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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28629602/management-of-dentin-hypersensitivity-by-practitioners-in-the-national-dental-practice-based-research-network
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Dorota T Kopycka-Kedzierawski, Cyril Meyerowitz, Mark S Litaker, Marc W Heft, Nirmala Tasgaonkar, Marianne R Day, Andretta Porter-Williams, Valeria V Gordan, Robin L Yardic, Timothy M Lawhorn, Gregg H Gilbert
BACKGROUND: Dentin hypersensitivity (DH) is a condition commonly encountered in clinical dental practice. The authors conduct a study to identify the treatments recommended to manage DH among dentists in the United States. METHODS: The authors conducted a multicenter study of 1,862 patients with DH who received a diagnosis and were treated by 171 dentists with the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network. RESULTS: The most common treatment recommended was desensitizing over-the-counter (OTC) potassium nitrate toothpaste (alone or in combination with other treatments) for 924 of 1,862 patients (50%)...
June 16, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28624074/evaluating-quality-of-dental-care-among-patients-with-diabetes-adaptation-and-testing-of-a-dental-quality-measure-in-electronic-health-records
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Ana Neumann, Elsbeth Kalenderian, Rachel Ramoni, Alfa Yansane, Bunmi Tokede, Jini Etoule, Ram Vaderhobli, Kristen Simmons, Joshua Even, Joanna Mullins, Shwetha Kumar, Suhasini Bangar, Krishna Kookal, Joel White, Muhammad Walji
BACKGROUND: Patients with diabetes are at increased risk of developing oral complications, and annual dental examinations are an endorsed preventive strategy. The authors evaluated the feasibility and validity of implementing an automated electronic health record (EHR)-based dental quality measure to determine whether patients with diabetes received such evaluations. METHODS: The authors selected a Dental Quality Alliance measure developed for claims data and adapted the specifications for EHRs...
June 14, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28624073/predicting-extension-of-cracks-to-the-root-from-the-dimensions-in-the-crown-a-preliminary-in%C3%A2-vitro-study
#3
Min Chen, Kaiyu Fu, Feng Qiao, Xu Zhang, Yi Fan, Lijun Wang, Peng Li, Zhou Wu, Ligeng Wu
BACKGROUND: In this study, the authors investigated whether extension of a tooth crack into the root can be predicted by the appearance of the crack in the crown in vitro. METHODS: The authors obtained 22 cracked teeth from 22 patients who underwent extraction, and they scanned the teeth using microcomputed tomography. The length and width of the crack on the occlusal surface (LOS and WOS, respectively) and the length of the crack on the proximal surface (LCPS) were measured on 3-dimensional reconstruction images...
June 14, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28619208/inconclusive-evidence-on-using-antibiotic-prophylaxis-before-dental-procedures-to-prevent-infective-endocarditis
#4
Mohamed-Nur Abdallah
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 13, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28619207/trends-in-dental-caries-in-children-and-adolescents-according-to-poverty-status-in-the-united-states-from-1999-through-2004-and-from-2011-through-2014
#5
Bruce A Dye, Gabriela Lopez Mitnik, Timothy J Iafolla, Clemencia M Vargas
BACKGROUND: Except for a small increase in caries prevalence in young children from 1999 through 2004, the prevalence of pediatric caries in the United States has remained consistent for the past 3 decades. METHODS: The authors used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) (from 1999 through 2004 and from 2011 through 2014) to ascertain changes in caries prevalence in youth aged 2 to 19 years. The authors evaluated changes in the prevalence of caries experience, untreated caries, and severe caries (3 or more teeth with untreated caries) in the primary, mixed, and permanent dentition according to poverty status...
June 13, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28610720/limiting-the-effects-of-dry-mouth
#6
Anita M Mark
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 11, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28601188/the-quality-of-fixed-prosthodontic-impressions-an-assessment-of-crown-and-bridge-impressions-received-at-commercial-laboratories
#7
Clayton T Rau, Vilhelm G Olafsson, Alex J Delgado, André V Ritter, Terry E Donovan
BACKGROUND: The authors evaluated and quantified clinically detectable errors commonly seen in impressions sent to commercial laboratories and determined possible relationships between finish line errors and other factors involved. METHODS: The authors visited 3 large and 1 small commercial dental laboratories over a 12-month period. Three calibrated examiners evaluated the impressions. The examiners evaluated all impressions for errors by using ×2.5 magnification loupes under ambient room lighting without the aid of additional illumination...
