Intrabony periodontal defects measurement

The Dental Elf

This review of the accuracy of clinical and radiographic measurements of infrabony periodontal defects inclded 10 studies reporting on 17 comparisons. The post Intrabony periodontal defects measurement appeared first on National Elf Service.

Preventing, diagnosing and treating periodontal disease

Off the Cusp

The prevalence of periodontal disease continues to be one of the most important oral health issues worldwide. According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost half of adults age 30 and older have some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease.

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Periodontal disease is no respecter of persons

Off the Cusp

These incompetencies contribute to the overall problem that we are discussing today—Periodontal disease. 2 Gum disease and several other factors contribute to the fact that adults aged 65 and older have the highest incidence of periodontal disease in the United States.

Periodontal disease tied to heart attack outcomes

Dr. Bicuspid

People with periodontal disease are at increased risk of hospitalization due to a heart attack. But those with active periodontal treatment are more likely to adhere to postacute care visits, according to a study published April 20 in the Journal of the American Dental Association.

Periodontal treatment and glycaemic control in people with diabetes mellitus

The Dental Elf

This Cochrane review of the effects of periodontal treatment on glycaemic control in people with diabetes mellitus and periodontitis updates the 2015 version. The post Periodontal treatment and glycaemic control in people with diabetes mellitus appeared first on National Elf Service.

Pediatric periodontal disease: Causes and kinds

Off the Cusp

Adding this information to conversations about oral hygiene – especially for patients who have medical conditions that predispose them to periodontal disease – may help refresh the education process. Listed below are some common causes and types of pediatric periodontal disease.

Turmeric ingredient can spice up periodontitis treatment

Dr. Bicuspid

Curcumin, the main active ingredient in turmeric that gives the spice its yellow color, may have a role in the treatment of periodontitis thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. A review article on the substance was published on June 26 in the Journal of Periodontal Research.

Tonsillectomies boost risk of periodontitis

Dr. Bicuspid

The risk of periodontitis may be significantly higher in individuals who have their tonsils removed, and that risk is magnified for those younger than 12, according to a study published on October 28 in the Journal of Periodontology.

Air polishing or hand and/or power-driven instruments in supportive periodontal therapy

The Dental Elf

This review of air polishing devices (APDs) in comparison with hand instruments and/or power-driven instruments in supportive periodontal treatment and implant maintenance included 6 RCTs.

Periodontal disease and COVID-19: Is there a correlation?

Dr. Bicuspid

Periodontal disease has recently been identified as a potential risk factor for COVID-19. In this column, Dr. Alvin Danenberg further breaks down the connection between the inflammatory and infectious nature of periodontitis and SARS-CoV-2 infection.

X-rays reveal man's bruxism-caused apical periodontitis

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental x-rays revealed that a healthy 28-year-old man developed apical periodontitis in two teeth following an intense phase of bruxism that lasted about a year, according to a case report published on March 24 in BMC Oral Health.

Periodontal disease cost U.S. $154B in 2018

Dr. Bicuspid

Periodontal disease comes with a high cost: The U.S. The loss was even worse in Europe, where periodontal disease cost the region nearly 158.6 lost $154.1 billion in 2018 due to the condition, according to an analysis published on May 30 in the Journal of Periodontology.

Where the science stands on periodontitis-obesity link

Dr. Bicuspid

Obesity is associated with worse periodontal conditions, according to a recent literature review on the relationship between obesity and periodontal disease. Conversely, periodontal treatment appears to significantly reduce several biochemical biomarkers associated with obesity.

Can MRI help detect early periodontitis?

Dr. Bicuspid

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may aid in the early detection of gum disease by showing periodontitis-linked changes in the jaw bones of patients prior to bone defects occurring, according to a study published on March 21 in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.

Periodontitis poses heart risks for healthy patients

Dr. Bicuspid

Even patients with periodontitis who are otherwise healthy may be at an increased risk for hypertension, according to findings published on March 29 in Hypertension.

Plant-heavy diets may be linked to lower risk of periodontitis

Dr. Bicuspid

Patients who follow diets rich in plant-based foods but restrict refined grains and added sugars may be less likely to experience periodontitis, according to a study published recently in Nutrients.

