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Spear Frank M - - 2008
A 30-plus year-old woman presented to the periodontist with a chief complaint concerning the esthetics of the black space between her maxillary right lateral and central incisors (Figure 1). The history of the problem dated back several years when her general dentist noted increased pocket depth in this area. The ...
Papageorgakopoulos Georgios - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The primary aim of this randomized, controlled, masked clinical trial was to compare the percentage of root coverage obtained with a coronally positioned flap plus acellular dermal matrix (ADM) allograft to that of a tunnel technique plus ADM 4 months post-surgically. METHODS: Twenty-four subjects with one site with > ...
Aslund Madeleine - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of two modes of delivery of non-surgical periodontal therapy on patient experience of pain and oral health-related quality of life (OHQoL). METHODS: Fifty-nine patients with mild to moderate periodontitis received non-surgical therapy using a piezo-ceramic device (n = 30) ...
Burke F J T - - 2009
AIM: It is the aim of this paper to consider the factors associated with the need for re-intervention on a crown, and the times to re-intervention. METHODS: A data set was established consisting of patients, 18 years or older, whose birthdays were included within a set of a randomly selected ...
de Amorim Rodrigo Guedes - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Plaque control and caries arrest still remain a challenge for dentists. OBJECTIVE: This study was conducted to assess the effect of the combined use of chlorhexidine varnish and fluoride varnish on the visible plaque index (VPI) and white spot lesion (WS) remineralization in primary dentition. METHODS: A total of ...
Humagain, Manoj
Bioactive glass particulate has been applied to dentistry in the treatment of bone defects, ridge preservation and periodontal bone defects including the furcation defects. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical attachment gain and vertical and horizontal bone fill obtained with open flap debridement (OFD) alone and ...
Lumley P J - - 2008
AIM: To consider the survival of root canal treatment provided within the General Dental Services in England and Wales, with failure being defined as re-treating of a root canal, apical surgery or extraction. METHODS: A data set was established consisting of patients, 18 years or older, whose birthdays were included ...
Chondros Panos - - 2009
Recent preclinical and clinical data have suggested the potential benefit of photodynamic therapy (PDT) in the treatment of periodontitis. However, currently, there are very limited data from controlled clinical trials evaluating the effect of PDT in the treatment of periodontitis. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the ...
Oliveira Fabiana Sodré de - - 2008
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to compare retention, effectiveness in caries prevention and superficial characteristics in 2 different materials used as an occlusal sealant. METHODS: The sample consisted of 108 school children with a mean age of 7.5+/-1.25 years, in which 364 first permanent molars were divided into ...
Bogren Anna - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Adjunctive locally delivered antibiotics during maintenance may favor the control of periodontal infections. This study evaluated the long-term clinical and microbiologic effects of yearly locally delivered controlled-release doxycycline as an adjunct to mechanical debridement. METHODS: A total of 128 periodontal maintenance patients having at least four teeth with probing ...
Saito Atsushi - - 2008
The present study describes treatment of intrabony periodontal defects with enamel matrix derivative (EMD) in private practice. Ten patients with clinical diagnosis of chronic periodontitis were subjected to data analysis. A total of 18 teeth with various osseous defects received regenerative therapy with EMD, and were followed for a minimum ...
De Backer Hein - - 2008
PURPOSE: This study evaluated treatment outcomes of 4-unit porcelain-fused-to-gold fixed dental prostheses (FDPs) replacing 2 adjacent missing teeth. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 102 FDPs made in an undergraduate university clinic for 73 patients were evaluated for up to 20 years, with a mean survival follow-up time of 11.4 ...
Galiatsatos Aristidis A - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The clinical performance of IPS Empress (Ivoclar Vivadent) inlays and onlays was evaluated at 6 years. METHOD AND MATERIALS: Sixty-four porcelain inlays and onlays were placed in 29 patients, aged 21 to 70 years, by a single operator using the same clinical procedure. The restorations were examined for fracture ...
Leandro Guilherme Alberto Loureiro - - 2008
This study sought to evaluate the microhardness of enamel submitted to 10% carbamide peroxide treatment and different methods of remineralization involving sodium fluoride (NaF). Non-erupted third molars were used and 75 enamel blocks with standardized dimensions (4.0 x 4.0 x 2.0 mm) were obtained. Enamel blocks were randomly divided into ...
Jung Ui-Won - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The palatal area has been the major donor site for obtaining connective tissue for root-coverage procedures. This study evaluated the long-term outcome of using a gingival cuff from the maxillary tuberosity area as a donor site for root coverage procedures. METHODS: Case 1: A 26-year-old female patient complaining of ...
Llambés Fernando - - 2008
The objective of this investigation was to study the effect of nonsurgical periodontal treatment, with or without systemic administration of doxycycline, on the metabolic control of patients with type 1 diabetes. Sixty type 1 diabetic subjects with moderate to severe periodontitis were recruited. Periodontal parameters were measured, and blood samples ...
Maxwell Keegan L - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the precision of cryoprobe targeting with a surface template, an in situ template (on the target organ), or a combined approach. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fourteen participants placed five 17 G cryoprobes into porcine kidneys in a laparoscopic trainer using a surface template (group 1), an in situ ...
Cortellini Pierpaolo - - 2008
The use of chlorhexidine (CHX) has been recommended for a number of clinical applications including plaque control in the post-operative period. However, the use of CHX is burdened by some side effects that could affect the compliance of the patient. The aim of this clinical trial was to evaluate the ...
Hellström Maj-Karin - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of minocycline microspheres on periodontal probing depth reduction when used in combination with surgery in adults with moderate to severe, chronic periodontitis. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Sixty patients with a minimum of one non-molar periodontal site > or =6 mm ...
Jain Anurag - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the present study was to clinically evaluate the efficacy of bovine-derived hydroxyapatite (HA) combined with Cissus quadrangularis (CQ), as compared to bovine-derived hydroxyapatite alone in the treatment of intrabony defects. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty patients with one intrabony defect each were selected for this study. After ...
Huang I-Yueh - - 2008
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the results of surgical treatment for oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) in patients who did or did not cooperate with the rehabilitation regimen. PATIENTS AND METHODS: There were 54 patients who had surgical treatment of trismus caused by OSF. Split-thickness skin grafts ...
Latronico M - - 2008
AIM: This clinical trial investigates the effectiveness of full-mouth disinfection (FMD) versus conventional etiological therapy in patients with chronic periodontitis (CP). METHODS: The therapy effectiveness was assessed by a randomized trial, performed over 20 adult periodontitis (AP) patients, divided into two groups. Patients were recruited undergoing strict inclusion/exclusion criteria. The ...
Singh Sukhdeep - - 2008
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of improved periodontal health on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus (type 2 DM) patients who have generalized periodontitis. A total of 45 type 2 DM patients with generalized periodontitis were selected for the study. The selected patients were ...
Chaturvedi Rashi R Department of Periodontics, Dr. HSJ Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Panjab University Chandigarh, India. - - 2008
Microbial colonization of the barrier membranes used for guided tissue regeneration is inevitable and can lead to delayed healing. Antimicrobial coating of the membrane with 25% doxycycline paste has been attempted to prevent infection and achieve enhanced regeneration in periodontal infrabony defects. Twenty-four patients with 2-walled or 3-walled infrabony defects ...
Casarin Renato Corrêa Viana - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present randomized, double-blind study was to evaluate the clinical response of proximal furcations treated with enamel matrix derivative proteins (EMD). MATERIAL AND METHODS: Fifteen patients, each with a pair of contralateral class-II proximal furcation involvements, presenting probing depths (PDs) >/=5 mm and bleeding on probing ...
