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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28914243/an-in-vitro-comparison-of-casein-phosphopeptide-amorphous-calcium-phosphate-paste-casein-phosphopeptide-amorphous-calcium-phosphate-paste-with-fluoride-and-casein-phosphopeptide-amorphous-calcium-phosphate-varnish-on-the-inhibition-of-demineralization-and-promotion
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Prachi Jayesh Thakkar, Chandrashekhar M Badakar, Shivayogi M Hugar, Seema Hallikerimath, Punit M Patel, Parin Shah
AIM: This study aims to determine and compare the extent of inhibition of demineralization and promotion of remineralization of permanent molar enamel with and without application of three remineralizing agents. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Forty extracted permanent molars were randomly divided into two groups 1 and 2, longitudinally sectioned into four and divided into subgroups A, B, C, and D. The sections were coated with nail varnish leaving a window of 3 mm × 3 mm...
October 2017: Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28910249/redirecting-public-oral-health-fluoride-varnish-intervention-to-low-socio-economic-status-children-in-alberta
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Cynthia Huber, Sylvia Baran, Cindi De Graaff, Marianne Howell, Steve Patterson, Rafael Figueiredo
SETTING: Dental decay is most prevalent among low socio-economic status (SES) groups where cost limits access to dental care. To address inequities in oral health outcomes, Alberta Health Services (AHS) Oral Health Action Plan encompasses a population health approach that redirects fluoride varnish (FV) applications to low SES children. Using low SES measures to establish the eligibility criteria is fundamental to the delivery of FV applications to the target population. INTERVENTION: A series of four FV applications over two years is directed to children age 12-35 months and two applications per year to children in Kindergarten and grades 1 and 2, using low SES measures for eligibility criteria...
September 14, 2017: Canadian Journal of Public Health. Revue Canadienne de Santé Publique
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28892645/self-assembling-peptide-p11-4-and-fluoride-for-regenerating-enamel
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M Alkilzy, A Tarabaih, R M Santamaria, C H Splieth
Regenerative medicine-based approaches for caries treatment focus on biomimetic remineralization of initial carious lesions as a minimal invasive therapy. In vitro, self-assembling peptide P11-4 enhances remineralization of early carious lesions. To investigate the safety and clinical efficacy of P11-4 for treatment of initial caries, a randomized controlled single-blind study was conducted on children aged >5 y with visible active early caries on erupting permanent molars. Subjects were randomized to either the test group (P11-4 + fluoride varnish) or control group (fluoride varnish alone)...
September 1, 2017: Journal of Dental Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28833182/cost-effectiveness-analysis-of-two-caries-prevention-methods-in-the-first-permanent-molar-in-children
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Tumader Khouja, Kenneth J Smith
BACKGROUND: Evidence supports two methods for preventing dental caries lesions in children: pit and fissure sealants (PFS) and fluoride varnishes (FV). The aim of this study was to compare the cost-effectiveness of these two strategies in preventing dental caries lesions on the occlusal surface of the first permanent molar in children. METHODS: A Markov model was used to simulate the progression of dental caries on the occlusal surface of the first permanent molar in a hypothetical cohort of children over a 9-year period...
August 18, 2017: Journal of Public Health Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28832432/elevating-oral-health-interprofessional-practice-among-pediatricians-through-a-statewide-quality-improvement-learning-collaborative
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Joni D Nelson, Sharon M Spencer, Christine E Blake, Justin B Moore, Amy B Martin
CONTEXT: Because of persistent effects of early childhood caries and impacts of dental health professional shortages areas, the integration of oral health in primary care settings is a public health priority. In this study, we explored oral health interprofessional practice (OHIP) as an integrative pathway to reduce oral health disparities. OHIP can include performing oral health risk assessments, describing the importance of fluoride in the drinking water, implementing fluoride varnish application, and referring patients to a dental home...
August 21, 2017: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: JPHMP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28817337/oral-health-integration-into-a-pediatric-practice-and-coordination-of-referrals-to-a-colocated-dental-home-at-a-federally-qualified-health-center
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Nandini Sengupta, Sonal Nanavati, Maria Cericola, Lisa Simon
We have integrated preventive oral health measures into preventive care visits for children at a federally qualified health center in Boston, Massachusetts. The program, started in 2015, covers 3400 children and has increased universal caries risk screening in primary care to 85%, fluoride varnish application rates to 80%, and referrals to a dental home to 35%. We accomplished this by minimizing pressures on providers' workflow, empowering medical assistants to lead the initiative, and utilizing data-driven improvement strategies, alongside colocated coordinated care...
