, however dentists charge ... GP surgeries consist of partner GPs who are responsible for running the practice, and may include GPs employed by the practice ... which is an estimate that helps to take account of full and part-time work patterns. Scotland's healthcare workforce includes: ... "General Practice - GP Workforce and Practice Population Statistics 2013" (PDF). ISD Scotland. 17 December 2013. Retrieved 19 ...
Changes to working patterns of doctors meant there was no longer a requirement for first year junior doctors to be resident, ... They can be: 1) independent contractors who are in charge of running their own practices as business either alone or in ... The independent Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration (DDRB) takes evidence from a range of sources and makes ... "Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration Forty-Third Report 2015: Figure 2.3" (PDF). "Memorandum of evidence to the ...
On his return to Sydney in 1918 he worked in his own practice in the city. Between 1918 and 1923 when he retired due to ill ... Herbert Sheridan, an Avalon dentist. He in turn sold to Jan Smith and Greg Saunders who restored the property, then sold to the ... The place is important in demonstrating the course, or pattern, of cultural or natural history in New South Wales. Loggan Rock ... After World War I, early urban settlement patterns were beginning to develop although most of the area's urbanisation occurred ...
He draws analogies between his own practice of hypnotism and various forms of Hindu yoga meditation and other ancient spiritual ... repeatedly stated that Dave Elman trained more physicians and dentists in the use of hypnotism than anyone else in the United ... Induces hypnotic state in client to increase motivation or alter behavior pattern through hypnosis. Consults with client to ... Therefore, using this term and not being a licensed professional would be practicing without a license." National Occupational ...
However, these "sagas" only correspond to story arcs (which are themselves split at debatable points), and not to the pattern ... Accepting, Goku returns to Earth, while Piccolo decides to get in some "target practice" with some of the old villains. ... " / "Hurts, Don't It!? Son Goku The Dentist". Transcription: "Chotto Itee Zo!? Gokū no Haisha" (Japanese: ちょっとイテえぞ!?悟空の歯医者 ...
Cuba had 627 physicians and 94 dentists per 100,000 population. That year the United States had 225 physicians and 54 dentists ... Modern Western medicine has been practiced in Cuba by formally trained doctors since at least the beginning of the 19th century ... anecdotal evidence suggests that this pattern is common in Cuban hospitals.[65] ... Cuba had 128 physicians and dentists per 100,000 people in 1957. This was comparable to the levels in many European countries ...
Sometimes it leads to bizarre results, such as suggestions to cure "prostitute phobia".[2] Such practice is known as content ... Trypophobia - fear of holes or textures with a pattern of holes[15] ... Dental fear, odontophobia - fear of dentists and dental procedures. *Dentophobia - fear of dentists ...
Pattern recognition[edit]. In a pattern recognition method the provider uses experience to recognize a pattern of clinical ... a b c Making a diagnosis, John P. Langlois, Chapter 10 in Fundamentals of clinical practice (2002). Mark B. Mengel, Warren Lee ... A diagnostic procedure may be performed by various healthcare professionals such as a physician, physiotherapist, dentist, ... Theoretically, a certain pattern of signs or symptoms can be directly associated with a certain therapy, even without a ...
Müller KM, Schmitz I, Hupe-Nörenberg L (2002). "Reaction patterns to cutaneous particulate and ornamental tattoos". Der ... were associated with dentists' offices. In 2006, the CDC reported 3 clusters with 44 cases of methicillin-resistant staph ... body piercing and of regulated practices", European Commission, 2003 Wagle, WA; Smith M. (June 2000). "Tattoo-induced skin burn ...
Some unmistakable contrasting patterns are used to warn predators that the fish has venomous spines or poisonous flesh.[14] ... The "resident fish doctor and dentist on the reef is the bluestreak cleaner wrasse".[23] The bluestreak is marked with a ... and overfishing including the use of destructive fishing practices, are threatening the survival of the coral reefs and the ... The patterns have different functions. Sometimes they camouflage the fish when the fish rests in places with the right ...
The verb "to pink" dates from the 14th century and means "to decorate with a perforated or punched pattern" (possibly from ... It was a common practice to color British Empire pink on maps.[66] ... when an American dentist invented a machine for spinning it quickly and cheaply. ... the practice in Europe varied from country to country, with some assigning colors based on the baby's complexion, and others ...
An early example of people who practiced selective horse breeding were the Bedouin, who had a reputation for careful practices ... Sleep patterns. See also: Horse sleep patterns and Sleep in non-humans ... and dental examinations from a veterinarian or a specialized equine dentist.[230] If horses are kept inside in a barn, they ... This number includes around 27 million working animals in Africa alone.[192] Some land management practices such as cultivating ...
Awareness among dentistsEdit. The dental operating team should deal with amalgam with proper use of personal protective ... The practice did not become universally accepted and eventually fell into disuse. Until the 1980s, most amalgam restorations ... Qvist, V; Thylstrup, A (1986). "Restorative treatment patterns and longevity of amalgam restorations in Denmark". Acta ... Zn is a scavenger and is mostly consumed during melting and lost as oxide). The dentist packs the plastic mass, before it sets ...
Duley L (February 2005). "Evidence and practice: the magnesium sulphate story". Best Practice & Research. Clinical Obstetrics ... Ogle, guest editors, Harry Dym, Orrett E. (2012). Oral surgery for the general dentist. Philadelphia: Saunders. p. 8. ISBN ... Urgent action by national governments has been recommended to improve prescribing patterns of benzodiazepines such as diazepam. ... Kindwall, Eric P.; Whelan, Harry T. (1999). Hyperbaric Medicine Practice (2nd ed.). Best Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0-941332- ...
... brains to use as practice for operations. 3D printing allows medical companies to produce prototypes to practice before an ... In medical research, AI helps to analyze and evaluate the patterns and complex data. For instance, AI is important in drug ... They usually work under dentists' supervision.[55]. *Clinical Laboratory Scientists, Technicians, and Technologists, Mean ... The practice of medicine in the United States is currently in a major transition. This transition is due to many factors, but ...
"Prescribing Patterns of Novel Anticoagulants Within a Statewide Multispecialty Practice". American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits ... For all these procedures, it is recommended for the dentist to treat the patient following the normal standard procedure and ... "Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 2 (4): 678-683. doi:10.1002/rth2.12145. PMC 6178656. PMID 30349886.. ... Lekura J, Kalus JS (August 2018). "Overview of betrixaban and its role in clinical practice". American Journal of Health-System ...
Origins of foreign dentists in the US[102] Country of Origin Percentage of Total IDGs in US ... "In Thomas F. Cash; Thomas Pruzinsky (eds.). Body Image: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice. Guilford Press. ... The pattern is rooted in the pre-World War II era. Native-born Chinese and Japanese Americans reached educational parity with ... Kevin L. Nadal (March 23, 2011). Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice. John ...
