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

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581–6
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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

Evaluation of Haemodynamic Changes in Hypertensive Patients During Tooth Extraction Under Local Anaesthesia

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91–5
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The haemodynamic changes induced by injecting 2% lignocaine with adrenaline in patients with controlled hypertension during tooth extraction is within normal range and is not different from that induced by 2% lignocaine without adrenaline.

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Objective: This study was conducted to determine the changes in blood pressure and the pulse rate of patients with controlled hypertension having dental extraction under local anaesthesia utilizing 2% lignocaine with adrenaline, and to evaluate whether these changes in blood pressure were are attributable to addition of adrenaline.

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e-Published: 17 Oct, 2013

Caries Prevalence and Experience of 12-Year old Children in Montserrat

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573–7
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This study aimed to find out the decayed, missing and filled teeth of 12-year old children in the British overseas Territory of Montserrat. No study had been carried out before. Additionally, the oral-health-related quality of life of the children was measured using a questionnaire.

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Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the caries experience and oral health related quality of life of 12-year olds on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. In addition, any difference in the dental caries experience was explored by gender and socio-economic status.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 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
patients.

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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013

Orthodontic Manpower Requirements of Trinidad and Tobago

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10.7727/wimj.2011.177
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631–4
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Orthodontic requirements of Trinidad and Tobago were estimated by using results from a questionnaire study of orthodontists and the results of another study on orthodontic treatment needs of children in this country. Trinidad and Tobago’s orthodontic personnel should be quadrupled.

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e-Published: 24 Jan, 2013

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

Dental Caries Status and Treatment Needs of Children of Fisher Folk Communities, Residing in the Costal Areas of Karnataka Region, South India

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96–8
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A study was carried out to assess the dental caries status of children from fisher folk communities in South India. The prevalence of dental caries was found to be high in the study population. Further research is suggested to explore the existing scenario.

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Objective: To assess the dental caries status and treatment needs of children belonging to the fisher folk
communities.

Method: Two hundred and sixty-seven children up to the age of 14 years were examined using the World Health Organization (WHO) oral health assessment criteria, 1997.

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013

Odontogenic Keratocyst in Jamaica: A Review of Five New Cases and Five Instances of Recurrence Together with Comparative Analyses of Four Treatment Modalities

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90–5
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This is a review of odontogenic keratocyst in Jamaica from two hospitals.

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Aim: Five new cases of odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) together with five instances of recurrence are reviewed with special emphasis on radiology and surgical management. A comparative analysis of four different treatment modalities used in the treatment of OKC in these patients (new and recurrent cases)
is reported.

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013

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