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Periodontal Infection: Case Study

Dentistry Gone Digital

Have you ever had a patient with a periodontal infection? The post Periodontal Infection: Case Study appeared first on igniteDDS. By: Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD. Here is a case study of my experience with it.

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Periodontal treatment for preventing cardiovascular disease in people with periodontitis

The Dental Elf

This Cochrane review update on the effects of periodontal therapy for primary or secondary prevention of CVD in people with chronic periodontitis includes 2 studies which provide very low certainty evidence.

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Influence of the timing of periodontal intervention on periapical/periodontal repair in endodontic-periodontal lesions: a systematic review

Dental News and Technology

Published: 30 December 2022 Clinical Oral Investigations (2022 Abstract Introduction This study is aimed at answering the following question: “Does the timing of periodontal intervention influence the periapical/periodontal repair in endodontic-periodontal lesions?”.

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Air polishing in supportive periodontal treatment

The Dental Elf

This review comparing of air polishing devices with conventional periodontal therapy (hand instrumentation and/or ultrasonic debridement), in patients undergoing periodontal maintenance therapy included 14 RCTs.

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Adjunctive therapies during supportive periodontal care

The Dental Elf

This review of adjunctive therapies during supportive periodontal care (SPC) in patients with residual/relapsing pockets included 12 studies that currently provide insufficient/poor evidence to determine the efficacy of adjunctive strategies to improve SPC.

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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.

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When Inflammation Remains Post-Periodontal Therapy

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Sheldon, DMD—recently published a Guest Editorial in the Journal of the American Dental Association on the need for clinical recommendations regarding the treatment of patients who continue to experience inflammation after non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) has been completed.

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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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Miswak use for periodontal health in adults

The Dental Elf

The post Miswak use for periodontal health in adults appeared first on National Elf Service. meta-analysis oral health periodontal disease systematic review arak tree gingival indicies gingivitis miswak neem plaque scores Salvadora persica toothbrushing

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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.

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Periodontal disease in pregnancy – How common is it?

The Dental Elf

This review of the prevalence of periodontal disease among pregnant women included 20 studies. The post Periodontal disease in pregnancy – How common is it? The findings suggest an overal prevalence of 40% (95%CI; 15 to 100%) based on 3 studies using the same assessment criteria.

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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.

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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.

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Study Finds Periodontal Therapy Is a Failure for Heavy Smokers

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A study conducted by researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark discovered that heavy smokers who underwent regular nonsurgical periodontal therapy received little to no benefit.

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The efficacy of periodontal regenerative therapies, more challenges with network meta-analysis

The Dental Elf

Mark-Steven Howe takes a detailed look at this review update and network meta-analyses of periodontal regenerative therapies. The post The efficacy of periodontal regenerative therapies, more challenges with network meta-analysis appeared first on National Elf Service.

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Full-mouth scaling or full-mouth disinfection (within 24 hours) for treatment of periodontitis

The Dental Elf

This Cochrane review update comparing full-mouth scaling/disinfection (FMS/D) to conventional quadrant scaling for periodontitis for the treatment of periodontitis included 20 RCTs.

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Dietary omega-3 fatty acids as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal treatment

The Dental Elf

This review assessing the impact of dietary omega-3 fatty acids as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal treatment when compared with periodontal treatment alone included 10 trials ivolving a total of 467 patients.

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Omega-3 fatty acids as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal therapy

The Dental Elf

3) fatty acids and non-surgical periodontal therapy (SRP)on probing pocket depth (PPD) and the clinical attachment level (CAL) included 10 RCTs. The post Omega-3 fatty acids as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal therapy appeared first on National Elf Service.

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The Link Between Periodontal Disease and Heart Failure

Dentistry Gone Digital

This study was released at the start of July in one of the Journals of the American College of Cardiology and discusses the impact of periodontal disease, commonly known as gum disease, on heart failure. In-depth Discussion of Periodontal Disease and Heart Failure. By: Tom Viola, RPh.

