Issue 2 Volume 10 (2022)

Rehabilitation of Distal Extension Edentulous Case With Claspless Extra-Coronal Attachments- A Case Report
Rehabilitation of Distal Extension Edentulous Case With Claspless Extra-Coronal Attachments- A Case Report
Written by Akshyaa Balaji   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
Kennedy’s class I and class II situations are at times very challenging to rehabilitate especially when opposing a complete denture. The tooth and tissue are supported and hence the retention of the prosthesis may sometimes be compromised due to the nature of the residual tissues. Ideally implant supported prosthesis are considered to be the most favorable treatment option for these patients but their systemic health status may not be suitable for the same. A conventional cast partial dent
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The Influence of Replacing Anterior Teeth on Patient Acceptance of Removable Partial Dentures in Saudi Arabia
The Influence of Replacing Anterior Teeth on Patient Acceptance of Removable Partial Dentures in Saudi Arabia
Written by Ibrahim Saleh Aljulayfi   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
The current study aims to investigate the interaction between factors that might affect patients’ acceptance of removable partial dentures (RPDs) with a focus on the impact of replacing the anterior teeth. One hundred and forty-seven patients were recruited for the study. These patients were treated with removable partial dentures (RPD) during undergraduate courses at two different dental schools in Riyadh province in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Patients were contacted by telephone and as
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Amnion Membrane Matrix and Bio Dentine in the Management of an External Apical Root Resorption
Amnion Membrane Matrix and Bio Dentine in the Management of an External Apical Root Resorption
Written by Gyanendra Pratap Singh   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
External apical root resorption results in blunting and shortening of roots with open apices that present a major challenge in obtaining a complete three-dimensional seal of the root canal system. In recent years the treatment option in the management of a case with external root resorption is the use of an apical barrier. This case report describes the novel use of amnion membrane matrix and Bio dentine as an apical barrier in the management of an apical root resorption case. Access opening was
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Application of Cone-Beam Computed Tomography in Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Canals– A Case Report
Application of Cone-Beam Computed Tomography in Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Canals– A Case Report
Written by Gyanendra Pratap Singh   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
The most important objective of root canal treatment is to identify all the canals , thorough debridement and three dimenstional obturation of the canal space. The awareness of the anatomy within the canal apparatus is an important component in the treatment of dental procedures. Anatomically mandibular first molars have two roots with either three or four canals, nevertheless, the presence of extra canals has been reported by various authors, most commonly being the middle mesial root canal. Th
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Dental Misconceptions in Social Media Accounts: Youtube and Instagram Applications Among Fluoride Toxicity, Bleaching and, Waterjet
Dental Misconceptions in Social Media Accounts: Youtube and Instagram Applications Among Fluoride Toxicity, Bleaching and, Waterjet
Written by Nadin Alshaer   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
To investigate the percentage of dental misconceptions in SM taking into considerations the most-trendy subjects. And evaluating the data validation and prove it by Evidence-Based Dentistry. We used two SM applications “YouTube and Instagram” as they have several advantages over other applications. We explored various posts by entering different hashtags related to dentistry. Posts with incorrect information and present frequently were selected, ending up with three topics “flu
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Awareness and Treatment Decisions on Tooth Wear Among Saudi Dentists; A Cross-Sectional Survey Study
Awareness and Treatment Decisions on Tooth Wear Among Saudi Dentists; A Cross-Sectional Survey Study
Written by Deena Abdullah Abdulaziz AlAwwad   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
In contrast to caries, where it has been demonstrated that the harmful repercussions affect both the surface and the subsurface region, dental erosion is often represented as a surface occurrence. Tooth erosion occurs when the pH is low; however, there is no defined essential pH value for tooth erosion. An online survey was used to perform cross-sectional research among Saudi dental practitioners. This research involved 500 dentists from around Saudi Arabia. Findings revealed that a significant
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Common Causes of Cusp Fracture in Adults; A Systematic Review
Common Causes of Cusp Fracture in Adults; A Systematic Review
Written by Omar Mohammed AlShehri   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
Cusp fractures take place regularly in root canal treated teeth with huge restorations and no cusp protection. These cracks frequently lead to perplexing clinical decisions, for instance, whether to carry out intricate restorative treatment or extraction of the fractured teeth. Traumatic dental injuries may occur due to either a direct or indirect impact. The extent of the harm comes from the energy, direction, and form of the impacting item and the reaction of the tissues neighboring
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Comparative Evaluation of Post-Operative Pain Following Single Visit Root Canal Treatment
Comparative Evaluation of Post-Operative Pain Following Single Visit Root Canal Treatment
Written by Beenish Parvez   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
The root canal system is instrumented, disinfected, and obturated in a single visit using single-visit root canal therapy. The occurrence of post-endodontic pain is one of the most prevalent problems documented in single-visit root canal treatments. The goal of this study was to assess postoperative pain with manual, rotary, and reciprocating file systems, as well as two distinct irrigation methods: a side-vented needle and passive ultrasonic irrigation. A total of 120 patients were treated by a
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Clinical Knowledge of Orthodontics Complication and Emergencies Among Interns and Dentists in Riyadh City
Clinical Knowledge of Orthodontics Complication and Emergencies Among Interns and Dentists in Riyadh City
Written by Bader Soliman AlHussain   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
