Oral malodour may be considered a substantial concern for a sizeable percentage of the general population and as such it is important for clinicians to identify the causes of oral malodour, in order to treat the problem effectively. For example, it has been estimated that the number of patients with oral malodour visiting their dentists i [....]
Our experience of 30 years of research in the area of oral cancer in the State of Paraná-Brazil(SP-B)teaches us that prevention and information are the only ways to reduce oral cancer. We observed a high rate of lip lesions of solar etiology and lesions of the oral mucosa(mainly in patients who drink alcohol and use tobacco). The p [....]
For years, orthodontists have utilized two-dimensional radiographs to treatment plan their orthodontic treatment. Fortunately, the advent of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) allows an orthodontist to take a “functional” radiograph, so the condylar position can be evaluated, and an accurate orthodontic diagnosis can b [....]
This retrospective cephalometric study was performed on a sample of 20 patients with a skeletal Open bite malocclusion. 11 males, 9 females, age 12.5 +/- 1.7 years) treated with early light elastic protocol and Damon system. The cephalometric analysis was performed at the beginning (T1) and the end of the orthodontic therapy (T2). Angular [....]
The term cryotherapy is derived from the Greek word kryos, meaning “cold”. The application of cold to human tissue has been shown to decrease nerve conduction velocity, reduce hemorrhage and edema, along with inflammation. Although the use of cyrotherapy has been common practice in medicine and other fields within dentis [....]
Preparation of curved and anatomical complicated canals have become easy with the advent of rotary nickel titanium instruments. However, the chances of instrument separation have increased. Fractured instruments’ mishaps are critical procedures faced by clinicians during endodontic treatment. It is an unpredictable incident th [....]
Every root canal has different morphology and unique techqunic. By proper knowledge of the anatomy, will lead to half way success, the other half comes from knowing the limitation of NiTi rotary files and how we can customize this file to be fit in the canal. One of so many files brands we want to talk about is the race files. We will tak [....]
MR images are very sensitive to susceptibility artifacts in the presence of metallic objects such as dental braces. This impedes the application of MRI for studies involving participants wearing metallic dental braces. It also presents a significant barrier for presurgical MRI in epilepsy and tumor patients with metallic head implants, he [....]
This lecture will provide an overview of popular topics trending in pediatric dentistry, including prevention, practicing principles, and pathologic pearls. Learn the contraindications, indications, special considerations, precautions, and placement of SDF (silver diamine fluoride) and emerging trends in caries control. A first dental vis [....]
Health inequities are involved both in the etiology and in reducing the potential for resolving health problems in vulnerable populations. For vulnerable population, we can consider groups of people who have disparities in the way they are perceived and treated, being placed at a disadvantage in relation to the group that has hegemony. In [....]
Our findings comprehensively confirm the existence of ACE2 and TMPRSS2 in oral mucosal tissues from multiple levels and clarify the relationship between expression level of ACE2 and TMPRSS2 and patient age as well as gender for the first time. Results showed that expression levels of ACE2 and TMPRSS2 increased along with the growth of [....]
The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating implications for the UK dental profession. As a result of the mode of transmission of coronavirus, clinical dentistry has had to rapidly evolve and there have been drastic changes to the way in which UK dental professionals operate. Following complete cessation of elective dental treatment initial [....]
The 4th additional axis of time is added to the traditional 3D axes which makes it different to identify the time of extraction and implant placement either immediate implant placement , early implant placement or delayed implant placement.
This review focus on each technique and the ideal choice of each technique in every case
The fetal programming hypothesis suggests that stimuli or aggressions during intrauterine life may result in permanent physiological and metabolic changes in the offspring, increasing the risk of disease in adult life. Changes in microRNA expression patterns are considered one of the molecular mechanisms responsible for this programming. [....]
The presentation will be highlighting on the less-focused, potentially serious complications secondary to COVID-19 pandemic. A set of less known syndromes which could posses serious threat to various systems of the human body will be discussed.
