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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 ...
Buchmann Rainer - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the short-term effects of nonsurgical therapy (scaling and root planing, SRP) on the subgingival microbiota in chronic (CP) and aggressive (AP) periodontal disease. METHOD AND MATERIALS: Ninety-seven CP and AP subjects underwent full-mouth SRP on 2 consecutive days. AP patients were randomly assigned to either receive systemic ...
Jhaveri Hiral M - - 2010
BACKGROUND: One of the most common esthetic concerns associated with periodontal tissues is gingival recession. There are multiple periodontal plastic surgery approaches documented in the literature for the treatment of such defects. With the tremendous advances being made in periodontal science and technology, tissue engineering could be considered among the ...
Chambrone Leandro - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this review is to evaluate the effectiveness of different root-coverage procedures in the treatment of recession-type defects. METHODS: The Cochrane Oral Health Group Trials Register, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE, and EMBASE were searched for entries up to October 2008. There were no restrictions ...
Groome Lynn J - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: We present a conceptual framework for approaching reducing excessive patient wait time in an outpatient setting. We hypothesized that statistical process control techniques can be used to identify extremes in waiting time; root cause analysis can be used to identify specific delay causes; and minimizing the contribution of the ...
Santana Ronaldo B - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Several procedures have been reported for the surgical correction of gingival recession (GR), including the laterally positioned flap (LPF) and the coronally advanced flap (CAF), performed as single- or two-stage procedures without or with, respectively, the preceding placement and healing of a free gingival graft. The objective of the ...
Yilmaz Y - - 2010
AIM: To evaluate fissure sealants based on Bis-GMA [Fissurit F (FF) and Fissurit FX (FFX)], compomer [Dyract Seal (DS)] and ormocer [Admira Seal (AS)] with respect to retention, marginal integrity and presence of caries after a 2-year period of follow-up. METHODS: 80 children aged 7-13 years (mean age: 9.4 + ...
Shirakata Yoshinori - - 2010
AIM: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of a basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) candidate treatment on periodontal healing in two-wall intrabony defects in dogs. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Two-wall intrabony defects (5 x 5 x 5 mm) were created surgically on the distal and mesial ...
Chandra Saurabh S - - 2010
The aim of this in vitro study was to evaluate the efficacy of 5.25% sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), 2% chlorhexidine gluconate (CHX), and 17% EDTA as a final irrigant with and without the inclusion of an antifungal agent (1% clotrimazole) on Candida albicans. Sixty-five single-rooted instrumented and inoculated with a suspension ...
Goto Fumiyki - - 2010
Sho-saiko-to-ka-kikyo-sekko (TJ-109) is composed of 9 herbs (gypsum, Bupleurum root, Pinellia tuber, Scutellaria root, Platycodon root, jujube fruit, ginseng root, Glycyrrhiza root, and ginger rhizome). It is a folk medicine that has been used to treat pharyngitis or acute tonsillitis. The efficacy of TJ-109 for treating patients with chronic tonsillitis ...
Fujimoto Nobukazu - - 2010
PURPOSE: The asbestos-related problems caused much social concern; however, no large-scale study was conducted about clinical features of MM in Japan. Patients with MM who have a history of occupational asbestos exposure (AE) are provided worker's compensation in Japan. However, only about 10% of MM cases were actually claimed and ...
Casarin Renato Corr?a Viana - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Mechanical instrumentation is fundamental to periodontal treatment. However, independent of the instrument used in scaling, an immediate attachment loss occurs at the bottom of the periodontal pocket. This study aimed to determine the influence of tip diameter on attachment loss and the influence of attachment loss on the periodontal ...
Borges Alessandra Bühler - - 2010
This study evaluated the influence of bleaching gel pH, the effect of applying remineralizing gels after bleaching and the effect of artificial saliva on enamel microhardness. Seventy bovine incisors were divided into three groups: Group 1 (n=10) received no bleaching procedure (control); Group 2 was bleached with a 35% hydrogen ...
Bhuva B - - 2010
AIM: To compare the efficacy of passive ultrasonic irrigation with 1% sodium hypochlorite, with that of conventional syringe irrigation with 1% sodium hypochlorite, on intraradicular Enterococcus faecalis biofilms in extracted single-rooted human teeth. METHODOLOGY: Biofilms of E. faecalis (strain OMGS 3202) were grown on the prepared root canal walls of ...
Nogueira-Filho Getulio R - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO2) as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP) in the treatment of severe cases of chronic periodontitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In 20 patients diagnosed with severe generalized chronic periodontitis (pockets>7mm) with bleeding on probing, SRP was rendered in all ...
Romanos Georgios E - - 2010
In recent years, the combination of laser light and photosensitizer known as photodynamic therapy (PDT) has been used in periodontal therapy. However, there are not enough clinical studies to fully evaluate the effects of PDT on the periodontal tissues. This microbiological study examined the effects of PDT on the periodontal ...
Marques Leandro Silva - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Our aims in this study were to assess the prevalence of severe root resorption and identify possible associations in orthodontic patients treated with the edgewise method. METHODS: The sample included 1049 patients who had periapical radiographs taken for all incisors before and after treatment. The radiographs were examined by ...
Thorat Manojkumar S - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The initial study has reported the increased level of oncostatin M (OSM) in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) of chronic periodontitis patients, and no study has reported its level in gingivitis patients. Therefore, the present study has been carried out to measure the level of OSM in gingival crevicular fluid ...
Jansen M D - - 2010
A cohort study was initiated in the spring of 2006 to investigate epidemiological aspects and pathogenesis of salmonid alphavirus (SAV) subtype 3 infections and pancreas disease (PD). The aims were to assess involvement of the freshwater production phase, the extent and frequency of subclinical infections and to follow PD-affected populations ...
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