921 results match your criteria Evidence-based dentistry[Journal]


Malignant transformation rates in Oral Lichen Planus.

Authors:
Derek Richards

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):122

Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry, Dundee Dental School, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Data sourcesPubMed, Scopus and Web of Science databases.Study selectionCohort, case-control or retrospective studies involving more than 50 patients with biopsy proven diagnosis and absence of dysplasia at initial diagnosis of oral lichen planus (OLP) or oral lichenoid lesions (OLL) were considered.Data extraction and synthesisTwo reviewers independently selected the studies and abstracted data. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401349
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401349DOI Listing
December 2018
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Prevalence of oral potentially malignant disorders.

Authors:
Derek Richards

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):120-121

Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry, Dundee Dental School, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Data sourcesThe Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences (LILACS), LIVIVO, PubMed/Medline, Science Direct, Web of Science, Google Scholar, Open Gray and ProQuest database.Study selectionObservational studies conducted in adults aged over 18 where oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMDs) had clinical diagnoses histologically confirmed were included.Data extraction and synthesisStudy selection and data abstraction were undertaken by two reviewers independently. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401348DOI Listing
December 2018

The effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the reduction of dental anxiety in children.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):104

Professor of Dental Public Health, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, UK.

Data sourcesCochrane Library, Embase, PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, LILACS/BBO, PsycINFO, ClinicalTrials, ISRCTN registry, UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, International Clinical Trials Registry Platform, ProQuest and OpenGrey.Study selectionTwo independent and calibrated reviewers selected randomised controlled trials investigating cognitive behavioural therapy use in dentally anxious children.Data extraction and synthesisRisk of bias was assessed by two independent reviewers according to the Cochrane Collaboration tool. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401339DOI Listing
December 2018

Reminder systems during orthodontic treatment.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):109-110

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle, UK.

Data sourcesCochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), LILACS, Scopus, Web of Science, Medline and Embase.Study selectionHuman randomised controlled trials evaluating the effectiveness of reminders in orthodontics were included. Interventions including any form of participant reminder compared to a control. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401342DOI Listing
December 2018

Are standardised caries risk assessment models effective?

Authors:
Soraya C Leal

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):102-103

Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Brasília, Brazil.

Data sourcesPubMed, Scopus and Embase were searched from 2000 to 2016.Study selectionA search strategy was developed to identify randomised clinical trials, cross-sectional studies, cohort studies, comparative studies, validation studies and evaluation studies that tested standardised caries risk assessment (CRA) models. There was no restriction with respect to patients' age, but caries data should have been recorded using the Decayed, Missing, Filled Tooth/Surface (DMFT/S) or the International Caries Detection and Assessment System (ICDAS) indices. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401338DOI Listing
December 2018

Autologous Platelet Concentrates to improve post extraction outcomes.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):118-119

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontics, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie, Scotland.

Data sourcesElectronic search of Medline, Embase, Scopus and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL). Manual search of multiple dental journals and review reference lists.Study selectionTwo authors searched studies without any language or follow-up duration restrictions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401347DOI Listing
December 2018
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The efficacy of articaine and lidocaine local anaesthetic in child patients.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):105-106

Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Data sourcesCochrane CENTRAL Register of Controlled Trials, Medline, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), Embase, SCIEXPANDED (ISI Web of Knowledge).Study selectionTwo reviewers selected randomised clinical trials (RCTs) that compared the efficacy of articaine and lidocaine in pain rating during dental treatment in child patients.Data extraction and synthesisTwo authors extracted data using a standardised form, and risk of bias was assessed based on Cochranes Risk of bias tool for RCTs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401340DOI Listing
December 2018
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Are risk-based dental recalls risky?

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Derek Richards

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):98-99

Editor.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401353DOI Listing
December 2018

Early childhood caries and candida albicans.

