Dental Health Research

Weinstein, P., Harrison, R., & Benton, T. (2004). Motivating Parents to Prevent Caries in Their Young Children - One-Year Findings. Journal of the American Dental Association, 135, 731-738. View Article

Harrison, R., Veronneau, J., & Leroux, B. (2010). Design and Implementation of a Dental Caries Prevention Trial in Remote Canadian Aboriginal Communities. Trials, 11.View Article

Weinstein P, Harrison R, & Benton T. (2006). Motivating mothers to prevent caries: confirming the beneficial effect of counseling. Journal of the American Dental Association, 137, 789-793.View Article

Almomani, F., Williams, K., Catley, D., & Brown, C. (2009). Effects of an Oral Health Promotion Program in People With Mental Illness. Journal of Dental Research, 88(7), 648-652.

Koerber A, Crawford J, O'Connell K. The effects of teaching dental students brief motivational interviewing for smoking-cessation counseling: a pilot study. J Dent Educ. 2003 Apr;67(4):439-47.View Article

White LG, & Pollex SS.(2005). Tobacco: motivational interviewing to empower behavior change. Texas Dental Journal, 122, 528-32.View Article

Koerber A, Crawford J, O'Connell K. The effects of teaching dental students brief motivational interviewing for smoking-cessation counseling: a pilot study. J Dent Educ. 2003 Apr;67(4):439-47.View Article

Koerber A, Crawford J, O'Connell K. The effects of teaching dental students brief motivational interviewing for smoking-cessation counseling: a pilot study. J Dent Educ. 2003 Apr;67(4):439-47.View Article

Yevlahova, D., & Satur, J. (2009). Models for Individual Oral Health Promotion and Their Effectiveness: a Systematic Review. Australian Dental Journal, 54(3), 190-197.

 

Cascaes AM, et al. (2014). Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing at Improving Oral Health: a Systemic Review. Rev Saude Publica. 2014 Feb;48(1):142-53. View Article- We found inconclusive effectiveness for most oral health outcomes. We need more and better designed and reported interventions to fully assess the impact of MI on oral health and understand the appropriate dosage for the counseling interventions.

 

Batliner T, et al. (2014).  Motivational interviewing with American Indian mothers to prevent early childhood caries: study design and methodology of a randomized control trial. Trials. 2014 Apr 14;15(1):125. [Epub ahead of print] -View Article - The protocol provides a unique model for oral health interventions using principles of community-based participatory research and is currently on schedule to meet study objectives. If the study is successful, motivational interviewing intervention can be applied in AI communities to reduce ECC disparities in this disadvantaged population, with study of further applicability in other populations and settings.Trial registration: NCT01116726.www.Clinicaltrials.gov.