Research Domain - Oral Health

Release Date:

December 30, 2009

Scope of Domain:
Scope Elements Final Protocols To Toolkit (15)
Dental caries/tooth decay Dental Caries Experience - Prevalence
Oral-facial pain Toothache and Orofacial Pain
Oral mucosal lesions Oral Mucosal Lesions
Periodontal disease/gingivitis Periodontal Disease - Prevalence
Malocclusion Malocclusion
Cleft lip or palate Existence of Cleft Lip or Palate
Fluorosis Presence of Dental Fluorosis
Number of Natural Teeth Present Number of Natural Teeth
Dental Hygiene Oral Hygiene - Personal Care
Nicotine (cigarettes, cigars and smokeless/chewing tobacco) Tobacco (non-cigarette) - Product Use
Salivary Flow Dry Mouth
Eats more than two servings of concentrated sweets, such as regular soda, fruit drinks, candy and cookies Consumption of Sweet Beverages
Night-time feeding with breast or bottle Breast or Bottle Feeding Patterns
Frequency of preventive oral health visits Professional Dental Care
Fluoride use/consumption: used fluoride rinses/tablets as a child if not living in an area with a fluoridated water supply Fluoride Use
Working Group Roster:

WG Members:

James Beck, PhD, Co-Chair
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Bryan Michalowicz, DDS, MS, Co-Chair
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
Jane Atkinson, DDS
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
Bethesda, MD
Roger B. Fillingim, PhD
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Sharon M. Gordon, DDS, MPH, PhD
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Steve Levy, DDS, MPH
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
Kim Perry, DDS
Baylor College of Dentistry
Dallas, TX
Jane Weintraub, DDS, MPH
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Maria Worsham, PhD, FACMG
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, MI

SC Liaison, WG Manager and WG Supervisor:

Mary L. Marazita, PhD, FACMG, SC Liaison
University of Pittsburgh
Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics
Pittsburgh, PA
Destiney Nettles, MPM, WG Manager
RTI International
Research Triangle Park, NC
Jane Hammond, MA, WG Supervisor
RTI International
Rockville, MD
Oral Health Supplemental Information includes:
Additional Information for Oral Health Measures:

There is no additional information for this domain.

Protocol Name Status DCW DD DD Mapping