Injury to the mandibular nerve (MN) branches may cause pain and irregular occlusal movement during mastication after mandibular dental treatments. Growing evidence indicates that the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) plays […]» Read more
Our aim was to explore potential medical or dental indicators associated with dental complications and the utilization of emergency services in sickle cell disease (SCD), especially that clinical reports on […]» Read more
A micromorphological/microbiological pilot study assessing three methods for the maintenance of the implant patient.
The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of the ultrasonic piezoelectric inserts of EMS Steel Tip A, EMS Peek, and IS-TiP-STS-3E© in reducing peri-implant bacterial […]» Read more
Infections after implant placement are the main reasons for the failure of implant treatments. The present study aimed to evaluate the antibacterial effects of nanocurcumin inside the implant fixture against […]» Read more
Evaluating the morphological features of the lateral pterygoid insertion into the medial surface of the condylar process.
The lateral pterygoid is vital in coordinating multidimensional jaw movements. Since a vector in three-dimensional (3D) space is defined by two 3D points, the role of the lateral pterygoid in […]» Read more
Evaluation of the quality of life and satisfaction in patients using complete dentures versus mandibular overdentures. Systematic review and meta-analysis.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes edentulism as a physical impairment that results in a negative impact in the daily activities.The study aimed to compare the satisfaction and the quality […]» Read more
Significant inequalities in caries distribution among children in Germany have been reported, but small-scale areas remain understudied.To examine spatio-temporal trends in children’s dental caries at the small-area level in Berlin-Mitte.Routinely […]» Read more
To assess the relationship between oral health knowledge and oral health related quality of life among older adults with different ethnicities living in San Bernardino County, California. There is a […]» Read more
An impossible choice: MRONJ vs ORN? The difficulties of the decision-making process for head and neck cancer patients on long-term anti-angiogenic medication.
With increasing medical complexity of patients, including the widespread use of bisphosphonates and the increased incidence in head and neck cancer diagnosis, there are ever more difficult decisions to be […]» Read more
Introduction Antibiotic resistance is a global problem driven by unnecessary antibiotic use. Between 25 March-8 June 2020, COVID-19 restrictions severely reduced access to dentistry in England. Dental practices were instructed […]» Read more
Introduction With an emphasis on good grades and a high level of performance, studying dentistry can be stressful and may attract a greater number of students with perfectionist strivings. Prolonged […]» Read more
Background and aim There is little available material relating to the quality of continuing professional development for dental professionals and no studies to investigate whether dental foundation training (DFT) is […]» Read more
Introduction The United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020. Brexit will impact many sectors of the economy, including the dental sector.Methods and analysis This policy […]» Read more
For the first time in the history of periodontics, the production of lipid bodies by monocytes was assessed from blood of patients with periodontitis in comparison to systemically healthy individuals. […]» Read more
Introduction Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 through aerosol has been suggested, particularly in the presence of highly concentrated aerosols in enclosed environments. It is accepted that aerosols are produced during a range […]» Read more
Introduction External high-volume extraction (HVE) devices may offer a way to reduce any aerosol particulate generated.Aims The aim of this study was to measure the particle count during dental aerosol […]» Read more
A study to assess the prevalence of unintentional paracetamol overdose among patients presenting in dental pain in primary care.
Introduction Paracetamol is a very commonly used medication for the treatment of dental pain in the UK. Our study aimed to assess patient awareness of maximum doses and investigate the […]» Read more
Comparing endocrown restorations on permanent molars and premolars: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Objectives The objective of this systematic review was to evaluate the success of endocrown restorations on molars in comparison with endocrown restorations on premolars.Registration number The methodology for this review […]» Read more
Municipality-Level Characteristics Associated with Very Low to Good Quality of Water Fluoridation in São Paulo State, Brazil, in 2015.
Community water fluoridation (CWF) is a measure of recognized importance due to its effectiveness in preventing tooth decay at the population level. However, for the maximum benefit to be achieved, […]» Read more
Early plaque formation on PTFE membranes with expanded or dense surface structures applied in the oral cavity of human volunteers.
This clinical randomized study aimed to evaluate the early plaque formation on nonresorbable polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) membranes having either a dense (d-PTFE) or an expanded (e-PTFE) microstructure and exposed to the […]» Read more
Effect of biologic materials on the outcomes of horizontal alveolar ridge augmentation: A retrospective study.
The purpose of this study was to investigate if the addition of biologic agents to a particulate bone graft enhances horizontal ridge augmentation outcomes in terms of bone dimensions, bone […]» Read more
High-risk human papilloma virus was not detected in a Norwegian cohort of oral squamous cell carcinoma of the mobile tongue.
The presence of and the causative role of high-risk human papilloma virus (HPV) is a subject of controversy in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). The disagreement can be related to […]» Read more
Risk of incident cardiovascular disease in people with periodontal disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major cause of mortality; periodontal disease (PD) affects up to 50% of the world’s population. Observational evidence has demonstrated association between CVD and PD. Absent […]» Read more
Awareness, knowledge and treatment decisions for erosive tooth wear: A case-based questionnaire among Danish dentists.
To examine the knowledge and experience of erosive tooth wear (ETW) among Danish dental practitioners and, based on two cases, explore their treatment decisions.We sent a validated questionnaire electronically to […]» Read more
The investigation aimed to assess the feasibility of creating an interdisciplinary training model simulating endodontic, restorative as well as implantologic treatment procedures by using 3D printing technology. A CBCT scan […]» Read more
The aim of this study was to determine the cytotoxicity of light-cured composite resins (Clearfil ES-2, Clearfil ES Flow, Filtek Supreme XTE, Grengloo, Blugloo, Transbond XT, and Transbond LR) then […]» Read more
A key tenet of protection from infection for dentists is to know who is not infectious. The evidence base regarding protection from respiratory pathogens in dentistry is poor. Those with […]» Read more
First trimester miscarriage is common, occurring in approximately 6.4-12.0% of pregnancies. Women who experience first trimester miscarriage will often have no other significant health conditions and the healthcare professional they […]» Read more
Incidence of new carious lesions and tooth loss in head and neck cancer patients: a retrospective case series from a single unit.
Introduction Radiation-induced xerostomia can result in increased caries incidence, necessitating more dental extractions and a resultant increased risk of debilitating osteoradionecrosis (ORN). Patients undergoing head and neck radiotherapy are routinely […]» Read more
Digital dental photography has rapidly evolved into one of the most powerful tools in the dental world from documentation of dento-legal information to communication, portfolio creation, advertising and marketing. Human […]» Read more