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Acta Odontologica Scandinavica

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28093053/examiner-s-experience-and-the-outcome-interpretation-of-icdas-and-nyvad-s-system-a-prospective-in-vitro-study
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Vinicius Krieger Costa Nogueira, Diego Girotto Bussaneli, Elaine Pereira Da Silva Tagliaferro, Rubens Spin-Neto, Alfonso Escobar, Rita De Cássia Loiola Cordeiro
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate, prospectively, the influence of examiner's experience in interpreting and applying the caries detection systems ICDAS (IC) and Nyvad (NY). MATERIAL AND METHODS: Twelve second-year undergraduate dental students (UG) and 12 postgraduates (PG) MSc level analysed and codified 77 clinical dental caries photographs at three different moments: initially, without any training; after one week of receiving training through a theoretical class; and after two years...
January 16, 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28093024/reliability-and-validity-of-the-turkish-version-of-the-rapid-estimate-of-adult-literacy-in-dentistry-treald-30
#2
Kadriye Peker, Taha Emre Köse, Beliz Güray, Ömer Uysal, Tamer Lütfi Erdem
OBJECTIVE: To culturally adapt the Turkish version of Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Dentistry (TREALD-30) for Turkish-speaking adult dental patients and to evaluate its psychometric properties. MATERIAL AND METHODS: After translation and cross-cultural adaptation, TREALD-30 was tested in a sample of 127 adult patients who attended a dental school clinic in Istanbul. Data were collected through clinical examinations and self-completed questionnaires, including TREALD-30, the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP), the Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine (REALM), two health literacy screening questions, and socio-behavioral characteristics...
January 16, 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28093013/long-term-changes-in-health-complaints-after-removal-of-amalgam-restorations
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Lars Björkman, Therese T Sjursen, Knut Dalen, Gunvor B Lygre, Trine Lise L Berge, Johanna Svahn, Birgitte F Lundekvam
OBJECTIVE: Concerns over adverse effects of mercury released from dental amalgam sometimes lead patients to request removal of their amalgam restorations. Several studies report improvement of subjective health after removal of amalgam restorations, but the mechanisms are unclear. The aim of this paper is to present data on long term changes in intensity of health complaints after amalgam removal in a group of patients with health complaints self-attributed to dental amalgam. Data from the five years follow-up in a clinical trial are presented and related to potential determinants of change...
January 16, 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28090810/enamel-remineralization-effect-of-a-dentifrice-containing-calcium-sodium-phosphosilicate-an-optical-coherence-tomography-observation
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Saki Matsuyoshi, Ryosuke Murayama, Shunsuke Akiba, Chiaki Yabuki, Toshiki Takamizawa, Hiroyasu Kurokawa, Masashi Miyazaki
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a dentifrice containing 5% calcium sodium phosphosilicate (CSP) on the remineralization of the enamel using optical coherence tomography (OCT). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Bovine incisors were sliced and shaped in a rectangular form. One group of five specimens was treated with undersaturated 0.1 M lactic acid buffer solution (pH 4.75) for 10 min and then placed in artificial saliva (pH 7.0) (De group)...
January 16, 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28079403/orofacial-function-and-monitoring-of-oral-care-in-amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis
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Birgitta Bergendal, Anita McAllister
OBJECTIVE: The aim was to assess orofacial function and monitor oral care in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to maintain oral comfort and oral health. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A case series of 14 patients newly diagnosed with ALS accepted to participate in a quality improvement project. After initial examinations, baseline oral conditions were obtained and the patients were seen every 3 months. Nordic Orofacial Test-Screening (NOT-S) was used for evaluation of orofacial function...
January 12, 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28064555/a-population-based-study-on-the-impact-of-orofacial-dysfunction-on-oral-health-related-quality-of-life-among-brazilian-schoolchildren
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Fernanda Sardenberg, Bianca Lopes Cavalcante-Leão, Sara Regina Barancelli Todero, Fernanda Morais Ferreira, Nelson Luis Barbosa Rebellato, Fabian Calixto Fraiz
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to assess the impact of orofacial dysfunction on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) among Brazilian schoolchildren. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A population-based study was conducted with 531 children aged eight to 10 years at schools in the city of Campo Magro, Brazil. The Brazilian version of the Child Perceptions Questionnaire (CPQ8-10) was the outcome variable used to measure the impact on OHRQoL. The main independent variable was orofacial function, which was diagnosed using the Nordic Orofacial Test-Screening (NOT-S)...
January 8, 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28049372/operator-related-aspects-in-endodontic-malpractice-claims-in-finland
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Miira M Vehkalahti, Outi Swanljung
OBJECTIVE: We analyzed operator-related differences in endodontic malpractice claims in Finland. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Data comprised the endodontic malpractice claims handled at the Patient Insurance Centre (PIC) in 2002-2006 and 2011-2013. Two dental advisors at the PIC scrutinized the original documents of the cases (n = 1271). The case-related information included patient's age and gender, type of tooth, presence of radiographs, and methods of instrumentation and apex location...
