Intra-alveolar extraction of impacted distoangular mandibular third molars: A novel technique
K Santhosh Kumar, A Emmanuel Dhiravia Sargunam, C Ravindran, GVV GiriIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(2):252-253Recent trends in maxillofacial surgery are to reduce the trauma to the adjacent soft tissue. The distoangular impaction presents a challenge to the maxillofacial surgeon and also results in more surgical morbidity. Here, we present a minimally invasive extraction technique for the distoangular mandibular third molar impaction. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: K Santhosh Kumar A Emmanuel Dhiravia Sargunam C Ravindran GVV Giri Source Type: research

Actinomycotic osteomyelitis of palate masquerading periapical pathology: A rare case report
We report a case of osteomyelitis occurring in endodontically treated teeth in the maxillary palatal region. Clinically and radiographically, it was initially diagnosed as osteomyelitis and was treated accordingly with antibiotics for 1 year with no reported healing. Later, biopsy was done and the findings were consistent with that of chronic osteomyelitis in association with infection by Actinomyces organisms. Thus, the case highlights the rare occurrence of actinomycotic osteomyelitis in maxilla and the importance of biopsy and histopathology which will help in correct diagnosis and rapid resolution through appropriate a...
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Prachi Baldawa Pallavi Shirol Dinraj Kulkarni Supriya Koshti Nitu Mishra Source Type: research

Permanent mandibular protostylid: A rare developmental anomaly and its overview
Rajendran Appadurai, D Lingeshwar, Mary Shelloni Missier, S Valli MailaIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(2):244-246Developmental malformations of the teeth might result in alterations of their size, shape, and structure. An accessory cusp is a developmental alteration to the shape of the teeth and is more commonly found in anterior teeth, and its occurrence in permanent molars is quite rare. Accessory cusps occurring in permanent mandibular molars are termed as protostylids. Although they do not pose any significant problem with respect to the function and occlusion, it is of tremendous importance in forensic odont...
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Rajendran Appadurai D Lingeshwar Mary Shelloni Missier S Valli Maila Source Type: research

An unusual presentation of ghost cell odontogenic carcinoma: A case report with review of literature
K Remya, S Sudha, Reshmi G Nair, H JyothiIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(2):238-243Ghost cell odontogenic carcinoma (GCOC) is a malignant odontogenic epithelial tumor which is an exceedingly rare, highly aggressive, rapidly growing, and infiltrative tumor forming the malignant counterpart of long-standing benign cystic lesions coming in the spectrum of calcifying odontogenic cysts. To date, only a few cases have been reported in the medical literature. A case of unusual presentation of GCOC is presented and the clinical, histopathological, and immunohistochemical features are discussed along with a literature rev...
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: K Remya S Sudha Reshmi G Nair H Jyothi Source Type: research

Classification systems for gingival recession and suggestion of a new classification system
Nagappa Guttiganur, Shivanand Aspalli, Mukta V Sanikop, Anupama Desai, Reetika Gaddale, Archana DevanoorkarIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(2):233-237Background: Gingival recession is one of the most usual esthetic concerns associated with the periodontal tissues. Classification of such condition is important to diagnose, determine the prognosis, and frame the treatment plan. Various classifications have been put forward since decades to classify gingival recession. Miller's classification is the widely used classification among all classifications, but certain drawbacks have been noted in this classification....
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Nagappa Guttiganur Shivanand Aspalli Mukta V Sanikop Anupama Desai Reetika Gaddale Archana Devanoorkar Source Type: research

Efficacy of green tea-based mouthwashes on dental plaque and gingival inflammation: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Conclusions: Green tea-based mouthwashes can be considered an alternative to CHX mouthwashes in sustaining oral hygiene, especially because of the added advantages provided by such herbal preparations. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Ankita Mathur D Gopalakrishnan Vini Mehta SA Rizwan Sahana Hegde Shetiya Shreya Bagwe Source Type: research

Restricted mouth opening and its definitive management: A literature review
Conclusion: Among all prosthetic restorative options, removable prosthesis is most difficult for dentist to fabricate as conventional methods are either very difficult or impossible to apply. To get a more accurate final prosthesis, we need to modify these steps according to the existing case. Several modifications available are discussed here which can help while managing these patients. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Bhushan Kumar Aquaviva Fernandes Prabhdeep Kaur Sandhu Source Type: research