Using a drinking straw is often advised by dentists as the drink does not come into as much contact with the teeth. It has also ... In the 1970s, the Supreme Court ruled that advertising was not a form of free expression, but a form of business practices ... Bassiouny MA, Yang J (2005). "Influence of drinking patterns of carbonated beverages on dental erosion". General Dentistry. 53 ... The drinking of either natural or artificial mineral water was considered at the time to be a healthy practice, and was ...
Anslinger HJ, Tompkins WF (1953). "The pattern of man's use of narcotic drugs". The Traffic in Narcotics. New York: Funk and ... In a letter to dentist William T. G. Morton, Holmes wrote: "Everybody wants to have a hand in a great discovery. All I will do ... Benumof's Airway Management: Principles and Practice (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: Mosby-Elsevier. p. 423. ISBN 978-0-323-02233-0. ... Crawford W. Long was a physician and pharmacist practicing in Jefferson, Georgia in the mid-19th century. During his time as a ...
Thank goodness! Now let's see if you can still say that when I come back from the dentist's (in a few hours)! I was actually ... Well, if I'm the only one who has the problem -- and it's hardly a problem after all! -- don't change your practice, Iacobe. I ... this pattern resembles that of Aetna mons and Rhenum flumen (and, for that matter, Antiques Roadshow, the roadshow named " ... I agree with you 100% that current Loeb practice over spelling issues should weigh heavily with us -- it is a hugely important ...
Endodontics: Principles and Practice. 4th Edition. Elsevier Health Sciences, March 2008.. *^ a b c d Byers, M. R., Suzuki, H. ... Electrical pulp test-- electric pulp testing (EPT) has been available for over a century and used by dentists worldwide. It is ... Studies have been done on major NaCh isoforms to examine expression patterns. Nav1.6 nodal accumulations do not vary in size or ... That is at least the general viewpoint of the dental profession, and not every dentist would agree that a dead tooth must be ...
It is most notably practiced in the Wiccan and modern witchcraft traditions, and no longer practices in secrecy.[6] ... fox, aine (2016-04-19). "'Possessed' dentist stabbed faith healer to death at black magic centre". mirror. Retrieved 2018-08-08 ... Clarke Garrett, ""Women and witches: Patterns of analysis." Signs 3#2 (1977): 461-470. JSTOR ... From the mischief of those who practise secret arts; And from the mischief of the envious one as he practises envy. (Qur'an 113 ...
In addition, the practice of recommending the extraction of endodontically treated teeth for the prevention of NICO, or any ... 91% had seen dentists, 80% physicians, 66% neurologists, 63% ear, nose and throat surgeons, 31% orthopedic and maxillofacial ... AFP has also been described as an inappropriate term since many cases in this category conform to a recognizable pattern.[21] ... The American Association of Endodontists cannot condone this practice when NICO is suspected. Because of the lack of clear ...
... refer to a large degree to the same pattern of practice across Europe. ... of medical practitioners specializing in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in addition to its role in the training of dentists) ... General practice. None. Both. Neither. All. Multidisciplinary Geriatrics. Internal medicine or family medicine. T. I. Geriatric ... It is often practiced together with andrology ("men's health"). Vascular surgery VS Surgery The peripheral blood vessels - ...
... s practice in a team situation alongside a practising dentist and have a tradition of being part of the dental ... a b c Satur, Julie; Gussy, Mark; Marino, Rodrigo; Martini, Tamsin, (2009), "Patterns of Dental Therapists Scope of Practice and ... For around forty years[when?] in Australia, dental therapists have been practicing under guidance of dentists providing ... Their role was eliminated by the Dentist Act of 1921 because of hostility to the role on the part of the dentist profession. ...
Changing Patterns in the Use, Recycling, and Material Substitution of Mercury in the United States United States Geological ... reflecting a fluorescent ceiling light into a spectrometer is a common calibration practice.[63] Gaseous mercury is also found ... "Chronic neurobehavioral effects of elemental mercury in dentists". British Journal of Industrial Medicine. 49 (11): 782-90. ...
Nurse practitioners are educated in nursing theory and nursing practice. The scope of practice for a nurse practitioner in the ... "formulates the human body and disease in a culturally distinctive pattern",[17] and is a world view learnt by medical students ... and communities-known as general practice.[3] Medical practice properly requires both a detailed knowledge of the academic ... A physician, medical practitioner, medical doctor, or simply doctor is a professional who practises medicine, which is ...
... and these dentists are organized in the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (USA).[35] The qualified dentists collaborate with ... For the first five years, 2007-2011, during "grandfathering," there was a "practice pathway" for ABSM certified specialists ... Anthropologists find that isolated societies without electric light sleep in a variety of patterns; seldom do they resemble our ... "Pulmonary Physicians in the Practice of Sleep Medicine". Chest. American College of Chest Physicians. 128 (6): 3788-90. doi ...
American dentist, gambler and gunfighter of the American Old West, who is usually remembered for his friendship with Wyatt Earp ... "Index", Orthodontics: Principles and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., August 23, 2013, pp. 355-370, doi:10.1002/ ... age and sex patterns". The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 42 (4): 349-54. doi:10.1597/04-043R.1. PMID 16001914. S2CID ... Daljit S. Gill, Farhad B. Naini (2011). Orthodontics: Principles and Practice. p. 255.. ...
Religious powers were called on to cure diseases in the practice of shamanism.[10] ... These discrepancies in disease patterns vary significantly between diseases, but have a significant impact on the population. ... were at least twice as likely to have unmet medical needs due to cost and were much less likely to have seen a dentist within ...
In 1984, the Missionary Department codified the "commitment pattern" as the proper way for missionaries to teach the lessons.[ ... The local mission office will often help missionaries find Mormon doctors or dentists who can offer their services to ... an especially helpful practice when learning a foreign language). The training materials also instructed missionaries to freely ... Young women are encouraged to dress in colors and patterns, and they may wear appropriate jewelry and accessories.[24] ...
The relatively wet winter and dry summer precipitation pattern of Marrakesh mirrors precipitation patterns found in ... Moroccan women who practice craftsmanship are known as Maalems (expert craftspeople) and make such fine products as Berber ... Snake charmers, acrobats, magicians, mystics, musicians, monkey trainers, herb sellers, story-tellers, dentists, pickpockets, ... The Moroccan tea culture is practiced in Marrakesh; green tea with mint is served with sugar from a curved teapot spout into ...
If injuries have occurred in the past, the season analysis reviews the injury and looks for patterns to see if it may be ... In general, more females are injured during practice than in competition.[41] NCAA athlete injury rates are higher in men's ice ... Referral to a trauma-ready dentist should occur as soon as possible.[12] ... A study found that the highest injury rate during practices across fifteen Division I, II, and III NCAA sports was in the ...