The Effects of LANAP on Periodontal Microbiota

Central Ohio Periodontics

Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is a minimally invasive periodontal surgical protocol using the Nd:YAG laser. Multiple reports have shown both favorable clinical and radiographic improvement in the advanced periodontal sites.

Residual periodontal pocket treatment with Er:YAG laser-assisted comprehensive periodontal pocket therapy: a retrospective study

Dental News and Technology

Original Article Published: 19 July 2021 Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article details Abstract Objectives Recently, the application of erbium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Er:YAG) laser has been increasing in periodontal therapy.

Cannabis use and the risk of periodontitis: A two-sample Mendelian randomization study

Dental News and Technology

Abstract Aim: This study aimed to leverage human genetic data to investigate whether cannabis use causally affects periodontitis. Methods and materials: Data were obtained from summary statistics of genome-wide association studies of lifetime cannabis use (N = 184,765), cannabis use disorder (17,068 cases; 357,219 controls), and periodontitis (17,353 cases; 28,210 controls). J Clin Periodontol. 2022 Apr 22. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13632. Online ahead of print.

Technology Focus: This free app does periodontal staging, grading

Dr. Bicuspid

OraPharma's new -- and free -- MyPerioHealth app takes the guesswork out of periodontal staging and grading. Dr. Richard Nagelberg shows off the app, which follows the American Academy of Periodontology guidelines, in the latest episode of Technology Focus.

A two-stage deep learning architecture for radiographic staging of periodontal bone loss

Dental News and Technology

BMC Oral Health volume 22 , Article number: 106 ( 2022 ) Cite this article details Abstract Background Radiographic periodontal bone loss is one of the most important basis for periodontitis staging, with problems such as limited accuracy, inconsistency, and low efficiency in imaging diagnosis. Deep learning network may be a solution to improve the accuracy and efficiency of periodontitis imaging staging diagnosis.

Periodontitis is associated with cardiovascular diseases: A 13-year study

Dental News and Technology

Abstract Aim: To prospectively evaluate the association between periodontitis and the incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Thai adults. Random half-mouth periodontal examination of each participant was performed by calibrated periodontists and periodontal status was defined.

COVID-19 and Periodontitis: A Reality to Live with

Dental News and Technology

Further, we discussed in detail the management aspects of patients in periodontal perspective and the sanitization procedures required for the dental clinic. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2020 Dec 1;21(12):1398-1403.

Did you know there's a rare tumor that mimics periodontitis?

Dr. Bicuspid

An oral surgeon diagnosed and treated a teen with a rare vascular tumor in her mouth after a dentist and periodontist improperly treated her for periodontitis for two years. The link between 3rd molars and periodontal disease.

Artificial intelligence models for diagnosing gingivitis and periodontal disease: A systematic review

Dental News and Technology

Published: March 14, 2022 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem Artificial intelligence (AI) models have been developed for periodontal applications, including diagnosing gingivitis and periodontal disease, but their accuracy and maturity of the technology remain unclear. Purpose The purpose of this systematic review was to evaluate the performance of the AI models for detecting dental plaque and diagnosing gingivitis and periodontal disease.

Research Shows Link Between Vaping and Periodontal Diseases

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of adults in the US ages 30 and older have some degree of periodontal disease. Researchers concluded that while periodontal microbiome similarities between the groups exist, each is unique.

Association between bleeding periodontal pockets and eczemas - Results of the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966

Dental News and Technology

Abstract Aim: To investigate whether periodontal condition measured by bleeding periodontal pockets is associated with atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, and eczema nummulare. The periodontal condition was measured by the number of sites with bleeding periodontal pockets that were ? 4 bleeding deepened periodontal pockets (?4 No association was found between bleeding deepened periodontal pockets and atopic dermatitis. J Clin Periodontol.

Obesity-Related Inflammation Linked to Periodontal Diseases

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Periodontal diseases affect more than 47% of adults ages 30 and older, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and obesity has been found to be a major contributor. Periodontal Disease. The relationship between obesity and periodontal diseases.

Prevalence of Periodontal Disease in the United States

Central Ohio Periodontics

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHNES) reported the most recent statistics on the prevalence of adult periodontal disease in the United States from 2009-2014. Standard periodontal examinations were conducted using the American Academy of Periodontology format. The following findings are some of the highlights: Approximately 42% of the dentate American adults 30 years and over have periodontal disease. have severe periodontal disease.