Jepsen S - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: Comparison of the outcomes of a combination of an enamel matrix derivative and a synthetic bone graft (EMD/SBC) with EMD alone in wide intra-bony defects. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Seventy-three patients with chronic periodontitis were recruited in five centres in Germany. All patients had one wide intra-bony defect of >/=4 ...
Pretzl Bernadette - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: Evaluation of the 10-year results after GTR-therapy of infrabony defects using two bioabsorbable barriers in a randomized-controlled clinical trial. MATERIAL AND METHODS: In 15 patients with periodontitis, 15 pairs of infrabony defects were treated. For each patient, one defect received a polydioxanon (test: T) and the other received a ...
Kasaj Adrian - - 2008
The purpose of the present study was to compare the clinical outcomes of infrabony periodontal defects following treatment with an anorganic bovine-derived hydroxyapatite matrix/cell-binding peptide (ABM/P-15) flow to open flap debridement. Twenty-six patients, each displaying one infrabony defect with probing depth>or=6 mm and vertical radiographic bone loss>or=3 mm participated in ...
Andrade Patrícia F - - 2008
AIM: The aim of this randomized, controlled, clinical study was to compare two surgical techniques with the acellular dermal matrix graft (ADMG) to evaluate which technique could provide better root coverage. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Fifteen patients with bilateral Miller Class I gingival recession areas were selected. In each patient, one ...
Preshaw Philip M - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Previous studies showed that adjunctive subantimicrobial dose doxycycline (SDD; 20 mg, twice daily) provides significant clinical benefits to scaling and root planing (SRP). A modified-release SDD formulation containing 40 mg doxycycline (SDD-40) to be taken once daily has been developed. The aim of this study was to investigate the ...
Sabbarini Jumana - - 2008
The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical and radiographic success rates of two different pulpotomy agents: one novel agent, the biologically active odontogenic protein enamel matrix derivative (EMD) versus formocresol (FC). A randomized, single-blind, split-mouth study was used with a sample of 15 children aged 4 to ...
Penesis Vince A - - 2008
The choice of one-visit versus two-visit root canal therapy for necrotic teeth with apical periodontitis is a source of current debate. The primary objective of this randomized controlled clinical trial was to compare radiographic evidence of periapical healing after root canal therapy completed in one visit or two visits with ...
Kasaj Adrian - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to compare the clinical outcome of intrabony periodontal defects following treatment with a novel nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite (NHA) paste to open flap debridement. METHODS: Twenty-eight subjects, each displaying one intrabony defect with probing depth (PD) > or =6 mm and radiographic evidence of an ...
Mohammadi Zahed - - 2008
The purpose of this in vitro study was to compare the antimicrobial substantivity of BioPure MTAD, 2% chlorhexidine (CHX) and 2.6% sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) in human root dentin. One hundred and ten dentin tubes prepared from human maxillary incisors were infected in vitro for 14 days with Enterococcus faecalis. The ...
Zucchelli Giovanni - - 2008
BACKGROUND: In ideal conditions, the gain in clinical attachment following regenerative therapy of infrabony defects should be equal to probing depth reduction; thus, gingival recession should not increase as a consequence of the treatment procedures. The goal of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a surgical technique for ...
Polat Hidayet Burak - - 2008
The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of 4 types of widely used commercial mouth rinses on third molar surgery-related oral malodor. In this double-blind selective clinical trial, 80 participants (40 women, 40 men) who had undergone third molar surgery were divided into 5 groups, and different ...
Reaugh, KE; Marine Biology ...
The primary-secondary settlement hypothesis, that mussels first settle in algae and then move to mussel beds, was rejected as the only mode of recruitment for the brown mussel <i>Perna perna</i> in a previous study at one location over one year on the south coast of South Africa. We investigated recruitment ...
Pichardo S - - 2008
The present study proposes a new integrated imaging (II) high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) probe intended as an improvement to the Ablatherm prostate cancer treatment. Because of a perforation in the center of the II probe, the expected lesion differs from the one obtained for the original Ablatherm probe. In this ...
