A pilot study of risk-based prevention in private practice

Bader, James D.; Shugars, Daniel A.; Kennedy, James E.; Hayden, William J.; Baker, Susan
September 2003
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Sep2003, Vol. 134 Issue 9, p1195
Academic Journal
Discusses a study on the effectiveness of risk-based prevention as a means of ensuring that patients receive preventive treatment appropriate for their risk of disease. Application of the method in private practice; Risk indicators for high and moderate carries and periodontal risk assessment; Preventive carries and periodontal treatment planning.


Related Articles

  • Introducing care pathway commissioning to primary dental care: the concept. Harris, R.; Bridgman, C. // British Dental Journal;9/11/2010, Vol. 209 Issue 5, p233 

    Care pathways are defined as 'a methodology for the mutual decision making and organisation of care for a well-defined group of patients during a well-defined period'. Although most often used in Europe as a tool to improve the quality of care and to aid the continuity of care between...

  • Prevention at a low cost.  // World Health;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p19 

    Focuses on the effectiveness of prevention rather than treatment in maintaining oral and mouth health. Training of oral health care personnel; Oral health as a personal and family responsibility; Preventive measures to be implemented.

  • Dentist, Yes; ED, No. Reilly, Robin // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2010, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p8 

    The article discusses the importance of taking preventive dental care services to avoid costlier operations.

  • Easy to swallow capsules.  // British Dental Journal;4/14/2007, Vol. 202 Issue 7, p419 

    The article reviews ProDen PlaqueOff, a dental plaque removing capsule, from Molar Ltd.

  • Letter to the Editor in Response to Preventive Dentistry: A Prospective Article. Dali, Mamta; Rajbanshi, Laleet // Indian Journal of Stomatology;2014, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p40 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to "Preventive Dentistry: A Prospective Article" published in a previous issue.

  • Defensive dentistry: Not only the young. McLaughlin, W. P. // British Dental Journal;1/9/2015, Vol. 218 Issue 1, p2 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Defensive dentistry."

  • Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do's and Don'ts. Khairallah, Alexandre // Smile Dental Journal;Mar2015, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p16 

    Pregnancy is a special period in a woman's lifetime. Good oral health during pregnancy is important to the overall health of both the expectant mother and her baby. Oral health assessment should be part of comprehensive prenatal care for all women and obstetrician should consider referral of a...

  • Using anticipatory guidance to provide early dental intervention. Nowak, Arthur J.; Casamassimo, Paul S. // Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Aug95, Vol. 126 Issue 8, p1156 

    Focuses on the anticipatory guidance in preventing pediatric oral diseases in the United States. Traditional preventive dentistry and its limitations; Role of early intervention in broadening the concept of preventive dentistry; Anticipatory guidance used in pediatric dentistry; Advantages of...

  • The influences on preventive care provided to children who frequently attend the UK General Dental Service. Tickle, M.; Milsom, K.M.; King, D.; Blinkhorn, A.S. // British Dental Journal;3/22/2003, Vol. 194 Issue 6, p329 

    Objectives: To identify the relationship between the preventive and restorative care provided to children who frequently attend the General Dental Service in the UK after taking into account socio-economic status, gender and dental caries experience. Setting: General...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics