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Oral hygiene practices, smoking habit, and self-perceived oral malodor among dental students.
The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of oral hygiene practices and halitosis among undergraduate students from King Saud University, College of Dentistry. A self-administeredExpand
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Periodontal disease adversely affects the survival of patients with end-stage renal disease.
Periodontal disease is associated with cardiovascular disease and is thought to accelerate systemic atherosclerosis. Here we examined the relationship between periodontitis and cardiovascular diseaseExpand
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Mini implants for definitive prosthodontic treatment: a systematic review.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Mini implants are commonly used in orthodontics and for interim prosthodontic treatment, but evidence for their use in definitive prosthodontic treatment is not clear. PURPOSEExpand
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Oral health status in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
UNLABELLED Leukemia is a malignancy of the bone marrow. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common pediatric malignancy and accounts for nearly 75% of all newly diagnosed leukemias and 25%Expand
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The antimicrobial effects of extracts of Azadirachta indica (Neem) and Salvadora persica (Arak) chewing sticks.
  • K. Almās
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Indian journal of dental research : official…
  • 1999
Chewing sticks (Miswak) is most commonly used int he Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Salvadora persica (Arak) and Azadirachta indica (Neem) are commonly used as oral hygiene tools in differentExpand
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Orofacial Manifestations in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease
Background:The aim of this study was to review the orofacial manifestations in patients with sickle cell disease (SCD). Methods:Indexed databases were explored using various combinations of theExpand
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In Vitro Antimicrobial Effectiveness of Root Canal Sealers against Enterococcus faecalis: A Systematic Review.
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this systematic review was to summarize the outcomes of in vitro studies of root canal sealers for their antimicrobial effectiveness against Enterococcus faecalis on theExpand
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Back & neck problems among dentists and dental auxiliaries.
In the practice of dentistry, stress, tension, and postural practices can contribute to back and neck problems. Two hundred and four dentists and dental auxiliary (87 males and 117 females) in RiyadhExpand
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The immediate antimicrobial effect of a toothbrush and miswak on cariogenic bacteria: a clinical study.
The aim of this study was to assess the antimicrobial activity of the miswak chewing stick (Salvadora persica) in vivo, especially on streptococcus mutans and lactobacilli. The study was conductedExpand
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Periodontitis and obstructive sleep apnea’s bidirectional relationship: a systematic review and meta-analysis
PurposeThe aim of this study is to evaluate the association between periodontal disease and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).MethodsElectronic search using PubMed, Cumulative Index to Nursing and AlliedExpand
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