Abbreviation: J. Dent. Oral Hyg.
Start Year: 2009
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DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2017.0219[Article Number: 690084763721]
Diabetes mellitus is a major public health problem in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Several studies have shown that diabetic patients are at a greater risk of developing oral health problems than non-diabetics. This study aims to evaluate the oral hygiene practices of adult diabetic patients and their awareness of oral health problems related to the disease. In this cross-sectional, Internet-based descriptive study, a... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2016.0216[Article Number: D8CF00F62733]
There is increasing interest in investigating the association between dental caries and childhood obesity, particularly among preschoolers where the evidence is limited. We aimed to measure the prevalence of obesity/overweight among preschool children aged 3 to 6 years, and to determine the relationship between obesity and dental caries in the primary dentition. A cross-sectional study was carried out in eight public... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2016.0189[Article Number: D90CBD460862]
Dens invaginatus is a developmental malformation resulting from the invagination of the enamel organ into the dental papilla. Type 1 invagination, is most common form. However, it may be easily overlooked because of the absence of any significant clinical signs of this anomaly. Since the risk of necrosis and pulp complication is higher in such dental malformation, an early identification of the affected tooth is... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2016.0211[Article Number: DC3B86B60865]
The high prevalence of oral diseases in Burkina Faso, and the difficulty in accessing adequate care, have made the Ouagadougou municipality to create the Municipal Center of Oral Health (MCOH). This study was undertaken to assess the level of satisfaction of patients and staff at the MCOH. It aimed also at establishing the reasons for consultation and the treatments recommended to patients who attend the MCOH. The study... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2016.0207[Article Number: 04889BC60559]
Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma (MEC) is the most common malignant tumor in salivary glands. About 70% of these tumors are found in the parotid gland, 15 to 20% in the oral cavity, mostly in the palate, and 6 to 10% in the submandibular gland. MEC has female predilection and the mean age at onset is in the 5th decade of life. The treatment decision depends on the histopathology (Low-grade, Intermediate-grade, High-grade). A 12... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2015.0176[Article Number: C91C21560564]
The aim of this study was comparing two orthodontic bracket bonding techniques (direct and indirect), with regard to the following variables: plaque index; gingival index, evaluation of gingival crevicular fluid, and white spots on tooth enamel. Seventeen patients were randomly selected (10 men and 7 women) with a mean age of 15.8 years, and these were subjected to comprehensive orthodontic treatment (braces), totaling... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2016.0202[Article Number: 700CC3059853]
The prevalence of dentoalveolar fracture is usually seen among children and adolescents boys, 3 times more than girls that is due to its etiology, namely road traffic accident (minor accident), child abuse, and fall from high or epileptic seizures. It may occur as an isolated clinical entity or in conjunction with any other bone fracture. Bone adhesive to hold these fractures would be of great benefit. Recently N2... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2016.0199[Article Number: BA3E37A59379]
The study is aimed at determining the salivary flow rate (SFR) in adult Kenyans and investigates its relationship with chronic periodontitis. A descriptive cross sectional study was conducted on 333 participants (age between 18 and 45 years) among the patients attending Nairobi University Dental Hospital over a period of five months. Three groups were identified based on their periodontal status as healthy, gingivitis... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2016.0197[Article Number: C4FD5DD59308]
Daily oral endodontic and surgical care requires careful management of infection risks to prevent both patient and medical staff from nosocomial infection by cross-contamination. The purpose of this study is to review the sterilization process of endodontic and surgical equipment at the Municipal Center of Oral Health (CMSBD) of Ouagadougou. This is a cross-sectional study carried out during January 2016. Data... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2016.0191[Article Number: D8DB5B158930]
The aim of the study was to find out the relative reliability of different clinical anatomical landmarks to determine the midline of face and the hierarchy of facial anatomical landmarks closest to the midline of the face. The facial anatomical landmarks such as - nasion, tip of nose, tip of philtrum, incisive papilla and dental midline were chosen as they are commonly used in clinical practice. 100 patients were... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2015.0178[Article Number: 7FD14E158100]
