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prevalence of periodontitis

S K Balaji, Vamsi Lavu, Suresh Rao
Context: Periodontal diseases are among the most prevalent oral diseases in the world. Apart from repercussions in the oral cavity, there is evidence that periodontitis contributes to systemic damage in chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and preterm low birth weight. Aims: The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of chronic periodontitis in a sample urban population (<18 years) in Tamil Nadu and to estimate the inflammatory burden posed by chronic periodontitis by calculating the periodontal inflammatory surface area...
March 2018: Indian Journal of Dental Research: Official Publication of Indian Society for Dental Research
Pablo Ameijeira, Yago Leira, Clara Domínguez, Rogelio Leira, Juan Blanco
The aim of this investigation was to examine whether chronic periodontitis (CP) is a risk indicator of chronic migraine (CM). We performed a case-control study consisted of 102 cases (patients diagnosed with CM) and 91 controls (non-CM individuals) matched by age and gender. Full-mouth periodontal charts, demographic, medical, clinical, as well as neurological data were obtained. In addition, high sensitive C-reactive protein serum levels were determined from blood samples of both cases (taken during migraine interictal period) and controls...
April 12, 2018: Odontology
Te-Hua Liu, Tsung-Yu Tsai, Tzu-Ming Pan
Poor oral health and related diseases, including caries, periodontal disease, and oral cancer, are highly prevalent across the world, particularly in the elderly. This study aimed to investigate the anti-periodontitis activity of fermented skim milk produced using the promising probiotic Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. paracasei NTU 101 (NTU101FM). An initial analysis found that an ethanol extract of NTU101FM displayed anti-oxidative activities. Further investigation of pathogen growth inhibition zones, minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs), and minimum bactericidal concentrations (MBCs) revealed that the NTU101FM ethanol extract also had anti-periodontal pathogen activities...
April 12, 2018: Nutrients
Eleanor B Fleming, Duong Nguyen, Joseph Afful, Margaret D Carrol L, Phillip D Woods
BACKGROUND: To determine daily flossing prevalence among adults 30+ years in the United States, by demographic and risk factors for periodontal disease, including current tobacco use and diabetes. METHODS: Data from the 2011-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey were analyzed for 8,356 adults. Flossing prevalence was estimated. Logistic regression analysis examined the association between daily flossing and demographic and risk factors for periodontal diseases...
April 12, 2018: Journal of Periodontology
Nagihan Bostanci, Nathalie Selevsek, Witold Wolski, Jonas Grossmann, Kai Bao, Asa Wahlander, Christian Trachsel, Ralph Schlapbach, Veli Özgen Özturk, Beral Afacan, Gulnur Emingil, Georgios N Belibasakis
Periodontal diseases are among the most prevalent worldwide, but largely silent, chronic diseases. They affect the tooth-supporting tissues with multiple ramifications on life quality. Their early diagnosis is still challenging, due to lack of appropriate molecular diagnostic methods. Saliva offers a non-invasively collectable reservoir of clinically relevant biomarkers, which, if utilized efficiently, could facilitate early diagnosis and monitoring of ongoing disease. Despite several novel protein markers being recently enlisted by discovery proteomics, their routine diagnostic application is hampered by the lack of validation platforms that allow for rapid, accurate and simultaneous quantification of multiple proteins in large cohorts...
April 2, 2018: Molecular & Cellular Proteomics: MCP
Ana Km Tormes, Manoela M De Bortoli, Rui M Júnior, Emanuel Ss Andrade
INTRODUCTION: Odontogenic infections originate from a tooth or from its supporting structures, generally secondary to a pulp necrosis, periodontal disease, pericoronitis, apical lesions, or complications of dental procedures, which can be restricted to the alveolus or can reach the jaws and face through maxillofacial spaces. These are the most common conditions which affect the head and neck regions. AIM: The aim of this study is to report a severe case of a cervicofacial odontogenic infection while discussing the most relevant aspects...