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Duangthip D

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):100-101

Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Data sourcesSeven electronic databases including PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus, Embase, Cochrane Library, LILACS and ClinicalTrials.gov and grey literature were searched. There was no information regarding the restriction of language or publication date. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401337DOI Listing
December 2018

The effectiveness of interproximal oral hygiene aids.

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Derek Richards

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):107-108

Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry, Dundee Dental School, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Data sourcesMedline, Embase and Web of Science databases. This was supplemented with searches of the journals; Journal of Periodontology, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, The International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry and International Journal of Dental Hygiene.Study selectionRandomised controlled trials assessing interproximal oral hygiene (IOH) aids in physically competent patients reporting gingival inflammation, plaque or probing depth with at least two weeks follow-up were included. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401341DOI Listing
December 2018

HEMA-free or HEMA-containing adhesive systems for non-carious cervical lesions.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):114-115

Division of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Data sourcesMedline/PubMed, Web of Science, Open Grey, Scopus and Cochrane Library databases were searched with no restrictions on dates or language.Study selectionRandomised controlled clinical trials (RCTs) comparing the effectiveness of HEMA-free and HEMA-containing adhesive systems in NCCL restorations were included.Data extraction and synthesisTwo reviewers extracted data with risk of bias being assessed using the Cochrane tool. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401345DOI Listing
December 2018

Occlusal schemes for complete dentures.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):116-117

Division of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Data sourcesMedline, Scopus and Cochrane Library databases supplemented by searches in the journals; American Journal of Dentistry, Clinical Oral Investigation, International Journal of Prosthodontics, Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, Journal of Prosthodontics, Journal of Prosthodontic Research, Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics and Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.Study selectionRandomised controlled trials (RCTs) or prospective studies comparing bilateral balanced occlusion (BBO) with other schemes, eg lingual occlusion (LO) canine guidance (CG) and neutral-centric or zero-degree (ZD).Data extraction and synthesisOne reviewer extracted the data and two reviewers assessed risk of bias using the Newcastle-Ottawa scale for non-randomised studies and the Cochrane risk of bias tool for RCTs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401346DOI Listing
December 2018

En masse versus two-step retraction of the anterior segment.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):111-112

Academic Clinical Fellow/StR in Paediatric Dentistry, Centre for Oral Health Research, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.

Data sourcesMedline, Scopus, Web of Science, PubMed and the Cochrane Central Register of controlled Trials (CENTRAL). Handsearching of references lists of included studies.Study selectionRandomised controlled clinical trials (RCTs) and prospective controlled clinical trials (pCCTs) of orthodontic patients treated with pre-adjusted fixed appliances, requiring space closure in the maxillary arch, comparing en masse retraction and two-step retraction. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401343DOI Listing
December 2018

Bicycle helmet use and facial injuries.

Authors:
Derek Richards

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):113

Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry, Dundee Dental School, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Data sourcesPubMed/Medline, Google Scholar and Cochrane Library databasesStudy selectionTwo reviewers independently selected studies. Observational studies involving patients >16 years comparing facial injuries in those wearing and not wearing cycle helmets were included. Studies were excluded if they examined the effects of helmet legislation, reported facial injuries with other injuries, compared different types of helmet or were wholly paediatric studies. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401344
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December 2018
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Questions and answers in EBD Volume 19.

Authors:
Derek Richards

Evid Based Dent 2018 Dec;19(4):123-126

Editor, Evidence-based Dentistry.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401350DOI Listing
December 2018

No evidence that fluoride supplements taken during pregnancy prevent caries.

Authors:
Derek Richards

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):73

Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry, Dundee Dental School, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Data sourcesCochrane Oral Healths Trials Register, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) Medline, Embase, LILACS BIREME Virtual Health Library CINAHL US National Institutes of Health Ongoing Trials Register (ClinicalTrials.gov) and the World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry Platform databases.Study selectionRandomised controlled trials (RCTs) including quasi-randomised and cluster-randomised trials of fluoride supplements (tablets, drops, lozenges or chewing gum) given to women during pregnancy with the aim of preventing caries in the primary teeth of their children were selected. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401320
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October 2018
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Caries removal in primary teeth using Papacarie.

