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Association Between Tobacco Smoking, Dental Status and Self-perceived Oral Health in Elderly Adults in Colombia.

J Cross Cult Gerontol 2021 May 15. Epub 2021 May 15.

Facultad de Odontología, Universidad de Antioquia, Calle 70 # 52-21, Medellín, Colombia.

Tobacco smoking is responsible for several health problems, including mouth diseases. The aim of the present study was to establish the association between smoking and dental status and self-perceived oral health in a large group of elderly Colombian adults. Analysis of 18,937 survey records of participants aged ≥ 60 years old was conducted. Read More

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Digitally Fabricated Removable Complete Denture Clinical Workflows using Additive Manufacturing Techniques.

J Prosthodont 2021 May;30(S2):133-138

Private Practice, San Francisco, California.

The use of computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing in the fabrication of complete removable dentures has demonstrated that the prostheses produced are superior in many ways to removable dentures produced using analog techniques. A variety of clinical workflows that take advantage of digital technology have been shown to shorten the number of appointments required to produce high quality prostheses. This paper presents an overview of additive manufacturing in contemporary removable complete denture workflows and describes effective three appointment clinical techniques using additive manufacturing to produce a clinical trial denture and definitive prosthesis. Read More

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Conversion of Digital Dentures for Immediate Loading of Complete Arch Implant Prostheses.

J Prosthodont 2021 May;30(S2):143-149

Advanced Education Program in Implant Dentistry, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, CA.

The development and expanded use of digital dentures has led to their use in the immediate loading of complete arch implant prostheses. This paper reviews the prosthetic complications that can occur with immediately loaded conversion prostheses along with the advantages afforded by digital dentures in minimizing or eliminating these complications. The process of using digital dentures in the fabrication of conversion dentures for immediate loading of complete arch implant prostheses is presented as well as the use of digital dentures for definitive prostheses. Read More

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Oral care and oral assessment guide in breast cancer patients receiving everolimus and exemestane: subanalysis of a randomized controlled trial (Oral Care-BC).

Ann Transl Med 2021 Apr;9(7):535

Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Tokai University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Background: Oral mucositis is a clinically significant adverse event linked to cancer therapy; it reduces the quality of life of patients and may result in the discontinuation of treatment and a poorer prognosis. Based on level 3 evidence, the Mucositis Study Group of Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer and the International Society of Oral Oncology recommend oral care for all patients receiving cancer chemotherapy and radiotherapy, although no data from large-scaled randomized controlled trials support the efficacy of oral care in preventing oral mucositis. Therefore, this randomized, controlled, multicenter, open-label, phase III study sought to determine whether professional oral care reduces oral mucositis in everolimus and exemestane-treated estrogen receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer patients. Read More

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Trueness and fitting accuracy of maxillary 3D printed complete dentures.

J Prosthodont Res 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Removable Prosthodontics, Tsurumi University School of Dental Medicine, Yokohama.

Purpose: The trueness and fitting accuracy of complete dentures (CDs) manufactured digitally from wax dentures have not been investigated yet. This study evaluated the trueness and fitting accuracy of maxillary CDs man ufactured using computer-aided design technology.

Methods: CD bases were manufactured from fully edentulous maxillary casts using a milling machine and three three-dimensional (3D) printers (two stereolithography apparatus (SLA) and one digital light processing (DLP)). Read More

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Patient preferences for different tooth replacement strategies for the edentulous mandible: A willingness-to-pay analysis.

J Prosthodont Res 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

Centre for Public Health, Institute for Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast.

Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate patients' economic preferences for two different tooth replacement strategies for the edentulous mandible namely conventional complete dentures (CCDs) and implant overdentures supported by two implants (IODs), using a willingness-to-pay (WTP) analysis.

Methods: Twenty-six elderly patients who had been rehabilitated with either a mandibular CCD or IOD were invited to participate in this study. All participants were provided with the details of the two treatment protocols, including advantages, disadvantages, and treatment costs. Read More

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Characterization and evaluation of a novel silver nanoparticles-loaded polymethyl methacrylate denture base: In vitro and in vivo animal study.

Dent Mater J 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Stomatology, the Third Medical Center, Chinese PLA General Hospital.

The aim of this study was to optimize the preparation method of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) denture base loaded with nano silver (NAg), to more effectively and safely impart sustainable antibacterial functions. NAg solution was synthetized and mixed with acrylic acid and methyl methyacrylate (MMA) monomer in order to prepare a new type of NAg solution (NS)/polymer methyl methacrylate denture base specimens (NS/PMMA). The surface morphology, mechanical strength, antimicrobial activity, anti-aging performance, cytotoxicity and biocompatibility of NS/PMMA denture base were evaluated in comparison with specimens fabricated using traditional NAg adding methods and NAg-free denture base. Read More

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Effect of peri-implant disease on oral health-related quality of life in geriatric patients.

