Issue 3 Volume 10 (2022)

Semi-Digital Workflow of Removable Partial Denture Fabrication for Scleroderma-Induced Microstomia Patients: Two Clinical Reports
Semi-Digital Workflow of Removable Partial Denture Fabrication for Scleroderma-Induced Microstomia Patients: Two Clinical Reports
Written by Şebnem Özatik   Published On Issue 3 Vol 10, 2022
Scleroderma is a chronic connective tissue disease characterized by collagenous fibrosis resulting in the hardening and contracture of the skin and mucosa. Most of the scleroderma patients develop Raynaud's phenomenon that the fingers and toes feel numb, prickly and frigid in response to cold temperatures or stress. Due to fibrosis of the skin and soft tissues, scleroderma induces microstomia that clinically represents limited mouth opening which results in difficulty both for the patients a
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Relation Between Periodontitis and Systemic Health Among Young Dental Practitioners in Twin Cities of Pakistan
Relation Between Periodontitis and Systemic Health Among Young Dental Practitioners in Twin Cities of Pakistan
Written by Hina Mahmood   Published On Issue 3 Vol 10, 2022
The study aims to investigate the awareness of the relationship between periodontitis and systemic diseases among young dental practitioners working in private dental hospitals of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Pakistan. This will help in identifying the knowledge gap and accordingly modify the training of house officers in the periodontology department and hence improve their patient management in the future.The cross-sectional study was carried out among 190 house officers after attaining permissio
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Effect of Sagittal Split Osteotomy with Medpor ® Porous Polyethylene Implant on Masticatory Reflex
Effect of Sagittal Split Osteotomy with Medpor® Porous Polyethylene Implant on Masticatory Reflex
Written by Aysenur Genc   Published On Issue 3 Vol 10, 2022
The purpose of this report was to provide data regarding whether the use of alloplastic implants to the mandibular body and angle as an occasional adjunct to orthognathic surgery affects the jaw reflex. Two patients to whom sagittal split osteotomy with Medpor porous polyethylene implant was performed due to severe mandibular asymmetry were included. To elucidate alterations in reflexes, serial surface electromyographic data were collected from the masseter muscle. The latencies and durations of
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Knowledge and Perception of In-Office and Home Teeth Bleaching and Related Adverse Effects in Saudi Arabia
Knowledge and Perception of In-Office and Home Teeth Bleaching and Related Adverse Effects in Saudi Arabia
Written by Sultan S Al-Shamrani   Published On Issue 3 Vol 10, 2022
Teeth bleaching is more popular in Saudi Arabia. The purpose of the present study was to assess the knowledge of at-home and In-office teeth bleaching and its adverse effects among the general population of Saudi Arabia. This cross-sectional study used a structured, close-ended, self-administered and pretested online questionnaire to record the responses. Descriptive statistics, Chi-square, and Fisher's exact tests were applied to the data. Results showed that The participants in this study
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Knowledge About Deep Margin Elevation Among Different Practicing Dental Specialists in Saudi Arabia
Knowledge About Deep Margin Elevation Among Different Practicing Dental Specialists in Saudi Arabia
Written by Khadijah Mohammad Baik   Published On Issue 3 Vol 10, 2022
Deep margin elevation (DME) with a direct restoration simplifies the clinical fabrication of an indirect restoration. However, there are little data on current levels of knowledge about DME in dentists practicing in Saudi Arabia. Here we investigated current knowledge among dentists about DME and its association with demographics, training, and practice setting. A survey was distributed online using Google Forms to different dental specialists practicing in academic and clinical settings in Saud
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Obesity and Demographics Influence on Periapical Lesions, Dental Caries, and Oral Health in Adults
Obesity and Demographics Influence on Periapical Lesions, Dental Caries, and Oral Health in Adults
Written by Basel Mohammed Abozor   Published On Issue 3 Vol 10, 2022
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are over 2 billion people around the world who are either overweight or obese, growing in numbers and also in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is a major public health issue. With the rising amounts of funds and dental expenditure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a financial and economic burden on 16.5% of Saudis who happen to spend over 10% of their income on costly procedures of those uninsured such as endodontic root canals or root fill
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COVID-19 Awareness, Its Relation with Periodontal Diseases, and Practice Among Dental Professionals in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
COVID-19 Awareness, Its Relation with Periodontal Diseases, and Practice Among Dental Professionals in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Written by Badr Soliman Alhussain   Published On Issue 3 Vol 10, 2022
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the most pressing and prevalent health issue worldwide. Globally, it has claimed thousands of lives. The majority of people who are infected suffer mild to moderate illnesses. Periodontal disease management is vital during this period when dentistry is operating below its pre-COVID-19 capacity levels. This is a cross-sectional study conducted among Saudi dental professionals using an online survey. 300 dentists from Riyadh city will be utilized in this stud
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Adipocyte Stem Cells for the Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate: A Systematic Review
Adipocyte Stem Cells for the Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate: A Systematic Review
Written by Badr Soliman Alhussain   Published On Issue 3 Vol 10, 2022
Adipocyte stem cells (ADSCs) are one type of mesenchymal stem cell derived from adipose tissue. Adipose stem cells are crucial to the creation of new medicines since they have already shown efficacy in the development of new treatments. Many cell types can be formed from this pluripotency, including fat cells (adipogenesis), muscle cells (myogenesis), bones (osteogenesis), and neurons (neurogenesis). Adipose stem cells are crucial to the creation of new medicines since they have already shown ef
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Photodynamic Therapy in Treatment of Chronic Periodontitis in Comparison with SRP: A Split-Mouth Study
Photodynamic Therapy in Treatment of Chronic Periodontitis in Comparison with SRP: A Split-Mouth Study
Written by T Prasanth   Published On Issue 3 Vol 10, 2022
Chronic periodontitis is a multifactorial disease with proven bacterial etiology. Mechanical debridement is the mainstay treatment in non-surgical periodontal therapy. However, limited accessibility in various inaccessible areas leads to an exploration of other adjunctive modalities to augment the effects of conventional scaling and root planning. Systemic and local antibiotics, probiotics, ozone therapy and photodynamic therapy have been tried as other alternative modalities in the management o
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Prevalence of Non-Specific Chief Complaints in Patients with Oral Submucous Fibrosis
Prevalence of Non-Specific Chief Complaints in Patients with Oral Submucous Fibrosis
Written by P Poornachitra   Published On Issue 3 Vol 10, 2022
The diagnosis of Oral submucous fibrosis [OSMF] is easier when patients report in later stages of the disease after becoming symptomatic and therefore early detection by skillful clinicians is crucial when asymptomatic. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of non-specific chief complaints [CC] in OSMF patients who reported to a dental institution. The objective was to evaluate the association of non-specific OSMF chief complaints with its grading of disease progression. One-year data of OSM
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An Assessment of The Relationship Between Condylar Guidance and Cuspal Angulation – An Invitro Study
An Assessment of The Relationship Between Condylar Guidance and Cuspal Angulation – An Invitro Study
Written by Varalakshmi Kuppusamy Raja   Published On Issue 3 Vol 10, 2022
This study aims to assess and correlate the existing relationship between cuspal angulation and condylar guidance in natural dentition. 56 Pretreatment samples (lateral Cephalogram and study models) of subjects were included in this study. The Cuspal angulation was measured by 3dimensional technology by scanning the study model. Cuspal angulation is formed by the inclination of the cuspal slope and the line passing through the cusp fossa of a respective tooth. For measuring cuspal angulation, th
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