Investigation of pediatric specifications for the Salivary Multi Test® saliva test system

Publication date: Available online 23 September 2018Source: Pediatric Dental JournalAuthor(s): Yasumasa Irie, Nobuyuki Tatsukawa, Yuko Iwamoto, Masashi Nakano, Tomoko Ogasawara, Kaoru Sakurai, Chieko Mitsuhata, Katsuyuki KozaiAbstractBackgroundDental caries and gingivitis are the main diseases in pediatric dentistry, and the saliva test is useful for their diagnosis. For children, it is important that the saliva test be simple and easily performed because their degree of cooperation varies. In this sense, the Salivary Multi Test® (SMT®) is superior to other tests. However, the reference value for the SMT® was only reported for adults. Therefore, the aim of our research was to evaluate the usefulness of the SMT® in children.MethodsWe investigated 125 pediatric patients, aged 3 to 18 years, who came to the Pediatric Dental Clinic at Hiroshima University Hospital. We obtained rinse water (oral rinsing for 10 seconds with 3 ml of distilled water) from boys and girls. Then, we examined cariogenic bacteria level, acidity, occult blood, buffer capacity, leukocyte level, protein level, and ammonia level (SMT® factors) using the rinse water with the SMT®. Additionally, in order to investigate the relevance between these SMT® factors and DMF or PMA, we evaluated the decayed-missing-filled (DMF) tooth for the morbidity state of caries and the papilla-marginal-attached (PMA) index for the morbidity state of the gingiva.ResultsWe were able to perform the tests ...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

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