Abhinav Pradeep Shitoot

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BACKGROUND Paediatric Endodontics is an important clinical procedure commonly used to manage pulpally involved or non-vital teeth in children. One of the important steps in root canal preparation in deciduous teeth is the removal of organic debris. AIM The aim of this study was to compare instrumentation time and cleaning efficacy of manual(More)
AIM To assess the DMFT index of children with Special Health Care Needs (SHCN) in Navi Mumbai. To correlate the DMFT index with Streptococcus mutans count in the supragingival bacterial biofilm and with plaque pH. MATERIALS AND METHODS Dental examination of 158 patients aged 5-18 years was conducted to determine the DMFT/dmft index. Supragingival plaque(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the clinical performance of International Caries Detection and Assessment System II (ICDAS II) (a ranked visual scale), radiovisiography (RVG) (a digital radiography device), and an alternating current impedance spectroscopy (ACIS) device for the detection and assessment of occlusal caries in primary teeth. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
AIM To evaluate microleakage of Nanoionomer (3M ESPE Ketac(™) N100 Light cured Nanoionomer Restorative) and Nanocomposite (3M ESPE Filtek(™) Z350 XT Universal Restorative) restorations, immersed in fruit drink, fresh fruit juice and soft drink. STUDY DESIGN Eighty caries free maxillary premolars extracted for orthodontic purpose were used for the study.(More)
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