Issue 1 Volume 10 (2022)

Prevalence of Endodontically Treated Posteriors in Patients Undergoing Orthodontic Treatment- Cross-Sectional Radiographic Evaluation
Prevalence of Endodontically Treated Posteriors in Patients Undergoing Orthodontic Treatment- Cross-Sectional Radiographic Evaluation
Written by Purva Verma   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
In this retrospective study, a total of 550 OPGs were assessed for Endodontically treated posterior teeth. The data obtained was obtained from an extensive electronic online database. A cross-verification was done with the clinical data for RC treated posterior in orthodontic patients. The prevalence of endodontically treated posteriors was 8.7% in the orthodontic population. Mandibular first molars accounted for nearly 46% of total root-canal treated posterior teeth, followed by maxillary first
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Oral Health Related Quality Of Life (OHRQoL) And Associated Factors In Adult Patients
Oral Health Related Quality Of Life (OHRQoL) And Associated Factors In Adult Patients
Written by Katarzyna Wąsacz   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of the oral health on Oral Health Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) among patients looking for dental treatment at the Department of Periodontology, dental prophylaxis and oral pathology in University Dental Clinic (UDC) in Kraków. 250 adult patients were involved in a cross-sectional study consist of intraoral clinical examination and a questionnaire survey. There was a statistically significant negative correlation between self-assessm
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Systematic Review of Different Outcomes for Dental Treatment Provided to Children Under General Anesthesia
Systematic Review of Different Outcomes for Dental Treatment Provided to Children Under General Anesthesia
Written by Dania Abdulelah Sabbahi   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
This systematic review aimed to assess the outcomes of dental treatment provided to children aged < 18 years under general anesthesia (GA). An electronic search was conducted of the Medline (via PubMed), Cochrane Library, Web of Science, and Scopus databases (up to December 2021). In addition, the bibliographic references of identified articles were hand-searched for relevant articles. The exclusion criteria were non-English articles, case reports, and review articles. The search yielded 886
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A Prospective Clinical Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Acupuncture Treatment for Temporomandibular Joint Muscular Disorder
A Prospective Clinical Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Acupuncture Treatment for Temporomandibular Joint Muscular Disorder
Written by Ahila Singaravel Chidambaranathan   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
The main purpose of the clinical study was to evaluate the effect of acupuncture treatment for pain due to TMJ muscular disorder. A total of 15 patients between 14 and 50 years with pain around TMJ  without radiographic changes were included and acupoints Ting Hui, Ting gong, Ermen, Fengchi, Baihui He Gu, and He Gu were selected in which a sterile 32 gauge ½ inch stainless steel needles were manually inserted to a depth of 3 to 7 mm and stimulated by giving clockwise and counter cloc
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Myrrh and Chlorhexidine Mouthwashes Comparison for Plaque, Gingivitis and Inflammation Reduction: A 3-Arm Randomized Controlled Trial
Myrrh and Chlorhexidine Mouthwashes Comparison for Plaque, Gingivitis and Inflammation Reduction: A 3-Arm Randomized Controlled Trial
Written by Talal Mansoor Zahid   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
This research was conducted to associate the effectivity of 1% myrrh mouthwash with 0.2% chlorhexidine mouthwash in terms of inhibition of the activity of plaque and gingivitis and decrease of pro-inflammatory cytokines. The clinical trial included 10 males and 9 females (myrrh group, n = 6; chlorhexidine group, n = 7; and saline group, n = 6). Participants initially refrained from daily routine oral health care practices for about two weeks to allow the growth of experimental gingivitis. After
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Antimicrobial Efficacy of Curcumin Modified Zinc Oxide Eugenol Against Endodontic Pathogens
Antimicrobial Efficacy of Curcumin Modified Zinc Oxide Eugenol Against Endodontic Pathogens
Written by Bhagyashree Shetty   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
Evaluate and compare antimicrobial potency of Zinc oxide eugenol (ZOE), Zinc oxide with Curcumin (ZOC), and Curcumin alone against Enterococcus faecalis (E. faecalis) and Candida albicans (C. Albicans) by using the agar diffusion method. Antimicrobial potency of ZOE, ZOC, and Curcumin gel were assessed and compared with each other against C. Albicans and E. faecalis. Muller Hinton agar was punched at equidistant points into which test materials were filled for both microorganisms and incubated a
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Mandibular Distraction with Anterior Dental Implants; A Case Report
Mandibular Distraction with Anterior Dental Implants; A Case Report
Written by Abeer Abdullah S Al-Sunbul   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
Mandibular Distraction osteogenesis (MDO) has several advantages, including simpler technology, reducing the Morbidity (e.g., infectious blood loss, surgery time), and the ability of the mandible to lengthen smaller. Poor growth can affect the mandible or specific parts such as the body, branch, condyle, symphysis, and alveolar segments in the three levels. Mandibular hypoplasia is a typical misalignment of the teeth and jawbone that depends on gravity. The combination of orthodontic treatment a
