Journal of
Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

  • Abbreviation: J. Dent. Oral Hyg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2472
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDOH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 137

Table of Content: July 2015; 7(7)

July 2015

Evaluation of anxiety level changes during the first three months of orthodontic treatment in Pakistani population

There are two types of anxiety disorders: state and trait anxiety. Anxiety among dental patients is common and potentially problematic, both for the patient and for the dental team in managing such patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate changes in dental anxiety among patients and parents, their state and trait anxiety were assessed by using anxiety scales. Anxiety levels of 120 patients and parent of each...

Author(s): Hana Pervez, Imtiaz Ahmed and Gul-e-Erum

July 2015

Knowledge and attitude of Saudi mothers towards health of primary teeth

The aim of this study was to assess Saudi mothers’ knowledge and attitude towards primary teeth health and dental caries and the impact of level of education on their knowledge and attitude. Four hundred, self-reported questionnaires were distributed to mothers of children aged 1 to 6 years. They contained questions expressing knowledge and attitudes towards the health of primary teeth and the effect of...

Author(s): Mona A. Kamil, Nahid M. El-Ameen, Sara H. Madkhaly, Tahani H. Alshamarry, Ruaa U. Hakami and Elham M. Nassir

July 2015

Dental professionals’ attitude towards biostatistics

The aim of this study was to evaluate the attitude of dental professionals towards biostatistics.  A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was conducted among all the faculty members and postgraduate students of dentistry at Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Descriptive analysis was undertaken and differences between groups were examined using Chi-square test. A response rate of...

Author(s): Ashwin C. Shetty, Noura M. Al Rasheed and Sara A. Albwardi