October 2017: American Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28798421/remineralisation-the-buzzword-for-early-mi-caries-management
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B T Amaechi
Minimal intervention (MI) dentistry aims to preserve dental tissues first and restore only when indicated, thus remineralisation of initial (non-cavitated) caries lesions, an integral part of caries management, is an essential treatment strategy in MI. With this understanding, dental practitioners are increasingly embracing the principle of non-operative treatment of initial caries lesions. The purpose of this review was to summarise the most recent literature published in non-operative management of dental caries...
August 11, 2017: British Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28739318/impact-of-biannual-treatment-with-fluoride-varnish-on-tooth-surface-level-caries-progression-in-children-aged-1-3-years
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Maria Anderson, Göran Dahllöf, Fernanda Cunha Soares, Margaret Grindefjord
OBJECTIVE: This study describes caries progression at tooth-surface level in children from 1-3 years of age and the impact of biannual treatment with fluoride varnish. METHODS: Children who participated in a cluster-randomized controlled trial and had shown signs of dental caries were included in this study (n=801). International Caries Detection and Assessment System (ICDAS) was used to classify dental caries. The present study compared children receiving a standard yearly intervention to children receiving the same standard preventive intervention supplemented with an application of fluoride varnish every half year...
July 21, 2017: Journal of Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28702057/role-of-fluoride-varnish-in-preventing-early-childhood-caries-a-systematic-review
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Poulami Mishra, Nusrath Fareed, Hemant Battur, Sanjeev Khanagar, Manohar A Bhat, Jagan Palaniswamy
BACKGROUND: Early childhood caries is a public health problem that continues to affect babies and preschool children worldwide. This untreated caries process results in progressive destruction of the crowns of the teeth, often accompanied by severe pain and suffering, affecting the quality of life. Fluoride varnish which is one of the most important materials to prevent ECC is easy to apply and well tolerated by children. This study aimed to evaluate the scientific evidence regardingthe role of fluoride varnish in preventing early childhood caries...
May 2017: Dental Research Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688508/fissure-sealants-and-fluoride-varnish-were-not-different-in-terms-of-their-effectiveness-in-preventing-dental-caries-in-permanent-first-molars
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Romina Brignardello-Petersen
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June 23, 2017: Journal of the American Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28682498/cost-effectiveness-of-caries-preventive-fluoride-varnish-applications-in-clinic-settings-among-patients-of-low-moderate-and-high-risk
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Falk Schwendicke, Christian H Splieth, William Murray Thomson, Seif Reda, Michael Stolpe, Lyndie Foster Page
OBJECTIVES: The total body of evidence finds fluoride varnish effective to prevent caries. However, most trials were conducted in high-risk populations, with more recent trials on low-risk groups finding a lower efficacy. We aimed to assess the cost-effectiveness of fluoride varnish application in clinic setting in populations with different caries risk. METHODS: A mixed public-private-payer perspective in the context of German health care was performed using a lifetime Markov model...
July 6, 2017: Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28667230/efficacy-evaluation-of-an-anti-caries-varnish-protocol-for-a-phase-ii-randomised-controlled-trial
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Peter Milgrom, Ohnmar Tut, Marilynn Rothen, Lloyd Mancl, Marcelle Gallen, Jason M Tanzer
INTRODUCTION: Dental caries (tooth decay) is a common disease in which the products of sugar metabolism by certain bacteria that populate the tooth surface induce the development and progression of lesions (cavities). This is a phase II single-centre randomised, double-blind, active-controlled, parallel-group trial to assess the efficacy of a combination povidone iodine and sodium fluoride dental varnish to determine if it is superior to a varnish containing only sodium fluoride in the prevention of new caries lesions...
June 30, 2017: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28661802/effectiveness-on-early-childhood-caries-of-an-oral-health-promotion-program-for-medical-providers
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Patricia A Braun, Katina Widmer-Racich, Carter Sevick, Erin J Starzyk, Katya Mauritson, Simon J Hambidge
OBJECTIVES: To assess an oral health promotion (OHP) intervention for medical providers' impact on early childhood caries (ECC). METHODS: We implemented a quasiexperimental OHP intervention in 8 federally qualified health centers that trained medical providers on ECC risk assessment, oral examination and instruction, dental referral, and fluoride varnish applications (FVAs). We measured OHP delivery by FVA count at medical visits. We measured the intervention's impact on ECC in 3 unique cohorts of children aged 3 to 4 years in 2009 (preintervention; n = 202), 2011 (midintervention; n = 420), and 2015 (≥ 4 FVAs; n = 153)...
