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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28439574/randomized-clinical-trial-on-the-efficacy-of-electric-and-manual-toothbrushes-in-plaque-removal-and-gingivitis-control-in-visually-impaired-school-students
#1
Tian Qiang Cui, Huan Cai Lin, Edward C M Lo, Ye Tao, Yan Zhou, Qing Hui Zhi
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of electric or manual toothbrushes in plaque removal and gingivitis control in visually impaired adolescents. METHOD AND MATERIALS: A randomized, controlled, examiner-blind crossover design was used in the study. Study subjects were 12- to 16-year-old visually impaired students from the School for the Blind in Guangzhou. Students in the test group used electric toothbrushes, whereas those in the control group used manual toothbrushes...
April 24, 2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28439573/systematic-review-of-cyclosporin-a-induced-%C3%A2-gingival-overgrowth-and-genetic-predisposition
#2
Georgios S Chatzopoulos, Vasiliki P Koidou, Larry F Wolff
OBJECTIVE: This systematic review aimed to investigate the influence of gene polymorphisms on the development of gingival overgrowth in renal transplant patients treated with cyclosporin A. METHOD AND MATERIALS: Electronic and hand literature searches were conducted by two independent reviewers in MEDLINE-Pubmed, Cochrane Library, ISI Web of Science, and SCOPUS Elsevier for prospective (case-control studies, cohort studies), cross-sectional, and retrospective studies published up to June 2016 (first week) in any language...
April 24, 2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28439572/long-term-clinical-and-radiologic-documentation-of-a-maxillary-odontogenic-myxoma-from-early-clinical-signs-to-implant-supported-prosthodontic-rehabilitation-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
#3
Sebastian Berger, Paul Hakl, Marius Meier, Walter Sutter, Andrej M Kielbassa, Dritan Turhani
Odontogenic myxoma (OM) is a non-metastasizing neoplasm of mesenchymal origin, arising in the tooth-bearing areas of the jaws. When regarding the whole spectrum of differential diagnoses for osteolytic jaw lesions, OM constitutes a benign tumor rarely located in the maxilla. Radiographically, displacement of teeth and frequent involvement of the sinus will be found with advanced maxillary OM. The tumor can be removed by means of several techniques, ranging from conservative measures to extended surgical procedures that differ according to type of bone resection and reconstruction of the defect...
April 24, 2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28439571/four-year-cross-sectional-study-of-bleeding-risk-in-dental-patients-on-direct-oral-anticoagulants
#4
Itai Zeevi, Dror M Allon, Eli Rosenfeld, Gal Avishai, Leon Gilman, Joseph Nissan, Gabi Chaushu
OBJECTIVE: New oral anticoagulants, or "direct oral anticoagulants" (DOACs), have been used worldwide in recent years. An evidence-based enigma regarding dental patients using DOACs still exists. METHOD AND MATERIALS: This was a 4-year, cross-sectional study on individuals receiving DOAC therapy, treated in a single maxillofacial center. A bleeding event was the outcome parameter. Potential contributing risk factors were evaluated. RESULTS: Of a total of 111 patients, 72 underwent a total of 305 oral procedures in 115 sessions...
April 24, 2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28294200/four-year-post-loading-results-of-full-arch-rehabilitation-with-immediate-placement-and-immediate-loading-implants-a-retrospective-controlled-study
#5
Alain Simonpieri, Roberta Gasparro, Giuseppe Pantaleo, Jolanda Mignogna, Francesco Riccitiello, Gilberto Sammartino
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to evaluate implant survival rate and to measure peri-implant bone changes in fullarch rehabilitations with immediate placement and immediate loading implants with platform switching and Morse taper connection, in addition to platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) and buccal bone augmentation, after 4 years of follow-up. METHOD AND MATERIALS: In this retrospective controlled study, patients who had been fully rehabilitated with immediate placement and immediate loading implants were evaluated 4 years post-loading...