Gerodontology 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Prosthodontics, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey.

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the effect of peri-implant disease on the quality of life in geriatric patients using implant-supported overdentures.

Background: Peri-implant disease and bone loss are two main complications of dental implant treatment that can impact the quality of life in the geriatric population.

Materials And Methods: This cross-sectional study included 109 geriatric individuals treated in the prosthodontics and periodontology departments. Read More

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Implant Prosthodontic Rehabilitation after Surgical Treatment for an Oropharyngeal Malignant Tumour Using Tantalum Dental Implants.

Case Rep Dent 2021 22;2021:5585181. Epub 2021 Apr 22.

Department of Oral Surgery, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.

Oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) represents a significant portion of head and neck cancers. In most cases, it is localised in the soft palate, lingual and palatine tonsils, base of the tongue, and the surrounding tissues. Alcohol and tobacco exposure are well-known evidence-based risk factors for developing OPC; however, over the last decade, there has been a rapid increase in OPC linked to human papillomavirus (HPV). Read More

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A Modified Removable Space Maintainer for Compromised Dentition of Children: A Case Series.

Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2020 Nov-Dec;13(6):722-724

Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Despite the attempt in prevention, premature loss of primary teeth remains to be a frequent problem in pediatric dentistry, resulting in disturbance of arch integrity and unfavorably affecting the alignment of permanent successors. Space maintainers (SMs) are distinctive appliances used for maintaining space created due to premature loss of primary teeth. But at times the dentition of children is so compromised that it prevents the use of a conventional SM. Read More

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Magnetic extrusion for restoring teeth with a negative ferrule effect: a 2-year follow-up case report.

Int J Esthet Dent 2021 May;16(2):186-201

The restoration of severely damaged teeth with no coronal structure requires an adequate supracrestal tissue attachment (STA) and a distance of at least 3 mm between the crown margin and the alveolar crest. Management of a tooth with no walls and only subgingival tooth structure implies that the tooth has no ferrule. Ferrule preparation from 1. Read More

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Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of a Patient with Missing Teeth and Loss of Vertical Dimension Using Telescopic Overdentures.

Contemp Clin Dent 2021 Jan-Mar;12(1):67-72. Epub 2021 Mar 20.

Department of Prosthodontics, SRM Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Overdentures are one of the most sought-after treatment options for patients with few remaining natural teeth. They are desired as they tend to preserve the natural teeth and its intact periodontium. This helps in reducing the residual ridge resorption and preserve proprioception. Read More

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Single implant overdenture reinforced with a metallic framework: A 2-year clinical follow-up.

Spec Care Dentist 2021 May 8. Epub 2021 May 8.

Department of Prosthodontics and Periodontology, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas, Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil.

Introduction: To prevent single-implant overdenture (SIO) fracture, the inclusion of a framework in the overdenture has been suggested. However, no investigations verified their benefits.

Objective: To evaluate prosthetic maintenance events, patient satisfaction, and mastication of SIO reinforced by metallic framework users. Read More

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Patient satisfaction and survival of maxillary overdentures supported by four or six splinted implants: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

BMC Oral Health 2021 May 8;21(1):247. Epub 2021 May 8.

Periodontal Biology Laboratory, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

Background: Implant-supported overdentures offer enhanced mechanical properties, which lead to better patient satisfaction and survival rates than conventional dentures. However, it is unclear whether these satisfaction levels and survival rates depend on the number of implants supporting the overdenture. Therefore, this systematic review aimed to compare maxillary overdentures supported by four or six splinted implants in terms of patient satisfaction, implant survival, overdenture survival, and prosthodontic complications. Read More

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The use of digital texture image analysis in determining the masticatory efficiency outcome.

PLoS One 2021 6;16(5):e0250936. Epub 2021 May 6.

Clinic for Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.

The mixture level of gum samples consisting of two colours can be assessed visually, using the electronic colorimetric method, employing digital image processing techniques and specially designed software. The study investigates the possibility of an alternative method called "digital texture image analysis" (DTIA) to assess improvement of masticatory efficiency in denture wearers. The objectives were i) to evaluate whether DTIA discriminates changes in the colour mixing ability within a group over time; ii) to determine whether DTIA can be used to detect improvement in chewing ability; iii) to select the most appropriate DTIA feature that sufficiently describes masticatory efficiency in CDs wearers. Read More

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Effects of nocturnal wearing of dentures on the quality of sleep and oral-health-related quality in edentate elders with untreated sleep apnea: a randomized cross-over trial.

