Schweizer Monatsschrift fur Zahnmedizin = Revue mensuelle suisse d'odonto-stomatologie = Rivista mensile svizzera di odontologia e stomatologia / SSO
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Peri-implantitis prevalence and treatment in implant-oriented private practices: a cross-sectional postal and Internet survey.
This survey aimed to estimate the subjective prevalence of peri-implantitis and its management in the private with and without board certified specialization. For this purpose, a cross-sectional postal and internet survey of 521 dentists, representing all members of the Swiss Society of Oral Implant...
[Non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the mandible--a case report with differential diagnostic considerations].
We present the case of an extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the left mandible of a 47-year-old woman, who was referred to our department with an unclear swelling, which was supposed to be infectious. After clinical and radiological examination, a biopsy was taken and a CD20 and BCL-6 protein positi...
[Zygoma implants--an option for the treatment of severe atrophy of the maxilla? Case report].
The reconstruction of the severe atrophy of the maxilla using dental implants requires extensive surgical treatments. Sinus lift procedure, ridge augmentation with free bone grafts or free vascularized bone transfers represent the common techniques. With regard to a higher life expectancy the number...
[The nasopalatine duct cyst--epidemiology, diagnosis and therapy].
The nasopalatine duct cyst is the most frequent nonodontogenic cyst of the jaws. The cyst originates from epithelial remanents from the nasopalatine duct. The cells may be activated spontaneously during life, or are eventually stimulated by the irritating action of various agents (infection, etc.)....
[Impact of tobacco use on the periodontium--an update. Part 2: Clinical and radiographic changes in the periodontium and effects on periodon...
This third part of a series of publications from the Swiss task force "Smoking--Intervention in the private dental office" on the topic "tobacco use and dental medicine" describes the clinical and radiographic changes of the periodontium within smokers as well as the consequences of tobacco use on p...
[OralCDx brush biopsy--a tool for early diagnosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma].
Aim of the present study was an evaluation of the OralCDx brush biopsy (CDx Laboratories Germany, D-72764 Reutlingen) as a screening method for apparently benign lesions of the oral mucosa which due to their harmless clinical appearance previously would not have been subjected to incisional biopsy....
[Tobacco use prevention and cessation in the dental practice].
This is the fourth part of a series of publications from the Swiss task force named "Smoking--intervention in the private dental office" on the topic "tobacco use and dental medicine". It presents the implementation of tobacco use prevention and cessation in the dental practice. Next to the optimal...
[Injuries to permanent teeth. Part 2: Therapy of avulsion].
The present paper describes the current treatment philosophy of dislocated or avulsed permanent teeth at our school. Splinting and medication (root canal treatment, systemic antibiotics, etc.) are targeted to minimize the initial inflammatory reaction and to reduce post-traumatic complications such...
[Heat propagation in dentin during cavity preparation in vitro with oscillating instruments].
The purpose of this work was to study the temperature rise caused by preparation of human dentin using two different types of oscillating instruments. A newly designed tungsten carbide tip (Cariex TC, KaVo) and a diamond-coated tip (Cariex D, KaVo) in combination with an airscaler (Sonicflex 2003L,...
[Treatment of periimplantitis with laser or ultrasound. A review of the literature].
In addition to conventional treatment modalities (mechanical and chemical), the use of different lasers has been increasingly proposed for the treatment of peri-implantitis. Results from both controlled clinical and basic studies have pointed to the high potential of an Er:YAG-laser. Its excellent a...