Dental Hygiene

Known as: Hygiene, Dental, Hygiene, Oral, Oral Hygiene 
The practice of keeping the mouth, teeth, and gums clean and healthy to prevent disease, as by regular brushing and flossing and visits to a dentist… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Infective endocarditis (IE) often is caused by bacteria that colonize teeth. The authors conducted a study to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
STUDY OBJECTIVES Poor dental hygiene has been linked to respiratory pathogen colonization in residents of long-term care… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Early childhood dental caries has been reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be perhaps the most… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Between 1996 and 1999 we carried out a case-control study in 3 areas in Southern India (Bangalore, Madras and Trivandrum… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVES To investigate the importance of medical and dental factors in aspiration pneumonia in an older veteran population… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
UNLABELLED Caufield et al. (1) have suggested that the acquisition of mutans streptococci in young children most likely takes… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The aim of the present study was to examine the dental status and smoking habits in randomized samples of 35-, 50-, 65-, and 75… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We may not be able to make you love reading, but dental hygiene theory and practice will lead you to love reading starting from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and the development/progression of attachment loss and gingival recession at… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
The present report describes the result of a clinical trial in which a group of adults have been maintained on a proper oral… (More)
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