March 1, 2018: Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
Radhika Gupta, Uttam Kumar, Siddharth Mallapragada, Pallavi Agarwal
AIM: Periodontitis, a chronic infectious disease, affects most of the population at one time or the other and its expression is a combination of hosts, microbial agents, and environmental factors. Extensive literature exists for the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Only a few studies performed in a limited number of patients have reported peri-odontal health status in chronic renal failure patients...
March 1, 2018: Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
José Cr Glória, Amanda A Balestra, Nayara S Iasbik, Dhelfeson W Douglas-de-Oliveira, Olga D Flecha, Patricia F Gonçalves
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to identify the prevalence of orofacial changes and factors associated with the frequent playing of wind instruments by musicians in Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted with 40 professional musicians who played wind instruments. The musicians filled out questionnaires about their habits and musical career. The Research Diagnostic Criteria were applied to investigate temporomandibular disorders...
March 2018: Medical Problems of Performing Artists
Reinhard E Friedrich, Anika Reul
Several skeletal aberrations of the skull have been described for the tumor predisposition syndrome neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). Recently, periapical cemental/cemento-osseous dysplasia (COD) has been described in females affected with NF1. This reactive lesion of the hard tissues in tooth-bearing areas of the jaw has been proposed to represent a gender-specific radiological feature of NF1. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of COD in patients with NF1. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The orthopantomograms (OPGs) of 179 patients with a confirmed diagnosis of NF1 were analyzed for COD...
April 2018: Anticancer Research
Mine Ö Tonguç, Selma Ünal, Rabia B Arpaci
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate periodontal health status in children with sickle cell disease (SCD). Forty-nine children with SCD and 39 systemically healthy sex- and age-matched children were enrolled in the study. Plaque index, gingival index, bleeding on probing, pocket depth, salivary volume, and hyperplastic index were recorded. In addition, the histopathological evaluation of gingiva was made in a child with SCD. There were significant differences between the groups with regard to hyperplastic index (P < 0...
2018: Journal of Oral Science
J Schmidt, M Weigert, C Leuschner, H Hartmann, D Raddatz, R Haak, R F Mausberg, Tanja Kottmann, G Schmalz, D Ziebolz
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was the investigation of concentration and prevalence of selected periodontal pathogenic bacteria and concentration of active matrix-metalloproteinase-8 (aMMP-8) within a group of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and to compare the results with a group of healthy control subjects (HC). METHODS: 59 IBD patients with Crohn`s disease (CD, n = 30) or ulcerative colitis (UC, n = 29) and 59 HC were included in this cross-sectional study...
March 25, 2018: Journal of Periodontology
Arpan Shrivastav, Rajkumar Maurya, Chandresh Shukla, Trilok Sahu, Neeraj Chauhan, Antriksh Azad, Ashutosh Dubey
Introduction: Very little is known about the hard to reach tribal communities in India and one such community is a primitive hidden and isolated tribe group of Bharia people in Patalkot. Their health problems need special attention as they have very limited access to health care. The aim of this study is to assess the oral hygiene and periodontal status in the primitive tribe group of Bharias in Patalkot, Madhya Pradesh, India. Materials and Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was undertaken with sample size of 462 patients...
January 2018: Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology
Katherine E Queck, Angela Chapman, Leslie J Herzog, Tamara Shell-Martin, Anthony Burgess-Cassler, George David McClure
Periodontal disease in dogs is highly prevalent but can only be accurately diagnosed by performing an anesthetized oral examination with periodontal probing and dental radiography. In this study, 114 dogs had a visual awake examination of the oral cavity and were administered an oral-fluid thiol-detection test prior to undergoing a a full-mouth anesthetized oral examination and digital dental radiographs. The results show the visual awake examination underestimated the presence and severity of active periodontal disease...
