Issue 1 Volume 8 (2020)

Frequency of Post-Operative Sensitivity In Permanent Posterior Teeth with Class I Composite Restorations Written by Neelum Naz   Published On Issue 1 Vol 8, 2020
Background/objectives: Post-operative sensitivity after placing posterior composite restorations is a problem that clinicians have experienced since 20 years ago even when a dentine liner is used. Sensitivity is associated with increased dentine permeability and with the residual stresses from shrinkage in adhesive composites resin restoration that
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The Evaluation of Two Different Methods of Acrylic Resin Polymerization Written by Edit Xhajanka   Published On Issue 1 Vol 8, 2020
Background. During the polymerization and processing procedures of heat-polymerization, polymethyl methacrylate shrinkage of acrylic resin has been noticed. The purpose of the study was to compare two methods of polymerization of acrylic resin: compression molding and injection molding technique.Materials and methods. 167 patients who needed remova
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Prevalence of Congenitally Missing Teeth (Radiographic Study) Written by Hussein Haleem Jasim   Published On Issue 1 Vol 8, 2020
The congenitally missing teeth considered a wide distributed among different countries of the world. The people suffered from different problems that are accompanying these anomalies as aesthetic, functional and psychogenic problems. Some factors might be related to the etiology of these cases and variables from hereditary, racial, gender and envir
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Comparison of Four Indigenous Plastination Techniques for Potential Use As A Teaching Aid In Dentistry Written by Bhavna Chulliparampil Mohan   Published On Issue 1 Vol 8, 2020
Aim: The present study attempts to plastinate selected oral specimens using four different methods for preserving them in pathology museums.Background: Plastination is a relatively recent technique in which synthetic materials are used for the preservation of bodies and body parts. This process involves the replacement of water and lipids in biolog
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The Effect of Egf on the Ultrastructure of Submandibular Salivary Glands of Albino Rats Receiving Doxorubicin Written by Mansy M.   Published On Issue 1 Vol 8, 2020
Objectives: The present study was designed to detect the outcome of EGF injection on the cytotoxic effect of DXR induced in submandibular S.G. of rats regarding its ultrastructure.Methods: 30 male Albino rats, two months old and 200gm body weight were divided into three groups. Group I assisted as a control group. Group II (DXRgp), 20 mg/kg body we
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Comparative Effect of Contamination and Decontamination of Two Adhesive Systems by Blood and Haemostatic Agent on The Bond Strength to Dentin: In Vitro Written by Aseel Fareed Faisal   Published On Issue 1 Vol 8, 2020
Aim: This study aimed to detect how blood and haemostatic agent contamination affects the shear bond strength of self-etch and total-etch adhesives to dentin and to compare the difference in bond strength due to contamination and decontamination after adhesive light curing.Materials and Methods: 130 sound wet human molars were used to prepare a fla
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Comparison of The Antibacterial Activity of Four Endodontic Sealers Against Facultative and Obligate Anaerobic Bacteria Written by Ziyad Allahem   Published On Issue 1 Vol 8, 2020
Objective: The purpose of the present study was to compare the antibacterial activity of different endodontic sealers against facultative anaerobic bacteria (Enterococcus faecalis) and obligate anaerobic bacteria (Prevotella intermedia, Fusobacterium nucleatum, and Parvimonas micra).Materials and Methods: Using Agar diffusion test (ADT): Tubli-seal
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In Vitro Evaluation of Ionized Water as a Potential Endodontic Irrigant Written by Fahd Aljarbou   Published On Issue 1 Vol 8, 2020
Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the antimicrobial and tissue-dissolving properties of ionized water in comparison with other endodontic irrigants, which were sodium hypochlorite solutions (medical, conventional, and flavored) and two types of oxygen-based solutions.Methodology: E. faecalis bacteria (ATCC No. 29212) were cultured in a hundre
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Salivary Copper And Zinc Levels In Dental Caries: An Exvivo Study Written by Nireeksha   Published On Issue 1 Vol 8, 2020
aliva due to its extensive association with all the tissues in the oral cavity seems as potent indicators for various elements. Thus any types of changes in salivary levels of these measurable elements can be considered as potential indicators and biomarkers for occurrence/progression disease condition. The most important trace element that has a r
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Influence Of Background And Cement Shades On The Color Of High-Translucency Lithium-Disilicate Ceramics Written by Mohammed Zahran   Published On Issue 1 Vol 8, 2020
Statement of the Problem. Matching anterior all-ceramic restoration shade to adjacent natural teeth or all-ceramic restoration is a challenging mission for both clinician and dental technician, especially when cemented to natural teeth and/or implant-supported abutments with different stump shades.Aim. The effects of background and cement shades we
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