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    • Psychometric properties of Greek versions of the Modified Corah Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) and the Dental Fear Survey (DFS) 

      Coolidge, Trilby; Arapostathis, Konstantinos Nikolaos; Emmanouil, Dimitris; Dabarakis, Nikolaos; Patrikiou, Antonis; Economides, Nikolaos; Kotsanos, Nikolaos (2008)
      Background: A growing body of literature describes the performance of dental fear questionnaires in various countries. We describe the psychometric properties of Greek versions of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) ...
    • Psychometric properties of Spanish-language adult dental fear measures 

      Coolidge, Trilby; Chambers, Mark A.; Garcia, Laura J.; Heaton, Lisa J.; Coldwell, Susan E. (2008)
      Background: It would be useful to have psychometrically-sound measures of dental fear for Hispanics, who comprise the largest ethnic minority in the United States. We report on the psychometric properties of Spanish-language ...
    • A surrogate method for comparison analysis of salivary concentrations of Xylitol-containing products 

      Riedy, Christine A.; Milgrom, Peter; Ly, Kiet A.; Rothen, Marilynn; Mueller, Gregory; Hagstrom, Mary K.; Tolentino, Ernie; Zhou, Lingmei; Roberts, Marilyn C. (2008)
      Background: Xylitol chewing gum has been shown to reduce Streptococcus mutans levels and decay. Two studies examined the presence and time course of salivary xylitol concentrations delivered via xylitol-containing pellet ...
    • Thyroid shields and neck exposures in cephalometric radiography 

      Hujoel, Philippe; Hollender, Lars; Bollen, Anne-Marie; Young, John D.; Cunha-Cruz, Joana; McGee, Molly; Grosso, Alex (2006)
      Background: The thyroid is among the more radiosensitive organs in the body. The goal of this study was twofold: (1) to evaluate age-related changes in what is exposed to ionizing radiation in the neck area, and (2) to ...
    • Xylitol gummy bear snacks: a school-based randomized clinical trial 

      Ly, Kiet A.; Riedy, Christine A.; Milgrom, Peter; Rothen, Marilynn; Roberts, Marilyn C.; Zhou, Lingmei (2008)
      Background: Habitual consumption of xylitol reduces mutans streptococci (MS) levels but the effect on Lactobacillus spp. is less clear. Reduction is dependent on daily dose and frequency of consumption. For xylitol to be ...