June 7, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28599961/charcoal-and-charcoal-based-dentifrices-a-literature-review
#8
REVIEW
John K Brooks, Nasir Bashirelahi, Mark A Reynolds
BACKGROUND: Sales of charcoal dentifrices and powders have rapidly emerged into the Internet marketplace. The authors conducted a literature review to examine the efficacy and safety of charcoal and charcoal-based dentifrices. METHODS: The authors searched the MEDLINE and Scopus databases for clinical studies on the use of charcoal and charcoal-based dentifrices and laboratory investigations on the bioactivity or toxicity of charcoal and charcoal-based dentifrices, published through February 2017...
June 7, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28545920/-cookie-bite-lesion-of-the-mandible
#9
Galal Omami
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 23, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28532571/age-and-sex-related-differences-in-masseter-size-and-its-role-in-oral-functions
#10
Chia-Shu Lin, Ching-Yi Wu, Shih-Yun Wu, Kai-Hsiang Chuang, Hsiao-Han Lin, Dong-Hui Cheng, Wen-Liang Lo
BACKGROUND: The masseter muscle plays a key structural and functional role in the stomatognathic system. Researchers' cumulative evidence has suggested that the variation in the size of a person's masseter muscle may be a critical factor related to individual differences in oral functions. However, researchers have not yet investigated systematically the effect of a person's age and sex on masseter muscle size and the association of masseter muscle size with other clinical metrics, including masticatory performance (MP) and salivary flow rate (SFR)...
May 20, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28532570/does-3-dimensional-imaging-of-the%C3%A2-third-molar-reduce-the-risk-of-experiencing-inferior-alveolar-nerve-injury-owing-to-extraction-a-meta-analysis
#11
REVIEW
Adrià Clé-Ovejero, Alba Sánchez-Torres, Octavi Camps-Font, Cosme Gay-Escoda, Rui Figueiredo, Eduard Valmaseda-Castellón
BACKGROUND: Clinicians generally use panoramic radiographic (PR) images to assess the proximity of the mandibular third molar to the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN). However, in cases in which a patient needs to undergo a third-molar extraction, many clinicians also assess computed tomographic (CT) images to prevent nerve damage. TYPES OF STUDIES REVIEWED: Two of the authors independently searched MEDLINE (through PubMed), Cochrane Library, Scopus, and Ovid. The authors included randomized or nonrandomized longitudinal studies whose investigators had compared the number of IAN injuries after third-molar extraction in patients who had undergone preoperative CT with patients who had undergone only PR...
May 19, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28527518/effectiveness-of-treatments-for-medication-related-osteonecrosis-of%C3%A2-the-jaw-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#12
REVIEW
Mohamed El-Rabbany, Adam Sgro, David K Lam, Prakeshkumar S Shah, Amir Azarpazhooh
BACKGROUND: The effectiveness of management strategies used for the treatment of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) remains poorly understood. The authors evaluated systematically the effectiveness of the various treatment modalities used for MRONJ. TYPES OF STUDIES REVIEWED: The authors conducted a comprehensive search of MEDLINE, Embase, the Cochrane Library, and Scopus to identify randomized controlled trials, nonrandomized controlled trials, and prospective cohort studies to evaluate comparatively the effectiveness of management strategies for the treatment of MRONJ...
May 18, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28501097/orofacial-pain-and-headaches-associated-with-exfoliation-glaucoma
#13
Noboru Noma, Mayumi Iwasa, Andrew Young, Mariko Ikeda, Yung-Chu Hsu, Maasa Yamamoto, Kenji Inoue, Yoshiki Imamura
BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW: Exfoliation syndrome is the most common identifiable cause of open-angle glaucoma. The authors report a case of exfoliation glaucoma in a patient who had orofacial pain. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 77-year-old woman was treated at the orofacial pain clinic for left-sided facial pain and headaches of 7 months' duration. Her cataracts and open-angle glaucoma had been diagnosed approximately 3 years earlier. Her main symptoms were orofacial pain, eye redness, inflammation of the eyelids, and eyelid edema...
May 11, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28483048/the-association-between-diabetes-mellitus-sugar-sweetened-beverages-and-tooth-loss-in-adults-evidence-from-18-states
#14
R Constance Wiener, Chan Shen, Patricia A Findley, Usha Sambamoorthi, Xi Tan
BACKGROUND: Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are dietary sources of sugar that are factors in caries development and tooth loss. Dietary sugar also is linked to diabetes mellitus (DM). There is limited research related to SSBs and tooth loss in people with DM. The authors investigated the association between SSBs and tooth loss as it related to the presence or absence of DM. METHODS: The authors used a cross-sectional design with data reported by adults (18 years and older) who responded to the 2012 Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System questionnaire, which was used in 18 states (N = 95,897; 14,043 who had DM and 81,854 who did not have DM)...
