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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 ...
Ferreira M - - 2010
Cryopreservation of ovarian tissue is known to affect follicular survival. Several variables may be responsible for this. Little attention has focused on the effect of the size of the fragment to be cryopreserved. This study was conducted to assess the effect of the size of the tissue on follicular histology ...
McGuire Michael K - - 2008
BACKGROUND: This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of a tissue-engineered skin product composed of viable neonatal keratinocytes and fibroblasts and compared it to a free gingival graft (FGG) in a procedure to enhance keratinized tissue (KT) and wound healing around teeth that do not require root coverage. METHODS: Twenty-five ...
Gunay Husamettin - - 2008
The aim of this clinical study was to evaluate the coverage of gingival recession defects with enamel matrix derivatives (EMD) with or without a connective tissue graft (CTG). Twenty-five patients (16 female, 9 male) from 16 to 58 years of age (mean: 32.2; SD: 11.2) with 92 gingival recessions (Miller ...
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 ...
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