The high cariogenicity of all black cola drinks is recognized by all oral health care professionals. It has been proven that black cola drinks pose a threat to the integrity of tooth structure. Despite the presence or absence of artificial sweeteners in cola drinks, both regular and diet soft drinks still contain phosphoric and citric acid, which contributes to the total acidic challenge potential on enamel. Fourteen... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2015.0184[Article Number: FF0B22557879]
Awareness of malocclusion and the need to make corrections have increasingly become prevalent among young population. The demand for orthodontic treatment also became more noticeable in dental practices. The aims of the present study were to assess Jazan University students, with respect to awareness and behavior related to orthodontic treatment and the effect of gender differences on the distribution of oral health... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2015.0180[Article Number: A4DE90557259]
Proper tooth brushing technique along with tooth brush replacement at recommended intervals may help to protect the accumulation of plaque and reduce the prevalence of dental caries and gingivitis. We aimed to determine the frequency of tooth brush change and the variables associated with this practice in population living in Karachi. A cross sectional study was conducted among dental Orthodontics and Pediatric... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2015.0182[Article Number: E90BDE757158]
LASER (light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation) devices transform light of various frequencies into chromatic radiation that is capable of mobilizing heat and power when focused at a close range. They are usually named after the active medium employed, which can either be a container of gas, a crystal, or a solid-state semi conductor. Key words: LASER, light, radiation, semi conductor. Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2015.0177[Article Number: A81900255776]
The aim of this study has evaluated if lidocaine 2% with 1:100.000 epinephrine used as subgingival irrigation has anti-inflammatory effect after periodontal therapy. Seventeen patients were selected to this paired split mouth randomized, subject-blind study. Each patient had a minimum of two sites labeled and alleatory separated, both with probe depth ≥ 5 mm. Each site were separated in two groups:... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2015.0183[Article Number: CE96D0755776]
The aim of this study was to address and analyze several ethical issues relating to the behavioral conduct of general practitioners and endodontists towards instrument fracture during root canal treatment. Data was collected from a group of general practitioners and endodontists and other specialist from other field who perform root canal treatment, using an open ended questionnaire, which was later reviewed and... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2015.0181[Article Number: 1DB9AC755777]
This study aims to evaluate the fracture resistance of acrylic resin used in temporary prosthesis with an extension cantilever, using glass fibers treated with silane as reinforcement, varying the distribution and positioning within the matrix. Fifty specimens were produced and divided equally into five groups: Group I, without reinforcement; Group II, reinforced with continuous, concentrated and aligned fibers; Group... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2015.0174[Article Number: 6FEA9C755779]
Optimum oral health is required to eat, socialize without discomfort or embarrassment. Untreated dental caries is a common problem faced by the population in developing countries affecting the development of the child. A cross sectional study was conducted among 3 to 5 years old preschool children to evaluate the prevalence of dental caries and consequences of untreated dental caries. Dental caries was measured using... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2015.0175[Article Number: 564D8D855236]
The aim of the present study was to analyze the intentions and knowledge of mothers in the postpartum period regarding the feeding habits and oral health of their children. A cross-sectional study was conducted involving 286 mothers at a teaching hospital in Southern Brazil. The variables of interest were collected using a semi-structured questionnaire. Knowledge scores were analyzed numerically and dichotomized as... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JDOH2015.0173[Article Number: 6C0D1AC55238]
The aim of this study was to compare the effects of primary and secondary wound closure on post-operative pain, swelling, and acute alveolar ostietis (AO) after surgical extraction of partially impacted lower third molars. A prospective randomized parallel clinical trial was conducted on 60 patients. Exclusion criteria included pericoronal infection and uncontrolled systemic diseases. Pain was estimated preoperatively.... Read more.
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