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Poggio Claudio - - 2010
The aim of the present in vitro study was the evaluation of two toothpastes (Sensodyne Pronamel and Biorepair Plus on repairing enamel erosion produced by a soft drink (Coca Cola), using Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM). Fifty extracted human central incisors free of caries were selected and divided in a treatment ...
Solís Carols - - 2011
Background: The goal of this study is to evaluate the degree of staining and clinical efficacy of a chlorhexidine mouthwash with an antidiscoloration system (ADS) versus 0.2% chlorhexidine mouthwash (traditional). Secondary objectives are to evaluate the patient "compliance" factor according to patterns assigned by the clinician and to observe the ...
Sencimen Metin - - 2010
Close proximity of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) to the third molar roots can result in nerve injuries during extraction of third molars. Consequently, it is necessary to determine the relationship of the nerve and roots to avoid damage to the IAN. Computed tomography scans are widely used to determine ...
Corrêa Mônica G - - 2010
Tobacco use is the most significant risk factor of periodontal disease. Clinical evidence has demonstrated that tobacco may negatively influence the results after surgical and non-surgical periodontal therapy. Enamel matrix derivative (EMD) have been used in periodontal regenerative procedures resulting in improvement of clinical parameters. The effect of EMD in ...
Ogihara Shigeki - - 2010
Limited orthodontics are shown to be effective in the correction of infrabony defects. Studies have also demonstrated the efficacy of using enamel matrix derivative (EMD) with demineralized freeze-dried bone allograft (DFDBA) to treat infrabony defects. This study aims to compare the clinical efficacy of limited orthodontics combined with EMD/DFDBA in ...
Yek Emine Cifcibasi - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of metronidazole-amoxicillin combination on clinical and microbiologic parameters in patients with generalized aggressive periodontitis. METHODS: Twenty-eight patients were randomly included. The test group (n = 12) received amoxicillin-metronidazole combination and scaling and root planing; the control group (n = ...
Arun Ramya - - 2010
Epithelial integrity is important for maintenance of periodontal health. It is not fully known if non-surgical periodontal therapy is capable of recreating the epithelial barrier in its functional state. Sixty-five patients (31 males and 34 females) were included in the study. They were divided into group A (healthy gingiva 16 ...
Thakare Kaustubh S - - 2010
Several studies suggested an association between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease (CVD). C- reactive protein is elevated in periodontitis patients and has been found to be a predictor of increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Since, CRP is known to play a role in pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, the present study was ...
Kshitish Durga - - 2010
The development of periodontal disease has been thought to be associated with several restricted members of the oral anaerobic species, such as black-pigmented Porphyromonas species and Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans (Aa), in the subgingival environment. Apart from bacteria, certain viruses and fungi that are associated with periodontal disease are also present in ...
Zucchelli Giovanni - - 2010
BACKGROUND: A method to predetermine the maximum root coverage level (MRC) achievable with surgery was recently presented. The present study evaluates the predictability of such a method by comparing the predetermined MRC with that effectively achieved by means of root coverage surgical procedures. METHODS: A total of 50 patients with ...
Basso Michael Frederico Manzolli - - 2010
This clinical study evaluated the effect of two microwave disinfection protocols at 650 W for 3 minutes (group 1, once a week; group 2, three times a week) on the linear dimensional stability of complete dentures. Measurements were taken across four reference points: before the first microwave disinfection (baseline) and ...
Sigusch Bernd W - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to clinically and microbiologically evaluate the effect of photodynamic therapy (PDT) as a full-mouth procedure in Fusobacterium nucleatum-infected patients with periodontitis. METHODS: In the present study, PDT is administered adjuvantly after scaling and root planing (SRP) to patients with localized chronic periodontitis (LCP). ...
Srinivasan Murali - - 2010
Patients with complete dentures more occasionally neglect their denture and oral health by improper maintenance of dentures, resulting in bad oral and denture hygiene. This may lead to a host of multiple local and systemic problems such as stomatitis, bacterial and fungal infections, reservoirs for distant infections, denture stains and ...
Tsubura Shuichi - - 2010
Nightguard vital bleaching (NGVB) has been applied as a safe and effective bleaching procedure with a wide variety of commercial products consisting of carbamide peroxide-based gels, but there have been few reports on tooth bleaching for tetracycline-stained teeth. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the bleaching effects on ...
Paolantonio Michele - - 2010
This randomized clinical trial compares the outcomes of combination treatment by autogenous periosteal membranes and bone graft versus guided tissue regeneration (GTR) with collagen membranes or open-flap debridement (OFD) only in the treatment of intraosseous defects. Forty-two patients affected by moderate to severe chronic periodontitis were enrolled. Each patient had ...
Andrade Patrícia F - - 2010
The aim of this study is to compare the macro- and microsurgery techniques for root coverage using a coronally positioned flap (CPF) associated with enamel matrix derivative (EMD). Thirty patients were selected for the treatment of localized gingival recessions (GRs) using CPF associated to EMD. Fifteen patients were randomly assigned ...
Zmener Osvaldo - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: This retrospective clinical and radiographic study evaluated the 8-year outcome of one-visit endodontic treatment of root canals filled with gutta-percha and a methacrylate resin-based sealer (EndoREZ). METHODS: From an initial sample size of 180 patients, subsequently 145 and 120 patients were evaluated after 14-18 months and 5 years, respectively. ...
Zucchelli Giovanni - - 2010
AIMS: The aim of this randomized-controlled clinical trial was to compare the patient morbidity and root coverage outcomes of a coronally advanced flap (CAF) with connective tissue (CTG) or de-epithelialized gingival (DGG) grafts. METHODS: Fifty patients with one recession each were treated. In the control group, the CTG was harvested ...
Morozumi Toshiya - - 2010
Transient bacteremia frequently occur secondary to several periodontal procedures. The purpose of the present study is to investigate the effects of irrigation with an essential oil-containing antiseptic (EO) and oral administration of azithromycin (AZM) on bacteremia caused by scaling and root planing (SRP). Thirty patients with chronic periodontitis were randomly ...
El-Sharkawy Hesham - - 2010
Host modulatory therapy has been proposed as a treatment for periodontal diseases. Omega-3 (ω-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), including docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), were shown to have therapeutic anti-inflammatory and protective actions in inflammatory diseases including periodontitis. The goal of this study was to test an innovative ...
Kelbauskiene Solveiga - - 2011
In 30 patients with periodontitis, a total of 278 teeth exhibiting bleeding on probing, subgingival calculus, and a probing depth between 3-6 mm were examined. For each participant, two treatment types were alternatively applied on the contralateral quadrants: scaling and root planing (SRP) as control, and SRP followed by Er,Cr:YSGG laser ...
Gómez Clara - - 2011
In recent years, the use of laser radiation has been investigated as an alternative or adjunctive tool to conventional procedures employed in the treatment of periodontal disease. Various beneficial characteristics of Nd:YAG laser radiation, such as hemostatic and bactericidal effects, might lead to improved treatment outcomes. The objective of the ...
Uludamar Altay - - 2011
This study evaluated. the effect of mouthrinses and tissue conditioner on the clinical findings and microbial flora of 60 patients with Newton's type II denture stomatitis (N2DS) BACKGROUND: Denture stomatitis is a common problem in complete denture wearers. Sixty patients with N2DS were included in this study and divided into ...
Lynch C D - - 2010
AIM: Emergency pulpectomy is frequently performed to relieve pain experienced by patients following acute episodes of endodontic pain, or to limit the risks of infection or possible root resorption following traumatic pulpal exposures. The aim of this study was to examine subsequent patient attendance for completion of root canal treatment ...
Yilmaz Selcuc - - 2010
BACKGROUND: There are still limited data on the outcomes of regenerative periodontal surgery using a combination of an enamel matrix protein derivative (EMD) and autogenous bone (AB). AIM: To evaluate the healing of deep intrabony defects treated with either a combination EMD+AB or EMD alone. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Forty patients ...
