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Complications of Mandibular Fracture: Study of the Treatment Methods in Calabar, Nigeria

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.150
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349–53
Synopsis: 
This study of complications of mandibular fractures according to the method of treatment used for the management shows that the older methods of treatment can still be relied upon in modern day practice.

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Objective: The plethora of techniques available for the treatment of mandibular fractures suggests that there is controversy regarding their definitive outcome. The purpose of this study was to clinically study the complications associated with the different treatment methods of mandibular fractures at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Nigeria.

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27 Aug, 2013
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e-Published: 08 May, 2014

Valuable Radiographic Tool for Odontogenic Jaw Keratocyst Diagnosis and Surgical Planning

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.270
Pages: 
364–7
Synopsis: 
Cone beam computed tomography produces excellent results in imaging, image processing and three-dimensional visualization to diagnose patients with odontogenic jaw keratocyst.
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Objective: To investigate the clinical use of cone beam computed tomography in the diagnosis of patients with odontogenic jaw keratocyst and to guide computer-aided surgical treatment planning.
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13 Dec, 2012
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e-Published: 17 Mar, 2014

Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviour for Choosing Oral Hygiene Aids among Students of Management Institutes, Ghaziabad, India

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.325
Synopsis: 
A cross-sectional study of 1224 students revealed that selection of oral hygiene products was based more on parental influence. There seems to be a lack of knowledge and awareness about how to choose a dentifrice and toothbrush
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Objective: There is a lot of information available about various oral hygiene aids used for the maintenance of oral hygiene and the prevention of oral diseases but the reason why people choose a particular product is under-reported. This study sought to assess the knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of choosing oral hygiene aids among students of management institutes in Ghaziabad, India.
Accepted: 
19 Feb, 2013
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e-Published: 18 Feb, 2014

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Relationship between Body Mass Index and Dental Caries among Adolescent Children in South India

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Pages: 
581–6
Synopsis: 
This study emphasizes the significant association of body mass index, sweet consumption and dental caries among adolescent school children in rural India.

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Objective: To evaluate the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and dental caries and to study the role of sweet consumption in predicting this relationship among adolescent children in Udupi district, India.

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e-Published: 05 Feb, 2014

Dental Health Knowledge and Attitudes of Primary School Teachers toward Developing Dental Health Education

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576–80
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Teachers have a fair understanding of dental health issues. Resources and training would aid in schoolbased dental health education.

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Objective: To assess the dental health knowledge of primary school teachers, their attitudes toward the prevention of dental diseases and to identify any barriers to the implementation of oral health promotion programmes in schools.

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e-Published: 05 Feb, 2014

Comparative Study of Osteoblastic Activity of Same Implants (Endopore) in Immediate Extraction Site Utilizing Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography: Peri-implant Autogeneous Bone Grafting with GTR versus No Peri-implant Bone Grafting—Experimental

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Pages: 
336–9

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e-Published: 31 Jan, 2014

X-Cephalometric Study of Different Parts of the Upper Airway Space and Changes in Hyoid Position following Mandibular Fractures

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.028
Pages: 
642–8
Synopsis: 
Fractures at different parts of the mandibular structure are closely related to the upper airway space and hyoid position.
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Objective: This study analyses the different parts of the upper airway space and the changes in hyoid position. The results provide a clinical reference for developing timely and effective treatment pro-grammes for patients with mandibular fractures caused by maxillofacial trauma. 
 
Accepted: 
14 Feb, 2013
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e-Published: 22 Jan, 2014

Treatment Needs for Dental Caries, Restorative Care Index and Index of Extractions in Adolescents 12 and 15 Years Old

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.300
Pages: 
636–41
Synopsis: 
Oral health studies on adolescents are sparse. We characterized the patterns of health services utilization and unmet needs for tooth decay. Large unmet treatment needs, relatively low experience of restorative treatment, and few tooth extractions were moderated by socio-economic variables.
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Objective: To determine the Treatment Needs Index (TNI) for dental caries, the restorative Care Index (CI), and to introduce a Tooth Extractions Index (TEI) to estimate past and current treatment needs among Mexican adolescents. 
 
Accepted: 
27 Feb, 2013
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e-Published: 22 Jan, 2014

Ameloblastoma in Jamaica – Predominantly Unicystic: Analysis of 47 Patients over a 16-Year Period and A Case Report on Re-entry Cryosurgery as a New Modality ofTreatment for the Prevention of Recurrence

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240–6
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In this analysis of ameloblastoma in Jamaica, it was found that most were unicystic histologically irrespective of whether they were unilocular or multilocular radiographically. Re-entry cryosurgery at six months for the prevention of recurrence is emphasised as a new modality of treatment.

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Objective: To analyse all the cases of ameloblastoma seen in the two major public Hospitals in Jamaica over a 16-year period, and to compare the results with what has been previously documented by other authors in the literature. A new treatment modality for prevention of recurrence of ameloblastoma is described.

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e-Published: 17 Oct, 2013

Prevalence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Pathogens Isolated from Patients with Juvenile Periodontitis in Jamaica: A Prospective Multi-centre Study of 15 Cases over a 15-year Period

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Pages: 
235–9
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The most frequent pathogens encountered in juvenile periodontitis were different from what has been previously documented by other authors. Antimicrobial treatment of juvenile periodontitis should be based on the result obtained from microbiological investigations.

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e-Published: 17 Oct, 2013

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