January 4, 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28043189/discomfort-expectations-and-experiences-during-treatment-of-large-overjet-with-andresen-activator-or-prefabricated-functional-appliance-a-questionnaire-survey
#8
Emina Čirgić, Heidrun Kjellberg, Ken Hansen
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to investigate the amount of functional and social discomfort experienced after 1 and 6 months of appliance wear, comparing a slightly modified Andresen Activator (AA) and a Prefabricated Functional Appliance (PFA). METHODS: Ninety-seven patients randomly selected by lottery in an AA (40 subjects), and a PFA (57 subjects) group, with an Angle Class II, Division 1 malocclusion, were eligible for the study. One month and 6 months after start of treatment, a questionnaire, addressing discomfort, perception of treatment need and outcome, was used...
January 2, 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28030993/circadian-rhythms-and-gene-expression-during-mouse-molar-tooth-development
#9
Minou Nirvani, Cuong Khuu, Tor Paaske Utheim, Henriette Stavik Hollingen, Simon Furre Amundsen, Lars Peter Sand, Amer Sehic
OBJECTIVES: Incremental markings in dental enamel suggest that the circadian clock may influence the molecular underpinnings orchestrating enamel formation. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the genes and microRNAs (miRNAs) oscillate in a circadian pattern during tooth and enamel development. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Comparative gene and miRNA expression profiling of the first mandibular molar tooth germ isolated at different time-points during the light and night period was performed using microarrays and validated using real-time RT-PCR...
March 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28007005/analgesic-effect-of-topical-oral-capsaicin-gel-in-burning-mouth-syndrome
#10
Mette Rose Jørgensen, Anne Marie Lynge Pedersen
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effectiveness of repeated topical application of oral capsaicin gel in two different concentrations for relief of burning/stinging sensations in patients with burning mouth syndrome (BMS). MATERIAL AND METHODS: This randomized double-blind cross-over study included 22 female patients with BMS. The patients were randomized for topical application of either 0.01% or 0.025% oral capsaicin gel on the dorsal part of tongue three times daily for 14 days, followed by 14 days wash-out period, and finally treatment with the other concentration of oral gel three times daily for 14 days...
March 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27997275/influences-of-parents-close-friends-and-classmates-on-four-co-existing-oral-health-practices-in-saudi-male-teenagers
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Maha El Tantawi, Eman Bakhurji, Asim Al-Ansari, Khalifa S Al-Khalifa, Abdulelah AlSubaie
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to investigate the association between oral health practices and similar practices adopted by parents, close friends and classmates in a group of Saudi male teenagers. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, in 2016 including 12-14-year-old intermediate school students (n = 478). A questionnaire assessed socioeconomic background, whether participants, their parents, close friends and classmates brushed twice daily, used tobacco, snacked on sugary foods or sugary drinks and perceiving a supportive classroom environment...
March 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27960574/prevalence-of-intrabony-defects-in-a-swedish-adult-population-a-radiographic-epidemiological-study
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Uday Najim, Ola Norderyd
AIM: The purpose of this radiographic study was to evaluate the prevalence of intrabony defects and to study the correlation between these defects and clinical variables in a Swedish adult population. Another aim was to study the combined relationship of intrabony defects and furcation involvement with clinical variables. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The present study was performed using bitewing and apical radiographs from 329 subjects. The clinical and radiographic data were collected from the study that was carried out in Jönköping 2003...
March 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27960572/a-sensitive-and-a-rapid-multiplex-polymerase-chain-reaction-for-the-identification-of-candida-species-in-concentrated-oral-rinse-specimens-in-patients-with-diabetes
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Asanga Sampath, Manjula Weerasekera, Chinthika Gunasekara, Ayomi Dilhari, Uditha Bulugahapitiya, Neluka Fernando
OBJECTIVES: Oral candidiasis is being frequently recognized in patients with diabetes, and is associated with multiple pathogens including Candida albicans, Candida parapsilosis, Candida glabrata and Candida tropicalis. The aim of this study was to evaluate a usefulness of a Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction as a rapid diagnostic tool for identification of four oral Candida pathogens in patients with diabetes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A multiplex PCR was optimized to identify four Candida species in concentrated oral rinse samples...
March 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27934543/five-radiographic-methods-for-assessing-skeletal-maturity-in-a-spanish-population-is-there-a-correlation
#14
Paula Camacho-Basallo, Rosa-María Yáñez-Vico, Enrique Solano-Reina, Alejandro Iglesias-Linares
OBJECTIVES: The need for accurate techniques of estimating age has sharply increased in line with the rise in illegal migration and the political, economic and socio-demographic problems that this poses in developed countries today. The methods routinely employed for determining chronological age are mainly based on determining skeletal maturation using radiological techniques. The objective of this study was to correlate five different methods for assessing skeletal maturation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 606 radiographs of growing patients were analyzed, and each patient was classified according to two cervical vertebral-based methods, two hand-wrist-based methods and one tooth-based method...
