Duska B Blagojevic

Learn More
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to examine factors associated with avulsion injury and to specify the association between these factors and the treatment, as well as the outcomes of avulsed permanent incisors in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS The sample consisted of 51 children with 62 avulsed permanent incisors, whose injuries had been managed in(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Retention of fissure sealants and good adaptation to enamel are essential for their success. Fluoride releasing resin-based materials are widely accepted for pit and fissure sealing, but newly designed glass ionomers can serve as a good alternative. The aim of this study was to evaluate microleakage and sealing ability in vitro, and to(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to investigate the most important etiological factors related to traumatic dental injuries, type of required treatment, period from injury to initial treatment and frequency of recall appointments. MATERIAL AND METHODS The sample consisted of 283 children with dental injuries managed at the Department of Dentistry of(More)
The aim of this study was to examine the factors affecting oral health status among intellectually disabled individuals in Serbia. The sample population was categorized according to age, sex, living arrangements, general health and the level of intellectual disability (ID). The diagnosis of dental caries was performed using the DMFT/dmft criteria. The oral(More)
INTRODUCTION Comprehensive epidemiological data regarding factors associated with traumatic dental injuries are scarce. OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to assess the frequency and analyze the factors associated with traumatic dental injuries in Serbian children. METHODS Research included children and adolescents with traumatic dental injury(More)
INTRODUCTION Based on literature data it is obvious that there is a connection between smoking and periodontal diseases. Alveolar bone loss increases with smoking. Tobacco smoking affects the proportion of subgingival bacterial flora by influencing oxidoreduction potential of dental plaque and thus making conditions for development of anaerobic bacteria.(More)
INTRODUCTION The pulp vitality preservation after a trauma to permanent teeth is of great importance since dental injuries are common. The aim of our study was to investigate the pulp vitality preservation after tooth injuries. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective analysis of records of patients with a trauma was performed. The sample consisted of all(More)
INTRODUCTION This paper reviews recent trends in basic dental disciplines and advantages of new clinical procedures over conventional. PROSTHETIC RECONSTRUCTION OF DEPULPED TEETH Post and core restoration is one of the most common treatment modalities applied when the remaining coronal tooth structure is not sufficient to provide the necessary retention(More)