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Kemoli, AM.  In Press.  Dilemma of managing multi-surface dental caries in the primary dentition using the atraumatic restorative treatment: renaissance or dimming hope. East Afr Med J . Abstract

Background: Alot of research work has been carried out to determine the effectiveness of using atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) in the management of dental caries, but there are still unresolved issues surrounding the use of the technique particularly in very large carious lesions.
Objective: To determine the current survival rates of multi-surface ARTrestorations placed in the primary dentition and any consequences to the restored tooth after premature loss of the restoration.
Study selection: Using a set of specific key words, a Pubmed/Medline search was carried out to retrieve all publications on ARTrestorations placed in primary teeth in the period January 2000 to December 2011. Only publications whose studies had multi-surface ARTrestorations as an item of study were retrieved and relevant data extracted.
Data synthesis: Twelve studies contained in 12 publications fulfilled the selection criteria and were included in the study. The selected publications were analysed by the author to establish the study follow-up period and the survival rate of the multi-surface ARTrestorations for the different follow-up periods. Further information was adduced on any other effects of restoration on the tooth after premature loss of the restoration.
Results: The search findings indicated that the survival rate for most of the multi-surface restorations were generally very low. Further, there were indications that even after the premature loss of the ARTrestorations, most of the affected teeth survived for the period of the study with a number of them having shown no signs of secondary caries or associated dental abscessees.
Conclusion: While the survival rates of multi-surface ARTrestorations in the studies documenetd in the review were low, the ART restorations appeared to provide some beneficial effects to the retention-longevity of the restored tooth even after their premature loss.

2021

AM, K, IA O.  2021.  A fatal case of infant oral mutilation.. Contemp Clin Dent. 2021; 12:76-80(2021; 12:76-80):2021;12:76-80.
MO, F, ME T, JI V, CA F, M R, AM K, R V, OB A‐B, R A, B G, SZ M, A A, H D, A V, RJ S, for the Group ECCA.  2021.  An ecological study on the association between universal health service coverage index, health expenditures, and early childhood caries.. BMC Oral Health. 2021; 21:126.(2021; 21:126.):2021;21:126..
Haubek, D, Mullie T, Kemoli A, Lindholm M, Gjørup H, Nørregaard M-LM, Johansson A.  2021.  Prevalence of JP2 and Non-JP2 Genotypes of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans and Oral Hygiene Practice of Kenyan Adolescents in Maasai Mara.. Pathogens. 2021, 10,488.(2021, 10,488.):2021,10,488..
MO, F, MO O, M E-T, A K, OB A-B, B G, RJ S.  2021.  An ecological study on the association between early childhood caries and intimate partner violence in 20 low- and middle-income countries; 2007-2017.. AAS Open Res. 2021; 4:39.(2021; 4:39.):2021;4:39..
SS, G, G A, P A, K B, R B, G C, KJ C, ACR C, T C, YO C, D D, ML F, MO F, A G, HH H, V J, A K, SC L, P L, VP M, T M, Y M, N P, A T-M, ECM L, CH C.  2021.  Global Oral Health Policies and Guidelines: Using Silver Diamine Fluoride for Caries Control. Front Oral Health. Front Oral Health. 2021; 2:685557(2021; 2:685557):2021;2:685557.
AM, K, Waudo J, Were G.  2021.  Nutrition status of adolescents in Kenya. Nutrition status of adolescents in Kenya. , Nairobi: Williams Publishers ltd

