AUTHOR & DATE OF STUDY (ID)STUDY DESIGNNAGEINTERVENTION FREQ (/12).
Thomson 2001Longitudinal74826 yr oldsUse of dental servicesOral health at age 26 rated ‘Among the worst/below average’ n (%)No. with 1+ missing teeth lost due to caries by age 26 n (%)Mean DMFS at age 26 (sd)Mean DFS increment between ages 18 and 26 (sd)Mean plaque score (sd) at age 26
Regular GDB user at age 15?
YES
(n=423)
170(40.2)41 (9.7)12.3 (11.04)4.95 (5.80)0.84 (0.53)
NO
(n=325)
Usual Reason for dental visit at age 26?
145 (44.6)32 (9.8)13.55 (11.91)4.35 (5.49)0.90 (0.57)
Check-up
(n=341)
78 (22.9)12(3.5)11.18 (10.14)4.22 (5.51)0.78 (0.50)
Problem
(n-=407)
237(58.2) *61 (15.0)*14.23 (12.26) ¥5.08 (5.77) ¥0.94 (0.58)*
* P<0.05* P <0.05¥ P<0.05. Mann-Whitney test¥ P<0.05. Mann-Whitney test* P<0.05

From: Appendix D, HTA Update Key Study Characteristics

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Dental Recall: Recall Interval Between Routine Dental Examinations.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 19.
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