TMD was lowest for brown lesions followed by yellow/creamy lesions while the TMD for white lesions was similar to unaffected enamel.
The prevalence of sleep bruxism was high and was associated with gender and having restless sleep. Most parents/guardians did not know the meaning of bruxism.
Prevalence of oral lichen planus in Iranian children and adolescents: a 12-year retrospective study.
Oral lichen planus had a very low frequency in Iranian population younger than 18 years old, identifying these patients is recommended for long-term follow-up.
PPA applied to various dental sessions as a behaviour management technique showed no advantage over other basic, non-pharmacological techniques.
Use and perception of nitrous oxide sedation by French dentists in private practice: a national survey.
This statistical survey of French dental practitioners offers an insight of the current state of the use of conscious sedation with nitrous oxide in private general dental practice in France. It also includes the first report of dental practitioners' perceptions of NOS use and may lead to a better understanding of the reasons why sedation is someti...
Partial caries removal increased the dental survival time, avoiding the necessity of endodontic treatment and early dental loss.
Clinical and radiographic comparison of biodentine, mineral trioxide aggregate and formocresol as pulpotomy agents in pr...
Mineral Trioxide aggregate and Biodentine® showed more favourable results than formocresol.
The use of a standardised protocol, diagnostic and grading criteria will greatly enhance the quality of epidemiological studies of MIH.
Quantitative analysis of S. mutans, Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium found in initial and mature plaques in Thai childr...
Levels of S. mutans, lactobacillus, bifidobacterium and the ratio of these bacteria to total bacteria in both initial and mature plaques were significantly higher in children with S-ECC and related to dmft scores, oral hygiene and dietary habits.
Is there sufficient evidence to support an optimum time for the extraction of first permanent molars?
There is no scientific evidence, of an appropriate quality, to support the "optimal time" for extraction of FPMs with a poor prognosis.