Multi-class deep learning segmentation and automated measurements in periodontal sonograms of a porcine model

Dental News and Technology

Conclusion: This work demonstrates the potential use of deep learning in identifying periodontal structures on sonograms and obtaining diagnostic periodontal dimensions Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2021 Nov 11;20210363. Online ahead of print.

Periodontal therapy on the oral health-related quality of life of obese and non-obese individuals

Dental News and Technology

Published: 23 May 2021 Odontology ( 2021 ) Cite this article Abstract Oral diseases such as periodontitis can have a more negative influence on the quality of life of obese than in normal-weight patients. Periodontal parameters were associated with a worse quality of life in obese patients.

BDJ Paper – Periodontal care in general practice

Reena Wadia

Periodontal care in general practice. The post BDJ Paper – Periodontal care in general practice appeared first on Reena Wadia. For access to this article, click here. Periodontology

Ridge preservation in maxillary molar extraction sites with severe periodontitis: a prospective observational clinical trial

Dental News and Technology

Published: 08 October Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021) details Abstract Objectives To assess alveolar bone changes and treatment modality alterations after ridge preservation on maxillary molar extraction sockets with severe periodontitis, compared to natural healing.

Use of air polishing for supra- and subgingival biofilm removal for treatment of residual periodontal pockets and supportive periodontal care: a systematic review

Dental News and Technology

Published: 19 January 2021 Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Abstract Aim To systematically review the literature to compare the efficacy of air polishing to hand or ultrasonic instrumentation to reduce periodontal inflammation during treatment of residual pockets or supportive periodontal care.

NIH Awards Grant to Study Adjunctive Antibiotic Therapy in Periodontal Treatment

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded $2 million to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) to study the role of responsible antibiotic use in the treatment of periodontal diseases.

Periodontitis, erectile dysfunction, reproductive hormones and semen quality: A systematic review

Dental News and Technology

First published: 15 December 2020 [link] Abstract Background There is increasing evidence that periodontitis may affect male sexual health (MSH) (erectile function, production of sex hormones and semen quality). Keywords related to periodontitis were combined with words describing MSH.

Longevity of Teeth and Dental Implants in Patients Treated for Chronic Periodontitis Following Periodontal Maintenance Therapy in a Private Specialist Practice: A Retrospective Study with a 10-Year Follow-up

Dental News and Technology

Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. Fifty-eight patients (30 men, 28 women) who had received active periodontal therapy (APT) and regular periodontal maintenance (PM) ? teeth/patient/year for periodontal reasons), while the overall average implant loss was 0.4

Periodontal Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease

Central Ohio Periodontics

The association between periodontal disease and dementia conditions have long been known. gingivalis is one of the main pathogens in the cause and development of chronic periodontal disease. Further research is being done to establish the possible causal relationship between periodontal disease and Alzheimer’s disease. The post Periodontal Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease appeared first on Central Ohio Periodontics.

Digital assessment of gingiva morphological changes and related factors after initial periodontal therapy

Dental News and Technology

Online Abstract Purpose: To establish a digital assessment method for changes in gingiva morphology following initial periodontal therapy. Methods: Ten periodontal-healthy participants were selected, and digital models obtained by intraoral scanning and digitizing conventional impressions.

The clinical implications of platelet-rich fibrin on periodontal regeneration: A systematic review

Dental News and Technology

Abstract Objectives Platelet concentrates have been shown to enhance periodontal regeneration when used as a treatment on their own or in conjunction with bone grafting materials.

Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Imaging for the Assessment of Periodontal Disease

Dental News and Technology

This review highlighted some of the current evidence of the use of CBCT scans for imaging the most common conditions related to periodontal diseases.

Disarming a Blood-Clotting Protein Prevents Periodontal Diseases in Mice

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

In a study that offers insight into treating periodontal diseases and other inflammatory disorders, research led by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research has shown that blocking the function of a blood-clotting protein prevents bone loss from periodontal diseases in mice.

Is ridge preservation effective in the extraction sockets of periodontally compromised teeth? A randomized controlled trial

Dental News and Technology

Abstract Objective: To verify whether ridge preservation is effective in the reduction of dimensional loss and in bone formation compared to spontaneous healing in extraction sockets of periodontally compromised teeth. J Clin Periodontol. 2020 Dec 14. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13412.