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The relationship between childhood body weight and dental caries experience: an umbrella systematic review protocol

Obesity and dental caries are global public health problems which can impact in childhood and throughout the life course. In simple terms, childhood dental caries and body weight are linked via the common risk factor of diet. An association between dental caries and obesity has been described in a number of studies and reviews. However, similarly, a relationship has also been...

Internet-delivered treatment: its potential as a low-intensity community intervention for adults with symptoms of depression: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Background Depression is a high prevalence disorder, displaying high rates of lifetime incidence, early age onset, high chronicity, and role impairment. In Ireland 12-month prevalence of depression has been reported to be 10.3%. A large percentage of affected individuals have no medical diagnosis nor seek treatment. Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) has established itself as an...

Low-intensity internet-delivered treatment for generalized anxiety symptoms in routine care: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Background Worldwide prevalence of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is considered high; in Europe lifetime prevalence has been estimated at 4.3 to 5.9%. High levels of anxiety disorders have been reported in university students, affecting 25 to 30% of the population. Young adults are some of the most vulnerable for the onset of mental health disorders and any stressors may act...

Questions and answers in EBD volume 8

As in previous years we are highlighting the guidelines, questions and answers addressed by summaries in Evidence-based Dentistry.1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Evidence levels6 are only given for those papers achieving level 3A and above.

No evidence to link prosthetic joint infections with dental procedures

and Derek Richards Department of Public Health, NHS Forth Valley, Carseview House, Castle Business Park, Stirling, Scotland, UK 1. Department of Health. NICE guidance on 'antibiotic prophylaxis

Types of data

EBD 0 Derek Richards Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry , Oxford , UK Numerical (quantitative) - In most, if not all, studies we collect data to obtain information about an area of research in

The quality of systematic reviews in dentistry

, UK 1 Derek Richards Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry , Oxford , UK 2 Glenny A-M , Esposito M, Coulthard P, Worthington HV. The assessment of systematic reviews in dentistry. Eur J Oral Sci 2003; 111

RCTs in periodontology do not meet current recommendations on quality

Road, London WC1X 8LD , UK 1 Derek Richards Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry , Oxford , UK 2 Montenegro R, Needleman I, Moles D, Tonetti M. Quality of RCTs in periodontology. A systematic review. J

Floss or Die?

Evidence-Based Dentistry Floss or Die? Derek Richards Monty Python Floss or die? This sound bite was uttered on the other side of the Atlantic following the publication of studies linking