Retraction: Relationship between dental fluorosis and I.Q of school going children aged 10-12 years in and around Nalgonda district-A cross-sectional study
Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2021 39(2):229-229 (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Cold abscess of dental origin in a 7-year-old child
Mayuri Ganesh, V Krishna Priya, M Divya Banu, G Shilpa, Santosh Kumar Challa, V V V R Krishna MurthyJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2021 39(2):225-228 Abscess related to an infected tooth is mostly associated with pyogenic infection, but sometimes, it can be asymptomatic and indicate a chronic condition. This case report shows cold abscess with a draining sinus due to dental origin. A 7-year-old female patient complained of pain with respect to grossly decayed tooth and recurrent swelling with no response to medications. After investigations and management of the lesion, it was concluded ...
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Mayuri Ganesh V Krishna Priya M Divya Banu G Shilpa Santosh Kumar Challa V V V R Krishna Murthy Source Type: research

Chairside endodontic management of a child with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
Rajesh Hemant Bariker, Shivayogi M HugarJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2021 39(2):221-224 Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is an exceptionally atypical genetic disorder characterized by heterotopic bone formation within skeletal muscles, ligaments, tendons, and other connective tissues that affects one in 2 million people. A 4-year-old girl with FOP was referred to our practice with complaints of pain and discomfort in both sides of the lower jaw. Clinical examination revealed deep multiple caries and buccal gingival abscess in relation to multiple teeth. Endodontic care and c...
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Rajesh Hemant Bariker Shivayogi M Hugar Source Type: research

Oral health status and microbial load of Streptococcus mutans in children with Cerebral palsy in a tertiary care hospital in Delhi
Conclusion: Cerebral palsy group had a poor oral and gingival health, a higher DMFT and burden of treatment needs and an increased risk of further caries progression due to high caries activity indicated by increased level of salivary Streptococcus mutans than the control group. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Drishti Kaushal Namita Kalra Amit Khatri Rishi Tyagi NP Singh Anju Aggarwal Rumpa Saha Source Type: research

Applicability of Boston University approach for prediction of mesiodistal width of canines and premolars in the primary schoolchildren of rural Bengaluru: An in vivo study
Conclusion: In spite of the limitations, we recommend the use of BU approach to predict arch length-tooth material discrepancy at an early age and to get at least an approximate estimation of the required space. We also advocate the necessity of further research on this approach prospectively. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Richardson V Thomas Neeti Bajaj Source Type: research

Pain perception of children after restorative treatments: Atraumatic restorative treatment versus chemomechanical removal & #8211; A noninferiority randomized clinical trial
Conclusion: Children that underwent chemomechanical caries removal presented lower heart rate compared to those who underwent ART. However, both techniques showed minimal or absent perceived pain. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Aline Maquin & #233; Pascareli-Carlos La & #237;za Fernandes Martins Monicque da Silva Gon & #231;alves Jos & #233; Carlos Pettorossi Imparato Tamara Kerber Tedesco Source Type: research

The association between the salivary cortisol level of mothers, children & #39;s temperament, and early childhood caries
Conclusion: Maternal stress and child's temperament were not associated with ECC. Based on the present findings, children with less harm avoidance may be more prone to S-ECC. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Hossein Abedizadeh Mahbobeh Faramarzi Soraya Khafri Qurdi Qujeq Majid Ahangary Maryam Ghasempour Source Type: research

Association of salivary physicochemical characteristics and peptide levels with dental caries in children
Conclusion: Salivary inherent factors are not dominant determinants in caries activity. The current results may suggest that α-defensins (HNP1–3) have a protective role against dental caries. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Jamileh Ramezani Mehrdad Rezaei Khaligh Ghassem Ansari Yaghoub Yazdani Saeed Mohammadi Source Type: research

Association of preterm low-birth-weight infants and maternal periodontitis during pregnancy: An interventional study
Conclusion: Periodontal disease can be considered as one of the risk factors for preterm LBW babies as not only the presence of disease condition causes an increase in inflammatory mediator but also the elimination of the disease condition reduces the adverse pregnancy outcomes. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Bhavna Haresh Dave Ekta B Shah Rita V Gaikwad Susmita S Shah Source Type: research

