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Orthodontic Treatment Need of Children in Trinidad and Tobago

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180–6
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A prospective cross-sectional study was done and the orthodontic treatment need of children aged 11-12 years in Trinidad and Tobago was determined to be three out of five children.


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Objective: This prospective cross-sectional study was undertaken to determine the normative and perceived orthodontic treatment needs of children aged 11−12 years in a Caribbean country, Trinidad and Tobago.

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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013

Prevalence of Dentine Hypersensitivity among Adult Patients Attending a Dental Hospital Clinic in Turkey

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174–9
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The prevalence of dentine hypersensitivity in a postgraduate clinic in Turkey was 7.6%. The commonest teeth affected were the upper premolar and the commonest initiating factor was cold drinks.

 

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Objectives: The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of dentine hypersensitivity (DH) and to examine some associated factors such as the initiating stimuli among adult patients attending the Restorative Clinic of the Kırıkkale University Dental Faculty, Turkey.

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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013

Role of Smoking in Periodontal Disease among Diabetic Patients

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98–101
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Smoking negatively affects the course of diabetic periodontitis. Smoking diabetic patients are at a high risk for poor periodontal prognosis and should be included in careful periodontal treatment.


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Objective: The objective of the study was to analyse the effect of smoking on periodontal disease in diabetic
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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013

Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography in the Evaluation of the Osteoblastic Activities of a New Bone Regeneration Technique, Analysis of 12 Mandibular Sites in six Experimental Pigs

Oral Health Status and Treatment Needs of a Rural Indian Fishing Community

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414–17
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A study was conducted to assess the oral health status and treatment needs of a rural fishing community. WHO criteria were used for the purpose of the study. A high degree of unmet treatment need was found in the study population.

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e-Published: 23 Jul, 2013

Assessment of Alveolar Bone Levels from Bitewing, Periapical and Panoramic Radiographs in Periodontitis Patients

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410–13

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e-Published: 23 Jul, 2013

Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography and Histological Evaluation in the Validation of a New Technique for Closure of Oro-antral Communication An Experimental Study in Pigs

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166–72
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The Sandwich Technique for closure of oro-antral communication results in vascularized new bone formation which eventually osseo-intergrates with surrounding bone.


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e-Published: 18 Jul, 2013

Prevalence of Taurodontism in Premolars among Patients at a Tertiary Care Institution in Trinidad

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368–71
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Prevalence of taurodontism in 1090 Trinidadian patients was evaluated radiographically. Of the 5324 premolars examined, 4.79% were taurodonts. Males had a higher prevalence than females. Prevalence in the mandibular premolars was higher than those in the maxillary premolars.

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Objectives: A study was undertaken to assess the prevalence of taurodontism in premolars in a group of adult dental patients in Trinidad and Tobago since there is no such data available for the region.

Methods: Periapical and orthopantomograms of 1090 randomly selected patients were examined for the presence of an apically displaced pulp chamber without the usual constriction at the cementoenamel junction.

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e-Published: 03 Jul, 2013

Periodontal Disease Severity and Systemic Diseases Prevalent in a Caribbean Catchment Area of Patients

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190–3
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Patients attending King’s College London, United Kingdom, were screened for periodontal disease and co-existing cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, arthritis and a smoking habit. A significant proportion of patients with severe periodontal disease had coexisting systemic disease and were smokers.

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Objective: To describe associations between the prevalence of periodontal disease severity and coexistence of systemic disease(s) and a smoking habit amongst periodontal referrals in a Caribbeancatchment area of patients.

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013

Lifestyle of Dentists in South India

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99–100
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A study was conducted to understand the lifestyle of dentists in south India. The dentists were found to be affected by time and scheduling pressures and pay related stressors but were largely satisfied with their jobs as dentists.

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The purpose of the present study was to know the job related stressors of dentists in Belgaum, their social life and the job satisfaction associated with dentists working in Belgaum city. The purpose of the study was to find out some of the common health problems frequently encountered by dentists, protective measures taken by dentists while treating patients and measures taken for selfcare.

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013

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