International Journal of Public Health Dentistry

International Journal of Public Health Dentistry (IJPHD) is an Open Access, On-line and Print edition peer reviewed Journal Published Quarterly. IJPHD focusses on the development of public health dentistry through the exploration of related research and practice.The journal aims to provide a significant contribution to the breadth of dental public health, Cover including oral epidemiology, dental health services, behavioral sciences, and the public health practice areas of assessment, review of previous research in the discipline and provide guidance to others conducting research as well as to other dental public health practitioners. The Journal Serves as a platform for the global public health medical & dental professionals to share and communicate their opinions, research findings and survey results to the mass while adhering to the international publishing standards. IJPHD is Committed to the education of Public Health Professionals and decision-makers regarding the importance of oral health to total well-being by its publication of scholarly articles; and also strives to expand the existing knowledge database of Dental Public Health to foster competency in its current and future practice.
The aim of IJPHD is to serve as a free-zone for scientifically based information in Public Health Dentistry, with the intention of continually expanding the knowledge data base in this Special Medical field. The scope is therefore broad; ranging from original studies in epidemiology, behavioral sciences related to dentistry, and health services research through to methodological reports in program planning, implementation and evaluation. The journal encourages manuscripts which present methodologically detailed scientific research findings from original data collection or analysis of existing databases. Preference is given to innovative research findings. Confirmations of previous findings can be of value, but the journal seeks to avoid needless repetition.
The journal also encourages thoughtful, provocative commentaries on subjects ranging from research methods to public policies. Purely descriptive reports are not encouraged, nor are behavioral science reports with only marginal application to dentistry. With the global availability of Internet access, this electronic on-line open access version of IJPHD has several positive points.
Being a free on-line journal; it helps the authors and scholars to browse through the full contents of the article without any charge. The on-line submission and review and email communications make the processing fast and gives maximum advantages to both readers and authors. The journal is mainly intended to bring the various Public Health Dentistry research works from different countries into a single platform and make their presence in the vast medical literature. IJPHD invites all global Medical /Dental Public health Professionals to contribute the medical literature with the pearls they found from the ocean of knowledge with their experience and hard work.

International Journal of Public Health Dentistry January - June 2013

Table of Contents

Research Article

Oral Habits in children of Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India- A prevalence study PDF
Raghavendra Manjunath Shetty, Manoj Shetty, Nailady Sridhar Shetty, Hanumanth Reddy, Sunaina Shetty, Anil Agrawal
Prevalence of periodontal diseases among the adult tribal population in Nilgiris- an epidemiological study PDF
Biju Philip, Koshy Chithresan, Vijayalekshmi Subramanian Vijayaragavan, Arun Maradi
Oral hygiene behavior and its relationship with perceived stress and coping styles among prison inmates PDF
Altaf Hussain Shah, Amjad Hussain Wyne, Shabnam Gulzar Khawja, Mohammed Zaheer Kola
Evaluation of bacterial contamination of dental unit waterlines and the efficacy of commercially available disinfectants PDF
Mitesh Devichand Kathariya, Swapnil Swapnil Kashinath, Sadanand Kulkarni, Deepesh Singh, Basavaprabhu Akkareddy, Renuka Kathariya
Prevalence of dental fluorosis among 12 and 15 year old school going children of Udaipur city, India PDF
Dimple Bajaj, Shrinath Shetty

Invited Review

Search engines in dentistry PDF
Vijay Kumar Yannavaram, Arpitha Kotha, Pratibha Bowenpally, Praveen Bhoopathi, Radhika Besta

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