Abstracts Archive

Long-term follow up of revascularisation using platelet-rich fibrin

Trauma is one of the primary causes of tooth loss and pulpal injury in adolescents and children.

Efficacy of the Nance appliance as an anchorage-reinforcement method

The aim of this study was to assess the amounts of anchorage loss and desired tooth movement associated with the Nance appliance.

Success and survival of autotransplanted premolars and molars during short-term clinical follow-up

Autotransplantation is an elegant therapy for single tooth replacement that is too often overlooked in patients with missing teeth.

Headache attributed to masticatory myofascial pain: impact on facial pain and pressure pain threshold

The aim of this study was to measure the impact of a TMD-attributed headache on masticatory myofascial (MMF) pain management.

An in vivo evaluation of the fit of zirconium-oxide-based, ceramic single crowns with vertical and horizontal finish line preparations

Different types of tooth preparations influence the marginal precision of zirconium-oxide-based ceramic single crowns.

Performance of fluorescence-based methods for detecting and quantifying smooth-surface caries lesions in primary teeth: an in vitro study

Although smooth-surface caries can be subjectively assessed by visual inspection, quantitative methods would improve the monitoring of these lesions.

The Tennessee study: factors affecting treatment outcome and healing time following nonsurgical root canal treatment

To determine factors that may influence treatment outcome and healing time following root canal treatment.

A systematic review of implant outcomes in treated periodontitis patients

To investigate the effect of treated periodontitis on implant outcomes in partially edentulous individuals compared with periodontally healthy patients.

Overcoming the problem of residual microbial contamination in dental suction units left by conventional disinfection using novel single component suction handpieces in combination with automated flood disinfection

Decontaminating dental chair unit (DCU) suction systems in a convenient, safe and effective manner is problematic.

A review of the use of intranasally administered midazolam in adults and its application in dentistry

Dental treatment for adults with a severe learning disability can be complicated due to lack of co-operation.