... presents findings on the activity of dentists in private general practice from The Longitudinal Study of... ... Practice activity patterns of dentists in Australia: trends over time by age of [email protected] ... Practice activity patterns of dentists in Australia: trends over time by age of patients. Publication ... Practice activity patterns of dentists in Australia: trends over time by age of patients presents findings on the activity of ...
"Practice Patterns, Dentists" by people in this website by year, and whether "Practice Patterns, Dentists" was a major or ... "Practice Patterns, Dentists" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicines controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH ( ... Below are the most recent publications written about "Practice Patterns, Dentists" by people in Profiles. ... Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Practice Patterns, Dentists". ...
Dentists practice patterns of treatment for deep occlusal caries: Findings from a dental practice-based research network ... This study quantified and compared practice patterns of treatment for deep occlusal carious lesions among Japanese dentists, ... Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted using a questionnaire survey of dentists affiliated with the Dental Practice- ... Associations between dentist characteristics and a higher percentage of IPC provision (option 1) were analyzed via logistic ...
Practice Patterns, Dentists* * Prediabetic State / blood * Prediabetic State / diagnosis* * Prospective Studies * Self Report ...
There were no practice pattern differences between the two organizations. From the respondents, 61% took the electronic survey ... Boon HS, Cherkin DC, Erro J, Sherman KJ, Milliman B, Booker J: Practice patterns of naturopathic physicians: results from a ... Practice patterns of doctors of chiropractic with a pediatric diplomate: a cross-sectional survey. ... Practitioner demographics, practice characteristics, treatment procedures, referral patterns, and patient characteristics were ...
Keywords: Antibiotics, Dentists Practice Patterns, Drug Resistance, Microbial Speakers:. Antimicrobial Resistance - Whats The ... Trends and Patterns in Sugar Consumption: Identifying the Target Groups - Mohd Masood. Advocacy by Dental Team in Reducing ... Translating the Science of SDF into Clinical Practice Organizer: Yasmi O Crystal & David Manton Keywords: SDF, Caries Arrest, ... Evidence & Behaviour Change - What Works in Practice? - Eilidh Duncan. A View From SE Asia - What Should We Do? - Maria Susan ...
Peoples usual pattern of dental visits. *Usual attendance at the same dentist ... Attendance at private dental practice. *Payments by patients for dental care. *Government-subsidised dental care in private ... The report describes the levels of oral disease, perceived oral health and patterns of dental treatment for the WA population ...
General Practice, Dental * Humans * Male * Patient Participation * Practice Patterns, Dentists / statistics & numerical data* ... Male dentists gave significantly greater importance to the "health" factor compared to female dentists. The attitudinal ... The dentists were asked to mark on 14-item visual analogue scales the relative importance he or she gave the different items. ... Prosthodontic decision making among general dentists in Sweden. II: The choice between fixed and removable partial dentures Int ...
Flexible working patterns, tailored to suit you. *Internal updates on all locum and perm opportunities ... Opportunities to work across multiple practices. Are you considering a permanent role too? ... Locum Dentist at Oasis Dental Care Harleston 24-26 Redenhall Road, Harleston, Norfolk, IP20 9ER. 23 June 2017 by Oasis Dental ... Locum dentists required along the beautiful South Coast, part time and full time hours available with flexible working ...
Flexible working patterns, tailored to suit you. *Internal updates on all locum and perm opportunities ... Opportunities to work across multiple practices. Are you considering a permanent role too? ... Locum Dentist at Oasis Dental Care Eastbourne 17a-19a Milfoil Drive, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 8BR. 23 June 2017 by Oasis ... Locum dentists required along the beautiful South Coast, part time and full time hours available with flexible working ...
Surveys in Texas58 and Connecticut56 indicate a similar pattern in dental practice. For example, in the Texas survey, one ... Helping smokers quit: a randomized controlled trial with private practice dentists. J Am Dent Assoc.1989;118 :41- 45. ... fourth of dentists did not consider smokeless tobacco counseling to be a high priority in practice, and one quarter of dentists ... CURRENT PRACTICE. Recent state and national surveys of primary care clinicians practice behaviors and attitudes suggest that ...
Preventive Resin Restorations: Practice and Billing Patterns of Pediatric Dentists pp. 210-215(6) Authors: Savage, Bryan; ... Infant Oral Health Examinations: Pediatric Dentists Professional Behavior and Attitudes pp. 202-209(8) Authors: Malcheff, Sam ... The journal promotes the practice, education and research specifically related to the specialty of pediatric dentistry. This ...
Flexible working patterns, tailored to suit you,/li, ,li,Internal updates on all locum and perm opportunities,/li, ,li, ... Opportunities to work across multiple practices,/li, ,/ul, ,p,,strong,Are you considering a permanent role too?,/strong,,/p, ,p ... Locum Dentist at Oasis Dental Care Mablethorpe. ,h2,,/h2, ,p,,strong,Oasis Dental Care is the current market leader in private ... Our primary focus is on patient care and quality dentistry and as such we are recruiting dentists that share our values. ,/ ...
88.] Chapko MK: Time of adoption of an innovation by dentists in private practice: Sealant utilization. J Pub Health Dent 1991; ... 95.] Badner VM, Rosenberg D: Dentist use patterns for pit and fissure sealants and topical fluorides. J Dent Educ 1986;50:656- ... 92.] Call RL, Hicks MI: Sealant utilization patterns and attitudes among Colorado dentists [abstract]. J Dent Res 1986;65(spec ... 100.] Cohen L, Rhomberg E, LaBelle A: Pit and fissure sealant use in private practice: Influence of state practice acts. Am J ...
Assessing Practice Patterns Relative to EDR Usage. Twenty-five exam encounters were observed. The observers noted that workflow ... We first learned by observing the current practices of dentists and dental hygienists as they interacted with patients on ... Through the two activities, we successfully identified sets of practice patterns that suggested the most effective locations ... The dentists perspectives on tobacco dependence treatments were different from those of the dental hygienists. The dentists ...
Antibiotic and Opioid Analgesic Prescribing Patterns of Dentists in Vancouver and Endodontic Specialists in British Columbia. ... Practice Profile of Periodontists in Canada: A National Survey. March 4, 2016 Topics: periodontics / treatment / dental ...
Are there patterns of bruising in childhood which are diagnostic or suggestive of abuse? A systematic review. Arch Dis Child. ... The impact of culture upon child rearing practices and definitions of maltreatment. Child Abuse Negl. 2002;26(8):793-813pmid: ... When in doubt, health care professionals may seek the advice of a dentist or forensic odontologist, if available, to assist in ... A scoring system for bruise patterns: a tool for identifying abuse. Arch Dis Child. 2002;86(5):330-333pmid:11970921. ...
In this article, we review 3 years of FFV data submitted by participating dentists. ... Changing the practice patterns of dentists takes time. First making dentists comfortable with young toddlers may be a useful ... Although pediatric dentists are specially trained to screen infants in their practices, their small numbers cannot meet the ... Are Manitoba dentists aware of the recommendation for a first visit to the dentist by age 1 year? J Can Dent Assoc. 2008;74(10 ...
