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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28576461/osteomyelitis-of-the-jaw-with-pathological-fracture-following-extraction-of-an-impacted-wisdom-tooth-a-case-report
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B González-Navarro, C Arranz-Obispo, R Albuquerque, E Jané-Salas, J López-López
Osteomyelitis is an infection and inflammation associated with the bone structures: bone marrow, cortical bone, periosteum, blood vessels and nerves. Although it does not have a frequent presentation, it can sometimes lead to complications such as pathological fractures or even septicemia. We present a clinical case study, to assess the relationship between osteomyelitis of the jaw and pathological fractures, after the extraction of an impacted wisdom tooth. This case highlights a rare complication following the surgical removal of mandibular third molar; a slow evolution of the pathology following an extraction should lead to close monitoring of the patient both clinically and radiographically, albeit osteomyelitis is a rare complication, it should be included as one of the differential diagnosis of persistent post-extraction pain...
May 30, 2017: Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28498604/post-operative-interventions-to-reduce-inflammatory-complications-after-third-molar-surgery-review-of-the-current-evidence
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REVIEW
Howard Cho, Anthony J Lynham, Edward Hsu
BACKGROUND: Inflammatory complications such as pain, swelling, trismus, infection and alveolar osteitis, have an adverse affect on the quality of life of patients after third molar removal. This review presents the current evidence on post-operative strategies to reduce these complications. METHODS: A literature search was performed to identify articles published in English between 2000 to 2016 using the following key words: third molar(s), wisdom tooth/teeth, pain, swelling, trismus, infection, alveolar osteitis, and dry socket...
May 12, 2017: Australian Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28455457/odontogenic-abscess-mimicking-acute-dacryocystitis
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Ahmad M Mansour, Wajiha Kheir-Jurdi, Usamah El Hadi, Ghassan Awar
A middle-aged poorly controlled diabetic man developed left-sided orbital and facial swelling several days after extraction of a left upper wisdom tooth. The clinical impression was that of acute dacryocystitis. Opening the skin above the lacrimal sac failed to reveal an inflamed sac establishing the diagnosis of deep facial cellulitis. Complete resolution occurred few weeks after systemic antibiotics and repeated dental drainage of the tooth abscess.
April 28, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28453949/replacing-heavily-damaged-teeth-by-third-molar-autotransplantation-with-the-use-of-cone-beam-computed-tomography-and-rapid-prototyping
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Jop P Verweij, David Anssari Moin, Daniel Wismeijer, J P Richard van Merkesteyn
This article describes the autotransplantation of third molars to replace heavily damaged premolars and molars. Specifically, this article reports on the use of preoperative cone-beam computed tomographic planning and 3-dimensional (3D) printed replicas of donor teeth to prepare artificial tooth sockets. In the present case, an 18-year-old patient underwent autotransplantation of 3 third molars to replace 1 premolar and 2 molars that were heavily damaged after trauma. Approximately 1 year after the traumatic incident, autotransplantation with the help of 3D planning and rapid prototyping was performed...
April 4, 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28338226/exploring-and-modelling-impacts-of-third-molar-experience-on-quality-of-life-a-real-time-qualitative-study-using-twitter
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Kamal Hanna, Paul Sambrook, Jason M Armfield, David S Brennan
OBJECTIVES: This study had two objectives: (i) to explore and model domains describing the real-time impact of third molars (TMs) on quality of life (QoL); and (ii) to assess the percentage coverage, in some generic health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) instruments, of the TM QoL domains identified in this study. METHODOLOGY: A global cross-sectional sample of tweets containing 'wisdom tooth' over a 1-week period retrieved 3,537 tweets...
March 24, 2017: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28316922/miracle-cells-for-natural-dentistry-a-review
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REVIEW
Rani Somani, Shipra Jaidka, Neeti Bajaj, Sameksha Arora
Stem cells are undifferentiated cells that can differentiate into specialized cells. Recently, enormous growth has been seen in the recognition of stem cell-based therapies, which have the potential to ameliorate the life of patients with conditions that span from Parkinson's disease to cardiac ischemia to bone or tooth loss. This research has produced new but unexplored possibilities in the regeneration of different organs and tissues. Presently, research is focused on the proficiency of stem cells and their utilization in dentistry, which is gaining interest...
January 2017: Journal of Oral Biology and Craniofacial Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28242629/wisdom-tooth-extraction-causing-lingual-nerve-and-styloglossus-muscle-damage-a-mimic-of-multiple-cranial-nerve-palsies
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Aisling S Carr, Matthew Evans, Sachit Shah, Santi Catania, Jason D Warren, Michael J Gleeson, Mary M Reilly
The combination of tongue hemianaesthesia, dysgeusia, dysarthria and dysphagia suggests the involvement of multiple cranial nerves. We present a case with sudden onset of these symptoms immediately following wisdom tooth extraction and highlight the clinical features that allowed localisation of the lesion to a focal, iatrogenic injury of the lingual nerve and adjacent styloglossus muscle.