Nickles Katrin - - 2010
BACKGROUND: This study clinically evaluates the 10-year results of connective tissue graft (CTG) and guided tissue regeneration (GTR) therapies using bioabsorbable barriers for root coverage (i.e., the reduction of recession depth). METHODS: In 15 patients, 38 Miller Class I and II recessions were treated. Recession defects received a CTG or ...
Al Ibrahim N S - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The concept of constant and low levels of F intra-orally has been applied in dentistry using a controlled release delivery system in different forms of slow-release F intra-oral devices. AIM: To investigate the effect of newly shaped plastic brackets on the level of fluoride released by the devices in ...
Bakal-Weiss Meytal - - 2010
Oral necrobacillosis or lumpy jaw is a common cause of morbidity and mortality affecting captive macropods. This article describes several cases of a new treatment regimen using a sustained release chlorhexidine varnish applied locally to the teeth and the gingivae of two Macropus species, eastern grey kangaroos (Macropus gigantus) from ...
Deppe Herbert - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Maternal periodontitis has been suggested as an important risk factor for preterm low birth weight. The aim of the present observational study was to assess whether full-mouth therapy of periodontitis in pregnant women reduces the risk of preterm low birth weight. METHOD AND MATERIALS: From April 2006 to April ...
Dilsiz Alparslan - - 2010
Root surface biomodification has been used to treat gingival recession and periodontitis. The principle for this procedure is that removing the smear layer from the root surfaces exposes collagen fibers, which leads to improved healing. Clinical studies generally have failed to find any improvement in clinical parameters when using such ...
Dias Guilherme G GG Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. - - 2010
The aim of this study was to verify the efficacy of a programme for dental plaque control in autistics. Patients were evaluated on five occasions over a period of 180 days using the following instruments: OHI-S, DMF-T, the Fonnes brushing technique and diet questionnaire. Participants were divided into two groups ...
Tang B - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Transient sensitivity is the most common side-effect associated with tooth whitening. The purpose of this randomised, controlled clinical study was to determine if a chewing gum containing Recaldent (CPP-ACP) was effective in reducing tooth sensitivity associated with in-office whitening procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Eighty-eight patients were recruited and had ...
Bianchi Giada G Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, - - 2010
Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is associated with a long-term risk of progression to multiple myeloma (MM) or related malignancy. To prevent serious myeloma-related complications, lifelong annual follow-up has been recommended, but its value is unknown. We reviewed all patients from southeastern Minnesota seen at Mayo Clinic between 1973 ...
Pasqualini Damiano - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The study evaluated the efficacy of subsonic agitation of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) in reducing bacterial load in the root canal. METHODS: Root canals of 112 extracted human single-root teeth were preflared using K-Flexofiles (Dentsply Maillefer, Ballaigues, Switzerland) up to #20 and then shaped using ProTaper S1-S2-F1-F2-F3 (Dentsply Maillefer) at ...
Pini-Prato Giovan Paolo - - 2010
AIM: The aim of this long-term study was to compare the clinical outcomes of coronally advanced flap (CAF) alone versus coronally advanced flap plus connective tissue graft (CAF+CTG) in the treatment of multiple gingival recessions using a split-mouth design over 5 years of follow-up. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of ...
Shokouhinejad Noushin - - 2010
The objective of this study was to compare the ex-vivo sealing ability of Resilon/new Epiphany (SE) sealer to that of gutta-percha/AH-Plus following smear layer removal with EDTA or MTAD. One hundred extracted single-rooted human teeth were divided into 4 experimental groups and 2 positive and negative control groups. EDTA was ...
Demling A - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To perform a preliminary study of the short-term effect of fixed, customized lingual orthodontic appliances on periodontal and microbial parameters. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The sample comprised 20 subjects (6 males and 14 females) with a mean age of 22.3 years +/- 8.6 years. Before (T(0)) and 4 weeks after ...
Nakornchai Siriruk - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and radiographic success of 3Mix and Vitapex((R)) for root canal treatment of pulpally involved primary molars. METHODS: Fifty teeth from 37 healthy children aged 3-8 years with pulpally involved primary molars needing root canal procedures were treated with 3Mix ...
