3,902 results match your criteria Acta Odontologica Scandinavica[Journal]


The association between myofascial orofacial pain with and without referral and widespread pain.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jul 1:1-6. Epub 2022 Jul 1.

Department of Odontology/Clinical Oral Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Umeå, Umeå, Sweden.

Objectives: Pain referral on palpation has been suggested to be a clinical sign of central sensitization potentially associated with widespread pain conditions. Our aim was to evaluate if myofascial pain with referral is a better predictor for widespread pain when compared to no pain or local myofascial pain.

Materials And Methods: Individuals at the Public Dental services in Västerbotten, Sweden, were randomly invited based on their answers to three screening questions for temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Read More

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Malignant odontogenic tumors: epigenetics in disease and therapy.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jul 1:1-5. Epub 2022 Jul 1.

PG & Research Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, National College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, India.

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Dimensional structure of the OHIP-14 and associations with self-report oral health-related variables in home-dwelling Norwegians aged 70.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jun 30:1-7. Epub 2022 Jun 30.

Oral Health Center of Expertise - Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway.

Objectives: The primary objective of the present study was to investigate the dimensional structure of the OHIP-14 in a sample of elderly Norwegians. A secondary objective was to describe associations between the exposed OHIP-14 dimensions and additional self-report oral health-related variables to assess the dimensions' criterion validity.

Materials And Methods: A survey questionnaire including the OHIP-14 and additional self-report oral health-related measures was completed by 325 home-dwelling Norwegians aged 70+. Read More

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Prevalence of ongoing or previous SARS-CoV-2 infection among dental personnel - the Swedish experience.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jun 30:1-5. Epub 2022 Jun 30.

Folktandvården Stockholm, Public Dental Services, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden.

Objective: To investigate whether personnel in a public dental clinic had a higher frequency of ongoing or previous severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection than hospital healthcare workers or the general public in Stockholm during weeks 23-25 in 2020.

Materials And Methods: We carried out an observational cohort study from March to June 2020, including 341 employees randomly selected from Public Dental Service in the County of Stockholm. The primary outcome variable was the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 RNA and/or antibodies against SARS-CoV-2. Read More

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Risk factors for root resorption of second molars with impacted third molars: a meta-analysis of CBCT studies.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jun 30:1-11. Epub 2022 Jun 30.

Department of stomatology, The First People's Hospital of Lianyungang, Lianyungang, China.

Objective: The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to identify the risk factors of external root resorption (ERR) on second molar (M2) due to presence of impacted third (M3) molar based on cone- beam computerised tomography (CBCT) findings.

Material And Methods: Search of PubMed MEDLINE, SCOPUS, and Experta Medical dataBASE (EMBASE) was performed to identify studies assessing the risk factors of ERR in M2 due to the presence of impacted M3.

Results: M2 in close proximity to mesio-angular impacted M3 had 50% higher risk of root resorption than with vertical impacted M3 (RR 0. Read More

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Risk of bleeding with dental implant surgery in patients on anticoagulant or antiplatelet drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Authors:
Lilin Zou Li Hua

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jun 28:1-7. Epub 2022 Jun 28.

Department of Stomatology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou, PR China.

Introduction: A large number of patients under oral anticoagulant (OAC) or antiplatelet (AP) therapy require dental implantation. We systematically reviewed evidence on the risk of bleeding after implant placement with continued OAC or AP therapy.

Methods: PubMed, Embase and CENTRAL were searched for studies comparing bleeding outcomes after implant placement between OAC/AP therapy . Read More

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Association between cynical hostility and temporomandibular pain mediated through somatization and depression: an 11-year follow-up study on Finnish adults.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jun 22:1-7. Epub 2022 Jun 22.

Research Unit of Oral Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland.

Background: Hostility is believed to have an adverse effect on physical health through mediating psychosocial factors.

Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the association of hostility with temporomandibular (TMD) pain. Another aim was to investigate if the association is mediated through increases in depressiveness and somatization in an 11-year follow-up on Finnish adults, based on the Health 2000 and 2011 Surveys (BRIF8901). Read More

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PRDX6 alleviates lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation and ferroptosis in periodontitis.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jun 19:1-12. Epub 2022 Jun 19.

College & Hospital of Stomatology, Anhui Medical University, Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases Research of Anhui Province, Hefei, China.

Objective: Periodontitis is a progressive and inflammatory oral disease and results in the damage of the supporting tissues of teeth. Peroxiredoxin 6 (PRDX6) is an antioxidant enzyme identified as a regulator in ferroptosis. This study aimed to investigate whether PRDX6 could protect human gingival fibroblasts (HGFs) from lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced inflammation and its mechanisms. Read More

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Direct restorations and enhanced caries prevention among 20- to 60-year-olds attending Helsinki City Public Dental Service - a register-based observation.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jun 13:1-7. Epub 2022 Jun 13.