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Occurrence Of Cross-Bite Among School Children In Jeddah City; An Observational Study
Occurrence Of Cross-Bite Among School Children In Jeddah City; An Observational Study
Written by Nancy Ajwa   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
Cross-bite is the most crucial orthodontic discrepancy affecting several children worldwide. It progresses in the child's growing stage, which results in functional limitations and compromised esthetics in a few cases. 334 school children were utilized and distributed into two age groups; 6-9 and 9-12 years. Several types of cross-bites were investigated among the study groups anterior cross-bite, unilateral posterior cross-bite, and bilateral posterior cross-bite. The gathered data was anal
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The Prevalence Of Cases With Apical Sealer Extrusion Published In Recent Articles Of The Endodontic Literature
The Prevalence Of Cases With Apical Sealer Extrusion Published In Recent Articles Of The Endodontic Literature
Written by Ayman Abulhamael   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
One of the most crucial phases in root canal therapy is establishing a well-sealed root canal system. To date, no investigations have been conducted to assess the prevalence of apical sealer extrusion using periapical radiographs. This study was aimed to quantify the cases prevalence of apical sealer extrusion published in recent articles of endodontic literature. A total of 439 cases of completed non-surgical root canal treatments were obtained from 62 issues (September 2015 - November 2020) of
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Awareness and Perception of Orthodontic Treatment Using Invisalign Among General Public of Qassim, Saudi Arabia
Awareness and Perception of Orthodontic Treatment Using Invisalign Among General Public of Qassim, Saudi Arabia
Written by Ibtihal Saud Alharbi   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
Invisalign system also boasts improved hygiene over traditional braces. Since this appliance is removable, patients can maintain oral hygiene as they usually would, lowering the prospects of potential discoloration and decay that frequently occur with conventional braces. A Survey-based study was conducted among the public of Qassim region. Convenient sampling was used, and 200 participants were requested to fill out the questionnaire. It was seen that 47% had done orthodontic treatment and 42%
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Knowledge of Safety Precautions and Emergency Management During Covid Pandemic Among Dentists in Saudiarabia: Cross-Sectional Study
Knowledge of Safety Precautions and Emergency Management During Covid Pandemic Among Dentists in Saudiarabia: Cross-Sectional Study
Written by Shibu Thomas Mathew   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
Recently, with the emergence of world pandemic called COVID-19 virus all over the world, dental practitioners have stood out as high risked front liners. The aim of this study is to analyse the knowledge and management of emergency and safety precautions implemented by dentists during the pandemic of COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia. An online survey was used for this cross-sectional study using google forms and was distributed to dental professionals who works in government hospitals, private clinics,
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Natural Therapeutic Agents in the Treatment of Recurrent Aphthous Ulcer: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis
Natural Therapeutic Agents in the Treatment of Recurrent Aphthous Ulcer: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis
Written by Baraa Issam Abdulrahman   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
Recurrent aphthous ulcer is a painful oral mucosa ulcer that affects about 20% of the population. Researchers have recently presented new therapeutic options, including herbal pharmaceuticals. We wanted to see how different herbal therapeutic agents affected the size of the aphthous ulcer, pain intensity, and healing time in this systematic review and meta-analysis. A systematic search was performed to extract articles from the Saudi Dental Library, Google Scholar, Science direct, SciELO, Direct
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An In Vitro Study on The Efficacy of Four Remineralizing Agents
An In Vitro Study on The Efficacy of Four Remineralizing Agents
Written by Saravanakumar Subramanian   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
To equate and assess the four commercially potential remineralization available products namely GC Tooth Mousse, SHY-NM, Biomed calcimax, and Bentodent on demineralized human teeth. 72 upper premolars bonded with 3M premolar bracket were included in this study. Teeth were randomly selected and divided into six groups of 12 teeth each. Group 1: Stored in de-ionized water alone (Positive control); Group 2: Stored in Tencates demineralizing solution alone (Negative control); Group 3: Stored in Tenc
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Micro Perforations in Orthodontics: An Answer to Prolonged Duration of Orthodontic Treatment-A Review
Micro Perforations in Orthodontics: An Answer to Prolonged Duration of Orthodontic Treatment-A Review
Written by Ahmed Abdullah Bahamid   Published On Issue 1 Vol 10, 2022
One of the major problems with orthodontic therapy is its prolonged duration, which forces patients to select alternate therapy modalities with subpar outcomes and negative side effects. Additionally, it may worsen any unfavorable effects brought on by orthodontic treatment. MOP, i.e., micro osteotomic perforations, have been utilized to activate the bone's inherent mechanisms, which quicken tooth movement. Orthodontic forces cause the periodontal ligament (PDL) to be under more strain, whic
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