February 26, 2017: Practical Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28240576/open-reduction-with-internal-fixation-of-mandibular-angle-fractures-a-retrospective-study
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Carl Bouchard, Masoud Mansouri
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this project was to report the complications associated with mandibular angle fractures and identify variables affecting their occurrence. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the charts of patients with a mandibular angle fracture treated at the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec between 2009 and 2013. RESULTS: Seventy-eight patients (73 males) aged 15-59 years (mean 25.2 years) met our inclusion criteria. A wisdom tooth was present in 85...
January 2017: Journal—Canadian Dental Association, Journal de L'Association Dentaire Canadienne
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28205161/bilateral-supplemental-maxillary-central-incisors-with-double-tooth-like-appearance
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R P Anthonappa, S Sudhakar, N M King
BACKGROUND: Supplemental teeth refer to extra teeth that resemble the normal tooth series. Bilateral supplemental central incisors in a healthy individual are rare and bilateral supplemental incisors with double-tooth like appearance are exceptionally rare and has not been previously reported in the dental literature. CASE REPORT: This clinical report describes an 8-year old healthy Indian boy referred for the management of delayed eruption of his permanent maxillary incisor teeth...
February 15, 2017: European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry: Official Journal of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28166063/eruption-pattern-of-dentition-and-its-medico-legal-significance
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R K Karki
Background The eruption pattern of temporary and permanent teeth are fairly constant with the growing age. So the age determination of an individual by examination of teeth is one of the accepted methods in legal system. A review of the literature shows there are differences in eruption pattern between different populations mainly due to variations in the constitutions and environment, so highlighting the importance of this study to the Nepalese population. Objective To assess the eruption age of temporary and permanent teeth in Nepalese population and compared the eruption age with other groups...
April 2016: Kathmandu University Medical Journal (KUMJ)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28116438/-comparison-of-minimally-invasive-extraction-and-traditional-method-in-the-extraction-of-impacted-mandibular-third-molar
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Fang Xu, Hui-Xia Zhang
PURPOSE: To compare minimally invasive extraction and traditional method in the extraction of impacted mandibular third molar. METHODS: One hundred and sixty patients with impacted mandibular third molar were equally divided into two groups. Patients in the experimental group were treated with minimally invasive extraction, using implant machine and luxator, while patients in the control group were treated with traditional methods including use of orthodox chisel...
October 2016: Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue, Shanghai Journal of Stomatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28097682/evaluation-of-perforated-demineralized-dentin-scaffold-on-bone-regeneration-in-critical-size-sheep-iliac-defects
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Md Arafat Kabir, Masaru Murata, Toshiyuki Akazawa, Kaoru Kusano, Katsuhisa Yamada, Manabu Ito
OBJECTIVES: Regenerating critical-size bone injury is a major problem that continues to inspire the design of new graft materials. Therefore, tissue engineering has become a novel approach for targeting bone regeneration applications. Human teeth are a rich source of stem cells, matrix, trace metal ions, and growth factors. A vital tooth-derived demineralized dentin matrix is acid-insoluble and composed of cross-linked collagen with growth factors. In this study, we recycled human non-functional tooth into a unique geometric dentin scaffold, entitled perforated root-demineralized dentin matrix (PR-DDM)...
January 17, 2017: Clinical Oral Implants Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27989582/expression-of-cannabinoid-type-1-receptors-in%C3%A2-human-odontoblast-cells
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Kehua Que, Dan He, Ying Jin, Ligeng Wu, Fang Wang, Zhiying Zhao, Jing Yang, Jiayin Deng
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to investigate the functional expression of cannabinoid type 1 (CB1) receptors in human odontoblasts (HODs) and the possible internal mechanism. METHODS: In the present study, we examined the molecular and functional expression of the CB1 receptors in cultured HOD-like cells and native HODs obtained from healthy wisdom teeth. RESULTS: Immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence revealed that CB1 receptors localize to native HODs and HOD-like cells, respectively...