Department of Social Services and Healthcare, City of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

Objective: Our retrospective register-based observational study evaluated age-specific aspects and changes in volume and content of direct restorative procedures, pulp cappings and enhanced caries prevention measures given to adults.

Methods: Data included all treatments provided for 20- to 60-year-olds visiting the Helsinki City Public Dental Service (PDS) in 2012 and 2017. For both years, the data were aggregated into 5-year age groups. Read More

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Experimental model of periodontitis and rheumatoid arthritis potentiates the deleterious effects on functional capacity, leukocyte migration, synovial and periodontal tissues in rats.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jun 12:1-10. Epub 2022 Jun 12.

Department of Periodontology, State University of Western Paraná - UNIOESTE, Cascavel, Brazil.

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate whether ligature-induced periodontitis and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) potentiate the deleterious effects on functional capacity, periodontal and synovial tissues, leukocyte migration, and interleukin 17 (IL-17) levels, and to investigate the repercussions of single Freund's Complete Adjuvant (FCA) injection associated with periodontitis.

Materials And Methods: Fifty-one male rats were randomised into six groups: control (CG,  = 8), RA (RAG,  = 9), periodontitis (PG,  = 9), periodontitis and RA (PRAG,  = 9), periodontitis and intradermal injection (PIDG,  = 9), and periodontitis and intra-articular injection (PIAG,  = 7). The animals underwent ligature placement and one or two injections with FCA to induce RA. Read More

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Self-perception of periodontal health and pain experience during periodontal examination in 14- to 15-year-old Danish adolescents.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jun 12:1-7. Epub 2022 Jun 12.

Department of Dentistry and Oral Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.

Objective: To evaluate different aspects of periodontal examination among Danish adolescents.

Materials And Methods: In all, 521 Danish adolescents underwent a periodontal examination and answered a questionnaire concerning their self-perception of periodontal health (PH). Furthermore, 107 participants reported their pain experience during periodontal examination using a visual analog scale. Read More

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Sex-specific reference values for the crown heights of permanent anterior teeth and canines for assessing tooth wear.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Jun 9:1-6. Epub 2022 Jun 9.

Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

Objective: We propose sex-specific reference values for the clinical crown height of anterior teeth and canines.

Material And Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 1426 teeth were analysed from 169 undergraduate and postgraduate dental students (83 women and 86 men, median age 22 years). Teeth with worn or totally restored incisal edges, or gingival inflammation were excluded. Read More

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Dental plaque and gingival bleeding in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and controls: a multilevel analysis.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 May 30:1-16. Epub 2022 May 30.

Department of Clinical Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.

Objective: To explore whether plaque and gingival bleeding are more frequently experienced by adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) compared to matched controls without JIA; explore whether surface- and site-specific periodontal outcomes vary between the two groups; and for participants with JIA, investigate associations between disease-specific features and periodontal outcomes.

Material And Methods: In this comparative cross-sectional study, selected surfaces, and sites of index teeth in 10-16-year-olds with JIA and matched controls were examined by modified versions of Simplified Oral Hygiene Index (OHI-S) and Gingival Bleeding Index (GBI). Mixed-effects logistic regressions, reporting odds ratios (OR) with 95% confidence interval (CI), were applied. Read More

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Development of an oral health-related quality of life questionnaire on neurosensory disturbances after orthognathic surgery - a pilot study.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 May 29:1-6. Epub 2022 May 29.

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Objective: Development of a new questionnaire, Oral Health-Related Quality of Life - Neurosensory Disturbances after Orthognathic Surgery (OHRQL-NDO), designed to measure the effects of neurosensory disturbance (NSD) on patients' oral health-related quality of life (OHRQL) and to evaluate reliability and validity of this questionnaire.

Materials And Methods: A questionnaire including 11 items was constructed. Thirty patients with NSD affecting the lower lip and/or chin following orthognathic surgery were included. Read More

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Additional information of bitewings to first time clinical examination of caries and restoration status in permanent dentition.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 May 28:1-8. Epub 2022 May 28.

Department of Odontology, Section for Cariology and Endodontics, Section for Oral Radiology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Objectives: Identifying additional information obtained by X-rays combined with clinical examination concerning primary caries, caries adjacent to restorations and quality of restorations.

Material And Methods: A total of 240 adult patients, equally distributed in gender and six age-groups, were randomly selected from an original study population of 4,402 subjects (DANHES). Clinical and radiographical registrations on occlusal and approximal surfaces in posterior teeth were categorized into unrestored surfaces (sound/primary caries) and restored surfaces (without/with caries adjacent to restorations). Read More

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Self-perception of orofacial appearance: Brazil-Finland cross-national study.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 May 27:1-9. Epub 2022 May 27.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere University, Tampere, Finland.

Objective: (i) To study the measurement invariance of Orofacial Esthetic Scale (OES) and Psychosocial Impact of Dental Aesthetics Questionnaire (PIDAQ), (ii) to compare the perception of orofacial appearance (OA) and (iii) to study the frequency of individuals who have sought or received aesthetic dental treatment between Brazil and Finland.

Methods: This was a cross-sectional observational study with snowball non-probability sample selection. Students and staff from universities in Finland and Brazil were invited to participate. Read More

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Quantitative parameters of digital occlusal analysis in dental implant supported restorative reconstruction recent 5 years: a systematic review.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 May 26:1-17. Epub 2022 May 26.

Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Thammasat University, Phatum Thani, Thailand.

Objective: The aims of this systematic review were to evaluate the clinical masticatory performance of implant-supported restorations, observe the occlusal force changes in the distribution of the implant restoration and reveal the positive and negative contributing factors of implant design and components based on the outcomes of digital occlusal measurement.

Material And Methods: An extensive search was conducted through PubMed and CENTRAL to identify clinical trials on implant-retained restorations using digital occlusal analysis methods. Two researchers assessed the identified studies and data extraction independently, and the data synthesis strategies without meta-analysis that summarizes the effect estimates were adopted. Read More

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Prevalence of dry mouth in adult patients in primary health care.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 May 26:1-6. Epub 2022 May 26.

Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology, Institute of Odontology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Objectives: To determine the prevalence and severity of dry mouth by age, gender, presence of disease, and medication intake for patients aged 18 years and over, seeking primary health care on the west coast of Sweden (Region of Västra Götaland, VGR).

Materials And Methods: Cross-sectional study conducted among patients ( = 374, age ≥ 18) visiting primary health care providers ( = 4) in VGR for any medical reasons. Patients were invited to participate by answering a single-item question, 'Have you experienced dry mouth in the last six months?' Patients giving positive answers ( = 163) were asked to fill in the 11-item Xerostomia Inventory (XI) questionnaire to determine the variability and severity of xerostomia. Read More

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Lichenoid lesions of the upper labial mucosa: a systematic review and a report of a new case with extensive follow-up.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 May 24:1-11. Epub 2022 May 24.

Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Institute of Dentistry, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland.

Objectives: The paper reports the demographic characteristics of patients with lichenoid lesions affecting only the upper labial mucosa, with or without associated lesions in the maxillary anterior gingiva, alongside the lesions' clinical and histopathological features, treatment, follow-up and prognosis. Also, a new case with lengthy follow-up is presented.

Materials And Methods: A systematic review was performed in line with PRISMA guidelines. Read More

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Targeting a therapeutically relevant concentration of alendronate for in vitro studies on osteoblasts.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 May 23:1-7. Epub 2022 May 23.

Department of Biomaterials, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

Objective: Bisphosphonates like alendronate mainly exert their effects on osteoclasts. However, osteoblasts are also affected, but exposed to a much lower concentration than the osteoclasts. Given that the effects are dose-dependent, the intention of the study was to identify a therapeutically relevant concentration of alendronate for studies on osteoblasts. Read More

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Antibiotic utilization in emergency dental care in Stockholm 2016: a cross sectional study.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 May 21:1-7. Epub 2022 May 21.

Department of Dental Medicine, Division of Periodontology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden.

Objectives: To investigate systemic antibiotics utilization in emergency dental care and to determine the most common treatment measures performed during emergency visits in public versus private emergency care in Sweden.

Material And Methods: Two questionnaires were answered by dentists at one large public and one large private emergency dental clinic in Stockholm, Sweden. The first questionnaire pertained to the emergency care provided to patients ( = 1023) and the second concerned the dentists' ( = 13) own knowledge and attitudes towards antibiotic treatment and oral infections. Read More

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Influence of dental education on adoption and integration of technological aids in the delivery of endodontic care by dental practitioners: a survey.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 May 8:1-8. Epub 2022 May 8.

Department of Clinical Dentistry, Section for Endodontics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway.

Objective: To investigate adoption and integration of technological aids during endodontic treatment and where dental practitioners (DPs) learnt to use this technology.

Materials And Methods: An electronic questionnaire was distributed to all 459 dentists who graduated from University of Bergen between 2008 and 2018. The respondents were divided into two cohorts, older graduates (2008-2013) and newer graduates(2014-2018). Read More

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Efficacy of sonic and ultrasonic activation during endodontic treatment: a Meta-analysis of studies.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Apr 17:1-8. Epub 2022 Apr 17.

Faculdade de Medicina Dentária, Laboratory for Bone Metabolism and Regeneration, U. Porto, Porto, Portugal.