Evaluation of stress in three different fiber posts with two-dimensional finite element analysis
Conclusion: The present findings suggest that everStick post has uniform stress distribution within tooth structure. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Dharmaraj Basavaraj Patil E Rajendra Reddy S Thabitha Rani Snehal Shivraj Kadge Sheetal D Patil Pooja Madki Source Type: research

Association of parental food choice motives, attitudes, and sugar exposure in the diet with early childhood caries: Case & #8211;control study
Conclusion: High dietary sugar exposure is associated with ECC. Parents of children with ECC are likely to buy foods for their children based on convenience and availability. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Anwesha Samaddar Suprabha Baranya Shrikrishna Aastha Moza Ramya Shenoy Source Type: research

Does maternal tooth brushing-related sef-efficacy predict child & #39;s brushing adherence ?
Conclusions: MTBSE plays a significant role in complete adherence to toothbrushing in children aged 2–6 years. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Uma B Dixit Priyanka R Sehgal Lakshmi Moorthy Harikesavan Iyer Source Type: research

Longitudinal evaluation of diastema closure in patients submitted to labial frenectomy in different phases of the mixed dentition: A historical cohort
Conclusion: There is no relation between the time of surgery intervention and diastema closure. However, the intervention during the mixed dentition led to a partial diastema reduction in 80% of the cases. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: MA Pereira Rafael Marangonn Jr Helv & #233;cio K Tedesco Tamara JF Alencar Cassio Moura-Netto Cacio V Mello-Moura Anna Carolina Source Type: research

Oral healthcare-related perception, utilization, and barriers among schoolteachers: A qualitative study
Conclusion: The responses gave an insight regarding the basic need for further subject specific oral health education programs as a key for changing the current scenario. Future seminars and workshops remain the mainstream to appraise the knowledge for school staff. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Vikrant Mohanty Swati Jain Shekhar Grover Source Type: research

Dental caries prevalence among elementary school students and its relationship with body mass index and oral hygiene in Ardabil in 2019
Conclusion: The findings showed that prevalence of dental caries in elementary school children in Ardabil city is higher than global standards, obese and over-weight children experience fewer caries compared to normal-weight children, and there is a significant relation between not brushing the teeth and dental caries. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Soudabeh Mohammadi Mohammad Ali Mohammadi Behroz Dadkhah Source Type: research

Educational approaches for assessing knowledge about and actions of educators in response to dental avulsion
Conclusions: The level of knowledge increased after interventions, but no significant differences between the educational approaches were found. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Jacqueline Lima Pablo Guilherme Caldarelli Juliana Schaia Rocha Fl á via Sens Fagundes Tomazinho Luiz Fernando Fariniuk Flares Baratto-Filho Marilisa Carneiro Le & #227;o Gabardo Source Type: research

Basic behavior guidance techniques: A survey of members of the Spanish Society of Paediatric Dentistry
Conclusions: There has been a notable decrease in the use of certain BGTs in Spain, especially hand-over-mouth and voice control, because they are becoming less socially acceptable as the way society relates to and educates children changes. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Cristina Segarra-Ortells Ana Mar & #237;a Leyda-Men & #233;ndez Marta Ribelles-Llop Mar & #237;a Jos & #233; Gavara-Navarro Laura Marqu & #233;s-Mart & #237;nez Source Type: research

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 and Dentistry: A Summative Review of Guidelines issued by National Health Authorities
Gyanendra Kumar, Neeraj Gugnani, Dina Rabea, Ruba Odeh, Ferah Rehman, Rihab MabroukJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2021 39(2):120-131 COVID-19 was first reported in China, in November 2019 and since then the spread of this disease was so rapid that on March 11, 2020, it was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Due to the high transmissibility of the COVID virus and the associated morbidity and mortality, various International and National health authorities released different guidelines for day-to-day living, laying down “new norms” which has impacted our live...
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Gyanendra Kumar Neeraj Gugnani Dina Rabea Ruba Odeh Ferah Rehman Rihab Mabrouk Source Type: research

Effectiveness of the use of xylitol chewing gum in prevention of dental caries: A systematic review
Kelly Rodrigues Mota, João Vitor Farias da Silva, Cristine D'Almeida Borges, Priscylla Gonçalves Correia Leite de Marcelos, Pamella Recco Alvares, Valdeci Elias dos Santos JúniorJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2021 39(2):113-119 This systematic review of the literature assessed the effectiveness of using chewing gum containing only xylitol compared to prevention strategies or placebo in reducing the incidence of carious lesions in children using data obtained from randomized controlled trials. Electronic search was carried out in PubMed MEDLINE, Latin American ...
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Kelly Rodrigues Mota Jo ã o Vitor Farias da Silva Cristine D ' Almeida Borges Priscylla Gon ç alves Correia Leite de Marcelos Pamella Recco Alvares Valdeci Elias dos Santos J ú nior Source Type: research

Mask up: Getting ready to prevent the third surge
Sudhindra BaligaJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2021 39(2):111-112 (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Sudhindra Baliga Source Type: research

Regenerative endodontic treatment of an immature permanent canine & #8211; A case report of a 13-year follow-up
Roy Petel, Avia Fux NoyJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2021 39(1):106-109 Data on long term survival and tooth stability after regenerative endodontic treatment are missing. The purpose of the present report is to describe regenerative endodontic treatment of a permanent mandibular canine with extensive coronal hypoplasia, immature root, and a periapical radiolucency. The regenerative endodontic treatment was initiated by irrigation of the root canal, followed by three weeks of triple antibiotic paste dressing and the creation of a blood clot scaffold covered with mineral trioxide aggrega...
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Roy Petel Avia Fux Noy Source Type: research

Winged nance palatal arch: An adjunct to tooth movement
Rajkumar Maurya, Harpreet Singh, Pranav Kapoor, Poonam Sharma, Babita Niranjan, Ashutosh DubeyJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2021 39(1):104-105 Anchorage control during the correction of severely crowded dentitions has always been a source of concern during orthodontic therapy. The Nance palatal arch (NPA) has, in the past, been widely used for reinforcing anchorage in such cases. Modifications of the NPA have been reported for use as a fixed functional appliance or for molar distalization. Herein, a simple, effective modification of the conventional NPA is introduced incorporating two p...
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Rajkumar Maurya Harpreet Singh Pranav Kapoor Poonam Sharma Babita Niranjan Ashutosh Dubey Source Type: research

Ultrasonography as a diagnostic aid for a neonate with gingival swelling in a COVID-19 neonatal intensive care unit
Adesh Kakade, Bhagyashree Deshmukh, Agrima Agarwal, Sushma Malik, Devdas S Shetty, Poonam A Wade, Aaishwarya ShettyJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2021 39(1):101-103 COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all the aspects of life and has emerged as the biggest challenge to the health-care sector. Dental fraternity has also taken its significant impact since the transmission of disease is primarily through aerosol droplets. Management of infants with orofacial anomalies such as natal and neonatal teeth born to COVID-19-positive mothers is another challenge due to unavailability of dental facilities...
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Adesh Kakade Bhagyashree Deshmukh Agrima Agarwal Sushma Malik Devdas S Shetty Poonam A Wade Aaishwarya Shetty Source Type: research

Comparison of the efficacy of parental brushing using powered versus manual tooth brush: A randomized, four-period, two-treatment, single-blinded crossover study
Conclusion: Powered toothbrushes performed significantly better than manual toothbrushes in terms of plaque removal when used by parents to brush their child's teeth. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Pooja Mysore Purushotham Arathi Rao Srikant Natarajan Suprabha Baranya Shrikrishna Source Type: research

An assessment of the efficacy of clinical skills simulation using standardized patient in teaching behavior management and modification skills in Pediatric Dentistry to dental undergraduate students: A double-blinded, randomized, controlled trial
Conclusions: The knowledge of students in both groups before the study was comparable with no statistically significant differences. There was a statistically significant improvement in the knowledge of students who underwent CSS regarding behavior management of child patients. The unpaired Student's t-test showed a significant difference in the behavior management skill of dental undergraduate students when treating a child patient. The students who underwent CSS fared better compared to students who were taught behavior management methods by traditional methods only. Clinical skill simulation using standardized patie...
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Madhu Santhakumar R Vidhya Source Type: research

Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of 38 & #37; silver diamine fluoride in arresting dental caries in primary teeth and its parental acceptance
Conclusion: Thirty-eight percent SDF can be effectively used in arresting caries in primary teeth in young and uncooperative children. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Aparna Chaurasiya Sushma Gojanur Source Type: research

Evaluation of the average pulp cavity volume of primary second molar and canine for obturation of a single primary tooth: A preliminary cone-beam computed tomographic study
Conclusion: It can be inferred that even with the use of exact predetermined quantity/grams of obturating material, optimum quality obturation could be achieved, thus avoiding wastage, preventing cross contamination, and simultaneously offering good clinical results. Hence, this study opens further gateways to device ampules containing predetermined mass of obturating material for a single use for obturation of a single primary tooth. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Ritesh Kalaskar Sudhindra Baliga Shruti Balasubramanian Source Type: research

Synchrotron radiation-based micro-computed tomographic analysis of apical transportation of different Nickel & #8211;Titanium rotary systems in curved root canals: An in vitro study
Conclusion: SR–μCT can be used as a reliable diagnostic tool for further implications. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Pooja Yenubary CK Anil Balwant Singh Source Type: research

Remineralization efficacy of nonfluoride versus herbal-based pediatric dentifrice in demineralized primary teeth
Conclusion: Nonfluoride-based dentifrice showed significant results in remineralizing the demineralized lesion, while herbal-based dentifrice showed poor efficiency in remineralizing the demineralized lesion. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Balamurugan Suba Ranjana Nagalakshmi Chowdhary NK Kiran SM Chaitan Vundela Rajashekar Reddy Tanuja Prabahar Source Type: research

Metallic insignia in primary teeth: A biomarker for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Conclusions: Results of the current study indicate that there are considerable differences in concentrations of zinc and manganese between the two groups and support the contention that there might be an association between metal exposures of a pregnant mother and child during early years of childhood and incidence of ASD. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Kanwalpreet Kaur Bharat Suneja Sunaina Jodhka Jasvir Kaur Amanpreet Singh Saini Ravinder Singh Source Type: research

The effect of sterilization and disinfection on the physical-mechanical properties of preformed crowns
Conclusion: No color changes and fracture were noted in any type of crowns. Preveneered stainless steel was most dimensionally stable followed by Zirconia and SSCs. Maximum crazing was seen in SSCs and nil in Zirconia. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Shital Kiran Davangere Padmanabh Vaidehi Patel Source Type: research

Comparison of staining potential of silver diamine fluoride versus silver diamine fluoride and potassium iodide under tooth-colored restorations: An in vitro study
Conclusions: The restorations after SDF application attained dark stain eventually, whereas with the application of SDF followed by KI (RIVA STAR), the restorations showed the least staining. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Ealy Vennela J Sharada Shaik Hasanuddin K Suhasini I Hemachandrika P Tara Singh Source Type: research

Comparative evaluation of body mass index among school children with and without Bruxism of age group of 6 & #8211;12 years in Kanchipuram district: A cross-sectional study
Conclusion: The habit bruxism had a positive correlation with the BMI of children. The children are more stressed from both indoor and outdoor. Hence, kindly educate all the parents, teachers, and public to identify the cause for the habit, because each oral habit is strongly deep rooted with some emotional and/or psychological problem and to make the children stress free in future. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Lokesh Siva Vivek Krishnamoorthy K Sugumaran Durai S Syed Shaheed Ahamed S Rajakumari NC Catherine Source Type: research

Determining caries risk susceptibility in children of Udaipur city with genetic taste sensitivity and hormonal fingerprint
Conclusion: Genetic taste sensitivity and hormonal fingerprint (biological marker) can be used for detection of caries as the present research confirmed impact of hormones on taste perception. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Simran Hareshkumar Dusseja Dinesh Rao Sunil Panwar Safna Ameen Source Type: research

Baby-Risk of malocclusion assessment index: An assessment tool for preventive orthodontic treatment needs in a selected population of children in southeast of Iran
Conclusion: The Baby-ROMA index presented good reliability and ease of use for evaluating early orthodontic treatment needs in primary and mixed dentition periods. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Fatemeh Jahanimoghadam Sajad Nikzad Habibeh Ahmadipour Samaneh Sadeghi Reyhaneh Aftabi Source Type: research

Attitude and practices of parents toward their children & #39;s oral health care during COVID-19 pandemic
Conclusion: The overall attitude and practices of the parents were poor toward the oral health of their children during the lockdown period in COVID-19 pandemic. There is urgent need of increasing awareness among parents regarding the importance of maintaining their child's oral health. The inability to see the doctor should at least encourage better home practice measures for future. The concept of tele-dentistry is very new and will be the need of the coming modern times. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Mridula Goswami Monika Grewal Aditi Garg Source Type: research

Assessment of knowledge and attitude toward informed consent and assent for biomedical research involving children among health-care professionals in Belagavi city: A questionnaire study
Conclusion: Emphasis on additional training is the need of the hour for all the faculty participants and also incorporation of study material regarding informed consent and assent for research involving children by the policy makers. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Vidyavathi H Patil Shivayogi M Hugar Niraj S Gokhale Shweta Kajjari Nivedita Saxena Pooja K Dialani Source Type: research

Association between ABO, Rh blood groups, lip and dermatoglyphic patterns, and nonsyndromic oral clefts: A case & #8211;control study
Conclusion: Findings indicate that A1-positive blood group, higher frequency of whorl lip, and radial loop finger patterns in mothers and higher ulnar loop pattern in fathers and palmar asymmetry in both parents increases odds of occurrence of OC among their offspring. These identifiable traits offer potential scope for better service planning among resource-constrained disadvantaged communities in India. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Nimisha Sivanand Mohammed Junaid B Sivapathasundaram Manikandhan Ramanathan Hermann F Sailer JE Nijesh Shyam Sivasamy Preetha Elizabeth Chaly Source Type: research

The effect of multisensory-adapted dental environment on children & #39;s behavior toward dental treatment: A systematic review
Conclusions: Multisensory-adapted dental environment effectively improves oral health behavior among special needs children in terms of physiological changes, behaviors, pain, and sensory discomfort. Thus, the clinician may introduce this approach in their clinical settings. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Ahmad Faisal Ismail Tengku Muhammad Asyraf Tengku Azmi Wan Muizuddin Syahmi Wan Abdul Malek Sreekanth Kumar Mallineni Source Type: research

A new dawn & #8230;Be proud of your mouth #WOHD21
Sudhindra BaligaJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2021 39(1):1-1 (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Sudhindra Baliga Source Type: research

Apert & #39;s syndrome: A rare craniofacial disorder
Prajakta C Khelkar, Aaditi N Kadam, Freny R Karjodkar, Kaustubh P SansareJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2020 38(4):430-433 Apert's syndrome (AS) which is a rare congenital disorder is a form of acrocephalosyndactyly. This syndrome is characterized by craniosynostosis, midface hypoplasia, and syndactyly of hands and feet. We report a case of 13-year-old boy in India presenting features of AS such as exophthalmos, hypertelorism, strabismus, steep forehead, parrot beak nose, depressed nasal bridge, and retruded middle third of the face. The purpose of this report is to present a case of...
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - January 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Prajakta C Khelkar Aaditi N Kadam Freny R Karjodkar Kaustubh P Sansare Source Type: research

Multidisciplinary management of delayed eruption of permanent mandibular first molar associated with dentigerous cyst
Sharan S Sargod, Nandish Shetty, Afreen Shabbir, Dharnappa Poojary, HT Ajay RaoJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2020 38(4):425-429 The absence of a tooth in the oral cavity may be the result of some obstruction with the process of tooth eruption. Physical obstruction can result from many different causes, such as supernumerary teeth, mucosal barrier, scar tissue, and cysts or tumors. Their removal will usually permit the affected tooth to erupt. This case report describes the delayed eruption of the permanent mandibular first molar in a 9-year-old boy due to the dentigerous cyst associated...
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - January 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Sharan S Sargod Nandish Shetty Afreen Shabbir Dharnappa Poojary HT Ajay Rao Source Type: research

Effectiveness of magnetized water and 0.2 & #37; chlorhexidine as a mouth rinse in children aged 12 & #8211;15 years for plaque and gingivitis inhibition during 3 weeks of supervised use: A randomized control study
Conclusion: Daily use of magnetized water as a mouth rinse was safe andeffective alternative to chlorhexidinein plaque and gingivitis reduction, which supplemented the benefits of daily toothbrushing in children. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - January 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Devendra Ishwarlal Nagpal Shrawani Suryakant Mankar Gagandeep Lamba Purva Chaudhary Kavita Hotwani Sargam D Sortey Source Type: research

Influence of parent-provided distraction and interactive distraction with a handheld video game on the child & #39;s responses during local anesthesia administration
Conclusion: Based on the study results, PPD would be the least distressful option, compared to the ID with HVG in children while administering LA. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - January 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Sravani Ega Sivakumar Nuvvula Sreekanth Kumar Mallineni Source Type: research

Effectiveness of distraction techniques in the management of anxious children & #8211; A randomized controlled pilot trial
Conclusion: All three techniques were equally effective in reducing the anxiety of children. The mobile dental game was superior to magic trick and TSD in terms of children's readiness to accept dental treatment. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - January 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Sharath Asokan PR Geetha Priya S Nambi Natchiyar M Elamathe Source Type: research

Clinical, microbiological, and radiographic evaluation of sealed carious dentin after minimal intervention in primary molars
Conclusions: Minimal excavation and LSTR with TAP can be an effective treatment methodology for the management of deep carious lesions in primary molars. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - January 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Meenu Mittal Nupur Gupta Ashok Kumar Radhika Chopra Madhumita Barua Source Type: research

A comparative study of tell-show-do technique with and without the aid of a virtual tool in the behavior management of 6 & #8211;9-year-old children: A nonrandomized, clinical trial
Conclusions: Virtual tool offers a new concept of virtual distraction aid in pediatric dentistry, and it was found to be very effective in managing anxious pediatric patients. This promising method diminishes the unpleasantness often associated with dental procedures and offers a relaxed state in children. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - January 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: KT Raseena PP Jeeva Anupam Kumar Digesh Balachandran Aswani Anil Resmi Ramesh Source Type: research

Antibacterial activity of new hydrophilic sealants: In vitro study
Conclusions: According to these findings, it is recommended to carefully plan the timing for the administration of different preventive interventions, such as oral probiotics assumption and sealant application, to maximize their specific effectiveness. We suggest prescribing oral probiotics first and putting off the Embrace™ sealant application to the end of probiotic treatment. On the contrary, it is possible to administer L. reuteri simultaneously with the application of UltraSeal XT® since it elicits a minimal antibacterial action against this oral probiotic. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics ...
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - January 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Federica Veneri Elena Bardellini Francesca Amadori Emanuela Gobbi Raffaella Belotti Alessandra Majorana Source Type: research

Evaluation of the association between tuftelin gene polymorphism, Streptococcus mutans, and dental caries susceptibility
Conclusions: Future research studies including parents and siblings should be carried out to focus on further investigation into the mechanism of this gene-environment interaction. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - January 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Priti Sushil Jain Satyawan G Damle Shely P Dedhia Abdulkadeer M Jetpurwala Tejashri S Gupte Source Type: research

Comparative evaluation of the efficacy of different herbal irrigants on the removal of smear layer of primary teeth: A scanning electron microscopy study
Conclusion: Tulsi, nutmeg and myrobolan can be effectively used as an irrigant in primary teeth. (Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry - January 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Shikha Mali Shilpy Singla Parimala Tyagi Arun Sharma Nidhi Talreja Ankit Gautam Source Type: research