Practice Patterns of Board-certified Pediatric Dentists: Frequency and Method of Cleaning Childrens Teeth pp. 17-22(6) Authors ... Pediatric Dentists Participation in the California Medicaid Program pp. 79-86(8) Authors: Morris, Paul J.; Freed, James R.; ... The journal promotes the practice, education and research specifically related to the specialty of pediatric dentistry. This ...
Dentists practice patterns regarding caries prevention: results from a dental practice-based research network. BMJ Open 2013;3: ... Are general dental practitioners providing best practice in prevention in everyday general practice? Prim Dent J 2013;2:38-43. ... Dietary supplementation practices in Canadian high-performance athletes. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 2012;22:31-7. ... Adult Dental Health Survey 2009: relationships between dental attendance patterns, oral health behaviour and the current ...
Omar Abubaker is campaigning for dental schools to train future dentists in the responsible prescribing of opioid painkillers. ... "Its difficult to change patterns and behaviors of people who practice for five or 10 years. But Im optimistic we will ... My dentist completely ignored my anxiety during a root canal, when an Ativan would have been super-useful. Then he gave me 30 ... "Its difficult to change patterns and behaviors of people who practice for five or 10 years. But Im optimistic we will ...
Dentists Practice Patterns - statistics and numerical data. -. dc.subject.mesh. General Practice, Dental. - ... Aim: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the dentists decision making in the maxillary molar region to find out how it ... Aim: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the dentists decision making in the maxillary molar region to find out how it ... Data were analysed with respect to the dentists age and speciality. Results: Three hundred and forty questionnaires were ...
Pattern of referral and hospital feedback in family practice centers Ismailia-Egypt. Suez Canal Univ Med J. 2004;7:283-90. ... of MCH dentists (P = 0.03 and 0.09 respectively). Significantly more FH dentists than MCH dentists reported providing ... Spec Care Dentist. 2013;334(4):190-7.. *Guarnizo-Herreno CC, Wehby GL. Dentist supply and childrens oral health in the United ... We relied on dentists perception to compare the 2 systems which might introduce dentists biases. Future studies are needed to ...
... over a casual conversation with his dentist more than 15 years ago. "I was in my dentists office when he admitted that hed ... We put a lot of effort into staying current on health care best practices, as well as the fraud research and information from ... "I was seeing a terrible pattern - people who worked long, hard hours to help others were losing their futures. I wanted to help ... I helped the dentist find the guilty party. He offered her a chance to repay him instead of jail but she ran, stole from ...
Practice patterns among male and female general dentists in a Washington state population. J Am Dent Assoc. 2005;136:790-796. [ ... Ayers KMS, Thomson WM, Rich AM, Newton T. Gender differences in dentists working practices and job satisfaction. J Dent. 2008; ... Bravo-Perez M. Inequalities in the workload per dentist in Spain from 1987 to 1997: Workload per dentist. RCOE. 2004;9:227-284 ... underpaid and less motivated dentists with negative views of the profession. Male dentists were predominant in cluster 1 and ...
A Muslim dentist made a young woman wear an Islamic headscarf before treating her for toothache. A hearing with the General ... She said that she was a non-practicing Muslim, after which the dentist insisted she to wear a headscarf. He said without it, he ... This could be an isolated incident, but if there is a pattern maybe Butt is guilty. ... A Muslim dentist made a young woman wear an Islamic headscarf before treating her for toothache. A hearing with the General ...
Spec Care Dentist 2007;27(5):191-5.. *Farah CS, Simanovic B, Savage NW. Scope of practice, referral patterns and lesion ... Referral patterns, lesion prevalence, and patient care parameters in a clinical oral pathology practice. Oral Surg Oral Med ...
While the dentist was in practice, he had no record of peripheral neuropathy, dementia, thrombocytopenia or other bleeding ... The dental practice had no written protocol or consistent pattern for operatory cleanup and instrument reprocessing.. Office ... In addition, the HIV strains of the dentist and patients A, B, and C shared a unique pattern (or signature sequence) of amino ... Staff reported that the dentists use of gloves and mask and handwashing practices were similar to their own. None of the staff ...
... of the population with no regular dentist or pattern of dental visits. Aspen Dental received more than one million patient ... More than 200 licensed dentists and 110 dental hygienists practice at the 140+ Aspen Dental offices throughout Connecticut, ... Aspen Dental practices are located in Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, ... is opening its first practice in Bangor. The new office is scheduled to open Thursday, March 13 at 728 Stillwater Avenue. ...
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  • And dentists who aggressively treat primary caries also stick with their preferred strategy when assessing existing restorations. (
  • In our study, there is barely a majority opinion among dentists about when they should place the initial restoration for primary caries for low-risk patients," Tim Heaven, DDS, chair of the faculty senate at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry and the study's lead researcher, said during an interview with . (
  • They then quantified the probability that dentists who recommended restorative intervention for primary caries (occlusal and proximal) at deeper lesion depths were the same ones who recommended that existing restorations be repaired instead of replaced entirely. (
  • Although evidence-based practice guidelines for treating nicotine dependence in youths are not yet available, professional organizations and the current clinical practice guideline for adults provide recommendations based on expert opinion. (
  • I work hard as a Faculty member to help bring my newbies into the world of PRI and help them too evolve in their clinical practice like I did many years ago. (
  • Ian qualified from the Royal London Dental School in 1986 and celebrated 30 years of clinical practice in December 2016. (
  • These findings have implications for how best to focus interventions designed to improve routine clinical practice, they concluded. (
  • The agency shall contract with a vendor to monitor and evaluate the clinical practice patterns of providers in order to identify trends that are outside the normal practice patterns of a provider's professional peers or the national guidelines of a provider's professional association. (
  • This paper describes the demographic and practice characteristics of doctors of chiropractic with a pediatric diplomate. (
  • This article reports on the current tobacco treatment practices of pediatric and family practice clinicians, discusses similarities and differences between adolescent and adult tobacco use, summarizes research efforts to date and current cutting-edge research that may ultimately help to inform and guide clinicians, and presents existing recommendations regarding treating tobacco use in youths. (
  • The journal promotes the practice, education and research specifically related to the specialty of pediatric dentistry. (
  • Sad to say, as the following journal article indicates, even among a network of research-oriented practices, dental providers are still resorting to such TMD treatments as occlusal adjustments in which teeth are irreversibly moved, ground down, or in other ways altered, a treatment for which there is no scientific evidence of efficacy. (
  • Whereas a typical dentist might perform root canals on previously crowned teeth in only 3 to 7 percent of cases, Lund was performing them in 90 percent of cases. (
  • During my years at university in England, I finally started to brush my teeth regularly, and I got more crowns, but the dentist never suggested that I do anything about the movement caused by missing teeth or address my overbite so that I could chew better. (
  • The exact location and pattern of attrition depends on how the bruxism occurs, e.g., when the canines and incisors of the opposing arches are moved against each other laterally, by the action of the medial pterygoid muscles, this can lead to the wearing down of the incisal edges of the teeth. (
