Issue 4 Volume 11 (2023)

Analysis of Trigeminal Neuralgia Associated with Neurovascular Compression Utilizing Mri: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Analysis of Trigeminal Neuralgia Associated with Neurovascular Compression Utilizing Mri: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
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Written by Zygimantas Petronis   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
The complete mechanism of Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) development is still not fully understood, knowing that several different factors can cause this disease. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an auxiliary tool to determine the possible cause. This paper reviews the architecture of the trigeminal nerve that is important to TN, describes the imaging appearance of vascular compression of the trigeminal nerve in TN patients, and discusses the relationship between these findings and the causative T
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Recombinant Amelogenin Protein Alone Regenerates Lost Tissues in Immature Teeth with Pulp Necrosis and Preapical Periodontitis
Recombinant Amelogenin Protein Alone Regenerates Lost Tissues in Immature Teeth with Pulp Necrosis and Preapical Periodontitis
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Written by Maha Mohamed Fouad Mounir   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
In a research of immature apex closure carried out in 6 young mongrel dogs, polyglycolic acid (PGA) and amelogenin protein (RAP), generated by recombinant DNA technology, were compared.s. Pulp tissues of mandibular and maxillary premolars were completely removed during root canal treatment of all teeth. (n = 120). The cavities were left opened for 14 days. Canals were cleaned, watered, and divided equally for RAP or PGA treatment (n = 60). The treated teeth were removed from the mice after 1 and
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Prevalence of Civatte Bodies in Oral Lichen Planus and its Association in Cutaneous Lesions
Prevalence of Civatte Bodies in Oral Lichen Planus and its Association in Cutaneous Lesions
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Written by Aklesha Behera   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
Oral lichen planus is an autoimmune, chronic mucocutaneous lesion triggered by various etiological agents and affects the oral and genital mucous membranes, skin, nails, and scalp. It is relatively common and is associated with periods of exacerbation and remission. Civatte bodies are present in the basal layer of the oral epithelium in lichen planus. The study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of Civatte bodies in oral lichen planus and its association with cutaneous lesions. Slides of oral lich
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The Relationship Between Cervical Spine Abnormalities and Temporomandibular Joint Internal Disorders: A Systematic Review of Literature
The Relationship Between Cervical Spine Abnormalities and Temporomandibular Joint Internal Disorders: A Systematic Review of Literature
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Written by Zygimantas Petronis   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
Changes in head and neck posture may affect the function of the jaw and masticatory muscles, as well as the range of motion of the neck and the activity of the cervical muscles in temporomandibular disorder (TMD) patients. This systematic review was performed according to Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines. A comprehensive literature search was carried out using the advanced features of PubMed, ResearchGate, Cochrane Library, Scopus, and Google
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Water Flosser’s Effect on Microleakage Among Self-Adhesive Resin Cement And Resin-Modified Glass Ionomer Cement
Water Flosser’s Effect on Microleakage Among Self-Adhesive Resin Cement And Resin-Modified Glass Ionomer Cement
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Written by Abdulaziz Al Sughaier   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
Dental caries and periodontal disease are mostly caused by plaque buildup, a complex biofilm that builds up on the oral cavity's hard tissues, or teeth. Oral illnesses including periodontal disease and dental caries can be brought on by plaque biofilms. Hence, to maintain a healthy oral cavity, there are many ways to prevent plaque accumulation through mechanical plaque control aids. This study aims to consider the effect of water floss on marginal microleakage (RMGI). This study consists of
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Efficacy of Antibiotics and Steroids as Intra-Canal Medicament in Endodontics; A Systematic Review
Efficacy of Antibiotics and Steroids as Intra-Canal Medicament in Endodontics; A Systematic Review
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Written by Reem Abdullah Alkhamsan   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
Endodontic infections are difficult and may cause long-term issues as well as accepted consequences. Cleaning the root canals is necessary to keep the tooth in a non-pathological state. Moreover, teeth that are growing and infected may delay the growth of the roots and eventually cause other issues. Anaerobic bacteria that are polymicrobial and required stand out in endodontic infections. Drugs like Ledermix may permeate the cementum and dentinal tubules to reach the periodontal and periapical t
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Role of Artificial Intelligence in Prosthodontics to Assess its Effectiveness and Success: A Systematic Review
Role of Artificial Intelligence in Prosthodontics to Assess its Effectiveness and Success: A Systematic Review
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Written by Haifa Mohammed Ayman Maktabi   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
Prosthodontics, a discipline including both art and science, is dedicated to the comprehensive management of patients with dental conditions due to the absence or inadequacy of teeth, as well as oral and maxillofacial tissues. Its core objectives are diagnosis, strategic planning, rehabilitation, and maintenance of patients' functional, comfortable, and healthy oral states. The major approach used for the treatment of this condition is prosthesis replacement. Prosthodontics primarily focuses
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Managemento Post Orthodontic Extensive Root Canal Calcification and Crown white-Spot-Lesions Using Resin Infiltration Technique
Managemento Post Orthodontic Extensive Root Canal Calcification and Crown white-Spot-Lesions Using Resin Infiltration Technique
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Written by Abdullah Albassam   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