March 20, 2018: Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association
Dirk Ziebolz, David Douglas, Donya Douglas, Jan Schmickler, Daniel Patschan, Gerhard A Müller, Rainer Haak, Jana Schmidt, Gerhard Schmalz, Susann Patschan
OBJECTIVE: Recent literature reveals worse periodontal health condition in ankylosing spondylitis (AS). However, roles of AS-related parameters, periodontal condition, and their association appear unclear. This cross-sectional study aimed at investigating dental and periodontal health as well as potentially periodontal pathogenic bacteria in patients with AS compared to healthy control subjects (HC). METHODS: Dental examination comprised dental findings (DMF-T), periodontal probing depth (PPD), bleeding on probing, clinical attachment loss (CAL), papillary bleeding index, and microbiological analysis based on polymerase chain reaction of selected potentially periodontal pathogenic bacteria...
March 20, 2018: Rheumatology International
Kyungdo Han, Jun-Beom Park
The present study was performed to assess the risk factors for periodontitis in Korean adults with diabetes. Data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of the Korean population, conducted between January 2012 and December 2014 were used in the investigation. The presence of periodontitis in participants with diabetes in association with demographic variables and the anthropometric characteristics of the participants was investigated. Multiple logistic regression analyses were used to assess the associations between periodontitis and age, sex, diabetic control and duration of diabetes, following adjustment for confounding factors...
April 2018: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
Rajashri Abhay Kolte, Abhay Pandurang Kolte, Anushree Manohar Potey
Background: Osteoporosis is particularly high in females, the early identification of which remains a challenge. Panoramic radiographs are routinely advised to detect periodontal diseases and can be used to predict low bone mineral density (BMD). Hence, this investigation was aimed to identify the risk of osteoporosis in pre- and postmenopausal periodontally healthy and chronic periodontitis women with digital panoramic radiographs. Materials and Methods: The study population consisted of 120 patients equally divided as Group I - Premenopausal periodontally healthy, Group II - Premenopausal periodontitis, Group III - Postmenopausal periodontally healthy, and Group IV - Postmenopausal periodontitis...
November 2017: Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology
Sriraman Priyanka, Gurumoorthy Kaarthikeyan, Jayakumar Doraiswamy Nadathur, Anbarasu Mohanraj, Avinash Kavarthapu
Background: Periodontitis and atherosclerosis represent a chronic inflammatory process. The incidence of periodontitis in cardiac patients with atherosclerosis is a well-established fact. The role of viruses in the etiopathogenesis of both has been proposed. Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of Torque Teno virus (TTV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), and cytomegalovirus (CMV) in cardiac patients with atherosclerosis and coexisting chronic periodontitis (CP)...
November 2017: Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology
Rahul Suresh Bhansali, Ramreddy Krishnarao Yeltiwar, Kishore Bhat
Background: Association of neutrophil function abnormalities with localized aggressive periodontitis (LAP) has been reported in Indian population. There are no published studies on the familial aggregation of aggressive periodontitis (AP) and neutrophil function abnormalities associated with it in Indian population. The present study aimed to assess neutrophil chemotaxis, phagocytosis, and microbicidal activity in AP patients and their family members of Indian origin, who may or may not be suffering from AP...
November 2017: Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology
Umut Aksoy, Kaan Orhan
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to assess the maxillary sinus mucosal thickening and to associate them with odontogenic conditions using cone-beam computed tomographic (CBCT) images. MATERIALS AND METHODS: CBCT images of 294 patients (143 female, 151 males; age range 18-78 years) with 588 maxillary sinuses were evaluated retrospectively. The anatomic relationship between maxillary sinuses and teeth was determined and classified. The presence of root canal fillings and the periapical lesions of these teeth was also recorded...
March 17, 2018: Clinical Oral Investigations
Murat İnanç Cengiz, Büşra Zengin, Murat İçen, Firüzan Köktürk
BACKGROUND: Occupational injuries cause major health problems in all nations. Coal mining is one of the largest, oldest industries in the world. However, there is relatively little available literature concerning the health status of coal miners. The purpose of this work is to assess the prevalence of periodontal disease among coal miners and provide a basis for planning and evaluating the data from community oral health services. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted 106 men selected based on a stratified cluster sampling procedure...
March 16, 2018: BMC Public Health
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