Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 83, Number 9, September 2005, 641-720

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Special theme: Oral Health; Visiting the dentist in Burkina Faso; Fluorides: a public health success; Oral health promotion in schools

EDITORIALS

▲ WHO’s action for continuous improvement in oral health
- Poul Erik Petersen

▲ Tobacco or oral health
- Jesper Reibel

▲ Oral health, general health and quality of life
- Aubrey Sheiham

Competing interests, appeals and trial registration in the Bulletin
- The Bulletin of the World Health Organization

NEWS

News

In Focus: More oral health care needed for ageing populations

Interview

Making medicines and health technologies safe and accessible: an interview with Vladimir Lepakhin

RESEARCH

▲ Reasons for attending dental-care services in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
- Benôit Varenne et al.

▲ Areca nut chewing in schoolchildren
- Eric Oakley, L. Demaine, & Saman Warnakulasuriya

POLICY & PRACTICE

▲ Global burden of oral diseases
- Poul Erik Petersen et al.

▲ The effective use of fluorides in public health
- Sheila Jones et al.

▲ Oral health in health-promoting schools
- Stella Y. L. Kwan et al.

▲ Oral health information systems
- Poul Erik Petersen et al.

▲ Diet and nutrition in oral health
- Paula J. Moynihan

▲Oral lesions in HIV infection
- Maeve M. Coogan et al.

Role of patent pooling in SARS
- James H.M Simon et al.

PUBLIC HEALTH REVIEWS

▲ Oral disease prevention and health promotion
- Richard G. Watt

PERSPECTIVES

▲ The role of the FDI World Dental Federation
- Habib M. Benzian et al.

Acknowledgement: Poul Erik Petersen, in collaboration with Ian G. Neil, coordinated the special theme.

▲ Denotes a theme issue article.