Table of contents

  • Contents
  • List of tables
  • Executive summary
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1 Introduction
    • Background
    • Hypotheses from study
    • Aims
  • 2 Methods-baseline and one year data collections
    • Ethical implications of the clinical dental inspections
    • Timeline, study design, sample size and sampling
    • Measurement of variables, instruments of measurement and collection of data
    • Database maintenance and analysis of data
  • 3 Examiner reliability
  • 4 Response rates-baseline and one┬░year data collection
  • 5 Results-baseline data collection
    • Baseline characteristics of dementia and non-dementia participants
    • Dementia participants' characteristics and cognitive status
    • Oral diseases and conditions
    • Participants' characteristics associated with oral diseases and conditions
    • Normative, rational and perceived needs for dental care
  • 6 Results-one year data collection
    • Baseline characteristics of one-year participants and non-participants
    • One-year characteristics of dementia and non-dementia participants
    • Oral diseases incidence and increments
    • Participants' characteristics associated with coronal and root caries increments
    • Neuroleptic medication and coronal and root caries in dementia participants
    • Participants' characteristics associated with plaque accumulation
  • 7 Discussion
  • 8 Conclusions
  • 9 References