Dawn M. Nicholson

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A large percentage of dental implants experience complications, most commonly, infection leading to peri-implantitis and peri-mucositis, inflammatory disease involving pathogen contamination. It presents with radiographic findings of crestal bone loss. At this time there appears to be no compelling evidence for an effective intervention. The LANAP protocol(More)
Presentation software such as MS PowerPoint is increasingly being used to deliver classroom teaching. A questionnaire survey was conducted in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences at Manchester Metropolitan University to determine staff and students’ perspectives on its use. Findings of the survey are summarised here and particular(More)
Traumatic abdominal hernias are rare, but are easily missed in patients with multiple injuries in whom life-threatening injuries take precedence. A case is reported in which difficulty was experienced with closure of the abdominal wall; at re-exploration a diagnosis of abdominal hernia was made, and a tear in the retroperitoneum with herniation of 2 feet of(More)
Data are presented from a multi-center, prospective, longitudinal, clinical trial comparing four different treatments for periodontitis, (1) the LANAPTM protocol utilizing a FR pulsed-Nd:YAG laser; (2) flap surgery using the Modified Widman technique (MWF); (3) traditional scaling and root planing (SRP); and (4) coronal debridement (CD). Each treatment was(More)
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