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A systematic review of the performance of methods for identifying carious lesions.
This systematic review evaluates evidence describing histologically validated performance of methods for identifying carious lesions. A search identified 1,407 articles, of which 39 were includedExpand
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Non-carious cervical lesions.
Non-carious cervical lesions are commonly encountered in clinical practice and present in a variety of forms. A knowledge of the aetiology of these lesions is important for preventing furtherExpand
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Systematic reviews of selected dental caries diagnostic and management methods.
A systematic review of the English-language literature was conducted to address three related questions concerning the diagnosis and management of dental caries: a) the performance (sensitivity,Expand
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Patients' perception of recovery after third molar surgery.
PURPOSE This study evaluated patients' perceptions of recovery after third molar surgery. METHODS Two hundred forty-nine patients (age 13 to 37 years) at 2 clinical centers were enrolled in aExpand
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Meta-analysis of fixed partial denture survival: prostheses and abutments.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Few estimates of the probability of various outcomes associated with replacement of missing teeth with fixed partial dentures have been reported. Existing longitudinal studiesExpand
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The impact of third molar symptoms, pain, and swelling on oral health-related quality of life.
PURPOSE This study was designed to assess the impact of "pain and swelling" associated with third molars on patients' quality of life before surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS The data for theseExpand
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The impact of intravenous corticosteroids with third molar surgery in patients at high risk for delayed health-related quality of life and clinical recovery.
PURPOSE To compare recovery for clinical and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) outcomes after third molar surgery in patients predicted to be at risk for delayed recovery, treated with orExpand
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Understanding dentists' restorative treatment decisions.
A critical review of the literature is presented that examines variation in dentists' restorative treatment decisions and the factors associated with this variation. Substantial variation has beenExpand
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Case-control study of non-carious cervical lesions.
An exploratory case-control study of non-carious cervical lesions was undertaken to examine the effects of a variety of risk factors. Candidate exposure variables were related to erosion, abrasion,Expand
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Professional satisfaction among California general dentists.
Dentists' assessments of their jobs provide insights about issues in the dental profession needing attention. This study assessed professional satisfaction among 558 California general dentists usingExpand
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