International Journal of

Oral and Dental HealthISSN: 2469-5734


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510145

Immunohistochemical Expression of Bcl-2 in Fibro Epithelial Polyp, Oral Epithelial Dysplasia and Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Hajar Alazemi, Bobby K Joseph and Devipriya B Sundaram

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2022/06/17

Increased expression of Bcl-2 protein has been demonstrated in various cancerous and precancerous lesions. The B-cell lymphoma-2 gene is a proto-oncogene that inhibits apoptosis, therefore keeping the cell alive. Bcl-2 Mutations leads to an overexpression of Bcl-2 products leading to apoptosis impairment resulting in neoplastic changes as a consequence. Hence, the objective of the study was to investigate the expression of Bcl-2 in fibro epithelial polyp (FP), oral epithelial dysplasia (OED) and...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510146

Prevalence of Dentoalveolar Trauma in Patients at Barros Luco Trudeau Hospital

Hilda Moris Vidal, Joaquin Vazquez de Ponson Du Terrail, Alfio Secchi Alvarez, Nicolas Reyne Silva, Felipe Astorga Mori, Jorge Moreno Vasquez and Pablo Amorin Torres

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 22, 2022

Dentoalveolar Trauma is a condition that requires immediate emergency management. The revision of its prevalence is the basis for the allocation of resources focused on its management, which differs between health centers....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510144

Localization of the Mandibular Foramen for Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block In a Sample of Egyptians Using Cone-Beam Computed Tomographic-A Retrospective Study

Aya Elsaid Abou Elfetouh Metwaly, BDS, Fatma Mostafa Elbadawy, BDS, MD, PhD and Mary Medhat Farid, BDS, MD, PhD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 15, 2022

In the present study, statistically significant differences in the location of the MF were found between males and females. However, there is no need to change needle insertion in IANB because females have overall smaller mandibles....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510143

Level of Oral Hygiene Practice and the Association with Socio-Demographic Characteristics among Middle School Students in Low-Income Countries

Tecleab Okubai Gebregiorgis, Alhassen Saleh Humed, Beraki Mael Tekle, Bereket Tesfamichael Ghebremedhin and Letebrhan Habtemariam Haile

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 15, 2022

Good level of oral hygiene practice (OHP) keeps the oral cavity clean and prevents most oral and systemic diseases, especially for children who live in lowincome countries. This research aimed to evaluate middle school student's level of OHP and the association with socio-demographic characteristics in the capital city of Eritrea, Asmara....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510142

Dental Caries among Pregnant Women in Basrah

Hala Nadhim Kadhim

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 18, 2022

Two hundred pregnant women were invited to participate in this study. Their ages ranged between 18-40 years. They were inspected at Maternal and Child Hospital as well as the College of Dentistry during the period from January to October 2021....

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