Salivary Fructosamine as a Noninvasive Glycemic Biomarker: A Systematic Review.

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Standard diagnostic and monitoring methods for glycemic status involve invasive sample collection through venous puncture or fingerstick. Recent attention has been focused on exploring noninvasive methods through oral biofluids. Specifically, […]

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Current trends in endodontic irrigation amongst general dental practitioners and dental schools within the United Kingdom and Ireland: a cross-sectional survey.

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Aims To investigate current trends in endodontic irrigation amongst general dental practitioners (GDPs) and dental schools within UK and Ireland. Secondly, to evaluate if significant differences exist between the irrigant […]

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Current trends in endodontic irrigation amongst general dental practitioners and dental schools within the United Kingdom and Ireland: a cross-sectional survey.

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Aims To investigate current trends in endodontic irrigation amongst general dental practitioners (GDPs) and dental schools within UK and Ireland. Secondly, to evaluate if significant differences exist between the irrigant […]

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Evaluating compliance of dental radiography for paediatric patient assessment in specialised tertiary care units: a United Kingdom multi-centre survey.

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Aim The aim of this survey was to determine compliance towards dental radiography selection criteria for paediatric patients undergoing new patient examinations in specialised tertiary care centres in the United […]

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Considerations for Pregnant Dental and Health Care Workers amid COVID-19.

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly contagious disease that quickly reached pandemic levels. Over 5 million COVID-19 cases and approximately 330,000 deaths have been recorded worldwide. Transmission is primarily […]

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COVID-19 pandemic: the first wave – an audit and guidance for paediatric dentistry.

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With the use of newly issued guidelines, King’s College Hospital has developed new standard operating procedures specifically for the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the unprecedented nature of the current global pandemic, […]

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Recombinant Human Platelet-Derived Growth Factor: A Systematic Review of Clinical Findings in Oral Regenerative Procedures.

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The use of recombinant human platelet-derived growth factor-BB (rhPDGF) has received Food and Drug Administration approval for the treatment of periodontal and orthopedic bone defects and dermal wound healing. Many […]

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Enhanced oral hygiene interventions as a risk mitigation strategy for the prevention of non-ventilator-associated pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Background Healthcare-acquired pneumonias are a significant risk for nursing home and hospital patients. While oral care interventions (OCIs) have been found to be effective in reducing the risk of ventilator-associated […]

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An analysis of the clinical appropriateness of out-of-hours emergency dental prescribing of antibiotics in Northern Ireland.

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Introduction The inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics in dentistry is potentially linked to the development of antimicrobial resistance, as well as being a considerable cost to healthcare. This study analysed the […]

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An explorative study of the current practice and attitude towards the management of chronic periodontitis by general dental practitioners in the West Midlands.

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Aims To assess the management of chronic periodontitis (CP) in general dental practices based in the West Midlands against the British Society of Periodontology (BSP) guidelines and determine whether this […]

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Investigating acute management of irreversible pulpitis: a survey of general dental practitioners in North East England.

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Objective To investigate current strategies of acute management of irreversible pulpitis by general dental practitioners.Design A postal survey was sent to a representative sample based on postal code to 180 […]

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Variations in odontological care routines for patients undergoing treatment for head and neck cancer in county councils/regions of Sweden.

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To investigate current odontological care routines for patients treated for head and neck cancers in the county councils/regions (C/Rs) of Sweden.An invitation to fill in a web-based questionnaire was sent […]

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Oral status of HIV-infected children aged 12 years or younger who attended a Paediatric Infectious Diseases Clinic in Cape Town.

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Children continue to suffer from the impact of the human immunodeficiency virus-acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) pandemic. In Cape Town, these children receive medical care including antiretroviral therapy from facilities like […]

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Stakeholder Assessment of Evidence-Based Guideline Dissemination and Implementation in a Dental Group Practice.

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This evaluation captures the perspectives of multiple stakeholders within a salaried dental care delivery organization (dentists, dental assistants, dental hygienists, and dental management) on the implementation of a pit-and-fissure sealant […]

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A RAND/UCLA appropriateness method study to identify the dimensions of quality in primary dental care and quality measurement indicators.

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Objectives Quality measures are increasingly used for quality measurement and improvement in primary dental care. Currently there is no consensus on a core set of quality measures that may be […]

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The provision of dental implants: current practice among university and hospital specialists in restorative dentistry within the UK and Ireland.

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Objectives To establish current implant practice among university and hospital restorative dental specialists in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland and their opinions relating to criteria for implant treatment.Materials and […]

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The underestimated problem of oral Candida colonization-An observational pilot study in one nursing home.

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Older people are at increased risk of intraoral yeast colonization. In this observational case series, we assessed Candida colonization among nine nursing home residents to investigate possible correlations with their […]

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Association between oral diseases and impact on daily performance among male Saudi schoolchildren.

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Little is known about exploring the oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) of school children in Saudi Arabia. The importance of examining this topic has centred on its ability […]

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