February 2017: Journal of Endodontics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27975042/predictive-values-derived-from-lower-wisdom-teeth-developmental-stages-on-orthopantomograms-to-calculate-the-chronological-age-in-adolescence-and-young-adults-as-a-prerequisite-to-obtain-age-adjusted-informed-patient-consent-prior-to-elective-surgical-procedures
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Reinhard E Friedrich, Kirsten Schmidt, András Treszl, Jan F Kersten
Introduction: Surgical procedures require informed patient consent, which is mandatory prior to any procedure. These requirements apply in particular to elective surgical procedures. The communication with the patient about the procedure has to be comprehensive and based on mutual understanding. Furthermore, the informed consent has to take into account whether a patient is of legal age. As a result of large-scale migration, there are eventually patients planned for medical procedures, whose chronological age can't be assessed reliably by physical inspection alone...
2016: GMS Interdisciplinary Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery DGPW
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27974819/adjacent-tooth-trauma-in-complicated-mandibular-third-molar-surgery-risk-degree-classification-and-digital-surgical-simulation
#15
Zhou-Xi Ye, Chi Yang, Jing Ge
Analysis of adjacent tooth resistance is essential in wisdom teeth extraction to prevent adjacent tooth trauma, however it lacks adequate attention nowadays. This study aims at suggesting special extraction methods based on adjacent tooth resistance analysis for prevention of adjacent tooth damage. In this study, 136 complicated mandibular third molars extracted using piezosurgery were reviewed and classified based on the adjacent teeth resistances shown in orthopantomogram (OPG) during their mesio-distal rotations: degree I refers to teeth with no adjacent teeth resistance; degree II refers to teeth with resistance released after mesial-half crown sectioning; degree III refers to teeth which still had resistance after mesial-half crown sectioning...
December 15, 2016: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27957349/a-case-of-buccal-abscess-from-an-impacted-wisdom-tooth-in-an-elderly-person-with-malnutrition
#16
Yuki Kojima, Mizuha Kojima, Kazuhiro Sakaguchi, Yutaka Sakaguchi
We report a case of buccal abscess caused by an impacted wisdom tooth in an extremely elderly person with malnutrition. The patient was a 94-year-old man, who complained that he had found it hard to open his mouth and that his cheek had been swollen for the previous 2 weeks. He had a shallow oral wound caused by an improperly fitting denture; however, the wound became infected. We performed incisional drainage of the abscess under local anesthesia. The swelling disappeared and he was able to open his mouth 55 mm...
2016: Case Reports in Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27812891/hypodontia-of-all-primary-canines
#17
R P Anthonappa, N M King
BACKGROUND: Several hypotheses have been proposed to explain hypodontia of the various tooth types with evolutionary and anatomic models. Hypodontia of all primary canines in a healthy individual is exceptionally rare and has not been previously reported in the dental literature. CASE REPORT: This clinical report describes a 4-year-old southern Chinese female with the congenital absence of the primary canines in all quadrants. Furthermore, all of the permanent tooth germs excluding the third molars were evident on a panoramic radiograph and were developing consistent with the subject's chronological age...
December 2016: European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry: Official Journal of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27688427/prevalence-and-pattern-of-non-syndromic-hypodontia-in-a-group-of-turkish-children
#18
Berna Gokkaya, Betul Kargul
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and pattern of congenital missing teeth in the permanent dentition (excluding wisdom teeth), among Turkish children in a 4-year period (2009-2012). METHODS: The study group comprised 1658 children (873 girls, 785 boys). The children were examined in Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Dental School of Marmara University. A chi square test was used to determine the difference in the prevalence of hypodontia between genders...
March 2016: Acta Stomatologica Croatica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27659630/distal-caries-of-the-second-molar-in-the-presence-of-a-mandibular-third-molar-a-prevention-protocol
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V Toedtling, P Coulthard, G Thackray
Objectives The objectives of the prospective study were to establish the prevalence of distal caries (DC) in the mandibular second molar and to assess the outcomes of these diseased teeth in our population. Further aims were to identify associated risk factors and to design a protocol for prevention.Methods Clinical and radiographic data from 210 consecutive patients were ascertained over a three-month period. The sample population included all patients who had been referred to a hospital oral surgery department for a lower wisdom tooth assessment...
September 23, 2016: British Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27627858/cbct-evaluation-of-the-tridimensional-relationship-between-impacted-lower-third-molar-and-the-inferior-alveolar-nerve-position
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Andrea E Borgonovo, Federico Rigaldo, Carlo Maiorana, Giovanni B Grossi, Davide Augusti, Dino Re
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study is to evaluate if the statistical significant relations between the measures taken exists or not and to show how the 3D reconstruction could be help the oral surgeon in all those instances in which it may have a direct impact on the planning of the surgical steps. METHODS: Thanks to use of NobelClinicianTM Software it was possible to analyze 200 mandibular tomography computerized, random selected, and create a 3D reconstruction of mandibular bone, point out dental structure of wisdom tooth and the way of IAN...
September 15, 2016: Minerva Stomatologica
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