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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29866230/leukocyte-adhesion-deficiency-type-1-with-low-expression-of-cd-11b
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Muhammad Mukarram Bashir, Muhammad Hussain, Dawood Ahmad, Hamid Nawaz Tipu
Leukocyte adhesion deficiency type 1 (LAD-1) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the gene that codes for CD18, the beta chain of beta-2 integrins, located on the long arm of chromosome 21. This defect results in failure of leukocyte migration to the site of infection due to the absence of surface integrins. Leukocyte adhesion deficiency should be suspected in any patient with recurrent infections, impaired wound healing, history of delayed umbilical cord separation, periodontitis, leukocytosis, recurrent soft tissue and oral infections...
June 2018: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons—Pakistan: JCPSP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29807956/oral-health-status-in-alzheimer-s-disease-patients-a-descriptive-study-in-an-italian-population
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Giovanni D'Alessandro, Tommaso Costi, Nadia Alkhamis, Simone Bagattoni, Agnese Sadotti, Gabriela Piana
AIM: To evaluate the oral health status in Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A descriptive study was performed on 120 AD patients (60 institutionalized in a public institute and 60 attended a daytime center), from September 2013 to January 2014. About 103 subjects formed the control group. The following medical and dental data were collected: dementia severity, pharmacological therapy, physical status (American Society of Anesthesiologists [ASA]), decayed (D), filled (F), and remaining natural teeth (T), DF/T ratio, community periodontal index (CPI), and gingival index (GI)...
May 1, 2018: Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29794757/correlation-between-oral-health-and-quality-of-life-among-the-elderly-in-southwest-china-from-2013-to-2015
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Xun Sheng, Xia Xiao, Xiaoxiao Song, Lei Qiao, Xihong Zhang, Hua Zhong
The aim of this study was to evaluate the oral health among the elderly in Southwest China and to analyze the correlation between common oral diseases and quality of life (QOL) in the same population, thus providing recommendations to improve their oral health and life quality.Elderly people (>60 years' old) were randomly recruited into our study, and we performed oral health examinations and diagnoses, using the Community Periodontal Index (CPI) to assess the periodontal condition, and Oral Health Impact Profile-14 (OHIP-14) to score life quality associated with oral health...
May 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29783781/nutraceuticals-in-periodontal-health-a-systematic-review-on-the-role-of-vitamins-in-periodontal-health-maintenance
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REVIEW
Alfonso Varela-López, María D Navarro-Hortal, Francesca Giampieri, Pedro Bullón, Maurizio Battino, José L Quiles
Periodontal disease, a relevant public health problem worldwide, is generally considered a common pathology of elderly people. In this respect, there is agreement about that nutritional status may be a modifying factor in the progression and healing of the periodontal tissues. Vitamins have been recommended as nutraceuticals for prevention and treatment of some pathological conditions, such as cardiovascular diseases, obesity or cancer. Thus, a systematic approach to determining how the different vitamin type could ameliorate periodontal risks or improve periodontal health is necessary to further the understanding of the potential benefits and risks of vitamins supplementation use...
May 20, 2018: Molecules: a Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29779259/periodontal-status-among-elderly-inhabitants-of-northern-manhattan-the-whicap-ancillary-study-of-oral-health
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Jaffer A Shariff, Sandra Burkett, Caitlin Wei-Ming Watson, Bin Cheng, James M Noble, Panos N Papapanou
AIM: We conducted a cross-sectional study of the prevalence, extent and severity of periodontitis in a tri-ethnic cohort of ≥65 year-old participants of the Washington-Heights Inwood Community Aging Project (WHICAP). METHODS: 1,130 individuals (57% of eligible invitees) participated in a full-mouth periodontal examination that included assessments of bleeding on probing, pocket depth and clinical attachment loss (CAL) at six sites/tooth. RESULTS: Participants had a mean age of 75...
May 19, 2018: Journal of Clinical Periodontology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29770238/charlson-comorbidity-index-as-a-predictor-of-periodontal-disease-in-elderly-participants
#6
Jae-Hong Lee, Jung-Kyu Choi, Seong-Nyum Jeong, Seong-Ho Choi
Purpose: This study investigated the validity of the Charlson comorbidity index (CCI) as a predictor of periodontal disease (PD) over a 12-year period. Methods: Nationwide representative samples of 149,785 adults aged ≥60 years with PD (International Classification of Disease, 10th revision [ICD-10], K052-K056) were derived from the National Health Insurance Service-Elderly Cohort during 2002-2013. The degree of comorbidity was measured using the CCI (grade 0-6), including 17 diseases weighted on the basis of their association with mortality, and data were analyzed using multivariate Cox proportional-hazards regression in order to investigate the associations of comorbid diseases (CDs) with PD...
April 2018: Journal of Periodontal & Implant Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29766545/association-of-handgrip-strength-with-various-oral-functions-in-82-to-84-year-old-community-dwelling-japanese
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Yusuke Mihara, Ken-Ichi Matsuda, Kazunori Ikebe, Koudai Hatta, Motoyoshi Fukutake, Kaori Enoki, Taiji Ogawa, Hajime Takeshita, Chisato Inomata, Yasuyuki Gondo, Yukie Masui, Kei Kamide, Ken Sugimoto, Mai Kabayama, Tatsuro Ishizaki, Yasumichi Arai, Yoshinobu Maeda
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to elucidate the associations between muscle strength and several oral functions in a large cohort of community-dwelling, 82- to 84-year-old community-dwelling Japanese people. BACKGROUND DATA DISCUSSING THE PRESENT STATUS OF THE FIELD: Several studies have examined the relationships between physical performance and oral functions. However, no studies have investigated the associations of muscle strength with various objectively evaluated oral functional parameters in a large cohort of very old adults...
May 15, 2018: Gerodontology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29755617/regulation-of-defensive-function-on-gingival-epithelial-cells-can-prevent-periodontal-disease
#8
REVIEW
Tsuyoshi Fujita, Tetsuya Yoshimoto, Mikihito Kajiya, Kazuhisa Ouhara, Shinji Matsuda, Tasuku Takemura, Keiichi Akutagawa, Katsuhiro Takeda, Noriyoshi Mizuno, Hidemi Kurihara
Periodontal disease is a bacterial biofilm-associated inflammatory disease that has been implicated in many systemic diseases. A new preventive method for periodontal disease needs to be developed in order to promote the health of the elderly in a super-aged society. The gingival epithelium plays an important role as a mechanical barrier against bacterial invasion and a part of the innate immune response to infectious inflammation in periodontal tissue. The disorganization of cell-cell interactions and subsequent inflammation contribute to the initiation of periodontal disease...
May 2018: Japanese Dental Science Review
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29736494/oral-health-behaviour-and-oral-health-status-of-elderly-vietnamese
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Minh Son Nguyen, Triin Jagomägi, Ülle Voog-Oras, Toai Nguyen, Mare Saag
PURPOSE: To describe oral health behaviours and problems among elderly Vietnamese as well as determine their prevalence of caries and periodontal disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional study examined 258 elderly persons aged 65-74 years living in Danang, Vietnam. All subjects self-reported oral health behaviour and problems. Dental caries was assessed using the DMFT index. Periodontal status was evaluated with the modified Community Periodontal Index, whereby all teeth were examined for gingival bleeding and periodontal pocket depth (PPD), and the index teeth were assessed for clinical attachment loss (CAL)...
2018: Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29682267/an-unusual-deceptive-delayed-of-profuse-haemorrhage-after-mandibular-implant-dentistry-risk-planning-and-medico-legal-instruction
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R M Gaudio, E El Haddad, G El Haddad, D Lauritano, F Carinci
Mandibular implant placement (MIP) has been accepted and widely used for decades all over the world, and has reached a very high level of therapeutic reliability. MIP is used mostly in elderly edentulous patients who lost their teeth when dentistry was not oriented to fixed or removable prosthetic. Notwithstanding this, every year cases of severe complications during MIP due to haemorrhage causing life-threatening airway's obstruction are reported. These severe complications of MIP need immediate therapy, usually with hospitalization, and may be potentially fatal...
October 2017: Oral & Implantology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29678964/technology-enabled-examinations-of-cardiac-rhythm-optic-nerve-oral-health-tympanic-membrane-gait-and-coordination-evaluated-jointly-with-routine-health-screenings-an-observational-study-at-the-2015-kumbh-mela-in-india
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Pratik Shah, Gregory Yauney, Otkrist Gupta, Vincent Patalano Ii, Mrinal Mohit, Rikin Merchant, S V Subramanian
OBJECTIVES: Technology-enabled non-invasive diagnostic screening (TES) using smartphones and other point-of-care medical devices was evaluated in conjunction with conventional routine health screenings for the primary care screening of patients. DESIGN: Dental conditions, cardiac ECG arrhythmias, tympanic membrane disorders, blood oxygenation levels, optic nerve disorders and neurological fitness were evaluated using FDA-approved advanced smartphone powered technologies...
April 20, 2018: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29652898/tooth-loss-and-pneumonia-mortality-a-cohort-study-of-japanese-dentists
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Shino Suma, Mariko Naito, Kenji Wakai, Toru Naito, Masaaki Kojima, Osami Umemura, Makoto Yokota, Nobuhiro Hanada, Takashi Kawamura
Although associations between oral health and pneumonia have been reported in previous studies, particularly in the institutionalized elderly, few prospective studies have investigated the association between oral condition and pneumonia among community-dwelling people and whether the findings among inpatients or patients in nursing homes are applicable to the general population is still unclear. The oral bacteria propagated in the periodontal regions may drop into the lung and increase the risk of pneumonia...
