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Schlueter N - - 2010
The aim of this study was to evaluate the implementation of the modified Bass technique (MBT) and a brushing sequence using different instruction methods. Ninety-nine participants, aged 19-42, were randomly assigned to one of three groups (control group: no instruction; leaflet instruction group: verbal instruction using a leaflet; and demonstration ...
Frankenberger Roland - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to clinically evaluate the suitability of Definite Multibond and Definite ormocer resin composite for luting of Cergogold glass ceramic inlays in a two-center trial involving two dentists. METHODS: Thirty-nine patients received 98 Cergogold inlays with at least one inlay luted with Definite ...
Desai Pranav - - 2009
The objective of this project was to evaluate the safety of various intracanal irrigation systems by measuring the apical extrusion of irrigant. Twenty-two single canal, extracted mature teeth were instrumented and secured through the lid of a scintillation vial to collect apically extruded irrigant. A precision syringe pump delivered controlled ...
Cairo Francesco - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Generally, esthetic outcomes following root-coverage procedures are not assessed. This article proposes a score for evaluating the esthetic outcome following root-coverage surgery. METHODS: Thirty-one patients with Miller Class I and II recession defects treated with root-coverage procedures were evaluated. Esthetic outcomes were assessed using the root coverage esthetic score ...
Zucchelli G - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The role of vigorous root planing in the surgical treatment of gingival recession was recently questioned. The aim of the present randomized controlled split-mouth clinical study was to compare the effectiveness, in terms of root coverage, of hand and ultrasonic root instrumentation in combination with a coronally advanced flap ...
Chambrone Leandro - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this systematic review were (1) to evaluate results obtained with different periodontal plastic surgery procedures in the treatment of multiple recession-type defects and (2) to assess differences in results from randomized controlled trials and other types of studies (i.e., controlled clinical trials and case series). MATERIALS ...
Ortega-Sánchez Bárbara - - 2009
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to establish the midterm prognosis of periapical surgery by use of the ultrasound technique, comparing a scale obtained by image analysis with the success rates according to other prognostic scales. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A clinical follow-up study was performed between September 2004 and ...
Lai S M L SM Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. - - 2009
To evaluate the adjunctive effect of a low-power He-Ne laser in the non-surgical periodontal treatment of patients with moderate to advanced chronic periodontitis. Laser applications in dental treatment are now more common in the literature. However, limited data are available on the potential effects of the low-power laser as an ...
Boscato Noéli - - 2010
The aim of this study was to evaluate if the use of a varnish on a tissue conditioner would affect biofilm adhesion. After the surgery has been performed, before the delivery of a complete denture, it is often necessary to use materials such as tissue conditioners on the surgical wound. ...
Kothiwale Shaila V - - 2009
The purpose of the present study was to clinically and radiographically evaluate and compare the efficacy of demineralized freeze dried bone allograft (DFDBA) and bovine derived xenogenic bone graft (BDX) [Bio-Oss] with amniotic membrane (AM) as guided tissue regeneration (GTR) in the treatment of human periodontal Grade II buccal furcation ...
Kirsten Giovanna A - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the influence of reservoirs on the gingival mucosa of patients submitted to at-home bleaching with 16% carbamide peroxide. METHOD AND MATERIALS: Nineteen nonsmoking male patients, 18 to 25 years of age, were submitted to home bleaching with a 16% carbamide peroxide gel for 2 consecutive hours for ...
Wang Fu - - 2009
This study aimed to compare the surface roughness of a novel dental porcelain following different polishing procedures. One hundred twenty Imagine Reflex porcelain disks were prepared and randomly assigned into six groups according to different treatments: Group 1: CeraMaster polishing system (CP); Group 2: CP + diamond polishing paste (DP); ...
Grande Nicola M - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate whether custom modification resulting in an anatomically shaped post and whether the span/diameter ratio (L/D) would affect the mechanical properties of fiber-reinforced composite posts. METHODS: Preformed glass-fiber posts (Group 1) and modified glass-fiber posts (Group 2) and glass-fiber rods (Groups 3 and 4) (n=20) were loaded to ...
