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OBJECTIVES (1) To present a narrative review of the currently available alternative interventions and materials to formocresol pulpotomy for the management of extensive caries in the primary molar, and (2) to produce a clinical protocol for pulp therapy techniques in the extensively carious primary molar. INTRODUCTION The International Agency for Research(More)
It is well established that both cyclosporin and nifedipine are associated with gingival overgrowth. However, there is little information on the prevalence of this undesirable effect in paediatric patients. The present study investigated gingival overgrowth in 19 cardiac transplant patients aged 2 years 8 months to 16 years 3 months (1.5-8.5 years(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the self-perceived knowledge and attitudes of general dental practitioners (GDPs) concerning management of dental trauma in primary care. To identify potential barriers to the management of dental trauma in primary care. DESIGN AND SETTING A self-completion postal questionnaire survey of 417 GDPs in six local health authority(More)
This study was undertaken to investigate the outcomes in 20 children and adolescents who had undergone an intracoronal nonvital bleaching technique. Twenty-one discolored central incisor teeth were treated by the walking bleaching method and reviewed at intervals for 18 months following completion of bleaching. All teeth bleached lightened to varying(More)
BACKGROUND The regular consumption of acidic foods and drinks may be associated with dental erosion, and soft drink consumption appears to be increasing both in developed and developing countries. Dentists are aware that an acidic diet can contribute to the development of erosion; however, there may be confusion within the profession concerning the general(More)
OBJECTIVES Qualitative comparison of the clinical, radiographic and histological outcomes in a small sample of cariously exposed primary molars, extracted after unsuccessful pulp treatment by two vital pulpotomy methods. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The primary molars were extracted, because of treatment failure, during a longitudinal clinical investigation of(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical and radiological outcomes following two different, single visit vital pulp therapy techniques, in cariously exposed primary molar teeth. SETTING A paediatric dental clinic within the Dental Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. SUBJECTS Fifty two child patients were sequentially enrolled in the clinical investigation, 26(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of distraction osteogenesis to orthognathic surgery for the treatment of maxillary hypoplasia in individuals with cleft lip and palate. METHOD A systematic review of prospective randomized, quasi-randomized or controlled clinical trials. MEDLINE, EMBASE, Scopus, Web of Science, CINAHL, CENTRAL, trial registers and(More)