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Consensus Statement on Sugary Drinks

Sugary drinks are no longer a looming public health crisis, but a very real one. By working together, and acting now, we can prevent not only oral health damage, but obesity - a leading risk factor for diabetes, cardiovascular disease and some cancers.

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HEALTH PROFESSIONALS : PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

Dental Caries

Lee M and Dennison PJ (2004). "Water fluoridation and dental caries in 5 and 12 year old children from Canterbury and Wellington."  New Zealand Dental Journal 100(1):10-5. Full Text (PDF)

Chan KM, King NM, et al. (2005). "Can infants catch caries? A review of the current evidence on the infectious nature of dental caries in infants." New Zealand Dental Journal 101(1): 4-11. Full Text (PDF)

Plutzer K and Spencer AJ (2007). "Efficacy of an oral health promotion intervention in the prevention of early childhood caries." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36(4): 335-46. Abstract

Declerck D, Leroy R, et al. (2007). "Factors associated with prevalence and severity of caries experience in preschool children." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36(2): 168-78. Abstract

Bader JD, Perrin NA, et al. (2007). "Exploring the contributions of components of caries risk assessment guidelines."  Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36(4): 357-62. Abstract    

Marshall TA, Eichenberger-Gilmore JM, et al. (2007). "Dental caries and childhood obesity: roles of diet and socioeconomic status."  Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35(6): 449 -58.  Abstract  

Feldens CA, Vitolo MR, et al. (2007). "A randomized trial of the effectiveness of home visits in preventing early childhood caries."  Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35(3): 215-23. Abstract

Gussy MG, Waters EG, et al. (2006). "Early childhood caries: current evidence for aetiology and prevention." Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 42(1-2): 37-43. Abstract

Attitudes, Knowledge, Behaviours and Factors influencing Oral Health

Fitzgerald RP, Thomson WM, et al. (2004). "An exploratory qualitative study of Otago adolescents' views of oral health and oral health care." New Zealand Dental Journal 100(3): 62-71. Full Text (PDF)

Jamieson LM and Koopu PI (2006). "Exploring factors that influence child use of dental services and toothbrushing in New Zealand."   Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34(6): 410-8. Abstract  

Weyant RJ, Manz M, et al. (2007). "Factors associated with parents' and adolescents' perceptions of oral health and need for dental treatment."  Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35(5): 321-30. Abstract 

Finlayson TL, Siefert K, et al.  (2007). "Maternal self-efficacy and 1-5-year-old children's brushing habits."   Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35(4): 272-81. Abstract 

Hilton IV, Stephen S, et al. (2007). "Cultural factors and children's oral health care: a qualitative study of carers of young children." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35(6): 429-38. Abstract

Declerck D, Leroy R, et al. (2007). "Factors associated with prevalence and severity of caries experience in preschool children." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36(2): 168-78. Abstract

McKelvey VA, Thomson WM, et al. (2003). "A qualitative study of oral health knowledge and attitudes among staff caring for older people in Dunedin long-term care facilities." New Zealand Dental Journal 99(4):98 -103. Full Text (PDF)

Drummond BK, Clarke HM, et al. (2002). "Oral health knowledge of Plunket nurses in New Zealand: evaluation of an oral health module." New Zealand Dental Journal 98:64-6. Full Text (PDF)

Jamieson LM and Thomson WM (2002). "Dental health, dental neglect, and use of services in an adult Dunedin population sample." New Zealand Dental Journal 98:4-8. Full Text (PDF)

Oral Health Related Quality of Life

Lawrence HP, Thomson WM, et al. (2007). "Oral health-related quality of life in a birth cohort of 32-year olds."  Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36(4):305-16. Abstract

Malden PE, Thomson WM, et al. (2007). "Changes in parent-assessed oral health-related quality of life among young children following dental treatment under general anaesthetic." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36(2): 108-17. Abstract

Honkala S, Honkala E, et al. (2007). "Do life- or school-satisfaction and self-esteem indicators explain the oral hygiene habits of schoolchildren?"   Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35(5): 321-30. Abstract

Sheiham A (2006). "Dental caries affects body weight, growth and quality of life in pre-school children." British Dental Journal 201(10): 625-6. Abstract

Fluoride

Singh, K.A., A.J. Spencer, et al. (2003). "Relative effects of pre- and posteruption water fluoride on caries experience of permanent first molars." Journal of Public Health Dent 63(1): 11-9. Abstract

Lee M and Dennison PJ (2004). "Water fluoridation and dental caries in 5 and 12 year old children from Canterbury and Wellington."  New Zealand Dental Journal 100(1):10-5. Full Text (PDF)

Truin G and van't Hof M (2007). "The effect of fluoride gel on incipient carious lesions in a low-caries child population." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35(4): 250-4. Abstract

Featherstone JDB (2004). "Topical effects of fluoride in the reversal and prevention of dental decay." Journal of Public Health Dentistry 64(1):32-4. Abstract

Clark DC, Robert G, et al. (2007). "The results after 20 months of a study testing the efficacy of a weekly fluoride mouthrinsing program." Journal of Public Health Dentistry 45(4):252-6. Abstract

Leverett DH, Sveen OB, et al. (2007). "Weekly rinsing with a fluoride mouthrinse in an unfluoridated community: results after seven years." Journal of Public Health Dentistry 45(2):95-100. Abstract

 Armfield JM (2007). "Public water fluoridation and dental health in New South Wales." Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 29(5): 477-83. Abstract

Dental Erosion

Mahoney EK and Kilpatrick NM (2003). "Dental erosion: Part 1. Aetiology and prevalence of dental erosion." New Zealand Dental Journal 99(2):33-41. Full Text (PDF)