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A photographic system for the three-dimensional study of facial morphology.
OBJECTIVES To test whether digital photographs supported by three-dimensional (3D) software are suitable for measuring the facial soft tissues of healthy subjects as compared with data obtained by aExpand
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Soft tissues around long-term platform switching implant restorations: a histological human evaluation. Preliminary results.
BACKGROUND Switching platform restorations seems to reduce the peri-implant bone resorption and to preserve the peri-implant soft tissues. AIM The aim of the present human study was to compareExpand
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Oral health conditions in Italian Special Olympics athletes.
During three Italian Special Olympics National Games, 365 athletes were screened. Dental and medical conditions and demographic data were recorded. The athletes were divided into two groups: thoseExpand
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Human palatal and tuberosity mucosa as donor sites for ridge augmentation.
Since different clinical outcomes of periodontal bilaminar surgeries using the palate or the maxillary tuberosity as connective tissue (CT) donor sites have been observed, tissues grafted with CTExpand
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Soft tissue surrounding switched platform implants: an immunohistochemical evaluation.
OBJECTIVES This clinical and immunohistochemical study was designed to characterize the cellular and molecular patterns for bone loss of soft tissues surrounding implants restored with differentExpand
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Special care dentistry for people with intellectual disability in dental education: an Italian experience.
AIM This study documented: (i) the curriculum in special care dentistry in the Italian dental schools, as perceived by Deans and by students, (ii) the rate of satisfaction of dental students withExpand
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Anthropometric Indices of Facial Features in Down’s Syndrome Subjects
Down’s Syndrome (DS) is the most frequent live-born autosomal aneuploidy in humans, and it is characterized by a distinctive craniofacial phenotype. Qualitative reports and quantitativeExpand
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Human pulps capped with PDGF: A pilot study
In Site A, incomplete and thick dentin bridge formation was observed. The pulp tissue close to the remaining exposed pulp was moderately disorganized, with many fibroblasts and few inflammatoryExpand
Analysis of tissue structure and remodeling ion alveolar ridges augmented with human palate or tuberosity mucosa
Previous clinical reports found different clinical outcomes of localized alveolar ridge augmentation with soft tissue harvested either from the palate or from the tuberosity over time, showing thatExpand