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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 ...
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 ...
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