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1. Material choice for restorative dentistry: inlays, onlays, crowns, and bridges.
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New materials--specifically the new CAD/CAM zirconia-based systems--are available now for restorative dentistry. When esthetics are not a factor, gold remains the standard, particularly for intracoronal restorations and full posterior coverage. Tooth-colored crowns made with zirconia are new and offer great promise for the future, although more long-term in vivo studies are necessary ... Read More »
» Published in Gen Dent. 2006 Sep-Oct;54(5):310-2.
2. Conscious sedation training received by specialist registrars in restorative dentistry in the UK: a survey.
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OBJECTIVE: To investigate conscious sedation training received by Specialist Registrars in Restorative Dentistry (SpRs) during their training programme. DESIGN: Postal questionnaire survey in the UK. Setting SpRs and recently certificated Consultants in Restorative Dentistry (CRDs). METHOD: A questionnaire was sent to 81 current SpRs in Restorative Dentistry and CRDs who had been awarded a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training within the previous three years. One follow-up letter was sent to non-responders. RESULTS: The completed questionnaire was returned by 67 (83%) SpRs and CRDs. ... Read More »
» Published in Br Dent J. 2006 Sep 23;201(6):373-7.
3. The impact of the popular media on cosmetic dentistry.
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The popular media's influence on social norms with respect to people's appearance is likely to have played a part in the recent growth of cosmetic dentistry. AIMS: This study was designed to investigate the manner in which the popular media have affected the perception and delivery of aesthetic dentistry in New Zealand. METHODS: A nationwide survey was posted to a random sample of 600 general dental practitioners (GDPs) requesting sociodemographic details and information on the types of aesthetic dental procedures provided and the demand for those. Information was also sought on GDPs' ... Read More »
» Published in N Z Dent J. 2006 Sep;102(3):58-63.
4. A qualitative assessment of dental care access and utilization among the older adult population in the United States.
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This article presents an in-depth, qualitative assessment of the needs, issues, opportunities, and barriers concerning dental access and availability of oral care among older Americans. For the rapidly aging U.S. population, access and barriers to the provision of dental services were evaluated. The nature and types of services utilized by various segments of this population were examined and the attitudes, opinions, and perceptions of dental professionals regarding the delivery of services were analyzed. From this research, potential opportunities for strategic partnerships between organized ... Read More »
» Published in Gen Dent. 2006 Sep-Oct;54(5):361-5; quiz 366-8.
5. Influences of palatal side design and finishing on the wearability and retention of mouthguards.
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OBJECTIVES: To examine the influences of design and finishing on mouthguard wearability and retention. Materials and METHODS: 17 students at the Dental Technician Institute at Osaka University School of Dentistry, Osaka, Japan, participated in this study after providing informed consent. For each student, a single-layer custom-made mouthguard was fabricated from a 3.8-mm-thick ethylene-vinyl acetate sheet using a standardised procedure to obtain a precise fit. Each mouthguard was modified by changing the margin location and shape through five consecutive steps. At each step, questionnaires ... Read More »
» Published in Br J Sports Med. 2006 Dec;40(12):1006-8. Epub 2006 Sep 25.
6. Dental health attitudes and behaviour among dental students in Jordan.
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OBJECTIVE: Examine and compare differences in oral health attitudes and behaviour among Jordanian dental students. BASIC RESEARCH DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS: Cross-sectional study of 314 dental students was conducted to compare differences in oral health behaviour and attitudes among these students in different levels of academic education. SETTING: Jordan University of Science and Technology. METHODS: Subjects were surveyed using a modified version of the Hiroshima University Dental Behavior Inventory (HU-DBI) questionnaire (20 Items). Multivariate binary and polytomous logistic regression ... Read More »
» Published in Community Dent Health. 2006 Sep;23(3):147-51.
7. Endodontic update 2006.
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The past 10 years have witnessed more significant changes in the art and science of endodontics than the previous 100 years. This observation is no surprise, given that change is our only constant. The rate of change, however, has been anything but constant. The rate has accelerated so fast that all clinicians in the field of dentistry need a reliable source to guide us in what works. What works today in endodontics is the theme of this update. The discoveries and advancements in endodontic technology, instruments, and materials enable practitioners to achieve treatment outcomes that were ... Read More »
» Published in J Esthet Restor Dent. 2006;18(5):280-300.
8. Long-term postoperative bleeding after dentoalveolar surgery in the pretransplant liver failure patient.
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PURPOSE: A retrospective review of a protocol-driven single institutional experience for treatment of pretransplant liver failure patients requiring dentoalveolar procedures for transplant clearance. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between January 2003 and June 2005, 30 liver failure patients requiring pretransplant dentoalveolar surgery at the University of Michigan Hospital were treated in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Hospital Dentistry undergoing 35 total procedures. These patients were stratified preoperatively into 3 different "risk" groups (minimal, moderate, high) based on ... Read More »
» Published in J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006 Oct;64(10):1469-74.
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