Evaluation of kinetic friction between regular and colored titanium molybdenum alloy archwires
Conclusion: The kinetic frictional values are higher for regular TMA wire exhibiting superior characteristic of color-coated TMA. Wires exhibiting superior characteristics are color-coated TMA wires, especially honey dew-coated TMA wires over the regular and purple-coated TMA wires. These superior properties of newly introduced wires can be considered for its application in both details friction and frictionless mechanics in retraction phase of fixed orthodontic treatment. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Lidhiya Alexander Pradeep Babu Kommi Nandakumar Arani S Hanumanth V Vijay Kumar R Senkutvan Sabapathy Source Type: research

Effect of inadequate ferrule segment location on fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth
Conclusions: The ETT with sectional inadequacy of the ferrule is significantly more effective in resisting the fracture in comparison to the complete absence of the ferrule. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Satheesh B Haralur Ahmed Fatis Alalyani Mohammad Ali Almutiq Abdulrahman Ahmed Alfaifi Amer Abdullah Al-Shehri Source Type: research

A comparative evaluation of the staining capacity of microhybrid and nanohybrid resin-based composite to indian spices and food colorants: An In vitro study
Conclusion: Microhybrid and nanohybrid resin composites tend to stain to Indian food colorants, especially to turmeric powder. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Carounanidy Usha Sathyanarayanan Rama Rao Geena Mary George Source Type: research

BCL-X expression in oral cancer: Comparison between oral squamous cell carcinoma and verrucous carcinoma
Conclusion: The significant result between OSCC and VC suggests that their biologic course is comparable and can be helpful in differentiating them with each other for establishment of a better treatment protocol. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Payal Shukla Sudeendra Prabhu Maji Jose BH Sripathi Rao Source Type: research

Changing trends in maxillofacial trauma: A 15 years retrospective study in the Southern Part of Haryana, India
Conclusion: This study verified a young male predominance, a shift toward more assault related fractures, especially in females. Mandibular fractures were the most common of all. Moreover, the changing trend toward ORIF in the past 15 years. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Ashish Gupta Aby K Babu Pankaj Bansal Rahul Sharma Sneha D Sharma Source Type: research

Nature and pattern of primary teeth extractions in a tertiary care hospital setting in South India
Conclusions: This study demonstrates a high prevalence of untimely primary teeth extractions in young children and dental caries continues to be the leading cause. It clearly reflects on the lack of infant oral health care, the inadequacy of awareness and underutilization of oral health services among children in India. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Shini Susan Samuel Daniel Sathiya Sundaram Selvaraj Jagadish Ebenezer Grace Rebekah Santosh Koshy Source Type: research

Quest for haller cells: A digital orthopantomography study
Conclusions: This study has attempted to explore the characteristics of Haller's cells on panoramic radiographs. A description of Haller's cells on these radiographs may prove vital in enumerating the differential diagnosis for patients afflicted with intractable orofacial pain and reduce the risk of untoward intraoperative complications during endonasal procedures. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Kavitaa Nedunchezhian Nalini Aswath A Amudhan Source Type: research

A survey on the use of various gingival displacement techniques in fixed partial denture by the prosthodontists in vadodara city
Conclusions: Those Prosthodontists who preferred the use of gingival displacement technique were able to detect many advantages of using it in their daily fixed partial denture practice and the percentage of prosthodontists not following gingival displacement technique blamed it as a time consuming affair and was not feasible on economic grounds for the class of patient they treated. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Meghna Ashok Gadhavi Narendra Nirmal Himanshu Arora Source Type: research

Immunohistochemical expression of polo-like kinase 1 in oral squamous cell carcinoma and oral submucous fibrosis
Conclusions: PLK1 could be a promising progression marker for OSCC. Therapeutically, targeting PLK1 may be a new approach to fight oral cancer. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Kavitha Vittal Sathasivasubramanian Sankara Pandian Leena Dennis Joseph Shilpa Germaine Raj Source Type: research

Efficacy of autogenous fascia lata and silicone aurosling in correction of congenital blepharoptosis by frontalis suspension
Conclusion: The stability of the change in silicone aurosling group was relatively less as compared to the fascia lata. The recent material aspect study of such silicone aurosling material indicates that they are susceptible to damage and that cause the loss of stability. More studies with larger sample size and longer follow-up are needed. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: SM Balaji Source Type: research

Objective and subjective parameters of oral health in South Indian children: A cross-sectional study
Conclusion: Children with no caries had a better OHRQoL when compared to children with caries. Children with caries had more treatment needs, poor oral hygiene, low quality of life, and performed lesser in academics. However, they had adequate knowledge on oral health. Hence, both objective and subjective parameters of oral health should be given importance while treating children. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: PR Geetha Priya Sharath Asokan D Kandaswamy Source Type: research

