Magdalena Wilczyńska-Borawska

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BACKGROUND Periodontitis contributes to generalized inflammation and development of systemic diseases, including atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. Its extent in maintenance haemodialysis (HD) patients is disputable and not known in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION Bactericidal, virucidal, and fungicidal activity of ozone is generally known and has been exploited for years in industry and medicine. Ozone therapy became an inherent element of the treatment of infection in such fields as surgery, dermatology, cosmetics, and dentistry. Ozone is a gas, so it penetrates very well even into such tissues and(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and experience of clinical consequences of untreated dental caries in primary dentition in 5 and 7 year-old children from north-east Poland and to find whether there is a correlation between dmft and pufa indices. MATERIAL/METHODS Two hundred fifteen children aged 5 and 7 years living in the(More)
Evidence has been emerging that hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) - a pluripotential regenerative cytokine - is a key factor in the pathogenesis and progression of periodontal disease, mostly through its over-stimulation of gingival epithelial cell growth and impairment of the regeneration of collagenous structures. We measured the levels of immunoreactive HGF(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to evaluate the knowledge of first aid in tooth avulsion among nurses working at schools in Bialystok, Poland. A part of this population attended a lecture on the management of dental trauma 2 years before. METHODS The survey was conducted in September 2010 and covered 50 (96.15%) school nurses from Bialystok.(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the knowledge and experience of the treatment of avulsed teeth amongst Polish dentists 5 years after the publication of IADT guidelines. METHODS On the basis of IADT guidelines, a voluntary anonymous 12-item questionnaire was developed to evaluate dentists' knowledge on the treatment of avulsed teeth. The survey was conducted during(More)
Periodontal disease is a common bacterial and destructive disorder of oral tissues. We reviewed epidemiological and experimental to data studies demonstrating close associations between chronic periodontitis and development of generalized inflammation, vascular endothelial injury, and atherosclerosis. Periodontal disease has been convincingly emerging as an(More)
Almost one fourth of traumatic dental injuries occur at schools or in their surroundings. Prevalence of tooth avulsion varies from 0.5% to 16% of all cases of dental trauma. Children with dental avulsion may seek help from school nurses so they should be able to provide first-aid treatment. However, many studies showed that the general level of knowledge of(More)
INTRODUCTION Premature loss of permanent teeth leads to stomatognathic system disability. It is a very serious but underrated problem for patients with chronic renal failure. The aim of study was analyse the degree of loss of masticatory function and number of teeth present for haemodialysis patients, and to define patients' needs for prosthetic treatment,(More)