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The goal of this study was to determine the frequency of occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens amongst Nigerian clinical dental students, their HBV vaccination status, and reporting practices. A cross-sectional study of all clinical dental students in the four Nigerian dental schools was carried out by means of an anonymous self-administered(More)
INTRODUCTION Maxillofacial injuries are common among polytraumatized patients, and in Nigeria, the incidence seems to be on the increase. This probably is related to the drive of industrialization and the increase in the number of road traffic accidents. Delays in attending to severe maxillofacial injuries can be grave because of concomitant injuries that(More)
A study of 429 children age 0-15 years who attended the paedodontic clinic of the Department of preventive Dentistry for treatment from January 1995 to December 1995 with a view of assessing causes and pattern of tooth extraction was carried out. 51.52% of the children had extraction. Dental caries and its sequelae accounted for the highest indication for(More)
The objective of this study was to assess the perceptions of some Nigerian nurses on the various societal beliefs about teething. A cross sectional survey was conducted among 542 nurses in the teaching, general and Local Government hospitals and clinics in Ibadan, a city in south western Nigeria. The outcome of the study revealed that the majority of the(More)
Asymptomatic hospital visits have been generally accepted as health behaviour that should be encouraged, although some factors have been identified as factors affecting compliance and attendance. A three years prospective study of the pattern of dental clinic attendance of children seen at the University college Hospital Ibadan was carried out between(More)
The objective of this study was to assess the influence of pre-existing dental anxiety and maternal anxiety on the behaviour of some Nigerian children during dental appointments. Two hundred and sixty children aged 2-15 years participated in this study. They were treated at the three government dental establishments in Ibadan, a city in South Western(More)
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and Acquired Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) have become a pandemic with about 40 million infected people world-wide. The virus attacks the immune cells resulting in a defective cell-mediated immune response thus exposing the host to opportunistic infections. Oral and peri-oral lesions are often seen in HIV(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the influence of socio-economic status on the utilization of orthodontic services and the uptake of orthodontic treatment in a Nigerian teaching hospital. MATERIALS AND METHOD Relevant information needed for the study had been previously recorded in the patient's case file. A total of 157 patients that presented from December 2002 to(More)
This paper gives the state of oral hygiene in mentally handicapped school children aged 6-15 years in a Nigerian population. Oral hygiene was found to be poorer than in normal population. Institutional status, age and sex were found to be important determinants in oral hygiene status of this student group. Ways of improving the oral hygiene were highlighted.
The objective of this clinic based retrospective study was to review the trends in the incidence of cancrum oris at the Dental clinic of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. Records of children aged 1 to 16 years diagnosed as having cancrum oris between 1st of January 1986 to 31st December, 2000 were reviewed. Of the six thousand three hundred(More)