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Dolanmaz Dogan - - 2009
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of coronectomy for teeth whose root apices are very close to the inferior alveolar canal. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The 43 patients of this study needed removal of their lower third molar, whose root apices were very close to the ...
Abolfazli Nader - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The objective of this study was to compare the 24 month results of coronally advanced flap + enamel matrix derivates (EMD+CAF) and CAF+ connective tissue graft (CTG+CAF) in the treatment of Miller Class I recession defects. METHODS: Twelve patients with bilateral gingival recessions were treated with EMD+CAF or CTG+CAF. ...
Byun Ho-Young - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Most clinicians adopt two versions of the subepithelial connective tissue graft (SCTG) procedure, SCTG with or without the epithelial collar on the graft combined with a coronally advanced flap (CAF). However, limited evidence is available to determine whether a retained epithelial collar on an SCTG is needed for a ...
Ribeiro Daniela Garcia - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of two different preventive oral hygiene education and motivation programmes on the plaque and gingival index, as well as denture hygiene of patients provided with removable partial denture (RPD) during a 12-month follow-up. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of ...
Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, Florida33647, USA. - - 2009
Repeat probing of the nasolacrimal duct is one treatment option for children with persistent symptoms of nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) following an initial probing. The authors conducted a prospective, multicenter study in which 20 subjects age 6 to <48 months underwent a repeat probing for symptomatic NLDO and had follow-up ...
Cortelli Sheila Cavalca - - 2009
This longitudinal study evaluated the response to periodontal treatment by subjects infected with either JP2 (n = 25) or non-JP2 (n = 25) Aggregatibacter (Actinobacillus) actinomycetemcomitans. Participants were treated during the first 4 months by receiving (i) scaling and root planing, (ii) systemic antibiotic therapy, and (iii) periodontal surgery. Probing ...
Williamson Anne E - - 2009
This study evaluated the ability of a resin-based system (Resilon/Epiphany) and gutta-percha/sealer with warm vertical or cold lateral compaction to prevent coronal leakage. A polymicrobial suspension in a dual-chamber model was used. Seventy extracted maxillary incisors were prepared, divided into 4 groups, and obturated: Group 1, lateral compaction/gutta-percha/AH Plus; Group ...
Ranjitkar Sarbin - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: In addition to its role as a remineralizing agent in preventing dental caries, recent evidence has shown that casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) can protect teeth against erosion. The aim of this study was to determine whether CPP-ACP could reduce enamel wear rates under severe erosive conditions simulating heavy ...
Santamaria Mauro Pedrine - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate the 2-year follow-up success of the treatment of gingival recession associated with non-carious cervical lesions by a coronally advanced flap (CAF) alone or in combination with a resin-modified glass ionomer restoration (CAF+R). MATERIAL AND METHODS: Sixteen patients with bilateral Miller Class ...
Vidal Fábio - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Recent epidemiologic studies suggest that inflammation is the link between periodontal diseases and cardiovascular complications. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of non-surgical periodontal treatment on plasma levels of inflammatory markers (interleukin [IL]-6, C-reactive protein [CRP], and fibrinogen) in patients with severe periodontitis and refractory arterial hypertension. METHODS: ...
Kirakozova Anna - - 2009
This study investigated the effect of potent intracanal corticosteroids on periodontal healing of replanted avulsed teeth and evaluated the systemic absorption of these corticosteroids. Sixty-seven extracted dog premolar roots were randomly assigned to one of the following groups: groups 1-3 filled with gutta-percha and replanted immediately and after 40 and ...
Garcia de Paula-Silva Francisco Wanderley - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to compare the favorable outcome of root canal treatment determined by periapical radiographs (PRs) and cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans. Ninety-six roots of dogs' teeth were used to form four groups (n= 24). In group 1, root canal treatments were performed in healthy ...
Graziani Filippo - - 2009
AIM: To determine if the adjunctive use of intra-muscular neridronate (NE) during non-surgical periodontal treatment (PT) provides, in patients with generalized chronic periodontitis (GCP), adjunctive benefits as compared with PT alone 3 months after the completion of a 3-month NE therapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Sixty GCP healthy patients were randomly ...
Gani Dhruva Kumar - - 2009
The aim of the present study was to investigate systemic levels of inflammatory markers of cardiovascular diseases like C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 in patients with chronic periodontitis, in comparison to periodontally healthy individuals. A total of 42 individuals, both males and females above the age of 30 years, were included ...
Gopinath V - - 2009
Adjunctive therapy with locally delivered antimicrobials has resulted in improved clinical outcomes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of locally administered minocycline microspheres (Arestin) in the treatment of chronic periodontitis. A total of 60 sites from 15 patients in the age group of 35-50 ...
Gupta Ira - - 2009
The evaluation of gingival margin position (GMP) plays a vital role in periodontal therapy and is critical in esthetic/plastic surgical procedures revolving around restorative dentistry. Comparative evaluations of GMP measurements in various periodontal therapies are scarce. Thus, the objectives of this study are to measure the alteration in the gingival ...
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 ...
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