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Urinary Fluoride Levels in Children in a Single School in Trinidad and Tobago: A Preliminary Investigation

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Objective: To determine urinary fluoride levels in school children in a non-fluoridated area in Trinidad and Tobago.

Method: Morning urine samples were requested from 750 children aged 5 to 14 years, attending a primary school in the area of St Joseph, north west Trinidad. Urine was collected at home and brought to school in labelled plastic bottles. Urinary fluoride concentration (ppm) was measured using an ionspecific electrode.

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e-Published: 20 Jun, 2013

The Use of Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose (Surgicel®) in closing Schneiderian Membrane Tears during the Sinus Lift Procedure

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398–9
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This article presents a method of covering the undesirable perforation of the Schneiderian membrane during the sinus lift procedure with a strip of oxidized regenerated cellulose (Surgicel®)

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013

A Six-Year Study of Hydroxyapatite-Coated Root-Form Dental Implants

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393–7
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The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the clinical outcome of hydroxyapatite-coated root-form dental implants during a six-week course.

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Background: The effect of hydroxyapatite coating of dental implants is controversial. The long-term fate of hydroxyapatite-coated implants has been the subject of some criticism.

Purpose: The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the clinical outcome of hydroxyapatitecoated cylindrical root-form endosseous Impladent dental implants (LASAK Ltd, Prague, Czech Republic) during a six-year course.

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Aggressive Infantile (Desmoid-type) Fibromatosis of the Maxilla: A Case Report and New Classification

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337–40

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013

Non-Syndromal Multiple Buried Supernumerary Teeth Report of Two Cases from the English-speaking Caribbean and a Review of the Literature

Blood Pressure, Heart Rate and Temperature Variability during Periodontal Surgery

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329–33
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Many factors such as patient age, gender, amount of anaesthesia may be strong determinants of the increase in blood pressure. All parameters that showed significant changes may increase more in medically compromised patients; such patients need more precaution.

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013

Increased Copper Level in Oral Mucosal Tissue of Patients with Submucous Fibrosis and who Chew Areca Nut Products

Cemento-osseous Dysplasia in Jamaica: Review of Six Cases

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013

A New Surgical Management for Oro-antral Communication: The Resorbable Guided Tissue Regeneration Membrane – Bone Substitute Sandwich Technique

The Comparative Effectiveness of Two Digit-Sucking Deterrent Methods

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257–60
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The effectiveness of a crib and positive reinforcement in eliminating anterior open bites and increased overjets caused by digit–sucking was studied over a seventeen-week observation period. A trend seen was that the crib is more effective than positive reinforcement.

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