  • In contrast to the consistency of an individual practitioner-investigator's treatment planning approach, there was considerable variation among practitioner-investigators in their treatment recommendations on the same teeth," noted researchers from the Dental Practice-Based Research Network (DPBRN) Collaborative Group. (
  • How often we read about a dentist who appears from out of town, who has practiced elsewhere where the water is fluoridated and the children's teeth are great, and who is shocked to find the state of children's teeth in the local unfluoridated town, and then offers the town the "magic bullet" of fluoridation to put things right. (
  • Your dentist and orthodontist will look at your child's teeth and how their jaw moves. (
  • His was not an unusual pattern for someone 76 years old, but there was no reason to predict that he would lose any more teeth if they were looked after. (
  • The data for the estimates ment of dentists have been reported in of annual working time were derived from a many American and Scandinavian studies survey of dentists carried out in 1997 [ 11 ]. (
  • This is a rare opportunity to purchase a turn-key orthodontic practice located in a high growth area of North Dallas. (
  • If you are searching for a high-end orthodontic practice with significant upside potential, this is the office for you! (
  • He did so despite the fact that dentists prescribe opioids at a rate higher than nearly every other specialty , responsible for writing 1 out of every 8 prescriptions for immediate-release opioids nationwide. (
  • Do Dentist Over Prescribe Opioids? (
  • The policy was updated in 2016 and includes recommendations for dentists to consider nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory analgesics as the first-line therapy for acute pain management. (
  • Our primary focus is on patient care and quality dentistry and as such we are recruiting dentists that share our values. (
  • Patient A had no identified risk factor for HIV infection and was infected with a strain of HIV closely related to that of her dentist as determined by viral DNA sequencing. (
  • two are infected with strains closely related to those of the dentist and patient A but not to strains from other persons residing in the same geographic area as the dental practice. (
  • In addition, one infected patient (patient D) was identified by HRS by matching the list of available names of the dentist's former patients with the state's AIDS surveillance records, and another (patient E) contacted CDC to report that she was HIV-infected and a former patient of this dentist. (
  • The goal of our affiliated dentists is to exceed patient expectations by providing the highest levels of dental and denture care possible while meeting needs of those patients for less costly, stressful and time-consuming services,' Fontana said. (
  • My dentist (I'll call her Dr. Lifesaver) wrote me a very sweet note recommending that the University of Washington take me as a patient in its dental clinic. (
  • Also, those who brought product dentistry into the medical arena originally, including William Morton, the first to deliver anesthesia for surgery to a patient-by himself, a dentist in Boston in the mid-1800s. (
  • OBJECTIVE: To use Medicaid claims data to construct patient origin-based market areas for dental services and compare constructed market areas with those based on the practice county. (
  • STUDY DESIGN: A visit-level file was created from the Medicaid claims data and aggregated by provider practice county and patient county of residence. (
  • Using the aggregated file and an algorithm based on the Elzinga-Hogarty approach, patient travel patterns were used to construct mutually exclusive patient origin market areas. (
  • The vendor must be able to provide information and counseling to a provider whose practice patterns are outside the norms, in consultation with the agency, to improve patient care and reduce inappropriate utilization. (
  • [1] These increases are mainly attributable to the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs, including opioid analgesics prescribed by dentists, primary care providers, and other clinicians, and the risk for overdose is escalated when a patient acquires prescriptions from multiple prescribers. (
  • CONCLUSIONS: Opioid prescribing patterns differ depending on patient race or ethnicity, sex, and health care provider source in patients with a dental diagnosis in the United States. (
  • This 1-doctor practice serves a predominantly FFS patient base and stable referral base of approximately 30 doctors. (
  • The practice serves a 100% FFS patient base and the office is located in an attractive, free-standing building encompassing 3,000 sq ft and featuring 8 chairs, digital Pano/Ceph, iTero scanner, and paperless charts. (
  • The practice serves a large FFS/PPO patient base and has realized annual revenue of over 7 figures with solid cash flow and very strong hygiene production (approximately 33% of revenue). (
  • When my patient retired and lost dental benefits, regular visits to the dentist ceased - possibly when he needed them most. (
  • The Forsyth experiment yielded information on the competence of auxiliaries trained in this fashion, on patient acceptance, on the efficiency of various patterns of practice, and on the potential economic effects of delivering care in this way. (
  • Management by primary care providers commonly included short-term pain relief, antibiotics, and advice that the patient see a dentist. (
  • They may also travel to a dentist located in another (larger) town though this can often impose an additional cost burden to the patient and their family depending on their level of health insurance and if travel distances are long [ 11 ]. (
  • This course will introduce students to the principles and practice of preventive dentistry, as applied to the care of an individual patient as well as the broader community population. (
  • Through lecture and case discussion, the student will focus on ethical problem-solving in more complex patient-based cases and introduces legal concepts affecting the practice of dentistry including licensure, contract and tort law, patient abandonment, malpractice, informed consent and refusal, mandatory reporting laws, patient confidentiality and prudent behavior, diversity and discrimination laws. (
  • The practice serves a large FFS/PPO patient base and features a strong recall program, with over 40% of production being derived from hygiene services. (
  • Over recent years, official child welfare statistics suggest a consistent decline in child physical abuse rates, but because these reports represent only cases investigated and confirmed by state CPS agencies, these trends may reflect changes in reporting practices, investigation standards, and administrative or statistical procedures. (
  • In this article, we review 3 years of FFV data submitted by participating dentists. (
  • It's difficult to change patterns and behaviors of people who practice for five or 10 years. (
  • Bryant Truitt, CFE, Founder and CEO of Brytan & Associates, Inc. found his calling in preventing health care fraud, specifically for dentists and oral surgeons, over a casual conversation with his dentist more than 15 years ago. (
  • This is absolutely one of the most rewarding services I have every added to my practice in my 30 years. (
  • She practiced dentistry for 13 years as the attending dentist at two nursing home facilities. (
  • About 17 years ago, I coughed and shattered a front tooth, and a referral from my boss led me to the dentist who would change my life. (
  • We see patients all the time who haven't been to a dentist in years," said Dr. Ren. (
  • Anne is an experienced dentist who has been caring for patients at our practice for over 20 years. (
  • Klaudia has been practising as a dentist in Central London for 20 years. (
  • The patterns of practice have also changed, and whereas 30 years ago, nearly all dentists practiced solo, today, the largest growth area of dentistry is in large group practices. (
  • The Practice has been owned by senior dentist Berwick Taylor for 20 years. (
  • In 30 years of practicing dentistry, I've learned that there are some amazing factors about getting cavities and having gum problems that the PUBLIC DOES NOT KNOW. (