Objective: To ensure a successful endodontic treatment, it is important to have a proper disinfection of the root canal. The current study compares the root canal cleanliness and smear layer score between sonic and ultrasonic activation.

Method: Systematic literature review was implemented, using 12 databases. Read More

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Knowledge about caries and erosive tooth wear is confused among Norwegian high school students.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Apr 10:1-7. Epub 2022 Apr 10.

Oral Health Centre of Expertise in Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway.

Objectives: This study investigated differences in high school students' subjective and objective knowledge- and concerns about preventing caries and/or erosive tooth wear and the associations between these variables.

Materials And Methods: A survey was conducted among students at 16 high schools in Norway. The survey included a range of fact-based questions to measure objective knowledge about caries and erosive tooth wear, as well as questions about students' perceptions of his/her own knowledge (subjective knowledge) and concerns about preventing the two conditions. Read More

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Periapical status transitions in teeth with posts versus without posts: a retrospective longitudinal radiographic study.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Mar 30:1-8. Epub 2022 Mar 30.

Department of Endodontics, Institute of Clinical Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

Objectives: The aim of this study was to compare periapical status transitions in teeth after post placement compared with other post-endodontic treatments in root-filled teeth.

Material And Methods: This retrospective longitudinal radiographic study included radiographs of 284 patients with root filled and restored teeth with composite fillings (Endo-fill group,  = 100), crown or fixed prosthesis (Endo-crown group,  = 82) or post and core restorations (Endo-post group,  = 102). All post and core restorations were made of gold alloy. Read More

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An effective method to summarise the outcomes of questionnaire-based studies in systematic reviews.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Mar 19:1-4. Epub 2022 Mar 19.

Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry Department, Centre for Dental Education and Research, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

With an increased number of questionnaire-based knowledge, attitude, practice and other types of studies, there is a need to perform evidence-based research in such designs as well. The systematic reviews (SR) and meta-analyses (MA) of the questionnaire-based studies are difficult to conduct and summarise due to the wide variations in the questions included in each of them. The presentation of these reviews often leads to ambiguous conclusions, and meta-analysis is not possible due to wide heterogeneity. Read More

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Finnish dentists' experiences with foreign-background patients-a qualitative study.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Mar 11:1-6. Epub 2022 Mar 11.

Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

Objective: The population in many countries is becoming more diverse. The number of people from foreign backgrounds is growing in Finland as well. The aim of this study was to better understand how the foreign background of a patient affects the dentist's work. Read More

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Association of oral behaviours' frequency with psychological profile, somatosensory amplification, presence of pain and self-reported pain intensity.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Mar 7:1-7. Epub 2022 Mar 7.

Department of Removable Prosthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.

Objective: To investigate the association of the frequency of oral behaviours with psychological (anxiety, depression) and psychosomatic factors (somatosensory amplification) as well as with (Temporomandibular disorders-pain (TMDp) patients and control (CTR) participants) and (no_low pain intensity (nLPI)/high pain intensity (HPI)).

Material And Methods: Fifty-four TMDp patients (48 females and 6 males; 29.13 ± 10. Read More

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Facilitators for use of oral healthcare services among people with substance use disorders: a qualitative study in Norway.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Feb 24:1-9. Epub 2022 Feb 24.

Department of Addiction Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway.

Objective: Opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) patients in Norway are eligible for free oral healthcare services; however, oral health morbidity remains high and the uptake of services among this patient group is low. As knowledge of the reasons for the low uptake of services among OMT patients is insufficient, this study adopted a qualitative approach to explore this from the perspectives of patients and dental healthcare workers (DHWs).

Material And Methods: Through focus group and individual interviews, data were collected from 63 participants: 30 patients receiving OMT and 33 DHWs. Read More

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February 2022

Effectiveness of the ICCMS caries management system for children: a 3-year multicentre randomised controlled trial.

Acta Odontol Scand 2022 Feb 15:1-12. Epub 2022 Feb 15.

UNICA - Caries Research Unit, Research Department, Universidad El Bosque, Bogotá, Colombia.

Objective: This 3-year multicentre randomised controlled trial compared, in 6-7-year-old Colombian children, the effectiveness of the ICCMS (International Caries Classification and Management System) with a conventional caries-management system (CCMS) in terms of individual caries-risk, caries lesions, and secondarily, oral-health-related knowledge/attitudes/practices, and number of appointments.

Material And Methods: With ethical approval, 240 6-7-year olds from six Colombian clinics were recruited. Trained examiners conducted the following baseline/follow-up assessments: Caries risk (Cariogram-ICCMS); caries severity/activity staging (ICDAS-merged combined radiographic/visual); sealants/fillings/missing teeth, and oral-health-related knowledge, attitudes and practices. Read More

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February 2022