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Nanotechnology in Dentistry Today

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.178
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344–8
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Many innovative materials and treatment modalities are now being used while others are being researched and developed. The field of nanotechnology is improving dental care and holds a bright future for developments in medicine and dentistry.

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

A Vision for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in Jamaica

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.162
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The vision for oral and maxillofacial pathology in Jamaica, if planned properly, will lead to a bright future for training oral and maxillofacial pathologists in Jamaica.
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Oral and maxillofacial pathology is an important bridging specialty between dentistry and medicine. This branch of dentistry is gaining special interest as a result of increasing number of oral cancer and microbial diseases. The advancements of medicine and basic medical sciences may help in directing the research in dentistry and oral and maxillofacial pathology. This paper highlights the new area and scope for oral and maxillofacial pathology in Jamaica.
Accepted: 
25 Jun, 2013
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e-Published: 18 Feb, 2014

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Tumours of the Submandibular Salivary Gland: a Clinicopathologic Review of Cases over a 17-year period

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388–91
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This study reviews submandibular salivary gland tumours at a Nigerian tertiary health institution. Pleomorphic adenoma was the most common tumours of the submandibular salivary gland in the studied population. Overall, malignant submandibular salivary gland tumours were slightly more than the benign ones.

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Objective: This study presents a clinicopathologic review of cases of submandibular salivary gland tumours at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria, over a period of 17 years.

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e-Published: 19 Sep, 2013

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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Pages: 
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

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

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)
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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013

Radiological Assessment of Type II Stafne Idiopathic Bone Cyst in a Patient Undergoing Implant Therapy: A Case Report

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447–50

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e-Published: 20 Jun, 2013

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