Leininger Matthieu - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term clinical predictive value of the periodontal risk assessment diagram surface (PRAS) score and the influence of patient compliance on the treatment outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty subjects suffering from periodontitis were re-examined 6-12 years after the initial diagnosis and ...
Kandaswamy D - - 2010
AIM: To investigate the antimicrobial activity of 2% chlorhexidine gel, propolis, Morinda citrifolia juice (MCJ), 2% povidone Iodine (POV-I), and calcium hydroxide on Enterococcus faecalis-infected root canal dentine at two different depths (200 microm and 400 microm) and three time intervals (day 1, 3 & 5). METHODOLOGY: One hundred and ...
Silva Cléverson O - - 2010
BACKGROUND: This prospective clinical study aims to evaluate the influence of cigarette smoking on free gingival graft (FGG) healing, by assessing FGG dimensional changes and donor-site wound healing. METHODS: Twelve non-smokers and 10 smokers treatment planned for FGG to augment keratinized tissue dimensions in the mandibular incisor area completed the ...
Torres Sérgio Aparecido - - 2010
The aim of this study was to analyze the periodontal parameters of patients with chronic renal failure. The periodontal status of 16 Brazilian patients aged 29 to 53 (41.7 ± 7.2) years with chronic renal failure (CRF) and another matched group of 14 healthy controls with periodontitis was assessed clinically ...
Sarno Giovanna - - 2010
BACKGROUND: In the ABSORB study cohort A the changes in the amount of dense calcium and necrotic core have not been reported in comparison to the prestenting phase; this evaluation could be useful to better clarify the bioabsorption process. Aim of this study was therefore to evaluate the dynamic changes ...
Lopes Beatriz Maria Valério - - 2010
BACKGROUND: This study compared erbium-doped: yttrium, aluminum, and garnet (Er:YAG) laser irradiation (100 mJ/pulse; 10 Hz; 12.9 J/cm(2)) with or without conventional scaling and root planing (SRP) to SRP only for treatment of periodontal pockets. METHODS: Nineteen patients with pockets from 5 to 9 mm were included. In a split-mouth ...
Uludamar Altay - - 2010
Effective cleaning of dentures is important for the maintenance of good oral hygiene for denture stomatitis patients. The in vivo efficacy of three different brands of alkaline peroxide tablets (Polident, Efferdent, and Fittydent) and two mouthwashes (CloSYS II and Corsodyl) to eliminate Candida albicans on dentures was evaluated in this ...
Draper David O - - 2010
ABSTRACT Many trigger point therapies, such as deep pressure massage and injection, are painful. Thermal ultrasound might be a comfortable procedure used to soften trigger points. Our objective was to compare thermal ultrasound with sham ultrasound in the ability to soften trigger points with pretest/posttest repeated-measures design for depth of ...
Loguercio Alessandro D - - 2011
The aim of this clinical trial was to evaluate the effects of application mode on the clinical performance of a two-step etch-and-rinse adhesive in class V cavities over 24 months. Forty patients with at least three similar-sized non-carious cervical lesions participated in this study. A total of 120 restorations with Prime ...
Schmitz Márcia S - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Dens invaginatus is a critical condition for endodontic treatment once it frequently presents a complex internal anatomy and might be associated with incomplete root and apical development. METHODS: Three cases of dens invaginatus with open apex in maxillary lateral incisors are presented. In the first case, apexification with calcium ...
Setzer Frank C - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to evaluate apical transportation of 2 rotary file systems and 2 hybrid rotary instrumentation sequences. METHODS: One hundred twenty-four mesiobuccal canals of extracted molars were instrumented by 4 nickel-titanium rotary sequences. Group PF (n = 32) was instrumented with ProFile Series 29 to ...
Gupta M - - 2010
BACKGROUND: This study was designed to compare 2% sodium fluoride (NaF) iontophoresis with other cavity liners. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study was carried out in 30 patients in the age group 10-14 years with bilateral carious permanent first molars. The study evaluated the use of 2% NaF iontophoresis as a ...
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