2020

MO, F, M ET, NM A, OB A-B, RJ S, JL C, JI V, BO G, R A, A K, A V, CA F.  2020.  Association between early childhood caries and poverty in low and middle-income countries.. BMC Oral health. 2020; 20:8(2020; 20:8):2020;20:8.
E, L, M K, S S, FH R, Kinuthia J, L S, W J, H A, A K, F E, John-Stewart, Fredricks DN, McClelland S.  2020.  Impact of preconception vaginal microbiota on women’s risk of spontaneous preterm birth: Protocol for a prospective case-cohort study.. BMJ Open J. 2020; 10:e035186(2020; 10:e035186):2020;10:e035186.
Folayan, M, Tantawi ME, Schroth RJ, Vukovic A.  2020.  Associations between early childhood caries and malnutrition and anaemia: a global perspective.. BMC Nutrition J. 2020:=;6:16.(2020:=;6:16.):2020:=;6:16..
Folayan, MO, Tantawi ME, Schroth R, Kemoli AM, Gaffar B, Amalia R, Feldens CA.  2020.  Association between environmental health, ecosystem vitality and early childhood caries. Front Pediatr. 2020; 8:196.(2020; 8:196.):2020;8:196..
MO, F, M O, ME T, A K, OB A-B, B G.  2020.  Association between early childhood caries and intimate partner violence in 20 low-and middle-income countries: 2007-2017.. Head and neck Surgery Dentistry Journal.
Folayan, MO, Tantawi ME, Vukovic A, Schroth R, Alade M, Mehebbi S, Al-Batayneh OB, Arheiam A, Amalia R, Gaffar B, Onyejaka NK, Daryanavard H, Kemoli A, Diaz ACM, grewal N.  2020.  Governance, maternal well-being and early childhood caries in 3-5 year olds.. BMC Oral Health. 2020; 20:166(2020; 20:166):2020;20:166.
N, A, NM A, MO F, Y K, JI V, OB A-B, SZ M, S A, H H, S B, DA M, A R, I K, M M, M R, V P, S C, Y C, E J, JL C, K N, A S, G G, A P, P P, D M, J K, MM A, A A, MA D, M N, I H, MM A, AP V, A I, AM K, ME T.  2020.  Behavior change due to COVID-19 among dental academics - The theory of planned behavior: stresses, worries, training, and pandemic severity.. PLoS ONE. 15(9): e0239961(15(9): e0239961):15(9):e0239961.
MO, F, ME T, B G, RJ S, J C, OB A-B, A K, AC MD, V P, M R.  2020.  An Ecological Study of the Association Between Environmental indicators and early childhood caries.. BMC Res Notes. 2020, 13:474.(2020, 13:474.):2020,13:474..
N, A, Aly NM, Folayan MO, Mohebbi SZ, P H-H, S B, Y K, DA M, A R, I K, M M, AA S, OB A-B, M R, V P, S C, G G, A P, D M, A A, MA D, M N, P P, J K, Y C, JL C, E J, MM A, MM A, I H, AP V, A I, AM K, ME T.  2020.  Knowledge of Dental Academics About the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Multi-Country – Online Survey.. BMC Medical Education. 2020; 20:399.(2020; 20:399.):2020;20:399..
AL, S, T DR, M C, J L, P P, A K, J C, W P.  2020.  Mitigating Global Oral Health Inequalities: Research Training Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.. Annals of Global Health.. 2020; 86(1): 141, 1–5.(2020; 86(1): 141, 1–5.):2020;86(1):141,1–5..
Alhasan, H, abuaffan A, AM K.  2020.  MIH prevalence, pattern and distribution in Sudanese children. BMC Oral Health. 2021, 21:9.(2021, 21:9.):2021,21:9..
N, A, N A, S M, S A, H H, S B, D M, A R, I K, O A-B, Y K, M R, V P, S C, K N, G G, A P, M F, A S, M M, A AA, D M, P P, J K, Y C, M D, J V, M A, J C, M N, I H, A V, A I, A K, E J, ME T.  2020.  Preparedness of dental academic institutions to manage the COVID-19 pandemic: a global survey.. Int. J Environ Res Public Health. 2021; 18:1445(2021; 18:1445):2021;18:1445.
AN, S, A K, Benki-Nugent S, Chebet D GL, Wamalwa D, Farquhar C, G J-S, Slyker JA, John-Stewart GC.  2020.  Caregivers’ report of HIV-associated oral manifestations among HIV-unexposed, exposed, and infected Kenyan children.. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2021;00:1-8.(2021;00:1-8.):2021;00:1-8..
A, K, Folayan MO, Sabbah W, El Tantawi M, Ramos-Gomez F.  2020.  Country Profile of the Epidemiology and Clinical Management of Early Childhood Caries.. Country Profile of the Epidemiology and Clinical Management of Early Childhood Caries.. , Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA.

