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Adult oral health and attitudes to dentistry in New Zealand 1976

Adult oral health and attitudes to dentistry in New Zealand 1976

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Published by Dental Research Unit, Medical Research Council of New Zealand in Wellington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dental public health -- New Zealand

  • Edition Notes

    StatementT.W. Cutress...[et al.].
    ContributionsCutress, T. W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRK52.4N45 A64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19702607M

    A study in determined the standard of oral health and the treatment needs, and examined public attitudes. Comparison with previous data showed a remarkable reduction in the prevalence of caries and in the level of edentulousness. Children and adolescents had little untreated decay (D = ), Cited by: 3. New Zealand Dental and Oral Health Therapists Association, Wellington, New Zealand. 2, likes talking about this. To empower dental and oral health therapists to provide customer-focused 5/5.

    The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is the professional association for New Zealand dentists. As well as providing services for its members, the NZDA is the one body able to speak on behalf of NZ dentistry as a whole. In the s, when New Zealand adults smiled, they often displayed a set of dentures. Since then, the focus of dental care and oral health has changed from pulling out decayed teeth to filling, restoring and improving the appearance of teeth as well as continued efforts .

    A LITERATURE REVIEW ON ORAL HEALTH IN PRESCHOOLERS ISBN: HPA Report No. – RSC Prepared for the Health Promotion Agency by: Sarah Dallas Dr Judy Li Kerri Kruse Dr Karen McBride-Henry HEALTH PROMOTION AGENCY PO Box Wellington New Zealand May 1File Size: 1MB. Oral Health in New Zealand The oral health status of New Zealand is variable. The introduction of fl uoride into toothpaste and some regional water supplies during the s, combined with improving diagnostic technology, has seen the overall standard of oral health improve in the last 30 years. Advances in cosmetic dentistry and dental hygiene.


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Adult oral health and attitudes to dentistry in New Zealand 1976 Download PDF EPUB FB2

J N Z Soc Periodontol. Nov;(50) Adult oral health and attitudes to dentistry in New Zealand, Sheiham A. PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Cited by: Adult oral health and attitudes to dentistry in New Zealand, an epidemiological and sociological survey of adult oral conditions and treatment needs, oral behaviour, and attitudes to oral health, disease and services / T.W.

Cutress. Adult oral health and attitudes to dentistry in New Zealand, By A Sheiham Topics: Adult, Attitude to Health, Dental Care, Dentistry, Humans, New Zealand, Oral HealthAuthor: A Sheiham. Adult oral health and attitudes to dentistry in New Zealand Wellington: Medical Research Council of New Zealand; Elley W, Irving J.

The Elley-Irving socio-economic index Census revision. NZ J Educ Stud ; Greene JC, Vermillion JR. The Simplified Oral Hygiene Index. J Am Dent Assoc Cited by: A national survey of adult oral health and attitudes to dentistry in documented the nation’s poor oral health.

During this decade, the concept of a dental team was frequently brought up by the NZDA. The acquisition of dental knowledge, dental attitudes, and dental disease: a study of New Zealand school children Article in Community health studies 5(2) June with 10 Reads.

Dental Health Behaviour and Attitudes 2 2. Health Promotion and Consumer Issues 4 3. Adult Oral Health 6 Dental Caries 6 Periodontal Disease 10 Extracted and Missing Teeth 13 Oral Cancer 15 Other Soft Tissue Disorders affecting the Oral Cavity 17 Congenital and Hereditary Dento-facial Anomalies 19 Orofacial Pain.

I am pleased to bring to you this report, Our Oral Health, presenting findings from the New Zealand Oral Health Survey. Oral health is important for people s health and wellbeing poor oral health can have physical and psychological impacts on their lives.

This is the first national survey on oral health in New Zealand in over 20 Size: 1MB. Contact Dental Public Health. Tel +64 3 Email [email protected] Postal address. Dental Public Health Department of Oral Sciences Faculty of Dentistry University of Otago PO Box 56 Dunedin New Zealand.

Physical address. Dental Public Health Department of Oral Sciences Faculty of Dentistry Great King Street North. This section provides oral health resources for health professionals and the public.

Quick guide to oral health services. Dental care is free for New Zealand kids until their 18th birthday – call Talk Teeth ( ) to find out about the dental service in your area. The New Zealand Oral Health Survey is the first nationwide survey to collect information on the oral health status of New Zealand adults and children in over 20 years.

This report presents key clinical and self-reported findings from the survey, focusing on oral health status, protective factors and service utilisation among the New Zealand population.

Author(s): Cutress,T W Title(s): Adult oral health and attitudes to dentistry in New Zealand, / T.W. Cutress [et al.] ; statistical consultants, S.

Kapiti man Ziggy Bowes has teeth removed by Symes de Silva dentist David McKelvey as part of a free dental care week that ran around New Zealand. The findings of the WHO survey prompted the New Zealand Dental Research Foundation to carry out its own Survey of Adult Oral Health and Attitudes to Dentistry (SAOH) in This study had similar findings to the WHO survey.

By the age of 20 years, New Zealanders had approximately half of their teeth decayed, missing, or by: 3. J N Z Soc Periodontol.

May;(53) The periodontal status of the New Zealand public: 3. survey into adult oral health and attitudes to dentistry in New Zealand (SAOH) Author: Laws Aj. The New Zealand Oral Health Survey (NZOHS) is the first nationwide survey to collect information on the oral health status of New Zealand adults and children in 21 years.

There have been two previous national oral health surveys in New Zealand: the Survey of Adult Oral Health and Attitudes to Dentistry (Cutress et al ). In addition to dental attendance, dental self-care and smoking, eating habits and attitude to food can also affect oral health.

Oral health and dental fear are known to be associated [5,[9][ Study of Oral Health Outcomes (ICS II) was carried out in New Zealand. The study is part of a major project involving nine countries or regions.

The principal New Zealand objectives were to: • assess oral health and oral disease for specific age groups and to document any change since previous surveys. Conclusions Oral Health students who had been educated in a 3-year oral health curriculum in Australia and New Zealand had more positive attitudes and behaviors related oral health than did.

You should also visit your dentist regularly. Ask them how often you need to go – it will depend on things like your age and the condition of your teeth.

Don’t wait for problems to develop. By visiting your dentist regularly for a check-up, you can get problems fixed early and reduce considerable time, cost, stress, pain, swelling and bad. Oral Health Therapists (OHTs) work closely with other dental practitioners to prevent tooth decay and gum disease, and are sought after in New Zealand and abroad.

In order to register as an OHT in New Zealand, you must have a Bachelor of Oral Health or equivalant qualifications and experience.To determine the attitudes of New Zealand dentists and dental specialists towards employing dual-trained Oral Health (dental therapy/dental hygiene) graduates, their knowledge of the scopes of.Healthy Smile, Healthy Child: Oral Health Guide for Well Child Providers (NZ Dental Association ).

Our Oral Health: Key findings of the New Zealand Oral Health Survey (Ministry of Health ). Good Oral Health for All for Life (Ministry of Health ). Downloads. Download or order resources from the Community Health Information Centre.