March 14, 2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28294199/management-of-an-immature-partially-necrotic-permanent-molar-by-pulp-revascularization-%C3%A2-two-year-follow-up
#6
Julian Schmoeckel, Mhd Said Mourad, Christian H Splieth, Ruth M Santamaria
Root canal treatment of immature teeth is considered a great challenge for both the dentist and the patient. The thinness of the root canals walls and the lack of an apical barrier leads to unpredictable treatment results. Revascularization is a novel promising treatment option in the field of regenerative endodontics for management of immature necrotic permanent teeth. This case presents a successful treatment of an 8-year-old patient with a partially necrotic, immature permanent mandibular right first molar pulp by revascularization...
March 14, 2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28294198/external-and-internal-resin-infiltration-of-natural-proximal-subsurface-caries-lesions-a-valuable-enhancement-of-the-internal-tunnel-restoration
#7
Andrej M Kielbassa, Ina Ulrich, Vanessa D Werth, Christoph Schüller, Wilhelm Frank, Rita Schmidl
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this ex-vivo study was to evaluate both the external and the internal penetration ability of a resin infiltrant into natural proximal and macroscopically intact white spot lesions, and to merge this approach with the internal tunnel preparation concept. METHOD AND MATERIALS: 20 premolars and 20 molars with proximal subsurface lesions (ICDAS, code 2) and respective radiographic lesion depths extending into the middle third of dentin (D2 lesions) were selected and divided into two groups...
March 14, 2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28294197/cone-beam-analysis-of-the-buccal-bone-associated-%C3%A2-with-a-dental-implant-a-tridimensional-assessment-case-report
#8
Oscar González-Martín, Mario Veltri, Cert Perio
OBJECTIVE: This case report presents cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) three-dimensional (3D) assessment of the buccal bone associated with an implant. METHOD AND MATERIALS: A patient who had immediate implant replacement of a maxillary incisor received a CBCT examination after 6 months. The scanned volume was then subjected to segmentation of the buccal bone associated with the implant and to its three-dimensional rendering. RESULTS: Virtual reconstruction allowed volumetric assessment of the buccal plate, and of the buccal marginal bone level...
March 14, 2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28168243/salivary-gland-duct-cyst-arising-in-a-minor-salivary-gland-on-the-floor-of-the-mouth-a-case-report
#9
John K Brooks, Gary J Funari, John R Basile
The salivary gland duct cyst (SGDC) is not commonly encountered on the floor of the mouth and few well-documented case reports are available. To increase the knowledge of this lesion, this report features a diminutive SGDC in a 54-yearold man. Commentary is offered as to the relevance of the affected patient's antecedent history of cholelithiasis.
February 6, 2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28168241/intracanal-use-of-heated-rinsing-solutions-a-pilot-study
#10
David Sonntag, Wolfgang H-M Raab, Evelyn Martin, Ralf Keppel
OBJECTIVE: The tissue-dissolving and bactericidal activity of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) can be increased by warming the NaOCl solution without concurrently increasing its toxicity. The present study was set up to determine if and to what extent a heated liquid reaches the apical region. METHOD AND MATERIALS: A temperature sensor was introduced from the apical aspect into a human canine 22 mm in length prepared to size 40.04. At 37°C in the incubator the canal was irrigated with water 10 times each at temperatures of 10°C, 21°C, 45°C, 60°C, and 37°C (control group)...
February 6, 2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396890/cowden-syndrome-%C3%A2-oral-presentations-of-a-paraneoplastic-syndrome-%C3%A2-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
#11
Snober Tariq, Joseph Katz
Cowden syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder with a predisposition to multiple benign and malignant tumors with unique oral manifestations. We present a case of Cowden syndrome in a patient diagnosed with breast cancer, traumatic fibromas, bronchial asthma, and multiple papillomatous fibromatosis of the oral cavity. Close association between oral papillomatosis associated with Cowden syndrome and PTEN gene mutation may increase the risk for malignant transformation. Therefore, patients of Cowden syndrome should be monitored carefully for all kinds of cancers...
2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396889/gingival-bleeding-in-a-patient-with-autism-spectrum-disorder-a-key-finding-leading-to-a-diagnosis-of-scurvy
#12
Adela Planerova, Sherry Philip, Sharon Elad
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect all aspects of life, including nutrition. This case reports a patient with ASD in which gingival bleeding was the key finding that led to a diagnosis of scurvy. The literature review discusses behavioral food aversions in patients with ASD that lead to significant nutritional deficiencies, such as scurvy. Through this case report, the objective is to raise clinical awareness to consider relatively rare diseases in patients with ASD who have atypical feeding patterns...
