19 Psychosocial Factors in Oral Health

Thursday, March 22, 2012: 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Session Type: Oral Session
1.5 CE hours

Learning Objectives:
To promote knowledge of a range of psychosocial factors in oral health
Health Literacy and Dental Fear – Exploring Parents’ Responses
W.K. SHIN, M.R. ESTRELLA, and M.R. INGLEHART, Dept of POM, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Oral Health Considerations: Developmentally Disabled Adults Treated under General Anesthesia
E. STUTIUS, J. TSAI, W. TAO, P. STARK, and J. MORGAN, School of Dental Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, MA
Caries and Fluorosis Impacts on Oral Health-Related Quality of Life
U. ONORIOBE, NC DHHS Oral Health Section, Raleigh, NC, R.G. ROZIER, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, R.S. KING, North Carolina Oral Health Section, NC Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, NC, and J. CANTRELL, Health Policy & Management, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Psychosocial Factors In Oral Health: Anxiety, Depression and Dental Visit
M. SILVEIRA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, MA, and A. CHATTOPADHYAY, Office of Science Policy and Analysis, NIH/NIDCR, Bethesda, MD
Perceived and Normative Dental Health Status of African Children
M. AMIN1, A. PEREZ1, M. REKABDAR2, M. SALEHYAR1, and I. KORNERUP1, 1Pediatric Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, 2Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Prenatal Oral Health Knowledge, Perceptions, and Practices
D. CANNELLA, State University of New York - Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, M. LOBEL, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, and A. MONHEIT, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY