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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28928992/dental-implant-in-the-canalis-sinuosus-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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José Alcides Arruda, Pedro Silva, Luciano Silva, Pâmella Álvares, Leni Silva, Ricardo Zavanelli, Cleomar Rodrigues, Marleny Gerbi, Ana Paula Sobral, Marcia Silveira
The canalis sinuosus is a neurovascular canal, a branch of nerve of infraorbital canal, through which the anterior superior alveolar nerve passes and then leans medially in course between the nasal cavity and the maxillary sinus, reaching the premaxilla in the canine and incisor region. The purpose of this article is to report a case with the presence of canalis sinuosus, in order to alert and guide professionals and discuss the morphology of this anatomical variation avoiding trans- and postsurgical disorders in dental implants...
2017: Case Reports in Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28928771/an-analysis-of-patient-perceptions-and-expectations-to-dental-implants-is-there-a-significant-effect-on-long-term-satisfaction-levels
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Shane J J McCrea
Here we present an analysis of patient perceptions and expectations to dental implant placement and their prosthetic reconstruction, to then consider whether they have an effect on long-term satisfaction levels. A Post-Treatment Completion Questionnaire was designed to analyse whether patient satisfaction is influenced by age and/or gender; has an effect on patient-reported self-confidence levels; contributes to increased levels of oral hygiene; provides further insight into the average pain levels during and after the surgical intervention; or influences further acceptance of dental implant surgery...
2017: International Journal of Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28925034/a-randomized-clinical-trial-on-the-efficacy-of-a-new-oxalate-containing-sensitivity-relief-strip-following-professional-vs-self-application
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M A Drake, P A Lenton, S A Lunos
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of 3.14% dipotassium oxalate monohydrate-containing strip on the relief of dentinal hypersensitivity (DH). A second objective was to determine whether there was a difference in DH levels when the strip was self-applied vs applied by a dental professional. METHODS: Sixty subjects were randomized into self-applied, professionally applied or placebo-strip groups. Dentinal hypersensitivity was evaluated by a blinded examiner, using the Schiff Air Scale (SAS)...
September 19, 2017: International Journal of Dental Hygiene
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28920110/painful-neuropathy-caused-by-compression-of-the-inferior-alveolar-nerve-by-focal-osteosclerotic-lesion-of-the-mandible-a-case-report
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David Debevc, Tomaž Hitij, Andrej Kansky
Osteosclerotic lesions are a common finding on dental radiographs. They are considered developmental variants of a normal bone architecture and they usually do not need any treatment. The purpose of this article is to present a rare case of osteosclerotic lesion of the mandible causing trigeminal neuropathy by compression of the alveolar nerve. The pain started with dental hypersensitivity of the mandibular right first molar. Later on, signs of irreversible molar tooth pulpitis developed. Endodontic therapy and apicoectomy did not resolve the pain, which later intensified, and painful neuropathy localized to inferior alveolar nerve developed; therefore, surgical decompression was indicated...
2017: Quintessence International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913645/local-analgesia-in-paediatric-dentistry-a-systematic-review-of-techniques-and-pharmacologic-agents
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G Klingberg, K Ridell, S Brogårdh-Roth, M Vall, H Berlin
PURPOSE: To evaluate the evidence supporting effects and adverse effects of local analgesia using different pharmacological agents and injection techniques during dental treatment in children and adolescents aged 3-19 years. METHODS: A systematic literature search of databases including PubMed, Cochrane, and Scopus was conducted in November 2016. The PRISMA-statement was followed. Two review authors independently assessed the selected randomised control trials for risk of bias and quality...
September 14, 2017: European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry: Official Journal of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28912943/assessment-of-low-level-laser-therapy-effects-after-extraction-of-impacted-lower-third-molar-surgery
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Shahrokh Raiesian, Mehdi Khani, Kazem Khiabani, Ershad Hemmati, Mohammad Pouretezad
Introduction: The aim of this study was to assess the effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on pain, swelling and maximum mouth opening in patients undergoing third molar surgery. Methods: A prospective, randomized double-blind study was undertaken on 44 patients at the Dental School, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, in 2015. A low-level laser was randomly applied on one of the two sides after surgery of 15 patients. The experimental side received 18 J/cm(2) of energy density, wavelength of 980 nm, and output power of 1...
2017: Journal of Lasers in Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28912630/inter-tester-reliability-of-selected-clinical-tests-for-long-lasting-temporomandibular-disorders
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Elisabeth Heggem Julsvoll, Nina Køpke Vøllestad, Gro Opseth, Hilde Stendal Robinson
OBJECTIVE: Clinical tests used to examine patients with temporomandibular disorders vary in methodological quality, and some are not tested for reliability. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate inter-tester reliability of clinical tests and a cluster of tests used to examine patients with long-lasting temporomandibular disorders. METHODS: Forty patients with pain in the temporomandibular area treated by health-professionals were included. They were between 18-70 years, had 65 symptomatic (33 right/32 left) and 15 asymptomatic joints...
September 2017: Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28904706/-when-the-denture-becomes-dangerous
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Nouzha Sadak, Laila Herrak, Leila Achachi, Mustapha El Ftouh
Although rare in adults, foreign body aspiration (FBA) is a serious accident which can be potentially life threatening or lead to significant sequelae. We report the case of a 50 year old patient without previous pathological history, presenting to the emergency department with chest pain, intermittent cough and exertional dyspnea occurring six days after the accidental aspiration of his plastic dental prosthesis during a meal. Clinical examination was unremarkable. Chest X-ray as well as abdominal x-ray requiring no prior preparation showed no abnormalities...
2017: Pan African Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28895776/evaluation-of-analgesic-effect-and-absorption-of-buprenorphine-after-buccal-administration-in-cats-with-oral-disease
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Thaleia-Rengina Stathopoulou, Maria Kouki, Bruno H Pypendop, Atholl Johnston, Serafeim Papadimitriou, Ludovic Pelligand
Objectives The objective of this study was to evaluate the analgesic effect and absorption of buprenorphine after buccal administration in cats with oral disease. Methods Six adult client-owned cats with chronic gingivostomatitis (weighing 5.1 ± 1.1 kg) were recruited for a randomised, prospective, blinded, saline-controlled, crossover study. Pain scores, dental examination, stomatitis score and buccal pH measurement were conducted on day 1 under sedation in all cats. On day 2, animals were randomised into two groups and administered one of the two treatments buccally (group A received buprenorphine 0...
September 1, 2017: Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28894386/oxidative-stress-in-patients-with-endodontic-pathologies
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Veiko Vengerfeldt, Reet Mändar, Mare Saag, Anneli Piir, Tiiu Kullisaar
BACKGROUND: Apical periodontitis (AP) is an inflammatory disease affecting periradicular tissues. It is a widespread condition but its etiopathogenetic mechanisms have not been completely elucidated and the current treatment options are not always successful. PURPOSE: To compare oxidative stress (OxS) levels in the saliva and the endodontium (root canal [RC] contents) in patients with different endodontic pathologies and in endodontically healthy subjects. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The study group of this comparison study included 22 subjects with primary chronic apical periodontitis (pCAP), 26 with posttreatment or secondary chronic apical periodontitis (sCAP), eight with acute periapical abscess, 13 with irreversible pulpitis, and 17 healthy controls...
2017: Journal of Pain Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28893727/development-of-a-virtual-reality-exposure-tool-as-psychological-preparation-for-elective-pediatric-day-care-surgery-methodological-approach-for-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Robin Eijlers, Jeroen S Legerstee, Bram Dierckx, Lonneke M Staals, Johan Berghmans, Marc P van der Schroeff, Rene Mh Wijnen, Elisabeth Mwj Utens
BACKGROUND: Preoperative anxiety in children is highly prevalent and is associated with adverse outcomes. Existing psychosocial interventions to reduce preoperative anxiety are often aimed at distraction and are of limited efficacy. Gradual exposure is a far more effective way to reduce anxiety. Virtual reality (VR) provides a unique opportunity to gradually expose children to all aspects of the operating theater. OBJECTIVE: The aims of our study are (1) to develop a virtual reality exposure (VRE) tool to prepare children psychologically for surgery; and (2) to examine the efficacy of the VRE tool in a randomized controlled trial (RCT), in which VRE will be compared to care as usual (CAU)...
September 11, 2017: JMIR Research Protocols
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28890617/prevalence-of-oral-complications-occurring-in-a-population-of-pediatric-cancer-patients-receiving-chemotherapy
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Kapil Gandhi, Geetika Datta, Shilpa Ahuja, Tanvi Saxena, Ankush G Datta
Multiagent chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or a combination of both are the contemporary methods of cancer treatment. With medical advancements, though cure rates have increased considerably, focus is now shifted to the potential early and late complications of the same. The aim of this study was to assess the early oral complications in pediatric patients receiving chemotherapy. Sixty-two children with cancer undergoing chemotherapy with the mean age of 7.42 ± 3.6 years were included in the study. The various types of malignancies and oral problems during chemotherapy were recorded in the subjects...
April 2017: International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28883605/effect-of-a-hyperbaric-environment-diving-conditions-on-adhesive-restorations-an-in-vitro-study
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C Mocquot, A Cabrera, P Colon, J Bosco, B Grosgogeat, N Pradelle-Plasse
Objectives No recent study has addressed the effect of diving conditions (pressure increase) on adhesive restorations. We evaluated the impact of a simulated hyperbaric environment on microleakage of the dentine-composite resin interface. The ultimate aim was to propose recommendations for restorative dentistry for patients who are divers to limit barodontalgia (dental pain caused by pressure variations of the environment) and may lead to dangerous sequelae.Methods We bonded 20 dentine disks by using an adhesive system (Scothbond Universal) to ten intact composite cylinders and ten composite cylinders with porosity (Ceram X mono)...
September 8, 2017: British Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28879337/hemodynamic-changes-and-pain-perception-related-anxiety-after-experiencing-an-impacted-tooth-removal-clinical-practice-outcome
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Somchart Raocharernporn, Kiatanant Boonsiriseth, Manop Khanijou, Natthamet Wongsirichat
BACKGROUND: Dental fear is usually associated with hemodynamic changes. Fear of pain during the surgical removal of a lower impacted third molar might cause patients anxiety, thereby leading to avoidance of any future dental therapy. This study aimed to determine the effect of experiencing a surgical impacted-tooth removal on the pain perception-related anxiety and hemodynamic status. METHODS: Twenty-seven healthy patients aged 15-30 years (mean age, 24 years), for whom surgical removal of bilateral lower third molars was advised, were included...
June 2017: J Dent Anesth Pain Med
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28879331/dental-treatment-in-patients-with-severe-gag-reflex-using-propofol-remifentanil-intravenous-sedation
#15
Sooil Shin, Seungoh Kim
Patients with severe gag reflex (SGR) have difficulty getting the treatment they require in local clinics, and many tend to postpone the start of their treatment. To address this problem, dentists have used behavioral techniques and/or pharmacological techniques for treatment. Among the pharmacological methods available, propofol IV sedation is preferred over general anesthesia because it is a simpler procedure. Propofol in combination with remifentanil is characterized by stable sedative effects and quick recovery, leading to a deep sedation...
March 2017: J Dent Anesth Pain Med
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28879311/recent-advances-in-topical-anesthesia
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REVIEW
Hyo-Seol Lee
Topical anesthetics act on the peripheral nerves and reduce the sensation of pain at the site of application. In dentistry, they are used to control local pain caused by needling, placement of orthodontic bands, the vomiting reflex, oral mucositis, and rubber-dam clamp placement. Traditional topical anesthetics contain lidocaine or benzocaine as active ingredients and are used in the form of solutions, creams, gels, and sprays. Eutectic mixtures of local anesthesia cream, a mixture of various topical anesthetics, has been reported to be more potent than other anesthetics...
December 2016: J Dent Anesth Pain Med
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28879250/dental-care-related-fear-and-anxiety-distress-tolerance-as-a-possible-mechanism
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S H Addicks, D W McNeil, C L Randall, A Goddard, L M Romito, C Sirbu, G Kaushal, A Metzger, B D Weaver
Distress tolerance, the degree to which one is able to cope with and endure negative emotional states, has been broadly applied to understand and treat a variety of health (including behavioral) problems, but little is known about its role in oral health care and specifically dental care-related fear and anxiety, making it a novel construct in the oral health care literature. This cross-sectional study examined distress tolerance as a possible predictor of dental fear and anxiety among a sample of adults with and without diagnoses of dental phobia, investigated possible differences in levels of distress tolerance between adults with and without dental phobia, and determined possible associations between distress tolerance and fear of pain, anxiety sensitivity, and depression...
July 2017: JDR Clinical and Translational Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28879242/disparities-in-emergency-department-pain-treatment-for-toothache
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H H Lee, C W Lewis, C M McKinney
Racial disparities in how pain is treated in the emergency department (ED) for toothache have not been reported. Due to increasing reliance on EDs for dental care, the authors investigated whether race/ethnicity and insurance type are associated with treatment for toothache pain. The authors conducted a nationally representative cross-sectional study of ED toothache visits by adults (19 to 64 y old), using the 2008-2010 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Multinomial regression models accounted for the complex survey design...
October 2016: JDR Clinical and Translational Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28875479/development-of-an-enantioselective-and-biomarker-informed-translational-population-pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic-model-for-etodolac
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Carolina de Miranda Silva, Adriana Rocha, Eduardo Tozatto, Lucienir Maria da Silva, Eduardo Antônio Donadi, Teresa Dalla Costa, Vera Lucia Lanchote, Stephan Schmidt, Jürgen B Bulitta
Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) isoform has a critical role in the development of pain. Inhibition of COX-2 in vitro serves as a biomarker for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). The NSAID concentrations yielding 80% COX-2 inhibition (IC80) correlate with therapeutic doses to achieve analgesia across multiple COX-2 inhibitors. However, there are no time-course models relating COX-2 inhibition with decreased pain. This study aimed to characterize the relationship between NSAID concentrations, in vitro COX-2 inhibition, and acute pain decrease in humans over time by a translational approach using clinical pharmacokinetic and literature reported in vitro and clinical pharmacodynamic data...
September 5, 2017: AAPS Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28874645/evaluating-effectiveness-of-axiostat-hemostatic-material-in-achieving-hemostasis-and-healing-of-extraction-wounds-in-patients-on-oral-antiplatelet-drugs
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Saurabh Sharma, Tejraj P Kale, Lingaraj J Balihallimath, Abhishek Motimath
AIM: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of Axiostat Hemostatic Dental dressing in achieving hemostasis postextraction and determining its effect on pain and healing of the extraction wound, compared with control, i.e., conventional method of extraction in patients on oral antiplatelet therapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Totally, 40 patients on oral antiplatelet drugs were included in the study and overall 80 extractions were done applying split mouth study design, without altering patient's drug regime...
September 1, 2017: Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
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