Kanaan Elias

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STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM Previous research has used a range of cutting forces for preparing teeth, but there are no data available on the forces actually imposed while cutting teeth with high-speed handpieces. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to measure the forces imposed while cutting teeth with tungsten carbide burs used in high-speed handpieces.(More)
BACKGROUND High frequency of free sugars intake, during the first year of life is probably the greatest risk factor for early childhood caries. The latter is a global public health challenge. Very little is known about the social determinants of infant's frequency of free sugars intake, particularly in low-income countries. Thus, the present study aimed to(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of an integrated oral health promotion intervention, within the Syrian national immunisation programme, which provided free preventive dental health products, without health workers' counselling, on one-year-old infants' tooth-brushing and bottle-feeding termination practices. RESEARCH DESIGN a randomised controlled(More)
Author details Population and Patient Health, King’s College London Dental Institute, Denmark Hill Campus, Bessemer Road, London SE5 9RS, UK. Oral Medicine Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria. Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, London WC1X 8LD, UK. Centre for International Child Oral Health, King’s(More)
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