10th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Methodological Issues in
Oral Health Research

9-11 September 2024
zmk-School of Dental Medicine of the University of Bern

Methodological Issues in Oral Health Research

Launched in 2004, the biannual dental-statistical meetings on Methodological Issues in Oral Health Research (MIOHR) aim to bring together oral health researchers and statisticians interested in the analysis of oral health research data.
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WHY TO ATTEND

Aims of the Conference

Discuss Methods

Discuss methods to improve the design, conduct and analysis of oral health research

Enhance Communication

Enhance the communication between oral health researchers, statisticians and other scientists

Bring Together

Oral health researchers and statisticians with specific interest in oral health data analysis

THE ULTIMATE GOAL

Contribute to Better Patient Care

The ultimate goal is to stimulate collaboration between the statisticians and oral health researchers improving the methodological quality of oral health research and stimulating new statistical developments in dental data analysis. In this way, the MIOHR initiative wants to optimize the use of data and budget resources and contribute to better patient care.

Keynote Speakers

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Dominique Declerck
Research group Population Studies in Oral Health (PSiOH), Department Oral Health Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Dimitris Mavridis
Associate Professor of Statistics at the University of Ioannina, Greece
Nicholas S Jakubovics
Professor of Oral Microbiology at the Newcastle University, UK
Marcel Zwahlen
associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the institute of social and preventive medicine (ISPM) in Bern, Switzerland
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Event Schedule

Scientific Program & Workshops

12:30-13:30
Registration
13:30-14:00
Opening
Introductions
14:00-14:55
Keynote 1
Preventing immortal time and other biases in observational studies via the target trial methodology
15:00-15:15
1. Diagnostic imaging studies: more observations or more observers?
By Ralf Schultze
15:15-15:30
2. Does Informed Consent Prevent School-Based Caries Prevention Programs from Successfully Targeting High Risk Populations? A Longitudinal Study of Medicaid Claims Data with Clinical Oral Health Data
By Shulamite Huang
15:30-16:00
Coffee Break
16:00-16:15
3. Estimating the causal effect of number of teeth on critical outcomes of COVID-19: Based on three different propensity score methods
By Naichuan Su
16:15-16:30
4. Regular dental attendance in children has long term benefit in adulthood: Evidence from the 1970 British Cohort Study
By Aina Najwa Mohd Khairuddin
16:30-16:45
5. Inequality of children’s oral health in the UK can be mediated by lifestyle behaviours
By Ke Zhou
16:45-17:00
6. Higher prevalence of tooth loss in people with abdominal obesity: findings from the US and Scottish non-obese population
By Jin Κang
18:30-19:00
Get Together at Sitem
9:00-9:55
Keynote 2
Issues in Reproducibility and Replicability
10:00-10:15
1. Small Sample Considerations for Within-Person Trials in Dentistry
By Caroline Kristunas
10:15-10:30
2. Is sample size reporting adequate in orthodontic clinical trials?
By Sajjad Alipour Shoari
10:30-11:00
Coffee Break
11:00-11:45
Keynote 3
Oral health research: some critical reflections
By Dominique Declerck
11:45-12:00
3. ACES – a new framework for the application of the 2018 periodontitis classification scheme to epidemiological survey data
By Birte Holtfreter
12:00-12:15
4. Analytical Strategies for Dental Questionnaire Outputs: Lessons from the German Child Oral Health Impact Profile
By Christiane Pink
12:15-12:30
5. Proteo-genomic identification of drug targets for periodontitis
By Zoheir Alayash
12:30-12:45
6. Association between kindergarten dental outreach service and untreated decay in primary teeth among primary school students in Hong Kong
By May Chun Mei Won
12:45-14:00
Lunch at Sitem
14:00-14:55
Keynote 4
Quality and equality in dental research: Perspective from the Journal of Dental Research
15:00-15:15
7. Data sharing and transparency indicators in published RCTs in Oral Health between 2017 and 2023
By Despina Koletsi
15:15-15:30
8. Predatory publishing: an ongoing issue against quality scientisic research
By Tsitsopoulou Antonia
15:30-16:00
Coffee Break
16:00-16:15
9. The presence and characteristics of ‘spin’ among the abstracts of trials in dentistry: A series of methodological studies
By Fang Hua
16:15-16:30
10. Level of evidence of clinical studies published in 5 leading orthodontic journals
By Heng Ho
16:30-16:45
11. Selective outcome reporting in randomized controlled trials among leading dental specialty journals: A methodological study
By Feiyang Guo
16:45-17:00
12. Challenges in AI Research within Orthodontics
By Thikriat Al-Jewair
17:30-18:30
President’s DinnerLocation: Haus der Universität

Meet our Speakers

Apart from the beautiful venue you will have the opportunity to listen to 18 inspiring lectures with 36 speakers from all over the world covering a wide range of topics.
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Executive
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Nikolaos Pandis
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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EVENT VENUE

André Schroeder Auditorium (ASA)
zmk bern
Freiburgstrasse 7
3010 Bern
Switzerland

EVENT DATES

9-11 September
2024

CONTACT

info@miohr.net