Investigation of the effects of the chromosomal regions of mouse chromosome 2 on susceptibility to dental caries using congenic strains

We examined the dental caries scores obtained from caries induction, salivary secretion volume, and enamel hardness in the strains C57BL/6Slc, C3H/HeSlc, B6-Chr.2C3H, and three types of congenic mouse strains that we generated.ResultsWe successfully generated three types of congenic mouse strains. The caries scores of congenic mice, which had the C3H/HeSlc-derived interval between D2Mit126 (84 Mega base pair; Mbp) and D2Mit226 (163 Mbp), were significantly lower than that of any other mouse strain studied herein (p 
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: DNI treatment on an emergency basis requires proper diagnosis and effective management. To confirm diagnosis and prevent serious complications, it is essential for physicians to recognize the spaces of the head and neck that are likely to be affected by DNI. PMID: 31814344 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
Conclusions: Childhood caries in the rural area was far more severe than that in the urban area. This disparity was determined by several factors such as the high proportion of left-behind children in the rural area (e.g. children who remain in rural regions of China while their parents leave to work in urban areas). Our government should put the prevention of caries among rural children at a higher priority in the near future to narrow the gap between rural and urban areas.
Source: Oral health and Preventive dentistry - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
The co-occurrence of caries and periodontitis and a possible association is still a matter of debate. Thus, the aim of the study was to determine the co-occurrence of caries and periodontitis in Chilean adults.
Source: BMC Oral Health - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Dental problems are the most prevalent chronic disease worldwide, with up to half of all kindergarten children having tooth decay. However, there is a lack of evidence of whether unaddressed dental needs (UDNs...
Source: BMC Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
International&American Associations for Dental Research Alexandria, VA, USA - 2019 marks the Centennial of theJournal of Dental Research (JDR). Over the last century theJDR has been dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all sciences relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. To celebrate, theJDR is featuring a yearlong, commemorative article and podcast series that highlights topics that have transformed dental, oral and craniofacial research over the past 100 years. The importance and value of behavioral sciences in dentistry has long been...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - Category: Dentistry Source Type: news
We present the case of an adult patient with cherubism, who underwent dental extraction due to chronic apical periodontitis, at a bony site that was involved with a lesion in the affected jaw. A 19-year-old woman with cherubism, exhibiting severe bilateral expansion of the lower jaw, had a decayed second molar present in a lesion of her affected mandible. Although she had reached adulthood, it was unclear if active growth of the lesion had been arrested. On removal, the tooth showed osseous ankyloses and required root separation. Postoperative healing was normal and without complications, such as wound infection and regrow...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
ConclusionHigh consumption of sports drinks is positively associated with erosive tooth wear. Children whose caregivers ’ educational level is low are less likely to present erosive tooth wear.
Source: European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
This article reports on the decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT) scores in relation to demographic characteristics for a mixed‐ancestry South African population.MethodsThis cross ‐sectional epidemiological study was part of the ongoing Cape Town Bellville South Vascular and Metabolic Health Study. Each participant signed an informed consent form prior to enrolling in the study. During a clinical examination, DMFT score and components were recorded for each participant. Dat a analysis was performed with the statistical Package STATA 15.ResultsA sample of 1,885 participants was included in the study. Sixty ‐eight p...
Source: International Dental Journal - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Scientific Research Report Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: Journal of Herbal MedicineAuthor(s): Farkash Yosi, Feldman Mark, Ginsburg Isaac, Shalish Miriam, Steinberg DoronAbstractDental biofilm is recognized as the primary cause of oral infections, caries being the most common. Orthodontic appliances might increase the risk for dental caries and white spot lesions. Phytomedicinal methods were shown to inhibit dental biofilm formation. The goal of this study was to examine whether Padma hepaten (PH), a polyphenolic formula derived from traditional Tibetan medicine, could inhibit the caries-inducing properties of S. mutans. B...
Source: Journal of Herbal Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
The objective was to evaluate the current status of ...
Source: BMC Oral Health - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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