Sleep 2021 May 6. Epub 2021 May 6.

Faculty of Dentistry, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Study Objectives: This study aims to assess whether the nocturnal wear of dentures has an effect on the quality of sleep and oral-health-related quality of life of the edentulous elderly with untreated sleep apnea.

Methods: A single-blind randomized cross-over design with two sequences and two periods was used. Participants (n = 77) were randomly assigned either to sequence 1 (nocturnal wear followed by nocturnal nonwear of the denture for 30-30 days) or sequence 2 (nocturnal nonwear followed by nocturnal wear of denture for 30-30 days). Read More

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Synthesis, Antifungal Activity, and Cytotoxicity of AgBr-NP@CTMAB Hybrid and Its Application in PMMA.

Int J Nanomedicine 2021 29;16:3091-3103. Epub 2021 Apr 29.

Fujian Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, Fujian Biological Materials Engineering and Technology Center of Stomatology, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, 350004, People's Republic of China.

Objective: To synthesize and determine the antifungal activity of AgBr-nanoparticles (NP) @CTMAB (cetyltrimethyl-ammonium bromide) against () for use in the field of denture cleaning.

Methods: The morphology and structure of AgBr-NP@CTMAB were characterized by IR, UV-Vis, XRD and SEM. The antifungal potential of AgBr-NP@CTMAB against was determined by colony formation assay and growth curve analysis. Read More

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Assessment of Outcomes of Immediately Loaded Dental Implants in Orofacial Cleft Patients: Protocol for a Single-Arm Clinical Trial.

JMIR Res Protoc 2021 May 5;10(5):e25244. Epub 2021 May 5.

GSR Institute of Craniomaxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgery, Hyderabad, India.

Background: Orofacial cleft, one of the most common congenital deformities, presents with a plethora of defects, subjecting the patient to a multitude of treatments from a young age. Among the oral hard tissue problems, absence of a maxillary permanent tooth in the cleft region either due to congenital absence or extraction due to compromised prognosis is a common finding. Conventionally, the missing tooth is replaced using a removable or fixed partial denture; however, the treatment modality does not satisfactorily meet patient expectations. Read More

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Implant-Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a Patient with Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Case Report.

J Oral Implantol 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Atatürk University Faculty of Dentistry Prosthodontics Atatürk University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Prosthodontics TURKEY Erzurum Yakutiye 25240 Atatürk University Faculty of Dentistry.

Patients who have undergone maxillary resection procedures are rehabilitated with dental obturators or microvascular reconstruction. This case report describes implant-supported prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient who underwent maxillary resection due to squamous cell carcinoma. After maxillectomy surgery, the patient was rehabilitated using a surgical obturator for one week followed by an interim obturator until the surgical field was completely healed. Read More

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One-year performance of posterior narrow diameter implants in hyperglycemic and normo-glycemic patients-a pilot study.

Clin Oral Investig 2021 May 3. Epub 2021 May 3.

Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health, Witten/Herdecke University, Alfred-Herrhausen Str. 45, 58455, Witten, Germany.

Objectives: The aim of the study was to compare the performance of narrow diameter implants in patients with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus type 2 (T2DM) and normo-glycemic individuals during the first 12 months after implant loading.

Material And Methods: In 16 T2DM patients with HbA1C > 6.5% (test group) and 16 normo-glycemic patients (HbA1C < 6. Read More

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Comparison of cooling methods on denture base adaptation of rapid heat-cured acrylic using a three-dimensional superimposition technique.

J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2021 Apr-Jun;21(2):198-203

Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Aim: To investigate the effect of different cooling methods on denture base adaptation of rapid heat-cured acrylic resin using 3D superimposition technique.

Setting And Design: In vitro - Comparative study.

Materials And Methods: Denture base adaptation of two different rapid heat-cured polymethyl methacrylate acrylic resins using five different cooling methods were compared. Read More

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Resistance of a novel denture identification system to various assault: An study.

J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2021 Apr-Jun;21(2):180-185

Department of Biochemistry, Baba Jaswant Singh Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute, Ludhiana, Punjab, Department of Biochemistry, Baba Jaswant Singh Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

Aim: Denture marking has been advocated and recommended by many forensic organizations. The prosthodontists can play a significant role in the identification of geriatric population by adopting denture marking as a routine procedure. These stickers are easily readable and can be connected to smartphone devices without the need of specific equipment, store information in variety of ways, and cost-effective. Read More

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Anti candidal efficacy of commercially available triphala, neem, denture cleanser and natural aloevera leaf on heat polymerized acrylic resin.