2018: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649103/the-anti-periodontitis-effects-of-ethanol-extract-prepared-using-lactobacillus-paracasei-subsp-paracasei-ntu-101
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29608804/relationship-between-vitamin-d-receptor-gene-polymorphism-and-susceptibility-to-chronic-kidney-disease-and-periodontal-disease-in-community-dwelling-elderly
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Akihiro Yoshihara, Noboru Kaneko, Masanori Iwasaki, Kaname Nohno, Hideo Miyazaki
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the possible correlation between vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphism and susceptibility to chronic kidney disease (CKD) and periodontal disease. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This study analysed 345 participants, who were all 79 years of age. Kidney function levels were determined based on the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR; non-reduced function: ≥60 and reduced function: <60 ml min-1  1.73 m-2 )...
April 2, 2018: Journal of Clinical Periodontology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29577378/relationship-between-alcohol-consumption-and-periodontal-tissue-condition-in-community-dwelling-elderly-japanese
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Kana Suwama, Akihiro Yoshihara, Reiko Watanabe, Roxana Stegaroiu, Satoko Shibata, Hideo Miyazaki
OBJECTIVES: To examine the associations among alcohol consumption level, dietary intake and other lifestyle factors, and periodontal condition, in community-dwelling elderly Japanese of a specific age. BACKGROUND: The relationship between alcohol consumption level and periodontitis is a controversial issue. METHODS: Participants were 438 dentate elders aged 73 years from a larger cohort survey of elders in Niigata City, Japan. Data collected from oral examination of each participant, including number of the existing teeth, mean probing pocket depth and mean clinical attachment level (CAL) were used for the analyses...
March 25, 2018: Gerodontology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29541167/effect-of-painless-sta-on-tooth-extraction-of-elderly-patients-with-periodontal-diseases
#16
Li Feng, Haiming Wang, Ming Lin
This study compared the effects of tooth extractions under novel painless single tooth anesthesia (STA) and conventional anesthesia on elderly patients with periodontal diseases, and the impact of painless STA on clinical indicators of the patients. Elderly patients (n=116) with periodontal diseases who were treated in Jinan Central Hospital were selected to undergo extraction operation on loose teeth; all the patients were randomly divided into two groups. The tooth extraction operations were performed after painless STA and cartridge anesthesia; the effects of the tooth extraction operations and the operation time were recorded; Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), Kuttner facial expression scale, Frankl treatment compliance scale and Houpt behavior rating scale were utilized to assess and record the clinical indicators of the patients during the operations; the impacts of the two anesthesia techniques on the effect of the tooth extraction of patients with periodontal diseases were comprehensively analyzed...
March 2018: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29538390/salivary-microbial-profiles-in-relation-to-age-periodontal-and-systemic-diseases
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Ronaldo Lira-Junior, Sigvard Åkerman, Björn Klinge, Elisabeth A Boström, Anders Gustafsson
BACKGROUND: Analysis of saliva is emerging as a promising tool to diagnose and monitor diseases which makes determination of the salivary microbial profile in different scenarios essential. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of age, periodontal disease, sex, smoking, and medical conditions on the salivary microbial profile. DESIGN: A randomly selected sample of 441 individuals was enrolled (51% women; mean age 48.5±16.8). Participants answered a health questionnaire and underwent an oral examination...
2018: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29450736/health-and-quality-of-life-differ-between-community-living-older-people-with-and-without-remaining-teeth-who-recently-received-formal-home-care-a-cross-sectional-study
#18
A R Hoeksema, L L Peters, G M Raghoebar, H J A Meijer, A Vissink, A Visser
OBJECTIVE: To assess oral health, health, and quality of life (QoL) of care-dependent community-living older people with and without remaining teeth who recently received formal home care. MATERIALS AND METHODS: For this cross-sectional observational study, community-living older people (≥ 65 years), who recently (< 6 months) received formal home care, were interviewed with validated questionnaires and underwent an oral examination. Oral health, general health, medicines usage, frailty (Groningen Frailty Indicator), cognition (Minimal Mental State Examination), QoL (RAND 36), and oral health-related QoL (Oral Health Impact Profile-14) were assessed...
February 15, 2018: Clinical Oral Investigations
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29446092/association-of-salivary-lactate-dehydrogenase-level-with-systemic-inflammation-in-a-japanese-population
#19
N Miyoshi, T Tanigawa, S Nishioka, K Maruyama, E Eguchi, K Tanaka, I Saito, K Yamazaki, Y Miyake
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Salivary lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) was reported to be a useful parameter for the screening of periodontal disease. We performed a cross-sectional study to verify the usefulness of salivary LDH as a biomarker of periodontitis and to investigate the association of severity of periodontitis with systemic inflammation by measuring salivary LDH and serum high sensitive C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) levels in a community-based middle-aged and elderly population in Japan...
February 15, 2018: Journal of Periodontal Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29380853/oral-health-indicators-for-risk-of-malnutrition-in-elders
#20
L L Wu, K Y Cheung, P Y P Lam, X L Gao
OBJECTIVES: Using both clinical parameters and subjective measures of oral health, this study aimed to identify useful oral health indicators for the risk of malnutrition in elders. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. SETTING: Five community centers run by non-government organizations (NGOs). PARTICIPANTS: 195 community dwelling elders (65 or above). MEASUREMENTS: An interviewer-administered questionnaire was completed to collect information on elders' socio-demographic background and oral health perception and practice...
2018: Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging
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