May 5, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28477838/oral-health-literacy-and-associated-oral-conditions-a-systematic-review
#15
REVIEW
Ramon Targino Firmino, Fernanda Morais Ferreira, Saul Martins Paiva, Ana Flávia Granville-Garcia, Fabian Calixto Fraiz, Carolina Castro Martins
BACKGROUND: The authors systematically reviewed the scientific evidence regarding an association between oral health literacy (OHL) and oral conditions. TYPES OF STUDIES REVIEWED: The authors performed an electronic search of 8 databases up through October 2016, as well as a manual search. The authors included studies in which the investigators evaluated oral conditions and measured OHL through a validated tool and studies in which OHL was an explanatory variable...
May 3, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28457477/parental-perceptions-and-acceptance-of-silver-diamine-fluoride-staining
#16
Yasmi O Crystal, Malvin N Janal, Dylan S Hamilton, Richard Niederman
BACKGROUND: The caries arrest that can be achieved by using silver diamine fluoride (SDF) offers a minimally invasive and inexpensive alternative to traditional restorative caries treatment. The authors evaluated how the dentinal staining that is associated with SDF influences the acceptance of this treatment among parents of young children in the New York City metropolitan area. METHODS: The authors invited the parents of children who had experienced dental caries and who had appointments at the New York University Pediatric Dentistry Clinic and at several private clinics in New Jersey to participate in a Web-based survey designed to assess parents' demographics, perceptions of photographs of SDF-treated carious teeth, and acceptability of treatment in different behavior management scenarios...
April 27, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28449940/antimicrobial-activity-of-chemomechanical-gingival-retraction-products
#17
Belinda Hsu, Stephanie Lee, Donald Schwass, Geoffrey Tompkins
BACKGROUND: Application of astringent hemostatic agents is the most widely used technique for gingival retraction, and a variety of products are offered commercially. However, these products may have additional unintended yet clinically beneficial properties. The authors assessed the antimicrobial activities of marketed retraction products against plaque-associated bacteria in both planktonic and biofilm assays, in vitro. METHODS: The authors assessed hemostatic solutions, gels, pellets, retraction cords, pastes, and their listed active agents against a collection of microorganisms by means of conventional agar diffusion and minimum bacteriostatic and bactericidal concentration determinations...
April 24, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28434556/cad-cam-techniques-help-in-the-rebuilding-of-ideal-marginal-gingiva-contours-of-anterior-maxillary-teeth-a-case-report
#18
Jiayue Yin, Dan Liu, Yuehua Huang, Lin Wu, Xiaolin Tang
BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW: "Pink esthetics," which are considered to be as important as "white esthetics," have attracted increasing attention. To date, clinicians rarely have applied computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) techniques in the rebuilding of the contour of the marginal gingiva in the esthetic zone. CASE DESCRIPTION: In this case report, the authors describe a female patient who had gingival inflammation and an asymmetrical contour of the marginal gingiva of the anterior maxillary teeth because previously placed ceramic crowns violated the biological width...
April 20, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28433195/predicting-successful-dental-examinations-for-children-with-autism-spectrum-disorder-in-the-context-of-a-dental-desensitization-program
#19
Travis Nelson, Amelia Chim, Barbara L Sheller, Christy M McKinney, JoAnna M Scott
BACKGROUND: The authors evaluated the effectiveness of a dental desensitization program for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and determined characteristics associated with a successful dental examination. METHODS: The authors performed a retrospective review of clinical behavioral data and previsit questionnaires for 168 children with ASD who attended a university-based dental desensitization program. Data elements included demographic, treatment, and behavioral characteristics...
April 19, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28410620/resolution-of-recurrent-aphthous-ulcers-after-discontinuation-of-cow-s-milk-protein-intake
#20
Nita Chainani-Wu, Anuradha Nayudu
BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW: Authors of published studies have reported elevated levels of circulating antibodies to cow's milk protein (CMP) in patients with recurrent aphthous ulcers (RAUs), and authors of case reports have described resolution of RAU after dairy elimination. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 10-year-old girl and an 11-year-old boy, both with 5-year histories of frequent RAU episodes, with multiple ulcerations, underwent dairy elimination trials. Both were free of oral ulcers within 2 weeks of discontinuing CMP and remained so with a CMP-free diet...
April 12, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
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