Issue 4 Volume 8 (2020)

The Role Of Botox In The Management Of Tmj Disorders – A Systematic Review Written by Fahad Amer Almutairi   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Introduction: The majority of people who suffer from temporomandibular disorders (TMD) opt for medical help when they encounter severe chronic pain. With a change in treatment modality, it is seen that botulinum toxin (BTX) has gained much popularity. Therefore, this systematic review aimed to assess the current status of BTX in the management of T
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Teledentistry: Knowledge, Awareness, And Attitude Among Undergraduate, Graduate And Postgraduate Dental Students Written by Nishath Sayed Abdul   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Background: The usage of information technology and telecommunications for dental care is known as Teledentistry. This study aimed to assess the knowledge, awareness, and attitude of teledentistry among undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate dental students in Riyadh City, Saudi Arabia.Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conduc
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Difficulties Concerning Endodontic Non-Surgical Root Canal Treatment Steps In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia Written by Ayman O. Mandorah   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Introduction: Root canal treatment (RCT) is a procedure that is made through phases even more scrupulous yet one of the most challenging procedures. Even more formidable for undergraduate students who are in dental practice. Therefore, a questionnaire is conducted to determine significant procedural difficulties and challenges encountered by underg
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Retrospective Digital X-Ray Assessment Of Root Canal Treatment Performed By Undergraduate In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia Written by Khames T. Alzahrani   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Background: Root canal therapy consists of a sequence of scientifically based technical procedures. The presence of an error in any of these procedures lead to a dire consequence. Errors are classified into errors related to working length, cleaning, shaping and errors related to the quality of obturation. The root canal system has complex and high
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Impression Techniques in Complete Denture Patients: A Review Written by Josna Thankachan   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
This literature review aims to create a comprehensive review of both traditional and new techniques and materials used in dental impression and their principal characteristics, specifically for patients that need a complete denture. This review will represent an opportunity to compile the vast information for professionals to get a general idea of
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Evaluation Of The Presence And Location Of Occlusal Contact On Recently Inserted Crowns Written by Mohammad S. Afandi   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Background: Occlusion and occlusal surfaces are very important in the fabrication of a crown or fixed partial denture. This study aims to investigate the presence and location of occlusal contacts on recently inserted posterior crowns. Material and Methods: This cross-sectional study assessed the presence and location of occlusal contacts on a samp
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The Accuracy Of Implant Placement With Surgical Guide Stent In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia Written by Hassan A. Almahroos   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Introduction: The stent is defined as an appliance used for the evaluation of the height and width of the available bone that can be used in the surgical field to provide an optimum site for the implant. The stent should be transparent, stable, and rigid. For stabilization, the stent should cover enough teeth, and when there are no teeth it should
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Awareness Of Dental Post-Extraction Instructions Among The General Public In Riyadh Region, Saudi Arabia Written by Khaled Saad Hamad Alotaibi   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Background: Awareness of post-extraction instruction is essential to avoid any complications and untoward events after the removal of a tooth. Hence the purpose of the study was to assess the knowledge of dental post-extraction instructions among the general public in the Riyadh region of Saudi Arabia.Materials and method: A descriptive cross-secti
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Herbal Products Against Dental Caries Written by Ozgu Ilkcan Karadaglioglu   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Background: Even after years and developments in healthcare, dental caries is regarded as the most chronic disease in the human population. Dental caries is associated with oral pathogenic bacteria. For this reason, antibacterial agents are used in their treatment. However, these antibacterial agents contain commonly harsh chemicals such as fluorid
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An Overview Of Diagnosis And Management Of Malocclusion Written by Ibrahim M. Alqahtan   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Background: Malocclusion is defined as an improper closure (i.e. contact) of the upper (maxillary) and lower (mandibular) teeth. The resulting misalignment is mostly appropriated during jaw closure when the two dental arches approximate.Objectives: The literature suggests that clinicians usually overlook malocclusion resulting in unfavorable conseq
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An Overview On The Effect Of Cigarettes Smoking On Gingivae Written by Omar S. Alkhudhayri   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Background: Diseases affecting the periodontal tissues (e.g. gingival tissue) contribute to a spectrum of multifaceted pathological entities that present with countless clinical features. Local and systemic factors contribute greatly to the risk of developing periodontal disease.Objectives: The importance of smoking in the development of the period
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Saudi Mothers Knowledge Regarding The Teething Process In Their Children Written by Latifa Al Olah   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Introduction: Several other symptoms may also be present when children are teething. They include drooling, swollen gums, rhinorrhea, and loss of appetite. These symptoms can be treated by using several methods, which include gingival massage and comforting bottles.Materials and methods: We used a closed-ended questionnaire, which was constructed o
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Oral Health Status Among Pregnant Women At Hail City Written by Awadh Ali Alazmi   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Background: Pregnancy is defined as a natural procedure specified by physiological alterations, such as fluctuating hormones. These changes make the pregnant woman prone to oral infections including pregnancy gingivitis, periodontitis, and oral pyogenic granuloma. The existing evidence indicates that inadequate oral health care during pregnancy can
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Assessment Of Dental Anxiety Among The Adolescent Patients Visiting The Private University Undergraduate Dental Clinics In Riyadh City, Saudi Arabia Written by Dalal R. AlAssadi   Published On Issue 4 Vol 8, 2020
Background:: A convenient sampling methodology was employed to select 777 adolescent patients seeking care from undergraduate dental students.  A structured, close-ended Arabic version of the modified dental anxiety scale was self-reported by the patients in the waiting area of the dental clinics. Descriptive statistics, Mann-Whitney, and Kruskal-W
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