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Determining Reliability and Validity of the Modified Gingival Index when Reviewed in an Image-based Survey FormatDownload
Gingivitis affects 50-90% of the Canadian adult population, with the accumulation of dental plaque being the most common cause. Clinically, gingivitis is characterized by red, swollen gums, bleeding upon stimulation, and a loss of stippled, knife-edged margins. Gingivitis will not necessarily...
Background: Structured clinical assessments (SCAs) are an essential part of health professional education as they capture important information on not only what a student knows, but what they can do. However, this useful information is rarely translated into quality feedback that students can use...
Examining Differences in Oral Health Status Based on Assessments Conducted by Long-Term Care Staff Versus a DentistDownload
Long-term care demand is increasing as Canada’s population ages and experiences a growing prevalence of dementia. Long-term care residents are highly dependent on health care providers for ongoing assessment and care due to complex cognitive and other medical conditions. One aspect of health...
Exploring Oral Self-Care Practices and Concerns of Community-Dwelling Individuals Living with Dementia and Their Care PartnersDownload
Dementia is a progressive disorder that affects thinking and memory. One of the most significant day-to-day impacts of dementia is the loss in ability to complete basic activities of daily living (ADLs), such as oral care. Toothbrushing is a multi-step task that individuals living with dementia...
Factors Facilitating Dental Practitioners in the Provision of Infant and Toddler Dental Homes in Alberta: An Interpretive DescriptionDownload
Early childhood caries is recognized as a preventable disease which has considerable systemic health and economic consequences. It has been described as the most common chronic childhood disease. Initiating oral health care early in the life course for infants and toddlers is an important...
Poor oral health in older adults is identified as a major health issue. There are cumulative effects of oral diseases over time that may impact other health issues for older adults. Regular utilization of dental care is key to maintaining good oral health in later life; however, older adults...
Background: Low-income Canadians face multi-faceted physical and social barriers to dental care including but not limited to cost and stigma. Recognising the barriers to care, the Student-Health Initiative for the Needs of Edmonton (SHINE) dental clinic was created in 2004. SHINE is a...