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.

Behavioral Dentistry (Second Edition)

This book reviews techniques for designing and managing behavior change. It concludes with a section on professional practice, including care of special needs, geriatric, and diabetic patients, and interpersonal communication in dental education.

Koerber, A. (2006) 1st Ed. Chapter 12.  DI Mostofsky, AG Forgione, and DB Giddon (Eds). Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa. (2013) 2nd Ed. 

Motivational Interviewing for Health Care Professionals 1st Edition

Motivational interviewing has been shown to improve treatment adherence and outcomes, promote health behavior change, improve patient satisfaction with care, and increase retention rates in complex case management.  Key Features:
New theoretical description of motivational interviewing developed specifically for health care professionals
Practical, step-by-step approach to motivational interviewing
Over 35 health care professional/patient dialogues demonstrate motivational interviewing skills
Three case studies including comprehensive dialogues and analyses demonstrate effectiveness of motivational interviewing in health care
Links to vides of the case studies

by Bruce A. Berger  (Author), William A. Villaume  (Author)

Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness (Application of Motivational Interviewing) 1st Edition

Making and maintaining lasting changes in nutrition and fitness is not easy for anyone. Yet the communication style of a health professional can make a huge difference. This book presents the proven counseling approach known as motivational interviewing (MI) and shows exactly how to use it in day-to-day interactions with clients. MI offers simple yet powerful tools for helping clients work through ambivalence, break free of diets and quick-fix solutions, and overcome barriers to change.

By Dawn Clifford PhD (Author), Laura Curtis MS RD (Author)

Motivational Interviewing: A Guide For Medical Trainees

This may be the single most important book you ever buy during your medical training. Rotations come and go, exams come and go, but regardless of specialty, patient-care will be at the heart of your practice. It is no exaggeration to say that motivational interviewing (MI) has transformed the way doctors engage with patients, families, and colleagues alike. MI is among the most powerful tools available to promote behavior change in patients. 

by Antoine Douaihy (Editor), Thomas M Kelly (Editor), Melanie A Gold (Editor)