Garrocho-Rangel Arturo - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: The aim was to compare the clinical and radiographic efficacy of enamel matrix derivative and self-hardening calcium hydroxide as direct pulp capping materials on decayed primary molars, with observation periods of 1, 6, and 12 months. STUDY DESIGN: A clinical, randomized, controlled trial was performed, following the "split-mouth" design. ...
Leknes Knut N - - 2009
BACKGROUND: This study examined the clinical efficacy of enamel matrix derivative (EMD) and bioactive ceramic filler (BCF) in the treatment of intrabony periodontal defects and evaluated factors influencing the treatment outcome. METHODS: Thirteen chronic periodontitis patients, 41 to 74 years of age, who had two proximal intrabony defects in different ...
Aroca Sofia - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to determine whether the addition of an autologous platelet-rich fibrin clot (PRF) to a modified coronally advanced flap (MCAF) (test group) would improve the clinical outcome compared to an MCAF alone (control group) for the treatment of multiple gingival recessions. METHODS: Twenty subjects, ...
Kamma Joanna J - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: The aim was to compare the effect of scaling and root planing (SRP) alone, diode laser treatment (LAS) alone, and SRP combined with LAS (SRP + LAS) on clinical and microbial parameters in patients with aggressive periodontitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty patients with aggressive periodontitis were assessed for plaque, ...
Monaco Giuseppe - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate the influence of 2 different flap designs on periodontal healing and postoperative complications, after inferior third molar removal in young patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Twenty-four mandibular third molars were extracted from 12 patients with an average age of 16 years. Patients were included in the study when ...
Schlee Markus - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate aesthetic and patient satisfaction after tooth extraction using a bone substitute (and soft tissue grafting when tissue thickness was lacking) under a pontic to preserve the alveolar ridge for aesthetic purposes. The contralateral natural tooth acted as internal control. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All patients with at least ...
Dorfer Christof E - - 2009
AIM: To evaluate gingival recession changes after six months of brushing with an oscillating-rotating power toothbrush (PT) or an ADA reference manual toothbrush (MT). METHODS AND MATERIALS: Healthy subjects with pre-existing recession were assigned to brush with either a PT (n=55) or an ADA reference MT (n=54) according to a ...
Funosas Esteban R - - 2009
The treatment of chronic periodontitis consists of conventional mechanical debridement and removal of plaque and calculus'. Topical NSAIDs could be used to complement the therapy as an adjunct to resolve the inflammatory process and clinical signs of the disease more rapidly. A randomized clinical trial was performed on 33 systemically ...
Trnovec Svorad - - 2009
So far, little attention has been paid to the biomechanical aspects of decompressive craniectomy. The brain tissue deformation occurring in these patients is difficult to quantify. Twenty-six patients suffering from a large bone defect after craniectomy were examined in supine position. The third ventricle's axial diameter was measured by transcranial ...
Lim Jimie Siew Mei - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Conventional methods for writing case notes detailing the progress of oral lichen planus (OLP), a precancerous condition that requires long-term surveillance, is both time-consuming and tedious for the busy clinician. OBJECTIVES: To design and perform a simple surveillance on OLP patients based on colour-coded topography mouth maps (TMM). MATERIALS ...
Sköld-Larsson Kerstin - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of a new formula of a chlorhexidine-thymol varnish on mutans streptococci (MS) colonization and fissure caries development. METHODS: The study group consisted of 58 healthy adolescents (12-17 years old) undergoing orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances. A double-blind split-mouth design was applied, and 116 pairs of ...
Andrade Acevedo Roberto - - 2009
AIM: The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a mouthwash containing Triclosan and Gantrez in the reduction of bacterial biofilm and gingivitis. METHODS AND MATERIALS: Thirty patients were assigned to control and experimental groups. The visible plaque index and the marginal bleeding index were determined ...
