Child Dental Health- Scholarly Publications

 

Recent Submissions

  • Experience and Knowledge of Child Abuse and Neglect: A Survey among a Group of Resident Doctors in Nigeria 

    Olatosi, O.; Ogordi, P.; Oredugba, F.; Sote, E. (2018-12)
    of CAN. Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the experience and knowledge of CAN among a group of Nigerian dental residents. Materials and Methods: This was a cross‑sectional study carried out among dentists attending ...
  • Self-perception of dental appearance and aessthetics in a student population 

    Isiekwe, G.I.; Aikins, E.A. (Elsevier, 2019-06)
    Objective > To assess the perception of personal dental appearance and dental aesthetics of a young adult population and to compare this with their normatively assessed orthodontic treatment need. Materials and methods ...
  • Age and Reasons for First Dental Visit Among Children in Lagos, Nigeria 

    Olatosi, O.; Onyejaka, N.; Oyapero, A.; Ashaolu, J.; Abe, A. (2019-09)
    Background: An early first dental clinic appointment offers the prospect of prompt preventative care and parental education regarding the oral health of the child. The evidence‑based recommendation by dental professionals ...
  • Determinants of journal choice among Nigerian medics 

    Nwhator, S.O; Agbaje, M.O; Soroye, M; Isiekwe, G.I (Pan African Medical Journal, 2013)
    Introduction: Despite the well-known maxim "publish or perish" among academicians, productivity remains low in Nigeria. There are barriers to academic writing which must be identified and addressed. Even after addressing ...
  • Emerging trends in dental specialty choice in Nigeria 

    Nwhator, S.O; Olatosi, O.O; Ashiwaju, M.O; Isiekwe, G.I (International Dental Journal, 2013)
    Asymmetry in the distribution of dental specialists in Nigeria has the potential to negatively affect dental education at all levels. There is a dearth in Nigerian studies on the trends of influencing factors on the choice ...
  • Dental esthetics and oral health-related quality of life in young adults 

    Isiekwe, G.I; Sofola, O.O; Onigbogi, OO; Utomi, I.L; Sanu, OO; daCosta, OO (American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentifacial Orthopedics, 2016)
    Introduction: Dental esthetics affects how people are perceived by society and how they perceive themselves, and this may also affect their oral health–related quality of life (OHRQoL). The aim of this study was to ...
  • Craniofacial Orthodontic Care amongst Orthodontists in Nigeria 

    Isiekwe, G.I; Dacosta, O.O; Fashemo, D.V (West African Journal of Orthodontics, 2015)
    Background: The aim of this survey study was to assess the clinical experience in cleft care and craniofacial orthodontics of orthodontists in Nigeria and to identify the challenges they face in providing care. Methods: ...
  • 'One Phase' versus 'Two-phase' Orthodontic treatment in the Management of Angles Class II Malocclusion: A case report comparing treatments of two biological sisters 

    Isiekwe, G.I; Adekoya, M.N; Dacosta, O.O (West African College of Surgeons, 2014)
    The objective of this study was to compare two different treatment protocols (‘one phase’ and ‘two-phase’ treatments) for the management of Angle’s Class II Division I malocclusion, using the case reports of two biological ...
  • Evaluation of the Orthodontic Training programme by Residents in Nigeria 

    Isiekwe, G.I; Olurotimi, I; Aikins, E.A (West African Journal of Orthodontics, 2015)
    Background: Postgraduate Orthodontic training in Nigeria began over forty years ago at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria. The Orthodontic residency program in Nigeria currently runs for five to six ...
  • ORAL HEALTH QUALITY OF LIFE IN A NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE POPULATION 

    Isiekwe, G.I; Onigbogi, O.O; Olatosi, O.O; Sofola, O.O (Journal of West African College of Surgeons, 2014)
    Introduction: Oral health related quality of life is utilized in health services research to examine trends in oral health and population-based needs assessment. Objective: To assess both the generic and orthodontic ...
  • A cephalometric assessment of the nasolabial angle of an adult Nigerian population 

    Isiekwe, G.I; daCosta, O.O; Isiekwe, M.C (Nigerian Dental Journal, 2011)
    Objective: One of the most important components of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning is an evaluation of the patient's soft tissue profile. An assessment of the nasolabial angle is a vital component of this ...
  • Craniofacial orthodontics and postgraduate Orthodontic training in Nigeria 

    Isiekwe, G.I (Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, 2016)
    Introduction: Craniofacial orthodontics has been shown to be a critical component of the care of patients with craniofacial anomalies such as cleft lip and palate. Thus, the purpose of this study was to assess the perceptions ...
  • Holdaway’s analysis of the nose prominence of an adult Nigerian population 

    Isiekwe, G.I; daCosta, O.O; Utomi, I.L; Sanu, O.O (Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, 2015)
    Background: Facial beauty is a function of harmonious balance among all parts of the face, and the nose plays a dominant role in this because of its location exactly in the middle of the face. Therefore, an evaluation of ...
  • Use of Twin Block of Clark in Management of Angle's Class II Malocclusion 

    Isiekwe, G.I; daCosta, O.O (New York State Dental Journal, 2013)
    A case report on the orthodontic management of a 10-year-old female patient with Angle’s Class II Division I malocclusion, 12 mm overjet, incompetent lips, a deep bite and a lower midline shift to the right using the ...
  • Lip dimensions of an Adult Nigerian population with normal occlusion 

    Isiekwe, G.I; daCosta, O.O; Isiekwe, M.C (Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 2012)
    Introduction: The soft tissue paradigm is placing greater emphasis on the importance of the soft tissue profile to orthodontic treatment planning. The purpose of this study was to determine the lip dimensions of a ...
  • Assessment of Mothers' Oral Health Knowledge: Towards Oral Health Promotion for Infants and Children 

    Oredugba, F; Agbaje, M; Ayedun, O; Onajole, A (Scientific Research, 2014)
    Aim: To assess the knowledge and oral health practices of a selected population of mothers in order to develop appropriate oral health promotion program for children in the area. Method: A cross sectional study was carried ...
  • Presentation and Management of Ectodermal Dysplasia: case report 

    Akinboboye, B.O; Ogunkola, A.O; Ayedun, O.S; Akeredolu, P.A; Oredugba, F.A (Faculty of Dental Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, 2018)
    Ectodermal dysplasia is a clinically and genetically heterogenous group of disorder with about 192 rare traits having absent, incomplete or delayed development of one or more of the the four ectodermal appendages of hair, ...
  • A cephalometric investigation of horizontal lip position in adult Nigerians 

    Isiekwe, G.I; daCosta, O.O; Isiekwe, C.M (SAGE Publications, 2012)
    Objectives: The aims of this study were to (1) identify soft tissue cephalometric norms for horizontal lip position in an adult Nigerian population; (2) compare values for Nigerian males and females; and (3) compare ...
  • Bad-breath: Perceptions and misconceptions of Nigerian adults 

    Nwhator, S. O; Isiekwe, G. I; Soroye, M.O; Agbaje, M.O (Nigerian journal of clinical practice, 2015)
    Objective: To provide baseline data about bad‑breath perception and misconceptions among Nigerian adults. Methods: Multi‑center cross‑sectional study of individuals aged 18-‑64  years using examiner‑administered questionnaires. ...