March 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27899029/treatment-compliance-in-patients-with-aggressive-periodontitis-a-retrospective-case-control-study
#15
Carolina Modin, Denise Abadji, Lottie Adler, Leif Jansson
OBJECTIVE: To investigate if differences according to discontinuation of treatment could be identified between patients with aggressive periodontitis and chronic periodontitis at two specialist clinics of periodontology irrespective of the effects of background factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a retrospective case-control study. The variables were registered from dental records. The population consisted of patients referred to two specialist clinics of periodontology during three years...
March 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27897086/pattern-of-clefts-and-dental-anomalies-in-six-year-old-children-a-retrospective-observational-study-in-western-norway
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Paul Sæle, Eirik Østhus, Sondre Ådalen, Elwalid F Nasir, Manal Mustafa
OBJECTIVES: Clefts of the lip and/or palate (CL/P) are the most common congenital disorders of the head and neck. In Norway, the incidence is 1.9/1000 live births. The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency and distribution of various types of clefts and dental anomalies in patients treated by the cleft lip and palate (CLP) team in Bergen, Norway. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The material comprised the records of patients 6 years of age, examined by the CLP team in Bergen from spring 1993 to autumn 2012, incomplete records were excluded...
March 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27881042/correlation-between-spheno-occipital-synchondrosis-dental-age-chronological-age-and-cervical-vertebrae-maturation-in-turkish-population-is-there-a-link
#17
Husniye Demirturk Kocasarac, Ayse Burcu Altan, Canan Yerlikaya, Alper Sinanoglu, Marcel Noujeim
OBJECTIVE: To assess the correlation between third molar mineralization (TMM), spheno-occipital synchondrosis (SOS) fusion, chronologic age and cervical vertebrae maturation (CVM) for skeletal maturation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Radiographs for 116 patients between 8 and 28 years were evaluated for age determination using mandibular TMM, SOS fusion and CVM. Spearman Correlation and Kappa test analyses were used to assess the relationship between variables and for intraobserver reliability...
March 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27866468/intratubular-disinfection-with-tri-antibiotic-and-calcium-hydroxide-pastes
#18
Thais Cristina Pereira, Layla Reginna Silva Munhoz De Vasconcelos, Marcia Sirlene Zardin Graeff, Marco Antonio Hungaro Duarte, Clóvis Monteiro Bramante, Flaviana Bombarda De Andrade
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to compare the in vitro intradentinal antimicrobial ability of the calcium hydroxide and tri-antibiotic pastes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Standard bovine dentin tubes were sterilized and then infected with Enterococcus faecalis by a new contamination protocol of great depths of dentin. The specimens were filled with the medications, divided into two test-groups: calcium hydroxide (Group 1) and tri-antibiotic (Group 2) pastes. After 15 days, the teeth were evaluated by microbiological culture and confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM) with viability dye assay LIVE/DEAD inside dentinal tubules...
March 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27897090/the-effect-of-commercial-conjugated-linoleic-acid-products-on-experimental-periodontitis-and-diabetes-mellitus-in-wistar-rats
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Hatice Balci Yuce, Nihat Akbulut, Seda Ocakli, Omer Kayir, Mahfuz Elmastas
OBJECTIVE: The aim of present study was to determine the effects of conjugated linoleic acid enriched milk on alveolar bone loss, hyperglycaemia, oxidative stress and apoptosis in ligature-induced periodontal disease in diabetic rat model. METHODS: Wistar rats were divided into six experimental groups: 1; non-ligated (NL, n = 6) group, 2; ligature only (LO, n = 6) group, 3; streptozotocin only (STZ, n = 8) group, 4; STZ and ligature (STZ + L, n = 8) group, 5; ligature and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) (L + CLA, n = 8) group, 6; STZ, ligature and CLA group (STZ + L + CLA, n = 8) group...
January 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27832719/changes-in-posterior-airway-space-and-hyoid-bone-position-after-surgical-mandibular-advancement
#20
Anni Riepponen, Riitta Myllykangas, Jarno Savolainen, Pauli Kilpeläinen, Jari Kellokoski, Riitta Pahkala
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate cephalometric changes in posterior airway space (PAS) and in hyoid bone distance to mandibular plane (MP) 1-3 years after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO). MATERIAL AND METHODS: The sample consisted of 36 females and 16 males who underwent mandibular advancement by BSSO. To observe sagittal changes in PAS and in hyoid bone distance to MP both pre- and postoperative cephalograms were analyzed using WinCeph(®) 8.0 software. For the statistical analyses paired T-test and multivariate logistic regression models were used...
January 2017: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
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