Complications with orthodontic dental appliances can potentially be considered a dental emergency. It is described as any unscheduled orthodontic appointment for the treatment of an emergency problem with an orthodontic appliance that may affect aesthetics, eating, or pronunciation. Orthodontic emergencies sometimes happen, and they can be stressful for both the patient and the parents. They range from basic situations that can be handled by a general dentist to more complicated cases that neces
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Medication-Related Osteonecrosis Of The Jaw: Evaluation of Knowledge and Attitude Among Saudi Dental Students And Interns
Medication-Related Osteonecrosis Of The Jaw: Evaluation of Knowledge and Attitude Among Saudi Dental Students And Interns
Written by Maha Shawky   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
The jaw (ONJ) Osteonecrosis is the most common hurdle in patients taking anti-resorptive, antiangiogenic, immunosuppressive, and chemotherapeutic drugs. Knowledge of these medications is essential for dental practitioners. There are no studies on this subject conducted in Saudi Arabia. This study aims to raise awareness and assess the knowledge and attitude of dental practitioners toward MRONJ. This cross-sectional descriptive observation was conducted through an analysis targeting the 5th and 6
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Evaluation of Microleakage and Fatigue Behaviour of Several Fiber Application Techniques in Composite Restorations
Evaluation of Microleakage and Fatigue Behaviour of Several Fiber Application Techniques in Composite Restorations
Written by Semanur Özüdoğru   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
This study was done to evaluate different fiber placement methods on fracture resistance and microleakage of MOD cavities on a molar teeth. The study was carried out in two parts, the fracture resistance test group (T1) and the microleakage test group (T2). 110 third molars were randomized (T1:n1/4=80, T2:n1/3=30). MOD cavities restored after being prepared as standard were as follows: group K; composite restoration (Gaenial Posterior, GC), group KFT; cavity lined with polyethylene fiber (Ribbon
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Dental Students’ Perception In Managing Medical Emergencies: A Cross-Sectional Study
Dental Students’ Perception In Managing Medical Emergencies: A Cross-Sectional Study
Written by Lamea Afnan   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was conducted to assess the perception of dental students in managing medical emergencies. Descriptive analysis for the questions on knowledge, attitude, practice, and self-perceived competency was undertaken. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Post Hoc test, and Spearman Correlation were applied and results with a p value< 0.05 were considered. The response rate was 100%. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) test shows that there is a significant association between
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Corono-Condylar Distance: A Novel Indicator of Chronological Age – A Digital Radiographic Study
Corono-Condylar Distance: A Novel Indicator of Chronological Age – A Digital Radiographic Study
Written by Rahul Mohandas   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
Age is an important factor in establishing the identity of an individual. Facial bones are maturational indicators that provide useful information regarding growth changes. They undergo a series of changes from prenatal to postnatal life and continue into senile life. They are also extremely resistant to fire and remain undecomposed even after an extended period of burial. If the entire adult skeleton is procured, the age and sex can be determined with maximum accuracy. However, in case of mass
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Dental Professional's Knowledge Regarding Updated Protocols in Periodontics, Diabetes Mellitus, and Hypertension in Saudi Arabia
Dental Professional's Knowledge Regarding Updated Protocols in Periodontics, Diabetes Mellitus, and Hypertension in Saudi Arabia
Written by Rakan Saifuddin Shaheen   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
This study aimed to evaluate the awareness of dental professionals regarding new classifications in periodontics, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension. A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted among dental professionals working in Saudi Arabia. One hundred eighty dental professionals responded to the structured, self-reported, and close-ended questionnaire. Results showed that 97.3% of the dental professionals agreed to stay updated with the current protocols in periodontics, diabetes me
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EDTA Vs Citric Acid Decalcifying Solutions: A Systematic Review to Compare the Clinical Efficacy
EDTA Vs Citric Acid Decalcifying Solutions: A Systematic Review to Compare the Clinical Efficacy
Written by Badr Soliman Alhussain   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
Decalcification is defined as the process of reducing the minerals from the bone or any other kind of calcified tissue. S everal root canals exhibit an excessive amount of mineral content and are found to be blocked. There are six major types of decalcifying agents such as EDTA, 5% trichloracetic acid, 5% nitric acid, 10% formic acid, formalin–nitric acid, and citric acid. The purpose of this systematic review was to determine the efficacy of EDTA and Citric acid in decalcifying the root c
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Prevention of Early Childhood Caries- A Public Health Approach
Prevention of Early Childhood Caries- A Public Health Approach
Written by Sailaja Panda   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
Early childhood caries (ECC) is a type of dental decay which occurs in deciduous dentition of infants and pre-school children below the age of 6 years. It is considered as the most eminent oral health issue of children world-wide. As soon as it begins to develop in the mouth, it can progress quickly and affect several teeth. More than 70% of children below 6 years of age are found to be commonly affected with dental caries in developing countries which often lead to pain and infection. As it is
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Knowledge and Attitude of Dental Practitioners about The Management of Traumatic Injuries in Riyadh
Knowledge and Attitude of Dental Practitioners about The Management of Traumatic Injuries in Riyadh
Written by Salman Alnemer   Published On Issue 2 Vol 10, 2022
Traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) are common in children of all ages and can result in tooth breakage, displacement, or loss, severely impacting function, esthetics, and psychological well-being. Almost 25% of children experience dental trauma at school, with men being two times as likely as women, the upper central incisors are most often affected, with a high frequency between 8 and 10.A survey was used to perform this cross-sectional investigation of Riyadh's dental. A simple random s
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