Peñarrocha Diago Miguel - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: In periapical surgery, the absence of standardization between different studies makes it difficult to compare the outcomes. OBJECTIVE: To compare the healing classification of different authors and evaluate the prognostic criteria of periapical surgery at 12 months. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 278 patients (101 men and 177 women) with a ...
Akincibay Hakan - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The use of antibiotics as an adjunctive therapy in the management of periodontal diseases has always been of interest for dental practitioners. Although studies have demonstrated the importance of different antibiotics as adjunct in the treatment of periodontitis, few studies have reported comparative results of antibiotics in localized aggressive ...
Paolantonio Michele - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The main therapeutic approach for periodontal diseases is mechanical treatment of root surfaces via scaling and root planing (SRP). Multicenter clinical trials have demonstrated that the adjunctive use of a chlorhexidine (CHX) chip is effective in improving clinical results compared to SRP alone. However, some recent studies failed to ...
Rotstein Ilan - - 2008
PURPOSE: To assess the opinions of dental professionals working within the Delta Dental insurance system regarding the predictability of initial endodontic treatment, expected long-term outcome and the importance of placing a coronal coverage after completion of treatment. METHODS: An eight-item questionnaire was distributed among participants attending a continuing education course. ...
Cohen Tzeela - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Patients with subungual melanoma (SM) often experience delayed diagnosis and present with deep primary lesions. Breslow depth of the primary lesion is often unknown before definitive resection, thus complicating treatment planning. METHODS: Patients with SM treated at our institution from 1992 to 2004 were identified from our prospective melanoma ...
Rossberg Matthias - - 2008
Connective tissue grafts (CTGs) are generally viewed as the most successful technique for root coverage. The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the long-term clinical and patient-centered esthetic results of the envelope technique for CTG. Thirty-nine defects in 20 patients (22 to 57 years of age; mean 37.8 ...
Doruk Cenk C Department of Orthodontics, University of Cumhuriyet, Sivas, - - 2008
To compare oral and nasal malodor in patients with and without cleft lip and palate (CLP) who had undergone orthodontic therapy. University of Cumhuriyet, Sivas, Turkey. The study included 33 patients. Group 1 was composed of 11 patients with CLP. Measurements were taken while they were undergoing treatment with orthodontic ...
Chaturvedi Rashi
<b>Background:</b> Microbial colonization of the barrier membranes used for guided tissue regeneration is inevitable and can lead to delayed healing. <b> Aims:</b> Antimicrobial coating of the membrane with 25&#x0025; doxycycline paste has been attempted to prevent infection and achieve enhanced regeneration in periodontal infrabony defects. <b> Materials and Methods:</b> Twenty-four ...
Singh Sukhdeep
<b>Aims: </b> The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of improved periodontal health on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus (type 2 DM) patients who have generalized periodontitis. <b> Materials and Methods :</b> A total of 45 type 2 DM patients with generalized periodontitis were selected ...
Closs Luciane Q - - 2008
Aim: To assess the occurrence, extension, and severity of gingival margin alterations in a sample of youth after orthodontic treatment. Methods: Records from 209 Caucasian adolescents (118 female and 91 male) before and after orthodontic treatment were selected. Patients presented a mean age at the beginning of orthodontic treatment of ...
Sevinc Alper - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a common but nonspecific test that is often used as an indicator of active disease. Infection of dental origin may be responsible for a number of cases in unresolved elevated ESR and fever etiology. Dental sepsis is the one of the potential causes ...
Balevi Ben - - 2008
DESIGN: This was a randomised controlled trial (RCT) in a dental hospital. INTERVENTION: Resin-bonded fixed partial dentures (RBFPD) or removable partial dentures (RPD) were compared. The RBFPD restored 1 occlusal unit, up to but not beyond the second premolar, by means of single pontics cantilevered from single abutments whenever possible. ...
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