Monica Scrieciu

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UNLABELLED Gingival overgrowth occurs as a response to several drugs, in some systemic diseases, as a consequence of a genetic predisposition or could be idiopathic, the last being less studied. Independently of the etiological factor involved, histological changes are maintained and intensified by the presence of the bacterial plaque. MATERIAL AND(More)
AIM In this work, we compared the histological features of the gingival lesions clinically diagnosed as fibrotic overgrowths due to various etiologic factors as well as an immunohistochemical assessment of fibroblasts phenotypic heterogeneity using the specific labeling for vimentin, α-smooth muscle actin (α-SMA) and fibroblast specific protein-1 (FSP1). (More)
  • SandaMihaela Popescu, Monica Scrieciu, Veronica Mercuu, Mihaela tuculina, Ionela Dascslu
  • 2015
Hypertension is a common disease encountered in dental setting. Its wide spreading, terrible consequences, and life-long treatment require an attentive approach by dentists. Hypertension management in dental office includes disease recognition and correct measurement, knowledge of its treatment and oral adverse effects, and risk assessment for dental(More)
The oral mucosa is a component of the oral ecosystem, which can be aggressed by corrosion products released from the dental alloys used in prosthetic dentistry therapy. The purpose of this study was to compare the in vivo effect of nickel and copper compounds on the oral mucosa cells, including their ability to induce cell death, by analyzing the cytochrome(More)
BACKGROUND Dental anxiety is a condition that causes a decrease in population addressability to the dentist with adverse consequences for long-term oral health. Assessment of behavioral factors that correlate with dental anxiety is important for accurate evaluation of dental fear. Its diagnosis in childhood is important for establishing therapeutic(More)
UNLABELLED The histological changes of the oral mucosa in contact with a metal alloy dentures is one of the current issues widely debated in the literature. AIM To highlight the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in human paraprosthetic gingival mucosa exposed to nickel and copper compounds using the immunohistochemical technique. The(More)
Purpose: The aim of the present study was to correlate etiological factors with noncarious cervical lesions in a group of patients from Craiova. Material and Methods: The study was conducted between November 2015 and May 2016 on 50 patients, aged 18-56 years, who addressed to the Oral Rehabilitation Clinic, from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of(More)
This paper reports the case of a 25-year-old male patient with bruxism who has been monitored for more than 20 years. Once his permanent teeth had erupted, his bruxism led to advanced wear at the palatal aspect of the maxillary incisors. The patient is physically normally developed but has muscle hypertrophy of the scapulohumeral belt, without having(More)
Face basosquamous or metatypical carcinoma is a rare and controversial form of skin cancer. It is characterized by increased incidence of recurrence and distant metastases. We present the case of a patient of 71 years with an ulcerative lesion of 3/4 cm in the nasal pyramid. The injury occurred due to trauma to the nasal pyramid, produced 13 years ago.(More)
The oral exostoses are protuberance located on the alveolar surfaces of the jawbones with nodular, flat or pedunculated shape. The purpose of this study was to highlight the variability of the morphological and clinical characteristics of torus palatinus (TP) and torus mandibularis (TM) in a sample of young and adults' Romanian people. The study was(More)