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Management of Cracked Teeth: Perspectives of General Dental Practitioners and Specialists.

Aug 09, 2021

The main aim of this study was to compare how general dental practitioners (GDPs), endodontists and prosthodontists diagnose, prognosticate, and treat cracked teeth. The secondary aim was to highlight...

Orthodontic tooth movement alters cementocyte ultrastructure and cellular cementum proteome signature.

Aug 09, 2021

Cementum is a mineralized tissue that covers tooth roots and functions in the periodontal attachment complex. Cementocytes, resident cells of cellular cementum, share many characteristics with osteocy...

Aphthous Stomatitis as an Uninvited Guest after Dental Implant Surgery: A Case Series.

Aug 05, 2021

Objectives - Aphthous stomatitis is one of the most common ulcerative lesions in the oral cavity. The aim of this study was to report the characteristics of patients with aphthous stomatitis after den...

Evaluating Vitality and Sensitivity of Teeth Adjacent to the Site of Closed Sinus Lift Surgery before and after Treatment.

Aug 05, 2021

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of closed sinus lift surgery on dental vitality and periodontal sensitivity of teeth adjacent to the surgery area. Thirty patients undergoing closed si...

Relation between Bone Density and Primary Stability in the Posterior Mandibular Region in Patients Undergoing Dental Implant Treatment: A Retrospective Study.

Aug 05, 2021

Tooth loss has become one of the most raising issues to be brought up in dentistry, by both patients and dentists. Teeth are considered to be important in case of function and esthetics. Compromise to...

Novel Prediction Models for Patients With Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma at Different Anatomical Sites.

Aug 02, 2021

The individualized prediction of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OC-SCC) is essential and should be as comprehensive as possible. The aim of this study was to identify new risk factors and develo...

Characterization of a Portuguese family with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1E due to a novel point mutation in the PMP22 gene.

Aug 02, 2021

Point mutations in the Peripheral Myelin Protein 22 (PMP22) gene comprise less than 5% of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) type 1 cases, and individualize either the CMT 1E subtype, or Hereditary Neuropa...

Dental microstructure records life history events: A histological study of mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx) from Gabon.

Aug 02, 2021

Accentuated lines in dental microstructure are hypothesized to correlate with potentially stressful life history events, but our understanding of when, how and why such accentuated lines form in relat...

Surgical repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection: Lateral approach.

Jul 29, 2021

We describe the lateral approach to the surgical repair of a total anomalous pulmonary venous connection in this video tutorial. The goal of the operation is to create an unobstructed anastomosis betw...

Growing teratoma syndrome and gliomatosis peritonei in 15-year-old female patient with immature ovarian teratoma - case report and review of literature.

Jul 29, 2021

Gliomatosis peritonei (GP) is a rare clinical condition characterized by presence of mature glial cells in the peritoneum. Growing teratoma syndrome (GTS) is described as an uncommon phenomenon which ...

A urinary stone from the early medieval site of Riner, Catalonia.

Jul 29, 2021

This paper presents the differential diagnosis of a calcified mass found in the pelvic cavity of an adult male dating to the 10th century AD.Skeletal remains of an adult male exhumed from the cemetery...

Effect of thermal gradient on structural relaxation and characterization of thermal stresses in dental porcelains - A finite element study.

Jul 26, 2021

Zirconia-based materials veneered with glassy porcelain have become the material of choice for both dentists and their patients. This restoration material is now extensively used in clinical practice ...

Dental wear proxy correlation in a long-term feeding experiment on sheep ().

Jul 22, 2021

Dietary reconstruction in vertebrates often relies on dental wear-based proxies. Although these proxies are widely applied, the contributions of physical and mechanical processes leading to meso- and ...

Structural and mechanistic investigations of protein S-glycosyltransferases.

Jul 22, 2021

Attachment of sugars to nitrogen and oxygen in peptides is ubiquitous in biology, but glycosylation of sulfur atoms has only been recently described. Here, we characterize two S-glycosyltransferases S...

Ruptured mesenteric desmoid-type fibromatosis without emergency surgery: A rare case report.

Jul 22, 2021

Desmoid-type fibromatosis (DF) is a rare tumor that develops in the limbs, abdominal wall, and abdominal cavity. It is accounting for less than 3% of soft-tissue sarcomas and less than 0.03% of all ne...

Exploring the Use of SEM-EDS Analysis to Measure the Distribution of Major, Minor, and Trace Elements in Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Teeth.

Jul 19, 2021

Dolphin teeth contain enamel, dentin, and cementum. In dentin, growth layer groups (GLGs), deposited at incremental rates (e.g., annually), are used for aging. Major, minor, and trace elements are inc...

Factors associated with orthodontic pain.

Jul 19, 2021

Pain experienced at teeth during orthodontic treatment varies largely over time, with the reasons for its inter-individual variability being largely unknown: age, sex, clinical activations, psychosoci...

Sympathetic Nerve Activity During Tooth Extraction in Women Is Related to Dental Anxiety Immediately After Surgery.

Jul 19, 2021

This study assessed the relationship between changes in autonomic nervous system activity during impacted mandibular third molar extraction and a patient's postoperative psychological status, with the...

Influence of the ceramic translucency on the relative degree of conversion of a direct composite and dual-curing resin cement through lithium disilicate onlays and endocrowns.

Jul 12, 2021

The goal of this study was to investigate the influence of the ceramic translucency, restoration type and polymerization time on the relative degree of conversion of a dual-curing resin cement and a c...

Cariogenic and oral health taxa in the oral cavity among children and adults: A scoping review.

Jul 12, 2021

To review published oral microbiome studies and create a comprehensive list of bacterial species found in saliva and dental plaque among healthy children and adults associated with presence of carious...