J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2021 Apr-Jun;21(2):167-172

Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, School of Dental Sciences, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the anticandidal efficacy of Triphala, aloe vera, Neem, and denture cleanser on heat polymerized acrylic resin.

Settings And Designs: In vitro - experimental study.

Materials And Methods: In this study, forty denture wearer patients were selected and were divided into four groups consisting of ten patients, namely, Group I, Group II, Group III, and Group IV, in which dentures were cleansed with denture cleanser (tablets), Triphala (churna), aloe vera (leaf), and Neem (tablets), respectively, and stored in copper containers. Read More

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Effect of complete dentures on oral stereognostic ability in edentulous patients: A systematic review.

J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2021 Apr-Jun;21(2):109-115

Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Aim: Oral stereognosis is an important sensation for a human being to percept any type of materials that are introduced in the oral cavity. It is defined as the ability of an individual to recognize objects using only tactile sensation without using vision, audition, balance, somatic function, taste, or smell. The primary purpose of this review was to evaluate the effect of complete dentures on oral stereognostic ability in edentulous subjects. Read More

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Effects of boron on the mechanical properties of polymethylmethacrylate denture base material.

Eur Oral Res 2021 Jan;55(1):45-53

Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry,Sakarya University, Sakarya,Turkey.

Purpose: The objective of this study was to determine whether the addition of different types of boron (Borax, Boric Acid and Colemanite) to polymethyl methacrylate denture base resin would improve flexural and impact strengths, and surface hardness of polymethyl methacrylate.

Materials And Methods: Borax, Boric acid, Colemanite were added to heat polymerized polymethyl methacrylate specimens were prepared for flexural strength (65x10x2.5 mm), impact strength (50x6x4 mm), and hardness (20x6x4 mm) tests according to the manufacturers' instructions (n=10). Read More

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January 2021

Clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of aerodigestive tract foreign bodies in the adult population: Part 1.

SA J Radiol 2021 23;25(1):2022. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Department of Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada.

In the adult population, foreign bodies may be accidentally or intentionally ingested or even inserted into a body cavity. The majority of accidentally ingested foreign bodies pass through the alimentary tract without any complications and rarely require intervention. Accidentally ingested foreign bodies are usually fish bones, bones of other animals, and dentures. Read More

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The impact of nanoparticles-modified repair resin on denture repairs: a systematic review.

Jpn Dent Sci Rev 2021 Nov 14;57:46-53. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Department of Substitutive Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

This study aimed to evaluate the effect of nanoparticles on the mechanical properties of acrylic denture repairs. The review was designed following PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis) guidelines. Database search was conducted involving articles published from 2000 to 2020 using the following keywords: PMMA/nanoparticles, denture repair/nanoparticles, and repair strength/nanoparticles. Read More

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November 2021

Microbicidal effect of 405-nm blue LED light on Candida albicans and Streptococcus mutans dual-species biofilms on denture base resin.

Lasers Med Sci 2021 Apr 30. Epub 2021 Apr 30.

Department of Oral Medicine and Stomatology, Tsurumi University School of Dental Medicine, 2-1-3, Tsurumi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 230-8501, Japan.

This study investigated: (1) the microbicidal effect of 405-nm blue LED light irradiation on biofilm formed by Candida albicans hyphae and Streptococcus mutans under dual-species condition on denture base resin, (2) the generation of intracellular reactive oxygen species (ROS) induced by irradiation, and (3) the existence of intracellular porphyrins, which act as a photosensitizer. Denture base resin specimens were prepared and C. albicans and S. Read More

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Knowledge and attitudes of French dentists on bone resorption inhibitors (bisphosphonates and denosumab): A cross-sectional study.

J Stomatol Oral Maxillofac Surg 2021 Apr 27. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Faculté d'odontologie de Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, 2 avenue du Professeur Léon Bernard, 35043 Rennes, France; Centre de Soins Dentaires de Rennes, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Rennes, 2 Rue Henri le Guilloux, 35033 Rennes cedex 9, France. Electronic address:

Introduction: A cross-sectional study by questionnaire was performed to evaluate the knowledge of French dentists about bone resorption inhibitors (BRIs) and medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ).

Materials And Methods: 498 digital questionnaires were collected and 358 complete responses of French dental practionners in active practice except for orthodontists were analyzed. Descriptive analysis was computed and categorical variables were compared by Z test. Read More

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