  • But Dr. Snow, 'putting anaesthesia under a wider historical lens', has turned her gaze onto the 'complex patterns of innovation, reversals, debate, and geographical difference by which anaesthesia became established in British medicine', and as a result feels that the doubts persisted for up to twenty years. (
  • He's been practicing for 36 years. (
  • Surprisingly, people younger than 21 years received more than 11% of dentist-prescribed opioids. (
  • For the past seven years I have indulged my love for teaching at The Governors Academy, where I taught Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, and Environmental Science, while continuing to practice Periodontics and Implant Therapy. (
  • The conference was a meeting point for dentists with post graduation experience ranging between 1 and 32 years and from different part of the country. (
  • Some years ago, a retired university professor visited my dentistry practice. (
  • He hadn't seen a dentist in over five years, partly because he had lost his private health benefits when he retired, so it wasn't surprising that he needed dental care. (
  • Retiring after 34 years, mid-six figure gross collections, four days per week and a cash practice! (
  • He offered her a chance to repay him instead of jail but she ran, stole from another dentist and served time in prison. (
  • I would lose over half my practice without dental sedation," said another dentist. (
  • This was discovered when he sold his practice to another dentist, Brendon Zeidler. (
  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Florida dentist is accused of harming the most vulnerable of patients, young children. (
  • Such changes in oral health, demographics and use of services are expected to impact on the practice activity of dentists. (
  • The report describes the levels of oral disease, perceived oral health and patterns of dental treatment for the WA population and among sociodemographic subgroups of the population.The report includes a special focus on two factors that are significant determinants of oral health in the WA population: dental insurance and government assistance for dental care. (
  • Male dentists gave significantly greater importance to the "health" factor compared to female dentists. (
  • ABSTRACT The requirements for dentists in Lebanon for the year 2015 were estimated using the World Health Organization/World Dental Federation planning model. (
  • ABSTRACT This study compared dentists' perceptions of provided services in Family Health (FH) and Mother and Child Health (MCH) clinics. (
  • We put a lot of effort into staying current on health care best practices, as well as the fraud research and information from the ACFE. (
  • What are the implications for public health practice? (
  • 05]). The pattern for oral cancer counseling and receiving an oral cancer examination was different: adults without oral cancer risk factors (no tobacco use, normal/underweight, and/or excellent/very good health) were more likely to receive oral cancer counseling or screening. (
  • Public health dentistry is practiced generally through governmentally sponsored programs, which are for the most part directed toward public-school children in the belief that their education in oral hygiene is the best way to reach the general public. (
  • British dentistry's aesthetics may not be up to American standards, but when I was a kid, anyone could get an appointment to see a National Health Service dentist, and there was no out-of-pocket cost for treatment. (
  • Similar to the people who don't have medical insurance or a primary care physician who go to a hospital emergency room for minor health issues, so do people without dental insurance or a dentist and will show up at Eastman's urgent dental care walk-in clinic. (
  • By using a mirror, the dentist and team can preserve their own health better because it forces them to sit up correctly in their chair as they treat patients. (
  • DATA SOURCES: North Carolina Medicaid claims, eligibility, and provider files, the Cooperative Health Information Systems' dentist licensure files, and the Log Into North Carolina data. (
  • The dentist, through a comprehensive review of an infant's medical history, oral evaluation, and environmental context, can identify patients at special risk for compromised oral health. (
  • Best practices are needed on the most effective ways to educate health care professionals, veterinarians, and the public on the risks associated with antimicrobial resistance, and the urgent need to protect existing antibiotics. (
  • Health officials in Oklahoma will begin testing as many as 7,000 patients of a Tulsa dentist accused of unsanitary practices. (
  • The crisp, stucco exterior of an Oklahoma dental clinic concealed what health inspectors say they found inside: rusty instruments used on patients with infectious diseases and a pattern of unsanitary practices that put thousands of people at risk. (
  • The Oklahoma Dentistry Board lodged a 17-count complaint against Harrington, saying he was a "menace to the public health by reasons of practicing dentistry in an unsafe or unsanitary manner. (
  • Purpose: The purpose of the study was to understand US dentists' attitudes, knowledge, and practices regarding dental care for pregnant women and to determine the impact of recent papers on oral health and pregnancy and guidelines disseminated widely. (
  • Smoking and diabetes are two conditions that degrade oral and overall health, yet most dentists do little to help smokers quit or proactively manage their diabetic patients, nor do they feel it's their responsibility to be actively involved, according to a survey conducted by SDOS researchers and published in the August 2005 Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA). (
  • Of the interviewed dentists, 122 (55.1%) practiced in teaching hospitals and 24% had their specialization in child dental health. (
  • For example, the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario has developed the Oral Health Nursing Best Practice Guidelines which aims to address the daily oral care needs of dependent adults and are applicable to multiple care settings including acute, residential and community practice settings. (
  • Yet, until meaningful policy is introduced by relevant provincial health ministries to ensure that best practices for oral care assessment and care-planning are being met within each of these settings, gaps in this essential element of personal care will persist. (
  • Our studies include research on emerging models of oral health care, diversity in dentistry, and scope of practice. (
  • Dentists are healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat problems related to oral health. (
  • They are usually based in a surgery or GP practice and are often the first port of call for most patients with a concern about their health. (
  • In 2008, members of the ADA Health and Wellness Committee, which serves dentists who are themselves in recovery, noticed an increase in patients with substance use disorders, including opioids, noted Alison Bramhall, who manages the committee. (
  • [11] Dental public health specialists are a select group of certified dentists. (
  • Restorations and scaling were provided by 90% of all dentists. (
  • May 7, 2012 -- Dentists who take a conservative approach to placing restorations tend to stay conservative when replacing or repairing them. (
  • But majorities were lacking among decisions dentists made about the repair and placement of restorations, according to a study presented during a poster session at the recent American Association for Dental Research (AADR) annual meeting in Tampa, FL. (
  • And one majority, 54%, surfaced in dentists' responses to the appropriate threshold for the placement of initial restorations in low-risk patients. (
  • A questionnaire was distributed to 120 dentists in 7 FH and 4 MCH clinics in Alexandria, Egypt in 2012. (
  • Un questionnaire a été distribué à 120 dentistes de sept cliniques de santé de la famille et de quatre dispensaires de santé maternelle et infantile à Alexandrie (Égypte) en 2012. (
  • A web-based password-protected questionnaire was sent to 633 registered dentists who graduated from the Federal University of Goias between 1988 and 2007. (
  • A cross-sectional study was conducted consisting of a questionnaire survey of dentists affiliated with the Dental Practice-Based Research Network Japan (JDPBRN) (n = 148). (
  • The dental practitioners were also asked to complete a self-administered questionnaire regarding demographic data, prescribing practices, and knowledge about antibiotic use. (
