Thongchai Vachirarojpisan

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OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and correlated factors of self-reported oral malodor in Thai dental patients from Chulalongkorn Dental Hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS A self-administered questionnaire was developed to assess the self-reported perception of oral malodor in 839 patients. Significant associations between self-perceived oral malodor and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the process and outcomes of a participatory dental health education (DHE) programme for preventing early childhood caries (ECC). DESIGN A one-year intervention programme. SETTING 21 health centres. PARTICIPANTS 520 mothers/caregivers of 6-19 month-old children who lived in a rural area of Thailand. INTERVENTION Small group(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate a volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) monitor's ability to assess oral malodour in patients with and without periodontal disease in comparison with the assessment by gas chromatography (GC) or organoleptic testing. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ninety-nine patients' mouth air was measured by GC, a VSCs monitor(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of a new volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) monitor to assess oral malodor in subjects and compare its performance with those of organoleptic testing and gas chromatography. METHODS The mouth air of 260 patients was measured by three methods: VSCs monitor (Breathtron), organoleptic test by two(More)
AIMS To quantify the extent of the socioeconomic-related inequality in dental care utilisation among Thai children and to examine the characteristics of dental care utilisation, after the country achieved universal coverage. DESIGN The data to perform analyses were taken from the nationally representative Health and Welfare Survey (HWS) and Socioeconomic(More)
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