4,313 results match your criteria Australian Dental Journal[Journal]


Perceptions of NZ orthodontists and periodontists on the management of gingival recession in orthodontic patients.

Aust Dent J 2022 May 8. Epub 2022 May 8.

Department of Oral Sciences, Sir John Walsh Research Institute, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Background: This study aimed to investigate the perceptions and opinions of orthodontists and periodontists on the management of gingival recession in orthodontic patients.

Methods: An online survey was sent to 29 periodontists and 80 orthodontists registered and currently practising in New Zealand. All participants answered questions about the timing and clinical indications of mucogingival surgeries in orthodontic patients diagnosed with mucogingival deformities. Read More

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Parental and training coaches' knowledge and attitude towards dental trauma management of children.

Aust Dent J 2022 May 5. Epub 2022 May 5.

School of Dentistry, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate parental and training coaches' knowledge and attitude towards traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) among children.

Material And Methods: A 31-item questionnaire was distributed to the parents and training coaches attending local sporting clubs in Brisbane region, Australia. The questionnaire consisted of five parts (i) demographic and professional information; (ii) TDIs in the primary dentition; (iii) fractures and subluxation of permanent teeth (iv) avulsion of permanent teeth, and (v) information and knowledge related to the management of traumatized teeth. Read More

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Endodontic Knowledge, Attitudes, and Referral Patterns in Australian General Dentists.

Aust Dent J 2022 May 3. Epub 2022 May 3.

School of Dentistry, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia.

Background: General dental practitioners often perceive root canal treatments as complex, and specialist referrals are commonplace in general dental practice. Therefore, the aim of this study was to better understand the knowledge of Australian general dentists and their attitudes regarding endodontics in general, and specifically (RCT), to highlight barriers and facilitating factors in the provision of endodontic care.

Methods: A combined paper-based and online survey was sent to general dental practitioners. Read More

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Does social support predict increased use of dental services in older men?

Aust Dent J 2022 Apr 3. Epub 2022 Apr 3.

School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Background: Past research on social support and dental visits in older people has been limited by cross-sectional design, limited social support dimensions and non-representative samples.

Methods: Data came from men with natural teeth completing Waves 3 and 4 of the Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project in Sydney, Australia. The relationship between social support at Wave 3 (2011-2012) and at least one dental visit per year at Wave 4 (2014-2016) was examined by Poisson regression. Read More

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Examination of canalis sinuosus using cone beam computed tomography in an Australian population.

Aust Dent J 2022 Mar 14. Epub 2022 Mar 14.

Melbourne Dental School, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Background: Canalis sinuosus (CS) and its relationship with adjacent teeth is relevant for surgery in the anterior maxilla. Therefore, the aim of this study was to report the prevalence, characteristics and variations of CS.

Methods: Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans of the anterior maxilla of 201 patients were reviewed. Read More

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Long-term impact of implant-supported oral rehabilitation on quality of life: a 5 years prospective study.

Aust Dent J 2022 Mar 1. Epub 2022 Mar 1.

Postgraduate Program in Dentistry, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Background: This study analysed the impact of oral rehabilitation with implant-supported fixed complete dentures (IFCDs) on the oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and its relationship with self-esteem and gratitude.

Methods: 66 patients were interviewed to collect data on OHRQoL (OHIP-14), gratitude and self-esteem, after denture delivery. OHIP-14 scores were analysed over time and contrasted between groups with IFCD complication or not. Read More

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The marginal gaps of sequentially milled lithium disilicate crowns using two different milling units.

Authors:
K Tan J Dudley

Aust Dent J 2022 Feb 28. Epub 2022 Feb 28.

Adelaide Dental School, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia.

Background: The purpose of this study was to compare the marginal gaps of sequentially milled lithium disilicate (LDS) crowns using two different milling units.

Methods: One lower left first molar typodont tooth prepared for an LDS crown by an undergraduate student in a simulation clinic was selected. The crown preparation was scanned by a TRIOS 3 scanner and twelve LDS crowns milled by an E4D (E4DM) and a Sirona inLab MC X5 (MCX5) milling unit using identical settings. Read More

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February 2022

Effect of different surface treatments on the microhardness and colour change of artificial enamel lesions.

Aust Dent J 2022 Feb 28. Epub 2022 Feb 28.

Operative Dentistry Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Background: To investigate the effect of three different surface treatments on the microhardness and colour change of artificial enamel lesions.

Materials And Methods: One hundred bovine teeth were randomly assigned into four groups. Artificial enamel lesions were created using demineralizing solution for all groups except the sound enamel group. Read More

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February 2022

Erratum.

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Aust Dent J 2022 Mar 26;67(1):104. Epub 2022 Feb 26.

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Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: a single centre, Far North Queensland case series.

Aust Dent J 2022 Feb 24. Epub 2022 Feb 24.

Emeritus Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws (MRONJ) is a painful debilitating condition which is considered rare in the medical literature available to prescribers. Dentists, however, are likely to trigger this condition through extractions and implants. Anecdotally MRONJ appears more common than first thought. Read More

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February 2022

ADJ March Editorial.