  • Although many Manitoba children have had an FFV, few visit a dentist by 12 months, as recommended by the dental profession. (
  • Each year approximately 27 million people visit a dentist but not a physician. (
  • We're seeing the declining trend of young adults likely to visit a dentist. (
  • Each year approximately 27 million people visit a dentist but not a physi- (eg, those previously told they had diabetes risk factors were more cian. (
  • But one dentist worried, "With some of the practitioners I've seen, conscious sedation is a catastrophe waiting to happen. (
  • They have come to learn provider's personality traits, practice patterns and habits to the extent that contrived relationships are established. (
  • Patterns of practice in dentistry related to diagnosis and treatment. (
  • PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS: Dentists are providing substantially less opioid prescriptions compared to their medical colleagues for pain treatment following a dental diagnosis in the Medicaid population. (
  • When we asked dentists about the highest level of sedation dentistry they offer to their patients, responses were across the board. (
  • A number of dentists voiced their preference for IV sedation. (
  • General dentists and specialists have markedly different patterns of sedation. (
  • Female dentists responding to this survey were more conservative in their use of dental sedation than were their male counterparts. (
  • IV sedation has enhanced my practice and created a niche that is keeping me busy! (
  • The doctor also is accused of letting his assistants perform tasks only a licensed dentist should have done, including administering IV sedation. (
  • Only physicians, dentists or podiatrists who are qualified by education, training and licensure to administer moderate sedation should supervise the administration of moderate sedation. (
  • A licensed physician (allopathic or osteopathic), dentist or podiatrist who has not completed postgraduate training in anesthesiology but is specifically trained to personally administer or supervise the administration of moderate sedation. (
  • A licensed registered nurse, advanced practice nurse or physician assistant who is trained to administer medications and monitor patients during moderate sedation under the direct supervision of a nonanesthesiologist sedation practitioner or an anesthesiologist. (
  • My dentist diagnosed a nasty infection and prescribed a strong antibiotic. (
  • Trends in antibiotic use and microbial diagnostics in periodontal treatment: comparing surveys of German dentists in a ten-year period. (
  • Antibiotic prescribing practices by dentists: a review. (
  • Antibiotic prescribing by dentists has increased: Why? (
  • The pattern of antibiotic prescribing by dental practitioners in Zagreb, Croatia. (
  • Indications of antibiotic prophylaxis in dental practice - review. (
  • The impact of clinical audit on antibiotic prescribing in general dental practice. (
  • To quantify the practice patterns of Japanese dentists in the management of pain related to temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and to identify specific characteristics that are significantly associated with the decision to perform occlusal adjustment for TMD-related pain. (
  • Associations between dentist characteristics and the decision to perform occlusal adjustment were analyzed via multiple logistic regression. (
  • however, over half of the dentists performed occlusal adjustment for TMD-related pain. (
  • The results of this study suggest that an evidence-practice gap exists for occlusal adjustment for TMD-related pain. (
  • This is a rare opportunity to purchase an established, general dentistry practice located in a rapidly growing suburb of Austin. (
  • This is an opportunity to purchase a general dentistry practice with tremendous upside potential located in an affluent suburb of Austin. (
  • This established, general dentistry practice is located in a charming community just 60 miles north of Dallas. (
  • This is an opportunity to purchase a successful general dentistry practice located in a smaller community just 35 miles south of Fort Worth. (
  • ALPINE: Long established general dentistry practice for sale in the beautiful mountains of West Texas. (
  • AUSTIN (NORTH): General dentistry practice for sale in rapidly growing North Central Austin. (
  • AUSTIN, SAN ANTONIO & SOUTH TEXAS AREA PRACTICE OPPORTUNITIES MCLERRAN & ASSOCIATES: AUSTIN SUBURB (ID #T357): This small, established, general dentistry practice features a turn-key facility with excellent visibility in a growing suburb of Austin. (
  • AUSTIN AREA (ID #T356): This is an opportunity to purchase a turn-key, general dentistry practice with tremendous upside potential and an attractive, free-standing building with a high visibility location in a growing community near Austin. (
  • Describe access to care and utilization patterns of older adults. (
  • Today, an increasing number of dentists acknowledge that adults with good oral hygiene need to see a dentist only once every 12 to 16 months. (
  • ABILENE: A non-profit dental mission clinic is seeking a full or part time dentist to provide care for low income and uninsured adults. (
  • For more than two decades, he had paid little mind to his own prescribing patterns and, like many in his field, did little to train his students about exposing patients to addictive painkillers. (
  • [2] Recent studies are leading many to question how and why dentists prescribe addictive painkillers when available alternatives might be safer and more effective. (
  • Risk factors such as medical and social history, feeding patterns, presence of enamel anomalies, oral hygiene practice and fluoride availability can be identified by the age of one year. (
  • On the web page of the Fluoride Action Network you will find an interesting article from York County, Maine, titled " Kennebunk dentist leads fight for fluoridation . (
  • In this case Lisa Howard claims to have practiced in two towns in Minnesota, one fluoridated and the other unfluoridated, and the difference in tooth decay convinced her " beyond a shadow of a doubt that (fluoride) made a difference. (
  • Research is lacking about the actual practices of CAM practitioners and sub-specialties within those CAM practitioners, including doctors of chiropractic. (
  • There is a need to improve the proportion of children visiting a dentist by the recommended age, and general practitioners should assume a greater role in providing this service. (
  • There are many more dentists and other types of dental practitioners per 100,000 population in major cities than in remote/very remote areas ([ 6 ]. (
  • Overall, there appears to be a lack of rigour among some general dental practitioners when screening for potentially malignant disorders and their incidence in dental practice is perceived to be low. (
  • The pattern for such programs in the past was a dental practitioners annual visit to a school to lecture and to demonstrate proper tooth-brushing techniques. (
  • Practice activity patterns of dentists in Australia: trends over time by age of patients' presents findings on the activity of dentists in private general practice from The Longitudinal Study of Dentists' Practice Activity. (
  • In FH clinics, where the performance-based incentive system was implemented, a greater number of patients was served and there was a shift in the type of services provided although dentists had a less positive perception of quality aspects. (
  • A follow-up investigation has identified four additional patients of the dentist who are infected with HIV. (
  • All patients (A-E) denied sexual contact with the dentist, and they did not name each other as sex partners. (
  • We thank the people of Evansville for trusting Aspen Dental with their care and look forward to continuing to provide Aspen Dental patients in a second location with a dentist and staff they can trust, who listen to patients, understand their needs, and respect them. (
  • Aspen Dental serves the dental care needs of under-served patients by focusing on the 40% of the population with no regular dentist or pattern of dental visits. (
  • Dentists treated an average of 1.9 ± 1.8 (mean ± SD) patients with TMD-related pain per month. (
  • Most importantly, we want to provide people with a dentist and staff they can trust, who listen to patients, understand their needs, and respect them,' explains Dr. Bill Siemiaszko, Director of Clinical Services, Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (
