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Effects of a mouthwash with chlorine dioxide on oral malodor and salivary bacteria: a randomized placebo-controlled 7-day trial
BackgroundPrevious research has shown the oxidizing properties and microbiological efficacies of chlorine dioxide (ClO2). Its clinical efficacies on oral malodor have been evaluated and reported onlyExpand
Masticatory ability and functional tooth units in Japanese adults.
The purposes of this study were (i) to examine the relationship between the number of natural teeth and the number of functional tooth units in Japanese adults, (ii) to evaluate how functional toothExpand
Association between education level and dentition status in Japanese adults: Japan public health center-based oral health study.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to examine whether there is an educational gradient in dentition status among Japanese adults who are under the universal public health insurance system. Expand
Clinical trial of oral malodor treatment in patients with periodontal diseases.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Only a few clinical research studies have assessed different therapeutic approaches to oral malodor in subjects affected by periodontal diseases. The aim of this study was toExpand
Relationship between oral health literacy and oral health behaviors and clinical status in Japanese adults
Abstract Background/purpose Health literacy is recognized as an important determinant of health as well as a causal factor in health disparities among different population groups. However, theExpand
Association of oral health literacy with oral health behaviour and oral health status in Belarus.
OBJECTIVES To explore the level of oral health literacy among adults in Belarus, a former part of the Soviet Union, and to analyse the associations between oral health literacy, socio-demographics,Expand
Validity of the self-reported number of natural teeth in Japanese adults.
AIM The aims of this research were to assess the validity of self-reporting of the number of teeth by comparing the number with that obtained through clinical dental examinations, and to investigateExpand
Association of hyposalivation with oral function, nutrition and oral health in community-dwelling elderly Thai.
OBJECTIVES This study was to analyze the association of hyposalivation with oral function, nutritional status and oral health in community-dwelling elderly Thai. METHOD The subjects were 612Expand
Category of functional tooth units in relation to the number of teeth and masticatory ability in Japanese adults
The purposes of this study were (1) to examine differences in dental status among various age groups, particularly, focusing on whether subjects retained 20 or more natural teeth, and (2) toExpand
Relationship of smoking and smoking cessation with oral health status in Japanese men.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Smoking has been associated with the number of natural teeth a person has and with the likelihood of periodontitis. The purpose of this study was to determine theExpand
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