2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396888/periodontal-treatment-and-maintenance-of-molars-affected-with-severe-periodontitis-dpsi-4-an-up-to-27-year-retrospective-study-in-a-private-practice
#13
Frédéric De Beule, Ghada Alsaadi, Marina Perić, Michel Brecx
OBJECTIVE: This retrospective study aimed to evaluate the long-term response of molars affected with severe periodontitis to periodontal treatment, to analyze the differences in response between molars with and without furcation involvement (FI) and to reevaluate the usefulness of the existing classification of FI in determining the prognosis. METHOD AND MATERIALS: A total of 402 patients from a single private practice were included. The observation period was 27 years (mean 16...
2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396887/comparison-of-enamel-matrix-derivative-emdogain-and-subepithelial-connective-tissue-graft-for-root-coverage-in-patients-with-multiple-gingival-recession-defects-a-randomized-controlled-clinical-study
#14
Angeliki Alexiou, Ioannis Vouros, Georgios Menexes, Antonis Konstantinidis
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the present study was to compare the clinical efficiency of enamel matrix derivative (EMD) placed under a coronally advanced flap (CAF; test group), to a connective tissue graft (CTG) placed under a CAF (control group), in patients with multiple recession defects. METHOD AND MATERIALS: Twelve patients with multiple Miller's Class I or II gingival recessions in contralateral quadrants of the maxilla were selected. The primary outcome variable was the change in depth of the buccal recession (REC), at 6 months (T6) after surgery...
2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396886/three-generations-of-zirconia-%C3%A2-from-veneered-to-monolithic-part-i
#15
Bogna Stawarczyk, Christin Keul, Marlis Eichberger, David Figge, Daniel Edelhoff, Nina Lümkemann
This article presents the historical development of the different generations of zirconia and their range of indications, from veneered to monolithic zirconia restorations. Because of the large extent of this topic, it is divided into two parts. In Part I, the mechanical and optical properties of the three generations of zirconia materials are discussed critically and theoretically. A short summary is given of the current scientific literature, investigating the third generation of zirconia comparatively regarding the properties discussed...
2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396885/editorial-how-do-we-define-a-manuscript-%C3%A2-as-suitable-for-a-journal-targeting-general-practitioners
#16
Eli Eliav
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28338103/transreplantation-%C3%A2-an-alternative-for-periodontally-hopeless-teeth
#17
Önder Solakoglu, Andreas Filippi
The periodontal therapy of severely damaged teeth that have advanced bone loss, a significant degree of mobility, and often tooth migration and elongation, frequently exposes the dental clinician to difficult decisions regarding the appropriate therapy for the patient. Extensive rehabilitation, with the replacement of periodontally hopeless teeth, has biologic, prognostic, and financial limitations. A possible alternative in such cases is the transreplantation of periodontally hopeless teeth. Ankylosis of the tooth is induced by appropriate extraoral pretreatment and thus the mobility disappears and the alveolar bone is reformed...
2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28338102/the-role-of-dentistry-in-the-%C3%A2-opioids-crisis
#18
Eli Eliav
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28232961/cad-cam-splints-for-the-functional-and-esthetic-evaluation-of-newly-defined-occlusal-dimensions
#19
Daniel Edelhoff, Josef Schweiger, Otto Prandtner, Johannes Trimpl, Michael Stimmelmayr, Jan-Frederik Güth
Pretreatment with occlusal splints is a crucial step in a structured treatment approach for a complex rehabilitation that changes the vertical dimension of occlusion. Meticulous patient compliance is one of the essential prerequisites for overall treatment success. However, patient compliance is all too often insufficient due to esthetic, phonetic, and functional limitations when using conventional occlusal splints in one arch. Modern production technologies now allow the use of tooth-colored occlusal splints made of polycarbonate, whose quality and material properties are quite distinct from those of conventionally manufactured splints made of transparent polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)...
2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28232960/guest-editorial-teledentistry-%C3%A2-an-alternative-method-to-in-office-consultations
#20
Anthony J Mendicino, Sean W McLaren
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2017: Quintessence International
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