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Zaadstra, B.M. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), van Noort, J.M. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), DenV KvL (author)
Previous studies have suggested an association between multiple sclerosis (MS) and infectious mononucleosis (IM) but data on the exact strength of this association or its selectivity have been conflicting. In this study we have evaluated the association between MS and a variety of common childhood infections and afflictions in a large population...
article 2008
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author), Kivit, M.M. (author), de Baat, C. (author)
Staff members and residents of nursing homes and old people's homes were interviewed about the facilities and provision of oral health care. Clinical examinations were performed to obtain data about the oral health status of the institutionalised elderly. Results show that in most cases the oral health care facilities were insufficient to give...
article 2006
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author)
In this paper an overview is given of recent studies concerning the prevalence of dental caries in children and adults in The Netherlands. Compared to the oral status in the past, the prevalence in children is still low. The decrease of caries is now also visible in adults up to the age of 45 years. The caries experience of people in older age...
article 2003
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Schuller, A.A. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author)
Purpose was to study the effect of professionally applied topical fluoride on oral health status on the population level in adolescents with lower socio-economic status. Adolescents attending dental clinics where professional fluoride application is a routine procedure (high-fluoride group) were compared to adolescents from other clinics (low...
article 2003
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author), Eijkman, M.A. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author)
In 1987, 1993 and 1999 an epidemiological study was performed on oral health in youngsters, aged 5, 11, 17 or 23 years, in whom oral health care was covered by a health insurance fund. The prevalence of caries in the deciduous teeth of the 5-year-olds (examined without radiographs) did not change significantly between 1987 and 1999. Only a small...
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author), Eijkman, M.A. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author)
In 1987, 1993 and 1999 an epidemiological study on oral health was performed in youngsters aged 5, 11, 17 or 23 years, in whom oral health care was covered by a health insurance fund. To obtain data on dental attendance, oral hygiene habits and the use of fluoride tablets questionnaires were used; data on the prevalence of dental plaque and...
article 2002
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author), Kieft, J.A. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author)
In this paper data are presented about malposition of teeth in 5-, 11-, 17- and 23-year-olds in the time period between 1987-1999. Furthermore, results are shown of a longitudinal study in youngsters 11-17-years of age of whom some were and others were not treated orthodontically. Between 1987 and 1999, the percentage of youngsters who received...
article 2002
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), de Baat, C. (author), Kivit, M.M. (author), de Kleijn de-Vrankrijker, M.W. (author)
In this study oral health of elderly persons as perceived by the subjects was evaluated. Phenomena often mentioned were problems with chewing and biting, dry mouth, retention of food particles between teeth or below the prosthesis, (in edentates) sensitivity of teeth for warm or cold foods and (in edentates) lack of retention of the lower...
article 2001
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Zijlstra-Remon, N. (author), Filedt Kok-Weimar, T.L. (author)
An epidemiological study was performed on caries, fluorosis and plaque in children of refugees 8, 9 and 10 years of age. Tooth brushing habits and dental attendance were evaluated with a questionnaire. Of the 87 children participating (response rate 89%), 85% showed caries experience, 17% fluorosis and 46% clearly visible plaque. Only 14% of the...
article 2001
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Truin, G.J. (author), Poorterman, J.H.G. (author), van Rossum, G.M.J.M. (author), van Rijkom, H.M. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author)
In 1995, a dental survey, similar to one carried out in 1983, was performed among persons aged 25-54 in the city of 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. Objective: To describe trends in adults periodontal health between 1983 and 1995. Methods: The participants were interviewed at home and clinically examined in a dental van. Results: Average...
article 2000
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), de Baat, C. (author), Kivit, M.M. (author), de Kleijn-de Vrankrijker, M.W. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
With the aim to get information on oral health, professional dental care and oral hygiene habits a study was performed on persons aged 60 up to 79 years in Haarlem, the Netherlands. After an interview an oral examination was performed, using a mirror and a pocket lamp. Of all persons approached, 376 (38%) participated in the clinical part of the...
article 2000
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Truin, G.J. (author), van Rossum, G.M.J.M. (author), van Rijkom, H.M. (author), Poorterman, J.H.G. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
In 1995, a dental survey was performed among adults aged 25-54 in the Dutch city of 's-Hertogenbosch. A similar study was performed in the same city in 1983 and the aim of the present study was to describe trends in oral health from 1983 to 1995. National data show that the percentage of edentulous persons aged 30-39 and 40-49 decreased from 11...
article 1998
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Brugman, E. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), Danz, M.J. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which dental prevention among Turkish parents differs from that among Moroccan parents in one of the large cities in the Netherlands. Design: Turkish and Moroccan mothers with a child of approximately six months old, who visited the well baby clinics in the Schilderswijk area of The...
article 1998
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), van Loveren, C. (author)
article 1998
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Truin, G.J. (author), Poorterman, J.H.C. (author)
article 1998
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Truin, G.J. (author), van Rossum, C.M. (author), van Rijkom, H.M. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author)
In 1995 a dental survey among adults aged 25-54 years was performed in 's-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands). Aim was to study trends in oral health after 1983, a year in which a similar study was performed in the same city. Caries data were obtained by clinical examination only. The percentage of edentulous persons in the sample decreased with...
article 1997
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), van Tiel, J.P. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author)
In order to evaluate the results of Regional Institutions (RI's) for Youth Dentistry, an epidemiological study was performed on caries experience and oral hygiene habits of 5-, 8- and 11-year-olds, getting dental treatment in these institutions. In the big cities participants of the RI's appeared to be mostly from the lower social levels of...
article 1994
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), van Woerkum, C.M. (author), Koelen, M. (author), Kok-Weimar, T.L. (author), Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author)
A previous study among Amsterdam 5-year-old children showed that on average, the older the child at the onset of toothbrushing and the less frequent the toothbrushing, the more life time caries experience it had. The aim of the present study was to assess correlates of these two caries risk factors, in four ethnic groups. A further aim was to...
article 1994
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Frencken, J.E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Public Health insurance provision of dental care for patients with a physical, mental, dental or medical handicap has been reorganized in 1990. In order to evaluate this reorganization, general dental practitioners, dentists in hospital clinics or institutions for the handicapped as well as dentists employed as advisors to local health insurance...
article 1994
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
With the aim of evaluating the relationship between consumption of sweet snacks (sugars) and caries prevalence, a secondary analysis was performed on data obtained in an epidemiological study of 5-, 8- and 11-year-old children, all participants of Regional Institutions for Youth Dentistry. The children's primary and permanent teeth were examined...
article 1994
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