Clifton O Dummett

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Virtual reality, a three-dimensional computer generated world, has been shown to relax adults during dental treatment. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of virtual reality on the behavior and anxiety of children during dental treatment. The behavior, anxiety and heart rate of twenty-six children, ages five to seven years were evaluated(More)
The purpose of this investigation was to compare calcium hydroxide with zinc oxide and eugenol (ZOE) as root canal obturants in the pulpectomy procedure for irreversibly inflamed primary pulps of dogs. Clinical, radiographic, and histologic comparisons of calcium hydroxide and ZOE root canal filling materials were made in forty-two primary premolars of(More)
From this investigation, the following conclusions can be drawn. The prevalence of oligodontia in 847 New Orleans children was 7.44 +/- .9 percent with a total of 119 teeth absent in sixty-three subjects, excluding third molars. No statistically significant difference in prevalence occurred between the sexes. Difference in bilateral and unilateral tooth(More)