Mohamed Ali Bassiouny

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The implication of a traumatic injury to a permanent molar tooth as a complication by tongue piercing with ornamental jewelry is reported. An appropriate restorative management of the fractured tooth is described. The dentist's role in prevention and treatment of unfavorable complications is outlined. The rationales for selection of specific treatment(More)
As a hard tissue dental disease, dental erosion has a multifactorial etiology. The majority of dental erosion that originates from extrinsic sources is the result of dietary intake, particularly acidic beverages. Several preventive means have been proposed to minimize the damage to the dentition, including a reduction in the consumption of causative(More)
An accurate diagnosis is essential for successful treatment, making it critical that dentists recognize the differences among erosion lesions and the numerous etiologies that cause them. Erosion lesions may result from various factors, including intrinsic etiologies. The similarities among the intrinsic types of lesions and those caused by noncarious(More)
Accurate diagnosis of erosion defects caused by acidic beverages is essential when designing a comprehensive management strategy that includes combating possible recurrence. The manifestations of erosion lesions associated with acidic beverages are diverse, as seen in the differences and similarities of lesions associated with various regular and diet(More)
Citrus fruits and juices are an integral part of daily diets the world over; however, excessive and frequent consumption can cause damage to the human dentition. This article describes the characteristics of destruction induced by citrus products. Related factors include the fruits' acidic nature, their inherent highly fibrous content, the method of intake,(More)
Evidence-based case reports and epidemiologic surveys have indicated an association between dental erosion and high consumption of acidulated carbonated beverages (ACBs). This study sought to monitor the effect of exposure to ACBs on the topography and geometrical profile of disassociated human dentition. Two representatives of ACBs, caramelized (ACCB) and(More)
THE EFFECTIVENESS of a proximal brush on the interdental hygiene for partially edentulous individuals was investigated. Nineteen partially edentulous adults participated in a crossover study. Three groups were instructed to use the toothbrush alone or a toothbrush combined with either toothpicks or proximal brush. The effectiveness of the cleansing devices(More)
A study was conducted to observe the changes in areas with untreated mucogingival defects over a 4-year period. Upon entering dental school, a group of freshman students were assessed for Plaque Index, Gingival Index, probing depth, and width of keratinized gingiva. These same students were reassessed for the same parameters at the end of their senior year.(More)
A study has been carried out to assess the accuracy of the Schei ruler for measuring the amount of alveolar bone loss from radiographs. A dried human mandible was used for the purpose of this study. A preliminary test was conducted to achieve a standard radiographic technique. Two sets of radiographs were taken of anterior and posterior segments after(More)