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OBJECTIVE A case control study to identify risk factors for burning mouth syndrome (BMS). MATERIAL AND METHODS Quantitative analysis was carried out on the total salivary flow at rest and stimulated; subjective xerostomia, ingestion of medicines and the psychological states of anxiety and depression in 40 patients with BMS and 40 controls. RESULTS The(More)
INTRODUCTION Bone defects are rather common after oral surgery and may prove difficult to repair. OBJECTIVE We provide a histomorphological analysis of the bone regenerative capacity of platelet-rich plasma at different concentrations and the extraction of platelet-rich bone marrow, compared with beta-tricalcium phosphate. METHODOLOGY We performed an(More)
AIM  To determine the prevalence of apical periodontitis (AP) and the frequency of root canal treatment in a sample of Spanish adults. DESIGN  A descriptive cross-sectional study. SETTING  Barcelona, Spain. PARTICIPANTS  A total of 397 adult subjects, 49% males and 51% females. METHODS  Digital panoramic radiographs were used. Periapical status was(More)
AIM   To describe a case of endodontic sealer (AH Plus) penetration within the mandibular canal after root canal treatment with resolution of pain and paraesthesia after a non-surgical approach, including treatment with prednisone and pregabalin. SUMMARY   A 37-year-old woman underwent root canal treatment of the left mandibular second molar tooth.(More)
TT-173 is a new hemostatic agent consisting of yeast-derived microvesicles containing a modified version of recombinant human tissue factor. In the present work, the procoagulant activity of TT-173 has been evaluated for the first time in humans. This is a phase I, randomized, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy, safety, systemic absorption,(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to investigate radiographically the relationship of tobacco smoking and periapical status by using a retrospective case-control study design. METHODS The records of 79 controls and 79 age- and sex-matched cases were examined. Case was defined as a patient who has at least 1 radiographically detectable periapical(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to investigate radiographically the prevalence of apical periodontitis (AP) and endodontic treatment in a sample of adult type II diabetic patients and control subjects. METHODS In a cross-sectional study, the radiographic records of 50 adult patients reporting a history of well-controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus(More)
The possible connection between chronic oral inflammatory processes, such as apical periodontitis and periodontal disease (PD), and systemic health is one of the most interesting aspects faced by the medical and dental scientific community. Chronic apical periodontitis shares important characteristics with PD: 1) both are chronic infections of the oral(More)
A case of orofacial pain and inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) paraesthesia after extrusion of endodontic sealer within the mandibular canal treated with prednisone and pregabalin is described. A 36-year-old woman underwent root canal treatment of the mandibular second right premolar tooth. Post-operative panoramic radiograph revealed the presence of radiopaque(More)
OBJECTIVE the aim of this study is to investigate the clinical evolution, the spontaneous remission of the symptomatology and the response to different treatments in a group of burning mouth syndrome patients. STUDY DESIGN the sample was formed by a group of patients that were visited in the Unit of Oral Medicine of the Dentistry Clinic of the University(More)