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INTRODUCTION Several bone graft materials have been used in the treatment of infrabony defects. Demineralized freeze-dried bone allograft (DFDBA) has been histologically proven to be the material of choice for regeneration. However, platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) has been said to have several properties that aid in healing and regeneration. Hence, this study(More)
Type 2 DM is associated with high rates of morbidity and premature mortality. Various potential health effects of coffee have been extensively studied, but data on habitual coffee consumption and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus have only recently been published. We systematically reviewed cohort studies (identified after searching through MEDLINE) from(More)
The aim of the present meta-analysis is to determine the clinical and radiographic outcomes of using platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) for the treatment of periodontal intra-bony defect (IBD) compared with open flap debridement (OFD). MEDLINE/PubMed, EBSCO and Cochrane database were used to identify studies in English language published from January 1, 2005 to(More)
Diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has become a global problem. Role of n-3 FA in its prevention is still not completely understood. We carried out this systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the relation of dietary intake of fish and n-3PUFA with risk of diabetes. We searched PUBMED, EMBASE and GOOGLE with cross references to identify relevant articles. Since(More)
Glandular odontogenic cyst (GOC) is an uncommon developmental odontogenic cyst of jaws with a relative frequency between 0.012 and 1.3%. GOC is very rare and only 111 cases have been documented in the English literature so far. Generally, this cyst is encountered in the anterior areas of the mandible and is more common with a wide age range, the mean age(More)
Asthma is one of the most common respiratory diseases affecting all age groups. The world is now trying to identify some dietary factors which can play a preventive role. We performed this systematic review and meta-analysis of RCTs to assess the effect of intake of polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) in infancy and/or childhood on incidence of asthma or(More)
OBJECTIVE To confirm effectiveness of nonsurgical periodontal treatment during pregnancy on pregnancy outcome in terms of preterm birth and low birth weight (LBW). METHOD We searched for Randomized controlled trials in MEDLINE, CINAHL and EMBASE. from January 2000 to October 2012. References of included studies were hand searched. Studies which measured(More)
Transformation of research into clinical practice is the most challenging step in evidence based dental practice. Designing the most reliable research with applicable endpoint evaluation is very important as it can lead to successful research outcomes that can be accepted in clinical practice. In the periodontal research few accepted endpoints are used(More)
CONTEXT AND AIM Asthma is a common problem in paediatric population. International treatment guidelines recognize the role of inhaled corticosteroids for asthma in young children. Inhaled fluticasone propionate is reported to have greater systemic effects like other corticosteroids. Limited data is available on safety of this drug when used for longer(More)