Vieira Esio de Oliveira Ede - - 2009
The aim of this study was to clinically evaluate the use of alloderm to increase the width of attached gingiva. Nine patients were selected. The inclusion criteria were: attached gingiva smaller than 1 mm; Miller's class I and II gingival recession; patients able to attend control dental appointments; absence of ...
Novák Tibor - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the role of periodontal treatment (PT) in the prevention of preterm delivery (PD). METHODS: A comparative prospective study of two groups of pregnant women with threatening PD was carried out at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the University of Szeged: group A (n = 39) ...
Auschill Thorsten M - - 2009
Despite improvements in composite treatments over the past decade, postoperative sensitivity still remains a problem. Therefore, this clinical study evaluated the appearance of postoperative sensitivity after composite treatments and the stimuli that may have caused it. A total of 600 teeth in 231 patients was included in this study. All ...
Peric Tamara - - 2009
Objective. The purpose of this study was to make a clinical comparison of the chemomechanical method for caries removal and the conventional rotary instruments technique when used in children and adolescents. Material and Methods. The study comprised 120 patients aged 3-17 years randomized into two groups: caries were removed chemomechanically ...
Braga M M - - 2009
PURPOSE: This study's purpose was to test silver diammine fluoride (SDF) in arresting incipient occlusal caries in erupting permanent first molars and to compare it with other approaches. METHODS: Sixty-six first erupting permanent molars were randomly divided into 3 groups: cross tooth-brushing technique (CTT), application of SDF, and glass ionomer ...
Matarasso Sergio - - 2009
Cyclic Neutropenia (CN) is characterized by recurrent infections, fever, oral ulcerations, and severe periodontitis as result of the reduced host defences. The previous studies have established the effectiveness of recombinant granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (GCSF) to increase the number and the function of neutrophils in the peripheral blood in this disease. ...
Rodrigues Jonas Almeida - - 2009
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the indirect instruction and the influence of the periodic reinforcement on the plaque index in schoolchildren. Forty schoolchildren aged from 7 to 9 years old were selected from a public school. After determining the initial O'Leary Plaque Index all ...
Makedonas Dimitrios - - 2009
The aim of this study was to investigate, describe and analyse how the problem of root resorption is handled in a large orthodontic clinic and if these approaches were in accordance with the recommendations and guidelines described in the literature, and to estimate the prevalence of root resorption found in ...
Oteo Calatayud Jesús - - 2009
Objective. The objective was to compare the clinical efficacy of two different tooth bleaching protocols after 1 and 2 weeks of treatment with an over-the-counter paint-on gel containing 6% hydrogen peroxide. Material and methods. Sixteen volunteer patients (minimum shade A2 or darker on maxillary teeth) were selected to participate in ...
Kilda Art??ras - - 2009
The objective of this study was to evaluate sternovertebral distance and the chest wall deformation after Nuss procedure. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Anteroposterior and lateral chest radiographs were performed before Nuss procedure, 1, 6, and 12 months after operation and finally 1 month after bar removal. Sternovertebral distance and transversal chest ...
Pinto Cristiane Franco - - 2009
This study evaluated the effect of 10% carbamide peroxide (CP) bleaching on Knoop surface microhardness (KHN) and morphology of sound enamel and enamel with early artificial caries lesions (CL) after pH-cycling model (pHcm). Human dental enamel blocks were randomly divided into 6 groups (n=10): 1 - sound enamel bleached (S) ...
Haffajee Anne D - - 2009
The purpose of the present investigation was to determine if antimicrobial mouthrinses with different formulations could affect the composition of the subgingival microbiota and clinical parameters of adjacent tissues in periodontal maintenance subjects. One-hundred and sixteen subjects, who had been treated for chronic periodontitis and were in a maintenance program, ...
Latha Tella Asha - - 2009
The purpose of this case study was to evaluate the success and predictability of a rotated papillary pedicle graft in combination with the coronally advanced flap using surgical loupe (2.5X magnification) for the treatment of Miller's class I gingival recession. Fifteen systemically healthy patients with isolated gingival recession underwent the ...