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Supporting Periodontal Maintenance With Power Instrumentation

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Ultrasonic instrumentation can help clinicians maximize scaling and root planing results as part of a comprehensive periodontal maintenance regimen. Effectiveness is dependent on assessing the periodontal conditions accurately, having adequate time for PM, and selecting appropriate therapy.

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Periodontal Manifestations of Neurofibromatosis

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Until recently, the relationship between genetic disorders and periodontal diseases was unclear. Of interest to clinicians who provide periodontal care, this Perio Update reviews the periodontal manifestations of neurofibromatosis.

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Modified pulpotomy procedure in immature permanent teeth with apical periodontitis: a randomised controlled trial

Dental News and Technology

Dentistry and oral medicine Original research [link] Xiao1,2,3,4,5,6, Zhengbing Chi1,2,3,4,5,6, Wentao Shi3,4,6,7, Jun Wang1,2,3,4,5,6 Abstract Objectives The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a modified pulpotomy (MP) procedure in immature permanent teeth with apical periodontitis (AP). Design Randomised controlled trial.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Researchers Investigate Connection Between Periodontitis and Alzheimer Disease

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Participants received oral exams to pinpoint any signs of periodontal disease, as well as blood tests for antibodies against causative bacteria. million grant to the New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry, to fund further research into the relationship between periodontitis and AD.

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Apical Periodontitis – Is treatment with modern root canal instrumentation more effective?

The Dental Elf

The post Apical Periodontitis – Is treatment with modern root canal instrumentation more effective?

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Association between circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D metabolites and periodontitis: Results from the NHANES 2009-2012 and Mendelian randomization study

Dental News and Technology

Abstract Aim: This study sought to investigate associations of 25(OH)D metabolites with periodontitis, and to assess causality using Mendelian randomization (MR). The association of periodontitis with 25(OH)D metabolites was assessed using multivariable logistic regression analysis.

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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.

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Clinical outcomes of dental implants in patients with and without history of periodontitis: A 20-year prospective study

Dental News and Technology

Abstract Aim: To present the 20-year clinical outcomes of tissue-level implants in partially edentulous patients previously treated for periodontitis and in periodontally healthy patients (PHP). J Clin Periodontol. 2022 Aug 10. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13716. Online ahead of print.

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Metronidazole for treatment of non-periodontal dental infections

The Dental Elf

lactam monotherapy in non- periodontal dental infections includes 3 RCTs. lactam antibiotics for the treatment of non-periodontal dental infections. The post Metronidazole for treatment of non-periodontal dental infections appeared first on National Elf Service.

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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.

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A randomized multi-center study on the effectiveness of non-surgical periodontal therapy in general practice

Dental News and Technology

Abstract Aim: To evaluate the effectiveness of two non-surgical treatment protocols for periodontitis patients in general dental practice. J Clin Periodontol. 2022 Jul 14. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13703. Online ahead of print.

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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.

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Study Investigates Impact of Floss and Interdental Brushes on Periodontitis

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

New research conducted in Korea looks at the effects of flossing and interdental brush use on the prevention of periodontitis. Participants underwent a periodontal assessment and then answered a questionnaire on whether they used floss or interdental brushes for interdental cleaning.

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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.

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Association between periodontitis and mild cognitive impairment: a clinical pilot study

Dental News and Technology

Objective: To evaluate the association between periodontitis and mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and explore the potential local oral risk factors for MCI. In this study, the control group consisted of periodontal disease patients without cognitive impairment, and the case group (MCI group) consisted of those diagnosed with MCI referred by the geriatrics specialists. 5.56, P= 0.062) of periodontitis, staging had a greater impact on MCI (?²=7.69,

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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.

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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.

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Dental Researchers Make Discovery Regarding Periodontal Diseases and Alzheimer Disease

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Researchers at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine have discovered a link between Fusobacterium nucleatum , a periodontal pathogen, and the progression of Alzheimer disease.

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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.

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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.

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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.