2019

AM, K.  2019.  Paediatric oral health and climate change.. Edorium J Dent. 2019; 7:(2019; 7:):2019;7:.
N, M, A K, I O.  2019.  Prevalence and treatment needs for early childhood caries among 3-5 year-old children from a rural community in Uganda.. Front Public Health. 2019; 7:259(2019; 7:259):2019;7:259.
Kemoli, AM, Opondo IA.  2019.  A compendium on oral health of children around the world: tooth eruption, tooth emergence and developmental dental anomalies of the dental hard tissues.. A compendium on oral health of children around the world: tooth eruption, tooth emergence and developmental dental anomalies of the dental hard tissues.. , NewCastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars publishing

2018

Tantawi, ME, Folayan MO, FWACS, Mehaina M, Vukovic A, Castillo JL, Gaffar BO, Arheiam A, Al-Batayneh OB, Kemoli AM, Schroth RJ, Lee GHM.  2018.  Prevalence and data availability of early childhood caries in 193 United Nations Countries, 2007-2017.. AJPH. 8): 1066- 1072(8): 1066- 1072):8):1066-1072.
K, D, NO G, MK A.  2018.  Dental caries experience amongst 3-15 year-old children with heart disease attending paediatric cardiology clinics in Nairobi, Kenya.. Mod Appl Dent oral Health. 2018; 1(3): 1-8(2018; 1(3): 1-8):2018;1(3):1-8.
A, K, H G, MM N, M L, T M, A J, D H.  2018.  Prevalence and impact of infant oral mutilation on dental occlusion and oral healthrelated quality of life among Kenyan adolescents from Maasai Mara.. BMC Oral health. 2018; 18(1)(2018; 18(1)):2018;18(1).
A., K, Folayan. MO.  2018.  A compendium on Oral health of children around the world – Early childhood caries.. A compendium on Oral health of children around the world – Early childhood caries.. , New York: Nova Biomedical Publishers

2017

AM, K.  2017.  Managing dental fluorosis: Traditional healer versus clinic approaches.. JSM Dent. 2017; 5(2): 1085(2017; 5(2): 1085):2017;5(2):1085.
Kemoli, AM.  2017.  The threat to the survival of the permanent first molar in children from developing nations.. EC Dental Science. (2017): 120-124((2017): 120-124):(2017):120-124.
AM, K, TJ M.  2017.  Bilateral second premolars agenesis together with a unilateral canine radiculomegaly.. Contemp Clin Dent. 2017; 8(2017; 8):2017;8.
Sheikh, MA, Kemoli AM, Owino RO.  2017.  Prevalence of Dental caries and Gingivitis among children with type 1 diabetes mellitus a ending an outpatient clinic at Kenyatta National Hospital in Kenya.. East Afr Med J. 2017;93(1); 82-88(2017;93(1); 82-88):2017;93(1);82-88.
IA, O, AM K, JL N.  2017.  Impact of dental caries on the health-related quality of life of urban slum children in Nairobi, Kenya.. Edorium J Dent. 2017; 4:12-18(2017; 4:12-18):2017;4:12-18.
AM, K, F C.  2017.  Applying Bayesian model to predict socio-demographic and occlusal determinats of early childhood caries (ECC).. Brazilian Research in Paed Dent Intergr Clin.. 2017; 17(1): e3452(2017; 17(1): e3452):2017;17(1):e3452.
A., K, SG. D.  2017.  Text Book of Paediatric Dentistry. Text Book of Paediatric Dentistry. , New Dehli: Arya (Med) Publishing House

2016

F, C, AM K, R O, M M.  2016.  Effects of socio-economic and behavioural factors on early childhood caries among children attending a dental clinic in Nairobi, Kenya.. Eat Afr Med J. 2016; 93(8): 378-385(2016; 93(8): 378-385):2016;93(8):378-385.
A, K.  2016.  Hypnosis - a probable green dentistry application in pediatric dental practice.. EC Dent Scie J. 2016; 6(4): 1338-1339(2016; 6(4): 1338-1339):2016;6(4):1338-1339.

2015

AM, K, I O, GN O.  2015.  Is human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) a risk factor to development of dental caries and molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) in children? Edorium J Dent. 2015; 2:15–20(2015; 2:15–20):2015;2:15–20.

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