Extent of precautionary measures against COVID-19, possible effects on human body other than [....]
The alveolar ridge undergoes a significant remodeling process following tooth removal. These hard and soft tissue change may affect the outcome of treatment with implants, either by limiting the bone volume needed for anchorage of the implant or by compromising the esthetic result regarding the appearance of the soft tissue at the final i [....]
The present study aimed at evaluating the effect of Azithromycin (AZM) on inflammatory and fibroblastic part of cyclosporine A (CsA)-induced gingival overgrowth (GO) among renal transplanted patients.
Methods: In this randomized clinical trial study, patients receiving CsA with gingival overgrowth were randomly divided into 2 groups:1. [....]
There are several sinus floor lifting procedures for implant installation in atrophic maxilla . The present study aimed to compare and evaluate stability the implants placed with Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) alone and PRF mixed with auto graft bone and PRF mixed with synthetic bone in atrophic posterior maxilla.
Tooth decay is one of the most common forms of oral and dental illness in the world, which causes huge costs of treatment, especially in high-risk groups such as people with oral dry mouth, prevention, and control of it are very important. The use of traditional treatments such as extraction of drugs from medicinal plants is of paramount [....]
The Person-Centered Approach (PCA) is an incentive tool for learning 1. Understanding that the user is one of the protagonists of the Unified Health System (SUS) two, ACP can be an effective strategy for promoting and preventing oral health. In this sense, since April 2017 until the present day, the project entitled “Oral Self-Care [....]
hSCAPs were extracted and identified and inoculated on HAP and PDA-HAP so that we can compare cell adhesion, proliferation and osteogenic differentiation of the two scaffolds. Methods: 1.hSCAPs were extracted by improved tissue block method, and cell surface antigens were identified by flow cytometry: STRO-1, CD90, CD146, CD45 and CD34. 2 [....]
Introduction: The Oral Squamous Cell carcinoma (OSCC) is the most prevalent cancer in the oral cavity with the highest mortality rate. Anticancer drugs like Cisplatin are used extensively to treat OSCC but are known to have serious side effects. Hence there exists a pressing need to explore combination therapies. Combination therapies of [....]
Sleep apnea is a very common pathology. The patient has sleep disorders, with usually very loud snoring and stop respiration. Is a vey common condition in clase II patients or in long faces with posterior rotational growth of the mandible. It’s very important to recognize that kind of patients, in order to treat them with a combined [....]
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the way we look at hygiene, occupational health and public safety protocols, especially in professions such as medical and dental where close contact with people is a requirement.
In the early stages of the worldwide pandemic, there was much controversy around how SARS-CoV-2 was transmitted [....]
The author has taught the “business principles for dentistry” internationally to primarily orthodontic audiences for decades. He often projects the medical model to offer insights on the future of dentistry. Dr Sellke has been using an AI driven technology called Dental Monitoring (DM) since the summer of 2016 as a [....]
3D printing has experienced a surge in popularity in dentistry, but has been limited to plastics for guides, aligners and dentures. 3D printing with metal and ceramic is still in its infancy, but the workflow has significant advantages over conventional approaches. This presentation will explore innovations in metal and c [....]
The relationship between activities of daily living (ADL) and oral function has been reported. However, there were still no consistent conclusion on the relationship of the number of teeth and oral function with ADL. We investigated the relationship between oral function and ADL among 61 elderly people at long-term care facilities. The ag [....]
Microbiota has been playing a crucial role in multiple types of tumors, including colorectal tumor, breast tumor as well as biliary duct tumor. As one of the most significant repository of microbiomes inside human body, effect of microbiomes derived from oral cavity on tumor progression has nowadays been more and more popular in this rese [....]
The appropriated placed dental implants are the most reliable method of tooth replacement.
