Mary McNally

Associate Professor

Division Head, Preventive Dentistry and Oral Health Promotion

Email: memcnall@dal.ca

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  • Oral Health Status of Long-Term Care Residents-A Vulnerable Population 

    Matthews, Debora C., Joanne B. Clovis, Martha G. S. Brillant, Mark J. Filiaggi, et al. 2012. "Oral Health Status of Long-Term Care Residents-A Vulnerable Population." Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 78: 1-13.
    Objective: To conduct an observational, cross-sectional survey of the oral health status of adults >= 45 years of age in rural and urban long-term care (LTC) facilities in No Scotia, Canada. Methods: Residents capable of ...
  • Assessing the oral health of an ageing population: methods, challenges and predictors of survey participation 

    Matthews, Debora C., Martha G. S. Brillant, Joanne B. Clovis, Mary E. McNally, et al. 2012. "Assessing the oral health of an ageing population: methods, challenges and predictors of survey participation." Gerodontology 29(2): 656-E666.
    Objectives: To examine predictors of participation and to describe the methodological considerations of conducting a two-stage population-based oral health survey. Methods: An observational, cross-sectional survey (telephone ...
  • Contribution of sulfate and sulfoesters to total sulfur intake in infants fed human milk 

    McNally, M. E., S. A. Atkinson, and D. E. Cole. 1991. "Contribution of sulfate and sulfoesters to total sulfur intake in infants fed human milk." The Journal of nutrition 121(8): 1250-1254.
    Colostrum (d 2-4) and mature human milk samples (d 23-30) collected from eight mothers giving birth at 31 +/- 7 wk of gestation were analyzed for total sulfur, free inorganic sulfate and acid labile sulfoesters. The data ...
  • Action planning for daily mouth care in long-term care: the brushing up on mouth care project 

    McNally, M. E., R. Martin-Misener, C. C. Wyatt, K. P. McNeil, et al. 2012. "Action planning for daily mouth care in long-term care: the brushing up on mouth care project." Nursing research and practice 2012: 368356.
    Research focusing on the introduction of daily mouth care programs for dependent older adults in long-term care has met with limited success. There is a need for greater awareness about the importance of oral health, more ...
  • The oral health of ageing baby boomers: a comparison of adults aged 45-64 and those 65 years and older 

    McNally, M. E., D. C. Matthews, J. B. Clovis, M. Brillant, et al. 2012. "The oral health of ageing baby boomers: a comparison of adults aged 45-64 and those 65 years and older." Gerodontology.
    OBJECTIVES: To compare the oral health status of adults aged 45-64 (baby boomers) and those aged 65 and older. METHODS: An observational, cross-sectional survey of adults living independently in rural and urban settings ...
  • Barodontalgia as a differential diagnosis: symptoms and findings 

    Robichaud, R., and M. E. McNally. 2005. "Barodontalgia as a differential diagnosis: symptoms and findings." Journal (Canadian Dental Association) 71(1): 39-42.
    This paper provides a review of the literature concerning the etiology and manifestations of barodontalgia, as well as important clinical considerations for its management. Barodontalgia is characterized by exposure to a ...
  • Assessment of caries risk in elderly patients using the Cariogram model 

    Alian, Anna Y., Mary E. McNally, Solveig Fure, and Dowen Birkhed. 2006. "Assessment of caries risk in elderly patients using the Cariogram model." Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 72(5): 459-+.
    For several decades, Swedish researchers, clinicians and educators have recognized risk assessment as an important part of routine management of dental caries. Innovative caries risk assessment models, such as the Cariogram ...
  • Dalhousie University's Communities of Practice: Part 2. Research Collaborations 

    Clovis, Joanne B., Debora C. Matthews, Martha Smith Brillant, Mark Filiaggi, et al. 2010. "Dalhousie University's Communities of Practice: Part 2. Research Collaborations." Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 76(2): 103-105.
    No abstract available.
  • Latex Hypersensitivity: A Closer Look at Considerations for Dentistry 

    Kean, Tara, and Mary McNally. 2009. "Latex Hypersensitivity: A Closer Look at Considerations for Dentistry." Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 75(4): 279-282.
    No abstract available.
  • The Influence of Industry on Dental Education 

    Gillis, Martin R., and Mary E. McNally. 2010. "The Influence of Industry on Dental Education." Journal of dental education 74(10): 1095-1105.
    Academic dental institutions face the growing challenge of securing the resources needed to develop a curriculum that incorporates current innovation and technology to ensure that students' learning experiences are relevant ...
  • Using interviews to construct and disseminate knowledge of oral health policy 

    Clovis, J. B., M. G. S. Brillant, D. C. Matthews, S. J. Cobban, et al. 2012. "Using interviews to construct and disseminate knowledge of oral health policy." International Journal of Dental Hygiene 10(2): 91-97.
    Objectives: Policymakers worldwide are challenged by the problem of oral health inequities. The goal of an interprovincial partnership in Canada was to guide policy aimed at improving the oral health of vulnerable populations. ...
  • Examining the Implications of Dental Treatment Costs for Low-Income Families 

    Snow, Patrick, and Mary E. McNally. 2010. "Examining the Implications of Dental Treatment Costs for Low-Income Families." Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 76(2).
    Objective: Dental disease is concentrated among those with low socioeconomic status. Dental care is not publicly funded, and many Canadians must therefore make difficult financial choices when accessing dental care. Families ...