International Journal of

Oral and Dental HealthISSN: 2469-5734

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510162

Influence of Artificial Aging on the Vickers Hardness of Milled and 3D Printed Provisional Materials

Ana Luiza C Souza, DDS, Jorge Luiz de Oliveira Cruvinel Filho, DDS, MSc and Sicknan Soares da Rocha, DDS, MSc, PhD

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2024/02/01

Three resins were tested: Evolux PMMA (milled resin), Cosmos Temp (3D-printed resin) and Structure 2 SC (bis-acrylic resin, as a control). Specimens were prepared in a disc shape (n = 9) and the Vickers hardness was measured under a load of 20 N for 10 s at two time points: 24h and 60 days after storage in distilled water at 37 ℃ in an incubator. The data were analysed using the Shapiro-Wilk test followed by the non-parametric Kruskal-Wallis test (p < 0.05)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510161

7 Essential Elements for Successful Hard- and Soft-Tissue Regeneration in Immediate Implants with TERUPLUG®Collagen

Li-Hua Hu, Xiao-Hui Han, Dong-Sheng Zhang, Le Xu and Sheng-Yun Huang

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2024/01/18

The 7 essential elements for successful single immediate implant placement with TERUPLUG®collagen include 1 treatment-planning, 4 surgical, and 2 prosthetic keys, aiming to minimize soft- and hard-tissue complications for an optimal implant restoration both in the anterior and the posterior zone. All those keys are summarized to aid clinicians in the treatment planning of immediate implant placement cases....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510160

Infiltration of Plasma Rich in Growth Factors for the Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: A Comprehensive Review

Werner Flores Sebastian, Herrera Juan José and Badilla Monasterio Rodrigo

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/12/30

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders are a common cause of pain and dysfunction in the orofacial region. In recent years, there has been growing interest in the use of Plasma Rich in Growth Factors (PRFC) as a potential therapeutic option for the management of TMJ disorders. This comprehensive review aims to provide an overview of the biology and current status of PRFC as a therapy for symptomatic internal derangements and inflammatory pathology of the TMJ. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510159

A Call to Address the Persistence of Barriers to Oral Health Care for Low-Income Groups in America

Sara Mojtahedi, MS, DMD, AsherLev T Santos, PhD, MPIA

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/12/17

According to a study by Jang, et al. [1] on the Korean population, virtually all barriers barring low-income groups from accessing dental care can be resolved through increased insurance coverage. The authors considered all other critical aspects that may influence the frequency of oral care access, such as education, social trends, and Korean population growth. Still, the findings indicated that dental insurance coverage is essential in determining access to precautionary periodontal maintenanc...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510151

Self-Reported Systemic Diseases and Periodontal Status: A Cross-Sectional Study from Turkey

Özlem Daltaban, DDS, PhD and Zhala Vatankha Sain, DDS

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 25, 2023

A total of 800 randomly selected dental files were evaluated among patients who had attended the periodontology department of a university hospital between January 2021 and January 2022. Demographic data (age and gender), self-reported medical history, smoking habits, daily tooth-brushing frequency, periodontal status, and the number of missing teeth were recorded....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510148

Magnetic Therapy of Tooth Diseases

Manfred Fahnle

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 28, 2022

In my paper I describe the magnetic therapy of tooth problems, occurring after extraction of a tooth, and I explain the physical processes underlying this therapy. The objective of my paper is to describe the magnetic therapy of tooth diseases. The methods are theoretical investigations, and the materials are magnetic processes. The results are that there is a very effective magnetic therapy of tooth diseases....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510147

Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis as a Complication of Cerebro- Rhino Orbital Mucormycosis Associated with Covid-19: A Case Report

Nicolás Solano, DDS, Enmanuel Parra, DDS, Betsabe Sarcos, DDS and Patricia Lopez, DDS

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 24, 2022

Cavernous sinus thrombosis is a life-threatening condition that arises as a complication of facial infection, sinusitis, orbital cellulitis, pharyngitis, or otitis of fungal or bacterial origin or after traumatic injury or surgery. Rhinocerebral mucormycosis is an aggressive infection that, depending on its level of extension, affects nasal passages, paranasal sinuses and the orbital region and, in the worst-case scenario, invades the brain....

 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....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510141

Long-Term Retrospective Survival of Dental Implant Therapy

Didem Özkal Eminoğlu, Sema Nur Sevinç Gül, Tuğba Aydin and Gurbet Alev Öztaş Şahiner

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 31, 2022

The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of implants with progressive bone loss after a 5-year follow-up. A total of 437 patients with 1814 dental implants placed at XXX University Dentistry Faculty, YYY, ZZZ; between 2014-2019 has included to study. Implants with radiographic bone loss of 2 mm or more were assessed as peri-implantitis (PI). Longitudinal data were collected retrospectively from digital dental records. SPSS 20.0 package program was used to analyze the collected data. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510140

Assessment of the Perception of Aesthetics and Smile Attractiveness among Dental and Health Students

Nayef H Felemban and Bhari Sharanesha Manjunatha

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 14, 2022

The attractiveness and aesthetics of a good smile is the main reason to seek the orthodontic treatment. The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the perception of smile aesthetics and attractiveness among dental students and health students aged 20-22 and 23-25 years groups. A modified intraoral smile image of an orthodontic patient having seven different clinical cases along with the questionnaire to among dental students and other health collages at Taif University, Kingdom of Sau...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510139

Skeletal Facial Pattern Usually Associated With Congenitally Missing Upper Lateral Incisor in Saudi Orthodontic Patients Jeddah, KSA

Mona Al Motairi, Rua Jalal and Ahmed Afify

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 14, 2022

The aim of this study was to investigate any correlations between the skeletal facial patterns and the congenital absence of upper lateral incisors in Saudi orthodontic patients. The files of 960 orthodontic patients who presented seeking orthodontic treatment at King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia between 1995 and 2014 were reviewed. Selection was done by a trained orthodontic resident based on the presence of full patient record that includes a pretreatment lateral cephalo...

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