Keys to dental implant success should include proper case selection, excellent surgical technique, placing
adequate restoration on the implant, educating the patient to maintain meticulous oral hygiene.
Although the overall success rate of dental [....]
The use of laser in dentistry has several aspects and is in constant evolution and development, with increasing usageamong dentistry specialties. In orthodontics, it may be useful in the control of pain and as an accelerator of regenerativeprocesses, making the treatment more comfortable for patients, since after orthodontic interventions [....]
Any of conventional methods cannot completely eliminate the microorganisms from periodontal pockets. Use of antimicrobial drugs has a number of side effects, fungal infection and resistance of bacterial strains has increased significantly in recent years, and there is a tendency that such issue will continue in future.
The literature d [....]
Various techniques of resolving the impacted teeth will be presented to elaborate the important steps of biomechanics and discussed with the stage treatment photographs to ensure a thorough understanding. Interdisciplinary approach was preferred to provide the best out come to the patients .Full thickness flaps were reflected to adequatel [....]
We report the very rare case of a symptomatic 41-year-old female presenting with fusion of an impacted third (LL8) and fourth (LL9) mandibular molar tooth with concrescence of the second molar tooth (LL7). We share our experience of pre-operative cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) to aid surgical planning and the novel [....]
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The stomatognathic system has a complex functioning, because it comprises important and interdependent structures, and any change that occurs in one of its components will cause an imbalance in all interconnected systems such as nervous, circulatory and endocrine. Due to the high complexity and interaction with other systems, the comple [....]
This experimental study was conducted at orthodontic Department of Children Hospital and ICH Lahore. Data was collected from patients coming to Orthodontic Department of Children Hospital Lahore. 26 patients were taken through convenient sampling technique. Patients were selected for treating with Labial orthodontic appliance using GTPI ( [....]
Nowadays, Non-communicable diseases – especially, cardio vascular diseases, cancers, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases represent a great danger for human health.The world organizations and UN work on prevention and strengthening the manage of non-communicable diseases.
It is strong connection between oral diseases and four [....]
Premixed non-setting calcium hydroxide being easily insertable in canal with plastic applicator tips and having excellent antimicrobial efficiency is a choice of material for interim root canal dressings in permanent teeth and for obturation in primary teeth.Abscessed permanent teeth as a sequel of caries or trauma often present [....]
Shaping and cleaning of the pulp space is one of the prime factors leading to the success of endodontic therapy. In the past decade we have seen a myriad of rotary NiTi instruments that have flooded the market.These innovations have benefitted endodontics, making it faster and more predictable. But each has their limitations. The ongoing [....]
Head and neck cancer derives from the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, and other upper aerodigestive tracts, in which oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is the most common one. Risk factors involved in OSCC contain smoking and alcohol as well as human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Due to the high incidence of OSCC and the main therapy met [....]
The aim of this study was to compare dentoskeletal effects of bone-borne expanderswith those of conventional expanders in adolescent and adults having transverse maxillary deficiency.All randomized clinical trials (RCTs) comparing the effects of bone-borne with those oftooth-borne expansion for treatment of maxillary transverse deficiency [....]
The management of maxillofacial wounds in reconstruction is challenging due to persistent saliva leakage from poor wound healing in dead space. Nearly all wounds are at risk for compromised healing due to excessive exudation, edema, contaminants and presence of inflammatory mediators. It is generally believed that the wound advances from [....]
Although topical fluoride (TF) is regarded as a gold standard for caries prevention, it is believed that fluoride alone is insufficient to prevent caries, especially in high-risk populations. In fact, it has been observed that even with appropriate fluoride exposure, dental caries prevalence has reached a plateau level, and no further dec [....]
Introduction: Over the past four years, children have sustained massive changes to their lifestyle, schooling, intergenerational and generational interactions. Trends in dental trauma are evolving and management has changed. The aim of this study is to assess trends in the presentation of paediatric dental trauma and subsequent immediate [....]