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Oral and Dental HealthISSN: 2469-5734

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510117

Carica Papaya Mouthwash for Reducing Dental Plaque

Méndez J, DDs, Msc and Villasanti U, DDs, Msc

Article Type: Short Communication | First Published: September 30, 2020

Paraguay is a country that uses a lot of herbal products containing plants as active ingredients. The use of herbs is popular mainly to the reason that is safe and easy available. In the case of the mouthwash which is a complement to brushing, the use of Carica papaya has been studied. Nowadays the trend is to use natural health products due the quest for suitable and affordable alternatives. This is especially common in Paraguay, which is a country that uses a lot of herbal products containing ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510116

Comparison of Oral Findings of Common Variable Immune Deficiency and Nephrotic Syndrome Patients with Hypogammaglobulinemia to Healthy Individuals

Hulya Cakır Karabas, Ilknur Ozcan, Ozlem Guler, Muhlis Cem Ar, Arif Atahan Cagatay and Aydın Turkmen

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 28, 2020

A group of disorders featuring lower serum immunoglobulin levels is called hypogammaglobulinemia. Being a primary immune disorder, Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is characterized by primary hypogammaglobulinemia. Nephrotic syndrome (NS) is an entity associated with secondary hypogammaglobulinemia. Lower concentrations of immunoglobulins in saliva may attenuate oral health. The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of salivary immunoglobulin concentrations on oral health in pati...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510115

Evaluating the Retention of Resin-Based Sealant and a Glass Ionomer Sealant among 7-10 Year-Old Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Ankita Gupta, MDS, Amit Agrawal, MD, Ami Rawal and Surendra Gujarkar

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 28, 2020

Over the past three decades, there has been a substantial improvement in the oral health of children as evidenced by declines in the prevalence and severity of dental decay because of the outstanding scientific advances in restorative materials and techniques as well as in the understanding of its principles. The fissures of permanent molars are usually the first tooth surfaces to be affected by caries in younger age groups as young permanent teeth have specific occlusal morphology with deep and...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510114

Temporomandibular Joint Disc Displacement with Reduction: A Narrative Review

Luis Gabriel Ladino, Andrea Valentina Saavedra, Sharon Rondón and Efrain López

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 14, 2020

Disc displacement with reduction is one of the most common intra-articular disorders of the temporomandibular joint, it is characterized by the progressive displacement of the articular disc against the mandibular condyle and the articular eminence, accompanied by clicking sounds or crepitus, pain, and in some cases presents a limitation of mandibular movement. Some treatment proposals include physical therapy and occlusal splints; if it is not treated in some cases it can become disc displaceme...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510113

Intra-Oral Approach of Giant Cheek Lipoma Excision Guaranteed Aesthetic Outcome: A Case Report

Muath Mamdouh Mahmod Al-Chalabi and Wan Azman Wan Sulaiman

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 13, 2020

Lipomas are the most common benign soft-tissue tumour arising from mature adipose tissue “composed of mature adipocytes”, mainly from subcutaneous tissues and usually surrounded by a thin fibrous capsule. Still, the underlying cause of lipomas remains unclear. In literature, different theories described the pathogenesis of adipose tissue tumours, and also different histological variants have mentioned. It can occur anywhere in the body, its incidence being 0.1-5% of all head and neck tumours...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510112

Influence of Retention Procedures on the Percentage of Occlusal Loads for Single Implant-Supported Crowns and Tooth-Supported Crowns

Gao Wu, DDS, Lizong Liang, DDS, Jie Ran, DDS and Jianxiang Tao, PHD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 31, 2020

The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of retention procedures on the percentage of occlusal loads experienced by single implant-supported crowns and tooth-supported crowns within the mouths of carefully selected human test subjects. Thirty subjects were selected: 20 received a single implant and full crown restoration; and 10 received a single crown restoration on a natural tooth. The percentage of occlusal loads on crowns was recorded before and after cementation or after h...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510111

Immediate Implant Placement in the Aesthetic Zone: A Multidisciplinary Management - Case Report

Lovo María Tadea, Zárate Héctor, Rodríguez Karla and Martínez Daniel

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 16, 2020

Immediate implant placement in the esthetic zone, represents one of the biggest challenges in dentistry. It implies a multidisciplinary approach involving prosthetic and periodontal aspects to obtain long term stability, esthetic and functional results. A clinical case report is presented below, taking into consideration periodontal and prosthetic management of an implant in the anterior zone, starting from the diagnosis, treatment plan, periodontal surgical procedures, provisionalization, and i...

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