Fibro-osseous lesion (FOL) is a broad term for a diverse group of jaw and craniofacial disorders that are often painless but grow progressively if uncontrolled. In this study, retrospective survey of the records of all patients with histopathological diagnosis of fibro-osseous lesion was undertaken.
JF Casanova-Rosado, AA Vallejos-Sánchez, M Minaya-Sánchez, E Lara-Carrillo, NL Robles-Bermeo, R De La Rosa-Santillana, CE Medina-Solís
In Mexico, dental caries is highly prevalent in primary dentition. In this study, we determine the experience, prevalence and severity of caries in primary dentition. One in two children had dental caries. Oral hygiene practices were associated with dental caries. Certain inequalities in oral health were observed.
AA Nuñez-Solano, LE Rodriguez-Vilchis, RJ Scougall-Vilchis, R Contreras-Bulnes, U Velazquez-Enriquez
This study evaluated the effect of three remineralizing agents, in the shear bond strength (SBS) of orthodontic brackets. The application of these remineralizing agents had favourable values that did not affect the SBS and thus orthodontic brackets.
C Kucukesmen, A Usumez, BC Uludag, B Gunduz, CH Kucukesmen, O Acar
In the study reported, the efficacy of polymerization for two curing units was determined by examining the degree of conversion for different composite materials. The degree of conversion values varied according to the type of resin (nanofilled-macrofilled-hybrid-microhybridormocer), brand and light polymerizing unit.
This paper provides an insight into the level of the knowledge of private dental practitioners towards the dental treatment of the HIV patients. The study also emphasizes the key precautions to be followed during the dental treatment of HIV patients.
S Aktas, G Diniz, M Ceyhan, H Tosun-Yildirim, C Ceylan, Y Oymak, D Solakoglu- Kahraman, B Demirag, H Oniz, N Olgun
This study evaluated the importance of microRNA in classical mixed cellularity Hodgkin lymphoma (MCHL) pathogenesis. We thought that microRNAs may play an important role in the biology of paediatric MCHL and may be useful in developing therapies targeting microRNAs.
Actinomycetes play a significant role in the production of various other antimicrobial agents. Therefore, this study aims to isolate and screen for the antimicrobial properties of actinomycetes from marine soil sediments and sponges.
Water purity is important for effective haemodialysis. In this study, we analysed the water used for haemodialysis in eight centres in South East Nigeria for its adequacy. All these centres failed the standard of the Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).