• Publications
  • Influence
Social gerontology: A multidisciplinary perspective
IN THIS SECTION: 1.) BRIEF 2.) COMPREHENSIVE BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Part I The Field of Social Gerontology Chapter 1 The Growth of Social Gerontology Chapter 2 Aging in Other Countries and acrossExpand
Comparing the perception of dentists and lay people to altered dental esthetics.
PURPOSE This study was designed to determine the perceptions of lay people and dental professionals with respect to minor variations in anterior tooth size and alignment and their relation to theExpand
Perceptions of dental professionals and laypersons to altered dental esthetics: asymmetric and symmetric situations.
INTRODUCTION Previous studies evaluated the perception of laypersons to symmetric alteration of anterior dental esthetics. However, no studies have evaluated the perception of asymmetric estheticExpand
Oral health-related quality of life and orthodontic treatment seeking.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to assess oral health-related quality of life (OHQOL) in adolescents who sought orthodontic treatment. A comparison between these adolescents and theirExpand
Job Commitment and Turnover among Women Working in Facilities Serving Older Persons
This study presents a model linking personal and job-related factors to job satisfaction, job commitment, and turnover. Responses from the staff of six nursing homes and 12 community facilitiesExpand
Barriers to and enablers of older adults' use of dental services.
The theme of the Elders' Oral Health Summit is older adults' access to dental care and how this situation can be improved for future cohorts. A major question is whether older adults today, as wellExpand
Predictors of oral health quality of life in older adults.
There is limited information regarding oral health status and other predictors of oral health-related quality of life. An association between oral health status and perceived oral health-relatedExpand
Psychological influences on the timing of orthodontic treatment.
Debates about the "ideal" timing of orthodontic treatment have focused on issues of biologic development and readiness. In this article we examine psychologic issues that should be considered in theExpand
Psychologic changes in orthognathic surgery patients: a 24-month follow up.
This report describes the final, two-year follow up in a longitudinal study of 74 patients who underwent orthognathic surgery for developmental deformities. Data for all six measurement periods wereExpand
Perceptions of facial profile and their influence on the decision to undergo orthognathic surgery.
Eighty patients, who had previously been evaluated by an oral surgeon and an orthodontist as requiring orthognathic surgery, completed questionnaires rating their perceptions of their own profiles.Expand