Publications by authors named "Muhaseena Moothedath"

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Role of Nanotechnology in Dentistry: Systematic Review.

J Int Soc Prev Community Dent 2019 Nov-Dec;9(6):535-541. Epub 2019 Nov 4.

Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia.

Aim: This systematic review aimed to provide an overview of role of nanotechnology in dentistry and to evaluate its applicability in prevention and treatment of oral diseases.

Materials And Methods: A systematic literature search was conducted in 2 electronic databases - PMC and Cochrane. The search was restricted to the articles published during the last 5 years. First-level screening was done to select articles for the review on the basis of title and abstract. Then, full texts of selected articles were studied, and relevant articles were selected to be included in this review. Articles selected were critically appraised to evaluate their quality.

Results: Literature search revealed 837 articles in PMC, 15 in Clinical trial register of US National library, and 43 in Cochrane. Additional 6 articles were identified by hand search. Eleven clinical trials were included in this review.

Conclusion: Advancement in nanotechnology has greatly influenced dental disease prevention and therapy significantly.
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November 2019