International Dental Journal
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Anticariogenic effect of xylitol versus fluoride - a quantitative systematic review of clinical trials.
The objective of this study was to appraise the clinical evidence and its bias risk regarding the anticariogenic effect of xylitol in comparison with that of fluoride. Databases were searched for clinical trials up to 18 March 2011. Article inclusion criteria were as follows: caries-...
In vivo remineralising effect of GC tooth mousse on early dental enamel lesions: SEM analysis.
Casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate nanocomplexes (CPP-ACP) exhibit anticariogenic potential in laboratory, animal and human experiments. The remineralising potential of synthetic CPPs on early enamel caries was investigated.
Indices for measuring periodontitis: a literature review.
Indices are important tools to measure, quantify and treat periodontitis both in epidemiological and clinical situations and are based on the prevailing understanding of the pathogenesis of periodontal disease. However, there is dearth of literature on collective information of perio...
Effect of whitening toothpastes on tooth staining using two different colour-measuring devices--a 12-week clinical trial.
To evaluate the potential of two whitening toothpastes on stain removal, using two different spectrophotometeric devices. In a randomised, double-blind clinical trial, 150 participants with tooth discolouration were assigned to use one of three toothpastes containing: hydroxyapatite, calcium peroxid...
The decline in dental caries among children of different ages in Korea, 2000-2006.
To determine the prevalence of dental caries in Korean children with time after the introduction of the nationwide public oral health programme. Cross sectional oral health surveys of children aged from 6-16 years carried out in 2000 and 2006. After stratified cluster sampling, 11,947 (2000) and 9,7...
Attitudes of dentists regarding the restoration of root canal treated teeth: a survey in Greece.
To investigate attitudes of Greek dentists regarding the restoration of root canal treated (RCT) teeth and to compare them to recommended guidelines. Additionally, to examine relationships between degree of dentists' professional experience or region of practice location and attitudes of restoring R...
How well prepared are Australian dentists for retirement? A survey of practitioners aged 50 and above.
Most, but not all, dentists are generally well prepared for retirement. They have a significant amount of wealth, which is above that generally recommended for a comfortable living standard in retirement in Australia, they have this wealth stored in easily accessed, high return assets, and they also...
Edentulism as part of the general health problems of elderly adults.
Though the prevalence of edentulism has decreased over the last decades, there will be a relevant proportion of edentulous individuals in the ageing societies worldwide. The impact of edentulism on daily oral function and social interactions has significant plausibility and has been described using...
The impact of visible dental decay on social judgements: comparison of the effects of location and extent of lesion.
The data confirmed previous studies that have shown that poor dental condition is highly correlated with perceived poor social performance and intellectual ability. Further, the data showed that with respect to the constructs of intellectual ability, extraversion and care for one's personal appearan...
A dental intervention with an Alaskan Native population: lessons learned.
This paper briefly describes a dental intervention within the Alaska Native population to reduce early childhood dental disease, the challenges faced in conducting the research, and the lessons learned. The American Indian/Alaska Native populations share a disproportionate burden of childhood dental...