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Aust Dent J 2022 03 20;67(1):3-4. Epub 2022 Feb 20.

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Effect of CPP-ACP modified-GIC on prevention of demineralization in comparison to other fluoride-containing restorative materials.

Aust Dent J 2022 Feb 16. Epub 2022 Feb 16.

Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

Background: This study evaluated the ability of a CPP-ACP-modified Glass-ionomer cement (GIC) to inhibit demineralization around the margins of cervical cavities in natural teeth in comparison with a Giomer and conventional GIC with and without coating.

Methods: Thirty-two sound human molars were used. Box-shaped cavities were prepared along the CEJ. Read More

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February 2022

Opportune management of a patient with a macrodont and supernumerary tooth.

Aust Dent J 2022 Feb 15. Epub 2022 Feb 15.

Discipline of Orthodontics, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Macrodontia is a relatively uncommon dental anomaly and has often been reported to occur in association with other dental anomalies. Significant orthodontic and restorative challenges may arise in the management of patients with macrodont teeth. This case report demonstrates the opportune and carefully considered management of a patient presenting with both a macrodont and a supernumerary incisor tooth. Read More

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February 2022

Incidental finding of juvenile angiofibroma from pre-orthodontic radiographs: two case reports and a literature review.

Aust Dent J 2022 Feb 12. Epub 2022 Feb 12.

Private Practice, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

This case series presents two asymptomatic cases of juvenile angiofibroma which were initially incidentally identified in pre-orthodontic radiographs. Juvenile angiofibroma is an uncommon, locally aggressive benign, vascular neoplasm with invasive growth patterns. Due to the hypervascularity of these tumours, there are biopsy associated risks and multi-slice computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and angiography are usually employed for diagnosis. Read More

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February 2022

Comparative analysis between extra-short implants (≤6 mm) and 6 mm-longer implants: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trial.

Aust Dent J 2022 Jan 30. Epub 2022 Jan 30.

Private Practice and Oral Medicine Specialist, Viseu, Portugal.

The goal of this systematic study was to compare the survival rate (SR), marginal bone loss (MBL) and clinical complications between extra-short implants (≤6 mm) and 6-mm-longer implants in randomized clinical trials. A systematic electronic and manual search was performed using the PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus and DOAJ databases. A meta-analysis was conducted to compare the SR and MBL between both groups. Read More

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January 2022

The quality and readability of online molar incisor hypomineralization patient education materials: a systematic analysis.

Aust Dent J 2022 Jan 24. Epub 2022 Jan 24.

Orthodontic Unit, Adelaide Dental School, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

Background: Molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) is estimated to affect 14% of children worldwide. It is crucial that patients and their families have access to easily comprehensible and reliable MIH-relevant information. This study aims to determine the quality, reliability and readability of online patient education materials about MIH. Read More

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January 2022

Characteristics of the psychopathological status of oral lichen planus: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Authors:
K Li W He H Hua

Aust Dent J 2022 Jan 24. Epub 2022 Jan 24.

Department of Oral Medicine, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology & National Center of Stomatology & National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases & National Engineering Laboratory for Digital and Material Technology of Stomatology & Beijing Key Laboratory of Digital Stomatology & Research Center of Engineering and Technology for Computerized Dentistry Ministry of Health & NMPA Key Laboratory for Dental Materials, Beijing, China.

Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the oral mucosa having no clear aetiology or pathogenesis. The influence of psychological disturbances on OLP has been widely discussed but still bears the controversy. This study aimed at assessing scientific evidence between the OLP and psychological alterations of the patient. Read More

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January 2022

Denosumab and invasive cervical root resorption: a case report.

Aust Dent J 2022 Jan 3. Epub 2022 Jan 3.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Vic., Australia.

This case report describes an adverse side effect from long-term denosumab therapy in a patient with metastatic breast cancer. The patient presented with extensive invasive cervical root resorption affecting most of her dentition. There were no other identified risk factors. Read More

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January 2022

Major haemorrhage from oral arteriovenous malformation during pregnancy: a case report.

Aust Dent J 2021 Dec 16. Epub 2021 Dec 16.

Sydney Dental Hospital and Oral Health Services, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

This case report describes the presentation of a pregnant woman, a periodontist, at 39 weeks gestation to The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital emergency department (Sydney, NSW) with major haemorrhage from an oral arteriovenous malformation (AVM) and foetal distress. The lesion had grown rapidly during her pregnancy and she had presented to multiple hospitals and dental practitioners who had failed to diagnose her condition and recognize the potential for major complications for the patient and her baby. Bleeding was controlled with manual pressure while she underwent an emergency Caesarean section followed by emergency angiography and partial embolization of the lesion. Read More

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December 2021

Giomer composite compared to glass ionomer in occlusoproximal ART restorations of primary molars: 24-month RCT.

Aust Dent J 2021 Dec 13. Epub 2021 Dec 13.

Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Background: Occlusoproximal restorations of primary molars usually fail, so it is necessary to investigate new materials that may overcome this challenge. Thus, this trial aimed to evaluate the longevity of occlusoproximal ART restorations in primary molars using a glass ionomer cement - GIC (Equia Forte - GC Corp) and a Giomer resin composite - GCR (Beautifil Bulk Restorative - Shofu Inc) after 24 months.

Methods: One hundred and eighty-two (182) children aged from 4 to 8 years were selected and randomly assigned to GIC or GCR. Read More

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December 2021

Supplement Introduction.

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Aust Dent J 2021 12;66(4):S1-S4

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December 2021

Negative reviews online: an exploratory analysis of patient complaints about dental services in Western Australia.

Authors:
M Kroon J S Park

Aust Dent J 2021 Dec 7. Epub 2021 Dec 7.

International Research Collaborative - Oral Health and Equity, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia.

Objective: Rates of online reviews are continually increasing. Coinciding with this, is the beneficial abundance of subjective information that is now available to patients. Such information can be persuasive in selecting a healthcare provider. Read More

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December 2021

Self-rated oral and general health among Aboriginal adults in regional South Australia.

Aust Dent J 2021 Dec 4. Epub 2021 Dec 4.

Australian Research Centre for Population Health, Adelaide Dental School, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

Background: In Australia, Aboriginal adults experience higher levels of poor oral and general health than the non-Aboriginal population. This study compared self-rated oral and general health among Aboriginal adults in regional South Australia with participants in the National Survey of Adult Oral Health (NSAOH).

Methods: Data were obtained from the Indigenous Oral Health Literacy Project (IOHLP) based in South Australia. Read More

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December 2021

The marginal gaps of lithium disilicate crowns constructed by different scanner and milling unit combinations.

Aust Dent J 2021 Dec 2. Epub 2021 Dec 2.

Adelaide Dental School, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

Background: The purpose of this study was to compare the marginal gaps of CAD/CAM lithium disilicate (LDS) crowns constructed using three different scanner and milling unit combinations.

Methods: Twenty-four Columbia model lower left molars were prepared for LDS crowns by undergraduate students in a simulated environment. One LDS crown was constructed for each crown preparation using each of the following intraoral scanner/milling unit combinations: TRIOS 3 scanner/E4D milling unit (TRIO/E4DM); TRIOS 3 scanner/Sirona inLab MC X5 milling unit (TRIO/MCX5); E4D scanner/E4D milling unit (E4DS/E4DM). Read More

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December 2021

Goodbye, Farewell and Amen.

Authors:
P Mark Bartold

Aust Dent J 2021 12 15;66(4):349-350. Epub 2021 Nov 15.

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December 2021

Oral health education and prevention strategies among remote Aboriginal communities: a qualitative study.

Aust Dent J 2022 Mar 22;67(1):83-93. Epub 2021 Nov 22.

School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

Background: The delivery of effective oral health promotion strategies is essential to improving oral health outcomes among remote Aboriginal communities. This study aimed to explore the perceptions and attitudes of Aboriginal Australians living in remote Kimberley communities towards oral health education and disease prevention.

Methods: Semi-structured interviews and yarning circles were carried out following purposive sampling of Aboriginal adults living in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Read More

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Therapeutic properties of glass-ionomer cements: Their application to orthodontic treatment.

Authors:
J P Fricker

Aust Dent J 2022 Mar 6;67(1):12-20. Epub 2021 Dec 6.

Canberra Health Services, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

Fluoride has been shown to be an effective agent in the prevention of caries during orthodontic treatment. Resin-modified glass-ionomer cements possess therapeutic anticariogenic properties acting as a fluoride reservoir and releasing fluoride into the environment, particularly at low pH where there is a threat of enamel demineralisation and white spot lesions (WSL's). Patient compliance to instructions in standard oral hygiene measures limits the success of caries prevention and the routine use of glass-ionomer cements can mitigate the lack of compliance, although RMGIC's are not a panacea against WSL's. Read More

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Scurvy: the almost forgotten disease - a case report.

Aust Dent J 2022 Mar 23;67(1):100-103. Epub 2021 Nov 23.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Perth Children's Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Hypovitaminosis C, or scurvy, is thought to be an uncommon condition. Although prevalent in the 19th century, its ease of absorption and availability in a general diet has greatly reduced its incidence. Vitamin C is necessary for a number of physiological processes and deficiency can result in a number of complications including bleeding/bruising, anaemia and gingival hyperplasia. Read More

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Dentinal microcracks and cemental tears related to chemo-mechanical root canal instrumentation: a micro-CT Cadaver Study.

Aust Dent J 2022 Mar 19;67(1):76-82. Epub 2021 Nov 19.

Melbourne Dental School, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Background: The prevalence of radicular defects after root canal instrumentation is unresolved. This study used micro-CT to assess the relationship between the formation of radicular defects and chemo-mechanical instrumentation in a cadaver model.

Methods: Maxillary and mandibular molars (n = 24) were sectioned from cadaver specimens as a tissue block containing the teeth, alveolar bone and attached mucogingival tissues. Read More

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