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Novaes Arthur Belém AB - - 2008
The aim of this presentation was to discuss the effectiveness of the acellular dermal matrix in root coverage therapy and in alveolar ridge augmentation, based on three controlled randomized clinical trials conducted by our research team (Novaes Jr et al., 2001; Barros et al., 2005; Luczyszyn et al., 2005). The ...
Harnack L - - 2009
The aim of this prospective controlled randomized clinical trial was to evaluate the additional effect of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in attachment gain. Twenty-two patients showing contralateral intrabony defects were included. Defects were randomized to beta-TCP (Cerasorb) in combination with PRP (test) or alone (control). Probing pocket depth (PPD), clinical attachment ...
Cairo Francesco - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The treatment of buccal gingival recessions is a common requirement due to aesthetic concern or root sensitivity. The aim of this manuscript was to systematically review the literature on coronally advanced flap (CAF) alone or in combination with tissue grafts, barrier membranes (BM), enamel matrix derivative (EMD) or other ...
Lang Niklaus P - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: To assess the clinical and microbiological effects of full-mouth debridement with (FMD) and without the use of antiseptics [full-mouth scaling and root planing (FMSRP)] in comparison with conventional staged debridement (CSD) in patients with chronic periodontitis after at least 6 months. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The search in MEDLINE (PubMed), ...
Bhatavadekar Neel B - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Enamel matrix derivative (EMD) has an extensive documentation of use in the treatment of periodontal defects. Digital volume tomography (DVT) has been in use in dental medicine since the late 1990s, with a major advantage of decreased radiation and cost-effectiveness compared to conventional computed tomography (CT). To the best ...
Orsini Marco - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Many clinical investigations have demonstrated the benefits of different regenerative approaches in the treatment of infrabony defects. The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the results obtained with the combination of autogenous bone grafting plus calcium sulfate and to compare this outcome with the results obtained using autogenous ...
Taschieri S - - 2008
The purpose of this prospective, randomized, clinical study was to monitor the outcome of periradicular surgery, in which either a surgical microscope or an endoscope was used as a magnification device. A total of 113 teeth in 70 patients were included in the study, according to specific selection criteria. The ...
Siqueira José F JF - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: This study investigated the long-term (1-4 years) outcome of the endodontic treatment of teeth with apical periodontitis lesions performed by undergraduate students using a defined antimicrobial protocol. STUDY DESIGN: Treatment protocol included a crown-down instrumentation technique, apical enlargement to predetermined sizes and apical level, irrigation with 2.5% sodium hypochlorite, ...
Braun Andreas - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess the effect of adjunctive antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) in chronic periodontitis. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Twenty patients with untreated chronic periodontitis were included. All teeth received periodontal treatment comprising scaling and root planing. Using a split-mouth design, two quadrants (test group) were ...
Pretzl Bernadette - - 2008
BACKGROUND: A 10-year follow-up study was conducted to clinically evaluate the long-term results after guided tissue regeneration (GTR) therapy of infrabony defects using non-resorbable and bioabsorbable barriers. METHODS: Twelve pairs of contralateral infrabony defects were treated in 12 subjects with advanced periodontitis. Within each subject, one defect received a non-resorbable ...
Sculean Anton A Department of Periodontology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. - - 2008
Surgery utilizing an enamel matrix protein derivative (EMD) or guided tissue regeneration (GTR) has been shown to promote periodontal regeneration. To evaluate the 10-year results following treatment with EMD, GTR, EMD+GTR, and open flap debridement (OFD). Thirty-eight patients out of an initial group of 56 participants were treated with one ...
Remya V - - 2008
AIM: The purpose of this study was to assess the success and predictability of root coverage and esthetics obtained with free gingival grafts (FGGs) in the treatment of early class III gingival recessions for a period of 12 months. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ten patients contributed to 12 sites, each with ...
de Souza Sérgio Luís Scombatti - - 2008
Different techniques have been proposed for the treatment of gingival recession. This study compared the clinical results of gingival recession treatment using a subepithelial connective tissue graft and an acellular dermal matrix allograft. Seven patients with bilateral Miller class I or II gingival recession were selected. Twenty-six recessions were treated ...
Lopes Beatriz M V - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Recently, the erbium-doped:yttrium, aluminum, and garnet (Er:YAG) laser has been used for periodontal therapy. This study compared 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 the treatment of periodontal pockets affected with chronic periodontitis. METHODS: ...
Trairatvorakul Chutima - - 2008
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to compare clinical and radiographic success rates of zinc oxide-eugenol cement (ZOE) vs calcium hydroxide/iodoform paste (Vitapex) in pulpectomized primary molars at 6 and 12 months. METHODS: Fifty-four mandibular primary molars from 42 children (average age 5.6 +/- 1.2 years) that met the ...
Bahrololoomi Zahra - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Vital pulpotomy is a single-stage procedure defined as the surgical amputation of the coronal portion of exposed vital pulp, usually as a means of preserving the vitality and function of the remaining radicular portion. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and radiographic success rates ...
Forgeard Caroline - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) is diagnosed in 4% to 10% of directional vacuum-assisted stereotactic biopsies (DVABs) performed for microcalcifications. Since the underestimation rate varies from 7% to 36%, surgical excision is still recommended, although some authors have tried to identify a subset of patients who can be spared surgery. ...
Chambrone Leandro - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: The objective of this systematic review was to answer the following question: 'Can subepithelial connective tissue grafts (SCTG) be considered the gold standard procedure in the treatment of recession-type defects?' DATA AND SOURCE: An electronic search (MEDLIINE, EMBASE and CENTRAL) for randomized controlled clinical trials with at least 6 ...
Lucarotti P S K - - 2009
AIM: This paper describes the database used to assess the survival of indirect restorations and presents general data on survival of these restorations. METHODS: Data, based on the complete attendance and treatment history, over the 11 years from 1991 to 2001, of a statistically representative sample of 23,165 General Dental ...
Lecio Giovana - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate the influence of a triclosan-polydimethylsiloxane-containing gel when used as an adjunct to scaling and root planing on the treatment of chronic periodontal disease. METHODS: A 3-month, double-blind, randomized parallel design clinical trial was performed in 20 subjects with chronic periodontitis. The subjects, presenting at least three anterior ...
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 ...
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