May 2017: American Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28661081/centre-level-variation-in-treatment-and-outcomes-and-predictors-of-outcomes-in-5-year-old-children-with-non-syndromic-unilateral-cleft-lip-treated-within-a-centralized-service-the-cleft-care-uk-study-part-6-summary-and-implications
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A R Ness, A K Wills, O Mahmoud, A Hall, D Sell, J Smallridge, L Southby, D Stokes, S Toms, A Waylen, Y Wren, J R Sandy
OBJECTIVES: To summarize and discuss centre-level variation across a range of treatment and outcome measures and examine individual and ecological determinants of outcome in children in Cleft Care UK (CCUK). SETTING AND SAMPLE POPULATION: Two hundred and sixty-eight 5-year-old British children with non-syndromic unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) recruited to CCUK and treated within a centralized service. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Children had a range of treatment and outcome measures collected at a 5-year audit clinic...
June 2017: Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28661079/centre-level-variation-in-dental-treatment-and-oral-health-and-individual-and-area-level-predictors-of-oral-health-in-5-year-old-children-with-non-syndromic-unilateral-cleft-lip-and-palate-the-cleft-care-uk-study-part-3
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J Smallridge, A K Wills, O Mahmoud, A Chong, V Clark, M Collard, J R Sandy, A R Ness
OBJECTIVES: To explore centre-level variation in fluoride treatment and oral health outcomes and to examine the association of individual- and area-level risk factors with dental decay in Cleft Care UK (CCUK). SETTING: Two hundred and sixty-eight 5-year-old British children with non-syndromic unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Data on caries and developmental defects of enamel (DDE) were collected. The child's history of fluoride ingestion and postcode was used to assess exposure to fluoridated water...
June 2017: Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28657808/chronologic-trends-in-studies-on-fluoride-mechanisms-of-action
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H J Oh, H W Oh, D W Lee, C H Kim, J Y Ahn, Y Kim, H B Shin, C Y Kim, S H Park, J G Jeon
Fluoride has been widely used for the prevention of dental caries since the mid-20th century. The aim of this study was to investigate the chronologic trends in studies on fluoride mechanisms of action against dental caries during the years 1950 to 2015. To this aim, queries such as "fluoride," "fluoride and demineralization," "fluoride and remineralization," "fluoride and (plaque or biofilms)," and "fluoride and (bacteria or microbials)" were submitted to PubMed to collect research article information, including titles, abstracts, publication dates, author affiliations, and publication journals...
June 1, 2017: Journal of Dental Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28642564/remineralisation-and-arresting-caries-in-children-with-topical-fluorides
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Neeraj Gugnani, Shalini Gugnani
Data sourcesThe Cochrane Library, PubMed, Embase and the ISI Web of Science.Study selectionEnglish language clinical trials in children with outcome measures including the remineralisation or arresting effect of caries by professional fluoride treatment were considered.Data extraction and synthesisTwo reviewers screened the studies and assessed risk of bias. Random effects meta-analysis was conducted.ResultsSeventeen studies were included, ten focused on remineralisation, seven on arresting carious lesions...
June 23, 2017: Evidence-based Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28634492/effectiveness-of-different-preventive-programs-in-cariogram-parameters-of-young-adults-at-high-caries-risk
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Said Karabekiroğlu, Nimet Ünlü
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of different preventive programs in young adults at high caries risk using Cariogram software. METHODS: Sixty-six young adults with high caries risk were evaluated. Dental caries risk for all subjects was determined according to WHO criteria. Subjects were divided into three different preventive groups (control: OH, fluoride varnish: FV, and chlorhexidine varnish: CV). They were followed for 12 weeks (baseline: T0, 1 week: T1, 4 weeks: T2, and 12 weeks: T3)...
2017: International Journal of Dentistry
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/28614381/the-cytotoxic-effect-of-tif4-and-naf-on-fibroblasts-is-influenced-by-the-experimental-model-fluoride-concentration-and-exposure-time
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Priscila Maria Aranda Salomão, Flávia Amadeu de Oliveira, Paula Danielle Rodrigues, Luana Polioni Al-Ahj, Kellen Cristina da Silva Gasque, Pia Jeggle, Marilia Afonso Rabelo Buzalaf, Rodrigo Cardoso de Oliveira, John Michael Edwardson, Ana Carolina Magalhães
OBJECTIVE: Titanium tetrafluoride (TiF4) has shown promising effect in preventing tooth lesions. Therefore, we compared the cytotoxicity of TiF4 with sodium fluoride (NaF) (already applied in Dentistry) considering different fluoride concentrations, pH values and experimental models. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Step 1) NIH/3T3 fibroblasts were exposed to mediums containing NaF or TiF4 (from 0.15 to 2.45% F), both at native and adjusted pH, for 6 h. Step 2) NIH/3T3 were exposed to NaF or TiF4 varnishes with 0...
2017: PloS One
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