Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of a Cleft Patient with Andrews Bridge: A Case Report
Rachana Chaudhary, Dinesh Kumar, Amit Khattak, R K Yadav, Anup Gopi and Dhruv Sharma
Article Type: Resear ch Article | First Published: February 19, 2020
Complete aesthetic surgical replacement of the lost tissues is difficult and unpredictable, particularly when a greater degree of the residual ridge has been lost due to trauma, congenital defects or other pathologic process. When treating cleft-palate patients with congenital or acquired defects, the Andrews bridge permits rehabilitation with a fixed-removable partial denture when conventional methods are contraindicated. This system permits the replacement of the lost teeth as well as supporti...
Epstein-Barr Virus in Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Chilean Patients
Gina Pennacchiotti, Camila Alvarez, Rodrigo Montes, Marcela Carcamo, Raul Saez and Maria Jose Martinez
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 01, 2020
Squamous cell carcinoma is the most frequent malignancy in the oral cavity. Although the role of tobacco and alcohol in the process of carcinogenesis is widely considered, viral participation in carcinogenesis is scarcely studied. Our aim was to detect the Epstein-Barr virus presence in fresh tissue samples from adult patients with oral cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma and its relationship with clinical and socio-epidemiological variables. A cross-sectional study was carried out for two years in a...
Amnion-Chorion Strips in the Treatment of Peri-Implantitis, Report of a Case
Mohamed A Maksoud, DMD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 04, 2020
Dental implant disease described as Peri-implantitis is bacterial inflammation of the implant surrounded soft and hard tissue that can lead to bone loss and eventual failure of the implant fixture. Several protocols have been introduced to treat implantitis including the use of systemic and local antibiotics in addition to bone grafting in advanced cases. Although the treatment outcome is effective in the early to moderate cases its unpredictable in cases with severe bone loss. Human placental t...