Preformed pediatric zirconia crown versus preformed pediatric metal crown: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial

This study will investigate two types of preformed pediatric crowns for the management of severe decay on primary molars. The results may help practitioners choose the better therapeutic option and to explain to parents the advantages and disadvantages of these two therapies.Trial registrationNCT03296709. Registered on  27 September 2017.
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This study was designed to look at the species of bacteria that use nitrate and convert it into nitric oxide, which when swallowed helps maintain a widening of blood vessels that leads to the ongoing effect of exercise on blood pressure. Published in the journal Free Radical Biology and Medicine, the study asked participants to fast for the night and then run on a treadmill the next day for 30 minutes on two separate occasions. At one, 30, 60,and 90 minutes after each run they were asked to wash their mouths with either a placebo of mint-flavored water or antibacterial mouthwash. Blood and saliva samples were collected and...
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According to the World Health Organization, dental caries remains a major oral health problem in most industrialized countries, affecting 60% to 90% of schoolchildren and the vast majority of adults. Caries is the most prevalent oral disease causing major public health problems. The impact on individuals, families, and communities, as a result of pain and suffering, impairment of function, and reduced quality of life, is substantial. Moreover, the traditional surgical treatment for caries is extremely costly; it is the fourth most expensive disease to treat in most industrialized countries.
Source: Dental Clinics of North America - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Preface Source Type: research
Conclusion: There is an urgent need for comprehensive oral health educational programs, and accessible and affordable oral health services to be provided to rural community.
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research
(Charlotte, NC – July 29, 2019) America ’s ToothFairy announced today that Patterson Dental has generously donated $100,000 to support America’s ToothFairy and their National Mobile Care Initiative, supporting dental care for thousands of children in need across the country. The announcement marks the 12th straight year of support for the foundation from Patterson Dental.Since 2007, Patterson Dental provided more than $1.8 million dollars of support for America ’s ToothFairy operational expenses and children’s oral health programs. Patterson Dental is the Title Sponsor of America’s ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - Category: Dentistry Source Type: news
The Lancet Published:July 20, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31146-8 Oral diseases are among the most prevalent diseases globally and have serious health and economic burdens, greatly reducing quality of life for those affected. The most prevalent and consequential oral diseases globally are dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal disease, tooth loss, and cancers of the lips and oral cavity. In this first of two papers in a Series on oral health, we describe the scope of the global oral disease epidemic, its origins in terms of social and commercial determinants, and its costs in terms of p...
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Susan L. Ivey The global nutrition transition has contributed to child obesity and dental caries in developing countries, including Vietnam. Few studies have described the nutrition and oral health of mothers and children. This a descriptive study of the nutrition and oral health characteristics of a convenience sample of 571 children aged 2 to 5 years and their mothers from 5 urban preschools in Central and South Vietnam. The mothers completed a written survey, and the children received dental exams and weight/height measurements. High rates of bottle-feeding and the consumption of sweets were reported. One in 4 chi...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Though we now think of Venice as a gentrifying playground for tourists and tech workers, in the 50s and 60s it was so infested with poverty, it was known as the “Slum by the Sea.”With an overwhelming majority of the population just trying to pay for the bare necessities, Venice residents and the surrounding community were matching victims of neglect. By 1967, a group of young community organizers — called the Venice Health Council — mobilized in response. The council hoped to capitalize on government funding and the opening of a community clinic in Watts (which during the riots two years before had ...
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This study assessed the nutrition and oral health of 836 children age 6 months to 6 years and their families in rural and urban Nepal. Mothers were interviewed about maternal–child oral health and nutrition, and children received dental exams and height and weight measurements. Analyses utilized SPSS statistical software. Most families lived within a 5-minute walk to a store selling ultra-processed snacks and sugary drinks. While most mothers knew sweets caused tooth decay, half of the children were given sweets daily, and 58.2% of children had dental caries. Caries began in the first 2 years and increased in pre...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Did you know that tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of childhood? And that 40% of children have tooth decay by kindergarten? This is a big deal, not only because of the pain and infection it can cause, but also because children with tooth decay are more likely to miss school and have poorer grades — and because tooth decay is linked to a higher risk of many health problems later in life, including heart disease and premature birth. Tooth decay is simple to prevent, yet sadly, many families don’t take the steps that are needed. 1.   Don’t skip the fluoride. Fluoride is very helpful w...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Children's Health Dental Health Parenting Source Type: blogs
Kenza Hancock, of Cornwall, went to her dentist Dr Vachik Avakian in 2008 but he failed to treat tooth decay, according to solicitors. She believes her pain caused her to miscarriage.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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