COVID-19 and Inequities in Oral Health Care for Older People: An Opportunity for Emerging Paradigms.

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Severe restrictions have been imposed in most countries for oral health care to the general population, allowing treatment only for emergencies, because of the generation of aerosols during clinical procedures […]

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The dental health of cleft patients attending the 18-month-old clinic at a specialised cleft centre.

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Background Cleft lip and/or palate (CLP) patients are at high risk of developing dental caries and show a greater prevalence of dental defects.Aims To establish if CLP patients who attended […]

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Care pathways and provision in bariatric dental care: an exploration of patients’ and dentists’ experiences in the North East of England.

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Introduction Levels of obesity in the UK are increasing. The suitability and safety of dental care delivery can be affected by obesity. When patients’ weight exceeds that of a normal […]

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Learning disability and obesity: a case report of challenges and reasonable adjustments.

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Background When anxious, patients with learning disabilities may display challenging behaviour. The prevalence of obesity in patients with learning disabilities is rising and can increase the complexity of management. Reasonable […]

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Promoting co-production in the generation and use of research evidence to improve service provision in special care dentistry.

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Special care dentistry (SCD) provides holistic oral service provision for people with complex health and care needs. These can include physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, emotional or social impairment or […]

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To accept, or not to accept? A service evaluation to appraise complexity assessment of orthodontic patients referred into a secondary care setting.

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Introduction Commissioners in England use the Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) payments mechanism to encourage the best provision of orthodontic treatment. However, CQUIN only use the patient’s orthodontic need […]

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A Survey of the Barriers Affecting the Career Practice and Promotions of Female Dentists in Saudi Arabia.

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Over the last 40 y, the proportion of women in the profession of dentistry has been growing steadily. The extant literature, although limited, demonstrates that gender differences exist in choice […]

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