Authors:
Falk Schwendicke

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):74

Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany.

Data sourcesPubMed, Embase, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and the Web of Science were searched. Whether any limits on language were applied remains unclear. Studies published up to January 2018 were included. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401321
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October 2018
8 Reads

Photodynamic therapy for symptomatic oral lichen planus.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):90-91

NYU College of Dentistry, New York, USA.

Data sourcesMEDLINE/PubMed, Scopus and ISI Web of knowledge, from date of inception up to July 2017. Hand searching of the reference lists of the included studies was performed.Study selectionRandomised (RCT) and non-randomised (n-RCT) controlled trials and controlled and comparative studies were included in patients more than 18 years old diagnosed with symptomatic oral lichen planus, histopathologically confirmed, on the use of photodynamic therapy (PDT) compared with corticosteroids, published in English. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401330
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October 2018
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Glass ionomer or composite resin for primary molars.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):86-87

Centre for Oral Health Research, Newcastle University, UK.

Data sourcesPubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, Virtual Health Library (VHL), Cochrane Library, Clinical Trials and OpenGrey.Study selectionRandomised controlled trials comparing the clinical effectiveness of Class II restorations performed with conventional (C-GIC) or resin-modified glass ionomer cement (RM-GIC) and composite resin (CR) in primary molar teeth. No date of publication or language restrictions. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401328
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October 2018
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Buffered local anaesthetic and injection pain and onset time.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):92

New York University, College of Dentistry, New York, USA.

Data sourcesMedline, Embase, Scopus and Scielo were searched until April 2017 supplemented by manual searching.Study selectionClinical trials with parallel-groups, crossover and split mouth in patients older than 18 years were included with no language restrictions. The primary outcome considered was changes in pain intensity, while the secondary outcome was changes on onset time. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401331
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October 2018
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Derek Richards to retire as Editor of EBD.

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Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):93

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401332DOI Listing
October 2018

Limited evidence for the effectiveness of antiseptic sprays for control of plaque and gingival inflammation.

Authors:
Derek Richards

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):75

Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry, Dundee Dental School, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Data sourcesPubMed, the Cochrane Library and Web of Science databases.Study selectionRandomised controlled trials (RCTs) providing information on the effectiveness of oral sprays on plaque or gingival inflammation and published in English were considered.Data extraction and synthesisTwo reviewers independently screened the studies, abstracted data and assessed risk of bias using the Cochrane tool. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401322
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October 2018
17 Reads

Diagnostic efficacy of direct and indirect digital imaging for approximal caries.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):71-72

Centre for Dental Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK.

Data sourcesMedline, Embase, LILACS, PubMed, The Cochrane Library and Web of Science databases. A grey literature search was conducted through Google Scholar, where abstracts from the top 100 results (as sorted by search engine relevance) were examined. Hand searching of reference lists only. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401319
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October 2018
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Digital and conventional impressions have similar working times.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):84-85

Aberdeen Dental Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Data sourcesMedline, Cochrane, Science Direct, Scopus and Embase were electronically searched and complemented with hand searches. Studies published from 1955 to July 2016 were considered.Study selectionClinical studies (prospective, retrospective and RCTs) relating to digital implant or tooth impression techniques, comparing patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) and procedure working times compared to conventional impression techniques were considered. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401327
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October 2018
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Global prevalence of molar incisor hypomineralisation.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):78-79

Centre for Oral Health Research, Newcastle University, UK.

Data sourcesPubMed, Web of Science, ScienceDirect, Chinese Biological Medical Literature Database, Chinese Wanfang Database, Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure and reference lists of key publications. Language restrictions were placed with inclusion of English and Chinese texts only. No date restrictions were applied. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401324
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October 2018
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Stepping down but not out.

Authors:
Derek Richards

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):66

Editor.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401316DOI Listing
October 2018

Oral health literacy, oral health behaviours and dental outcomes.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):69-70

Department of Public Health, NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland.

Data sourcesEight electronic databases were searched: Medline (through PubMed), ISI Web of Science, Scopus, The Cochrane Library, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Lilacs and the Brazilian Library of Dentistry, Controlled-trials database of Clinical Trials and Clinical Trials-US National Institute of Health. A grey literature search was also conducted and reference lists of included studies were interrogated.Study selectionInclusion criteria were studies which examined the relationship between oral health literacy and one of the pre-defined outcomes including oral health behaviours, perception, knowledge and dental treatment outcomes. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401318
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October 2018
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The influence of local delivery of bisphosphonate on osseointegration of dental implants.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):82-83

Centre of Teaching and Innovation Institute of Dentistry, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Data sourcesThe databases searched were the Cochrane Library, PubMed/Medline, Embase, ISI Web of Knowledge, Scopus and SIGLE OpenGrey. Databases were searched with no restriction on year of publication or language.Study selectionRandomised controlled clinical trials (RCTs), prospective and retrospective studies, case-control studies and case series studies in humans were included. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401326DOI Listing
October 2018

Extraction or non-extraction treatment for Class II division 2 malocclusion?

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):88-89

NYU College of Dentistry, New York, USA.

Data sourcesThe following databases were searched: Cochrane Oral Health Trial Register, Cochrane central register for controlled trials, Medline Ovid and Embase Ovid. The following were searched for ongoing trials: US National Institutes of Health Trials Register and World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry Platform. No language, publication year or publication status restrictions were imposed. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401329
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October 2018
6 Reads

More patient-centred measures required to evaluate hypodontia care outcomes and drive health service improvements.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):76-77

Dundee Dental Hospital, Dundee, UK.

Data sourcesPubMed, Medline via Ovid (1946 onward), EMBASE via Ovid (1947 onward), Scopus, Web of Science (Scientific Citation Index, Conference Indexes), dissertations and theses databases; Cochrane Collaboration (DARE, CDSR), NICE, SIGN, ClinicalTrials.gov; grey literature searching.Study selectionSix electronic databases were searched for terms related to hypodontia and treatment methods, and four further electronic databases searched using terms for hypodontia only. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401323
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October 2018
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Call for applications: Editor, Evidence-Based Dentistry.

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Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):93

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401333DOI Listing
October 2018

New Look for Cochrane Library.

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Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):94

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401334DOI Listing
October 2018

Anodised or turned dental implants?

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):80-81

New York University, College of Dentistry, New York, USA.

Data sourcesAn electronic search without time or language restrictions was undertaken using several databases: PubMed/Medline, Web of Science and the Cochrane Oral Health Group Trials Register and ongoing clinical trials. Manual searches were performed in dental implant related journals and reference lists of identified studies, and relevant reviews were scanned for possible additional studies.Study selectionEligibility criteria included human clinical studies, either randomised or not, comparing implant failure rates, MBL and/or post-operative infection in any group of patients receiving turned (machined) and anodised-surface (TiUnite) implants, both from the same implant manufacturer. Read More

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October 2018
6 Reads

Too few trials or too few reported trials?

Evid Based Dent 2018 Oct;19(3):67-68

EBM DataLab, University of Oxford.

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October 2018
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The efficacy of silver diamine fluoride in arresting caries in children.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Jun;19(2):42-43

School of Dentistry, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Data sourcesPubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, the Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature database (LILACS), the Brazilian Library in Dentistry (BBO), Cochrane Library and grey literature.Study selectionTwo reviewers selected randomised clinical trials (RCTs) that compared the efficacy of SDF application with other active treatments or placebo in arresting carious lesions.Data extraction and synthesisThree authors extracted data using customised extraction forms, and risk of bias was assessed by two independent reviewers. Read More

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June 2018
33 Reads

Are fibre posts associated with the occurrence of prosthetic complications?

Evid Based Dent 2018 06;19(2):62

New York University, College of Dentistry, New York, USA.

Data sourcesThe Pubmed, Evidence-Based Dentistry, BMJ Clinical Evidence, EmbaseDynamed, and www.opengrey.eu databases and manual search of reference lists. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401313DOI Listing
June 2018
14 Reads

One billion people have experienced a traumatic dental injury.

Authors:
Derek Richards

Evid Based Dent 2018 Jun;19(2):34-35

Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry, Dundee Dental School, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Data sourcesPubMed, Scopus, Web of Science and Google Scholar databases. Websites of scientific societies of dental traumatology, paediatric dentistry, endodontics, oral-maxillofacial surgery and World Health Organization and the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention were searched. There were no language restrictions, but the search was limited to the years 1996-2016. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401297
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June 2018
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Customised fixed appliance systems and treatment duration.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Jun;19(2):50

Postgraduate trainee in Orthodontics, Charles University, Prague.

DesignRandomised controlled trial.InterventionPatients aged 12-30 years requiring fixed orthodontic treatment were eligible and were randomly allocated to treatment with the Insignia customised orthodontic system or the Damon Q noncustomised orthodontic system.Outcome measureThe primary outcome measure was treatment duration. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401306DOI Listing
June 2018
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Oral anticoagulant therapy and tooth extraction, does the evidence support drug holidays?

Evid Based Dent 2018 Jun;19(2):53-54

Dublin Dental University Hospital, Ireland.

Data sourcesPubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science, Cochrane library, China Biology Medicine Disc (CBM), China National Knowledge infrastructure (CNKI).Study SelectionThis study included only human randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and clinical controlled trials (CCTs). To be included studies had to include patients prescribed oral anticoagulant therapy (OAT) requiring dental extraction(s). Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401308
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June 2018
11 Reads

School based oral health education.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Jun;19(2):36-37

Community Dental Service, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford, UK.

Data sourcesThe methodology followed the Cochrane Handbook for systematic reviews of interventions with MEDLINE/PubMed, CENTRAL, Embase and LILACS databases searched. Publication date was limited to 1995-2015 with no restriction on language.Study selectionTwo independent reviewers selected randomised controlled clinical trials involving oral health education provided by a dental care professional to children aged between five and 18 years old within a school setting. Read More

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401298
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June 2018
17 Reads

Taste disturbances - are there any effective treatments?

Evid Based Dent 2018 Jun;19(2):60-61

New York University College of Dentistry, New York, USA.

Data sourcesSeveral electronic databases were searched such as Cochrane Oral Health's Trials, Cochrane Library, Medline Ovid, CINAHL EBSCO and AMED Ovid and ongoing registered clinical trials in clinicaltrials.gov and in the World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry Platform. No restriction was placed on language and date of publication. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401312DOI Listing
June 2018
18 Reads

Non-pharmacological pain relief during orthodontic treatment.

Evid Based Dent 2018 06;19(2):48-49

Dublin Dental University Hospital, Dublin, Eire.

Data sourcesA comprehensive literature search in all languages was carried out. Cochrane Oral Health's Information Specialist searched the following databases: Cochrane Oral Health's Trials Register (till 6 October 2016), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library, 2016, Issue 9), MEDLINE Ovid (1946 till October 6th, 2016), Embase Ovid (1980 till October 6th, 2016) and EThOS (till October 6th, 2016). ClinicalTrials. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401305DOI Listing
June 2018
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The longevity of posterior restorations in primary teeth.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Jun;19(2):44

Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Data sourcesSciVerse Scopus, ISIS Web of Science, Cochrane library, Medline/PubMed. Studies published from 1996 to 2017 in English were considered.Study selectionTwo independent reviewers screened the literature. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6401302DOI Listing
June 2018
13 Reads

Sealants generally show equal performance regardless of tooth type and position.

Evid Based Dent 2018 06;19(2):40-41

Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry.

Data sourcesMedline (PubMed), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), Virtual Health Library (including Bibliography Brazilian Dentistry and LILACS), Scopus, and ISI Web of Knowledge, Google Scholar, International Standard Registered Clinical/soCial sTudy Number registry, Directory of Open Access Journals, Digital Dissertations and metaRegister of Controlled Trials) and the reference lists of included trials.Study selectionRandomised clinical trials (RCT) on humans including at least one trial arm comparing clinical performance of pit and fissure sealants with any other active, control or placebo were considered.Data extraction and synthesisIndependently and in duplicate by two reviewers using piloted data extraction forms. Read More

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June 2018
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Bruxism- is botulinum toxin an effective treatment?

Evid Based Dent 2018 Jun;19(2):59

New York University College of Dentistry, New York, USA.

Data sourcesPubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, Embase, Cochrane, Scielo and Lilacs databases were searched from 1980 to March 2016. Literature reviews were explored in order to retrieve any other relevant papers.Study selectionRandomised controlled studies (RCTs), prospective and before and after studies that applied botulinum toxin (BoNT-A) to the masseter and/or temporalis muscles assessing objective and subjective parameters of bruxism published in English were included. Read More

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June 2018
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Caries removal using lasers.

Authors:
Ying J Wong

Evid Based Dent 2018 Jun;19(2):45

New York University College of Dentistry, New York, USA.

Data sourcesCochrane Oral Health Trials Register, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), Medline Ovid, Embase Ovid, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, Zetoc, ISI Web of Knowledge, US National Institutes of Health Ongoing Trials Register ClinicalTrials.gov, and the WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform for ongoing trials up to June 2016.Study selectionRandomised controlled trials, split-mouth trials and cluster-randomised trials comparing laser ablation to drill removal of caries with no restriction in language or participants' age. Read More

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June 2018
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Botulinum toxin for facial neuralgia.

Evid Based Dent 2018 Jun;19(2):57-58

NYU College of Dentistry, New York, USA.

Data sourcesMedline via PubMed, the Web of Science and the Cochrane Library were searched until April 2014.Study selectionRandomised controlled trials (RCTs) comparing the efficacy of botulinum toxin type A (BoTN-A) with placebo in patients with painful trigeminal (TN) and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) reporting changes in pain intensity in patients aged 19 years and older available in English were included.Data extraction and synthesisThree authors independently assessed for inclusion, extracted standard data and assessed for risk of bias. Read More

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June 2018
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No consistent association found between dental caries and body mass index in children.

Authors:
Susan J Carson

Evid Based Dent 2018 06;19(2):38-39

Clinical Lecturer, Honorary Specialty Registrar in Dental Public Health, Dundee Dental Hospital and School, Dundee, Scotland.

Data sourcesPubMed, Embase, the Cochrane Library and reference lists of identified studies.Study selectionObservational studies comparing dental caries and body mass index (BMI) where BMI was clearly defined were considered.Data extraction and synthesisTwo reviewers independently abstracted data using standard forms with study quality being assessed using a modified version of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) methodology checklist for cross-sectional studies. Read More

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Surgical treatments for nonsyndromic odontogenic keratocysts.

Evid Based Dent 2018 06;19(2):55-56

New York University College of Dentistry, New York, USA.

Data sourcesPubMed/MEDLINE, Science Direct, Web of Science, Scopus and the Cochrane Library were searched until October 2017.Study selectionClinical trials, controlled trials, retrospective studies and case series containing at least ten cases with a minimum follow-up of ten years of patients treated with marsupialisation or decompression with or without enucleation, and enucleation alone evaluating the recurrence rates.Data extraction and synthesisTwo reviewers independently assessed for eligibility and extracted data. Read More

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June 2018
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