This 22-year-old male patient came to the clinic complaining of pain and esthetic dissatisfaction following orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances. The patient said that his orthodontic treatment lasted more than 4 years. Upon clinical examination, the patient presented with mild to moderate post orthodontic white spot lesions (WSL) affecting the two upper central incisors. Tooth #21 exhibited yellowish discoloration compared to the adjacent teeth. Tooth #21 was also sensitive to percussion
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Wound Healing of Cyanoacrylate vs Collagen Among Patients Undergoing Oral Surgery; A Systematic Review
Wound Healing of Cyanoacrylate vs Collagen Among Patients Undergoing Oral Surgery; A Systematic Review
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Written by Shahzeb Hasan Ansari   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
Intraoral wounds are susceptible to infection, and this has been quoted as one of the significant justifications for postoperative wound dehiscence and discomfort. An intraoral dressing that is moisture-proof and adherent, poses a perfect answer to safeguarding the surgical site. Such a dressing may shield the wound from physical, thermal, or bacterial harm as a result of consumption of food or contamination by saliva. The purpose of this systematic review is to compare cyanoacrylate and collage
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Marginal Sealing Ability of Bulk-Fill vs Conventional Composites; A Systematic Review
Marginal Sealing Ability of Bulk-Fill vs Conventional Composites; A Systematic Review
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Written by Aljazi Mohammed Alajmi   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
Resin composites were first used as aesthetically pleasing materials for front dental restorations, and their use for posterior teeth followed swiftly. Composite restorations still have several shortcomings, even with the advancement of adhesive techniques and the development of composite resins. One of the main problems is polymerization shrinkage, which may cause debonding between the resin composite and tooth structure. This results in minor discoloration and secondary caries that might short
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Efficacy of Mandibular Advancement Splint to Manage Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients: A Systematic Review
Efficacy of Mandibular Advancement Splint to Manage Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients: A Systematic Review
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Written by Abdullah Ali Alrobayan   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
As first-line therapy, MADs are recommended for mild-to-moderate OSA and severe OSA in those who cannot tolerate or refuse to use CPAP. Compared to CPAP, MADs provide several advantages, including simplicity, portability, and patient acceptance. PubMed, Medline, and ScienceDirect databases were used to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the literature from 2001 to 2023. The search terms were "Mandibular advancement splint, obstructive sleep apnea, and randomized control studies." Af
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Properties of 3D-Printed Complete Dentures – Clarified And Unclarified Aspects
Properties of 3D-Printed Complete Dentures – Clarified And Unclarified Aspects
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Written by Zhanina Pavlova   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
In recent years, the elaboration of complete dentures via the additive method of tri-dimensional (3D) printing has become more and more popular. This is a relatively new technology and while the technical aspects have been elaborated in detail, the clinical aspects of its application are undergoing development. The goal of this review was to analyze the data available up to now in dental literature about the quality of the 3D - printed complete dentures and outline the clear and unclear aspects,
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Fluoride Induced Corrosion Impact on Peri-Imlantitis: A Systemic Review
Fluoride Induced Corrosion Impact on Peri-Imlantitis: A Systemic Review
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Written by Gintaras Janužis   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
Dental implants primarily utilize commercially pure titanium (cpTi) and Ti-6Al-4V alloys, both boasting clinical success rates of up to 99% over a 10-year period. Regrettably, the surface of dental implants undergoes changes over time, and any alterations could trigger the onset of mucositis and peri-implantitis processes. This systematic review aims to evaluate the effect of fluoride and pH on titanium corrosion. A systematic review was conducted following the PRISMA guidelines. It included in
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Investigating the Relationship Between Academic Burnout and Dental Environment Stress Among Dental Students
Investigating the Relationship Between Academic Burnout and Dental Environment Stress Among Dental Students
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Written by Andréa Neiva da Silva   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
Considering the problems caused by job stress and the burnout caused by this stress, the purpose of this research was to investigate the relationship between dental environment stress and academic burnout in dental students. The current study was analytical-cross-sectional and sampling was done by available methods. In this study, the Dental Environment Stress (DES) and Burnout Clinical Subtype Questionnaire (BCSQ-12-SS) were used to collect information from dental students. Data were analyzed u
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Investigating the Effectiveness of Different Educational Methods in Improving the Ability to Determine Tooth Color by Dental Students
Investigating the Effectiveness of Different Educational Methods in Improving the Ability to Determine Tooth Color by Dental Students
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Written by Irina Seceleanu   Published On Issue 4 Vol 11, 2023
Matching tooth color with restoration is one of the most difficult tasks in restorative dentistry. One of the important aspects of dental education is teaching and learning color matching. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of the teaching method on improving the ability to determine color by dental students. In this study, dental students were randomly divided into two groups. The first group was taught the methods of tooth color matching in person and practically. In the s
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