  • It's surprising how many apprehensive patients avoid the dentist until they're in pain. (
  • Now, we treat many patients that other dentists can't or won't treat in my area. (
  • The dentist reviews below are from our patients giving their feedback on our clinic and dentists, collected independently by (
  • When our patients were asked whether they would recommend Pearl dental clinic to friends and family, 95.6% responded that they were either extremely likely or likely to recommend the practice to their friends and family. (
  • Highly trained and skilled dentists, friendly atmosphere and empathetic approach to patients. (
  • The article tells the scandalous story of a now-retired dentist named Roger Lund who performed a huge number of totally unnecessary procedures - including unneeded root canals, crowns, and bridges - with costs of $50,000+ for patients. (
  • She is committed to providing quality dentistry in collaboration with her patients and the rest of the team at the practice. (
  • Results Dentist's perceived barriers have the strongest direct effect on current practice and might be the most important factor deterring dentists from providing care to pregnant patients. (
  • Despite current clinical recommendations to deliver all necessary care to pregnant patients during the first, second, and third trimesters, dentists' knowledge of the appropriateness of procedures continues to lag the state of the art in dental science. (
  • Despite increased attention to the roles of physicians and dentists in curbing opioid misuse, abuse, and diversion, information about prescribing practices and the frequency of multiple concurrent opioid prescriptions among dental patients is limited. (
  • Jenna McCauley and colleagues [3] offer a review of data from the South Carolina prescription drug monitoring program representative of dispensed medication for patients prescribed at least one opioid by a dentist during the most recently available 2-year timeframe (2012-2013). (
  • In these interviews, the dentists explained how these handpieces compared to ones they have previously used, how these handpieces have improved their workflow, and their patients' responses to the handpieces. (
  • The survey of 105 general practice dentists found that while 75 percent ask patients about smoking, less than 10 percent frequently provide follow-up or referral for smokers. (
  • Our data show that it's not enough to give dentists more information about smoking cessation and actively managing diabetic patients,' says the study's lead author, Carol Kunzel, Ph.D., associate professor of clinical dentistry. (
  • Practice serves over 1,500 patients. (
  • Pearl Dental Clinic has also been fully assessed and has passed all the stringent quality checks carried out by the independent UK regulator for dental clinics Care Quality Commission in England (2017 Inspection Report found here) which regulates all dental practices, GP practices, hospitals and care homes in England. (
  • CONCLUSIONS: Discrepancies between observed and recommended practice support the need for educational initiatives to promote rational use of antibiotics in dentistry in Belgium. (
  • A community nurse who had a toothache went to see the dentist Omer Butt, 31, at his dental clinic in Bury, Greater Manchester. (
  • Dentist Reviews at Pearl dental clinic in Kingston, London. (
  • The study , which was published recently in PLOS One , clearly shows that the mandatory PDMP significantly affected the prescription pattern for pain medications by dentists in an urgent care dental clinic and represents one of the first evidence-based studies on the subject. (
  • Frequency counts were checked, "skip" patterns were verified, and the reasonableness of responses to the questions was reviewed. (
  • Most JDPBRN dentists used similar diagnostic protocols, including questions and examinations. (
  • It is estimated that 61% of 14- to 17-year-olds receive opioid prescriptions from dentists following third-molar extractions. (
  • The American College of Cardiology/AHA classification of recommendations and levels of evidence for practice guidelines were used. (
  • A professional who uses kind and gentle behavior-management techniques-one who provides readily available emergency care and practices philosophies geared toward preventive dentistry. (
  • As if that isn't a full enough plate, Cooper is also the CEO and cofounder of Doctor Distillery, an inbound marketing lead generation company that aims to help dental companies connect with dentists who are interested in their products and services. (
  • Aspen strives to serve historically under-served members of the community by providing dental care to the 40 percent of the population with no regular dentist or pattern of dental visits. (
  • I was grateful to have received emergency dental treatment twice here, when I was very much in pain and my normal regular dentist wouldn't work at nights/ weekends to provide the root canal treatment that I needed. (
  • More FH dentists reported providing simple extractions, paediatric extractions and multi-rooted endodontic treatment (P = 0.03, 0.001 and 0.001). (
  • Dentist Practice Patterns and Therapeutic Confidence in the Treatment of Pain Related to Temporomandibular Disorders in a Dental Practice-Based Research Network. (
  • In 1900 a dentist would have encountered cavities as we see today in children, but extraction as often the only treatment. (
  • The program was designed to prepare dental auxiliaries to understand restorative treatment under the direct supervision of a dentist who assumes ultimate responsibility for planning treatment, assessing the quality of performance, and assuring the patient's well-being. (
  • In addition to calling for prescription limits and mandatory CE, the new policy supports statutory limits on opioid dosage and duration of no more than seven days for the treatment of acute pain and asks dentists to register with and utilize prescription drug monitoring programs. (
  • Conclusion: Findings suggest that attitudes are significant determinants of accurate knowledge and current practice. (
  • The pattern has been of family restorative dentistry on week days with more accident and emergency in the weekends and public holidays. (
  • So, essentially, it is an intellectual and social history of the introduction of general anaesthesia and of the response of surgeons and the general public to its early problems, leading up to its secure establishment in medical practice and its gradual acceptance as a specialty, and which is written from the viewpoint of a particular school of social history. (
  • The practice serves a predominantly fee-for-service and provides the buyer with tremendous upside potential via expanding operating hours and expanding the service mix (all specialty procedures are currently referred out). (
  • This practice has substantial upside potential through the launch of an internal/external marketing program, offering additional specialty procedures, and expanding office hours. (
  • The practice provides a buyer with the opportunity to significantly increase production immediately following closing via increasing operating hours, increasing doctor production, retaining specialty procedures in-house, and implementing a marketing plan. (
  • I am always able to get an appointment and the opening times accommodate my work pattern perfectly. (
  • As I was due to see my dentist for my six monthly checkup (okay, perhaps 4-6 weeks late), I contacted his practice to make an appointment. (
  • Until the dentist appointment, the mean dentist appointment, we were apart. (
  • Dentists' perceptions of barriers to providing dental care to pregnant women. (
  • The practice serves a large, 100% FFS and provides the buyer with tremendous upside potential via expanding the service mix and increasing operating hours/doctor days (the seller is only working 3.5 days/week).The well-appointed office features attractive décor, tons of natural lights, 5 fully-equipped operatories with fantastic views, CBCT, and digital sensors. (
  • If you are looking for a great starter practice or satellite office with an excellent location in a highly desirable area of Austin, this is a must see opportunity! (
  • This practice would make an excellent starter practice or satellite office. (
  • At an asking price of low six figures, this is an excellent opportunity to purchase a starter practice (which could also make a great satellite office) with low overhead and strong upside potential for a fraction of the price of starting a practice from scratch. (