Comparison of interpupillary distance and combined mesiodistal width of maxillary central incisor teeth in two ethnic groups of Northeast India: An in vivo study
Conclusion: IPD can be used as a guide in determining the suitable mesiodistal dimension of the maxillary central incisors. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Jogeswar Barman Sangma Serin Source Type: research

Association between traditional oral hygiene methods with tooth wear, gingival bleeding, and recession: A descriptive cross-sectional study
Conclusions: Traditional methods were found to be inferior in plaque control as was documented by increased bleeding and gingival recession. Its effect on hard tissues of teeth was very damaging with higher tooth wear scores on all surfaces. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Naseem Shah Vijay Prakash Mathur Veena Jain Ajay Logani Source Type: research

Factors associated with patients & #39; satisfaction of rubber dam use during root canal treatment
Conclusion: Based on the positive influence of current RD use on the future intention, dentists should spend time needed to explain the importance, safety and effectiveness of RD use with their patients. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Manal Maslamani Amal K Mitra Source Type: research

Angular photogrammetric analysis of the soft-tissue facial profile of Indian adults
Conclusion: In the present study, soft-tissue facial measurements were established by means of photogrammetric analysis to facilitate orthodontists to carry out more quantitative evaluation and make disciplined decisions. The mean values obtained can be used for comparison with records of participants with the same characteristics by following this photogrammetric technique. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: K Saravana Pandian Sindhuja Krishnan S Aravind Kumar Source Type: research

Evaluation of bioflavonoids on the immediate and delayed microtensile bond strength of self-etch and total-etch adhesive systems to sound dentin
This study aims to evaluate the effect of two bioflavonoids (epigallocatechin-3-gallate [EGCG] and catechin) and a protein inhibitor (chlorhexidine [CHX]) on the immediate and delayed microtensile bond strength of self-etch and total-etch adhesive systems to sound dentin. Materials and Methods: The occlusal surfaces of 96 mandibular human third molar teeth specimens were ground after removal of the excess tissues, to expose the middle dentin. The dentin specimens were randomly allocated into four groups, each consisting of 24 teeth (n = 24) according to the application of the enzyme inhibitor. The adhesive system used ...
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Rajeswari Kalaiselvam Arathi Ganesh Mathan Rajan Deivanayagam Kandaswamy Source Type: research

Economic impact of dental caries in India
SM BalajiIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(2):132-132 (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: SM Balaji Source Type: research

Exciting times
Jürgen FedderwitzIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(2):131-131 (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: J & #252;rgen Fedderwitz Source Type: research

The prevalence of malocclusion and orthodontic treatment needs in schoolgoing children of Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh, India
Amit Rekhi, Aaron F Gomes, S MeruIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(1):128-129 (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Amit Rekhi Aaron F Gomes S Meru Source Type: research

A cast partial obturator with hollow occlusal shim and semi-precision attachment
Mukesh Kumar Singhal, Farah Ahmad, Chandana Nair, Pinki BankotiIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(1):123-127A maxillofacial patient's quality of life is distorted and social integration becomes difficult. An obturator is a maxillofacial prosthesis used to close a congenital or acquired tissue defect, primarily of the hard palate and/or contiguous alveolar/soft-tissue structures. Subsequently, it restores the esthetics, speech, and function. The present clinical report aimed for the prosthetic rehabilitation of a maxillectomy defect by the incorporation of a semi-precision attachment as PRECI-SAGIX – male p...
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Mukesh Kumar Singhal Farah Ahmad Chandana Nair Pinki Bankoti Source Type: research

Oral and masticatory rehabilitation using osseointegrated dental implants after resective treatment of multicystic ameloblastoma in the lower jaw with a fibula graft
João Ricardo Almeida Grossi, Tatiana Miranda Deliberador, Tielly Saad, Rafaela Scariot, Joao Cesar Zielak, Allan Fernando GiovaniniIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(1):117-122Ameloblastoma is an aggressive odontogenic tumor which typically occurs between third and fourth decade of life that often needs resective approach. Immediate reconstruction may show better results. The treatment of multicystic ameloblastoma in the mandible being a rare case that occurred in the late second decade of life, which was surgically removed along with the affected teeth with safety margins, and the region was immediately recons...
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Jo & #227;o Ricardo Almeida Grossi Tatiana Miranda Deliberador Tielly Saad Rafaela Scariot Joao Cesar Zielak Allan Fernando Giovanini Source Type: research

Assessment of malocclusion status, dentition status, and treatment needs among 15-year-old school children of Mangalore
Conclusion: From the present study, we can conclude that the school children aged 15 years of Mangalore had varied malocclusion status, dentition status, and treatment needs with significantly higher treatment needs and malocclusion among children of government school. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Roshan Shetty Vijaya Hegde Pooja J Shetty Source Type: research

A potential side effect of oral topical steroids: Central serous chorioretinopathy
Saranya George, Anita BalanIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(1):107-108Topical corticosteroids are some of the most common drugs used in oral medicine for treating atrophic and erosive lesions that affect the mucosa. Adverse effects of these drugs include oral candidiasis with associated burning mouth and hypogeusia, hypersensitive reactions to the drug, and inhibition of the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis and secondary adrenal insufficiency. The ocular side effects of oral topical steroids are less documented. This short communication describes a case of central serous retinopathy that developed f...
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Saranya George Anita Balan Source Type: research

A review of research on cytological approach in salivary gland masses
Arvind Babu Rajendra Santosh, Shobha Rani Bakki, Suvarna ManthapuriIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(1):93-106To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of fine-needle aspirations (FNAs) in salivary gland pathologies. A comprehensive literature search was conducted in the PubMed database using related Medical Subject Heading terms “sensitivity and specificity of FNA in salivary gland” and “diagnostic accuracy of FNA in salivary gland” for the period 1980–2016, and we found that 414 research studies had been published. PRISMA technology was utilized to prepare flow chart for displaying data se...
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Arvind Babu Rajendra Santosh Shobha Rani Bakki Suvarna Manthapuri Source Type: research

Various bio-mechanical factors affecting heat generation during osteotomy preparation: A systematic review
Conclusion: Literatures of this review study have indicated that there are various bio-mechanical reasons, which affect the temperature rise during osteotomy and suggest that the amount of heat generation is a multifactorial in nature and it should be minimized for better primary healing of the implant site. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Chirag J Chauhan Darshana N Shah Foram B Sutaria Source Type: research

Influence of light transmission through fiber posts: Quantitative analysis, microhardness, and on bond strength of a resin cement
Conclusions: LT depended on the type of post and on depth. The type of post did not significantly influence the cement KHN. A translucent post showed higher BS in pooled data. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Lu & #237;s Fernando Dos Santos Alves Morgan Marcos Barbosa Pinotti Fernanda Morais Ferreira Giovana Mongruel Gomes Guilherme Costa Silva Rodrigo De Castro Albuquerque Allyson Nogueira Moreira Source Type: research

Effect of chemical disinfectants and accelerated aging on maxillofacial silicone elastomers: An In vitro Study
Conclusions: The maxillofacial silicone elastomers presented deterioration in color, hardening, and significant variations in surface roughness when subjected to chemical disinfection and accelerated aging, which provides a valid baseline for future research. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Anna Serene Babu V Manju Vinod Kumar Gopal Source Type: research

Reactive hyperplastic lesions of the oral cavity: A retrospective survey study and literature review
Conclusions: The clinical features of reactive hyperplasia among our patients were similar to those reported previously with divergence in some analyzed data. The novelty in our study was the correlation between histopathology and clinical features which were not reported in literature till date. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Varsha Ajit Sangle VK Pooja Anuja Holani Nishat Shah Mayur Chaudhary Sneha Khanapure Source Type: research

Morphological and morphometric analysis of accessory mental foramen in dry human mandibles of south indian population
Conclusions: In our study, AMF were present in 8.85% mandibles (unilateral - 7.6% [4.6% - left, 2.69% - right] and bilateral 1.6%). The most common position was below the second premolar (48.1%). AMF were round in shape (74%) and was often located either superomedial or inferolateral to MF. Their transverse diameter ranged from 0.5 to 1 mm. The AMF were situated at a mean distance of 2.96 mm from MF, 23.47 mm from symphysis menti, 11.24 mm from the lower border of the body of the mandible, and 57.35 mm from the posterior border of ramus of mandible. The knowledge of the presence of AMF and its d...
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: J Rajkohila Priyanka Daniel Sakunthala Ambikaipakan Suganthy Rabi Source Type: research

The effect of three desensitizing agents on dentin hypersensitivity: A randomized, split-mouth clinical trial
Conclusion: Admira Protect was proved to be better in reducing pain due to DH than PRG-Barrier Coat and Profluorid Varnish after 1 month of application. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Periasamy Ravishankar Venkatnagaraj Viswanath Durvasulu Archana Venkatesan Keerthi Saranya Dhanapal Kalambur Perumal Lavanya Priya Source Type: research

Effect of preoperative ibuprofen in controlling postendodontic pain with and without low-level laser therapy in single visit endodontics: A randomized clinical study
Conclusion: This study proved that low-level laser therapy can be an effective alternative for conventional use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in controlling postendodontic pain thereby eliminating the adverse effects of such drugs on the patients. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Shahnaz Nabi Khalid Amin Aijaz Masoodi Riyaz Farooq Aamir Rashid Purra Fayaz Ahmad Ahangar Source Type: research

An insight into diagnosis of a hidden entity: Impacted food material
Conclusion: Thus, the study of histological structure of vegetables and legumes will enable their easy recognition in oral biopsy samples and help in distinguishing them from other pathologies and artifact. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Humeera M Mulla Nupura Vibhute Rajendra Baad ND Shashikiran Mustaq Parker RC Parmod Uzma Belgaumi Vidya Kadashetti Sushma Bommanawar Source Type: research

Comparative evaluation of antiplaque and antigingivitis effects of an herbal and chlorine dioxide mouthwashes: A clinicomicrobiological study
Conclusion: Herbal mouthwash was statistically efficacious in controlling plaque and gingivitis with potent antimicrobial activity. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Srinivasa T Siddeshappa Shruti Bhatnagar Ramreddy K Yeltiwar Humera Parvez Asmita Singh Saket Banchhor Source Type: research

Cleft rhinoplasty columellar lengthening: Comparison of techniques
Conclusion: Abbe flap gave the best results under most of the common BCLP rhinoplasty, and a flap choice algorithm for choice of flap was arrived based on this experience. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: SM Balaji Source Type: research

Comparative analysis of salivary sialic acid levels in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic periodontitis patients: A biochemical study
Conclusions: We can thus conclude that promotion of dental care knowledge is very much essential in the prevention and treatment of COPD. Thus, estimation of levels of salivary sialic acid can be used as an adjunct to diagnose the current periodontal disease status and to assess the treatment outcomes in subjects with COPD and chronic periodontitis. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Surekha Rathod Tony Shori Trupti Satish Sarda Anubha Raj Padmaja Jadhav Source Type: research

Qualitative and quantitative salivary changes and subjective oral dryness among patients with thyroid dysfunction
Conclusions: The study was able to establish an association between thyroid dysfunction and salivary gland function. We hope that this study leads to more high-impact research in this field as salivary diagnostics is gaining more popularity with every passing day. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Meghal Mehul Naik Vaishnavee Vassandacoumara Source Type: research

Dental anxiety and influencing factors: A cross-sectional questionnaire-based survey
Conclusion: This survey has revealed that age, gender, level of education, and procedure along with visit frequency has a direct effect on the patient's state of mind and anxiety. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Nadeem Jeddy S Nithya T Radhika Nafisa Jeddy Source Type: research

Effect of orthodontic pain on quality of life of patients undergoing orthodontic treatment
Conclusion: Pain is important sequelae of orthodontic treatment and has a significant effect on the QOL of orthodontic patients, especially during the initial phases of treatment. Patient motivation and counseling by the orthodontist have a profounding effect in reducing the pain and discomfort, improving the QOL, and an overall improvement in the patient compliance affecting the successful outcome of the treatment. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Sujoy Banerjee Rajlakshmi Banerjee Usha Shenoy Sanket Agarkar Sangeeta Bhattacharya Source Type: research

Dental caries: Research perspective
SM BalajiIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(1):3-3 (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: SM Balaji Source Type: research

Newer accomplishment in research
Hari ParkashIndian Journal of Dental Research 2018 29(1):1-2 (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - February 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Hari Parkash Source Type: research

Stem cells in dentistry: A study regarding awareness of stem cells among dental professionals
Conclusion: This study revealed a good level of awareness among the dental professionals, and it also showed the need to spread more knowledge about the advances in applications, storage, banking, and guidelines related to dental stem cells. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - December 18, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: Parita K Chitroda Girish Katti Nikhat M Attar Syed Shahbaz G Sreenivasarao Ambika Patil Source Type: research

Tobacco use, oral cancer screening, and oral disease burden in Indian women
Conclusion: There is disparity existing in treating seeking behavior of the general population as well as the need for dental treatment. The skewedness in dentists' distribution among the nation as compared with oral burden of diseases needs to be correlated before oral health policies are planned. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - December 18, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: Immanuel Joseph Thavarajah Rooban Kannan Ranganathan Source Type: research

Rare molariform supernumerary teeth: Why are they bilateral ?
We report a rare variety of anterior supernumerary teeth - the molariform type, occurring bilaterally and in association with a midline supernumerary tooth. We also suggest a hypothesis for the bilateral occurrence of supernumerary teeth. (Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research)
Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - December 18, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: Parul Jain Rahul Kaul Subrata Saha Source Type: research