Milgrom Peter - - 2009
This communication reports an outcomes evaluation of the Pacific Islands Early Childhood Caries Prevention Project. The evaluation includes children in three conditions: a) topical fluoride varnish three times per school year; b) varnish plus twice-per-day toothbrushing; and c) intervention 2 plus three-times-per-day xylitol containing gummy bear snacks at school and ...
von Arx Thomas T Department of Oral Surgery and Stomatology, School of Dental Medicine University of Bern, Switzerland. - - 2009
The present study evaluated gingival recession 1 year following apical surgery of 70 maxillary anterior teeth (central and lateral incisors, canines, and first premolars). A visual assessment of the mid-facial aspect of the gingival level and of papillary heights of treated teeth was carried out using photographs taken at pre-treatment ...
Shirmohammadi Adileh - - 2009
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of autogenous bone graft (ABG) with and without autogenous periodontal ligament graft (PDLG) in the management of human two-wall intrabony periodontal defects. Twenty-six similar two-wall intrabony periodontal defects with >or=5 mm probing depths and >or=3 mm depths of intrabony ...
Steindler Piero - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate B-scan echography for the assessment of lacrimal sac (LS) in pediatric epiphora secondary to congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO), and to verify its predictive role in functional efficacy of nasolacrimal duct probing. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Thirty-nine eyes of 23 consecutive children, treated with a single probing for ...
Yahalom Ran - - 2008
A protocol was created for prospective margin status evaluation of patients with Oral SCC. Margins are evaluated intra- and post-operatively during three stages. Patients were divided into three groups: group 1 in which one margins were sampled randomly, group 2 with frozen sections taken from the surgical bed and 3 ...
Ghezzi Carlo - - 2008
In this consecutive series, 14 patients with severe intrabony defects and pathologic tooth migration were treated with guided tissue regeneration (GTR) and subsequent orthodontic therapy in an attempt to evaluate the validity of this multidisciplinary approach. Probing pocket depths (PPD), clinical attachment levels (CAL), and gingival recessions were assessed at ...
Hoidal Matt J - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Beneficial clinical effects have been demonstrated with the addition of enamel matrix derivative (EMD) to demineralized freeze-dried bone allograft (DFDBA) compared to EMD alone. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of DFDBA combined with EMD compared to DFDBA alone in the treatment of intraosseous defects ...
M Tavakoli; DDS Assistant ...
Abstract Introduction: Considering the role of host inflammatory response in progression of periodontal destruction confirms the host tissue modulation. Piascledin is one of the most medicines decreases periodontal disease symptoms. The aim of this study was evaluating of clinical effects of this herbal medicine in the treatment of chronic periodontitis. ...
Shearer Jane - - 2009
Innovations in periradicular surgery for failed treatment of orthograde root canal disease have been well-documented. We know of no prospective studies that have compared success rates of conventional methods with these presumed advances. In this prospective randomised trial we compare the use of an ultrasonic retrotip with a microhead bur ...
Machtei Eli E - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate and compare the effect of nonsurgical periodontal therapy in conjunction with 2 different antibacterial agents on clinical and immunological parameters in aggressive periodontitis (AgP) patients. METHOD AND MATERIALS: Thirty-one AgP patients underwent clinical examination that included plaque index (PI), gingival index (GI), probing pocket depth (PPD), and ...
Zietek M - - 2008
Regenerative treatment of periodontally damaged teeth is a demanding task. Advantages which comes with use of biomaterials are mainly connected with fact that traditional, surgical treatment protocols often do not lead to bone regeneration. The aim of this research was to evaluate clinical and radiological effectiveness of surgical periodontal treatment ...
de Almeida Juliano Milanezi - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate histologically and histometrically the influence of photodynamic therapy (PDT) as an adjuvant treatment on induced periodontitis in rats with diabetes. METHODS: Two hundred forty rats were divided evenly into two groups: non-diabetic (ND; n = 120) and alloxan diabetic (D; n ...
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