Accession Number : ADA261541


Title :   The Dental Needs of Reserve Component Soldiers. Volume 1. Introduction, Methods, and Characteristics of Study Sample


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan 1984-Nov 1992


Corporate Author : ARMY HEALTH CARE STUDIES AND CLINICAL INVESTIGATION ACTIVITY FORT SAM HOUSTONTX


Personal Author(s) : Shulman, Jay D ; Guerin, Richard D ; Bolay, Brian ; Williams, Timothy R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a261541.pdf


Report Date : 01 Nov 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 52


Abstract : A dental needs study of the Army Reserve Components was conducted from 28 May to 30 September 1985. Examinations of soldiers of the Army National Guard (ARNG) and U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) were performing using the approach similar to that of the National Survey of Oral Health in U.S. Employed Adults and Seniors 1985-1986. In addition to recording decayed, missing, and filled surfaces and periodontal attachment position a treatment needs assessment and Department of Defense Dental Fitness Classification were done. Examinations were performed by 39 Reserve and Active Component dental officers who were calibrated to the standards used in the National Survey.... Dental epidemiology, Dental needs, Dental readiness, Dental fitness, Military medicine, U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserves.


Descriptors :   *NATIONAL GUARD , *MILITARY RESERVES , *ARMY PERSONNEL , *MILITARY MEDICINE , *EPIDEMIOLOGY , *ORAL HEALTH , SURVEYS , CLASSIFICATION , STANDARDS , ADULTS , DENTISTRY , DENTAL PERSONNEL , PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY , ORAL HYGIENE


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Hygiene and Sanitation


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE