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Expanding human population and economic growth have led to large-scale conversion of natural habitat to human-dominated landscapes with consequent large-scale declines in biodiversity. Conserving biodiversity, while at the same time meeting expanding human needs, is an issue of utmost importance. In this paper we develop a spatially explicit landscape-level(More)
The behavioral changes of children receiving dental treatment with oral sedation in a clinic was compared with the behavioral changes of children receiving dental treatment with general anesthesia in a hospital. In addition, the emotional response of the mothers of these 2 groups was compared before, during, and after the child’s dental treatment. The(More)
Epidermolysis bullosa presents a wide range of clinical symptoms. In this case, a patient had recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa that required dental treatment. Standard protocol modifications and medical considerations were required in preparation for general anesthesia. Postoperative follow-up, including monitoring the relationship of the(More)
A patient with von Willebrand's disease presenting for dental treatment requires thorough evaluation prior to the determination of a proper course of treatment. In this case report, a patient with von Willebrand's disease presented to the emergency room with dental trauma. A modified treatment plan, taking into account the severity of the patient's systemic(More)
This is a case report of an ectopically impacted, mandibular left second premolar. Radiographically the tooth was observed to have a large radiolucency in the crown. The surgical, orthodontic and restorative management of the case is presented with a brief literature review. The histological report substantiated the previous literature by confirming that(More)
A case report of bilateral eruption sequestra was presented. The eruption sequestrum must be included in the differential diagnosis of pain during eruption. Although previously thought to have little clinical significance, the eruption sequestrum may retain plaque in close association with the newly erupting tooth. The retained eruption sequestrum may lead(More)
This paper presents a variety of cases in which very early loss of abscessed primary molars caused early eruption of the permanent successors. Clinical sequelae including ectopic eruption, alteration of eruption sequence, arch-length inadequacy and tooth impaction are illustrated by five case reports.